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    The Shakespeare Bed and Breakfast

    96 St. Leonards Gate, Lancaster LA1 1NN, England
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    1 Oct 2014
    “Brilliant place!”
    3 Nov 2013
    “A wonderful welcome”
    Non-Smoking Rooms
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    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
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    1 - 5 of 49 reviews

    Reviewed 1 October 2014

    If someone asked me to describe the perfect and typical English B&B, I'd probably just describe the Shakespeare. We stayed there for four weeks in August/September 2014 and enjoyed our comfortable and cosy room, the fully equipped kitchen and the overall atmosphere very much. Our...More

    2  Thank Alexander B
    Reviewed 4 November 2013

    I highly recommend the Shakespeare for both short term and long term stays. I stayed here for ten days whilst I looked for an apartment in Lancaster, and I couldn't have had a better welcome to the UK! The situation is convenient, being close to...More

    2  Thank SkyeMartin
    Reviewed 15 July 2013

    I stayed at The Shakespeare for three months while working on my PhD at Lancaster University, and I was very happy that I chose this place. The house is nice, clean and has a central location in Lancaster city. The fully equipped new kitchen makes...More

    2  Thank Kathrine G
    Reviewed 23 April 2013

    I stayed here for one night in the summer as I came up to Lancaster for a friend's wedding. I had explained this in an email, and when I got there the proprietor said she'd put me in the larger room they had available so...More

    2  Thank Lucy-Cakes
    Reviewed 24 March 2013

    I would recommend this place to anyone who is looking for a warm and cosy place in Lancaster.Owners are lovely, always ready to help and take care of you. They made me feel at home. I spent 3 fantastic weeks there and I couldn't wish...More

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    The Shakespeare is a family run seven-roomed Bed and Breakfast, close to the heart of Lancaster's city centre, with The Grand and The Dukes' theatres within two minutes walk, The Castle and a dozen excellent eating places within five minutes on foot.For those visiting Lancaster University the main bus station is less than 3 minutes walk and the railway station within ten minutes of the city's pedestrianised centre. The convenience of these services makes The Shakespeare an ideal base for day trips to the Lake District, or enjoying the easier walking along the Lancaster Canal, besides visiting Williamson Park and Lancaster's City and Maritime museums. The Shakespeare offers 2 single, 2 twin and 3 double rooms at prices from £35 per person per night including a full Lancashire breakfast. All rooms are ensuite and have free wifi.The Shakespeare is a city centre B&B and does not have its own car parking. There is a large pay and display car park on St Leonards Gate. Overnight parking from 6pm to 8am cost around £1.40.
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    "You might ask for a room at the back so as to avoid any noise from the road."
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    "We were on the 2nd floor at the back and were not troubled with noise at all. Apparantly there are a lot of..."
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    "My room was at the first floor, a quiet one with a large window. There is also a very nice living room where..."
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