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The Ship Inn

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#16 of 37 B&Bs / Inns in Rye
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Sittingbourne Kent
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We visited on a Saturday lunchtime and the atmosphere was really good. It was very busy but we were seated quickly. The food was good and everyone seemed relaxed in the environment with the waitresses being efficient in their service.

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Dartford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Recent visit on 24/11/16 Very quirky joint that me and my colleague stumbled across for a coffee. The features inside were very good and gave a cosy feel. It's close to the Rye town centre and does offer food options. I would come back here to eat as thought quality looked decent. This is also a hotel but can't judge...

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Thank JamesBaldy
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Conveniently located around 10mins walk from the station, The Ship Inn is a lovely pub and hotel close to Rye's town centre. When we arrived on Saturday (14.00pm) the pub was quite busy (and it continued to be for the rest of the weekend), probably because it was the bonfire festivities that same weekend. The rooms are all decorated differently...

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Thank Yaiza L
Maidstone, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on Bonfire night to find many food outlets to be very busy or fully booked. Many thanks to Theo and his team as they made us feel very welcome and facilitated our needs Excellent food, great atmosphere and beautiful position, overlooking the harbour

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Thank grumpyandIknow
Hastings, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came here for a pub lunch and was very pleased we did. The barmaid was friendly and helpful. The atmosphere was cosy and welcoming. We had yummy thai chicken wings and the scallops followed by sticky toffee pudding and apple crumble.....Everything was delicious. The pinot grigio was lovely too. We would certainly return here for lunch again....

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Thank newsonnutrition
Maidstone, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to Rye for the day and as we had taken our dog we had already found out which eating establishments allowed dogs, The Ship being one of them. After waking around Rye we stopped at The Ship for a coffee and got talking to a lovely lady with a huge Irish wolf hound. By the time she left...

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Thank Pam S
Ruardean, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Had a meal here on a Saturday night after booking earlier in the week. The table was for 5 adults and 4 children. The place was very lively which I would expect for a weekend. We were served drinks quickly. There was a 'Boar Week' being held in the area so I decided on one of the Boar choices, others...

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Thank Michael C
norfolk
Reviewed 18 October 2016

The food was good the beer was good the staff do not know there wines or menus, the place feels a bit run down, not good when Rye has so many places to eat and drink. I would go some where else next time

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RobertLondon
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Stayed here for 2 nights in Room 1. The room was comfortable and had a wardrobe and hanging spaces and drawers for clothes. Tea/coffee making facilities and a tall mirror. Bathroom was small but well equipped. Its an old building with bare floorboards in the room so there was some noise as expected. View onto the road so we experienced...

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London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 September 2016

The hotel is a lovely old building within just a few paces of the very old and pretty streets of Rye. So it is a great location for visiting Mermaid Street and the high street and the other touristy delights of Rye. We stayed in room 9, which is apparently one of the larger rooms. There were a few old,...

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 - all with en-suite bath or shower. Children, dogs & would-be pirates are all welcome. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Ship Inn

Address: Strand Quay The Strand, Rye TN31 7DB, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > East Sussex > Rye
Price Range: $123 - $184 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Ship Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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The Ship Inn Rye, England
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“Room 9 is large and has a bath/shower. But there was some street noise past 11pm and early in the mornings.”
 of 5 bubbles Doctor_Deluxe, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We did not sleep here, just eat :)”
 of 5 bubbles princessdaisy2016, 8 Sep 2016 | Read review
“upgrade to the standard double!”
 of 5 bubbles emmal2299871, 31 Aug 2016 | Read review
“we stayed in room 10 and have only good things to say about it.”
 of 5 bubbles MikkiMost, 29 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Realistic statements about each room on their website - read 'em, or ask the staff re what you want from a good room....”
 of 5 bubbles L_C_N229, 10 Jul 2016 | Read review
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