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Devon
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18 reviews
14 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am at a loss as to how to best describe it. I took some photos & will attach one which shows the crumpled state of the duvet cover when I arrived in the room. In the morning I went down to breakfast but found the door locked & as I walked around the outside I could not see any... More 

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Stafford, United Kingdom
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190 reviews
44 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016

The problem with the place is that it oversells and under delivers. In essence this is a cheap, no frills B&B attached to a local pub - if it advertised itself as that it would be passable - not great - but passable. We were only there for one night and the price was extraordinarily low - the corporate alternatives... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 7 September 2016

Best part of our stay last weekend was when we arrived and the extra bedding was not made up in the room. I went downstairs to ask the woman at reception for it and was told I would have to carry it up and do it myself. When I made a mild statement claiming that wasn't such great service, the... More 

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2 Thank mewithkids
Abingdon, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2016

This establishment needs a visit from the awarding body that gave it 3 stars. I had booked 2 nights. On day 1 I bought Flash bathroom spray and cloths so that I could clean the bathroom. I do not think I need to say more.... can this place be checked out.

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1 Thank PrisOn2014
ne
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 April 2016

This hotel should not be called a hotel, , it is a lock up facility with bed only, no heating or hot water on tap, , shabby interior, dated , mould in shower cubicle, damp room , wanted payment immiediate even though payment had been taken out my account 3 days earlier than booking dot com said any money would... More 

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1 Thank scattNe
Taunton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2015

If you want the worst experience and to be totally ripped off and accused of things you did not do, just so they can get more money for a failing business, then best you stay here. they are fraudsters and liars . I never make comments on sites about places I stay but this one needs a very wide berth,... More 

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4 Thank louise y
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Reviewed 6 October 2015 via mobile

I wasn't expecting The Ritz for the price but I did expect a clean room with hot water. The room was dated and dirty. The bed was uncomfortable, mismatch bedding, filthy carpets, no hot water, a dripping tap that kept us awake all night, falling down curtains, I could go on but I think you get the message.

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3 Thank CAROLYN M
Wirral, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for a family wedding in July, the staff were nice and friendly but the accommodation was terrible, the rooms were dusty and dirty. There were blood stains on the bed. Some of the family had to move to a hotel in town. I was definitely glad to get home for a hot shower an my clean bed.... More 

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2 Thank Angeladool
Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2015

don`t leave credit card details!!!!!!!!!!!!!! had to cancell and they just kept taking, apparently its legal, customer service is awful with no understanding of a small business needs, we do a lot of work in the area and will not be sending anyone else here,

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1 Thank Lyn W
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34 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2015 via mobile

Turned up to what seemed like a deserted pub. Had to ring hotel to get someone to come and let us in even though we arrived at the time that was stated on website. After waiting 10 more minutes owner arrived. We were told are room wasn't ready and as we had a wedding was told we could get ready... More 

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Amenities

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Shipwrights Arms Hotel

Address: 55-61 Wherstead Road, Ipswich IP2 8JJ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Suffolk > Ipswich
Price Range: $78 - $107 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Shipwrights Arms Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 12
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“There's a Marriott, a novotel and a premier inn all very close by”
 of 5 bubbles 509Martin, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“If you have to stay here take some cleaning equipment”
 of 5 bubbles PrisOn2014, 16 Aug 2016 | Read review
“just go elsewhere, no tv area , tv didnt work , no wifi,”
 of 5 bubbles scattNe, 27 Apr 2016 | Read review
“all about the money”
 of 5 bubbles LynW480, 19 Sep 2015 | Read review
“no good rooms from the reviews”
 of 5 bubbles AnneS547, 2 Sep 2015 | Read review
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