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Reviewed 25 January 2014 via mobile

Perfect for empire or town hall. Room was lovely, staff great. Food (lunch and breakfast) delicious. Parking wasn't too bad cos it was weekend. My only criticism would be that I emailed before I booked and the reply I got was of a tone that nearly put me off all together. Instead I booked through late rooms. I don't know...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 January 2014

If want a faulty towers experience stay here, rooms ok but basic, no communication regarding breakfast and wasn't available till 9am ,after been kept awake by people in bar till way after 2am got a fire alarm waking usup at 6.30 no one on staff site for instructions fire brigade came found false alarm but couldn't turn off alarm no...

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Thank julieharris1931
Witney, Oxfordshire, UK
Reviewed 30 December 2013

Stayed here as a couple while visiting our daughter. Upgraded to evening meal. Clean, comfortable, quiet. Good service. Will stay again. Steep stairs. Great atmosphere in the bar/restaurant. Very friendly staff.

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Thank Witney_UK
leicester
Reviewed 6 December 2013

Had single room on the 5th December. Welcomed well on arrival and given a free drink from the bar which was nice. Room well presented, clean, tidy and functional. Nice modern bathroom and excellent Tea/Coffee facilities. Location was spot on down a quiet street. Breakfast very nice with full English, Cereal, Fruit and Yogurts available. The pub is also very...

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Thank lcfc_eu
sheffield
Reviewed 27 October 2013

The Old Ship Inn seems to have really mixed reviews. I struggled to find a hotel with two rooms free; here we had two family rooms so had to pay a little extra. Considering the Inn was near central London, accessed by a frequent bus service, and provided an excellent breakfast I didn't think the price too bad. Staff were...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 October 2013

Stayed for one night and it was a really lovely hotel, booked last minute the location is brilliant right by the train station. Would recommend the option of having dinner in the restaurant as well worth it. the food was very yummy and well presented & a complementary drink too. Did not wake up in time for breakfast, but im...

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Thank Cat G
Herne Bay, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 October 2013

my boyfriend was given a "red letter day" voucher for he's birthday at the beginning of august. their was a huge choice of things we could do but we thought we would go to London and stay in a hotel over night. at £170 for a Saturday nights stay, dinner and breakfast included, we thought we got a good deal!...

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Thank 602Victoria
UK
Reviewed 15 September 2013

I was a little uneasy about having booked at the Old Ship as, having made my booking, an e-mail I sent asking about booking for dinner went unanswered. However, My initial impressions of the Old Ship, when I arrived in Hackney, were very positive - it's close to Hackney Central station, easy to find, the staff were very friendly when...

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Thank tbagpuss
Oswaldtwistle, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 September 2013

We would have given this hotel three stars based on the quality of the room and convenient location but after the experience we have had over the last three months we are loathe to give them even one star. Basically, what happened after checking our credit card statement we realised the hotel had charged us twice. Okay, that is fair...

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Thank 123Kath
london
Reviewed 11 September 2013

Another trip back this place never fails, great new british spirits list this time, cows milk vodka who would have thought. I never used the rooms but the new refit looks cool, dig the black and white images of local london.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Above is our ten bedroom hotel A stylish British inn set above a pub in East London's trendy Hackney neighbourhood. ROOMS All rooms have free WiFi and are ensuite. There are complimentary tea and coffee making facilities in all rooms. There is also an option to add a cooked breakfast to your stay. Accommodation has 24 hour access with the bar opening until 1am on weekends. Downstairs you can grab 241 burgers on Mondays and Tuesdays and we have an excellent range of craft beers and ales. TRANSPORTATION Getting here couldn't be easier with Hackney Central a 2 minute walk away. From there, you can catch trains to Stratford (Westfield shopping centre) and Dalston Kingsland in around 10 minutes. If you want to venture further into Central London you can do so by heading to Highbury & Islington to switch on to the Victoria Line which goes straight into Soho. Alternatively, you can hop on the 55 bus to Oxford Circus via Shoreditch. London Fields station is also around a 5 minute walk away and takes you straight into Liverpool Street (The City). AROUND US Daytime The ongoing developments in Hackney Walk provides the opportunity to visit a number of designer outlets less than 5 minutes walk away. Shops that can be found there include Burberry, Nike, Aquascutum & Pringle with many more on the way. Locally, there is an abundance of small shops and restaurants all within short walking distance — in particular we recommend heading to Broadway Market, which has a varied selection of boutique cafes, restaurants, pubs/bars, as well as the renowned Food market on Saturdays. Take a picturesque stroll through London Fields Park on your way to this local gem. If your stay falls on a Sunday morning there is also the ever-popular Columbia Road flower market. Here you can find a global range of flowers and plants as well as vintage shops for furniture and clothes. Fancy a stroll through one of London's biggest Park? Head further East towards Victoria Park and enjoy a picturesque stroll. Here you can rent pedalos and there's plenty of room for sports activities. The area also hosts the annual Lovebox, Field Day and Citadel music festivals in the summer and Winterville in the months leading up to Christmas. Nightlife Looking for a lively late night bar, trendy speakeasy or perhaps you want to experience a club until the early hours? East London nightlife can cater for all needs. Hackney contains a number of venues with DJs and live music running in to the early hours. Dalston has a larger selection of restaurants, bars and clubs and is a quick 10 minute train journey, or 15 minutes on the bus. Bethnal Green Road (train and bus, 15min), Shoreditch/Old Street (train, 20min; bus, 25min) and Angel (train, 30min; bus, 40min) all have a great selection of pubs, eateries and vibrant nightlife on offer. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Old Ship Inn

Address: 2 Sylvester Path | Hackney, London E8 1EN, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London > East End / East London
Price Range: RM511 - RM760 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Old Ship Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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“I didn't stay here, just ate. However I would have preferred it to the Kip”
 of 5 bubbles Foggydo, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
“book early! they only have 10 rooms”
 of 5 bubbles AdvanceArtists, 17 Sep 2016 | Read review
“If you're three people travelling together, they do have a room that will accommodate you. Just ask for it.”
 of 5 bubbles MrKlinthall, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
“we only used the restaurant bar!”
 of 5 bubbles 487peterh, 28 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Not room 4!”
 of 5 bubbles DeepBlue403, 27 Oct 2015 | Read review
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