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London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We dropped into the Ship Inn for a beer while waiting for the local chippy to open up. We had a couple of excellent real ales, Darkstar Hophead and Canterbury Millers Ale. Enjoyed the atmosphere and contrary to earlier review staff were friendly and this had a good locals pub atmosphere at the front. The remainder of the pub is... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for a night, to enjoy the beauty of Dover. Excellent service with a smile, clean and comfortable room, and delicious food. Even the storm wasn't enough to dampen our weekend.

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Haslemere, United Kingdom
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135 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016

We were a party of 9 and were given a private room as the restaurant was full. The welcome and service was very good. The have their own micro-brewery as well as several other beers and a nice wine list. The food was very good and the owner came in to thank us for choosing his pub. Altogether we had... More 

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Nottingham
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29 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

A great little place and location if you want an overnight stop before catching an early ferry or euro tunnel. Great food too. No private parking is the downside but easy enough to stop on the road outside. Recommended!!

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Thank ChrisBall
Hythe, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 15 September 2016

We live locally and came here for lunch for the first time recently with my wife and young daughter (nearly 4yrs). The staff were very welcoming and friendly and the food was surprisingly good, even if my steak was very well done when I asked for medium. Unfortunately our visit was spoiled by a totally unnecessary altercation with the owner... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Great location and lovely food- the fish and chips were great and there were lots of other things on the menu I am looking forward to trying. It gets very busy at peak times but they let you take plastic glasses onto the beach so there's always somewhere to sit.

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Milton Keynes, England, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2016

I stayed with my husband in the deck room. I am out of step with a lot of these reviews. It wasn't what I had envisaged from reading reviews before booking. We were tsken around the back to the cottage and the entrance was disconcerting and the hall way was scruffy. . The door to our room needed a good... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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206 reviews
39 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016

We were out for a sunday walk/stroll , & came across this pub/inn. Coming from london and being a chef we just fancied a pint and bar snack. When entering the bar staff/lady on 23rd july was very nice as was the chef who was out doing some orders or something and mentions the specials that day, thus the octopus... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

2nd visit before we went to France via the euro tunnel. We stayed in the deck room, which the hosts called the small room. We wouldn't have called it small and it had everything we needed. Lovely and clean, toiletries provided and tea/coffee and water etc ready in the room. Breakfast was great the next morning and set is off... More 

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38 reviews
10 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the Ship for 2 nights following a night in London and prior to a day's shopping in Calais We were in the cottage which had a private patio overlooking the sea We chose to eat in the restaurant on both evenings and we were very pleased that we did The food was excellent as was the service.... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )

Additional Information about The Ship Inn

Address: 65 Sandgate High Street | Sandgate, Sandgate, Folkestone CT20 3AH, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Kent > Folkestone > Sandgate
Price Range: €86 - €99 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“try and get the "Deck Room" - has aterrace overlooking the beach and is on the ground floor.”
 of 5 bubbles GaryM180, 24 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Penthouse at the top has a lounge with views of the beach.”
 of 5 bubbles 79CarolH79, 22 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Go for Top Floor room. Great view on a clear day.”
 of 5 bubbles jimmB5514DS, 29 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Only 4rooms top floor suite is good”
 of 5 bubbles Enjoy33, 15 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Channel View Suite the one for us particularly when it's colder and so you wouldn't have much use for the terrace.”
 of 5 bubbles Carolinoe, 20 Oct 2014 | Read review
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