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The Ship Inn

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#17 of 38 B&Bs / Inns in Rye
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Huntingdon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is one of the cheaper places to stay in Rye. That said, it still offers a good standard of comfort. The building itself is an old one, so there are limits to what can be done. To over-modernise it would be wrong as it would destroy the character of the building. The style of the rooms is therefore suited...

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Bromley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Outstanding food great service polite staff and cat was outstanding she was my fav member of staff , she couldn't do enough for you 😍❤️I love her..... the location the athmosphere and the venue Cats amazing!!!!!!

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Cosy dining area with roaring log fire ! Just right for a cold January evening. Started off with beer before meal (fair choice of draft brews) followed by excellent beef stew. Opted for the House Red at top of wine list, which was OK, but would have liked to have seen more choice at around the £15 mark. Might try...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I have visited this pub a few times, with friends when we stayed in a cottage in Rye for a weekend and again more recently in January when we booked a night in Rye and stayed at the Standard Inn, The pub is very centrally located and welcoming with a roaring fire and quirky retro furniture. It's...

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Coleford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for two nights for my husbands birthday. On arrival we were greeted by a lovely young girl who was very friendly.it was her first day so she asked the (I presume) to show her how to check people in. There wasn't a hello or any acknowledgement from her to us. The young staff are all very nice...

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Winchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Whilst staying in Rye, 6 of us visited the Ship Inn, which we remembered as a nice traditional pub. What a disappointment. A local consortium of owners had turned it into a classic trap for trippers. Tables for family lunches now took up all the space. The screams of young children drowned all conversation. The food was terrible. We suffered...

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Newport, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in room 9 at the top of the pub/hotel. The room was clean and cosy. We dined in the pub and had a very good meal served by friendly staff and sat next to the roaring fire. A very welcome sight on a cold January night. The owner was friendly and welcoming. In the morning the breakfast was...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely welcoming staff but food does not match up! Very limited menu which is fine if well executed. Minestrone soup is a medley of leftover veg with stock and a sprig of thyme. No robust Flavours,beans,pasta or things you would expect from a traditional Italian soup. Bread was nice but overall not worth an £8 price tag! not all your...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great deal of effort has gone into making this a "quirky" place, typified by the cryptic information sheet in the bedroom. A little too much in fact, as it all seemed rather forced, especially when it did not match the rather surly and uninterested woman who checked us in, nor the general staff attitude which was less than engaging....

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Cardigan
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Went in over Christmas to loud music and were confronted by a barmaid who shouted at us from behind the bar as soon as we entered and would not leave us alone! Shouted at us to find a seat and shouted at us about our drinks so that the whole bar could hear (not that we had anything to hide...

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  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Ship is in central Rye, at the bottom of Mermaid Street. Built in 1592, it was originally a warehouse to store contraband seized from smugglers. It is now a characterful pub, with beams, wooden floors & log fires. Open from eleven every day for freshly prepared food, local fish, Bloody Marys, real ales & organic cider. 10 comfy modern rooms - all with en-suite bath or shower. Children, dogs & would-be pirates are all welcome. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Ship Inn

Address: Strand Quay The Strand, Rye TN31 7DB, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > East Sussex > Rye
Price Range: $124 - $179 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Ship Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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“Room 2 is the smallest.”
 of 5 bubbles BonnieRed850, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Room 9 top of hotel -quiet”
 of 5 bubbles JezzaR55, 23 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Look on the website for information about specific room features when booking”
 of 5 bubbles LondonLucyB, 11 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Room 9 is large and has a bath/shower. But there was some street noise past 11pm and early in the mornings.”
 of 5 bubbles Doctor_Deluxe, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We did not sleep here, just eat :)”
 of 5 bubbles princessdaisy2016, 8 Sep 2016 | Read review
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