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Ship Inn

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5, Shore Head, Stonehaven AB39 2JY, Scotland
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed at Ship Inn for obscure reasons to do with Limassol, Cyprus. Oh, and the location and picture postcard setting and views. The harbour view room was a good size for two, had brilliant views, and was clean and comfortable. Check-in was easy, and breakfast a good choice and well done. Parking is not easy if you have a... More 

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Sedona, Arizona
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Anywhere else and the Ship Inn would be just another hotel. Good, but not out of the ordinary. Its location right on the port at Stonehaven is what makes it special. We arrived on a sunny Sunday evening which showed off the hotel and the port at its best. Having checked in, we enjoyed drinks sitting outside looking over the... More 

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

Only stayed one night, but very comfortable room with lovely views across the harbour. Evening meal delicious, scallops, crab & mussels yum & one of the best breakfasts we had on our tour around Scotland friendly & helpful staff 9/10 Thank you

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed in a room directly above the bar. Being the summer had to open window. Unfortunately, the bar patrons decided to hang out all night and smoke just below my window. Between the noise and the smoke traveling up the wall and into my room, I got no sleep at all. If you plan to stay at this hotel and... More 

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Bristol, West Virginia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Four of us stayed at the Ship Inn in July and the rooms are average size, with comfortable beds and good showers. The inn was clean and the staff was very friendly. We opted for standard rooms since we were only there for one night but I wish we had upgraded to ocean view rooms as the harbor view was... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Full disclosure, I don’t like old hotels. I’ll take convenient and comfortable over charm any day. But, there aren’t a lot of options in Stonehaven. The Ship Inn is pretty much your best choice if you’re in town to check out Dunnottar or for a quick seaside getaway. It is a lovely location. You can’t get much more quaint and... More 

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had to alter my dates (my fault) at the last minute but the staff were very helpful However it meant I ended in the smallest room which was spoilt by the fact I could hear the people in the next room through a thin partition wall. The view from my window over the harbour was terrific. The restaurant was... More 

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Butler, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While visiting Dunnottar Castle, you cannot go wrong by staying at The Ship Inn in Stonehaven. It is charming and well-appointed, and the employees are very kind and helpful. Keep up the great work, Ship Inn!

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Zurich, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely location with a splendid view from our room on the 1st floor over the old harbour. Quite busy in the evening, so do reserve a room in a restaurant well in advance. The Ship Inn's restaurant serves honest and hearty food, the adjacent pub has a huge whisky selection and is crammed with people, and all of this in... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My daughter and I stayed in the ship inn for three nights in the luxury double with harbour view. I picked this place to stay as I have such fond memories of holidaying in stonehaven as a child, spending most of our time playing at the harbour. The room was lovely, with tremendous views, very roomy, clean and warm with... More 

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