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Ship Inn

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Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good37%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“harbour view”(24 reviews)
“the pub”(34 reviews)
“mussels”(13 reviews)
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Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free Parking
3 Star Hotel
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All reviewsharbour viewthe pubmusselsgreat foodmixed grillwould stay againdunnottar castlenice roomlovely locationsit outsidecullen skinkold harbourcooked to perfectionone night stayexcellent breakfastfull scottish breakfastsea
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Enjoyed our meal which was tasty. Staff were friendly and polite. Fish was fresh and well cooked. Plenty of parking nearby. Main courses were quite good value for money. We all had ice cream which was delicious but expensive for two small scoops and no...More

Thank cowpitsheep
Reviewed 5 days ago

I recently visited the Ship Inn with family but was very disappointed in the attitude of the bar staff towards my husband and cousin - it was at best, "surley". Having visited the Inn on several occasions over many years, I thought this was maybe...More

Thank MJGW
Response from Simon C, Owner at Ship InnResponded 4 days ago

Very surprised to read these comments as we have hundreds of reviews attesting to the friendliness, helpfulness and courtesy of our staff going back many years. I can categorically say that there is no anti-English bias or feeling among my staff and my own late...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped off at the Ship Inn for lunch whilst visiting Stonehaven. It was very busy on the day that we visited but we did not have to wait long for our food. It was delicious and could be enjoyed with a view of the...More

Thank RITA653
Response from Simon C, Owner at Ship InnResponded 5 days ago

Dear RITA635 Thanks for the fantastic review and glad that you enjoyed the food. We'll pass your comments on to the kitchen team and they will be delighted! Visit again soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Travelled together with my son. Bocked over internet room with twin bed for one night. Found everything perfect, very nice cosy room, good bath room. Food served plenty (to much) and very good cooked, drinks available and of course no complain. Breakfast in order. Personnel...More

Thank Pietro R
Response from Simon C, Owner at Ship InnResponded 5 days ago

Dear Pietro R We're sorry to hear that the weather wasn't up to scratch - we've had an incredible few weeks of sunshine so it sounds as though you must have visited on the one rainy day that we've had recently! Thank you so much...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We paid a little extra for a harbour view, and it was so worth it as the hotel is right on the pretty but quiet harbour. The room itself was very comfortable and clean. The hotel is very comfortable with good food in the restaurant...More

1  Thank LancashireRoses
Response from Simon C, Owner at Ship InnResponded 5 days ago

Dear LancashireRoses - The view is to die for isn't it? Whether you're simply watching the waves roll in or watching people going about their business, there is no better view in the world in our opinion! Thank you so much for the excellent review...More

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Description
Historic (1771) inn with 11 luxurious en-suite bedrooms (7 with harbour views) - all with flat screen TV and free wi-fi. Comfortable 38 cover restaurant with spectacular views of picturesque harbour. Varied ...More menu with seafood a specialty. All food home cooked using the finest locally sourced produce. Cosy bar with good choice of draft beers (including Real Ales), bottled beers, cider and soft drinks. Over 100 Single Malt whiskies. Wine by the glass and extensive wine list. Freshly ground coffee. Outside terrace with tables overlooking harbour. 20 minutes from Aberdeen - Oil Capital of Europe. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Restaurant
Beachfront
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pool
Room Service
Free Parking
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Certificate of Excellence
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Dining (41)
Pool & Beach (4)
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Janicefields9911
26 January 2018|
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Response from 132Karen132 | Reviewed this property |
I stayed back in August and there was a hairdryer. The internet was very good at that time and free. I would definitely stay here again.
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Zoe M
27 February 2017|
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Response from Simon C | Property representative |
We allow dogs in the bar
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Ellen S
27 August 2016|
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Response from Simon C | Property representative |
We have no car park, but there is adequate street parking close by.
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