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Reviewed 1 week ago

A flying visit to the West Country and the lovely town of Dartmouth made all the better by a great stay at the Ship in Dock. A friendly welcome, good food, clean and cosy rooms with great views of the River Dart and Coronation Park. A traditional English pub with a good atmosphere too. An ideal base to explore the...

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Another short break at the Ship in Dock saw us notice the subtle yet pleasing improvements throughout the pub and rooms. The warm welcome we receive from Kevin and Michelle is more as friends than guests and helps to make our stay even more enjoyable. Breakfast is hearty and a great way of starting the day and enjoy a good...

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Thank paulandsue2015
Callington, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 10, 2017

We have recently visited Dartmouth and stayed at The Ship in Dock Inn, we needed a break away after having to work most of the Christmas period. We booked in for a two night stay on a bed and breakfast basis. The Inn is located in a nice position about 100 yards from the River Dart and a two minute...

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Thank Owlincallington
Devizes, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 21, 2016

Ok, as Kevin says elsewhere it's not the Hilton but then I wasn't expecting it to be either. I actually would prefer to stay at the Ship in Dock rather than a pretentious Hilton. The room was comfortable (maybe need a bigger TV though Kev) and we both slept really well. The breakfast was very good as many non-residents would...

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Thank TownFish
Cheddar, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 27, 2016

We had a great three night break in Dartmouth and our stay at the Ship in Dock was very comfortable. We thought the breakfast was exceptional, good quality food and very well cooked. We would definitely stay there again as we thought it very good value.

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Reviewed October 6, 2016

Small but warm and friendly pub/inn. Food was pretty good and the location is really handy when you park up and walk into town. Nice view from room and we had no problem sleeping with the window open. Would stay there again without hesitation.

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Thank Keith P
Reviewed October 6, 2016

Arrived to an excellent welcome by the staff and was told about the events in Dartmouth and the surrounding area. Our room had an fantastic river view, was clean & compact, the breakfast was good and the owner pampered to "specific" requirements. We tried the pizza in the bar in the evening in the small but friendly locals bar. Would...

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Thank Martin L
Reviewed October 6, 2016

We had a great weekend in Dartmouth and really enjoyed the Ship in Dock. The room was quirky but very comfortable. We did not eat in the pub, as we overslept both days and walked into town for Brunch. A good selection of beers and friendly atmosphere in the bar downstairs. Parking was a worry, but we managed to park...

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Thank Tim H
Reviewed September 19, 2016 via mobile

Not great, people running it were nice enough, but room seemed dirty. Carpets looked like they hadn't been hoovered and just looked generally dirty, orange grouting in bathroom and we weren't sure if the toilet had been cleaned properly. Bedding was clean and the view across the harbour was nice. Light bulb in the room and bathroom were blown. It...

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TheShipinDockInn, Owner at The Ship in Dock Inn, responded to this review

Once again I apologise for your and your friends poor experience of the pub. I know when you checked in I was otherwise diverted and didn't react as I could have. I don't agree with all your comments but I think that some of the issues you raise are fair, and we have made efforts to address them. With reference...

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Reviewed September 19, 2016

the only good thing about the"pub" is the position of it near to the river and town. carpets very stained, woodwork ,paint and décor marked and dirty. bathroom radiator rusty,and peeling. everything worn and grubby. the only good thing was the comfortable bed. the breakfast was o k.

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TheShipinDockInn, Owner at The Ship in Dock Inn, responded to this review

I read this review with a heavy heart and really cannot apologise for how you feel. I don't necessarily agree with all your comments, but I think there is certainly some room for improvement on our part. Our plans for the winter will see some issues resolved including exterior decorating, decorating of the stairwell, and new stair carpet. I took...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Ship In Dock is a small bed & breakfast with comfortable super king double beds and well appointed bathrooms in every room. Alongside a 17th century inn, with a small intimate bar and dining room, where you can enjoy Dartmouth's best value breakfast or an evening meal cooked using fresh local ingredients. Come and enjoy a stay with us, or pop into the pub for a great value meal of great value food. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Ship in Dock Inn

Address: 1 Ridge Hill, Dartmouth TQ6 9PE, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Dartmouth
Price Range: $88 - $127 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Ship in Dock Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 4
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The Ship In Dock Inn Dartmouth, Devon
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“The river views are to die for...”
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“Both first floor rooms very good - one with bath and one with shower - did not see others.”
 of 5 bubbles SusanN5A5AF, Apr 19, 2016 | Read review
“2nd floor quieter.”
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