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The Ship Inn & Hotel

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West Stour, Gillingham SP8 5RP, England
The Ship Inn & Hotel
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Southampton, United Kingdom
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90 reviews
33 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This inn was a delightful choice for a Saturday evening. The venue was clean and very well presented. All members of staff were friendly. There was a really nice selection on the menu. We all had three courses and all were presented well and tasty. I'd highly recommend this restaurant for any occasion.

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East Bergholt, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked the family room (2 singles and a double) for an overnight stay with my daughter, we decided to eat as well, am so pleased we did the food is just wonderful and the choice of wine the owner gave me was perfect, thank you and we will be back.

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Merseyside, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went for dinner on Saturday 4th July..... my second visit with the mrs and the 2nd fantastic meal served! cannot fault this place.... the manager or landlord is extremely welcoming as are the the other members of staff.... the service is fantastic.... on arrival we ordered our drinks and i asked if they still had a particular desert on the... More 

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Brixham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed a couple of nights in room 1. Very comfortable and clean and had everything you could need. Too early start so missed breakfast but food in the bar was excellent and the owners and staff were all very efficient and friendly.

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Yeah nice place...good friendly staff and good food. A good atmosphere in here. The Ales were very well kept also. The locals and guests all seemed very happy and jolly. The only negative was that the male toilets needed cleaning.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

A fabulous venue for any occasion, fantastic food, service, bar selection & so welcoming, it was impeccable in every way, I highly recommend a visit for drinks and an amazing food selection combined with superb service, Well done Gavin top boss and great staff..,

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Excellent pub with up to date decor and surroundings. Loved the vegi club and the scotch egg was huge!! Loved the bathroom with its quirky sinks and taps. We needed a decent pub in the area and this provides just that. Will come again

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Brighton, UK
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Lovely lunch for Mother's Day. Staff and food fabulous. Just like other visits we have had there . Must recommend the soufflé starter and we all had their Sunday roasts. Some of us had a mixture of meats.....cracking roast potatoes!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

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
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22 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

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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