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“Fabulous Pub”
Review of Ship Inn Blaxhall

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Ship Inn Blaxhall
Ranked #1 of 2 Blaxhall B&B and Inns
Reviewed May 20, 2013

Many thanks to Siggi, Adrian and staff for making our stay so enjoyable. I think my only complaint is......our stay was not long enough!!!
Accommodation is clean, spacious, comfortable and peaceful. Breakfast was excellent and all cooked fresh on arrival at the dining room. The pub is very friendly and the locals made us feel welcome. There is a good selection of well keep real ales which pleased my husband. Food was great, it was a plentiful portion served nice and hot. Have to say after a starter and main course had no room for dessert so didn't sample these but from the board there was a good choice. During our stay There was a different special offered every night. One night it was german meatloaf which was devine.
My husband and I enjoy walking and only a short distance from the pub you have Blaxhall Heath and Tunstall Forest ideal for a walk before breakfast or after your evening meal.
Will definately return very soon.

  • Stayed: May 2013, traveled as a couple
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AdrianBatstone, Manager at Ship Inn Blaxhall, responded to this reviewResponded May 29, 2013

Hiya,

What a useful and informative review! Thank you for the kind comments which we have already shared with the team. Naturally we are all delighted that you enjoyed your break in our beautiful village so much.
Siggi and I look forward to welcoming you back to the Ship Inn again soon.

Best wishes & kind regards,

Adrian

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Reviewed May 19, 2013

I spent more than 3 weeks at the Ship Inn whilst working in the area. A very welcoming pub with good local real ales and home prepared food with accommodation available with en suite facilities. The line caught cod in batter is particularly good,as is Siggi's recently introduced German Meatloaf and Jägerschnitzel. Free wifi available in the bar area (But not in the rooms, so an incentive to spend some time in the bar Lol). The pub is popular with local folk musicians who have regular sessions in the bar. Highly Recommended.

  • Stayed: May 2013, traveled on business
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AdrianBatstone, Manager at Ship Inn Blaxhall, responded to this reviewResponded May 29, 2013

Hello Alastair,

Thank you for taking the time and trouble to write a review about the Ship Inn at Blaxhall. We really appreciate customer feedback and use it to both benchmark our performance and as a training aid for staff development.
Having stayed with us for such a long time you are better placed than most to make an objective assessment of how we measured up, Siggi and are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and want to thank you for your kind comments.
We hope that you will come to Suffolk again soon and make a return visit to see us.

Best Wishes & kind regards,

Adrian

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Reviewed May 3, 2013

Many years ago this was almost a local. Went recently just for a lunchtime beer and great to see the place doing so well. Lovely ale at a decent price for this part of Suffolk. However, if you be a tall person, drink lots as it will numb the pain as you crack your head on the low beams, or develop a stoop! Lovely pub and well worth seeking out.

Stayed: April 2013, traveled with family
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AdrianBatstone, Manager at Ship Inn Blaxhall, responded to this reviewResponded May 8, 2013

Hello Tim,

Thank you very much for taking the time and trouble to write a review of your visit to the Ship Inn and also for your kind comments.

Siggi and are delighted that you had an enjoyable visit. I will pass on your praise of his beer to Toby, he too will be very pleased.

As for the beams, we moved in a few months ago and by now I should know where each one is but I still bang my head almost daily!

Best wishes,

Siggi and Adrian.

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Reviewed April 2, 2013

What a fantastic place the Ship Inn is . A true community pub that is clearly thriving under the new stewardship of the lovely Ziggy and Adrian . Good clean accommodation , great food and superb entertainment . The place really does rock . Amazing atmosphere with some real local characters . Restores your faith in human nature . Lovely lovely lovely ! Can't wait to go back ! Thanks to all who made our stay so special . A little gem if ever there was one !!!

  • Stayed: April 2013
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AdrianBatstone, General Manager at Ship Inn Blaxhall, responded to this reviewResponded April 19, 2013

Wow! What praise indeed! Thank you for your glowing review, we are all so pleased that you enjoyed your visit to our lovely village and of course your stay in the Ship Inn.

We thoroughly enjoyed your company and sitting up late playing guitar with some of the locals was a memorable event.

We are looking forward to your next visit.

Best wishes,

Siggi & Adrian.

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Reviewed February 28, 2013

We enjoyed our brief stay at The Ship Inn. The staff were friendly and the breakfast was lovely. The accomodation was clean and comfortable, and it was really warm on an extremely cold night. We would happily visit again, and would recommend it to family and friends.

  • Stayed: February 2013, traveled with family
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AdrianBatstone, General Manager at Ship Inn Blaxhall, responded to this reviewResponded April 19, 2013

Thank you for taking the time and trouble to write a review of your stay at The Ship Inn, your kind comments are much appreciated and I will pass them on to the rest of the team here.

Customer feedback is very important to us, praise is always wonderful to receive, but we also appreciate it when customers tell us that we haven't quite come up to the standard they expected. We learn from the experience and make the appropriate 'adjustments'.

I hope you will come and visit us again in the future.

Best Wishes,

Adrian and the Ship's crew.

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Reviewed February 24, 2013

My brothers and I were looking for somewhere to spend the weekend together in the Woodbridge area, when I found The Ship Inn website. I was very apprehensive that the pictures advertised on the website were a true reflection of the place, but I have to write it was exceptional, the rooms were clean, comfortable and warm on a very cold weekend
It was everything you expect to find in an old country pub, good range of beers, log fires, quality meals, I would recommend the steak and kidney pudding!!!
Breakfast was good, but I would have liked a little more choice

  • Stayed: February 2013, traveled with family
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Thank essexladyRomford
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AdrianBatstone, Manager at Ship Inn Blaxhall, responded to this reviewResponded February 26, 2013

Hello,

Thank you so much for taking the time to review of your stay at The Ship Inn. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit to Blaxhall.

We take all customer feedback very seriously and discuss each review with our staff so that we can see where we are doing well and also where we need to improve.

We really appreciate your kind comments and hearty recommendation, and will make sure that in future customers know that we can be a little more diverse in our breakfast choices. Usually if we have the raw ingredients, we are only too happy to cook it for our guests.

Hope to welcome you back to our pub again soon, hopefully then the weather will be a lot kinder.

With best wishes,

Adrian.

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Reviewed February 16, 2013

Warm and clean accomodation with excellent freshly cooked food, efficient service and a smile.......A fantastic open fire in the bar and a good range of beer and wines. The cooked breakfast was something to die for as it set me up for the rest of the day, a real delight!!!

  • Stayed: February 2013, traveled as a couple
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AdrianBatstone, Manager at Ship Inn Blaxhall, responded to this reviewResponded February 19, 2013

Thank you for taking the time to write a review and for your kind comments. We really appreciate customer feedback and see it as a valuable tool to keep us 'on the right track'. Each and every review is discussed with the staff and we use your comments to highlight where they are doing well and where we could improve.
We are all glad that you enjoyed your stay in Blaxhall and hope you will visit us again another day.

Kind regards,

Adrian.

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Additional Information about Ship Inn Blaxhall

Address: School Road, Blaxhall IP12 2DY, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Suffolk > Blaxhall
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 2 B&Bs / Inns in Blaxhall
Price Range: $111 - $127 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Ship Inn is a traditional country pub with detached accommodation in the beautiful village of Blaxhall, just 2 miles from Snape and 6 miles from the Suffolk heritage coast at Aldeburgh. We offer a real taste of the country with fine homemade food and Real Ales served in our two interconnecting dining areas. Alongside the inn, we offer high quality chalet accommodation complete with a real English breakfast.In easy reach of Aldeburgh, Snape and Woodbridge Traditional interior with exposed beams Detached bed & breakfast accommodation Home-cooked food and authentic Real Ales. Regular live music and events ... more   less 
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