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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed overnight at The Ship Inn while visiting our daughter and her family who were on holiday in the area. The hotel was spotless,a credit to Jonathan and his team. Breakfast was plentiful and the cooked elements done nicely. Jonathan was very helpful and even offered to pick us up from our daughter's accommodation if we...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I stayed with our 2 dogs. Had to rearrange due to personal reasons and landlord was was so happy to accommodate us and arranged a different date for us to stay, with no extra charge. Very personable guy :-) room was comfy, breakfast was great and bonus sausages for our dogs were such a lovely touch! Stayed...

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Thank Sophia W
Bolton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 January 2017

The Ship Inn has been fully modernised and is very homely. The bedrooms are large and fully equipped. Jonathan the owner is very friendly and likeable. We had breakfast while we were there and it was lovely. You can also have an evening meal by prior arrangement with Jonathon. The seating area has a wood burning stove that was lit...

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Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

I stayed here whilst visiting a friend. Really nice welcome and the room was great. If I had any gripes it would be that the breakfast whilst cooked fresh and to order, there just isn't enough. Without the tomato or mushroom I ended up with bacon sausage and egg. I was hungover anyway to be fair so could eat much...

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sjosborne2016, Owner at The Ship Inn, responded to this review

Jamie, Our menu states that we can add to the full breakfast with items such as haggis, black or white pudding, square sausage on request, or provide more of what you want. Most guests don't want anything too heavy as standard. The standard cooked breakfast comes with either poached, boiled, fried or scrambled egg and includes potato scone, 2 rashers...

Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Stayed here over this weekend 18th-20th and I can't recommend the ship inn highly enough. We travelled down from Glasgow on a busy Friday night and with traffic and wintery weather hampering us we were quite late down however Jonathan had kindly given us a phone earlier to check our progress and eta. On arrival we were quickly shown to...

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Thank GSKickel
sjosborne2016, Owner at The Ship Inn, responded to this review

Graham, Delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for your very kind comments they are very much appreciated by all of us. Hopefully see you again soon if you are visiting this area! Kind Regards Jonathan

Edinburgh
Reviewed 3 November 2016

The bedrooms are nice, however, found an old sticky chocolate bar in my bedside drawer. Owner is friendly, helpful and kind - when around - came back a couple of times and no one was there to assist when my door pass was not working. I would advise that the place is advertised more as rooms and breakfast - no...

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sjosborne2016, Owner at The Ship Inn, responded to this review

Debbie Thank you for your honest feedback. By way of response I recall problems with your room card but generally this only ever happens when it is placed in close proximity to credit cards/mobile phones and is an issue with all remote access cards - nonetheless I appreciate this caused you inconvenience. Mobile phone reception from one provider in Gatehouse...

Dundee, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

One of the best small hotels we've stayed in. The room had everything you would need for an overnight stay, the breakfast was excellent, but most of all the hospitality shown by Jonathon was second to none. He gave us loads of information about local walks and points of interest, and even let us take his guide book away while...

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed at the Ship Inn for one night B&B on route to Northern Ireland. This was something of a late booking but they were able to accommodate us. The Ship Inn offers very comfortable accommodation and is located in a riverside setting close to the centre of this small town. We received a very friendly welcome from the proprietor who...

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Thank you Wendy and friends for your warm friendly welcome when we stayed last month. The best fish and chips made by your neighbours when we arrived too late to access food in town. Sausages for Jem. He had a ball. Good chat and a lovely laid back manner. Clean comfortable and modern interior. We will be back.

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sjosborne2016, Owner at The Ship Inn, responded to this review

Thank you and glad you enjoyed your stay. Hope to see you again soon!! Jonathan & Wendy

Harrogate, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 October 2016

we took some friends with us this time. the rooms as usual were spotlessly clean and very comfortable and breakfast excellent. our friends were very impressed. the lounge area has now been very tastefully carpeted and furnished with comfortable sofas etc

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sjosborne2016, Owner at The Ship Inn, responded to this review

Chris, good to see you both again and thank you for your post on TA, much appreciated!

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Breakfast included
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about The Ship Inn

Address: 1 Fleet Street | Gatehouse of Fleet, Gatehouse of Fleet DG7 2JT, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Dumfries and Galloway > Gatehouse of Fleet
Price Range: $144 - $184 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Ship Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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“Standard and superior rooms are equally good, great facilities, comfy beds - and my fave - windows that open :)”
 of 5 bubbles Barbarasheridan, 4 Oct 2016 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles Rantin rover, 11 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Room 1 has a huge comfortable bed and a great shower.”
 of 5 bubbles livery5, 20 Jul 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are pretty quiet as gatehouse is a small quaint village”
 of 5 bubbles BillyWhizz0, 30 May 2016 | Read review
“we had room 3, no view but very quiet. great bathroom , twin basins, shower & a roll top type bath”
 of 5 bubbles MrsDWestWales, 13 May 2016 | Read review
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