Best Western Shaftesbury The Royal Chase Hotel

BEST WESTERN The Royal Chase Hotel, Shaftesbury, Dorset, SP7 8DB, England
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Best Western Shaftesbury 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 show more

A reduced Continental breakfast will be served in the restaurant area.
24 Hour Room Service, Bars, Electric Car Charge, Free WIFI, Indoor Pool, Restaurants, No Lift
There is free parking available onsite.
Pets not accepted
Free WIFI available throughout the hotel
Check-in & Check out14:00 | 11:00
BEST WESTERN The Royal Chase Hotel, Shaftesbury, Dorset, SP7 8DB, England
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Restaurants & Bars

With the launch of the new menu this year Robert has sourced and introduced lots of local produce and still values the "we serve all our guests" and not the buffet style of service now common. His talented team of chefs serve up their exciting creative interpretation of classic and modern dishes and compliment it with lighter snacks that run throughout the day.

Chef Luke Moore
  • Byzant
  • Country Bar

Byzant

The traditionally decorated restaurant is named after a local festival dating back through the years.
Savour the culinary tradition that takes hearty inspiration from the diverse and local ingredients and produce of an English growing year. The alcove area can seat small dinner parties up to 16, with more tables looking out over the grounds of the hotel

Opening hours
Weekend times may vary

Country Bar

Our bar is a cosy place for a nightcap, and a delightful place to while away an hour or two during the day. With a real log fire in winter and with exterior seating on The Colonnade where, you'll enjoy quality time here all year round!

Opening hours
11.00-23.00
Weekend times may vary

Weddings

" Congratulations" - We will make sure your day is a memorable one in every way, we have a dedicated team that will assit the Bride and Groom in a friendly and caring way. The Best Western The Royal Chase has it all, the venue,the grounds, the team and accommodation. The co ordinator will be on hand along with management team to make this joyfull occasion a day to remember.

For any enquiries please call Events Team on 01747 853355

Registrar

Registry office:
North Dorset District Council
Nordon, Salisbury Road, Blandford Forum, DT11 7LN
0300 003 4570

Golf

Whether you’re dedicating your full getaway to the green or just want to sneak in a few holes in between sightseeing, we’ve got you covered. Just don’t forget to pack your lucky club…

Rushmore Golf Club

4.00 miles away in

Course type

parkland

Location

Off Site

Holes

18

Par

Distance

0 Yards

Handicap

No handicap required

Prices

Spa & Leisure facilities

Our Leisure Club is the perfect accompaniment to your next visit. Open to both hotel guests and the public we boast a large heated indoor swimming pool and sauna.

Spa Facilities

Our Leisure Club is the perfect accompaniment to your next visit. Open to both hotel guests and the public we boast a large heated indoor swimming pool and sauna.

  • Children under 16 must be accompanied by adult in the pool, and can not use the sauna

Opening Times

Monday - Sunday: 07:30 - 21:30

Make the most of our leisure facilities and enjoy some down time

Heated Indoor Leisure Pool

Meetings & Events

Best Western The Royal Chase Hotel is an ideal venue for all of your conference needs.
We have multi conference rooms to suit all sizes and the grounds for those team building exercises. The loc...

For any enquiries please contact events on 0844 387 62 40

Best Western The Royal Chase Hotel is an ideal venue for all of your conference needs.
We have multi conference rooms to suit all sizes and the grounds for those team building exercises. The location is close to the major road links of the A30 and A350. We have a "I care" attitude and ensure all conference organisers and delegates are cared for in every way.

Available Room Set Ups

  • Banquet
  • Boardroom
  • Classroom
  • Theatre
  • U shape
Room Theatre Classroom U-Shape Boardroom Banquet
Wessex 180 90 65 70 150
Beaulieu 42 24 15 26 32
Longleat 25 16 12 18 24
Belmont 72 45 30 32 48
Dorset 50 30 20 26 32

Reviews of Best Western Shaftesbury The Royal Chase Hotel

Traveller Overview:
3.5 Rating: 561 reviews
Excellent 27%
Very Good 33%
Average 21%
Poor 9%
Terrible 6%
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Frizz915, wrote review 23/07/2021

One of the worst hotels I've ever stayed in

Probably one of the worst hotels I've ever stayed in. We got back very late as we had been to a wedding and didn't notice how bad the room was until the next morning. There were orange marks on the be... more

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Geoffhall222, wrote review 08/07/2021

Shaftesbury July 2021

Short break as Portugal holiday cancelled. Hotel was well situated, short walk into town and easy access to surrounding area. Had the Sunday Carvery which I must say was excellent value and absolutely... more

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Karen M, wrote review 06/07/2021

Friendly Hotel

Staff were so friendly and helpful couldn’t do enough for us excellent food rooms clean and everything there that you needed well situated pool area excellent breakfast was well presented and plenty o... more

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kazb999, wrote review 05/07/2021

Hotel lacks soul

The room we stayed in (42) was very poor. My sister stayed in 41 which was much better although we both paid the same money!!Definitely needs refurbishment. Bar/lounge area was soulless. Decent breakf... more

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184sandiem, wrote review 30/06/2021

Room was fine but needs atmosphere in the dining area and bar

Two nights stay here the location was fine we did need to use the car to get into town but it was only about a mile ,but quite a busy road ,the room was fine but we did think the the dining area lacke... more