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The Ship Hotel

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Main Road, Brancaster Staithe PE31 8AP, England
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Eye, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
22 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here last Sunday as a treat from a family member. The hotel is conveniently situated to visit all places along the North Norfolk coastline. With only 9 rooms it feels very relaxed. We stayed in room 5 which is furnished and decorated to a high standard reflecting on the New Zealand theme. There were a selection of teas,... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
10 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a take-away haddock & chips on a Monday night, and it was a mistake! The fish was far from fresh, and was the worst tasting fried fish we've had for years. We thought it was probably left after a busy weekend, but hadn't been kept properly chilled or was otherwise hanging around too long. If we'd had it... More 

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Haverhill, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in Brancaster over the half term break with our Labrador Cora and a couple of friends. The ship is just as the classic song suggests....".you can check out any time you want but you can never leave" Scott and his staff are so welcoming and friendly, before you know it much of the afternoon and evening has passed... More 

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North West England
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117 reviews 117 reviews
33 hotel reviews
149 helpful votes 149 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went here as there was nothing on the menu as our first choice that 3 out of the 4 of us would eat. It will now be our first choice, 3 of us had the nicest most succulent burgers around and the 4th had the moules We all loved our meals, we had a large round table that made talking... More 

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Henfield, United Kingdom
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76 reviews 76 reviews
20 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A first time visit to the SHip for a winter weekend that turned out to be gloriously sunny but cold. The is dog heaven all shapes and sizes are welcome into the friendly bar and one part of the restaurant. The service was extremely good throughout our stay at dinner, in the bar, and at breakfast. The hotel goes the... More 

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Great Yarmouth, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Stayed at The Ship for a couple of nights using the hotel as a base to explore North Norfolk. We had a fantastic stay, service was great, rooms were comfortable and clean, food was superb. We ate at the hotel both nights and liked that we had the table all night as residents of the hotel. We would definitely come... More 

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Market Harborough, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Nice and dog friendly accommodation is hard to find and the Ship provides it exceptionally well. The friendly and efficient staff made our stay really enjoyable. Food was excellent and plentiful with locally caught seafood on offer as well as other local produce. The Ship is a great base for exploring the area which has several beaches which allow dogs... More 

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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

We chose this hotel based on it's website. Our room (no5) was lovely with the most enormous and quirky bed! It looked as if it was fashioned from old Spanish doors or a pirate ship, it was really comfy. Our visit in January coincided with a spell of really bitter weather, yet were were never cold. The bathroom was beautifully... More 

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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96 reviews 96 reviews
14 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

This was our first time as hotel guests at The Ship. We had eaten meals there many times. We had a really comfortable room with large bed and spacious shower room. Excellent tea and coffee making facilities with fresh coffee and high end tea bags, as well as herbal options and delicious hand made biscuits made for a good welcome.... More 

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81 reviews 81 reviews
38 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

With a last minute decision to go to Norfolk in anticipated wintry conditions we were encouraged by a late-deal (The room size wasn't good value at the full asking price, but it was perfectly reasonable with the deal). Lovely boutique room with quality tea/coffee and lovely bathroom toiletries. A cosy pub with good range of real ales, a stunning local... More 

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