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Overview of Abel's Harp

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Abel's Harp

3 out of 5
Guests rated this property 3.5/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Housekeeping

Explore the area

    Popular LocationCarding Mill Valley and the Long Mynd39 min drive
    Popular LocationIron Bridge45 min drive
    Popular LocationDavid Austin Roses50 min drive

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Double Room, Ensuite (Hunt Room)

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Double Bed

Double Room, Ensuite (Feathers Room)

5/5 guest room rating
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Double Bed

Double Room, Ensuite (Callow Room)

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Double Bed

Double Room, Ensuite (Sky Room)

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Double Bed

Chalet, Shared Bathroom

No guest room rating
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Double Bed

Double Room, Ensuite (Garden Room)

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Double Bed

About this area


Abel's Harp is located in Shrewsbury. Glyndwr's Way and Church Stretton Teme Leisure Centre are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those looking for area attractions can visit Glansevern Hall Gardens and Powis Castle and Garden.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Montgomery Castle - 19 min drive
  • Powis Castle and Garden - 25 min drive
  • Carding Mill Valley and the Long Mynd - 39 min drive
  • Iron Bridge - 45 min drive
  • David Austin Roses - 50 min drive

Getting around

  • Welshpool Station - 22 min drive


  • Where to eat
  • Venue 1 – Restaurant with a bar.

About this property

Abel's Harp

3-star bed & breakfast with free breakfast and restaurant
Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free bed & breakfast has a bar/lounge and a meeting room. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, an arcade/games room, wedding services and a garden are on-site. This bed & breakfast has 12 rooms.
Abel's Harp offers 12 forms of accommodation. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Property amenities


  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi and wired Internet

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site

Food and drink

  • Free breakfast available
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar

Things to do

  • Arcade/games room

Family friendly

  • Arcade/games room


  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • English

Business services

  • 1 meeting room


  • Garden


  • Hot tub


  • Smoke-free property

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The price per-night is based on the lowest price found within the past 24 hours for the next 30 nights. All prices include taxes and fees and are based on a 1-night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.



Check-in from 3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10:30 AM


Dogs only

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Payment types at the property

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts debit or credit cards and credit cards

We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including stag and hen parties

Property is also known as

Abel's Harp Hotel Shrewsbury
Abel's Harp Hotel
Abel's Harp Shrewsbury
Abel's Harp Inn Shrewsbury
Abel's Harp Inn Shrewsbury
Abel's Harp Inn
Abel's Harp Shrewsbury
Inn Abel's Harp Shrewsbury
Shrewsbury Abel's Harp Inn
Inn Abel's Harp
Abel's Harp Shrewsbury
Abel's Harp Bed & breakfast
Abel's Harp Bed & breakfast Shrewsbury

Frequently asked questions

Is Abel's Harp pet-friendly?
Yes, dogs are allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Abel's Harp?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at Abel's Harp?
Check-in is from 3:00 PM - 10:00 PM.
What time is check-out at Abel's Harp?
Checkout is at 10:30 AM.
Where is Abel's Harp located?
Situated in Shrewsbury, this bed & breakfast is 2.4 mi (3.9 km) from Shropshire Hills and within 9 miles (15 km) of Old Bell Museum and Montgomery Castle. House on Crutches and Glansevern Hall Gardens are also within 12 miles (20 km).

Overall score and ratings

Rating 5 - Excellent. 4 out of 21 reviews
5 - Excellent 19%
Rating 4 - Good. 4 out of 21 reviews
4 - Good 19%
Rating 3 - Okay. 8 out of 21 reviews
3 - Okay 38%
Rating 2 - Poor. 4 out of 21 reviews
2 - Poor 19%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 1 out of 21 reviews
1 - Terrible 5%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

3/5 Okay

Liked: Cleanliness
Cute and quirky, overall was a little lacking
Abel's Harp is a very lovely and quirky hotel set in some of the most beautiful countryside. Inside it presents a wonderful cute place to stay and on first sight you will gasp and coo at how lovely it feels. The staff are friendly and welcoming and the countryside is stunning. Unfortunately the details are not quite as impressive and I was a little disappointed as my stay went on. I found the bed in my room was on the tired side, it sagged in the middle quite badly, this was fine for me as I was on a solo trip. I would imagine a couple being more affected by this. The bathroom was clean though signs of wear were beginning to show, and the shower was beginning to whine loudly. I ate at restaurant and the food was okay. There was plenty served to me it did however feel like it was all cooked from frozen and some a little bland. The mushrooms, salad and the chips were good though. Breakfast was the most disappointing, I gave it a pass as we have been in a global pandemic and some concessions need to be made. I had a single croissant with butter and jam in a. paper bag to start my day. It was a bit of a joke considering you are in some of the most hardy walking country and the breakfast was not substantial enough to get you over the first hill! Abel's Harp is a lovely place in a lovely part of the country, it has massive appeal as you walk in, and I hope that as the world returns to normal the experience will match that initial wow factor.
Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2020

4/5 Good

Travelled with pets
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
If different quirky, v friendly to dogs and of course their owners
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2019

4/5 Good

Liked: Property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Lovely but slow to book in guests.
Great quirky hotel, room not 100% clean though. When we arrived we were left sat at least ten mins waiting to book in while the receptionist was chin wagging in the bar.
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2019

2/5 Poor

Travelled with partner
Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service
The property looked great on arrival, but bizarrely it took some time for the manager (?) to realise that we wanted to check in! Both the quality and quantity of the food were incredibly disappointing given the price - I am not at all sure that the ‘chef’ had any experience whatsoever. They had clearly gone budget on the ingredients - the pink sausages devoid of any texture were a real lowlight. The breakfast “hamper” consisted of shop bought muffins/pastries and a carton of juice .. not quite the “fresh breakfast at your door” experience that was implied! The walls were paper thin so any noise (they insisted on playing music on speakers in the empty restaurant late into the evening) carried throughout the building. Staff were helpful, but they didn’t seem to have routines and systems in place, which left us feeling like they weren’t really sure what they were doing... there is potential to be a really unique hotel, but really need to sort the basics first (particularly food quality)!
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2019

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2019

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