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The Castle Hotel
Market Square,
Bishop's Castle
Shropshire
SY9 5BN
England
01588 638403
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Good Hotel Guide Review

‘We thoroughly enjoyed our stay – and our dog loved it, too.’ Teeming with pastoral character, Henry and Rebecca Hunter’s ‘well-presented’, refurbished 300-year-old hotel, built on an ancient castle bailey, is a refuge for walkers and cyclists seeking good-value Shropshire accommodation – and a fine selection of real ales to go with it. It is co-owned with Henry Hunter’s parents, who own Pen-y-Dyffryn, Oswestry (see main entry). Climb the fine Georgian staircase to reach ‘excellent’, individually designed bedrooms in a variety of sizes and styles. At lunch and dinner, enjoy chef Steve Bruce’s bistro food in the casual bar areas or, more formally, in the ‘handsome’ oak-panelled restaurant (a fresh fish menu is added on Thursday and Friday). On sunny days, step outside: the large enclosed garden has a terrace with a pergola for alfresco dining. 3 bars (open fires; traditional pub games), dining room. Garden with fish pond, patio, terrace. Free Wi-Fi, in-room TV (Freeview). In-room spa treatments. Bicycle storage, mud room. No background music. Parking. Children (extra bed £25 per night) and dogs welcomed. 12 bedrooms (2 family rooms). Per room B&B £75–£190, D,B&B £102–£245. Closed Christmas Day.

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20% off Summer Special Offer

Stay any midweek night (Sunday to Thursday inclusive) from August 20th until October 31st 2017 and get 20% OFF Dinner, Bed & Breakfast rates. Prices start from just £70 per person per night, and include a three-course evening meal per person. Book online now via the website http://www.thecastlehotelbishopscastle.co.uk/, call 01588 638403 or email stay@thecastlehotelbishopscastle.co.uk to book your stay. Offer Terms & Conditions: Offer is available on any night Sunday to Thursday, subject to availability; not available for single occupancy; dogs welcome and stay free of charge. Please mention the Good Hotel Guide when booking.

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The Castle Hotel
Market Square,
Bishop's Castle
Shropshire
SY9 5BN

Guest comments

'A lovely country hotel with a history and lots of character. Our room had been modernised to very good standards and tastefully done. The food was excellent and the staff catered well for my gluten allergy. Being on top of the hill and central to the the town, the hotel has lovely views and there are great walks round and about. The only downside is the size of the car park ' - Barry Johnson - June, 2017
'Lovely clean comfortable hotel. Excellent staff. Great food.Extremely dog friendly. Your dog can sit with you whilst you eat and drink in the bar. A very relaxed atmosphere. ' - Anne Sprason - May, 2017
'Excellent food, service and accommodation. easy access to walking . ' - Laura Heath - September, 2016
'Impeccably restored hotel, with great character yet also very comfortable. Excellent bar and wonderful food. We shall certainly be returning to this glorious corner of England ' - Charles Scott Scott - July, 2016

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