Prince Rupert Classic Hotel

A Historic Hotel in Shrewsbury, Shropshire

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Prince Rupert Classic Hotel, Shrewsbury

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The Prince Rupert Classic Hotel is in the heart of Shrewsbury, surrounded by narrow streets and timbered buildings and a short walk from the towns many historic attractions. Once the home of Prince Rupert, the grandson of King James I, the hotel is widely recognised as the towns finest, and dates back to the 12th Century. The hotel offers a choice of restaurants, a garden courtyard and beauty treatments available in the health club.

The perfect base to explore this historic town. A member of Classic British Hotels.

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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.

FREE valet parking is provided to the hotel's private car park.

3 star rating

From: £77.00


  • Hotel Non-Smoking Throughout
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Meeting Facilities
  • Restaurant
  • Gymnasium
  • Sauna
  • Massage
  • Beauty Salon/Manicure
  • Jacuzzi
  • TV
  • Tea/Coffee making facilities in each room
  • Hairdryer in each room
  • Trouser press in each room
  • Telephone In Each Room
  • 24 Hour Room Service
  • Limited room service for hot food
  • Laundry/Valet Service
  • Wake Up Call Available
  • Doctor on call
  • Porter
  • Car Parking Available Offsite
  • Valet Parking
  • In-room Broadband
  • Secretary Service
  • Private dining services
  • Bar
  • Radio

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Shrewsbury Abbey - 0.4 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

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