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BEST WESTERN The Royal Chase Hotel

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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 1 week ago 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 2 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago

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 The reception staff consisted of just one unwelcoming person...occupying the office dealing with outdated machinery and constant phone calls.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 2 weeks ago

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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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel is situated just outside the town centre. Attractive buildings in a nice setting with plenty of parking. Room was comfortable without being anything special. Nice bed, shower a bit small. Didn't use the restaurant but spent time in the bar, which had tables, chairs and drinks but seemed to lack atmosphere. Nice pool, surprised there was no gym...

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for two nights on a business trip, over a Friday and Saturday. Arrived Friday evening and found our room which quite tired looking, stains and scratch marks on the wallpaper and furniture being a feature. The bathroom was very dated too. I believe there has been some refurbishment in the hotel but clearly our room has not...

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Thank David H
Bushey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We found the hotel to be very clean, which is most important to us. We had Breakfast include in our rate. The breakfast was served fresh and of good quality. Could not fault it. The staff were very pleasant and helpful. It had a nice pool which l did not use, but it looked good. Over the years we have...

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Thank Harry D
eastbourne
Reviewed 19 February 2017

I have recently stayed at the Royal Chase with a friend, we have visited Shaftsbury on two other occasions and stayed in different hotels each time. The Royal Chase is within easy walking distance to the beautiful town of Shaftsbury (10-15 mins casually admiring the beautiful surroundings). It was a short visit but I most definitely would stay at the...

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Greater London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 January 2017

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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 The Royal Chase Hotel

Address: Royal Chase Roundabout Salisbury Road, Shaftesbury SP7 8DB, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Shaftesbury
Price Range: RM390 - RM655 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — BEST WESTERN The Royal Chase Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 32
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Also Known As:
Best Western Shaftesbury
Shaftesbury Best Western
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