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Ship and Castle Hotel
3 stars

Ship and Castle Hotel

The Quay, Truro, TR2 5DG, United Kingdom
Truro, United Kingdom
See location+44 132 627 0401
From
£48
Cheapest

rate per night

7.0
Good
based on 1317 reviews
1,317 reviews
Room type
Provider
Nightly total
Standard Room
Double room
Superior room

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About Ship and Castle Hotel

  • Hotel Room
    You’ll have a private room with all the hotel’s amenities
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi for free
On the pretty quay in St Mawes, where the open sea meets the Fal and Percuil rivers, this hotel offers a bar, lounge and restaurant with picturesque views. There is free Wi-Fi in public areas of the building. Rooms are spacious and feature a TV and tea and coffee making facilities. Each has its own en suite bathroom with a hairdryer. St Mawes Castle, one of Henry VIII's coastal artillery fortresses, is a 10-minute walk from The Ship and Castle. The charming village is ideal for walkers, and you can take ferry trips to Falmouth.

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Prices are based on 1 night including VAT, excluding local taxes and fees.

Amenities at Ship and Castle Hotel

  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Coffee machine
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
  • Internet
  • Parking
  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.

Dining

  • Electric kettle
  • Packed lunches
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Kettle
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Coffee machine

Basics

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Mobile hotspot device
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Dustbins

Accessibility and suitability

  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Disabled access
  • Lift
  • Accessible by lift
  • No smoking
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Upper floors accessible by lift

Bathroom

  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Private bathroom

General

  • Family rooms
  • Sea view
  • Telephone
  • Carpeted
  • Storage available

Services and conveniences

  • Wake-up service
  • Key access
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • 24-hour front desk

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV

Laundry

  • Laundry facilities
  • Iron and ironing board

Bedroom

  • Socket near the bed
  • Wardrobe or closet

Workspace

  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk

Parking and transportation

  • Parking

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping

Family friendly

  • Kids meals

Reviews of Ship and Castle Hotel

7.0
Good1,317 verified reviews
5.7Families
6.6Solo
37.5Couples
4.5Friends
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How is the food quality at The Ship and Castle?

Guests have praised the excellent breakfast and the great food at The Ship and Castle, with the option for special diet menus and food delivery to guest accommodation.

What are the common concerns about the rooms at The Ship and Castle?

Some guests have mentioned concerns about the cleanliness of the rooms, low water pressure in the bathroom, and the need for updates in the interior design.

Is parking available at The Ship and Castle?

While there is no parking at the hotel, ample parking is available nearby, providing convenience for guests.

What are the best times to visit The Ship and Castle?

The high season at The Ship and Castle is in May, offering the opportunity to enjoy the beautiful views and fantastic location. However, the low season in September also provides a great experience with quieter surroundings.

How is the customer service at The Ship and Castle?

Guests have highlighted the friendly and helpful staff, with particular praise for the lovely and accommodating waitresses, creating a comfortable and welcoming atmosphere.

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Book a Room with a View

Several guests mentioned that the views from the rooms were spectacular. Opting for a room with a balcony facing the harbor comes highly recommended.

Consider Low Season Visits

Guests suggested visiting in September to avoid crowds and enjoy a more peaceful experience.

Explore Nearby Attractions

The hotel's proximity to St. Mawes Castle and other local attractions makes it an ideal base for exploring the area. Consider planning visits to these sites during your stay.

Pet-Friendly Accommodation

If traveling with pets, the hotel offers increased accessibility and is pet-friendly, making it convenient for pet owners.

Check Room Amenities

Some guests noted that the rooms were well-equipped with modern facilities, including a flat-screen TV, coffee machine, and a modern bathroom with a powerful shower.

Be Mindful of Noise

Guests staying in rooms facing the nearby pub mentioned experiencing noise disturbances. Consider this when selecting a room, especially if sensitive to noise.

Consider Dining Options

While the breakfast received positive feedback, some guests found the dinner menu fairly limited. Exploring nearby restaurants and pubs for dinner could be a good alternative.

Parking Considerations

If arriving by car, it's advisable to explore alternative parking options, as some guests found the hotel's parking situation limited.

Room Cleanliness

Several guests mentioned cleanliness issues in the rooms. It's advisable to check recent reviews for updates on the hotel's cleanliness standards.

Be Aware of Water Pressure

Some guests experienced low water pressure in the bathrooms. This is something to consider, especially for those who prioritize a strong shower experience.

Location

The Quay, Truro, TR2 5DG

What's nearby

  • St. Mawes Castle0.4 mi
  • Killiow Park Golf Course6.2 mi
  • Boscawen Park6.5 mi
  • Skinner's Brewery7 mi
  • Hall for Cornwall7.4 mi
  • Royal Cornwall Museum7.5 mi
  • Treasure Trails7.5 mi
  • Truro Cathedral7.5 mi
  • Healey's Cornish Cyder Farm11.8 mi

Policies

Check-in/Check-out

Check in anytime after 15:00, check out anytime before 10:00

Cancellation/pre-payment

Cancellation/pre-payment policies vary by room type and provider.

Essential information about Ship and Castle Hotel

Low season

March

High season

August

Average price (weeknight)

£84

Average price (weekend night)

£77
Cheapest month to stay with an average 60% drop in price.
Most expensive month to stay with an average 107% rise in price.
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When to book a room at Ship and Castle Hotel

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Top tips for your stay at Ship and Castle Hotel

  • If you’re after a cheap room at Ship and Castle Hotel, then you should consider staying during the low season. The cheapest deals can generally be found in March and October.
  • Prices can also vary depending on which day of the week you stay. For the best room deals at Ship and Castle Hotel, plan to stay on a Thursday or Monday. The most expensive day is usually Friday.
  • The cheapest price a room at Ship and Castle Hotel was booked for on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was £65, while the most expensive was £108.
  • How long should you stay at Ship and Castle Hotel? KAYAK users usually book their rooms here for 2 days.

FAQs when booking at Ship and Castle Hotel

  • Where is Ship and Castle Hotel located?

    Ship and Castle Hotel is located at The Quay, 7.6 miles from the centre of Truro. St. Mawes Castle is the closest landmark to Ship and Castle Hotel.

  • When is check-in time and check-out time at Ship and Castle Hotel?

    Check-in time is 15:00 and check-out time is 10:00 at Ship and Castle Hotel.

  • Does Ship and Castle Hotel offer free Wi-Fi?

    Yes, Ship and Castle Hotel offers free Wi-Fi.

  • How far is Ship and Castle Hotel from the airport?

    Ship and Castle Hotel is 19.6 miles from Cornwall Newquay. Ship and Castle Hotel is 23 miles from Penzance.

  • How does KAYAK find such great Ship and Castle Hotel hotel deals?

    KAYAK scours the web for all room deals available at Ship and Castle Hotel in Truro and lets you compare them to find the best rate for your stay. Many different travel sites will offer discounts or deals at different times for rooms at Ship and Castle Hotel and KAYAK will provide you with prices from a huge range of travel sites. That means that you can always find a great deal for Ship and Castle Hotel.

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Good to know

Value for money

7.1

Distance to city centre

7.6 mi

Nearest airport

Cornwall Newquay

Distance to airport

19.6 mi