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Shipwrights Arms Hotel

55-61 Wherstead Road, Ipswich IP2 8JJ, England
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Ranked #18 of 22 Hotels in Ipswich
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Grimsby, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Do NOT use this hotel. Took double payment from my account, and now refusing to repay it because "The boss is out of the country". Complete refusal to help in any way, now having to get the police involved to attempt to get the money refunded. A disgrace to the trade.

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Armagh, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

this is the worst hotel ever stayed in although cheap you still expect place to be clean and curtains not falling down had to use duvet to cover window so no one could see in. checking in time was 12 there was not even anyone there to let us in eventually when someone came we did not get into room... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Easiest way to review is by for's and against as follows: For's Friendly enough welcome, laid back atmosphere, large bedroom and bathroom with balcony, okay decor and furniture, firm comfortable bed, value for money, near the town and marina, free parking, power from shower very good, breakfast was set fry up for a fiver which was good but could have... More 

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Oshawa, Canada
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68 reviews 68 reviews
21 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

to my surprise when i walked upstairs i had a massive room with a flatscreen tv and a balcony that faces the sunrise. the owner is ususally in the lobby great irish guy were talking a bit in the bar. bar is separate from hotel rooms so no noise. great place so close to trains!

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Basildon, United Kingdom
19 reviews 19 reviews
3 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

The hotel is a fantastic base in a great location. In a quite area, have a drink in the hotel bar, and then a few mins walk to the action that Ipswich has to offer. The rooms in the hotel are adequate. You get what you pay for. It's just somewhere to lay your head for a reasonable amount of... More 

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Warwick, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

This hotel claims to offer Sunday lunches and breakfast. This is a blatant lie. When I arrived in a Sunday, I asked if they did food and was told no and that I had to go into town. Breakfast is also not available. This is contrary to what they claim on booking.com. Although the rooms were clean, they are very... More 

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

Stayed here for business and after reading some of the reviews we really didnt know what to expect!! So glad we stayed we had a good nights sleep and the female bar staff was very helpful her name is Theresa and next time me and my husband stay we hope to see to her again. Thank you Theresa for making... More 

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Westgate-on-Sea, United Kingdom
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

Arrived for an overnight stay on the 29th October. Due to a mix up over the booking was placed in a dirty room. No hangers in the wardrobe and not even a chair to put a jacket on. Full up waste bin (beer cans), no towels, shower/ toilet dirty as the sink had ground in dirt and there was a... More 

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Stafford, United Kingdom
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113 reviews 113 reviews
54 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

After reading the reviews already left on here I'm not sure I stayed at the same place. I arrived around 4:30 after being told that no one would be about until after 4 o'clock. The welcome that you got in the bar was very good, the woman who was serving made you feel very welcome, and the locals happily chatted... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

I booked on line at 55 pounds, and added 10 pounds for breakfast for 2. Arrived at 3pm. All the doors were locked. Telephoned, but the phone wasn't answered. Finally sent an email and left. One hour later received a phone call "I was in but upstairs". Rooms are nice enough, though the fridge was hidden in a cupboard and... More 

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Address: 55-61 Wherstead Road, Ipswich IP2 8JJ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Suffolk > Ipswich
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 12
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