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Norfolk, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Having been a regular, if infrequent, visitor to The Ship I've always been a big fan but our recent visit was, sadly, a disappointment. It's change hands since we last visited and it's not been for the better. The bar is still charming, the staff are still friendly and the service is still fast but the food was just boring....

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Preston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ok place restaurant has very limited menu and after a few days not that exciting - however, lovely time away with the family and the dog - staff very friendly and welcoming. Room was rather small for us two and our small dog and very warm, too warm in fact and had to sleep with the windows open and suffer...

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not a very good stay here. We were given a room in the roof of the hotel and had to lug our cases up three floors. Poor position for the bath, jammed in the roof edge. Very hot at night as the heat of the hotel came up and the sun on the roof came down. Expensive and not value...

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Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

The food is amazing and the service is as good. We had the Sunday roast and this is highly recommend. We had our dog with us and this was no problem based on loads of other dogs within the pub. Thumbs up from us👍

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ChrisCoubrough, Owner at The Ship Hotel, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your visit David. Thanks for taking the trouble to post such a positive review.

London
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Have visited the area and The Ship frequently as a result of golf excursions. After a great 36 holes at Sheringham GC really looking forward to the evening meal. Unfortunately it was a disappointing experience because of a general lack of interest from the staff serving food and drink and the overall quality of the food. Avoid the burger! Hopefully...

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ChrisCoubrough, Owner at The Ship Hotel, responded to this review

I hope it was a blip too Stu. It really disappoints me if I hear that my staff haven't been as courteous and welcoming as I expect them to be or that my food hasn't met with my diners' expectations. I strive very hard to give my guests the very best hospitality and food available and my staff know how...

Reviewed 13 March 2017

Went up for a little spring break and luckily choose the Ship Hotel. Lovely rooms with all facilities Very clean and decorated well. The Bar, Restaurant are are really good with helpful friendly staff. Breakfast was also to a high standard will definitely be back Thanks everyone

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ChrisCoubrough, Owner at The Ship Hotel, responded to this review

Lovely to hear Paul. Glad you enjoyed The Ship. Thanks for taking time out to post such a nice review. Come back soon.

Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

My partner and I stayed here for two nights. Incredible, luxurious room with exquisite ensuite with a roll top bath. Every detail had been thought of, the little extras really made our stay. Very attentive staff, dogs welcome in the rooms with a small fee for additional cleaning. All appliances, soft furnishings etc top quality, great for a special trip...

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ChrisCoubrough, Owner at The Ship Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for posting. Glad you enjoyed the hotel. I'm not quite sure whether you rated the food average after tasting it or whether you just didn't fancy the menu. If it was the latter I have to say I think you missed a trick, but each to their own!

Ely, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

We have driven past on several occasions & decided to book a one night stay for my birthday. Have to say room was lovely,nice & spacious,the food was excellent, shame was too full for dessert as the choice looked great,also a good choice for breakfast.All staff on duty on 26 / 27 Feb,were polite and attentive. We had such a...

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ChrisCoubrough, Owner at The Ship Hotel, responded to this review

Glad to hear it! Delighted to hear you had such a nice time. Thank you for taking the trouble to post a review and for your kind words.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

We stayed here for a weekend away. While it was a nice stay I do think something was missing. I tend to think it was the lack of personal service. When we first walked in we felt a little like we were interrupting...like we hadn't booked ahead and weren't expected to arrive. I generally think this is an issue with...

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ChrisCoubrough, Owner at The Ship Hotel, responded to this review

I'm sorry you were left feeling a little underwhelmed by your visit to The Ship. I work very hard to try and ensure that my hotel guests enjoy the very best in food and service and when that isn't the case it saddens and annoys me in equal measure. Rest assured, for what it's worth, that I will be raising...

Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

A great place for a Sunday roast at any time! We ate at 4.30 after a days birdwatching and the food was delicious, the wine perfect and the gin and elderflower "starter" a must. The roaring fire in front of the rugby just made our day.

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ChrisCoubrough, Owner at The Ship Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for posting your review Wendy. I love that the Ship can be such a relaxing place to recuperate after a bracing walk. Hope the rugby result was what you wished for too :)

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about The Ship Hotel

Address: Main Road, Brancaster Staithe PE31 8AP, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Norfolk > Brancaster Staithe
Price Range: $213 - $302 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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