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12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here over this weekend 18th-20th and I can't recommend the ship inn highly enough. We travelled down from Glasgow on a busy Friday night and with traffic and wintery weather hampering us we were quite late down however Jonathan had kindly given us a phone earlier to check our progress and eta. On arrival we were quickly shown to... More 

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Thank GSKickel
sjosborne2016, Owner at The Ship Inn, responded to this review

Graham, Delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for your very kind comments they are very much appreciated by all of us. Hopefully see you again soon if you are visiting this area! Kind Regards Jonathan More 

Edinburgh
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The bedrooms are nice, however, found an old sticky chocolate bar in my bedside drawer. Owner is friendly, helpful and kind - when around - came back a couple of times and no one was there to assist when my door pass was not working. I would advise that the place is advertised more as rooms and breakfast - no... More 

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Thank ddken
sjosborne2016, Owner at The Ship Inn, responded to this review

Debbie Thank you for your honest feedback. By way of response I recall problems with your room card but generally this only ever happens when it is placed in close proximity to credit cards/mobile phones and is an issue with all remote access cards - nonetheless I appreciate this caused you inconvenience. Mobile phone reception from one provider in Gatehouse... More 

Dundee, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best small hotels we've stayed in. The room had everything you would need for an overnight stay, the breakfast was excellent, but most of all the hospitality shown by Jonathon was second to none. He gave us loads of information about local walks and points of interest, and even let us take his guide book away while... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed at the Ship Inn for one night B&B on route to Northern Ireland. This was something of a late booking but they were able to accommodate us. The Ship Inn offers very comfortable accommodation and is located in a riverside setting close to the centre of this small town. We received a very friendly welcome from the proprietor who... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Thank you Wendy and friends for your warm friendly welcome when we stayed last month. The best fish and chips made by your neighbours when we arrived too late to access food in town. Sausages for Jem. He had a ball. Good chat and a lovely laid back manner. Clean comfortable and modern interior. We will be back.

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sjosborne2016, Owner at The Ship Inn, responded to this review

Thank you and glad you enjoyed your stay. Hope to see you again soon!! Jonathan & Wendy More 

Harrogate, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016

we took some friends with us this time. the rooms as usual were spotlessly clean and very comfortable and breakfast excellent. our friends were very impressed. the lounge area has now been very tastefully carpeted and furnished with comfortable sofas etc

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sjosborne2016, Owner at The Ship Inn, responded to this review

Chris, good to see you both again and thank you for your post on TA, much appreciated! More 

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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

What a beautiful hotel, very warm welcome to all 6 of us. Johnathan couldn't do enough for us to even nipping out to purchase some different beer that my husband had mentioned. One member of our party is celiacs and he made sure she was catered for..The bedroom we had was lovely and had the best shower I've used in... More 

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sjosborne2016, Owner at The Ship Inn, responded to this review

Great to meet you all and just sorry the weather took a turn for the worse when you were leaving! Best Regards Jonathan More 

Durham, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Our second visit to the Ship Inn - just as good - a great welcome on arrival, lovely room and breakfast as always delicious. Did our usual exploring of the area and was great to come back in the evening - like coming home - lovely lounges and a relaxing drink. Fabulous place - next visit planned.

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sjosborne2016, Owner at The Ship Inn, responded to this review

Babs/Mike, Nice to see you both again and hope you enjoyed your birthday celebrations. More 

North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016

We found the Shipp Inn by chance as we had to make a last minute detour when returning home from holiday. I don’t often write reviews but after an outstanding experience here I felt I had to. We have a small baby and finding last minute accommodation isn’t always easy but the Ship had everything we needed and Wendy couldn’t... More 

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Brecon, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 21 September 2016

Booked this B&B purely on the recommendation of an Airbnb owner whose property we used and we were not disappointed. Lovely feel to the property and it has been very well refurbished with excellent quality and thought. The owner was away, so we were met by a fantastic lady called Wendy. She was truly a little gem. Recommend 3 places... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about The Ship Inn

Address: 1 Fleet Street | Gatehouse of Fleet, Gatehouse of Fleet DG7 2JT, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Dumfries and Galloway > Gatehouse of Fleet
Price Range: $146 - $181 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Ship Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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“Standard and superior rooms are equally good, great facilities, comfy beds - and my fave - windows that open :)”
 of 5 bubbles Barbarasheridan, 4 Oct 2016 | Read review
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  • Superior Room has shower over the bath
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“Room 1 has a huge comfortable bed and a great shower.”
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“All rooms are pretty quiet as gatehouse is a small quaint village”
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“we had room 3, no view but very quiet. great bathroom , twin basins, shower & a roll top type bath”
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