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Rowton Castle

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Shrewsbury, Halfway House SY5 9EP, England
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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31 reviews 31 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Visited for a friends wedding. Found the room was a bit small were the music and dance floor were for the amount of people it was accommodating but there was plenty of side rooms for guests to socialise in which also gave you the choice of listening to the band or taking a break from the band. The toilets were... More 

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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is primarily a wedding venue but also caters as a hotel & restaurant including business meetings etc. The wealth of history in beautiful surroundings, perfectly maintained bedrooms and public spaces is only surpassed by the quality and friendliness of the service of all working there. We hired the venue on an exclusive basis for a family wedding - March... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for a family wedding in the hotel. Very clean hotel and clean rooms. Beautiful scenery. Service was polite and very helpful indeed. Breakfast was very nice and the beds are very comfortable. Really enjoyed a very pleasant and relaxed stay. Would recommend the hotel.

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bcherrington, Owner at Rowton Castle, responded to this review

Dear Blueboy1918 Thank you for your review regarding your recent visit to Rowton Castle. The whole team will be delighted that you commented so positively about all areas of the hotel. Thank you for the recommendation, and we very much hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back in the future. With very best wishes Bryan More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Attended a family wedding in mid February, beautiful, immaculate venue with great staff, food and an amazing personal service. Rooms were perfect, our family room was very comfortable. Would recommend to anyone planning a wedding venue where the venue will be exclusive and staffs providing every need.

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bcherrington, Owner at Rowton Castle, responded to this review

Dear topsparkle Thank you for your positive review. You are absolutely right, we specialise in Exclusively Yours, where the bride and groom and their invited family and guests are the only people at the castle. This is fabulous for everyone, as it allows us to focus all of our attention and expertise just on your day, and you get the... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I got married at Rowton Castle on 21/02/2014 and in the review we left at the time, we said we hoped to be able return for our anniversary. Luckily we got to do just that! The Castle is still as pristine as ever and everything was as good as we remembered. We stayed in room 9, which... More 

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bcherrington, Owner at Rowton Castle, responded to this review

Dear Lee K Great to welcome you both back for your first anniversary, and thank you once again for another glowing review! What a lovely coincidence that Lewis, your original master of ceremonies, was working the evening you returned to stay over and have dinner; Caroline was also delighted to see you both again. The team here at Rowton Castle... More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

My husband and I got married here on the 30th January 2015. The castle is of course beautiful but it was staff who made the day perfect. Gareth and Keith personally looked after every little detail and made the day flow smoothly. Nothing was too much trouble. Having exclusivity of the venue was great and with a lot of young... More 

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bcherrington, Owner at Rowton Castle, responded to this review

Dear Sarahaliceedwards Thank you so much for booking Rowton Castle for your wedding day, and I am delighted you felt compelled to write such a glowing review. Gareth and Keith will be delighted that they warranted a special mention, however, we will pass on your comments to all concerned. We are lucky to have such a professional, long serving team... More 

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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

A fantastic wedding venue and the staff go all out to make the day unforgettable.. And if you can book the hog roast you will be amazed it's delish...if your just passing and the venue is wedding free you could get chance to use the restaurant the food is very good indeed. Great venue. Great staff. Worth checking out

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bcherrington, Owner at Rowton Castle, responded to this review

Dear Bernadette S Thank you for your great review, and I will of course pass on your positive comments regarding the team, and the acknowledgement that they go all out to ensure the day is unforgettable. Hopefully we will have the pleasure of welcoming you back in the future. With very best wishes Bryan More 

Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
169 helpful votes 169 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

I loved it here. We came for a wedding with our little 10 month old boy. Although we had to walk up the stairs to the top of the castle (there are no lifts which is understandable in a castle) it was well worth it. We'd booked a twin room as it was the only one available but they must... More 

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bcherrington, Owner at Rowton Castle, responded to this review

Dear Amy H "Best Hotel You've stayed at in the UK" - what a lovely compliment, thank you so much! Room 20 is indeed a lovely room, but still one we view as a "Classic Room". If you are able to return as a two in the future, you should try one of our Superior or Four Poster Rooms on... More 

Telford, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

We have had the best experience stopping at Rowton Castle. Excellent and friendly service from all the staff. Checked in to our room at 14:15 and was given a free up grade to room 6, Was very happy with this. Excellent views from bedroom with nice en-suite, The food was the best part of the stay. Amazing 3 course meal... More 

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bcherrington, Owner at Rowton Castle, responded to this review

Dear 105gemma Thank you for your lovely review regarding your recent stay with us, and I am delighted that we were able to upgrade your room on arrival! Room 6 is indeed a lovely room. I am delighted you enjoyed your "amazing" meal. From your review, I believe you dined in the restaurant seated at our "Tower Table, which is... More 

Colne, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Never stayed here before and even tho I stay in hotels 5 nights a week and often a different one each night I can never be bothered writing a review. I arrived at 5 pm today and had a lovely warm welcome on reception and was promptly and professionally checked into my room. (Room 17 where all the ghostly happening... More 

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bcherrington, Owner at Rowton Castle, responded to this review

Dear Nealstewart Thank you so much for feeling compelled to write your first review in 54 hotel visits! It was a pleasure to read that you were so pleased with the welcome, bedroom, and dining experience; "the nicest steak you've ever had" is a lovely compliment, and we have of course passed on your kind words to the team. We... More 

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