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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Value for money, good location, quirky 12th century room - better than regular hotels and friendly staff. Freshly cooked Shropshire breakfast also which was excellent. Parking and room costs were refreshing on the wallet!

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We journeyed to Shrewsbury for a get together, a two night stop at a decently priced old fashioned hotel.....in the centre. Our first problem was finding it, we drove round and missed the little turn to take us to the door and ended up in some quaint little alleyways and one way systems. We managed to find the car park...

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Wrexham
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lovely hotel. The staff were very welcoming - Room was very good spacious - Good shower and tea/coffee making facility. Breakfast was really nice. Not far from the theatre so location was ideal - Close to shops

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Mike_Matthews, Owner at Prince Rupert Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I am delighted that you enjoyed your recent stay at the Prince Rupert and thank you for your most charming comments which are very much appreciated. I was particularly pleased to read that you were were satisfied with the service received from our staff. Without exception, every single member of my team is totally focused on providing a...

Ellesmere, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

my wife bought the one night stay for my birthday,we pulled up out side the front door went to reception, where for a fee our car was taken to a nearby car park. The guy on reception was very friendly and help full. The room was not over big but had a nice balcony which looked over the town. after...

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Mike_Matthews, Owner at Prince Rupert Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Craig, Please accept my sincere gratitude for your lovely comments and may I also convey my appreciation for taking the time to post such a positive review. I was very proud to read that your wife chose the Prince Rupert to celebrate the important occasion of your birthday and I am delighted that we were able to accommodate you...

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Enjoyed our stay in this hotel. It has a genteel, old world feel, part of it occupies a 12th century building. The room we had was interesting to say the least. It was in the ancient part of the hotel not accessed by the lift, down several corridors round many corners through low doorways and up several staircases. You need...

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Mike_Matthews, Owner at Prince Rupert Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Leo, Thank you so much for sharing your recent experience of staying at the Prince Rupert on TripAdvisor. I was delighted to read that you thoroughly enjoyed your stay with us and that you intend to return at some point in the future. As you quite rightly state, the Grade II* Listed property is steeped in history being over...

Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Clean and comfortable with an excellent breakfast - lots of variety. An interesting old building, well staffed and well equipped. Friendly and helpful staff. Tea/coffee making facilities in room always appreciated. We arrived by train and needed a hotel within walking distance of the station so can't comment on the car parking facilities This hotel met our needs perfectly in...

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Mike_Matthews, Owner at Prince Rupert Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Lynda, I was truly delighted to read your very kind comments and I would like to convey my sincere thanks for your outstanding five star review. It is always a genuine pleasure to learn that we have both met and exceeded our guests expectations and I am very grateful for you taking the time to share your experience by...

Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We got home yesterday from a 2 night trip staying in this wonderful hotel.This is a beautiful building and we were lucky enough to be staying in the oldest part.We were in the Prince Edward Suite which was not only beautiful but very comfortable and quiet and peaceful.The staff here are friendly,helpful and professional.Nothing is too much trouble for them.The...

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Mike_Matthews, Owner at Prince Rupert Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Annie, It was a pleasure to read your wonderful five star review and may I convey my appreciation for your very kind words. On a daily basis, my team read TripAdvisor and I know that they will be thrilled to learn that you enjoyed your stay at the Prince Rupert. Without exception, every staff member has a genuine desire...

Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were very happy with our stay at the Prince Rupert Hotel,it was very pleasing to be able to have breakfast after taking part in the local Shrewsbury 10k race also to be so close to the start would certainly go again and top marks to all the staff

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Mike_Matthews, Owner at Prince Rupert Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I would like to convey my sincere gratitude for your fantastic five star review and I am so pleased to learn that you enjoyed your very recent stay at the Prince Rupert. I am also delighted that we were able to accommodate your preference to have breakfast at a later time. As a policy, the hotel staff are...

Ammanford
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My wife and I recently stayed one night at the Prince Rupert hotel, and were impressed with the warm welcome we received. We were delighted with the old world decor of the hotel, extremely comfortable room allocated to us, and splendid breakfast. Perfectly located in the town centre, we had a splendid time in Shrewsbury.

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Mike_Matthews, Owner at Prince Rupert Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Arflyn, On behalf of all the staff at the Prince Rupert I would like to convey my sincere appreciation for your most kind and generous comments. It is always a genuine pleasure to learn that we have satisfied the expectations of our guests and I am truly delighted to read that you thoroughly enjoyed your recent stay with us....

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely quirkey hotel with a lot of history. Rooms are ok but i think little details of cleanliness is needed. Location good for centre of town. Breakfast very nice. Staff friendly. Will rebook again. Thanks

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Mike_Matthews, Owner at Prince Rupert Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Trisha, Thank you for taking the time to post a review and for your constructive comments which are very much appreciated. I am always very grateful for feedback from our guests as this directs our efforts to further enhance our service and overall standards of guest care and I can assure you that the required action has already been...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
Royalist Restaurant
Royalist Restaurant
Cuisines: British, French, European
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Prince Rupert Hotel

Address: Butcher Row, Shrewsbury SY1 1UQ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Shropshire > Shrewsbury
Price Range: €83 - €180 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Prince Rupert Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 70
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Also Known As:
Hotel Prince Rupert Shrewsbury
Prince Rupert Shrewsbury
Shrewsbury Hotel Prince Rupert
Prince Rupert Hotel Shrewsbury, Shropshire
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