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The 4-star Shakespeare Hotel is located in Stratford-Upon-Avon, in the heart of Shakespeare Country. The charming 16th century black-and-white gabled inn retains much of its original architectural character, but has also benefited from careful modernization. The hotel has been a meeting place of writers, actors and artists since the 18th century. The Mercure Stratford Upon Avon Hotel offers 78 contemporary guestrooms, many named after the plays and characters of William Shakespeare. Rooms are complete with satellite TV and WiFi is available throughout the hotel. Lunch and dinner can be enjoyed Marco’s New York Italian or you can take drinks and afternoon tea in the Quill Bar and Lounge. Antique furnishings create a mood of relaxed elegance, while personal service and facilities ensure guests want for nothing. The Shakespeare Hotel is located in the center of the town, and within easy reach of attractions, pubs and shops.

The Shakespeare Hotel offers 78 bedrooms, each room has its own unique character, and all are named after the plays and characters of William Shakespeare..

All Guestrooms Feature:

  • Satelite TV
  • Wi-Fi Internet Access
  • Tea & Cofffee Hospitality Tray
  • Radio
  • Work Desk
  • Telephone
  • Iron in Room
  • Trouser Press
  • Minibar
  • Complimentary Toiletries

Marco’s New York Italian:

Adjacent to the Hotel is a New York Italian restaurant by celebrity chef, Marco Pierre White. Marco’s New York Italian is the perfect setting for lunch or dinner; with a large bar and terrace it’s ideal for sitting back and relaxing with drinks.

Marco’s Bar:

Marco’s Bar has a contemporary atmosphere and a great selection of cocktails. It is the perfect location for a relaxing drink with friends.

The Quil Bar & Lounge:

Enjoy a traditional afternoon tea, with delicious homemade scones and clotted cream or freshly cut sandwiches and delicious cakes and in the evening it is the ideal location to meet friends for cocktails or choose a glass of wine.


On The Map: Stratford-upon-Avon is located in Central England, just 40 miles south of Birmingham, and 100 miles northwest of London.

Stratford-upon-Avon is set in the beautiful Warwickshire countryside, on the banks of the river Avon. Stratford boasts an 800 year history – the original Charter of the Town was granted in 1196. While an important market town, Stratford is best known for its very close association with William Shakespeare, and is a major tourist destination. Often regarded as the world’s greatest playwright, Shakespeare was born and grew-up in Stratford. Many of the original buildings from Shakespeare’s era are intact and in excellent condition, thanks to the ongoing preservtion work of the Shakespeare Organisation. Several houses synonymous with Shakespeare are open to the public, including his birthplace & Hall’s Croft, the home of his daughter. The recently remodelled Royal Shakespeare Theatre is located on the banks of the River Avon and is one of Britain’s most important cultural venues. Stratford’s Town Centre contains many fine old buildings on lovely wide streets, and boasts a great variety of shops, bars & restaurants.

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