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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 14 December 2014

Our two nights started with a warm welcome from the staff (thanks Kelly!) and a very nice lunch in the pub. A nice menu with really good food - all meals were very good from breakfast (very good traditional plus options) through dinner. The pub has a nice selection of beers and a huge selection of liquors. It seemed as...

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1Thank JDBurke2k
Reviewed 12 December 2014

Our priorities were all met and exceeded by The Ship Inn. We were certainly comfortable in our room, but hadn't expected a harbor view quite so compelling. It was also a bit of a surprise when we couldn't get a table for dinner right away - too full of locals. We ducked down to a place next door(also very good,...

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2Thank Jean C
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 December 2014

Second visit to Ship Inn - same as first time - no complaints and will return for a third time if required. The fish dishes on offer are also first class and are well presented. Breakfast menu is also very good and cooked to order rather than the buffet breakfast set up which is more common nowadays.

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Thank tully71
Reviewed 4 December 2014

We stayed here for one night and paid £120 for a room because it was the only option left in Stonehaven for us to book in advance. Apparently it's a really popular place!? For £120 a night I'd have expected a good sized room and a bath, as well as a shower. Had a harbour view, but tiny bathroom with...

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Edinburgh
Reviewed 28 November 2014

Booked in here as there were no rooms in Aberdeen at a reasonable cost and was pleasantly surprised but the friendly welcome and great seafood. The room was clean and comfortable and I will definitely be back by choice next time.

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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 November 2014

Excellent accommodation and a great breakfast i would definitely go back here its just outside aberdeen sp it is a great place to stay at the right price. The breakfast and restaurant are excellent and the service is very good with friendly staff.

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Thank Dave W
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 November 2014

This is the first time I have stayed here and I enjoyed it very much. The staff are very friendly, welcoming and professional. The breakfast was nice, fresh and plentiful with lots of choices. I had dinner in the captains rest, which is part of it, I have eaten here on 3 or 4 previous occasions and the food is...

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Stonehaven, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 November 2014

We've been going into The Ship for occasional dinners for three or four years now, as we only live round the corner but, after the sour-faced and downright rudeness of one of the staff to us and our guests on Sunday, we won't be doing so again. My wife and I, plus our two-year-old girl, and two friends, plus their...

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sjcshank, Owner at Ship Inn, responded to this review

As usual, there are two sides to every story. The events as related by Mr Young occurred on Sunday 16th November, but the story actually started the evening before (strange that this detail was omitted from Mr Young's account!). On the Saturday early evening, Mr and Mrs Young were also asked - politely - to keep the children under control...

Wymondham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 November 2014

I had some business meetings in Aberdeen but wanted to stay outside the city centre during my stay there. I had previously stayed at The Ship and had no doubts about returning. The location of the hotel is fabulous being situated directly on the harbour, with beautiful sun rises in the morning and sun sets in the evening. The rooms...

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Westbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 November 2014

I decided to stay at The Ship Inn after a "drinking visit" in February 2014. As I hoped everything was great , good clean Room and friendly staff. Breakfast was great - I could have what I wanted freshly cooked. I will definitely stay again - Thanks

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
The Captain's Table at the Ship Inn
The Captain's Table at the Ship Inn
Cuisines: Bar, Seafood, British, Pub, Scottish
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Historic (1771) inn with 11 luxurious en-suite bedrooms (7 with harbour views) - all with flat screen TV and free wi-fi. Comfortable 38 cover restaurant with spectacular views of picturesque harbour. Varied menu with seafood a specialty. All food home cooked using the finest locally sourced produce. Cosy bar with good choice of draft beers (including Real Ales), bottled beers, cider and soft drinks. Over 100 Single Malt whiskies. Wine by the glass and extensive wine list. Freshly ground coffee. Outside terrace with tables overlooking harbour. 20 minutes from Aberdeen - Oil Capital of Europe. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ship Inn

Address: 5 Shore Head, Stonehaven AB39 2JY, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Aberdeenshire > Stonehaven
Price Range: $166 - $200 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Ship Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 11
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Ship Inn Stonehaven, Scotland
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“Ask for a harbour view”
 of 5 bubbles 789debbie, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Sea view, not the rooms at the rear of the hotel”
 of 5 bubbles skankhound, 26 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Get a room with a view for sure!”
 of 5 bubbles Mewilliams2, 14 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Our room was at the rear of the property and very quiet. Try for a front room if possible.”
 of 5 bubbles gordondscott, 7 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Do not accept rooms 10, 11 or 12 they are connected to the kitchen extraction system”
 of 5 bubbles phil888888, 14 Dec 2016 | Read review
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