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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Really family friendly. Excellent food and really good value for money. Popped in mid-week as near to where we were staying on holiday. Just had to go back a 2nd time. Both visits were excellent - hospitality, excellent food and good local beers.

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Thank Susan S
Birmingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

A couple of our family members stayed recently in the accommodation and we met them for an evening meal. Sheila is a fantastic cook, the haggis and black pudding starter is to die for! Beers are always kept right and are at a decent price. The rooms boast sea views and the breakfast is very good. A little gem in... More 

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Thank Chelsey C
Bucharest, Romania
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 22 July 2016

I called The Ship to make an enquiry. I asked for Sheila. Some cave dwelling troglodyte snarled down the to me that she was not here and hung up. I called again assuming it was a mistake, perhaps I had mis-heard. Again I asked for Sheila eliciting a "I wuddant knae" response and slammed phone.

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2 Thank sbleary
1 review
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Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

Whilst staying in our caravan at Crimdon dene this weekend we looked for a Sunday lunch and found ourselves here. We weren't disappointed we were well looked after from when we arrived to when we left, our waitress was brilliant with the kids and the food was great. We had the mixed meat lunches which with all the trimmings which... More 

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1 Thank Lynsey P
Durham
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16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 3 April 2016

I have been to this restaurant many times. All my major celebrations are here. I've eaten tea-time specials, ala carte dinners, and occasional lunches. I can't recommend it highly enough. Some of the food I've had is: curry; steak; crab; swordfish; sticky toffee pudding. The sticky toffee pudding is the best I've eaten. We have about a thirty mile round... More 

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1 Thank WavyHarvy
Hartlepool, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 26 February 2016

I brought my partner for his birthday to The Ship, the food was exceptional and the price for the specials menu was very good, 3 courses and wine for £38. The quality and variety of the menu was very good and I would highly recommend a visit. The chef, Sheila, came out to speak to us and you can tell... More 

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Marsascala, Malta
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26 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 7 January 2016

Very friendly place run by a straight talking landlord and his wife who are great hosts. Good food a fine selection of real ales and excellent accommodation. We stay in the area regularly visiting family but this was our first stay here. It will be our first choice when we are in the area in future

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1 Thank thomsclan2015
Mansfield, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 31 December 2015

Absolutely beautiful meal, cooked to perfection, so good we've already booked for Xmas 2016, we liked the thought of not having to rush our meal so other people could have our, the table was ours from twelve noon until five p.m

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1 Thank Jim W
shrewsbury
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 4 December 2015

I booked this hotel through hotels.com as I was working in the area. I arrived at The Ship Inn at 21.15. The place was in complete darkness and locked despite a sign at the front displaying their opening hours which on this day a Tuesday they should be open till 23.00. I stood in the freezing cold knocking on the... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
10 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 12 July 2015 via mobile

Stayed for the first time in July and was pleasantly surprised, a bit out of the way for my usual business trip but was worth it. Very friendly staff, nice clean rooms, good food and local beer. They also serve a very good English breakfast. I will be back!

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Additional Information about The Ship Inn

Address: High Hesleden | near Hartlepool, Hartlepool TS27 4QD, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Durham > Hartlepool
Price Range: $126 - $158 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Ship Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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“Only had the food, but they do have accommodation.”
 of 5 bubbles WavyHarvy, 3 Apr 2016 | Read review
“They are all a Consistant high quality”
 of 5 bubbles thomsclan2015, 7 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Hotel is closed on a Monday, but they won't tell you that! Avoid all rooms!”
 of 5 bubbles O8176ONkevinm, 18 Nov 2014 | Read review
“Most rooms are the same with one apartment style room.”
 of 5 bubbles gordonc478, 10 Aug 2014 | Read review
“Did not stay but the courtyard rooms look lovely”
 of 5 bubbles SJL54, 18 Jan 2014 | Read review
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