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Glossop, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Just returned, stayed four nights. Some reviewers complain about the decorators, some complain about the tired decor, you can't please everyone. I liked both the tired decor and the up to date improvements. The old decor was part of the charm of this hotel for me, and I am sure the owners intend to repaint it when its turn comes....

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Sale Cheshire
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visited the above hotel last week as part of a Shearings 5 day coach holiday. After a long journey we finally arrived . The service and organisation were excellent and we were given a sea view facing twin room(we did pay a little extra). The staff were most helpful and the food was excellent. There was a choice of...

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Henley on Thames, null, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a lovely time here with Shearings. It was a long journey but worth it,,Hotel in perfect location, all staff friendly and helpful. Enjoyed our breakfast which was buffet style and loved the choices on the evening meal menu.. Loved the trips out and Chris our driver for the week was BRILLIANT. Very helpful and good fun .Nothing was too...

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186PeterS186, General Manager at The Ship and Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Myself and the team are really pleased you enjoyed your holiday with us. I will be sure to pass on your kind comments to them personally. We hope to welcome you back to the Ship and Castle Hotel in the near future. Kind Regards Peter

Burnley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on a 5day break.11hour trip from home with plenty of breaks very clued up coach driver joined us in Cornwall and what he didn't know was not worth knowing,hotel is very pleasant and staff are delightful no problem for any of them to help in anyway they could ,food is very good and plentiful.we went a bit to early...

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186PeterS186, General Manager at The Ship and Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your kind comments, myself and the team are delighted you enjoyed your holiday with us. We look forward to welcoming you back ih the near future. Many Thanks Peter

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

the staff were very good food exellent for price I was given a nice room with a view .Being on my own I usually get a room on the top floor at the back,so this was a lovely suprise .thankyou for making my break so good ,I will be back .

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186PeterS186, General Manager at The Ship and Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I'm delighted you enjoyed your stay with us, I will be sure to pass on your kind comments to the team. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Ship & Castle. Reagrds Peter

AUCKLAND
Reviewed 14 December 2016

We were on a Shearings tour of St Mawes and the Gardens of Cornwall. The hotels setting is delightful but the rooms are tired and in need of an upgrade. Our room phone did not work and the room's lighting was inadequate. It poured with rain on one of our nights and the room leaked like a sieve. The manager...

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186PeterS186, General Manager at The Ship and Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. I'm really pleased you enjoyed the food at the hotel, and found the staff friendly and helpful. I'm sorry you encountered some issues with your room during your stay. Kind Regards Peter

Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 December 2016

Just returned from The Ship and Castle on a 5day holiday with Shearings. At the moment there is building and decorating work going on floor 2. Not just a quick paint but the rooms are being refurbished and the smell of paint and the dust was every where. We counted 10 workmen in the hotel. Check before you book.

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186PeterS186, General Manager at The Ship and Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Hi and thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay at the Ship & castle Hotel. We do have refurbishment work to our bedrooms at present which is completed this week. I'm sure you will agree this is a good sign that the hotel is undergoing such works to improve bedrooms in our hotel. But also I...

Badsworth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 November 2016

This holiday was booked on one of Shearings coach holidays. The hotel is in a lovely position right on the quay side.A very friendly comfortable hotel with excellent food. The weather was reasonable for the time of the year a few showers but nothing to spoil the outings. On Tuesday morning a very enjoyable trip along the River Fal landing...

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186PeterS186, General Manager at The Ship and Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Hi and thank you so much for your review. I'm delighted you enjoyed your stay with us, and I will be sure to pass on your kind comments to the team especially Barbara. Many Thanks Peter

Gainsborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Booked a last minute coach trip with Shearings(due to another companies cancellation). to St Mawes. Its a long way but totally worth it. The hotel we booked was The Ship & Castle. It is situated right on the quayside, the views from the restaurant are stunning. Although the rooms are slightly snug they were nice and clean, warm and freshened...

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186PeterS186, General Manager at The Ship and Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. I'm delighted you enjoyed your holiday at the Ship & Castle, I will be sure to pass on your kind comments to the team. Many Thanks Peter

Tipton, W. Mids. U.K.
Reviewed 12 November 2016

The Ship & Castle is a really friendly hotel with excellent food. My husband has slight mobility problems and we were well looked after with a walk in shower and raised toilet seat. We traveled with Shearings and were taken on some lovely scenic trips around the area including a lovely river cruise on the Fal and visits to Port...

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MattReed123, Manager at The Ship and Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I am very pleased that you enjoyed your stay here at the Ship & Castle and you took pleasure in visiting local attractions. The staff always appreciate positive comments, as they work hard to ensure our guests have good memorable holidays.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Where the Rivers' Fal and Percuil meet to join the open sea, St Mawes boasts the perfect picture postcard retreat and at the heart of the village, right on the quay you will find The Ship and Castle Hotel. Once The Ship and Castle Inn, and a warren of small fishermen's cottages (remnants of which can still be seen at the rear of the existing building) The Ship and Castle is now a 54 bedroom hotel with all the charm and character one would expect for its location. Our bar and lounges offer the perfect location for a peaceful day in St Mawes watching the world go by, or enjoying a traditional Cornish Cream Tea. We have a selection of sea view rooms which understandably are in high demand and are well recommended to make your stay that little bit more special. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Ship and Castle Hotel

Address: The Quay, St Mawes TR2 5DG, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > Roseland Peninsula > St Mawes
Price Range: RM492 - RM868 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Ship and Castle Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 54
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“pay extra for a sea view room.”
 of 5 bubbles SylviaD108, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Check the builders have left!!”
 of 5 bubbles lawrencewhite2, 11 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Try and choose a room overlooking the harbour”
 of 5 bubbles andrewsenior1, 24 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Request a sea view, but we were happy with room 102 and a view of the pub at the side.”
 of 5 bubbles HARRYDAVERCHI, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for sea view room”
 of 5 bubbles DianeW360, 4 Nov 2016 | Read review
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