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Unwind in luxury at this five-star boutique inn in charming Shrewsbury. Its rich history dates back to 1485, when local wool merchants, known as the Shrewsbury Drapers Company, built the impressive timber-framed dwelling as a guild hall. However, the current Draper's was rebuilt on the original site in 1576. As the centuries pass, Drapers Hall remains proud of its heritage. It retains its historic charm, and even some of its original furniture.
The Hall was converted into a hotel, restaurant, and bar in the year 2000. Reviews say it's a popular spot for weddings, relaxing vacations, or an indulgent meal. Guests and locals love frequenting the on-site restaurant, which serves innovative dishes crafted from locally sourced produce. The restaurant meals are on the expensive side, but the obliging hosts will happily substitute dishes from the bar menu. There is no breakfast menu, but that's part of this hotel's charm. Where else would restaurant workers simply ask patrons what they feel like eating?
Each of Drapers's six spacious rooms has its own character. Recent guests report that the gold room has an opulent, old world feel, while the lime room is more modern and playful. The theatrical king-sized walnut room can be booked with the orange room for families and other groups. No matter what suite you pick, you'll be treated to antique furniture and other tasteful touches.
Draper's is in the historic heart of Shrewsbury, and near many of the city's top tourist attractions. Guests enjoy easy access to Attingham Park, Shrewsbury Abbey, Shrewsbury Castle, and Stiperstones Nature Reserve, as well as local pubs and shopping centers.
Just remember that the Hall is a restaurant with rooms, rather than a conventional hotel. You won't get a minibar or shaver points, but you will enjoy first-class service and a comfortable stay.
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TravelPod Member ReviewsDraper's Hall Shrewsbury
A must - we stayed in the lime suite - fantastic - don't be put off by the expensive menu - you can mix and match from the bar menu
The service, food and surroundings is second to non
Don't miss this place !
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