The Ship Hotel

A Historic Hotel in New Romney, Kent

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

83 High Street
New Romney
TN28 8AZ

The Ship Hotel, New Romney

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Accommodation Description:

The Ship Hotel New Romney is a 15th century pub & hotel situated in the heart of Romney Marsh. With a large restaurant seating over 70 people a conservatory a fully heated patio garden 10 comfortable en suite bedrooms & an indoor & outdoor bar. The hotel is tastefully decorated and offers a warm welcome.

Situated at the end of the High Street. We can also cater for functions: weddings birthday parties & anniversaries. Friday night is Disco night which finishes promptly at midnight.

The Original Ship was built of mainly ship timber brought from the old port of New Romney. The first recorded keeper is one Thomas Banne who is described as an "ostler" of the parish of Romney. The inn is mentioned in the will of Samuel Dunstare in 1579.

In 1662 it is recorded that the inn underwent extensive alteration the thatch wattle and daub was removed in part and replaced with tiles and bricks. The present facade was erected in 1728. At the height of the coaching era of the mid to late eighteenth century The Ship was an established coach halt being situated on the main Rye to Dover route and is mentioned as a compulsory stop in the timetable of 1802.

More recently In the 20th century the cellar was also used as a public air-raid shelter in World War II. The Newly Refurbished En Suite rooms are comfortably furnished and pleasantly decorated some rooms are small with low doors which you would expect from a 500 year old building. All room have a wireless internet tea & coffee making facilities and a flat screen television with freeview and DVD Player with other useful facilities such as desk alarm clock hairdryer and complimentary toiletries.

****Please be aware that some Friday Nights are Disco Nights which is extremely busy this can also be very noisy but finishes promptly at midnight**** There is a surcharge for pets staying at the hotel please call for more information. The Ship Hotel in Romney enjoys a heated outside area as an extension of the indoor pub. There is a conservatory area for a more sheltered drink as well as the main pub and lounge area - which proudly displays some original features such as the brick fireplace - and a lovely restaurant that doubles as a large function room.

Visitors are warmly welcomed and we are sure that you will enjoy your stay with us.

3 star rating

From: £45.00

Room Facilities
Tea and coffee making facilities
Wireless internet connection
Alarm clock
Colour television
Trouser press
Fire alarm with light

Wedding services
Non-smoking (throughout)
Lock-up facility for bicycles
Internet access (wireless) in public areas
Baggage store
Ironing facilities

Free parking
On-site parking

Business Facilities
Internet connection (wireless)
Meeting rooms

Dining Facilities
We have a restaurant separate from the pub seating approximately 80 people.

Breakfast (Full cooked)

Child Facilities
Games available
Children's menu

Pet Policy
Other small pets

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