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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Just stayed for five nights with our dog brilliant welcome lovely room very good breakfast room was kept immaculate brilliant central location no need to drive if you don't won't to can't wait for our next holiday will definitely be going back Jayne Stephen Shropshire

Thank bessiebooboo
Evesham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just spent two nights at The Old Ship, we arrived to a friendly greeting although we had missed food, the kitchen closed at 9pm. Slightly annoying given the five hour journey. The 2nd Floor room was clean, but quite tired and in need of a bit of TLC. Woken up on Saturday morning at 5am to the sound of bottles... More 

Thank Stuart B
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Sunday evening is not usually a good time to find decent food in a pub! Here, the staff were helpful and the menu available was varied. 2 of us had the fish which was really tasty and fresh. 1 of our party had the vegetarian loaf, which was reported as very good. I had the lamb - which was fine... More 

Thank anneha451
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for 2 nights in Room 14. after finding the car park and somewhere to park entered reception and was pleasantly greeted by a lad with glasses (can't remember the name sorry!) throughout our stay he was always on top of things and seemed an integral part of the hotel & pub. The room was old fashioned, but in... More 

Thank dan81892
York, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Called in for lunch and sat outside in a dog friendly sunny courtyard. We enjoyed very tasty wraps a hot fish with tartare sauce and a cold prawn with mayo. Excellent value for money in a lovely old building. Very friendly staff as well :)

1 Thank Carrie M
London, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here two nights as a base to explore the Padstow and Port Isaac area. In that respect it's great, ideally placed within Padstow and with parking (albeit on a hill at the end of a series of nightmare allys). Needs a spruce up though, rooms are dated and carpets are old for the price. Service is great though.

1 Thank Carl_The_Great
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15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed overnight and had no qualms at all. Room big and clean, but unfortunately not much of a view. Perfect spot in the middle of Padstow with parking included in the price. Didn't eat here apart from breakfast, which was ok nothing special.

1 Thank zebrad
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have been here for lunch 3 times in the past few months. The first visit was pretty positive with the food freshly cooked and delicious if a trifle expensive.(Well its Padstow so expect prices to be higher). The 2 following visits were extremely disappointing. Fish and chips in Padstow should be a wonderful and plentiful. It's a fishing port... More 

2 Thank asiabaz
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67 reviews
25 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We picked the Ship hotel for its location in Padstow and also because it had free parking. We did find it tricky to find the car park to the hotel- due to little narrow streets and perhaps our directions could have been a bit better- but nothing to do with the hotel. we found the car park which was above... More 

1 Thank acinorev
Stockport, UK
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21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

Very busy place to eat. Tables outside and inside. Very varied menu. Friendly and helpful staff. Children and dogs very welcome. Very close to the harbour on one of the narrow shopping streets. Try the crab sandwich. They are delicious.

2 Thank margaretpat
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair access
Food & drink at the hotel
The Old Ship Hotel Restaurant
The Old Ship Hotel Restaurant
Cuisines: Bar, British, Pub
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Privately owned family run hotel, bar and restaurant for the last 30 years. Close to Padstow harbour and all amenities. An old quirky hotel with charm and many period features, modernised and updated to offer all diners and residents a pleasant and comfortable experience and stay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Old Ship Hotel

Address: Mill Square, Padstow PL28 8AE, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > Padstow
Price Range: $35 - $120 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Old Ship Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 14
Also Known As:
The Old Ship Hotel Padstow, Cornwall
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