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Darwin's Townhouse

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Dining (11)
Certificate of Excellence
Overview
37 St. Julians Friars, Shrewsbury SY1 1XL England See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Bar/Lounge
Pets Allowed
Accessible rooms
5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed here for my Birthday on 30th December 2018. We were greeted by a lovely, polite lady who informed us of the local attractions and restaurants. A beautiful building with gorgeous Christmas decorations and fab honesty bar. Will definitely be back soon! Thank you...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Beccatyner
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good location being central Shrewsbury, friendly staff, clean, suit couples, families, folk with dogs and wheelchair users. Great choice of breakfasts. Super Darwin theme throughout. I will definitely be returning.

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Martyn A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have visited Shrewsbury a couple of times and never stopped overnight. My husband found this place and what a gem it is. The whole hotel is based on the theme of Darwin, ornaments, furnishings and pictures. The staff were welcoming and friendly and the...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank habbott64
Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

Boxing off the Christmas shopping. Shrewsbury is such a great place to go with so many independent retailers there, and the Darwin’s Townhouse is superbly situated. The public car park is not far from this boutique BandB and not too pricey. Darwin’s Townhouse is perfectly...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank PhilAndrea69
Response from DDitella, Front Office Manager at Darwin's TownhouseResponded December 10, 2018

Hi Phil, Thank you so much for such a kind review, we really appreciate it. I am so glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us, we are very lucky to have such a brilliant location - completely central and a stones throw from...More

Reviewed December 5, 2018 via mobile

I have stayed numerous times in this lovely privately owned hotel and can not find fault, the service is unfailingly professional and friendly, the rooms are spotless, plus they serve the best breakfast in Shrewsbury!More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank PennyBristol
Response from DDitella, Front Office Manager at Darwin's TownhouseResponded December 6, 2018

Hi Penny, Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a glowing review, it makes all the hard work our staff put in worthwhile. I have to agree with you on the breakfast comment, I will pass your compliments to our wonderful chef....More

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About
Description
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 More 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. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Bar/Lounge
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Beachfront
Restaurant
Spa
Pool
Room Service
Free Parking
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
20
Price range
US$94 - US$190 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Sandford House Hotel
Also Known As
Sandford Hotel Shrewsbury
Location
United Kingdom > England > Shropshire > Shrewsbury
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
20
Price range
US$94 - US$190 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Sandford House Hotel
Also Known As
Sandford Hotel Shrewsbury
Location
United Kingdom > England > Shropshire > Shrewsbury
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Room & Suite (26)
Dining (11)
Pool & Beach (2)
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Daphne B
March 14, 2016|
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Response from trackeritrack | Reviewed this property |
there is a paid parking 50 metres away. free from 6 pm to 8 am
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Debbie W
May 29, 2015|
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Response from sandfordshrewsbury | Property representative |
We would love to accommodate you , but you need to telephone the hotel so we can make all the necessary arrangements and get your reservation confirmed . Thankyou for your review
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Nickshrews1
May 19, 2015|
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Response from sandfordhouse99 | Property representative |
The best thing to do is to telephone the hotel, where we can get your personal details and the Charity you are representing and we will do our upmost to deal with your request .This can only be done by telephone.
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Room Tips
"Garden room if with a dog or wheelchair otherwise use the main hotel"
966martyna
2 weeks ago
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"Garden rooms are in a separate block with a walk outside from main building"
GWDA058
Nov. 26, 2018
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"The garden rooms are at the back so away from the main area where there are bars etc"
donaldl304
Nov. 21, 2018
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"Garden rooms are away from the main building overlooking the garden."
842amyl
Oct. 1, 2018
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