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The Ship Inn & Hotel

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West Stour, Gillingham SP8 5RP EnglandSee on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free parking
Breakfast included
Non-smoking hotel
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Pets Allowed
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All reviews the pub real ale great food fish great choice next morning great place to eat my birthday extensive menu an evening meal fillet steak room was clean and comfortable few weeks wine selection top class enjoyable stay road noise
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Reviewed 2 days ago

As usual we enjoyed great service, good food from a diverse menu and a lovely atmosphere. This pub never disappoints. If you have not visited, I would recommend that you give it a go. Lunch time or evening, but be sure to book, it is...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank Susie H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sunday lunch with friends. Friendly welcome. Very good service. A good menu with great choices but not overwhelming. Food was delicious, good portion sizes of well presented, tasty food. We will be returning.

Date of stay: March 2019
Thank nickandharriet2
Reviewed 15 January 2019

Excellent menu. Great quality food. Always busy so book ahead as one of the best in the area by far! Guest ales and a good wine selection to satisfy most drinkers. Oh and if you like gin more than enough choices to wet your whistle.

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank kjbailey2016
Reviewed 25 December 2018

We were taken to the Ship Inn on Christmas Eve. We had an early evening meal and were served in a timely manner. The food was beautifully presented and served by very friendly staff. We did not have starters so that we could manage a...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Gina G
Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

The Ship Inn is a proper pub, combined with a small restaurant and Hotel. The bar offers good well kept real ale, a variety of gins and quality wines. The atmosphere is pleasant and the locals welcoming. Food is outstanding be it breakfast or an...More

Date of stay: October 2018
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The Ship is a privately owned informal country pub, retaining country pub values and atmosphere, whilst offering good quality food, drink and accommodation.The Ship is a proper country pub, and as More such has a number of traditional features mixed with plenty of modern touches. We offer a variety of quality dishes using locally sourced ingredients wherever possible. The bar serves a varied & interesting selection of real ales, beers, traditional ciders and wines, while our accommodation offers five comfortable en-suite rooms. As featured in both The Good Pub Guide and The Good Beer Guide, The Ship’s unique ambience and stylish but warm décor, offers ample opportunity to relax away from it all, whether you’re simply dropping in for a drink, something to eat, or staying for business or pleasure.The Ship is an ideal base to explore the region and the nearby towns of Shaftesbury, Sherborne and Gillingham are all within easy reach. Local attractions include Stourhead House & Gardens, Longleat Safari Park, The Fleet Air arm Museum and The Haynes Motor Museum. Walkers can enjoy exploring the Stour Valley Way with its nearby footpaths, which pass through the picturesque Dorset countryside Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Non-smoking hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Wheelchair Access
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-smoking rooms
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
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Room types
Non-smoking rooms
Number of rooms
5
Price range
US$86 - US$126 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Gillingham
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Room types
Non-smoking rooms
Number of rooms
5
Price range
US$86 - US$126 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Gillingham

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Traveller (14)
Dining (9)
Room & Suite (5)
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Mary R
16 March 2016|
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dogs are welcome in the bar only
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Room Tips

"Not stayed so unable to comment on rooms etc."
kjbailey2016
15 Jan 2019
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"some in front will suffer from the A30 noise because of badly fitting windows"
witchy2016
28 Sep 2018
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"Short rib beef is a must."
JulieH791
15 Jul 2018
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"South side."
rkyme
15 Feb 2018
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