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Prince Rupert Hotel

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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. Valet parking is provided to the hotel's private car park at a cost of £5 per night.
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Full view
98Great for walkers
Grade: 98 out of 100
241Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
83Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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Location is good - right in center of town. Easy walk to most sights, which is very convenient. Meals are unremarkable. Staff is very helpful. A historic building. We were told to ask for a tour of the basement but didn't do it. Supposed to be ghosts.
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We booked for 2 nights and even before we had arrived the hotel had made contact regarding arrival time, the fact that there was a function on on our second night and to be aware it could disturb us and whether we needed anything to make our stay better. When I explained that my
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Stayed here weekend of 7th December 2018, room was lovely, very Tudor style with original features. New bathroom was lovely too. Staff are wonderful and very friendly and helpful. We had a bar snack of sandwiches, which were very tasty and fresh. Wonderful location, close to inde
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We stayed at the Prince Rupert last weekend as a romantic couple, it is an absolute gem we REALLY enjoyed our stay & had a FANTASTIC weekend. The location is perfect it is 2 minutes walk from the town centre. We would recommend the 4 poster suites as these seem to provide a roman
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The Prince Rupert is an absolute gem. Fabulous location, great rooms and stunning dinning room. The staff complete the excellence of this hotel. Helpful and friendly. This really is a marvellous place to stay.
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Hi Is air con working in all bedrooms? Normally this wouldn’t be a deal breaker but right now it could be
Hi No air con in the room i was in im afraid.
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Does this hotel has any hotel fees per night and do they also place a hold (security deposit) if so how much? Thanks :)
As far as I am aware they didn't take anything off my card as described in the previous answer.
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Does this hotel has any hotel fees per night and do they also place a hold (security deposit) if so how much? Thanks :)
Not that I am aware of, as with any hotel swipe of you credit card allows you to have drinks etc placed on your room tab but all is settled when you check out.
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hi staying in hotel for one night next month will be arriving around 12 pm can we still use the parking even though we carnt check in till 3
No problem, pull up outside. Don't use satnav, download a map and you will see a good way to get there!
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I'm looking to stay tomorrow evening but will be bringing a landrover defender with roof rack which means it doesn't fit under height redtricted barriers. Does the car park have a height restriction?
Sorry not sure, but just ring the hotel they are great!
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"We had room 305 which was a cosy room with great views of the old town."
"Limited lifts. If you have difficulties with stairs, ask for a lower floor."
"Service rooms and location 5star.rooms away from the front of hotel are quieter"
"Phone first to discuss your requirements. Our room dark and small. Ask for room overlooking street as windows larger."
"They are all good but the front rooms can be noisy on a weekend"
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PRICE RANGE
US$97 - US$191 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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United KingdomEnglandShrewsbury
NUMBER OF ROOMS
70
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