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Ship & Trades

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Chatham Maritime, Chatham ME4 3ER, England
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Ranked #1 of 5 hotels in Chatham
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Mountain View, California, United States
13 reviews 13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We were looking for a stop-over and were pleased with this very convenient, quiet, small hotel, which is more like a modern pub with rooms above. We enjoyed a very nice breakfast. The room was clean, spacious, nicely decorated and filled with light. The bathroom was modern but not new (perhaps the tub had flooded at some time?) but I... More

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barton upon humber
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we enjoyed our short stay at the ship and trades in chatham, comfy clean room but the bathroom was dissappointing, could do with modernising. Handy location overlooking the yatchs moored on the medway.Good choice of restaurants and shops.Busy in the bar in the evenings, ate in the upstairs restaurant 1 night.Would have liked to go round the historic dockyards but... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The rooms are tastefully decorated & very comfortable. We had a lovely view of the marina. The breakfast was tasty & plenty to fill you up. We didn't realise we were 200 yards from a retail centre which also had lots of restaurants - bonus! 😊 the historic dockyard, the reason for our visit, is a short walking distance from... More

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Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed 2 nights in this pub / hotel and were very pleased with its location, free parking and breakfast. Having read that it can be noisy we asked for a room on the marina side and that was perfectly quiet. Got rather hot as the heatwave was on and no air con.

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32 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Another visit to really nice hotel with a superb breakfast. Unfortunately we left some medicines at the hotel, I went back at the end of the week and they remembered seeing them as they had a sticker "Nairobi Hospital" on the bottle which is quite memorable. the lady in charge then said we hadn't left them and there were only... More

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Chester, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My mother, 2 yr old daughter and I stayed from Friday - Monday. We arrived in Chatham via train and easily hired a taxi once finding it'd be too far to walk to the Ship and Trades. The staff is friendly and the hotel is well decorated. As other reviews have mentioned there is a pub attached. The menu is... More

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14 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

We stayed at the Ship and Trades Hotel so we could visit The Historic Docklands reception. Small the greeting was very welcome, our room clean bathroom needs updating a pleasant view looking at the docks and boats, breakfast was hearty plenty of it very nice, busy pub we enjoyed our meal in the evening, then we had a lovely meal... More

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8 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

I stayed there for one Saturday night in July as I was meeting friends for a birthday in the local area and I was pleasantly surprised!! The hotel was part of a busy bar and the room was a nice size for us. When I booked they only had twin beds left but that was OK as it we were... More

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51 reviews 51 reviews
27 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014 via mobile

This hotel/pub is a really good use of one of the old dockyard buildings. Our room was nicely decorated with a nautical theme. It was clean as was the bathroom . The view was of the dock and apartments opposite. This was a problem as there was no privacy in the bedroom or bathroom unless blinds/curtains were closed. Because of... More

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Ipswich, England, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

We stayed 2 nights so as to visit attractions in the area. Reception staff were pleasant and polite. We had arrived in time for lunch so decided to eat there as well. Food was typical pub fayre (which I usually enjoy) but this was mediocre, to say the least. The vegetables, carrots and green beans, were practically raw and had... More

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Address: Chatham Maritime, Chatham ME4 3ER, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Kent > Chatham
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Ship & Trades 4*
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