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Habourside | Quay Street, Minehead, Exmoor National Park TA24 5UL, England
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Old Ship Aground
Ranked #12 of 38 Minehead B&B and Inns
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW via mobile

I booked into a room which was described as a harbour view. If you get passed looking at the countless bins and recycling at the back of pub to the 'harbour view' then ok. But certainly not what I was expecting. The room smelt damp, it was extremely basic. The small TV was fixed to the far corner of the... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
14 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Not expensive; clean & tidy accommodation and yes it is "en suite" but to be honest I've been in roomier showers in caravans, and the sink defies anyone to wash both hands at the same time. Good breakfast though and food menu is certainly different. Plenty of people in the pub in the evening. Ok for overnight but not sure... More

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Derby, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked at short notice as most other hotels were fully booked or a bit on the pricy side, didn't expect anything more than a cheap and cheerful couple of nights . . . how wrong we were, far from being cheap and cheerful, everything was excellent. The bed linen was spotlessly clean and crisp, our room was lovely and... More

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85 reviews 85 reviews
21 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The evening food here is fine and there are good real ales, so I've done a separate review for it. The B&B, however, was disappointing. It's not a hugely expensive place (but neither is it as cheap as chips) and it is a pub so we were not going to grumble about the accommodation, which is a little on the... More

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Cornwall, United Kingdom
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207 reviews 207 reviews
38 hotel reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having stayed here under old management , it was nice to experience the new improvements under the new management. Better room, nice comfortable bed, re-furbished bathrooms better quality food and service. Free Wifi too with code. With those improvements goes slightly higher prices, but I think you will find it's worth it for a bed that does not have springs... More

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Southampton, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

stayed hear for three nights,where very lucky with weather,nothing but sunshine,excellent view of harbour from room 12,with balcony ,nice comfy beds,friendly staff,very nice food,a nice relaxing environment. great stay.

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Yateley, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 via mobile

Another fantastic weekend at the old ship since the new ownership, the bedrooms are spotless with the most comfortable beds, food excellent and the home made profiteroles are to die for, hospitality superb,cant fault anything. Well done Julian and the crew, you have really turned the old ship around, we cant wait to return in the very near future.

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

stayed here before and after new ownership - much improved - clean, en-suite rooms with good quality towels and toiletries and effective shower. food is very reasonable with some nice touches and an excellent range of beers - breakfast was excellent. just out of town centre but an easy 10 minute walk. I was on a sea fishing trip so... More

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51 reviews 51 reviews
13 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Mrs A and I found this pub when we recently stayed in Minehead. Although we were staying at another hotel, we wanted somewhere different to eat. The Old Ship Aground turned out to be a delightful find - wonderful staff, an excellent kitchen and a first-class chef. And Ringwood beer! - well, two brews, anyway. We were in the town... More

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Julian A, Owner at Old Ship Aground, responded to this review

Its great to hear how much you enjoyed your meals at The Old Ship Aground. We regularly change the guest beers so 49'er may well make an appearance in the future! Thanks for sharing your comments and we'll look forward to welcoming you back. More

Petersfield, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Travelled to Minehead on spec found this were only staying for few nights stayed longer due to wonderful atmosphere, food, staff, all excellent could not have stayed anywhere better.Excellent english breakfasts, also kippers lovely,on last day of stay my husband asked for poached eggs and bacon which he recieved and thoughly enjoyed.Will be back.

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It doesnt get better for us than when people extend their stay because they are enjoying it so much. Delighted that you had such a great stay and thanks for taking the time to share your experience. More

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Address: Habourside | Quay Street, Minehead, Exmoor National Park TA24 5UL, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Somerset > Exmoor National Park > Minehead
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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Old Ship Aground Minehead, Somerset

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Historic Harbourside Pub & Hotel. A landmark building with its history of hospitality going back over 100 years. Our food experience will be very much 'River Cottage' style is very traditional. If we cannot grow it or raise it on our farm, you can be sure it is locally sourced and the very best of quality. From home smoked bacon to our own baked breads you won't go hungry.Completely refurbished during the summer of 2013 – Opening September 2013 ... more   less 
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