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The Ship Inn & Hotel

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West Stour, Gillingham SP8 5RP England See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Pets Allowed
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All reviewsthe pubreal alefishgreat choicenext morninggreat place to eatstaff were excellentmy birthdayextensive menuwedding receptionexcellent foodlast nightfillet steakroom was clean and comfortablefacing the roadcerne abbaswonderful atmosphere
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at this hotel earlier this week and were VERY disappointed. We had booked it off the back of the reviews on Tripadvisor, which are very clearly, now, geared to the pub and the food and not the hotel. The hotel is in serious...More

Thank Andy B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed a lovely relaxing weekend here for my birthday. Gavin made us feel very welcome. Food was exceptionally good,our room was clean and comfortable. We will definitely be visiting again and would highly recommend The Ship Inn to others looking for a long weekend...More

Thank Carrie G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had arranged to meet my cousin, over from the US and travelling up from Kent. She was lost and was horribly late however I was made very welcome in the pub - even in this day and age its sometimes awkward to be a...More

Thank Heather G
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

The Ship Inn never let's us down. High quality 'pub fare' bordering fine dining with some dishes. Service extremely at tentative with a friendly greeting. Remembering to book early for weekends catches us out - very often full booked. Highly recommended for drinks as well...More

Thank Phil J
Reviewed 16 July 2018

We popped in for dinner the other night without having pre-booked a table. The staff were very accommodating and promptly seated us in the restaurant. There is a varied and extensive menu, a great range of beers and ciders and a friendly atmosphere. The Ship...More

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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
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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$78 - US$122 (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$78 - US$122 (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
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dogs are welcome in the bar only
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"Short rib beef is a must."
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"South side."
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"The design made for a comfortable acoustic experience !"
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"We were in Room 5. Directly over the bar with a beautiful view."
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