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The Shrewsbury Hotel, Shrewsbury

J D Wetherspoon opened The Shrewsbury Hotel, the first hotel in the company, in 1998.

We are located in the heart of Shrewsbury, overlooking the River Severn.

The Shrewsbury Hotel is an ideal place to stay for families, leisure and business.

From £62.50 per night


01743 236203


Bridge Place, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England, SY1 1PU


The hotel has 22 bedrooms, all en suite, with a shower above the bath. All rooms have tea- and coffee-making facilities, complimentary bottled water, Freeview television and unlimited free Wi-Fi (in the bar area also).

We pride ourselves on our excellent customer service, and you will experience a warm and friendly welcome in both our hotel and adjoining pub.

Please note that the hotel does not have a lift. If you have any questions regarding accessibility, contact the hotel.

  • room_service24-hour reception
  • showerBath and shower
  • child_friendlyChildren welcome
  • waterComplimentary water
  • showerEn suite
  • more_timeExpress check-out
  • family_restroomFamily rooms
  • live_tvFreeview TV
  • ironIron and ironing board
  • luggageLuggage storage
  • local_cafeTea and coffee facilities
  • wifiUnlimited free Wi-Fi
  • person_offUnmanned reception
View along the river Severn to the English Bridge, Shrewsbury and a church and prominent willow tree

Local attractions

Shrewsbury is an historic market town, located within the loop of the River Severn, the town centre having a largely unaltered medieval theme. The town features over 660 historic listed buildings, including several examples of timber framing from the 15th and 16th century.

The local Quarry park is only a short walk away, with award-winning gardens and scenic walks along the riverside to the far end of the town. The hotel looks over to the River Severn, where there are many places to relax and explore, including the Sabrina boat trip.

Shrewsbury Castle, a red sandstone castle fortification, and Shrewsbury Abbey, a former Benedictine monastery, were founded in 1074 and 1083, respectively, by the Norman Earl of Shrewsbury, Roger de Montgomery. Charles Darwin was born in The Mount, in the Frankwell area of Shrewsbury. 

There are museums, churches, stunning parks and walks. There is also a leisure centre a five-minute walk away, an open-top tour bus to Ironbridge – through Shrewsbury – and unique, quirky little shops, as well as main chain stores, many cafés/bistros spread along the cobbled streets and lively nightlife. Shrewsbury is a perfect location for exploring.

Local transport

Local taxis are available. Buses run regularly to all area of the Midlands, plus to the Welsh coast; there are National Express coach pick-up points for London. 

Nearest airports: 60 miles to Birmingham; 67 miles to Liverpool. 

Rail links: 54 minutes to Chester; 56 minutes to Birmingham New Street; 76 minutes to Manchester; 29 minutes to Crewe; 165 minutes to London Euston. 

Nearest motorway links: M6 40 miles (approximately).


There are no parking facilities on site – contact the hotel regarding parking.


We are a five-minute walk from the railway station and bus station – follow the Smithfield Road and we are at the end, opposite the Welsh Bridge.

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Non-refundable advance purchase rates, available to book direct on the telephone, this website and our app.

Unwind at our authentic Wetherspoon pubs

Every hotel is also attached to a Wetherspoon pub, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, including club deals (such as Curry Club® and Steak Club®) and a range of hot, soft and alcoholic drinks, all conveniently located for hotel guests to enjoy during their stay with us.

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