The Best Western Shaftesbury The Royal Chase Hotel is a country hotel, situated only four minutes from town, in the heart of Thomas Hardy country. This is possibly Dorset's friendliest hotel where guests will discover a charming home away from home, a hospitable hideaway in the very best traditions. The Best Western Shaftesbury The Royal Chase Hotel is a happy mix of all that is best in hotels. Delight in the genuine warmth of welcome, the appreciation of what really makes for a memorable stay and our longstanding commitment to the highest standards of service and quality.
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Close to the center of historic Shaftesbury, the Best Western Shaftesbury The Royal Chase Hotel revels in the surrounding glories of the Dorset countryside and the ample charms of Somerset, Wiltshire and Hampshire. Enjoy your stay.
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Pets not accepted
Hotel location and the surrounding area
The hotel smells really awful on arrival. I was ignored by the front desk who were delivering lovely service to someone on the phone but left me waiting for 15 mins. Then my room was freezing! Took...
London, United Kingdom on 29-Jan-2020
Stayed overnight with family in 2 rooms. Hotel staff were very welcoming and accommodating and provided a cot for our granddaughter.
We ate in the bar restaurant and food was superb with massive...
Fareham, United Kingdom on 05-Jan-2020
Stayed for two nights in a superior room. The room was lovely and clean with plenty of tea and coffee. Super king size bed was very comfortable. The Staff were all very polite and friendly especially...
Isle of Wight, United Kingdom on 04-Jan-2020
We only stayed here for one night but had 7 rooms in total. Our rooms were completely different, and it's clear that the ones above the function area are a lot smaller and a lot colder, whereas the...
The room was large bright and airy. Only downside would be if more than one person was in the room the bathroom door was a sliding one and slightly noisy. Breakfast and dinner was nice and I had no...
Cocktail lounge, Country Bar with traditional ales and log fire open 10:30 to 11:00
100% smoke-free hotel
Indoor pool, heated
24-hour front desk
Safe deposit box
High-speed Wi-Fi Internet access available at a charge
Late check out
Free wireless internet available in public areas; Free in-room wireless internet access; Free wireless internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms; All guest rooms are hardwired and offer free wireless internet access; All guest rooms are hardwired for internet access
Outdoor parking, electric charge points now available
Full breakfast available for 10.00 GBP fee.
Direct dial telephone
Cable or Satalite TV
Iron, ironing board
AM/FM alarm clock
Private bath or shower
Room service 24 hours
Additional in-room toiletries
Trouser press available
0.01 mile(s) from Shaftesbury Town, founded over 1,000 years ago by King Alfred, Shaftesbury is one of England¿s most charming and historic market towns. Famous for it's picturesque Gold Hill. It¿s also home to Shaftesbury Abbey Museum and Garden and Gold Hill Museum and Garden.
4.00 mile(s) from Stourhead House & Gardens, a breathtaking 18th century landscape garden with lakeside walks, grottos and classic temples. Climb the King Alfread¿s Tower, for amazing vistas.
8.00 mile(s) from Wardour Castle, Old Wardour Castle is a stunning French-style luxurious residence, built in the 14th century for comfort and lavish entertainment.
20.00 mile(s) from Longleat Safari and Adventure, England's number one safari park. So much to see and do, you may need two days to see and do everything.
21.00 mile(s) from Yeovil Town Football Club
22.00 mile(s) from Salisbury City and Cathedral, visit this medieval city with a wealth of attractions to guarantee a great day out. Britain¿s finest medieval cathedral is home to the best preserved of only 4 surviving 1215 Magna Carta.
25.00 mile(s) from Stonehenge, after 5,000 years the ancient stone circle of Stonehenge is still a unique and awe-inspiring place to visit, but it¿s exact purpose remains a mystery.
27.00 mile(s) from Farmer Palmers Farm Park, one of the South's leading attractions. Plenty of exciting things for the young family to do and take part in.
29.00 mile(s) from Monkey World, fun for all the family. This fantastic park gets bigger and bigger every year. Home to all types of monkey and other wild animals
29.00 mile(s) from The Tank Museum, follow the story of the tank from it's invention in 1915 through to the present day and the future. You will see 35 of the most important tanks in history housed in a vast state of the art multimedia exhibition.
34.00 mile(s) from Bath Rugby Team
43.00 mile(s) from Portland National Sail Academy
Byzant, on premises, Full Service, International, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner
Country Bar/lounge, on premises, serves bar snacks, meals and drinks open 10:30 to 11:00