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“Absolutely Brilliant”
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Elegance and comfort, a perfect combination.
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Elegance and comfort, a perfect combination.
Enjoy late mornings and early nights in this beautiful calming bedroom. Many beautiful period features.
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11 reviews
Elegance and comfort, a perfect combination.
Enjoy late mornings and early nights in this beautiful calming bedroom.
Many beautiful period features.
Lovely dining area.
This spacious kitchen/diner is fully equipped for preparing light snacks to full roast dinners.
Bathroom
Bathroom
View of the stunning Georgian building - our apartment is on the ground floor and easily accessible.
A sneaky peak through the bedroom window from the rear courtyard garden. Looks cosy, doesn't it?
A view toward Appledore from the water.
The beautiful river Torridge looking out to sea.
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Condo/Apartment -
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Appledore, Devon, England

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Excellent - based on 11 reviews
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Sue W
Farnham Common, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Absolutely Brilliant”
Reviewed 4 June 2018 for a stay in May 2018

Absolutely lovely! Ship Ahoy is the most well equipped, clean, tastefully decorated and furnished holiday let we have ever stayed in. The attention to detail was lovely and made for a remarkably relaxed and stress free break. Sadly we did not meet Karen or her husband, but they kindly left some lovely biscuits for us, milk in the fridge and a supply of coffee, tea and sugar. The handmade soap in the bathroom was also a lovely touch.
Appledore is a very pretty and interesting place. We had excellent fish and chips form the Royal Plaice delivered to the pub opposite, enjoyed some great music at The Champ and had a brilliant evening on the Sunday at The Beaver pub where we loved the open mic night with locals. Really recommend a visit the Appledore Craft Company shop, 3 doors down from the flat, which had some of the best local craft’s we have ever seen (were both art teachers so we can be pretty critical).
We loved the flat and Appledore and will defiantly be back. Thank you so much.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
14 Jun 2018
Thanks for your lovely comments, Sue. We're delighted you enjoyed your stay and very much look forward to meeting you next time you come.
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Ann186399
Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
1 review
“A real home from home”
Reviewed 24 April 2018 for a stay in April 2018

We loved everything about Ship Ahoy, it was so comfortable, homely and spotlessly clean, equipped with everything you could possibly need. The cream tea provided by Karen and Tony was a lovely welcome after a long journey. We didn't get to meet our hosts, but nevertheless they were extremely helpful and we knew we could call them if we needed them. The apartment is in a perfect position, so close to all of the local amenities - we will definitely book again.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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VikkixNor...
North Wales
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Miss”
Reviewed 29 March 2018 for a stay in March 2018

Perfect pad. Suprisingly spacious. Perfectly equipped. Very comfy, clean and like home from home. Highly recommend. We'll be revisiting

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Management Response
3 Apr 2018
Thanks for your review Vikki - you were also perfect guests. We look forward to seeing you again.
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Margaret...
DOVER
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“A Fantastic Stay At Ship Ahoy”
Reviewed 27 October 2017 for a stay in October 2017

We have just spent a few days away in Appledore,staying at the wonderful Ship Ahoy... A true home from home experience.

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Management Response
30 Oct 2017
Thank you, Margaret. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again sometime.
All the very best
Karen and Tony
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Neil B
1 review
“Lovely, well appointed apartment in the heart of this beautiful, peaceful coastal town.”
Reviewed 26 April 2017 for a stay in April 2017

Really enjoyed my stay, the apartment was everything I had expected and more. Recently refurbished, all facilities were as described and could not have been cleaner or better presented. Hats off to Tony and Karen for creating such an excellent holiday let, I'm sure they will have many happy, return visitors.
Appledore is a truly lovely, tranquil and historic town in a beautiful location on the Taw and Torridge Estuary and Ship Ahoy is located right in the heart of town a few minutes walk from the the Quay which with it's fantastic views across to Instow and beyond, perfect for an early morning stroll or indeed at any time of day.
There are Pubs offering food, tea rooms and a very good, small supermarket and deli / cafe all within five minutes walk. My favourite was The Royal, just two doors away where you can eat your fish and chips bought from the takeaway opposite.
Lovely apartment, beautiful place.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
2 May 2017
Thanks so much for your lovely write-up, Neil. We are delighted that you had an enjoyable stay at Ship Ahoy. We look forward to welcoming you back to Appledore again sometime. All the best. Karen and Tony
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liz953
Highworth, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Fabulous Holiday Home”
Reviewed 10 April 2017 for a stay in April 2017

I have named this review 'home'as this property really feels like that. I arrived very late, but Tony was there to greet me, show me round and help with my luggage as my partner could not join me until later.
The home has been lovingly restored and has everything you could need for a perfect break. It is in a super, central location and the bedroom overlooks a very private courtyard at the rear of the property which means that it is very peaceful.
All in all, I think that this is an ideal retreat for couples of any age.

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Management Response
2 May 2017
Thanks again, Liz, for your lovely write-up. We were delighted that you enjoyed your stay at Ship Ahoy and look forward to welcoming you back to Appledore sometime in the future. All the best. Karen and Tony.
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archiehun...
solihull
Level 1 Contributor
2 reviews
“Wonderful short stay - great location”
Reviewed 1 April 2017 for a stay in March 2017

We had a very relaxing 2 night stay at Ship Ahoy. The apartment was very comfortable and well appointed and the extra touches including the cream tea was very welcome. We would highly recommend Ship Ahoy and will hopefully stay again!
Thanks to Tony for such a warm welcome.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
3 Apr 2017
Thanks folks. So pleased you enjoyed your stay. Do get in touch next time you fancy some downtime.
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