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“Brilliant”
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Ship Inn
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Stonehaven
Gretna Green, United Kingdom
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105 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“Brilliant”
Reviewed April 18, 2014

Great food, Ambience, staff very friendly, prices very reasonable, Lovely location right on the harbour side, , Parking available outside although we parked along the pier, Toilets spotless, Good for singles, couples and families

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Northumberland, United Kingdom
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Reviewed April 17, 2014

Booked a room with a sea view for one night and it was perfect. Large wardrobe with sufficient hangers, small bathroom with a double shower cubicle, shower toiletries and was spotlessly clean. Bed was big and comfy and we slept really well. Plenty of choice at breakfast and my poached egg was cooked to perfection. We ate our evening meal in their restaurant, the food was fantastic (I had the sea bass, hubby had mixed grill). Would definitely stay again if in the area.

  • Stayed April 2014, traveled on business
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Reviewed April 8, 2014 via mobile

We rented the family room. Good for smaller kids (bunk beds). Would be better with upgraded linen. Room was very clean. Food was fairly basic, very friendly and pleasant service. Nice views and walks in the area. Good for a short stay. Kids liked being across from the beach in the harbor.

Stayed April 2014
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Reviewed April 5, 2014 via mobile

Nice clean room , pleasant staff , nice food Well presented. Good selection of whiskeys. Only gripe was i thought the room ( no 3, harbour view ) was vastly overpriced.

Stayed April 2014, traveled with friends
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Inverness, United Kingdom
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Reviewed April 5, 2014

My boyfriend and I stayed in Stonehaven just for one night and we were very glad that we chose the Ship Inn. The staff were absolutely lovely and the restaurant and bar had a nice homely atmosphere. Our room was perfect - nicely decorated and it had a lovely sea view. The modern bathroom was great too and the whole place was spotless. We didn't have dinner in the restaurant but on the second day we got our included cooked breakfast and it was amazing! We had to check out at 10am and our train wasn't until 4 but the lady allowed us to leave our bags with them while we explored the town until it was time to leave. Overall, I would definitely recommend the Ship Inn to anyone wishing to stay in Stonehaven!

  • Stayed April 2014, traveled as a couple
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Derbyshire
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Reviewed March 27, 2014

I have stayed at the Ship many times and have never been disappointed yet. Not sure about the remarks from Ritchiescotland think they may just be tight!! Food has always been very good and the staff are very welcoming. I will be back again soon.

  • Stayed March 2014, traveled on business
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Scotland
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69 reviews
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Reviewed March 23, 2014

We visited the Ship around eight months ago. And the food was good. However we visited today and it was average, and in some cases poor.
The starters were ok at best, but very over priced. in particular the two very small haggis spring rolls priced at £6.50.
The mixed grills that the boys had were not that nice, over cooked and greasy. The special of the day I had was pork, it was dry and not nice. The three mixed grills got two small bowls of chips to share, the steak pie had by one of our party had a small bowl of veg that had to be shared with my dry pork.
Unfortunately it was a bit of a greasy spoon with nearly everything fried. Such a shame, as it was so nice last time we went.
The staff were busy, not friendly, perhaps it was because they were busy that they never asked if we wanted wine with our meal. However when we went to ask it was brought promptly.

  • Stayed March 2014, traveled with family
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Additional Information about Ship Inn

Property: Ship Inn
Address: 5 Shore Head, Stonehaven AB39 2JY, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Aberdeenshire > Stonehaven
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Stonehaven
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Ship Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 11
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Historic (1771) inn with 11 luxurious en-suite bedrooms (7 with harbour views) - all with flat screen TV and free wi-fi. Comfortable 38 cover restaurant with spectacular views of picturesque harbour. Varied menu with seafood a specialty. All food home cooked using the finest locally sourced produce. Cosy bar with good choice of draft beers (including Real Ales), bottled beers, cider and soft drinks. Over 100 Single Malt whiskies. Wine by the glass and extensive wine list. Freshly ground coffee. Outside terrace with tables overlooking harbour. 20 minutes from Aberdeen - Oil Capital of Europe. ... more   less 
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Ship Inn Stonehaven, Scotland

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