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The Ship Inn Stonehaven

A picture-perfect seaside view. Cosy bedrooms overlooking the harbour. Locally-sourced food cooked to perfection.

Built in 1771, The Ship Inn Stonehaven is more than just a historic property: we’re a small, friendly hotel where the warmest of Scottish welcomes awaits.

Our hotel, which occupies a prime spot on the edge of the harbour, has 11 comfortable en-suite bedrooms. Well-appointed with fast, free WiFi, each room is individually styled and most have harbour views.

Our restaurant, The Captain’s Table, serves up a fantastic, varied menu of home-cooked food, with seafood our speciality. Next door, our lounge bar – complete with an outdoor sun terrace – has an extensive collection of single malt whiskies, Scottish craft gins, draught beer and real ales. It’s the perfect place to meet the locals or relax and watch seaside life go by.

Our restaurant, The Captain’s Table, serves up a fantastic, varied menu of home-cooked food, with seafood our speciality. Next door, our lounge bar – complete with an outdoor sun terrace – has an extensive collection of single malt whiskies, Scottish craft gins, draught beer and real ales. It’s the perfect place to meet the locals or relax and watch seaside life go by.

We’re just 20 minutes from both the bustling city centre of Aberdeen and Aberdeen International Airport, with the region’s castles, whisky distilleries and world-class golf courses right on our doorstep.

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Harbour Views

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Check in at 1pm instead of 2pm.

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What’s SUP at The Ship?

The Ship Inn is lucky enough to occupy a prime piece of real estate in Stonehaven – a little piece of heaven where we can see the historic harbour and the stunning coastline beyond. Few people would disagree that sitting outside a sunny day with a cold drink in hand and taking in the day-to-day

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Chin chin to gin! Fiona’s guide to the perfect summer thirst quencher

By Fiona Andrew, general manager If you were to ask me to sum up what summer tastes like I’d have no hesitation in saying…gin and tonic! Although the weather so far this summer hasn’t quite been as hot as we were all hoping for after the 2018 heatwave, a refreshing gin and tonic is a

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