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The Old Ship Hotel

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Mill Square, Padstow, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The room was clean and well furnished. However it was situated over the kitchen below and every few minutes you heard the slamming of the fridge freezer doors. This would go on all day and not stop until service finished in the evening around 10. the chiller units would be on 24/7. No way was this going to be a... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My partner and I spent the weekend at The Old Ship and enjoyed everything about it! Once you've found your way into the car park, which is secure by the way, you enter a lively bar, not just tourists but locals which makes it so much better! Looking at some other reviews I wonder what they expect. What I found... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Before I start, do not ever travel to Padstow in the European summer break. The hotel is as the name suggests, old!!!!!!. Apart from the exterior,the hotel was clean and the food was of a good quality. The ale was cold,friendly staff,clean rooms and hot running water. What the Old Ship has going for themselves is Location. they are just... More 

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Tamworth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Usually dine and drink here each time we are in padstow. The pub never fails to impress. Excellent selection of local beers and ales. Food is very good also eat as family here tonight. Sirloin steak from local butchers is a must, cooked to perfection topped with locally caught king prawns delicately flavoured through their cooking. We also had grilled... More 

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Cwmbran, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our second visit as a family we thoroughly enjoyed our meal . The bar and restaurant always seem busy (sometimes with children running around) but the food is served quickly by a very pleasant waiter. I had the steak burger which was delicious, I forget what the others had I was to busy stuffing my face! The bill (pay at... More 

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Bristol
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped here on a busy day in Padstow. Good service, great menu choice and good drinks choice. The staff were excellent as it was extremely busy. Lovely food and a great atmosphere. We were pleased with our choice of pub and were rewarded with good food and service

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Wigan, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

This is the fourth time we have stayed at the Old Ship and the second time with our teenage daughter. We had adjoining rooms 7 and 12 again which afforded us some privacy and gave us peace of mind for the security of our daughter. The rooms were, once again, spotless and the housekeeping staff provided an excellent service as... More 

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Rhondda, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

arrived late afternoon on Sunday 5th July, shown to room 14. Did not stay long in room went for walk and some food. After our return my wife complained of something sticking to her feet,on inspection it was dogs hair which made her feel sick.After breakfast the following morning I went to reception and told the little fella there that... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Staff great,food very over price and not so well cooked. Accommodation ok,comfy bed,but ensuite smaller than my wardrobe. Room did not look as shown on web site. But the worst thing was the noise from the bar down stairs! Don't plan for an early night!!!

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 via mobile

I really enjoyed my meal and the service was polite and efficient even if very busy. The food was pleasant and the portions very generous, we found place inside without booking, but on a sunny day the tables are outside must be great!!!

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