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    The Ship Inn & Hotel

    West Stour, Gillingham SP8 5RP, England
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    Overview
    • Excellent73%
    • Very good24%
    • Average2%
    • Poor0%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    “the pub” (10 reviews)
    “great food” (7 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Bar/Lounge
    Pets Allowed
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    The Crown Inn
    131 reviews
    #1 of 4 hotels in Sturminster Newton
     
    Best Western Shaftesbury The Royal Chase Hotel
    389 reviews
    #2 of 2 hotels in Shaftesbury
     
    The Grosvenor Arms
    395 reviews
    #1 of 2 hotels in Shaftesbury
     
    Hunters Lodge Inn
    443 reviews
    #1 of 7 B&Bs / Inns in Wincanton
     
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    Reviewed 24 February 2017

    Stayed here overnight last week while visiting friends in the area. Gavin the proprietor gave us the warmest of welcomes and, while not pretending to be luxurious, the room was warm, spacious, comfortable and quiet. The food - both the three-course dinner and cooked breakfast...More

    Thank Mike H
    Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

    This has been my third time here, a great place to stop over in lovely countryside and not far from the ferry port of Poole. Plenty of parking and safe for motorcycles. Top quality food and real ale, morning breakfast too. Very comfortable. I'll be...More

    Thank Shaun M
    Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

    We live locally and are regulars which helps but we are treated royally well as are all customers . Particularly the landlord, but all the staff are charming and friendly. Food is much better than the local alternatives and combine that with the atmosphere and...More

    Thank ReggieRex
    Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

    I was pleasantly surprised how busy it was for a cold Monday night. We had a glass of wine in the cozy bar area before going into the restaurant. We both enjoyed all three courses. The service was very good, will definitely be going back...More

    Thank John A
    Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

    Excellent food and service. We were a large party and most of us had pre-booked. Some had the lunch menu and others had the main menu. The staff were very accommodating and friendly and the food was hot and delicious.

    Thank Aimée S
    The Crown Inn
    131 reviews
    #1 of 4 hotels in Sturminster Newton
     
    Best Western Shaftesbury The Royal Chase Hotel
    389 reviews
    #2 of 2 hotels in Shaftesbury
     
    The Grosvenor Arms
    395 reviews
    #1 of 2 hotels in Shaftesbury
     
    Hunters Lodge Inn
    443 reviews
    #1 of 7 B&Bs / Inns in Wincanton
     
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$96 - US$117 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 5
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    • Dorset >
    • Gillingham
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    Traveller (11)
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    Room & Suite (4)
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    Room Tips
    "We were in Room 5. Directly over the bar with a beautiful view."
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    "You can ask for a larger bed if that's important to you."
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    "We didn't stay, we just went for dinner"
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    "Although on A30 no traffic noise due to the secondary glazing. old building the floor were quirky but added..."
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