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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Front of house was friendly, attentive & knowledgable about the food & menu Steak was amazing!! Perfectly cooked & the type you'd expect from a fine dining restaurant Conservatory was really nice to sit in overlooking the marina Will be back soon

Thank Natalie F
Horley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Only here for an overnight stay. Rooms are very comfortable, very well equipped and clean. The Staff are lovely - nothing too much trouble. Check in/out was very quick and easy. The lunch was great and the breakfast amazing, Its right on the dock so not too shabby a view either..

1Thank carolinetony2015
Rochester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Myself and my husband popped into The Ship and Trades for lunch today as we had heard it had been refurbished. Still looked the same to me apart from the fact that the restaurant had been added to the downstairs food area. We ordered some drinks and then sat down to consider what we would eat. Was a little cold...

Thank Mits25clive
Maidstone, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

used restaurant only, not as resident, previously very pleased with restaurant food but on this occasion, 2.30 on Saturday 5th, November, the 'cook' decided to cremate the fish. The reason didn't return the plate of food because husband fighting the big 'c' and cannot cope with complaining just wants a quiet , peaceful life, said just eat what you can...

Thank lizabethanne
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The pub has more character now it has been revamped, but it still lacks personality. The staff are busy but possibly a little too remote. The pub is missing a huge draw though by not adding any green charm to the outside seating area. It would break up the breeze a little and add character if there were a few...

Thank Russki89
Kentish Riviera
Reviewed 2 November 2016

This is the second time we have stayed at the Ship and trades and the place just keeps getting better. Our room, 11, had a roof terrace and was vey well appointed. Breakfast was fantastic in the excellent restaurant. All staff were attentive and friendly but in particular, special mention must be given to the General Manager Paul. He was...

Thank Janesman
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Very friendly staff. Nice room with fabulous views of the Marina. Tastefully decorated with two armchairs, proper wardrobe and nice mirrors. Free parking. Good beer and food. Best house tel in the Medway towns imho and I have stayed in most. Bit hard to find - need GPS. Conveniently located near Chatham Marina and retail outlets.

Thank faceyromford
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Very pleasant setting and we were lucky to get a table as it was busy. I ordered the buttermilk fried chicken with sweet potato chips and salad and my partner had some sort of sandwich that took five lines of text to describe. I have to say, and I did mention it to the staff, the food had literally no...

1Thank MissBeePee
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Had a great meal here with my family, lovely food, attentive service, and pretty good prices. Nice setting if you can get a window seat so you can see the marina! Quite close to Dickens World and Maritime Heritage museum.

Thank Paul C
Gillingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Ordered Steak & Ale Pie, tried to cut into top,which was rock hard. I assumed it had been left in the microwave too long. This was sent back, and I was told I would have to wait 10 mins for a replacement. 15 mins later I received a new pie. It was covered in thick gravy (presumable to soften it)...

Thank oslac

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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
Price Range: $146 - $225 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Ship & Trades 4*
Number of rooms: 11
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“One of the new rooms, 11-16 offer excellent views of the Marina.”
  • View of the marina from the terrace of room 11
 of 5 bubbles Janesman, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Definitely not a room overlooking the parking.”
 of 5 bubbles joelR9413XV, 22 Sep 2016 | Read review
“harbour facing rooms are best”
 of 5 bubbles loubilou2958, 20 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Choose a feature room, then you get the balcony with seating if its a lovely day.”
 of 5 bubbles Ladybarra, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Rooms overlooking the parking are too noisy. Ask for a different side.”
 of 5 bubbles EnderL, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
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