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“Only Ok”
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The Ship
Ranked #1 of 1 Parkgate B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Bristol
Level 3 Contributor
17 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Only Ok”
Reviewed July 28, 2013 via mobile

If I were rating for the food it would be 5* - we had an excellent evening meal and the place was packed. However the rooms are very basic even post refurbishment and the double bed (two singles pushed together) was very uncomfortable. The biggest problem was the noise - the night we stayed a group of drunken blokes woke the whole top floor shouting and banging doors post midnight. The hotel should review their policy, they cannot appeal to older couples and 'stag-do' type bookings and keep everyone happy.

Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
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Devon, United Kingdom
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349 reviews
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Reviewed July 27, 2013 via mobile

We have now stayed here 3 or 4 times and have been very pleased with the accommodation, food and service on each occasion. The brown shrimps starter is absolutely delicious!

The additional cost for The Lord Nelson and Lady Hamilton rooms is well worth it. They are both spacious and well appointed and have lovely views across the estuary.

  • Stayed July 2013
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Liverpool
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127 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed July 21, 2013 via mobile

Stayed at the Ship for a night, whilst in Parkgate for a party. It is a nice hotel with very efficient and friendly staff. I understand the evening meals are good, but we didn't eat in the hotel. Breakfast was very good. Some parts of the hotel (upstairs corridors and stairs, in particular) could do with redecoration, but the room was a good size and well furnished. At £75 per night, I thought it a little pricey for what was on offer, but overall it is a decent place to stay and is very well situated.

Stayed July 2013, traveled with friends
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Greasby, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
38 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed July 9, 2013

Today we had lunch overlooking the wildlife pools of the River Dee marshes at Parkgate, roughly from where Nelson set sail. The choice of menu is wide and the food excellent. The staff are friendly, helpful and extremely efficient. There are an abundance of Hannahs on the staff but Hannah 'M' was simply outstanding. The service was great and we had a lovely meal.

Room Tip: Ask for a table overlooking the Dee estuary.
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  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with friends
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Manchester, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
138 reviews
40 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed July 8, 2013

Had lunch in this place and what a lovely lunch it was. A really bright and airy pub. Three of us had sandwiches which were all on chunky homemade bread with very generous fillings all of which came with a delightful side salad. With three drinks it came to a bargain £22. All of us said we would have loved to have sampled the restaurant menu as some of the dishes sounded delicious. A really good place to go I would recommend to anyone in the area

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with family
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Chichester, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
34 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed July 1, 2013

My first time in The Ship Hotel. Was entertaining friends who live in Parkgate. Had the roast beef and was very pleased with the quality, the portion size and the crisp vegetables. Will certainly eat there again.

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled with friends
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Liverpool
Level 6 Contributor
105 reviews
42 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed June 29, 2013

We spent one night at the Ship recently and were content with what we found. Great location on the "prom" in the lovely Parkgate. Room, whilst small, was comfortable and clean and the bathroom was a decent size. Breakfast was a while arriving but was good when it appeared. Friendly staff. Only quibble is (and I've only just realised this!), I informed the hotel at the time of online booking that it was my partner's birthday and suggested it would be nice to mark this in some small way - it wasn't. We didn't eat dinner in the hotel but the menu looks worth a try - lots of locally sourced meats etc. at reasonable prices.

Room Tip: Views across the Dee will be at a premium but worth enquiring.
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  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
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Property: The Ship
Address: The Parade | Wirral, Parkgate CH64 6SA, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cheshire > Parkgate
Amenities:
Free Parking Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 1 B&Bs / Inns in Parkgate
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Ship 4*
Number of rooms: 24
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