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Reviewed 16 October 2014

We stayed here for one night whilst my husband attended a job interview in aberdeen. We found the hotel to be lovely the staff were friendly and knowledgable about the local area. We dined in the restaurant in the evening and enjoyed everything we are. We would come again during the summer months so we could enjoy the surroundings more...

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Dundee, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 October 2014

Had an evening meal here and a couple of drinks. A nice enough place with a good selection of beers. The menu also had a good selection of meals. We opted for the fish and chips and to be honest it was fine but a bit overpriced for what you got. Also had a sneaking suspicion the chips were cooked...

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Thank Alan151
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 October 2014

Although we have been to Stonehaven many times this was our first visit to the Ship Inn and will definitely not be our last. Everything from our room overlooking the harbour, the fantastic food in the restraunt and the kindness of the staff make this a hotel you want to visit again and again.

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Thank Yvonne A
Pitt Meadows, Canada
Reviewed 10 October 2014

We visited Stonehaven after having seen photos of the nearby Dunnottar Castle on the internet. The castle is an easy 2 km (1.5 mile) walk from the centre of Stonehaven, and the amble along the coastal path is among the most beautiful walks I've ever done. We picked the Ship Inn as it had been positively reviewed by others, and...

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Urbana, Illinois, United States
Reviewed 2 October 2014

We have stayed at the Ship Inn before, so were very happy to get a room here again. We did it through Booking.com so we got a pretty good rate, double with breakfast. We had room 5, which isn’t the best as it has a “view” onto the trash alley at the side of the hotel, but otherwise it’s fine,...

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Thank Vivienne M
Paris, France
Reviewed 2 October 2014

Perfect Hotel on a typical scottish small harbour, located in Stonehaven (south of Aberdeen) with the incredible Dunottar castle nearby. Excellent restaurant as well, and an exciting pub on the ground floor, with a delightful direct view on this pocket harbour. Stonehaven is also full of plenty of good restaurants and charming streets.

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Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 1 October 2014

Stayed at the Ship inn during the autumn of 2014. I found the place very friendly located in a very picturesque setting. The rooms were clean but rather small. They are also rather expensive having in mind the location. The food served in the restaurant is relatively good but I would also consider it relatively expensive having in mind the...

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Thank K_enjoying_life
Perth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 October 2014

Good,staff were very good and friendly,fresh sea air,and lovely people,the only concern for the price we paid,the bed wasnt the best,but overall was Amazing..Dont forget to walk 2 miles to get to the castle,outstading

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Grantham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 September 2014

Lovely setting on the harbour front. Staff, helpful and friendly on checking in at the Bar. Only had meal one night, during my two night stay at the bar as restaurant busy. Solo traveller, had clean twin room at back. Window, rather stiff to open and had trouble opening, as room stuffy. There was a fan provided in the room....

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halmstad
Reviewed 29 September 2014

Ship Inn is a nice little inn in an excellent location and view over the harbour. Everybody in the staff was very nicwe and helpful. The food was good. But - we had a "family room" for three. The room we got had three beds and there was not place for anything else - not even for one suitcase -...

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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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  • 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: $165 - $199 (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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