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Exmouth, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

We stayed at this quaint boutique hotel having cut our stay short at another hotel which was part of a big chain because it was too noisy and the room was terrible. This lovely hotel is anything but those things. It is perfectly situated by the river and town and is reasonably priced for the quality and location. The room... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

A weekend away to see old friends while staying in Shrewsbury. We were lucky to pick The Darmin Town house as many other places were booked. What a treat! Although the rooms were a little small, they were beautifully presented and clean. The hotel is sited virtuall in the centre of the town on a no-through road with no passing... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I was arriving after 7pm so i had to check myself in, which I was informed about on the website and during the telephone conversation and it wasn't a problem. The problem was that no one told me that my room is in another building and if it wouldn't be for someone to kindly point it out to me i... More 

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

We had a wonderful time at this Beautiful Boutique Hotel. We were greeted by friendly staff who looked after all our needs. Pretty gardens where we enjoyed a few drinks from the honesty bar. We thought this was a nice quirky touch. Lovely breakfast. Great location for the river, shops, cafes and restaurants. Would definitely stay here again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Wonderful boutique hotel. Well situated. Lovely room with great service. Don't change anything. We will definitely be back. Shrewsbury is a one off place and so is Darwins townhouse.If we could give you six stars we would!

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Thank Martin N
england
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a night there last week on a Travelzoo deal which included a bottle of presecco. Greeted by a lovely lady call Jan I think. Our room was a tad on the small side, but the furnishing, bedding, toiletries all being first class made up for it. Just loved the whole set up, two very nice sitting rooms, one... More 

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Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A brilliant place to stay, in a very quiet area but only a few minutes walk from the town's numerous shops & restaurants. The room had a lovely garden view, was spotless and had everything you'd require for a relaxing stay. Breakfast was excellent, in a lovely dining area - there's a huge selection of cold options along with a... More 

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Stafford, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just had a wonderful time at Darwins townhouse and must say it is a faultless residence and an outstanding bed and breakfast. We found this little gem through travelzoo and found it was exceptional.It is very close to the centre of Shrewsbury and is within walking distance to the shops, bars and restaurants. The bed and breakfast itself was immaculate... More 

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Worcestershire, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our room was fantastic, large, with ensuite facilities, newly refurbished. Tea coffee making facilities, large comfortable bed and a bottle of Prosecco in the room. Would certainly recommend Darwins. Plenty of choice for breakfast and staff helpful and friendly.

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Aberystwyth, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We made a last minute booking (not unusual for us) but asked for GF/DF food and it was provided. As we had the last room available, there were stairs but the staff carried our baggage up to the room and back down to check-out and to the car. They saw to our every need, which was especially nice as I... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Darwin's Town House, a late 18th century Georgian town house completely refurbished in 2016. Our 20 bedroom boutique B&B is privately owned and we take pride in making our guests feel welcome and at home. We will be delighted to offer any advice on planning your trip to Shrewsbury and the surrounding area, suggesting some of the secret hidden gems that Shrewsbury has to offer. Darwin's Town House is located steps from the River Severn Path and moments from the 'Original Shrewsbury One Off' with its town centre's black and white Tudor buildings. With its higgledy-piggledy streets with names you want to say out loud, a river that scoops up the town in a meandering loop featuring an eclectic mix of independent shops, restaurants and high street stores. A mix of the very old and the very new, the quirky and the one offs. PARKING We are located steps from St Julian Friars long stay car park which is just £4 all day and £1 all day on Sundays. BREAKFAST We offer a full breakfast menu created with locally-sourced ingredients. The town is full of lovely places for you to explore. We offer private functions and exclusive use where our award winning chefs can create an unforgettable experience for you. LUNCH AND DINNER We have two sister restaurants winin a short stroll. The Loopy Shrew serves traditional English cuisine, whilst and Porterhouse SY1 offers 'American Flavour British Behaviour', offering a 10% family discount off your final bill when you stay with us. THE SNUG A fully stocked honesty bar where you can relax and unwind or finish off the days last tasks. THE LOUNGE A beautiful octagonal room overlooking the garden with a fire, soft comfy chairs , books , games , TV. Featuring a beautiful ornate plaster ceiling attributed to the notable Joseph Bromfield, who once lived here. THE GARDEN For you to enjoy when the weather is fine. THE CONSERVATORY A large bright room, overlooking the gardens where we serve your freshly prepared breakfast. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Darwin's Townhouse

Address: 37 St. Julian's Friars, Shrewsbury SY1 1XL, England (Formerly Sandford House Hotel)
Location: United Kingdom > England > Shropshire > Shrewsbury
Price Range: $105 - $223 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Darwin's Townhouse 5*
Number of rooms: 20
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Sandford Hotel Shrewsbury
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