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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stopped here for a midweek trip to Shrewsbury and noticed their deal for a one night stay, bubbly on arrival, a three course meal at either of their sister sites as well as breakfast for £129 for two people. Extremely worth it considering the standard of the hotel and its location in the town. Amazing service on arrival, beautifully decorated...

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This hotel was absolutely spot on for what my friends and I wanted. As 3 adult females we have found it hard to book a hotel room we can all share (some hotels won't let 3 adults book a family room). This was one of the primary reasons why we booked this hotel. Our room was in the annex and...

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

The young lady on reception was very professional and even carried our bags to our room.the room was small but modern and well presented. The breakfast was 10/10 and the dinning area was bright and welcoming.

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delhi
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Negatives dont stay on the garden rooms groundfloor. Anyine walks on the 1st floor and yur sleep ia ruined. The postives fantastic service, awesome breakfast, nice rooms, good location to explore the town and a nice honesty bar. Be careful whilst driving in as one mistake and you could spend 15 mins more due to the one way. Nice bath...

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Travelzoo have unearthed a real little gem here!! We spotted this B&B on a recent visit to Shrewsbury & thought it looked charming & interesting, so we were delighted when Travelzoo offered a deal. We were certainly not disappointed! The friendly & informative welcome unlocked a delightful easy & comfortable home from home with a really lovely bedroom, two informal...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

From the second we walked through the door we loved this place. The staff were very helpful, place was clean, location excellent. We only stayed one night but if we visit Shrewsbury again we will stay here. The breakfast was cooked to a reasonable time (until 10) and was delicious, the variety of food available was surprising. Normally I can...

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Thank Dom S
Shrewsbury, UK
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Darwins is a great location for Shrewsbury town centre, tucked away down a quiet side street. I stayed here for 1 night, the night before my wedding. The team at Darwin's were so helpful, they left a bottle of prosecco in the room for me, and even offered to pick up the flowers! Not to mention to how beautiful the...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here last week booked through Travelzoo on arrival shown around the hotel are room was outside in the garden area but attached to the hotel room 20 in our deal was a bottle of proessco waiting for us nice treat.Husband Said he didn't sleep well as our room was below the lounge and he heard other guests walking around...

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Reviewed 18 February 2017

This is a thoroughly charming house decorated with a Darwinian theme throughout - quirky and individual. Our room was spotlessly clean and the bed was comfortable; it was generously equipped with teas & coffees and everything worked. The breakfast was excellent, as were the staff we encountered. There is an honesty bar which seemed popular although we did not use...

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Leigh, Lancashire
Reviewed 8 February 2017

We booked via Booking.com -£100 for 2 nights B&B for 2 people. On arrival we were upgraded from the garden rooms to the main building at no extra cost! The room was clean, warm, comfortable & big enough. The whole place had a wonderful ambience - the staff were very friendly & helpful. The full breakfast was yummy & the...

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  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 winin 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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Darwin's Townhouse

Address: 37 St. Julians Friars, Shrewsbury SY1 1XL, England (Formerly Sandford House Hotel)
Region: United Kingdom > England > Shropshire > Shrewsbury
Price Range: $115 - $244 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Darwin's Townhouse 5*
Number of rooms: 20
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Sandford Hotel Shrewsbury
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“The triple room had 3 SINGLE beds which was excellent!”
 of 5 bubbles tahnee902017, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The rooms in the main house are beautiful!”
 of 5 bubbles tan_gerine77, 28 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Overlooking the rear garden is pleasant and quiet.”
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“Book a superior room or suite. Some rooms are small. I booked the suite. The room was quite large. Great view of the garden.”
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