About the The Shakespeare Hotel Stratford
The Mercure Shakespeare Hotel Stratford-upon-Avon is set in an excellent location right at the heart of Stratford-upon-Avon. The Tudor building has an attractive and striking exterior, and provides the ideal venue in which to hold a meeting or conference in Stratford upon Avon. The Shakespeare is also suitable for a weekend getaway in this historic Warwickshire town, or even for a stopover on the way through the region.
Stratford upon Avon has built a prestigious heritage over the years and the Shakespeare Hotel fits in well with the traditions of the town. This is in part thanks to its unique grade I listing, which gives it the highest standard of ’outstanding’. From the open fire in the lobby reception area, through to the meeting rooms behind the number 10 door and the classy bedrooms, The Shakespeare offers only the best in quality and service.
Shakespeare Hotel Stratford-upon-Avon Location
The Shakespeare Hotel’s position in south Warwickshire ensures visitors can easily reach local villages and the Cotswold Hills, and all that Stratford has to offer is on the hotel’s doorstep. Of course, Stratford-upon-Avon was made famous by Shakespeare’s association with the town. There are a number of aspects which pay testament to this heritage, including Shakespeare’s Birthplace, the Royal Shakespeare Theatre and the Shakespearience Theatre.
The four-star hotel has a convenient location. It is accessible via Birmingham Airport, which is fewer than 20 miles away. Stratford train station is just a mile from the front door. If travelling by car the best route is via the M40. Limited onsite car parking is available for an additional charge.
Facilities at the Shakespeare Hotel Stratford-upon-Avon
There are more than 70 guest rooms at the Mercure Shakespeare Hotel. Each is en suite and uniquely named after a character from one of the writer’s many plays. There are all sorts of different types of room available, all of which feature a number of amenities and modern comforts.
The Shakespeare offers two dining areas for visitors to choose between. The main dining venue is the hotel’s award-winning restaurant, which serves international-style cuisine. Within the bar and lounge, on the other hand, guests can enjoy some afternoon tea or a couple of drinks in the evening.
For meetings and events there are three different facilities at the Shakespeare Hotel Stratford-upon-Avon. The largest space can accommodate for around 100 people in a reception format. The room names continue the play theme and are complemented by top conference equipment and business support services.
- Number of bedrooms: 78
- Number of conference rooms: 3
- Restaurants and bars: Othello Restaurant, Quil Bar & Lounge
- Internet access: Wireless Internet
- Car parking: Chargeable onsite parking (limited)
- Nearest rail: Stratford-upon-Avon train station, 0.5 mile