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The Ship and Castle Hotel

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Reviewed 2 February 2015

We have just returned from a five day break with Shearings staying at The Ship and Castle in St Mawes Cornwall.The hotel is ideally situated right on the harbour front and we had lovely views from our bedroom window.We had room 123 which was up...More

6  Thank Welshflower
Response from 186PeterS186, General Manager at The Ship and Castle HotelResponded 9 February 2015

Hi and thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay at the Ship & Castle. Im delighted to read your review and find that you really enjoyed your stay especially the friendly staff and the excellent home cooked food. We hope to...More

Reviewed 26 January 2015

I spent a lovely week (Mon to Fri) with 2 friends on a Shearings holiday, this hotel is part of the Shearings chain and was lovely. It was very clean and tidy there are refurbishments taking place but this did not detract in any way...More

7  Thank Sandra C
Response from 186PeterS186, General Manager at The Ship and Castle HotelResponded 9 February 2015

Hi and thank you for your review. Its always a pleasure to read such positive reviews of our hotel, Im delighted you enjoyed all aspects of your stay especially the helpful staff and home cooked food. I will be sure to pass on your kind...More

Reviewed 25 January 2015

We visited the Ship and Castle, for a short break, earlier in the year and were delighted with our stay there. The Location. Is fantastic. The hotel is virtually opposite to the small harbour, with its ferry to Falmouth and hence the town and Pendennis...More

6  Thank JamesESS
Response from 186PeterS186, General Manager at The Ship and Castle HotelResponded 9 February 2015

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay at The Ship & Castle. I am delighted you enjoyed your stay with us, and i will be sure to pass on your kind comments to the team. We believe we offer a great...More

Reviewed 23 January 2015

When you book a bargain break, and think that its a' too good to be true' price, then it usually is BUT NOT for us this week : ) Our stay at the Ship and Castle was amazing value, with good food, a warm &...More

6  Thank Holly52
Response from 186PeterS186, General Manager at The Ship and Castle HotelResponded 9 February 2015

Hi and thank you for your positive review of your stay with us. Myself and the team are delighted to hear you enjoyed all aspects of your stay at the Ship & Castle. Once again thank you for your review and we hope to see...More

Reviewed 10 January 2015

Amazing.Traveled with Shearing as a coach party first break of the New Year. The location was beautiful although because of the time of year very little was open. We were blessed with good weather . The hotel was clean bright and the staff were so...More

3  Thank posyreading
Response from 186PeterS186, General Manager at The Ship and Castle HotelResponded 9 February 2015

Hi and thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. I will be sure to pass on your excellent feedback about the food to the chef and his team, and of course all the staff that made your stay so enjoyable....More

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Response from Gillian W | Reviewed this property |
Sorry can’t help as we went by coach.
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taichitilly
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Response from Paul T | Reviewed this property |
I couldn't answer the question on room choice with a numbered room, some of the rooms have a sea view, the one I stayed in doesn't, but was still a nice room. Parking is limited in this area, and legal street parking is the... More
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Response from MattReed123 | Property representative |
We served a wide variety of Bottles Cornish real ales sourced from Skinner's Brewery in Truro. There is a hair dryer supplied in each room. Regards Matt Reed Assistant Manager The Ship & Castle Hotel
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"Rooms with a sea view can be spectacular"
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"Upgrade to a superior room for harbour view"
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"218 had a small shower cubical. Some rooms only had a bath with hand shower so ask if a shower is important..."
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"Choose a room with a view well worth the small extra payment"
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