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The Prince Rupert Hotel in Shrewsbury is situated right in the heart of this historic town. It was once home to Prince Rupert, the grandson of King James I and is, today, one of the best hotels in Shrewsbury. The Prince Rupert Hotel has an elegant fine dining restaurant and a bistro, with all-new garden terrace dining due in 2013. Spa treatments are available in the hotel beauty salon. The Prince Rupert Hotel is an ideal base for visiting Shrewsbury Castle, the World Heritage Site of Ironbridge. Car park with valet parking.

  • 2 Restaurants
  • Wi-Fi
  • Valet parking
  • Non-smoking hotel
  • Lift(s)

Prince Rupert Hotel - about the hotel

The Prince Rupert Hotel in Shrewsbury has always been renowned for its high standards of service. As the oldest hotel in Shrewsbury the Prince Rupert Hotel is surrounded by fine examples of Tudor and Georgian architecture and cobblestone streets.

Many of the 70 en-suite bedrooms are located in the original part of the Prince Rupert Hotel and include 12th century Mansion House Suites and 15th century oak-beamed suites. The character of the building still remains and, under the guidance of English Heritage, the original Mansion House has been carefully restored and extended. Many of the original features of the Prince Rupert Hotel are still very much apparent including a magnificent Jacobean staircase and Shrewsbury's only stone vaulted cellar.

The Prince Rupert Hotel offers a choice of restaurants - the more formal Royalist Restaurant and the oak panelled Chambers Brasserie.

Guests of the Prince Rupert Hotel have complimentary use of the health suite including fitness room, jacuzzi, sauna and steam shower.

Conference and meeting rooms at the Prince Rupert Hotel offer excellent facilities for up to 120 delegates.

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Prince Rupert Hotel - Bedroom Accommodation

All 70 en-suite bedrooms have TV, tea/coffee making facilities, direct dial telephone, hairdryer, heating control, internet access, electric shaver point, 24 hour room service, radio and trouser press. All rooms at the Prince Rupert Hotel are non-smoking.

  • Check-in from 3.00pm
  • Check-out at 11.00am
    Choose from:
  • Standard Single - Single room with 3' bed
  • Petite Double - Small rooms with 4' bed for single occupancy only.
  • Standard Double and Twin
  • Superior Double and Twin - More spacious rooms
  • 15th Century Tudor Rooms - Oak beamed rooms located in the 15th century part of the building. These rooms are spacious with feature beds and full of character. Mixture of double rooms with separate sitting room and large studio style rooms.
  • 12th Century Mansion House Suite - Located in the original Mansion House part of the building dating back to 1150, the Mansion Rooms are individually designed and each named after Prince Ruperts family. All feature either four poster or king sized beds and luxury bathrooms with stand alone baths.
    Family Rooms - There are two options:
  • Double room with 1 single bed
  • Double room with bunk beds
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        Prince Rupert Hotel - Heritage & History

        Situated in the heart of medieval Shrewsbury, the Prince Rupert Hotel was the former home of Prince Rupert of the Rhine, nephew of King Charles I, grandson of James I, great-grandson of Mary, Queen of Scots.

        Privately owned since 1996 by the Matthews family, the hotel has benefited from a significant investment programme. The hotel combines old-world charm with modern comforts and hosts an array of historic period features including 12th century Mansion House and 15th century Tudor bedrooms.

        Prince Rupert Hotel - Map & Directions

        Prince Rupert Hotel

        Butcher Row,
        Shropshire SY1 1UQ

        Tel: +44 (0)1483 776344Fax: +44(0)1483 730202

        By Road

        From the M6 - Exit the M6 at junction 10a (junction T8 on the M6 toll) onto the M54 towards Shrewsbury. Follow the M54 until it joins the A5. Follow the A5, then the A49 and head for the town centre. Proceed over the English Bridge and bear right up Wyle Cop. Go past the Lion Hotel on your left. Fifty yards further on, on your right, a red post box indicates an immediate right turn into Fish Street (caution, narrow street - drive over the pavements). Drive up Fish Street to the front of the Prince Rupert Hotel. If you miss the turning into Fish Street, continue along the High Street and follow the one-way system around the town and approach the Prince Rupert Hotel from Church Street.

        From the A5 - Follow the A5 and then the A458 towards Shrewsbury and head from the town centre. Drive over the Welsh Bridge and bear bear along the Smithfield Road (River on your left). Move into the right hand lane prior to the first set of traffic lights. Once over the lights bear right proceeding to the next set of traffic lights at a T-junction (opposite the castle). Drive over the lights and bear immediate right into Castle Street. Follow the one-way system to the top of Castle Street and around to the left into St. Mary's Street. You will see St. Mary's Church on your left (behind the bus stops). Look immediately to the right and after a few yards take the right turn into Church Street (caution - narrow street over pedestrian paving). Drive along Church Street turning right at the bottom to approach the front entrance of the Prince Rupert Hotel. Should you miss the turning into Church Street, continue ahead moving into the right hand lane and bear right at the T-junction (opposite the Lion Hotel). Proceed slowly taking an immediate right into Fish Street by the red post box.

        The Prince Rupert Hotel offers a valet parking service to and from its own car park, located 3 minutes walk from the hotel. Valet parked vehicles will be parked for you. Both the valet parking service and overnight parking are provided free of charge.

        By Rail and Air

        Rail: Shrewsbury Station (0.5 miles)
        Air: Birmingham International Airport (60 miles)
        Manchaster Airport (63 miles)

        Nearest Cities/Towns

        Shrewsbury (0.00 miles) (0 km)
        Telford (15.00 miles) (24 km)
        Oswestry (18.00 miles) (29 km)
        Bridgnorth (20.00 miles) (32 km)
        Stafford (32.00 miles) (52 km)
        Wolverhampton (32.00 miles) (52 km)
        Walsall (37.00 miles) (60 km)
        Leominster (40.00 miles) (64 km)

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        Prince Rupert Hotel - Guest Amenities

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