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Ship Inn

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5, Shore Head, Stonehaven AB39 2JY, Scotland
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Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Stonehaven
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ken F Kingscliff, Australia
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Kingscliff, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we we're delighted with our stay at the Ship Inn. The room was very comfortable with a great harbour view. The food and service available in the restaurant were excellent. Loved it! The location was perfect, we strolled the harbour front and had an easy walk along the bay or through the streets back into the town centre.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Me and my partner popped in after a trek up to the castle. Nestled quaintly within the harbour we thought it would be lovely as we were both starving. Don't order the Cullen skink it's rubbish. For the love of God please get someone to educate those chefs that Cullen skink is more than a tattie soup and in fact... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a top floor family room overlooking the harbour. The view was wonderful and the room well appointed, the bathroom modern and all very clean. We had a very nice meal in the restaurant and an excellent breakfast there the next morning.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

I had driven from Staffordshire and was on my way to Huntly and I decided to break the journey and followed the signs to Stonehaven. I called in to the Ship on spec and the manager showed me two available rooms. I chose the one with the view and I had a very pleasant stay. The room was warm and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

My husband goes here on business and sometimes I accompany him for a day or two, the last visit was not so good as the bed was hard and uncomfortable. Please upgrade the other part of your lodgings as some of the rooms are dated and beds uncomfortable. The upgraded rooms are lovely and a bit more spacious. We like... More 

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Harare, Zimbabwe
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Absolute disaster - noise from the pub till late - hear every door opening and closing - guests up making a noise in next door room till 5 in the morning - no respect for other guests - never again and not recommended at all - bathroom heat rail on max and couldn't turn it down so bathroom was a... More 

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sjcshank, Owner at Ship Inn, responded to this review

I don't generally respond to these reviews, but this a total exaggeration:- The room these people stayed in is above the restaurant which was empty by 10.30pm. The bar wasn't noisy and, in any case, is not audible from this room. We asked other guests who were in the same corridor if they were disturbed during the night and they... More 

Oxford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Stonehaven harbour is very picturesque and the Ship Inn is in a wonderful location. A lovely place to stay. Room was good value, the bar was busy and friendly and the breakfast was good. Go for a room with a harbour view. I booked a room "without harbour view" and that was certainly true - a view of an alley... More 

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De Witt, Iowa, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

The cove has been a haven for boats and old sailing ships since the mid-1600s and this hotel and restaurant with cozy pub really satisfied my curiosity. The tidal ebb and flow just outside the window was fantastic, the misty evenings and crisp sunny mornings made a full range of scenery without leaving my seat in the pub. The room... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

I enjoyed staying at the Ship Inn very much. Good service. lovely location. The staff members were prompt to respond any need. lovely restaurant and pub I enjoyed staying at the Ship Inn very much. Good service. lovely location. The staff members were prompt to respond any need. lovely restaurant and pub

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Edinburgh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 via mobile

Great stay. Staff very helpful. Rooms are small but comfortable. Food amazing and portions are massive. Love the breakfast as well. Cannot wait to a return visit and will make it a much longer stay. Well impressed

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