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The Ship Inn

The Strand, Rye, E Sussex, TN31 7DB
3 Visit England Stars 3 Visit England Stars 3 Visit England Stars 3 Visit England Stars

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The Ship Inn


In the centre of Rye and built in 1592, the Ship was originally a customs warehouse used to store confiscated contraband, it's now an inn with 10 rooms, restaurant, bar, places to sit outside in the summer, and a fireplace for wintertime. Kids and dogs are welcome in all areas of the building.

Guide Prices

Number of Rooms / Units
Room / Unit TypeRoom / Unit Tariff*
Double en-suitefrom £80.00 to £100.00 per room per night (breakfast included)

*As a guide, prices are per room per night for hotels, guest houses, B&Bs and serviced apartments and per week for self-catering accommodation.

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.



TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4 of 5 stars
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      4 of 5 stars
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      4.5 of 5 stars
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    Recent Reviews:

    • J2687
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      3 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 20th August 2019
      The place is good in a excellent area. we were told about this place by a lady who works in a shop in the town. But the service and food is not what it should be. The wine was excellent and the beer... Read full review
    • Sally S
      We had a lovely meal at this pub!
      5 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 7th September 2019
      The staff were fab, friendly and accommodating although they were so busy. We were attending an afternoon wedding and they made sure the (very yummy!) food arrived in plenty of time. My three boys... Read full review
    • LeicesterSF123
      Bromley, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Great! Will return!
      5 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 8th September 2019
      We turned up with no booking and managed to get the last room! Wonderful stay, fantastic breakfast included. Dog friendly. Rooms great for price. Great staff in the pub/bnb too. Thank you! Would... Read full review

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    Opening Times

    2019 (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)


    • 3 Visit England Stars
    3 Visit England Stars

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