Thank you so very much for such a lovely stay over the weekend. Everything was just right - lovely rooms, attentive service and a gorgeous meal. Please pass on our compliments to the chef too - I eat out quite a lot in London and the food knocked spots off the last meal we had at a celebrity chef's (who will remain nameless!) restaurant recently.
Hope to be able to stay with you again in the not too distant future, and once again, thanks so much for a brilliant time.
In April 2011, Bob M said:
On behalf of the six of us that stayed at your Hotel last weekend and attended the candle lit ball, I would very much to like thank you so much for the help, attention and advice you kindly gave us that made our stay so welcoming and wonderful. We all thoroughly enjoyed staying at the Hotel and seeing the Shrewsbury sights and your advice was incredibly useful and informative. We loved the Armoury and your shopping and general advice
I would also like to thank your staff who also were wonderful and helpful and would have no hesitation in recommending the Hotel as being the best in Shrewsbury and the surrounding area.
The candle lit ball was superb in every way and just shows that the Albright Hussey Manor can’t just arrange lovely weekends away but can also be relied on to arrange professionally events as well.
Thank you all again
In March 2011, brody11 said:
Just got back from a very relaxing long weekend away. I cannot praise the hotel and it's staff highly enough. We stayed in the Royalist Suite I wish we could have taken the bed home with us so comfy! We had a wonderful meal in the restaurant and the breakfasts were superb. The only down side was that when people walk about it's very noisy as the floorboards creak but that's old houses for you. Just adds to it's charm. If you want a long relaxing stay in beautiful surroundings then this is the hotel for you.
In March 2011, WildeOne43 said:
I got married at the Albright Hussey on 5th February 2011 and I couldn't have asked for more. The day was relaxed and perfect due to the efforts of Paul, Malcolm, David and all the staff who did absolutley everything so I didn't need to. We stayed the night before and had a fantastic meal in the restaurant and from the time I woke up on the day of the wedding I didnt need to think about a thing. We stayed in the Hussey Suite which is amazing - a huge room with separate bathroom and whirlpool bath. All off my guests commented on the facilities and helpfulness of the staff. The weather was terrible but for our firework display umbrellas were handed out and I could not have asked for more. Thank you so much for making it the perfect day (dont listen to the negative reviews - some people have no taste and just cant be pleased - there is nothing about this venue I could criticise - especially the food which is a la carte at its best )
Paul and his staff did a fantastic job of making our stay just perfect. The food in the restaurant is divine and the Hussey Suite is THE place to stay. 11/10.
In February 2011, samnjack said:
We spend last Friday and Saturday nights at the hotel and daughter was married there on the Saturday. The service was faultless and the owners couldn't have done more for us from first looking at the venue right through to the wedding. We had a family room number 14 which had its own lounge and two TV's the bed was comfortable and the place was clean and inviting. I have read some of the previous reports and cannot believe they were talking about the same place. The wedding was wonderful, although the weather outside was blowing a gale and it was raining it did nothing to dampen our spirits Paul even managed to organise the firework display. The food was excellent both at the wedding and the previous evening, breakfast was more than anyone could want. They even have their own delightful Spanish waiter who supports Shrewsbury Town which went down well with my grandson.
Thanks again everyone at the Albright Hussey unfortunately (or maybe fortunately) we only have one daughter so no excuse for another wedding there but we will certainly visit again
Albright Hussey is charming, cosy & quaint and the food is to die for. I give this 10/10.
In January 2011, Richard W said:
Thank you so much for our stay. We had a wonderful meal and everything was 100%. You must be very proud of your hotel and all the staff you have are so lovely.
In December 2010, GG_NW11 said:
In summary "a funny old mix"!
Hotel owned and furnished by an Italian family in I think the 1980s. Some will not find their "taste" to their liking (rather a lot of gilt furniture). However, if you are not used to luxurious hotels then you'll think this is the bees knees. Personally I think it could do with being a little simpler or maybe have genuine antique furniture and less faux / reproduction stuff/busy carpets etc.
There is a fairly bland modern extension out back (how the planners let them attach this to the stunning Tudor original I do not know...(brown envelopes perhaps?). Anyway, when booking ask to be put in "the manor" otherwise you may end up in the modern Barrett like box (a trip across the car park from Reception) and to be frank you could be staying anywhere (Travelodge/Premier Inn etc).
I had room 3 which unfortunately is above the bar and you can hear people talking below, so I was kept awake til 3am the first night. I did email a whinge to the hotel and the manager (owner) rang me and was a) very apologetic b) offered to move me, despite only staying two nights and c) committed to there being no noise the second night (which there wasn't). It was really refreshing to be taken seriously and to be treated courteously=Full marks.
The other thing that to me is the selling feature of this hotel (aside from how the building looks) is the food. Wow. Absolutely stunning. I know my food and this was great quality, not overly fussy but imaginative with fresh quality ingredients. I'm definitely going to return just to have the chef's "platter": Chunkily cut smoked salmon with a wonderful muted colour and deep intense taste, fabulous cured ham, sublime chicken parfait which was almost pudding like, served with fresh salad and various sauces. Stunning.
The manager even gave me a free (large!) glass of wine on the house to apologise for the noise from the bar the previous night.
A wonderful family run hotel - I wish them every success. Keep investing in your rooms tho as some are more fussy than others :-)
In December 2010, Chris G said:
We would like to say a very big thank you on helping make Adam's 21st birthday a super evening. The food and service were excellent and helped to make a special day even more special. All our guests had a wonderful evening. Many thanks.
In December 2010, Louise W said:
Thank you for a lovely day and for such attentive service on Bank Holiday Monday!
In December 2010, Barry D said:
Thank you to David and all the staff at the Albright Hussey for making our special day on the 23rd July even more special.
Everything was absolutely perfect and all our party thoroughly enjoyed the day. We will be seeing you again soon!
In December 2010, Liz C said:
We would like to send our thanks to you for making our daughter's wedding such a wonderful occasion. We had so many people say what an exceptional wedding it was and everyone enjoyed the day.
Thank you to all at the Albright Hussey!
In November 2010, WanderingDutchman said:
Stayed at the hotel for one night.
It is a lovely hotel with great food and service, but make sure you get a room in the old house, because the new block (main part of the hotel) has paper-thin walls and you can hear every word / noise from the adjoining rooms, which can be a little bit embarrassing!
In November 2010, SarahNorthLondon said:
We got married there on 16th October and the whole day was faultless. From initial contact until the end of the day the service was impeccable. Our contact Paul took all of the worry out of the day, right down to the finest detail. We just turned up and they made everything perfect. The staff/service was first class and all of our needs were taken care of. The food was excellent (and our guests agree), the grounds are beautiful and the honeymoon suite was superb. I did see some rooms in the new block that friends/family were staying in and despite previous reviews I think they were perfectly ok. Dinner on the night before the wedding and breakfast were excellent.
I highly recommend this hotel for a wedding venue and thank you to Paul and all the staff for helping to make it such a special day.
In November 2010, Rachael O said:
Thank you so much for giving us our perfect wedding. You were all fantastic right from the start and we had the most amazing day. We certainly picked the best venue in Shropshire!
In November 2010, Joan L said:
Graham and I would like to extend to your and all your staff our most grateful thanks and appreciation of the way in which you made Jane and Neil's Wedding Day so special. The whole of the time spent with you in your care was great - everything ran so smoothly, the food was wonderful and the ambiance so warm and friendly. What more could one ask for!
The comments from guests were just as positive - it was never more true to say that a good time was had by all. We are also very delighted with the idea of the Brunch. An excellent solution for the "morning after" and also allowing us to once more meet up with friends and family.
So, a very, very big thank you. We really are thrilled and delighted that you provided an excellent venue and excellent service for our daughter's wedding.
In November 2010, theoie said:
stayed at the Hussey for 2 days whilst on business in Shrewsbury and was again agreeably surprised by the welcome and general level of service. Staff all friendly, good food and comfy rooms, the manager even remembered me from my last visit. Will definitely be back.
In October 2010, Felicity J said:
We enjoyed a wonderful meal and night out at the Albright Hussey restaurant. Sometimes you just don't want to venture in to town. This is a top alternative to central Shrewsbury restaurants; still easy to get to, plenty of (free) parking and very high quality food and service.
In October 2010, Katherine and Simon H said:
Thank you so much for all your hard work organising our wedding reception and the fantastic job everyone did on the day. Everything ran so smoothly and we couldn't have wished for more professional, organised and friendly people to look after us.
Each element of the day was perfect and the food was just divine! Everyone had such a wonderful time and thought the venue was amazing.
This was truly a day to be remembered always.
In October 2010, Tachyporus said:
I suspect this is a hotel of two halves. We stayed in the Royalist suite in the old part of the hotel and the quality could not be faulted. The larger part of the hotel is a very recent extension and from the outside looks like a travel lodge, although we did not see the inside of the rooms. The attention from staff was second to none and the evening meal was superb, and reasonably priced. I stay in hotels across the UK, and many in Europe, for business and pleasure and I would have no hesitation in staying here again (certainly in the old part of the building), or dining in the restaurant.
In September 2010, silvergate said:
Located in the country side north of Shrewsbury, surrounded by green pasture land the four star Albright Hussey Manor Hotel is nevertheless easy to find, especially with a GPS. The original manor house dating back to 1524 has been lovingly restored and is filled with antique furnishings, clocks, paintings and implements. With its beautiful gardens it is a popular venue for weddings, and its classy wood beamed restaurant serves excellent food, including a chocolate mousse to die for. Service from check-in to dinner and breakfast is rendered graciously with an apparent attitude of wanting to please. Ample free parking on site is available, and a computer terminal with free internet access is available for guest use.
Depending on one's preference, rooms are available in the classic old manor house or in the newer, modern annex. Our nicely furnished ground floor room in the annex with comfortable twin beds and a modern bath was as quiet as can be. One could hear a pin drop, very different from what other reviewers have noted. The rate of 95GBP included breakfast and is commensurate with what is offered. Should we be again in the area in the future, we would look no further but gladly stay here again
In September 2010, Jennifer R said:
To Paul, Dave and all the staff at the Albright Hussey.... Thank you so much for making our wedding day the most perfect and special day of our lives.
From the very first time we came to view the Hussey you have always made us feel like a priority. Your help in planning the day was priceless. It was so nice to know we were talking to people with plenty of experience!
The day itself was more perfect than we could have imagined. The venue was beautiful and your staff were just fantastic. My dad mentioned you all in his speech and I'm so glad he did because you were such an amazing team. Especially the lady who helped me with my dress right before I walked down the aisle! Thank you to her for helping with my nerves!
The food was delicious. Lots of the guests commented on the quality and the service.
You were all just fantastic and I know all your hard work made our day so special. Thank you.
In September 2010, brianandgill69 said:
My wife and I have just returned from a delightful weekend in Shropshire staying at the superb Albright Hussey Hotel.
Being over 500 years old main part of this enchanting hotel and restaurant is steeped in history. Although a tasteful modern section has been added that doesn’t detract from the original picturesque manor house for those with a love of more contemporary furnishings.
Overlooking the moat and beautiful gardens our accommodation was the fabulous Royalist Suite complete leaded glass windows magnificent oak beams and a beautifully carved king sized four poster bed.
The food and service in the gorgeous restaurant can only described as exquisite as the chief here really excels both with presentation and flavour.
The hotel staff are thoughtful and considerate providing the perfect blend of friendliness without being fussy or over attentive.
All in all the perfect place to enjoy a romantic relaxing weekend away while charming Shropshire countryside.
In August 2010, thelegendnedk said:
I do not understand how this hotel has a four star status it's not for the food, breakfast did not meet Little Chef standard
Dining room was excellent and very comfortable, disapointing menu / food !
The disabled room was fitted with a standard bath and shower (guests would have to step over and stand in bath to shower) not very disabled friendly
Very cold bathroom ! @ ground floor room with easy access overlooking car park view
Nice welcoming and attentive receptionist Thank you