BEST WESTERN The Royal Chase Hotel
18th Century charm, 21st Century convenience.
BEST WESTERN The Royal Chase Hotel enjoys a prime location, nestled in its own extensive grounds on the outskirts of Shaftesbury at the heart of Thomas Hardy Country. Comfortable rooms, award-winning cuisine and an indoor swimming pool are just some of the reasons youll fall for this quaint hotel, while Gold Hill, made famous by the Hovis TV commercial, is well worth leaving the comfort of the hotel for. The original hotel building dates back do 1753. As an ex-monastery it has a history of peace and quiet, and we're happy to say the mood of tranquility remains!
What do to in Dorset?
Founded over 1,000 years ago by King Alfred, Shaftesbury is one of England's most charming and historic market towns. The highest town in Dorset, Shaftesbury has extensive views overlooking the Dorset landscape. The BEST WESTERN The Royal Chase Hotel is sited on the outskirts of the town close to where the A30 and A350 meet at what is known as the Royal Chase Rounabout.
Things to do in Shaftesbury
Landmarks and getting around
- Stonehenge (25 miles)
- Stourhead House & Gardens (4 miles)
- Longleat Safari and adventure park (20 miles)
- Monkey World (29 miles)
- Wardour Castle (8 miles)
There are lots of shopping opportunities nearby.
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BEST WESTERN Royal Chase Hotel at a glance
This former monastary boasts plenty of charm and character but as yet no ghosts have been sited.
Formally known as Belmont House, it was once owned by sixties actress Diana Dors before being transformed into a hotel known as The Royal Hotel with twelve bedrooms and one bathroom. Since that time it has been extended to offer 32 bedrooms with ensuite facilities and a heated indoor pool and gained it's and a member of the Best Western Brand.
- 32 hotel rooms
- 5 Meeting and conference facilities
- Spa bath & Turkish steam room
- 101 Free parking
- Indoor Swimming pool
- Ideal Wedding venue
- Beautiful grounds
- 2 restaurants
- 1 bar
- Free WiFi
Nothing is too much trouble at the BEST WESTERN The Royal Chase Hotel. We'll do everything we can to make you feel at home. If you're happy, we're even happier!