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The Old Ship Hotel

Traveller (47)
Room & Suite (16)
Dining (9)


Privately owned family run hotel, bar and restaurant for the last 30 years. Close to Padstow harbour and all amenities. An old quirky hotel with charm and many period features, modernised and updated to offer all diners and residents a pleasant and comfortable experience and stay.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public Wifi
Wheelchair access
Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Centrally Located
62Room tips
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  • English
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Great food, ambience and service! Was warmly welcomed by the young man behind the bar who had a charming smile and a cut nose. As passing trade so to speak, we were also served by a woman and man, manager perhaps but who looked after my husband and I perfectly. The chicken
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A peaceful visit on a winter’s afternoon. Friendly welcome, good selection of local beers. Varied menu, Padstow prices are slightly higher but this is expected. The chicken wrap with chilli jam was packed with succulent chicken breast, chips were pedestrian. Interesting
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We visited this lovely little pub at the beginning of the week. The staff were very welcoming and friendly. We ordered the Pork Casserole, wow, it was the best we have ever tasted. Great little pub, would definitely return.
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Visiting again for the Padstow Festival. The festival again brilliant. The Ship is situated right in the centre of Padstow and has its own parking. Good food, helpful staff. Enjoyable stay yet again. Thank you to all.
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My husband & I visited the pub on Friday night had a couple of drinks & ordered some food. When our food come out my husbands lamb curry was cold so he told a member of staff.. then an older lady come over I think she was the owner & asked what the problem was??? my husband said
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Room 7
Misspelt menu board. Terribly outdated room with tacky decor. One word "Awful".
Misspelt menu board. Terribly outdated room with tacky decor. One word "Awful".
Misspelt menu board. Terribly outdated room with tacky decor. One word "Awful".
Misspelt menu board. Terribly outdated room with tacky decor. One word "Awful".
do you have disabled rooms
Hi, Many thanks for your enquiry, we are fully booked on the 24th June, I can do 2 nights from the 22nd if that will work for you. Regards Andrew
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"Best meal sea food platter"
"In the front I imagine"
"Didn't stay here thank goodness"
"As previously stated"
"Very steep steps from car park & a lot of steps throughout the hotel"
United KingdomEnglandPadstow
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