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The Ship Inn & Hotel

West Stour, Gillingham SP8 5RP England
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Pets Allowed
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All reviews the pub real ale fish great food great choice next morning great place to eat my birthday extensive menu an evening meal fillet steak room was clean and comfortable facing the road few weeks cerne abbas top class phoned ahead
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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
Thank mtmag
Reviewed 29 September 2018

this is only getting one star because of the state of the bedrooms if the review was on the restaurant alone it would get five. The bedrooms are in serious need of updating windows need looking at as they did not keep out the noise...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank witchy2016
Reviewed 23 September 2018

Very welcoming and great food. Nice large room and, although on A30, traffic noise was not too bad. Only problem was finding the bathroom light switch in the middle of the night! The restaurant was obviously also popular with the locals.

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank jdonbavand
Reviewed 22 September 2018

We, 2 couples, were here for a celebration lunch, all of us having dined here before. Our food was delicious, all of us taking the starter and main courses; so full we could not manage the tempting desserts. Without fail, we always enjoy the food...More

Date of stay: September 2018
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Reviewed 31 August 2018 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

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Andy B
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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$79 - US$121 (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$79 - US$121 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Gillingham
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Mary R
16 March 2016|
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dogs are welcome in the bar only
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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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"The design made for a comfortable acoustic experience !"
144janetc
19 Oct 2017
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