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Cambridge, UK
Reviewed 23 August 2010

Room was dark and depressing. Bathroom was quite modern but windows were clear glass so neighbouring properties could see all! Service was ok but hardly helpful- no willingness to find anywhere we could secure our bikes. We padlocked them to a pipe outside the bar and hoped for the best. Restaurant did not look good so we went over the...

Thank Chic_7
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 August 2010

This is the worst hotel I have ever stayed in. The managers (they said) are new but...try these for a catalogue of disasters: claimed not to have received sizeable deposit; breakfast on first morning took one and a half hours to be served; no card service (cash only from the cash point outside hotel); weak excuses. Almost ruined a family...

Thank merelynever
Reviewed 7 July 2010

We came upon this charming hotel by chance whilst traveliing through to the west country. we were warmly welcomed an denjoyed a great 2 days at the hotel. The hotel has recently had a change of management and I do think that the previous reviews on the site are mainly due to the previous management. The food was great and...

Thank ilovetotravel216
Dudley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 March 2010

No toilet paper, bed uncomfortable, no TV, no clean towels, no replenishment lof tea or coffee etc. Generally awful. Very disappointing.

Thank Montylola
Reviewed 26 February 2010

We booked 1 double and 1 large double for 2 nights. On arrival, which was after 6pm, our large double wasn't even made up. The restaurant manager was highly embarrassed but was very professional - she was the best part of the Inn! We were given another room which was a simple double and had to ask for a reduction...

Thank wkdgirl
Reviewed 28 October 2009

Stayed here for one night in a family room whilst visiting Longleat & Wookey Hole etc. We did not want to stay in one of the 'box' rooms at a Travelodge type hotel - when visiting this part of the country you need to stay somewhere that has some character and gives you a real flavour of the place -...

Thank Kazza_09Essex
Reviewed 16 October 2009

We were made to feel; welcome from our arrival. fantastic service and atmosphere. The rooms do not have tv however they were not advertised. The food was fantastic !

Thank rambuild
Greater London
Reviewed 6 October 2009

Hi - I stayed here last weekend and was extremely disappointed with the accommodation. Rooms lacked basic facilities ie. wardrobe, TV, hairdryer, loo roll holder and were not paritcularly clean. Breakfast swimming in grease. Rate charged £80 per night, which was a complete rip-off.

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)

Additional Information about The Old Ship Hotel

Address: Castle Street, Mere BA12 6JE, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Wiltshire > Mere
Price Range: $112 - $152 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
Also Known As:
The Old Ship Hotel Mere, UK - Wiltshire
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“Don't ,choose any room stay elsewhere”
 of 5 bubbles 50sammy2, 2 Sep 2013 | Read review
“ask them to confirm the hot water works in their room on arrival”
 of 5 bubbles thupr, 24 Jun 2013 | Read review
“We were given two rooms next to eachother as the family room had gone and we have three children. This worked well and they gave it to us for the price of the family room rather than charge us for two. Very kind, accomodating people.”
 of 5 bubbles 925caroliner, 1 Mar 2013 | Read review
“some rooms have showers some have bath /shower so ask when u book.”
 of 5 bubbles kareny772, 17 Jan 2013 | Read review
“Room 8 has a low double bed and two singles, the bathroom is large with a bath & a hand held shower however we all took the time to bathe and wrap up in the large fluffy towels so it was no hardship! It's right at the top of the building with lovely original beams..easy paced stairs”
 of 5 bubbles RoughClose, 5 Nov 2012 | Read review
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