As you set your sights on Stratford Upon Avon as a holiday destination, make sure to get a great place to stay. The Shakespeare Hotel Stratford is one of those grand Stratford hotels that can guarantee you excellent accommodation and cosy rooms.

Shakespeare Hotel Stratford

About The Mercure Shakespeare Hotel Stratford

With its striking and attractive exterior, The Shakespeare Hotel Stratford stands majestically in an excellent location right at the heart of Stratford-Upon Avon. This Tudor building is the ideal venue for conferences or meetings. Also, the place is befitting for a weekend getaway or even for a stop-over on the way through the region.

To compensate with the prestigious heritage the town of Stratford-Upon-Avon has established, The Shakespeare Hotel saw to it that it fits well with the traditions of the town. The hotel has been able to achieve a unique grade I listing which gives it the highest standard of ‘outstanding’. From the meeting rooms behind door-number 10 to the open fire in the lobby reception area, The Mercure Shakespeare Hotel brings only the best in quality and service.

Location and Access

This four-star hotel is accessible via the Birmingham Airport which is fewer than 20 miles. On the other hand, the town’s train station is just a mile from the hotel’s front door.Taking the M40 route is advisable when traveling by car.

Since the hotel lies in the south of the county, hotel guests can easily reach the local villages and the Cotswold Hills. This is quite very advantageous to its guests since all that Stratford has to offer is on the venue’s doorstep! The Shakespeare houses and The Royal Shakespeare Theatre are two of the town’s attractions that are just nearby.

Mercure Stratford

Bedrooms, Meetings and Dinings at the Shakespeare Hotel Stratford

The Shakespeare Hotel has more than 74 guest rooms. It includes single, double, twin, family, executive, superior and 4 poster rooms, as well as a choice of 8 luxurious suites. Each of these rooms is ensuite and is uniquely named after a character from Shakespeare’s plays. Available in the hotel are all sorts of varying types of rooms, all of which offer a number of modern comforts and amenities. To add more character to the hotel, The Shakespeare have selected rooms and corridors that have uneven and at times slanting floors to add to the rounded flavour.

In terms of the hotel’s meetings and events area, 7 different facilities are offered —- the largest of which is able to accommodate around a hundred people in a reception format. Still, the room names continue the Shakespearean play theme and are complemented with business support services and top conference equipment.

There are two restaurants that the Shakespeare Hotel houses. Visitors can choose between one that serves international style and tasting cuisine; while the other offers a regional choice of food stemming from closer to home. The available bar and lounge is where visitors can enjoy some afternoon tea, refreshments or a couple of drinks in the evening.

Hotel Rooms and Facilities:

  • 2 Restaurants
  • 74 Rooms
  • Bar
  • Car Parking (limited – at an extra cost)
  • Conference Rooms
  • Wireless Internet Access (in selected rooms)

Room Amenities:

  • Air-conditioning
  • Bath and shower (en suite)
  • Hairdryer
  • Mini Bar
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephones
  • Televisions

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Another excellent hotel within walking distance of the centre of Stratford upon Avon is The Swan’s Nest Hotel Stratford, located adjacent to the bridge on the south side of the River Avon.