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Best Western Ship Hotel
“Former coaching inn which retains much of its period charm” - AA Inspector
Our Inspector's view
This former coaching inn has retained much of its period charm and is a comfortable and welcoming hotel. Bedrooms, some overlooking a peaceful courtyard, are spacious and cheerfully decorated. Public areas include a lounge and cocktail bar, and an appealing restaurant. The high street location and private parking are a bonus.
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Facilities – at a glance
- En-suite rooms: 76
- Family rooms: 2
- Free TV
- Broadband available
- WiFi available
- Children welcome
- Christmas entertainment programme
- New Year entertainment programme
- Lift available
- Night porter available
- Outdoor parking spaces: 55
- Indoor parking spaces: 10
- Accessible bedrooms: 2
- Walk-in showers
- Open all year
- Holds a civil ceremony licence
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About the area
Surrey may be better known for its suburbia than its scenery, but the image is unjust. Over a quarter of the county’s landscapes are official Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and along the downs and the greensand ridge you can gaze to distant horizons with hardly a building in sight. This is one of England’s most wooded counties, and has more village greens than any other shire. You’ll find sandy tracks and cottage gardens, folded hillsides and welcoming village inns. There’s variety, too, as the fields and meadows of the east give way to the wooded downs and valleys west of the River Mole.
Of course there are also large built-up areas, mainly within and around the M25; but even here you can still find appealing visits and days out. On the fringe of Greater London you can picnic in Chaldon’s hay meadows, explore the wide open downs at Epsom, or drift idly beside the broad reaches of the stately River Thames. Deep in the Surrey countryside you’ll discover the Romans at Farley Heath, and mingle with the monks at England’s first Cistercian monastery. You’ll see buildings by great architects like Edwin Lutyens and Sir George Gilbert Scott, and meet authors too, from John Donne to Agatha Christie.
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