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Best Western Shaftesbury The Royal Chase Hotel

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It had been a while since we stayed here, the last time for a wedding. Nothing had changed and yet much has changed, our room (No. 3) was freshly decorated with a new, albeit small, bathroom. The bed was comfortable and my wife was delighted to find an effective hair dryer as part of the facilities. There are two really...

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Midhurst, West Sussex
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having looked at previous reviews I was slightly concerned that this hotel would be a bit run down. However we were pleasantly surprised. Our family room was newly refurbished with a fantastic bathroom! Furthermore it was close to the pool which was great and very rarely had anyone else in it. Breakfast was a bit mixed; one morning was great...

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Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for a business trip and yes, the hotel is a little tired and needs updating. However, my room (41), was large, airy with a decent hairdryer, coffee etc and an iron. Shampoo and body wash also supplied. It was also quiet as it was a back room overlooking the garden. Breakfast was good with the cooked option made...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for one night on business. The hotel is pretty much what you expect for the price. It is clean with large rooms and most of the usual accompaniments. Food in the restaurant was reasonable and the beds comfortable. The hotel also had a pool although I had no time to use it. There are however, a few things...

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Thank Jon S
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed here for four nights on a business trip. I found all the staff incredibly helpful and friendly, and the food in the restaurant was nice so I have give the hotel two points for this. My room wasn't in a good condition, there was dust on all of the light shades, the curtains were coming of the rail,...

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Thank Ceri M
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very pleasant stay. Room obviously refurbished recently. Food very good and friendly service. Surprised it was only listed as a three star hotel - deserved more. Handy for town centre. Swimming pool a bonus.

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Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Not sure how anyone can say anything bad about this hotel. Paid extra for an executive king, bed and breakfast, and still thought this was cheap! Room immaculate and loads of space, en suite also spacious and vet clean and well kept. Traffic heard from inside room on the road outside, but this is not the hotels fault and once...

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Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Car park hit and miss very uneven. Check in very friendly staff quick and no fuss. Room clean good bed and hot shower. Breakfast oh dear. We ordered at same time 2 cooked breakfasts came out separately why put beans in a dish on the plate. Bacon white sausage cold and they don't know how to cook a fried egg...

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Yelverton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 March 2017

This place is so dated I felt like I went through a time warp. The reception staff consisted of just one unwelcoming person...occupying the office dealing with outdated machinery and constant phone calls. Too much paperwork to scan and check through whilst checking in, it should be a quick process. We were given a piddly set of keys for two...

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Thank you to all the staff at the Royal Chase, Shaftsbury. From the moment we arrived, all the staff were friendly and helpful - over and above expectations. We had a group of family and friends and therefore had booked several rooms, each was comfortable, clean and warm. On the Friday night we had some things to organise and the...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located right in the middle of Thomas Hardy country, this is possibly Dorset's friendliest hotel. Close to the centre of historic Shaftesbury, the hotel sits in its own grounds with its pristine lawns and surrounded by glorious Dorset countryside and the ample charms of Somerset and Wiltshire. Unspoiled, beautiful counties offering a wide range of attractions plus an abundance of rural peace and tranquility. Those not to be missed include Wilton House, Longleat, Stourhead, Stonehenge and of course Shaftesbury's very own Gold Hill. The Royal Chase is privately owned and part of a small chain of quality hotels in Dorset and Devon. Please look at our sister hotels, The Rembrandt Hotel in Weymouth and The Lord Haldon in Exeter. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Best Western Shaftesbury The Royal Chase Hotel

Address: Royal Chase Roundabout Salisbury Road, Shaftesbury SP7 8DB, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Shaftesbury
Price Range: ₹ 5,929 - ₹ 10,633 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Best Western Shaftesbury The Royal Chase Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 32
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“All of the rooms are good but we prefer the ones in the original building for their space.”
GibBob, 25 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ground floor rooms seem to be more modern.”
peteandbettina, 10 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The room we were given was very adequate, if the room you are offered does not suit ask for another.”
harryd366, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Pack bed socks and mittens”
JonathanM495, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Check out the Hotel website”
721DavidC, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
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