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Darwin's Townhouse

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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 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.
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Non-smoking hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public Wifi
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Accessible rooms
Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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Grade: 97 out of 100
97Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
43Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
69Room tips
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We stayed here on a Saturday night as a last minute getaway. The room was very nicely appointed and the breakfast very good. The communal lounge was a bit cold and the heating definitely needed turning up. We did however have one major snag. Because the reception is only
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Weekend Away with best friend, Darwins didn’t disappoint lovely bedrooms,lounges&honesty bar.....beautifully decorated.Well within walking distance of the shops, and two car parks near by, would definitely come back for another visit, friendly staff and the breakfast had lots of
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We stayed 3 nights at Darwin's Town house. From the moment we arrived we were impressed. Very friendly reception, quirky decor with a Darwin theme and a warm very clean well equipped room. Comfy nights sleep followed by a fabulous breakfast, with a friendly smiling and welcoming
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The Darwin towne house room lovely comfey bed I recommend to say 10 out 10 the breakfast excellent the staff very nice me & my husband loves staying here we be back nere the shop in Shrewsbury Mr Mrs rowson
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I often stay here with work, rarely disappointed by anything. I like the quality of the food and the products. Breakfast is amazing. Slightly disappointed not to get the little brownie and flapjack in my room, although my waist line is grateful. Really friendly staff and feel
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there is a paid parking 50 metres away. free from 6 pm to 8 am
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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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"If you have walking difficulties don’t choose a bedroom on the higher floor"
"Garden room if with a dog or wheelchair otherwise use the main hotel"
"Garden rooms are in a separate block with a walk outside from main building"
"The garden rooms are at the back so away from the main area where there are bars etc"
"Garden rooms are away from the main building overlooking the garden."
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