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The Ship at Dunwich

St James Street, Dunwich IP17 3DT, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Colchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Spent a couple of nights here for a midweek break. We chose this hotel because we could take along the dog. On arrival we were greeted politely by a pleasant member of staff and shown to our room. We stayed in one of the lodges from the main building, the room was lovely, spacious, comfortable and clean. With lots of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Outstanding stay. Very close to the beach, short walk. Wonderful small museum just a couple of doors down. Stayed in the great rooms across the parking lot so had ease of access to our car. Great breakfast. Wonderful dinner in the pub where lots of the locals gather in the evenings

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

This was our 1st visit to the ship but will not be our last. All the staff were very attentive. The rooms were newly refurbished and immaculate. Food and drink in the bar was excellent. It's dog friendly, and very well situated for lots of excellent walks.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited for a one night stay and eat break. We had a marsh view room, actually 2 rooms as a room with twin beds upstairs. Very nice, warm, welcoming and all we could need supplied. Food at both dinner and breakfast was good. Only pity was we could not stay longer. Wi-Fi was intermittent but worked sometimes.

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our second visit, but this time with friends to take advantage of the half price winter B&B offer, proved to be a thoroughly worthwhile experience and although just for one night, we all came away feeling very relaxed and wished we could have stayed a little longer. Our two marsh facing rooms were immaculate and extremely comfortable with fabulous walk... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely inn, a wonderful maze of rooms, great food, large portions, warm service. Highly recommend it and book early. Definitely be back. This was a stones throw from The Coach House where were staying so very convenient. 100 yards from beach so you burn off your dinner.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first stay at the Ship and we are so glad to have discovered our ideal sort of place, in a part of the country we love visiting. It has the feel of a real country inn - warm, welcoming, good food and drink and above all a nice relaxed, friendly atmosphere. Also, overtly dog friendly (Matilda was... More 

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Ipswich
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in a family room outside of the main building. The room had recently been refurbished to a good standard and is a very large room with a sofa too. The tv was way too small to watch from the sofa. Huge bathroom with large bath wet room shower. The water pressure/temperature of the shower wasn't quite right and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After a long drive The Ship was a site for sore eyes. A beautiful pub both inside and out - the perfect pit stop before a walk along the beach. Notably, they have some nice outdoor seating and are presumably dog-friendly as there were a lot of wagging tails outside!

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Woodbridge, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We live in Suffolk and as a family we have been coming to the Ship at Dunwich for over 30 years as it's always been a fantastic destination. On Sunday 15th Feb we decided to drive to Minsmere and walk to Dunwich for late lunch. To be on the safe side we checked the Ship's website to ensure they deserved... More 

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