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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

In my lifetime of travelling I have probably visited 50 - 60 countries, and have stayed in accommodation costing as little as 10 pence per night. In all of that time and those hundreds of thousands of miles, I don't recall any hotel experience anywhere near as unpleasant as the Shipwright's Arms, Ipswich. After a night's fitful sleep on a...

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Reviewed December 13, 2016 via mobile

Discussing. Do not stay there! No matter how cheap it is they should still meet basic health and hygiene standards but they are a long way off. I am certain the room had just had the bed made in between guest an nothing else done. (I am just hoping they didn't realise use the bedding from the last guests). There...

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great yarmouth
Reviewed December 12, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here as wanted a do a bit of shopping in the town centre and live around 50 miles away.On arrival we were shown to our room by a nice lady but straightaway I was shocked by the musty smell and filthy carpets.We dropped our shopping off , had a bit of a giggle about how it was the...

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Devon
Reviewed November 14, 2016

I am at a loss as to how to best describe it. I took some photos & will attach one which shows the crumpled state of the duvet cover when I arrived in the room. In the morning I went down to breakfast but found the door locked & as I walked around the outside I could not see any...

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Stafford, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 20, 2016

The problem with the place is that it oversells and under delivers. In essence this is a cheap, no frills B&B attached to a local pub - if it advertised itself as that it would be passable - not great - but passable. We were only there for one night and the price was extraordinarily low - the corporate alternatives...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed September 7, 2016

Best part of our stay last weekend was when we arrived and the extra bedding was not made up in the room. I went downstairs to ask the woman at reception for it and was told I would have to carry it up and do it myself. When I made a mild statement claiming that wasn't such great service, the...

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Abingdon, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 16, 2016

This establishment needs a visit from the awarding body that gave it 3 stars. I had booked 2 nights. On day 1 I bought Flash bathroom spray and cloths so that I could clean the bathroom. I do not think I need to say more.... can this place be checked out.

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Reviewed April 27, 2016

This hotel should not be called a hotel, , it is a lock up facility with bed only, no heating or hot water on tap, , shabby interior, dated , mould in shower cubicle, damp room , wanted payment immiediate even though payment had been taken out my account 3 days earlier than booking dot com said any money would...

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Taunton, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 16, 2015

If you want the worst experience and to be totally ripped off and accused of things you did not do, just so they can get more money for a failing business, then best you stay here. they are fraudsters and liars . I never make comments on sites about places I stay but this one needs a very wide berth,...

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Reviewed October 6, 2015 via mobile

I wasn't expecting The Ritz for the price but I did expect a clean room with hot water. The room was dated and dirty. The bed was uncomfortable, mismatch bedding, filthy carpets, no hot water, a dripping tap that kept us awake all night, falling down curtains, I could go on but I think you get the message.

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Amenities

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Shipwrights Arms Hotel

Address: 55-61 Wherstead Road, Ipswich IP2 8JJ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Suffolk > Ipswich
Price Range: $54 - $72 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Shipwrights Arms Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 12
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“There's a Marriott, a novotel and a premier inn all very close by”
 of 5 bubbles 509Martin, Oct 20, 2016 | Read review
“If you have to stay here take some cleaning equipment”
 of 5 bubbles PrisOn2014, Aug 16, 2016 | Read review
“just go elsewhere, no tv area , tv didnt work , no wifi,”
 of 5 bubbles scattNe, Apr 27, 2016 | Read review
“all about the money”
 of 5 bubbles LynW480, Sep 19, 2015 | Read review
“no good rooms from the reviews”
 of 5 bubbles AnneS547, Sep 2, 2015 | Read review
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