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The Ship Inn

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Overview
5 Shore Head, Stonehaven AB39 2JY Scotland See on map
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Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Housekeeping
3 Star accommodation
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All reviews harbour view the pub mussels great food mixed grill dunnottar castle would stay again lovely location sit outside nice room cullen skink cooked to perfection double bed one night stay the east coast excellent breakfast sea
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Reviewed yesterday

Decided to eat here on a recommendation from the owner of the place we were staying.The restaurant was very quiet when we arrived as it was around tea time. The staff were helpful but not particularly welcoming, unusual for a place which has a large...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Wrc149
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had lunch there as thought it must be good food. Food was pretty awful. Opted for steak and guiness pie. Concealed paste with pieces of steak through it. At £14.50 you kind of expect a decent standard. Would not recommend.More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Resort159381
Response from Simon C, Owner at The Ship InnResponded 1 week ago

Very disappointed to read this review. We have served many thousands of portions of our famous Steak & Guinness Pie over nearly 15 years to great acclaim, so don't know what happened here. None of my staff were aware of any complaint or adverse comment...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been here loads over the years and never knew it was dog friendy, staying in caravan with my two SBT and we came a walk along for some beers, realised dogs were welcome and even got treats n water. Good beer, good food and great...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank rossa465
Response from Simon C, Owner at The Ship InnResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Rossa465, thank you for your positive review! Indeed all our canine friends are welcome! We're glad to hear that you had such a good time and enjoyed our beer and food. Hope to see you again!

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Very nice Hotel, Bedroom was a bit dated,, but clean & comfortable...,lots of stairs leading to rooms, so wouldn’t recommend a stay if you are not fit.....no lift. We enjoyed two evening meals in the hotel, menu was varied,would recommend the fish & chips.,,,breakfast was...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Marjory2014
Response from Simon C, Owner at The Ship InnResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Marjory2014, thank you for your review! We are glad you enjoyed your stay at our hotel and that you liked the menu options at our restaurant. We're always keen on varying our menu options even though our speciality is fish and seafood. Hope to...More

Reviewed 4 November 2018

We were passing thru Stonehaven and was looking for a seafood restaurant. The one we want to go to was not opened and a local recommended This restaurant. Coming from Asia, they served fantastic food. My memorable dish is the Cullen skink and also the...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Duncan L
Response from Simon C, Owner at The Ship InnResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Duncan L, thank you for such a positive review! It really means a lot to us. We are always happy to know our seafood/fish dishes were a success considering that's our speciality - it's a true reward. I hope you enjoyed your trip around...More

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Description
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 More 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. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Restaurant
Beachfront
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pool
Room Service
Free Parking
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
11
Price range
US$ 129 - US$ 159 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Ship Hotel Stonehaven
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The Ship Inn Stonehaven, Scotland
Location
United Kingdom > Scotland > Aberdeenshire > Stonehaven
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
11
Price range
US$ 129 - US$ 159 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Ship Hotel Stonehaven
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The Ship Inn Stonehaven, Scotland
Location
United Kingdom > Scotland > Aberdeenshire > Stonehaven
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Janicefields9911
26 January 2018|
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Response from 132Karen132 | Reviewed this property |
I stayed back in August and there was a hairdryer. The internet was very good at that time and free. I would definitely stay here again.
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353zoem
27 February 2017|
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Response from simonc867 | Property representative |
We allow dogs in the bar
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ellensL6405CD
26 August 2016|
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We have no car park, but there is adequate street parking close by.
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"To get maximum advantage of the location, you really should book a room with a view of the harbour."
johnhouston2
2 Nov 2018
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"Harbour views are very pretty"
alanreay7
2 Oct 2018
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"We didn’t use the rooms only went for a meal."
Fogdog39
17 Sep 2018
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"Sea & Harbour views"
721graemel
4 Sep 2018
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