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Ship & Trades
Ranked #6 of 6 Hotels in Chatham
Reviewed 31 October 2013

I use the Ship and Trades when my usual &B is full (happens often!)
It is a nice place to stay, close to the docks and has plenty of character. It could do without the slightly pubby smell, but it eats other hotels in the area (notably the Ramada Encore just down the road) hands down. If you like running, the path along the river Medway nearby is highly recommended!

  • Stayed: October 2013, travelled on business
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Reviewed 30 October 2013

A very interesting and attractive location. Friendly and efficient staff, good food and beer, a comfortable room and a shower of above-average efficiency--unusual in most small hotels.
We have stayed before and I noticed that a few kick and scuff marks are now visible here and there. Maybe a spring-clean or a repaint would bring the place back to crisp newness?

  • Stayed: May 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 29 October 2013

Nice friendly staff, very nice and clean room, nice food and Shepherd Neame beers. Ideally located for Chatham Dockyard. Look forward to staying here again. I like the period features of this place as well that serve as a reminder of the history of the place from the beams and rope features in the room to the workshop themed restaurant.

  • Stayed: September 2013
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Reviewed 29 October 2013

I can't rate this venue enough. Everything was excellant and would recommend to all. Food was great, staff were great, rooms were great. Very clean and spacious. Only £10 extra for a child which was very reasonable. Excellant value for money.

  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled with family
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Reviewed 29 October 2013

The Ship and Trades is a really convenient place to stay. Food is good and the pub has a great atmosphere. An additional breakfast guest was no problem and the room was comfortable after a long drive. Our bedroom was in need of a repaint but overall the property is well presented and has great staff.

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  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled on business
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Reviewed 23 October 2013

Stayed in a twin room with a friend and found the room to be very comfortable, warm and well equipped. Tea making facilities and bathroom was of a good standard with bath and shower. Breakfast was plentiful too. Would certainly recommend and return again!

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Reviewed 12 October 2013 via mobile

Once again after a long drive from Manchester and on site all day it was great to get here and relax.

The rooms are great clean and comfortable must book earlier to get a double bed.

Breakfast as always was great overlooking the harbour.

  • Stayed: October 2013
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Additional Information about Ship & Trades

Address: The Ship & Trades Hotel Maritime Way, Chatham ME4 3ER, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Kent > Chatham
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Ranked #6 of 6 Hotels in Chatham
Price Range: £80 - £126 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Ship & Trades 4*
Number of rooms: 11
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