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    The Ship Inn

    65 Sandgate High Street | Sandgate, Sandgate, Folkestone CT20 3AH, England
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Traveller (39)
    Room & Suite (16)
    Dining (9)
    • Excellent65%
    • Very good27%
    • Average5%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible2%
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    “real ale” (3 reviews)
    “deck room” (3 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    5 Nov.6 Nov.
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    1 - 5 of 97 reviews

    Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

    Having booked well in advance, we had hoped for a relaxing stop, prior to the journey to France. However, writing this review, I'm filled with confusion and mixed feelings. On approach, the inn looks run down; almost derelict. However, inside, it's refreshingly olde worlde! Not...More

    1  Thank TaffRowly
    Reviewed 22 June 2017

    Booked this place on Booking.com as the Inn's website photos looked as if it was a great place - BIG mistake! We were greeted by Wendy, the owner, to be told that we were in the cottage next door. We had an early suspicion of...More

    1  Thank Richard O
    Reviewed 14 April 2017

    Firstly, the inn is in a lovely setting overlooking the beach, lovely sun trap sun terrace. However the staff left a lost to be desired. On arrival, asked for a glass of Sauvignon Blanc but was to would have to have a Pinot as the...More

    2  Thank Jacfran67
    Reviewed 19 March 2017

    We have just enjoyed a 2 night stay at this place and it was really good. It is a small family-run business and they were all so friendly & helpful. We had the ground floor room, with an outside decked area, facing the sea, which...More

    Thank Anne L
    Reviewed 21 November 2016 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.

    Thank Dani B
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    • Top amenities
    • Beachfront
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Price range
    • USD 97 - USD 112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Smoking rooms available
    • Number of rooms
    • 3
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    • Location
    • United Kingdom >
    • England >
    • Kent >
    • Folkestone >
    • Sandgate
    • Also Known As
    • The Ship Hotel Folkestone
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    Traveller (39)
    Room & Suite (16)
    Dining (9)
    Pool & Beach (1)
    Hotel & Grounds (11)
    Bathroom (2)
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    13 April 2015|
    Response from thewhiteheadfamily | Reviewed this property |
    No, it's on street parking though we managed to park at the door.
    Room Tips
    "The web site apparently shows some nice rooms but it certainly did not show the disaster we stayed in. Avoid..."
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    "Don't bother!"
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    "try and get the "Deck Room" - has aterrace overlooking the beach and is on the ground floor."
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    "Penthouse at the top has a lounge with views of the beach."
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