The Ship & Trades

The Ship & Trades


Maritime Way, Chatham, United Kingdom

ExcellentBased on 724 reviews


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Reviews for The Ship & Trades

ExcellentBased on 724 reviews
Rating Summary
  • Cleanliness8.7
  • Comfort8.7
  • Facilities10.0
  • Location9.0
  • Services8.4
  • Staff8.9
  • Value for money8.2
Who stays here?
  • Families 
  • Young couples 
  • Couples most popular!
  • Groups of friends 
  • Solo travelers 
  • Business travelers 

About The Ship & Trades

The Ship & Trades provides traditional 4-star accommodation in Gillingham. It is conveniently located for those wishing to discover the area's attractions.

The inn has 11 rooms and has been r...

Good to Know

Distance to city centre

1.6 mi

Location rating


Nearest airport

London Gatwick

Distance to airport

35.3 mi



2:00 PM


11:00 AM


Free Wi-Fi


Policies vary by room type and provider.

Contact Number

+44 163 489 5200

Amenities at The Ship & Trades

Top Features

Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly


  • ATM on-site
  • Electric kettle
  • Radio
  • River view
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Increased accessibility
  • Towels
  • Elevator
  • Free toiletries
  • Shampoo
  • Digital access
  • Heating
  • Shower
  • Breakfast included
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Accessible by elevator
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • Property is cleaned by professional cleaning companies
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • Kids meals
  • No smoking
  • Bathtub
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Body soap
  • Hairdryer
  • Bottle of water
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Telephone
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Carpeted
  • Toilet
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Toilet paper
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Trash cans
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • TV
  • Free parking
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
  • Conditioner
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Desk
  • Private bathroom
  • Garden
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • 24hr front desk


  • Wake-up service
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Face masks for guests available

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Where is The Ship & Trades

Getting Around

Gillingham, Kent1.3 mi
Gillingham Rainham Mark2.9 mi
Gillingham Wigmore3.8 mi
Hemel Hempstead Hempstead Valley4.4 mi
Gillingham Hempstead Valley Shopping Centre4.5 mi
Gillingham Medway Services Rainham5.2 mi

FAQs when booking at The Ship & Trades

  • Is pricing at The Ship & Trades comparable to 4 star hotels in Chatham?

    In Chatham, the average nightly rate for 4 stars hotels is 139.2. The expected nightly rate for The Ship & Trades is around $120; a price that is 14% cheaper than the city average. HotelsCombined considers The Ship & Trades to be a good deal if you’re looking to stay at a 4 stars hotel in Chatham.

  • How close is The Ship & Trades to the nearest airport, London Gatwick?

    With no traffic, the 35.3 mi drive between The Ship & Trades and London Gatwick (the nearest airport) will generally only take about 1h 10min. If you’re staying in a metropolitan area, you may see your drive time increase due to busy roads.

  • What is the best way for guests to get from London Gatwick to The Ship & Trades?

    Taking a taxi or rideshare service from the nearest airport, London Gatwick, to your hotel is often the most cost effective transportation solution.

  • What is the The Ship & Trades phone number?

    For questions about The Ship & Trades and your reservation, contact the front desk directly at +44 163 489 5200.

  • Does The Ship & Trades have Wi-Fi available?

    Yes, The Ship & Trades has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • What is the check-out time at The Ship & Trades?

    11:00 AM. If you require a later check-out we advise discussing it with the front desk as soon as you’re able to. Check-in time is 2:00 PM.

  • How much does it cost to stay at The Ship & Trades, Chatham, ENG, United Kingdom?

    A good deal at The Ship & Trades right now is between $95 and $120 per night. Prices change based on dates and room type, so enter your requirements in the form above to see the best deals currently available.

  • Is there a restaurant at The Ship & Trades?

    Yes, food can be ordered from the The Ship & Trades restaurant. Opening times may vary. There is also a bar and lounge area in the hotel.

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