The Ship and Castle Hotel

The Quay, St Mawes, TR2 5DG

Situated just a few metres from the water’s edge, The Ship and Castle Hotel occupies an unbeatable location overlooking the picturesque harbour of St. Mawes. Charming décor features throughout, and the hotel even has its own pub with a great atmosphere – you can’t quite beat a drink with the harbour as your backdrop! You can dine from a menu including traditional and modern dishes in two dining areas, and be sure to sample the homemade cream tea, a favourite of many visitors. Well-placed for exploring the numerous local attractions including St. Mawes Castle and Carne Beach, a stay here will truly be special.

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3 nights from £219pp

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Most popular facilities

  • Tea and Coffee Making Facilities
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Lift

Meals Included

Half Board

Breakfast and evening meals are included in the price of your stay.

Ship and Castle Hotel

Hotel Location

St. Mawes is a pretty fishing village nestled at the end of the Roseland Peninsula, one of the most picturesque and unspoilt parts of the British Isles. Narrow streets and white-washed cottages help to give St. Mawes a quaint feel, and you’ll still find all the modern facilities you could need. Gorgeous gardens, galleries, quality cafés and restaurants and two beautiful beaches are just some of the highlights. If history and heritage is more your thing, popular historic attractions include St. Mawes Castle and the nearby Pendennis Castle. The harbour offers many boat excursions; explore the Fal Estuary on a river trip, or board the St. Mawes Ferry and enjoy world-class scenery as you make your way to Falmouth. Avid walkers should make a beeline for the St. Anthony headland, boasting panoramic coastal views and an abundance of wildlife. Take your pick and have the holiday of a lifetime!

Local Transport

Location: The Quay, St Mawes, TR2 5DG

Things to do and local attractions

  • St Mawes Castle: 0.5 miles
  • St Mawes Harbour: 0.1 miles
  • Lamorran Gardens: 0.7 miles
  • Lost Gardens of Heligan: 17.1 miles
  • National Trust's Trelissick Gardens: 5.8 miles
  • Pendennis Castle: 17.3 miles
  • Falmouth: 16.5 miles
  • Eden Project: 23.5 miles
  • St. Ives: 35.0 miles
  • Cornwall Airport Newquay: 27.4 miles
  • Truro Bus Station: 11.2 miles
  • Truro Train Station: 11.4 miles

Hotel Facilities

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Single Room Supplements

Single Room Supplement from £39.00

Hotel Check in Times

Check in from 3:00PM | Check out before 11:00AM

If you would like to request an early check in or a late check out, please contact us.

  • Room Service Available
  • 24 Hour Front Desk
  • Laundry Service
  • Dogs Allowed on Request
  • 3 Star
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Lift
  • TV
  • Tea and Coffee Making Facilities
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower or Bath
  • Free Wifi
Additional Information

Selected rooms at the hotel are dog-friendly. There is a maximum of 2 dogs per room at a charge of £12 per night per dog, and this should be added to your booking before travel. The majority of hotels do not allow dogs to join you in the restaurant, bar or public areas of the hotel, with the exception of assistance dogs. If you have an allergy to dogs, unfortunately we cannot guarantee that any rooms are completely dog-free.

Single Room Supplement from £39.00 (4 days), £49.00 (5 days).


3.6 Out of 5 ( 9 Reviews )




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Mr Bilsland, 0 years ago

great location with good views very friendly staff

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Mr Charles Butcher, 0 years ago

Varied choice of meals the only comment is they did a four day menu and we was there for seven days so the meals started to repeat themselves. Hotel was clean and the staff was all very good and friendly.

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Christopher Jackson, 0 years ago

Food and menu could have been better

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ALAN DAVID, 0 years ago

We had a nice holiday we were very lucky with the weather. Its a shame there's no entertainment but there was noone really there. The bar was empty and it shut at 10 so very quiet. But the food was OK and the breakfast especially was nice. We have been several times to St Mawes and its lovely 😍

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I found Michelle to be very courteous friendly and extremely helpful with my enquiries

David Sparrow

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2 hours ago

Very helpful, and efficient very helpful when making a booking very cheerful always a pleasure to make a booking with shearings I never feel pushed to make the booking

Hannah Marshall

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4 hours ago

The friendly staff who were prepared to listen too and act promptly to My request's.

Bill Bombroff

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6 hours ago

No problems at all.

ken “gabby” hayes

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21 hours ago

Lovely helpful. Regan a credit to your company


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23 hours ago

I have been with shearings for years and all ways enjoy the holiday.

William Jones

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