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Desk, free WiFi, linens
Desk, free WiFi, linens
Desk, free WiFi, linens
Desk, free WiFi, linens

Guest reviews

4.3 out of 5 Excellent
392 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.5/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Free WiFi
Breakfast included
Parking included

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Social distancing


Explore the area

Popular LocationHistoric Dockyard Chatham2 min drive
Popular LocationRochester Cathedral6 min drive
Popular LocationRochester Castle6 min drive
AirportLondon (LCY-London City)54 min drive

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  • Double Room

    4.8/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsDouble Room
  • Twin Room, 2 Single Beds

    4.3/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsTwin Room, 2 Single Beds
  • Executive Double Room, 1 Queen Bed

    4.4/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 1194 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsExecutive Double Room, 1 Queen Bed
  • Superior Double Room, 1 Queen Bed

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 1194 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsSuperior Double Room, 1 Queen Bed

About this area


Located in Chatham, Ship & Trades is on a river. Mote Park and Riverside Country Park reflect the area's natural beauty and area attractions include Historic Dockyard Chatham and Buckmore Park Karting. Kent Life and Kent Cyclopark are also worth visiting. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including snowshoeing.
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Historic Dockyard Chatham - 2 min drive
  • Gillingham Business Park - 6 min drive
  • Rochester Cathedral - 6 min drive
  • Rochester Castle - 6 min drive
  • Gads Hill Place - 7 min drive

Getting around

  • Gillingham Station - 3 min drive
  • AirportLondon (LGW-Gatwick) - 51 min drive


  • Villagio - 4 min walk
  • Copper Rivet Distillery - 8 min walk
  • Town Kebab House - 3 min drive
  • Bollywood Buffet - 3 min drive
  • Pickle - 3 min drive

About this property

Ship & Trades

4-star Riverside inn near Historic Dockyard Chatham
Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free inn has a bar/lounge and a meeting room. Free full breakfast, free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include a garden and ATM/banking services. All 11 rooms offer complimentary wireless Internet access, TVs with digital channels, and hairdryers. Showers, phones and desks are among the other amenities that guests will find.
Ship & Trades offers 11 forms of accommodation with a hairdryer and free toiletries. Digital televisions are provided. Bathrooms include a shower.

Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected

Social distancing

Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self parking

Food and drink

  • Free full breakfast available 7:00 AM–10:00 AM on weekdays and 8:00 AM–10:00 AM on weekends
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar


  • ATM/banking services
  • Lift

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Front desk (limited hours)

Languages spoken

  • English

Business services

  • 1 meeting room


  • Garden
  • Terrace


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Linens


  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Towels


  • Digital channels
  • TV


  • Desk
  • Phone



Check-in between 2 PM and 11 PM
Late check-in subject to availability


Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

If you are planning to arrive after 11 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for GBP 10 per stay.

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Rollaway bed fee: GBP 10 per stay

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

National rating

This establishment has received its official star rating from VisitEngland, the National Tourist Board for England.

Property is also known as

Ship Trades Inn Chatham
Ship Trades Inn
Ship Trades Chatham
Ship Trades
The Ship And Trades
Ship & Trades Chatham Kent UK
The Ship & Trades Hotel Chatham
Ship & Trades Inn
Ship & Trades Chatham
Ship & Trades Inn Chatham

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Ship & Trades and receive a full refund?
Yes, Ship & Trades offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Ship & Trades cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at Ship & Trades?
As of Sep 23, 2020, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Ship & Trades on Sep 28, 2020 start from CA $145, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Is Ship & Trades pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Ship & Trades?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at Ship & Trades?
Check-in is from 2 PM to 11 PM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at Ship & Trades?
Checkout is at 11 AM.
Where is Ship & Trades located?
Situated on the riverfront, this inn is within 1 mi (2 km) of Royal Engineers Museum and Historic Dockyard Chatham. Fort Amherst and Brook Theatre are also within 2 miles (3 km).
392 reviews
5 - Excellent
4 - Good
3 - Okay
2 - Poor
1 - Terrible




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Travelled with partner
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Good location close to Chatham dockyard .Friendly staff with a good restaurant on site .Room cleaned to a high level. Rooms overlooking yatch basin best to stay in
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Staff really friendly helpful, really felt relaxed room nice breakfast lovely dinner great. Definitely go back 👌
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2020

5/5 Excellent

Business traveller
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Great place friendly staff only fly in the ointment was guy doing fire alarm tests not being aware of social distancing and having to be forcibly told not to join me in lift
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2020

4/5 Good

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Sad face IconDisliked: Amenities
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2020

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 1 night in Jul 2020

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