I booked for two nights with my partner and two children aged 3 and 4. From the outside The Old Ship Inn looked quaint and welcoming, the parking issues were not so much of a problem(we were warned that there was only a few spaces on a first come first serve basis) however from the moment we arrived we were met with disgusting behavior from who I now know to be the manager, filthy rooms and all round poor service. As we walked in through the back enterence we were met by what can only be described as a gang of drunken, foul mouthed individuals who at the time were picking on a young man by shouting disgusting anti-homosexual abuse at him and his friend.
After we were shown to out room, which looked like it had not been cleaned in several weeks, we went downstairs to sample the food, which we found to be on par with what we had seen from this establishment so far. As the children were tired we decided to get an early night but tose plans went quickly out of the window when the live band started up and the noise continued until 3.25am.
In the morning both myself and my partner made the decision to go searching for new accommodation, which we found and the remainder of our trip was peaceful and thouroughly enjoyable.
I would never stay in the Old Ship Inn again and I would reccommend that anyone considering staying here look else where, we found a lovely hotel just yards away.
- Also Known As:
- The Old Ship Hotel
- The Old Ship Hotel Dorchester
- The Old Ship Inn Dorchester, Dorset
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