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The Ship Inn & Hotel

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Traveller (11)
Dining (9)
Room & Suite (5)
Ratings and reviews
Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good23%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“the pub”(11 reviews)
“great choice”(4 reviews)
“real ale”(4 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Pets Allowed
Wheelchair Access
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 such has a number of traditional features mixed with plenty of modern touches. We offer a...
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West Stour, Gillingham SP8 5RP, England
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41.2 km to Bournebouth Intl Airport
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All reviewsthe pubgreat choicereal alenext morningstaff were excellentwedding receptionexcellent foodlast nightfacing the roadbirthday surprisecerne abbasevery weekwonderful atmospheretop classphoned aheadenjoyable staycannot fault
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Reviewed 2 days ago

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

Thank Julie H
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We sadly haven’t visited this restaurant in a while. Every time we try to make a reservation it’s booked and I can understand why! From the moment you get to the bar until you leave you are made to feel welcome, special. The food is...More

Thank KBeardsley
Reviewed 29 April 2018

Had a nice snack lunch (home-made Smoked Mackerel late and fresh bread) last week, which is the first time I'd been to lunch there (had been for dinner a couple of times before). Very good food and nice Customer Service, both at the bar and...More

Thank JANICE N
Reviewed 29 April 2018

Great traditional pub - Evening meal and breakfast next morning top class , staff all friendly...room tidy and spacious . Many thanks to Gavin and co for making stay very enjoyable, will recommend to friends.

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 2 April 2018

We stayed here for one night over the easter weekend. It is a lovely old pub with bags of character. The staff were all very friendly and helpful. There was a very good selection of beer , cider and wine. The menu had a very...More

Thank 95andy59
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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Wheelchair Access
Breakfast included
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Details
Price range
US$79 - US$119 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$79 - US$119 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Traveller (11)
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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"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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