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    Shipwrights Arms Hotel

    55-61 Wherstead Road, Ipswich IP2 8JJ, England
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    02/07/2017 03/07/2017
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      2 adults
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        0 children
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          Overview
          • Excellent26%
          • Very good11%
          • Average16%
          • Poor11%
          • Terrible36%
          2 weeks ago
          “Basic but quirky. Helpful staff. Expensive if you are are travelling alone”
          10 Jan 2017
          “A week later and I STILL feel dirty”
          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Non-Smoking Rooms
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          2.0 Star Hotel
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          Reviewed 2 weeks ago

          I stayed for one night (attending a concert) and overall was happy enough with the stay in this pub, although as a single I found it very expensive for what I got. Would be better value for 2 but even then I've had better for...More

          Thank tranbytrien
          Reviewed 10 January 2017

          In my lifetime of travelling I have probably visited 50 - 60 countries, and have stayed in accommodation costing as little as 10 pence per night. In all of that time and those hundreds of thousands of miles, I don't recall any hotel experience anywhere...More

          1  Thank Retired_author
          Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

          Discussing. Do not stay there! No matter how cheap it is they should still meet basic health and hygiene standards but they are a long way off. I am certain the room had just had the bed made in between guest an nothing else done....More

          3  Thank Steve b
          Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

          We stayed here as wanted a do a bit of shopping in the town centre and live around 50 miles away.On arrival we were shown to our room by a nice lady but straightaway I was shocked by the musty smell and filthy carpets.We dropped...More

          1  Thank kirsty s
          Reviewed 14 November 2016

          I am at a loss as to how to best describe it. I took some photos & will attach one which shows the crumpled state of the duvet cover when I arrived in the room. In the morning I went down to breakfast but found...More

          Thank DevonAdorable
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          • Bar/Lounge
          • Free Parking
          • Restaurant
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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          • US$56 - US$91 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 12
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          Room Tips
          "Rooms in separate building next to hotel away from the bar will be quieter."
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          "There's a Marriott, a novotel and a premier inn all very close by"
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          "If you have to stay here take some cleaning equipment"
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          "just go elsewhere, no tv area , tv didnt work , no wifi,"
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