first time i have used a holiday inn, was pleasently surprised by everything , pleasent helpful staff, nice firm comfortable bed, i thought this is to good to be true, went for breakfast next morning, yet again i was welcomed by staff , the breakfast was great , especially the eggs,beans,sausage and toast , more please.
The Hampton by Hilton Shrewsbury is located on the outskirts of one of the finest medieval market towns close to the Welsh …More
I have always enjoyed The Lion since my first visit in 1957. It's probably better now than it was more than 50 years ago but the character and integrity remains. I had a 3rd floor room with a wonderful view of Wyle Cop and the Long Mynd on the horizon. If you need swimming pools,
Fitness centres, jacuzzis and health spas, this is not for you. Of course the staircase and floorboards creak, and the single lift is ancient and slow but it is 400 years old - well perhaps the lift is a bit younger at 299 years. Breakfasts were perfect with attentive and polite waiting staff and food quality very good. Bedroom, more than adequate and supremely comfortable four poster bed. Well equipped full size bath and shower and endless supply of teas and coffee.
I enjoyed it more than ever.
The room was clean and spacious. Everything was as it should be! Checking in and out was quick and trouble free. The breakfast included was delicious and just what was needed.
My one criticsm - and given the age of the building this is more of an observation - is that the route from entrance to the room was rather circuitous/labyrinthine. While the way to the rooms was well signed the reverse route was not quite so clear. As that is the only *slightly* negative comment to make that should indicate the high regard in which I now hold the OPO. When I return to Shrewsbury I will look to stay here again!
Went to visit Wroxeter Vineyard and sought an inexpensive local hotel through the internet.
The The Mytton & Mermaid Hotel had availability at a reasonable price and the reviews were quite good overall.
What we discovered was a nice and friendly hotel/restaurant/pub sitting on the banks of the River Severn.
The staff were welcoming and the atmosphere was good although check in after 3:00pm is a bit on the late side.
We ate in the restaurant in the evening and the food was first class as was the service and it really had a nice Gastro feel to the whole evening.
The English breakfast was also excellent and overall, we had a really good and enjoyable break.
Thanks go to the staff who really make an effort to demonstrate hospitality.
Lovely room, staff and restaurant. Unfortunately I was awoken at 23:40 with my bed shaking from the washing machine being used underneath me and having an early start and a 4 hour drive home this was the last thing I needed. Also it stated a full breakfast when booking and the breakfast was far from full. I was offered crackers, a pastry, a tiny flap jack or a bowl of cereal.
Perfect hotel to visit above attraction. We had a basic double room which was roomy and light with one of the most comfortable beds in any hotel we have stayed in. Staff always helpful and friendly. Breakfast plentiful and good choices. We only ate dinner on one of the 3 nights we stayed and that was room service, all good. Lots of people staying for the golf and everyone we met was very sociable and fun - no cliquey golf types! For either the golf or The Follies, a great place to stay - also for exploring the area further, which we also did. Highly recommend.
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