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Darwin's Townhouse

37 St. Julians Friars, Shrewsbury SY1 1XL England
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Certificate of Excellence
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#7 of 58 B&Bs / Inns in Shrewsbury
Certificate of Excellence
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 within 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.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
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Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Beautiful house really quaint. Staff were excellent breakfast best we’ve had Room a little on small size but still really nice Shower wasn’t the best. Would absolutely recommend this hotel and stay again
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A friend and I booked into Darwin's Townhouse for a couple of days' city-break. We found the staff really friendly and helpful throughout our stay, and the breakfast was excellent. It's also a really stylish place, with Darwin-themed decor which is quirky but not over the top.
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I've stayed at Darwin's Townhouse for the last 3 months or so whilst working in Shrewsbury. I rebooked into the same hotel time and time again because of the friendliness of staff and the quality of service. They've also been making me an excellent breakfast sandwich every
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Two reception rooms to relax in, and tea very kindly provided not only for us but for family who visited us. The room was clean, comfortable and quiet. Breakfast was exceptionally good. And the location, of course, is wonderful.
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Another visit to the lovely Townhouse, this time for one night on a Travelzoo deal for just £99 inc breakfast and 3-course dinner. Fantastic value. We stayed in a Garden room this time (16) which aren't quite as nice as the main house, but they are comfortable with decent large
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