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Overview of The Ship Inn

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On the beach
Premium bedding, free cots/infant beds, rollaway beds, free WiFi
Premium bedding, free cots/infant beds, rollaway beds, free WiFi
Premium bedding, free cots/infant beds, rollaway beds, free WiFi

The Ship Inn

3.5 out of 5

4.8/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 4.8/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Pet-friendly
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Housekeeping

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Social distancing
  • Temperature checks

Explore the area

    Popular LocationWood Haven1 min walk
    Popular LocationElie Beach6 min walk
    Popular LocationElie Holiday Park7 min drive
    AirportEdinburgh (EDI)66 min drive

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Superior Double or Twin Room

5/5 guest room rating
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed OR 2 Single Beds

Premium Double or Twin Room

5/5 guest room rating
  • Beach view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed OR 2 Single Beds

Deluxe Double or Twin Room

5/5 guest room rating
  • Beach view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed OR 2 Single Beds

About this area

Leven

Located in Leven, The Ship Inn is on the beach. Scottish Fisheries Museum and Crail Museum and Heritage Centre are cultural highlights, and some of the area's landmarks include Swilken Bridge and Hill of Tarvit. Cambo Estate Gardens and British Golf Museum are also worth visiting.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Wood Haven - 1 min walk
  • Elie Beach - 6 min walk
  • Elie Holiday Park - 7 min drive
  • Shell Bay - 7 min drive
  • Kellie Castle - 11 min drive

Getting around

  • St. Andrews Leuchars Station - 25 min drive
  • Edinburgh Airport (EDI) - 66 min drive

Restaurants

  • The Pavilion - 12 min walk
  • The Diving Gannet - 4 min drive
  • East Pier Smokehouse - 4 min drive
  • Craig Millar @ 16 West End - 5 min drive
  • The cocoa tree shop - 6 min drive

About this property

The Ship Inn

Beachfront inn with an area shuttle
Guests at this beach inn will appreciate convenient on-site amenities such as an area shuttle and complimentary wireless Internet access. All 6 rooms provide complimentary wireless Internet access, premium bedding and flat-screen TVs. Other amenities available to guests include espresso makers, free bottled water and free toiletries.
The Ship Inn offers 6 forms of accommodation with espresso makers and complimentary bottles of water. Beds feature premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms. This Leven inn provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Cots/infant beds (complimentary) and Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) are also available. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • No on-site parking available
  • Free off-site parking
  • Free local area shuttle

Food and drink

  • Free full breakfast available daily 8 AM–10 AM
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar

Family friendly

  • Free area shuttle
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Snack bar/deli

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Front desk (limited hours)

Outdoors

  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Beachfront location
  • Garden
  • Terrace

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Premium bedding
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries

Entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV

Food and drink

  • Espresso maker
  • Free bottled water

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 4 PM - 11 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily until 11 PM
If you are planning to arrive after 11 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation

Pets

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of GBP 15 per pet, per stay
Food and water bowls are available
Specific rooms only, restrictions apply; pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property on the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for GBP 15 per day.
Free cots (infant beds)

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Pet fee: GBP 15 per pet, per stay
  • Rollaway bed fee: GBP 15 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
No on-site parking is available
Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cots/infant beds and rollaway/extra beds
This property accepts credit cards

We should mention

The property allows pets in specific rooms only and has other pet restrictions (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section); guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation

Property is also known as

Ship inn Elie
Ship Elie
Ship inn Leven
The Ship Inn Inn
The Ship Inn Leven
The Ship Inn Inn Leven

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at The Ship Inn and receive a full refund?
Yes, The Ship Inn offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to The Ship Inn cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is The Ship Inn pet-friendly?
Yes, pets are allowed at this property. There's a fee of GBP 15 per pet, per stay.
How much is parking at The Ship Inn?
There is free parking nearby.
What time is check-in at The Ship Inn?
Check-in is from 4 PM - 11 PM.
What time is check-out at The Ship Inn?
Checkout is at 11 AM.
Where is The Ship Inn located?
Nestled on the beach, this Leven inn is within a 10-minute walk of Wood Haven and Elie Beach. Shell Bay and Elie Holiday Park are also within 3 miles (5 km).

Overall score and ratings

4.8

Exceptional

Rating 5 - Excellent. 40 out of 48 reviews
5 - Excellent 83%
Rating 4 - Good. 7 out of 48 reviews
4 - Good 15%
Rating 3 - Okay. 0 out of 48 reviews
3 - Okay 0%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 48 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 1 out of 48 reviews
1 - Terrible 2%

4.8/5

Cleanliness

4.7/5

Staff & service

4.4/5

Amenities

4.8/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2020

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2020

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2020

5/5 Excellent

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Great rooms, hospitality and food. The breakfast was very well presented!
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
The weather was wild but the comfort and feeling of well being engendered by the Ship's environment and the staff meant our stay there was just wonderful. We will be back.
Stayed 2 nights in Dec 2019

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