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Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed December 31, 2016

Had an evening meal the week before Christmas. Food was very poor, we were the only people in the restaurant and yet the service was slow. There was only the manager working both the bar and restaurant He tried hard to find something which was acceptable for a vegetarian meal, however the result was a meal which was of a...

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Grantham, United Kingdom
Reviewed December 26, 2016

The Old Ship Inn was recommended to me when I needed a room fro the 24th to the 27th December. The Landlord and his staff were very welcoming and treated me like a family member. The room was comfortable and clean and I was offered breakfast on boxing day, even though the chef was off. The same applied at dinner,...

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Reviewed December 1, 2016 via mobile

Fantastic breakfast good price rooms where comfy and warm, beers where great plenty of choice very friendly staff/manager, no problem with locals but you expect them in any local village. Would stay again and try the restaurant.

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 15, 2016

Don't expect corporate carpets and king-size beds, but the room i stayed in was perfectly serviceable, if small, but it's for sleeping in, not ballroom dancing. The linen was crisply fresh, the room warm, the bed just right and I slept well. It IS a pub, and on a Saturday night is lively- it seems the heart of the village....

1Thank Dozychuffer
Reviewed October 28, 2016

We, fortunately, only stayed one night. The room was so small that the bed was against one wall. If the need had arisen it would have necessitated a climb over to get to the bathroom! The bathroom was similarly very small with a handbasin so tiny that water splashed over the floor when the taps were turned on. It was...

5Thank Peter S
Reviewed October 15, 2016

Stayed in a twin bedded room, the mattresses were inadequate, had a really bad nights sleep. The amenities in the room were OK, but no Wi-Fi and the reception on the TV was terrible. Staff friendly and polite.

1Thank Joy F
Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 1, 2016

Unspoilt independant pub/hotel. Good parking and in easy reach for lots of local attractions. Warm welcome. Delicious home cooked food. Good sized portion. Good atmosphere. Willl be back to try sunday lunch. :-)

2Thank DelBoyThurgood
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 4, 2016

having not called in for a drink in a while we decided to see what the new management had done to improve the place. Nothing is the answer . Being a lovely small pub is still ruined by the bar being almost impossible to get to as the locals sit in groups at the bar completely blocking it. They have...

Thank paulnoble189
Management response:

Hello Paulnoble189 thank you for your review and I am sorry your experience with us was not to your liking, I understand the issues you have raised and would like to ensure you that they will be looked at and addressed accordingly. As the new owner I know that there are certain things that need to be changed and I...

Wimborne Minster, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 31, 2016

The rooms were adequate - tiny ensuite bathrooms. The lady on the bar said we would need to pre-order a specific time for breakfast the following morning! We decided to eat breakfast elsewhere. The website said the pub closed at 12 midnight, but Karaoke continued until 1.30am! We should have been pre-warned, as our bedrooms were immediately above the bar,...

Thank jewwatson
Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

Was looking forward to staying away for a family wedding pub had good reviews so keen to stay as nearby venue. All I can say is it's now changed hands and was so terrible. The room was very small shower not in good condition. The service was the worst I've ever received. Not only did they over book so part...

2Thank Victoria W
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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast Available

Additional Information about The Old Ship Inn

Address: Main Street, Lowdham NG14 7BE, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Nottinghamshire > Lowdham
Price Range: $75 - $87 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Old Ship Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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“Soundproofing leaves a bit to be desired, so until the pub closes you will hear music an loud guests, which ever room you are in.”
 of 5 bubbles tonyw451, Dec 26, 2016 | Read review
“Room 1 was my favourite”
 of 5 bubbles mickw341, Jan 12, 2015 | Read review
“Rooms at the back may be less warm as the sun was on our room (1) in the evening so it was stifling!”
 of 5 bubbles crooked_77, Jul 24, 2013 | Read review
“Rooms vary from family. double and twin, as a party we used all types. The rooms are set out well and most importantly quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles Toolunga, Nov 21, 2011 | Read review
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