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The Ship Inn

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Chatham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Firstly, the inn is in a lovely setting overlooking the beach, lovely sun trap sun terrace. However the staff left a lost to be desired. On arrival, asked for a glass of Sauvignon Blanc but was to would have to have a Pinot as the had to go to shop to get Sauvignon! After ordering our meal in the restaurant...

1Thank Jacfran67
Kings Lynn
Reviewed 18 March 2017

We have just enjoyed a 2 night stay at this place and it was really good. It is a small family-run business and they were all so friendly & helpful. We had the ground floor room, with an outside decked area, facing the sea, which was lovely as we had really good weather. The room and shower room was very...

Thank Anne L
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for a night, to enjoy the beauty of Dover. Excellent service with a smile, clean and comfortable room, and delicious food. Even the storm wasn't enough to dampen our weekend.

Thank Dani B
Haslemere, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 October 2016

We were a party of 9 and were given a private room as the restaurant was full. The welcome and service was very good. The have their own micro-brewery as well as several other beers and a nice wine list. The food was very good and the owner came in to thank us for choosing his pub. Altogether we had...

Thank Mac42
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

A great little place and location if you want an overnight stop before catching an early ferry or euro tunnel. Great food too. No private parking is the downside but easy enough to stop on the road outside. Recommended!!

Thank ChrisBall
Hythe, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 September 2016

We live locally and came here for lunch for the first time recently with my wife and young daughter (nearly 4yrs). The staff were very welcoming and friendly and the food was surprisingly good, even if my steak was very well done when I asked for medium. Unfortunately our visit was spoiled by a totally unnecessary altercation with the owner...

1Thank martin_rawlins
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Great location and lovely food- the fish and chips were great and there were lots of other things on the menu I am looking forward to trying. It gets very busy at peak times but they let you take plastic glasses onto the beach so there's always somewhere to sit.

Thank Carmen345108
Milton Keynes, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 August 2016

I stayed with my husband in the deck room. I am out of step with a lot of these reviews. It wasn't what I had envisaged from reading reviews before booking. We were tsken around the back to the cottage and the entrance was disconcerting and the hall way was scruffy. . The door to our room needed a good...

1Thank Hilary B
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 July 2016

We were out for a sunday walk/stroll , & came across this pub/inn. Coming from london and being a chef we just fancied a pint and bar snack. When entering the bar staff/lady on 23rd july was very nice as was the chef who was out doing some orders or something and mentions the specials that day, thus the octopus...

Thank cookiedave
Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

2nd visit before we went to France via the euro tunnel. We stayed in the deck room, which the hosts called the small room. We wouldn't have called it small and it had everything we needed. Lovely and clean, toiletries provided and tea/coffee and water etc ready in the room. Breakfast was great the next morning and set is off...

Thank needsmoreholidays23

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  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )

Additional Information about The Ship Inn

Address: 65 Sandgate High Street | Sandgate, Sandgate, Folkestone CT20 3AH, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Kent > Folkestone > Sandgate
Price Range: $135 - $173 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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The Ship Inn Sandgate, England
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Don't bother!”
Jacfran67, 14 Apr 2017 | Read review
“try and get the "Deck Room" - has aterrace overlooking the beach and is on the ground floor.”
GaryM180, 24 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Penthouse at the top has a lounge with views of the beach.”
79CarolH79, 22 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Go for Top Floor room. Great view on a clear day.”
jimmB5514DS, 29 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Only 4rooms top floor suite is good”
Enjoy33, 15 Jun 2015 | Read review
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