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West Stour

Gillingham, 

Dorset, 


SP8 5RP,  England
Built in 1750, The Ship Inn is a privately owned traditional Coaching Inn located in the picturesque Dorset village of West Stour. We have 5 en-suite bedrooms, most offering an impressive view of the surrounding countryside.
  • West Stour
  • Jurassic Coast
  • Bar
  • Great Ales
  • Friendly Stay
  • Dorset
  • Fresh food
  • A30
  • Relaxing
  • Shaftesbury
Check Prices and Availability
Double En-SuiteDouble En-Suite
from£90.00
Twin En-SuiteTwin En-Suite
from£90.00
Family En-suite - 2 adults & 2 ChildrenFamily En-suite - 2 adults & 2 Children
from£130.00
Guest Reviews
Guest reviews for The Ship Inn & Hotel, Gillingham are provided by real guests who have actually stayed at the property.
Rooms:
4.1
Value:
4.3
Friendliness:
4.9
Cleanliness:
4.5
Facilities:
4.1
Staff service:
4.9
Location:
4.4
Breakfast:
4.8
Guest Rating: 4.5
See all 86 reviews
Sara
Alone
Stayed: Apr '15
5
Would recommend to others.
Rooms:
5
Value:
5
Friendliness:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Facilities:
5
Staff service:
5
Location
5
Breakfast:
5
"Welcoming and great value for money."
I stayed for one night. I received a friendly welcome upon arrival and felt looked after by the staff. The double room was lovely with a comfortable bed and excellent facilities. I had an evening meal… Read more
"Welcoming and great value for money."
I stayed for one night. I received a friendly welcome upon arrival and felt looked after by the staff. The double room was lovely with a comfortable bed and excellent facilities. I had an evening meal in the bar which was tasty and beautifully presented. The staff were friendly, attentive and professional. I ate a full English breakfast in the morning. It was extremely enjoyable and very well cooked. Read less
Likes:
Welcoming and friendly staff. Professional service. Gorgeous, clean room. Tasty food.
Dislikes:
None
Guest Review for The Ship Inn & Hotel, Gillingham
Fiona
Alone
Stayed: Apr '15
5
Would recommend to others.
Rooms:
5
Value:
5
Friendliness:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Facilities:
5
Staff service:
5
Location
5
Breakfast:
5
"Loved every minute!"
Fantastic food and fantastic company. I was a solo traveler and everyone at the pub is so welcoming! I felt sad to leave after only two days. I would love to come back again and plan to.… Read more
"Loved every minute!"
Fantastic food and fantastic company. I was a solo traveler and everyone at the pub is so welcoming! I felt sad to leave after only two days. I would love to come back again and plan to. Read less
Likes:
Friendly atmosphere, beautiful countryside, relaxation.
Dislikes:
None
Guest Review for The Ship Inn & Hotel, Gillingham
Jeffrey
Mature Couple
Stayed: May '15
4
Would recommend to others.
Rooms:
4
Value:
4
Friendliness:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Facilities:
4
Staff service:
5
Location
4
Breakfast:
5
"Excellent service and very welcoming."
Two comfortable nights.… Read more
"Excellent service and very welcoming."
Two comfortable nights. Read less
Likes:
meeting up with friends. Very comfortable bed and lovely food.
Dislikes:
The shower in our room (Room 1) was very poor. However, this was only a minor problem when balanced out with the rest of our stay.
Guest Review for The Ship Inn & Hotel, Gillingham
More Information
4 Stars Self Assessed Guest House
Parking
On-site parking, Free parking
Types of Payment Accepted at The Ship Inn & Hotel
Cash (Sterling), Credit card, Debit card
Payment Cards accepted at the property
Master Card Maestro Visa Visa Electron Solo 
Check-in: 2:00 PM till 9:00 PM
Early check-in available on request.
Check-out: 10:00 AM
Late check-out available on request
Policies
Children Policy: No preference
Smoking Policy: No smoking
Pet Policy: No pets
Cancellation Policy
Booking Terms and Conditions
Accessibility
Languages Spoken
English
Each of our five bedrooms are en-suite, individually designed and decorated with all of the comforts and touches that you would desire. Most rooms have impressive views of the surrounding countryside and there is also ample parking in the grounds of the hotel. All rooms are non-smoking.

The restaurant offers a wide variety of quality dishes using locally sourced ingredients wherever possible. The bar serves an interesting selection of real ales, beers and wines and the accommodation offers five en-suite rooms.

The Ship’s unique ambience and stylish but warm décor, offers ample opportunity to relax away from it all - whether you are simply dropping in for a drink or bite to eat, or staying for business or pleasure.

The bar area has two sections - The Main Bar with a traditional flagstone floor, low ceiling and roaring log fire and the Lounge Bar which is light and airy with stripped oak floorboards and chunky farmhouse furniture.

There is an extensive selection of beers, ciders & wines available, with tapped real ales on offer from three local breweries and a guest ale that changes weekly. Recent guest ales have included the likes of Butcombe, Exmoor Gold, Otter Ale, Bath Ales, Spitfire and Timothy Taylor.

We offer an interesting and varied wine list ranging from the more well known classic French wines, through to the ever popular New World wines.

The versatile menu at The Ship caters both for those who want a hearty sandwich and a pint, to those who want to enjoy a full three-course meal with a decent bottle of wine. Our dishes are a blend of the traditional and the not so familiar, with a specials board and fresh fish board that offer further daily choices.

We pride ourselves on using local and seasonal ingredients as much as possible and all dishes are freshly prepared and cooked to order. We also offer a children’s menu, or any dish on the menu is available at a child’s sized portion.
Style of property
Comfortable, Homely, Stylish, Unique
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