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Prince Rupert Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Butcher Row, Shrewsbury SY1 1UQ, England
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Ranked #5 of 17 hotels in Shrewsbury
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
domtaylor2002 Leeds, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Leeds, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
11 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed here for a weekend break after an impulsive decision to go and discover Shrewsbury. We weren't disappointed - either with the hotel or the town. The hotel is situated right in the heart of the town, so on arrival the valet took our car away to a car park located a short walking distance away, as the narrow... More

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Rochdale, UK
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63 reviews 63 reviews
23 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Check in is not until 3 pm but we were able to leave our bags at the hotel and their staff parked the car in their car park. The hotel is very well situated in a main street with several restaurants in the same street. Reception answered my emails very promptly and helpfully. The room was fine, as others have... More

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Chester, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Having booked the Prince Rupert suite (being a massive history nerd and fan of Prince Rupert) my partner and I were a little disappointed to find that the room wasn't quite as grand as we hoped it would be. Firstly, we were greeted by a welcome note which although well intentioned, assumed that we were a heterosexual, married couple. The... More

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Have stayed at the Rupert before but this was a surprise for my fiancé after a particularly hard week at work. I booked a four poster room at £175 which was disappointing to say the least. Admittedly the room was 15th century but it looked tired even for that age! Cheap plastic tray for tea/coffee makings (which were themselves lacking... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely old hotel which has kept its features. Really enjoyed the charms of the rooms. Staff were friendly & helpful. Cooked breakfast a bit of a let down - no hash browns & the sausage not tasty. Overall tho it was a great stay & will definitely stay again.

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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I was brought here for a birthday treat and I thoroughly enjoyed my stay! The staff were super friendly and helpful. Our room was in the tudor section and it was really quirky and I loved it. As typical for a building this old the ceilings were low and the floor wonky, but just made it more unique! Bed was... More

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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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34 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Stunning central location in an old period building, attentive and knowledgable staff. Very ramshackle layout, small rooms but clean, 3 stars may be a bit unfair of me as I like modern big box shaped hotel rooms, but this feels like a BnB rather than a hotel I'm the room stakes. If you are just wanting a good clean room... More

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Linz, Austria
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

On the plus side, the car parking service was excellent, breakfast was good and the location perfect. On the downside, we were disappointed about the following aspects: - the lady in charge of weekday breakfasts made us feel we were intruders rather than guests and on several occasions shouted at other staff members in the kitchen, which was well audible... More

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York, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Can't fault the location right in the centre of Shrewsbury and valet parking included, but from here it goes down hill. The entrance to the hotel is very small and shabby and despite the reception desk which is maned by very efficient and helpful staff it just gets more gloomy inside. It boast the smallest of lifts which still advertises... More

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heswall England
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35 reviews 35 reviews
14 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

we stayed here with a friend for a belated wedding anniversary treat and found it to be a very old, quaint style hotel in a most central position, sat nav doesn't take you to the hotel, so make sure you know exactly where you are heading, ignore the no entry sign at fish street!!!! superb breakfast, friendly staff

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Address: Butcher Row, Shrewsbury SY1 1UQ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Shropshire > Shrewsbury
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Prince Rupert Hotel 4*
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Hotel Prince Rupert Shrewsbury
Prince Rupert Shrewsbury
Shrewsbury Hotel Prince Rupert

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The historic grade II listed Prince Rupert Hotel is situated in the very heart of medieval Shrewsbury and just a short stroll from the individual shops and many tourist attractions. Surrounded by narrow cobblestone streets and black and white timbered buildings it provides the perfect base to explore beautiful Shrewsbury. A warm and friendly welcome is always provided to all guests with a glass of sherry on arrival. With the heritage of the hotel dating back to the 12th and 15th century, character and charm abound with sloping floors, exposed Tudor beams and a restored Jacobean staircase. Privately owned for many years by Michael & Diane Matthews, the hotel offers a great choice of dining all with a focus on fresh local produce. The Royalist is ideal for a special occasion with an a la carte menu together with a superb wine list. Chambers brasserie is renowned for its traditional British menu at sensible prices and located at the front of the hotel overlooking the gardens of St. Alkmunds square, Camellias Tea Rooms offers an extensive menu selection including traditional afternoon tea served on a three tier cake stand. A charming place to relax to the sound of a grand piano. FREE valet parking is provided to the hotel's private car park. ... more   less 
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