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The Ship Inn & Hotel

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West Stour, Gillingham SP8 5RP, England
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The Ship Inn & Hotel
Ranked #2 of 3 Hotels in Gillingham
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely laid back friendly pub,good food and a very comfertable room,would definitely stay again ,thankyou............................................................John and Jenny Foster.................................

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Dorset, United Kingdom
17 reviews 17 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited the Ship Inn earlier this month. It had come highly recommended and is popular amongst locals... I can completely understand why!!! What a find!! I would recommend you book, as it was busy, but in a nice atmosphere building way. Warm friendly welcome. We had a lovely little cosy table. The menu was mouth-wateringly good, I think I... More 

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Basingstoke, England, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014 via mobile

Just spent a lovely weekend and was not disappointed. Room was clean and comfortable. Food was stunning with good selection of local produce including game. Puddings to die for with the greatrest sticky pudding your mother would be proud of. All of this rounded off with a warm welcome and great service. If you want a good base to visit... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Went with friends a couple of weeks back, great choice on their part. Fantastic food and service - great ambience in the pub. Scallop gratin and venison scotch egg starters - excellent The mains were all equally good as well. Not a massive wine list, but quality over quantity really. The sancerre is worth ordering.

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44 reviews 44 reviews
9 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

This pub was recommended to us whilst staying in the local area for a long weekend, and we had also read excellent reviews before going away. We were not disappointed! We had a lovely meal - can definitely recommend the fish and chips - the staff were extremely friendly and a big thank you to Gavin who managed to fit... More 

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Gillingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Choosing to treat ourselves to our company Christmas meal at the Ship was an easy decision to make. For a small country pub / restaurant it is a true gem, full of atmosphere, class, style and fantastic service. Every dish was delicious, generous and thoughtfully prepared as well as great value for money. Staff were attentive to every need but... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

I have stayed at the Ship inn on 2 occasions and have to say the Food the rooms the staff especially Gavin the Landlord ,nothing was to much trouble i dont think I have ever been made as welcome as I was made to feel on both my Stays as for the food oh my goodness really amazing the best... More 

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Batley, United Kingdom
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152 reviews 152 reviews
44 hotel reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Stayed here for one night whilst visiting the area on business, didn't realize it was there but its location and quality means I will return again. The staff were excellent and attentive throughout, no issues at all. The room. As a business traveller we require Wi-Fi which admittedly I hadn't checked but was relieved that there was, a major plus.... More 

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Farnham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Took the family for Sunday lunch on friend’s recommendation and it was worth the endorsement. With two small children in the party we were given a table with plenty of space for high chairs in the bottom half of the restaurant. There was even a toy box available for them to play with which was a nice touch. The restaurant... More 

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Barnstaple, Devon
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Just come back from a weekend away and had yet another wonderful meal at the Ship. A friend recommended it to me and it really is a great find. The Ship is located a little way off the A303 but I always try and stop off for a meal if ever I’m on my way to or from London and... More 

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Address: West Stour, Gillingham SP8 5RP, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Gillingham
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
The Ship Inn & Hotel Dorset/Gillingham

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