The list below is provided for your assistance. It is not intended as a list of recommended accommodation but these hotels and guesthouses have been used in the past by delegates to Smithers Rapra Training Courses and found to be satisfactory.
Whilst effort is made to ensure that the prices quoted are correct, they are subject to change at any time and it is recommended that you check when making your reservation. Please advise that you are visiting Smithers Rapra when booking to take advantage of business rates.
(All hotel prices are for single rooms with en suite facilities). None of the hotels is within walking distance of Smithers Rapra, but taxis are available from various companies in Shrewsbury.
Hotels in Shrewsbury:(Approx. 7 miles/11 km South West of Shawbury)
Shrewsbury is one of England's finest medieval market towns, birthplace of Charles Darwin, with many fine examples of Tudor and pre-Tudor buildings; cobbled streets and passages. Set in a loop of the river Severn, it has a Castle, Abbey, a large park - 'The Quarry', and many good restaurants.
Abbots Mead Hotel(A grade II listed Georgian Town House situated between the River Severn and the old Town Walls)
9-10 St. Julians Friars
Telephone: 01743 235281
Fax: 01743 369133
(Restaurant in hotel. Car parking) Free wireless internet access.
Hampton by Hilton(Easy access to M54/M6, about 10 minute drive from Shrewsbury town centre.)
Shrewsbury Business Park
Telephone: 01743 276020 or 0797
Fax: 01743 276039
Bookings made 21 days in advance offer up to 20% discount but are non-refundable. Free on-site parking. Free internet access. Cafe-Bar on premises. Fitness room available for residents’ use.
Lord Hill Hotel(Easy access to link road and motorways, approx. 20 minutes walk or very short taxi ride from town centre)
Telephone: 01743 232601
Fax: 01743 369734
(Restaurant in hotel) Ample Car parking.
Prince Rupert Hotel(Hotel in side-street town centre location)
Telephone: 01743 499955
Fax: 01743 357306
(Restaurant in hotel) No parking outside hotel, except for checking in, chauffeur parking system. (All bedrooms are non smoking) Easy access to shops and restaurant
Hotels outside of Shrewsbury:
Albright Hussey Manor Hotel(The Albright Hussey Manor Hotel and Restaurant is a 16th century, privately- run, moated manor house. Here you can enjoy four-poster rooms, spa baths and award winning food.)
Telephone: 01939 290523
Fax: 01939 291143
approx. 3 miles north-west of Shrewsbury Albright Hussey is ideally situated just on the outskirts of the historic town of Shrewsbury.
Albrighton Hall Hotel(approx. 4 miles north-west of Shrewsbury)
Telephone: 01939 291000
(Restaurant in hotel) Hotel with large landscaped gardens and lake; gymnasium swimming pool. Ample parking space. Please quote RapraCP when making your reservation.
Hawkstone Park Hotel(Situated between Shrewsbury and Whitchurch off the A49, A41 and A442 and within easy reach of the M54, M6 and M56)
Telephone: 01939 200611
Fax: 01939 200311
(Subject to availability) Ample free parking. All bedrooms non-smoking. 3 Golf Courses. Snooker Tables. Walking attraction open seasonally. Good proximity to Manchester & Liverpool airports. Please quote 'Rapra' when making your reservation.
Rosehill Manor(Family run hotel set in 1 1/2 acres of private gardens approx. 9 miles from Shawbury)
Telephone: 01630 638532/637000
Fax: 01630 637008
Restaurant on premises
Saracens Restaurant and Hotel(An eighteenth century grade 2 listed coaching Inn situated in Hadnell village 5 miles east of Shawbury)
Telephone: 01939 210877
Fax: 01939 210877
Restored ‘Wellington Dining Room’, dedicated to the memory of Sir Royland Hill, who led the charge at the battle of Waterloo, buried in the Church opposite.
The Old Rectory Hotel(A former Georgian Rectory built in 1804 standing in 3.5 acres of grounds situated in the village of Wem 5 miles north west of Shawbury)
Lowe Hill Road
Telephone: 01939 233233
Fax: 01939 233266
(All bedrooms and restaurant are non smoking) All rooms are en suit and some with Wireless Broadband. Please quote Rapra when making your reservation.
Travelodge Shrewsbury Battlefield Hotel(approx. 4 miles south of Shawbury)
Telephone: 0870 191 1620
King size beds, en-suite bathrooms, colour TV, tea/coffee facilities, breakfast available, parking on site. Smoking & non-smoking rooms, Internet access (dial up via customer laptop)
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