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The Ship Inn

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#17 of 37 B&Bs / Inns in Rye
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Cardigan
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went in over Christmas to loud music and were confronted by a barmaid who shouted at us from behind the bar as soon as we entered and would not leave us alone! Shouted at us to find a seat and shouted at us about our drinks so that the whole bar could hear (not that we had anything to hide...

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Thank Frohlix
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here on 24th December and was shocked about the rudeness and lack of cleanliness of the place. We sat at the bar for a drink and was witness to some disturbing sights. The staff were eating snacks ( chips , bread etc and some sauce they were dunking in) whilst serving customers. They then collected plates from the kitchen...

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Thank Paul T
Hythe, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for one night on 15-12-16 for a concert with my son, a wonderful warm and heaps of character I was always welcomed with a smile and it felt as if they where generally pleased you where there. We stayed in room 3 good size slightly small bathroom but not a major issue for one night. would definitely...

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Thank jimbomcbagins
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 December 2016

We stayed at the Ship Inn for one night in room 5. Overall we were very impressed during our stay, the staff were very friendly and the room stylish and clean. We ate dinner downstairs in the restaurant on Saturday evening and both enjoyed our food. There was a very cosy atmosphere in the pub and we liked the rustic...

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Thank LondonLucyB
Sittingbourne Kent
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

We visited on a Saturday lunchtime and the atmosphere was really good. It was very busy but we were seated quickly. The food was good and everyone seemed relaxed in the environment with the waitresses being efficient in their service.

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Thank LisaandGordon1
Dartford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Recent visit on 24/11/16 Very quirky joint that me and my colleague stumbled across for a coffee. The features inside were very good and gave a cosy feel. It's close to the Rye town centre and does offer food options. I would come back here to eat as thought quality looked decent. This is also a hotel but can't judge...

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Thank JamesBaldy
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Conveniently located around 10mins walk from the station, The Ship Inn is a lovely pub and hotel close to Rye's town centre. When we arrived on Saturday (14.00pm) the pub was quite busy (and it continued to be for the rest of the weekend), probably because it was the bonfire festivities that same weekend. The rooms are all decorated differently...

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Thank Yaiza L
Maidstone, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Visited on Bonfire night to find many food outlets to be very busy or fully booked. Many thanks to Theo and his team as they made us feel very welcome and facilitated our needs Excellent food, great atmosphere and beautiful position, overlooking the harbour

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Thank grumpyandIknow
Hastings, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 November 2016

Came here for a pub lunch and was very pleased we did. The barmaid was friendly and helpful. The atmosphere was cosy and welcoming. We had yummy thai chicken wings and the scallops followed by sticky toffee pudding and apple crumble.....Everything was delicious. The pinot grigio was lovely too. We would certainly return here for lunch again....

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Thank newsonnutrition
Maidstone, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 November 2016

We went to Rye for the day and as we had taken our dog we had already found out which eating establishments allowed dogs, The Ship being one of them. After waking around Rye we stopped at The Ship for a coffee and got talking to a lovely lady with a huge Irish wolf hound. By the time she left...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Ship is in central Rye, at the bottom of Mermaid Street. Built in 1592, it was originally a warehouse to store contraband seized from smugglers. It is now a characterful pub, with beams, wooden floors & log fires. Open from eleven every day for freshly prepared food, local fish, Bloody Marys, real ales & organic cider. 10 comfy modern rooms - all with en-suite bath or shower. Children, dogs & would-be pirates are all welcome. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Ship Inn

Address: Strand Quay The Strand, Rye TN31 7DB, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > East Sussex > Rye
Price Range: RM406 - RM598 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Ship Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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The Ship Inn Rye, East Sussex
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“Look on the website for information about specific room features when booking”
 of 5 bubbles LondonLucyB, 11 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Room 9 is large and has a bath/shower. But there was some street noise past 11pm and early in the mornings.”
 of 5 bubbles Doctor_Deluxe, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We did not sleep here, just eat :)”
 of 5 bubbles princessdaisy2016, 8 Sep 2016 | Read review
“upgrade to the standard double!”
 of 5 bubbles emmal2299871, 31 Aug 2016 | Read review
“we stayed in room 10 and have only good things to say about it.”
 of 5 bubbles MikkiMost, 29 Aug 2016 | Read review
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