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The Ship Inn

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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed
Breakfast included
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3 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Myself and my partner went here for lunch after a long walk on the beach and we were very happy with our meal and service, I ordered the 8oz Aberdeen Angus burger and I have got to say it was amazing definitely the best burger...More

Thank Murray wood
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pint of amstel, and a wine and soda. £11. Most I’ve ever paid, even central London is cheaper. Nice enough pub but don’t know how they get any repeat business with prices that steep. Did a pub crawl in rye, the next pub, same drink...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We recently visited for an evening meal whilst staying in Rye. We both suffer with food allergies and the staff we amazingly accommodating in finding and adapting the menu for us. The food was delicious and we felt so welcomed. We would definitely recommend and...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went once, had superb food and great service that we went again on our last night. Again fabulous food and service. Menus is different to usual pub grub and what you get is superbly cooked Would've gone every night of our week stay, if found...More

Thank Kirsten M
Response from Christian T, Guest Relations Manager at The Ship InnResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your glowing review. It's a shame you didn't find us earlier, we would have loved to welcome you every night of your stay! Now you know where we are though you'll have to make sure you visit us again.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Newly refurbished rooms, in fact I think we may have been the first guest in this lovely room. Great comfy bed and pillows. Our room was immaculately clean. Nice touch having coffee and tea machine in our room. Breakfast was good served in the restaurant.

Thank Helena M
Response from Christian T, Guest Relations Manager at The Ship InnResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. We are pleased that you enjoyed our location and the newly refurbished rooms. Don't forget to book direct for the best rates.

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Hotel description
The Ship is in central Rye, at the bottom of Mermaid Street. Built in 1592, it was originally a warehouse to store contraband seized from smugglers. It is now a characterful pub, with beams, wooden floors & log fires. Open from eleven every day for freshly prepared food, local fish, Bloody Marys, real ales & organic cider. 10 comfy modern rooms (four of which are dog-friendly) - all with en-suite bath or shower. Children, dogs are especially welcome.
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USD 118 - USD 205 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
USD 118 - USD 205 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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"We liked room 2!"
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"All rooms are quite small rooms are basic modern and clean with tea/coffee facilities and lovely warm towels."
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"Room 4 wasn't next to anyone else - it's also on the side of the building so quieter."
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