The Old Post Office

1 Milk StreetSY1 1SZShrewsburyUnited Kingdom
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About The Old Post Office

This charming old pub located in the heart of Shrewsbury has six nicely appointed rooms and a banquet room to host large parties and events.

Each of the rooms has a TV, tea and coffee making facilities, and free Wi-Fi. They are furnished with lovely, solid pine furniture.

The hotel caters to cyclists with secure bike lock-up and washing and drying facilities. Entertainment is available some nights in the pub downstairs. They also offer baggage storage and ironing facilities.

The bar, beer garden, and restaurant are all excellent places to eat during your stay. A fully cooked breakfast is included in the price of the room.

Most of the attractions in Shrewsbury are very close by to the pub. It's just a short walk to Shrewsbury Abbey, Rowley's House Museum, and Shrewsbury Castle. There are many shops, restaurants, museums, and cinemas nearby.


1 Milk Street, SY1 1SZ, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44(1743)236019 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • Conference rooms
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Hotel bar
  • Nightclub
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Restaurant
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Bathroom with shower
  • Central heating
  • Electric kettle
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Internet
  • Ironing board
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

For children

  • Child / Baby cot

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 15:00
  • Check-out: 10:00

Positive Reviews

It won't cost you an arm and a leg.

This may not be the place for guests expecting luxury accommodations. It's nothing fancy, but it's a fair price for a perfectly decent night's stay. The low nightly rate even includes a tasty hot breakfast in the morning. Overall guests found it to be a g

You'll rest easy in their comfy beds.

Many guests commented on how very comfortable the beds are. The beds are soft, with new mattresses and solid heritage pine frames. Guests particularly appreciated the clean, fleece bedspreads, commenting that they preferred them to the unwashed duvet you’

You'll enjoy their tasty, affordable meals.

From the complimentary breakfast to the evening meal, guests greatly enjoyed the food offered at The Old Post Office. Guests also appreciated their prices, and many took advantage of their "Two for ten pounds" special menu. The portion size is also report

Negative Reviews

Big surprise The rooms over the pub are noisy.

The Old Post Office is an older building with some of the rooms directly over the pub. As such, there were many complaints from guests who were bothered by the noise caused by parties, bands, and general pub traffic. Previous guests recommend that you can

Parking can be a bit of a hassle.

The pub does not have its own parking lot available to guests. Instead, most guests chose to park in the paid lot about a ten-minute walk form the pub. While this didn't bother some people, others found it to be too much of an inconvenience.

You may have to share a bathroom.

Only some of the rooms have their own, en suite bathroom. The other rooms share a common bathroom, a fact that bothered some guests.

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8.1 out of 10 based on 597 reviews