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Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

I stayed here for a couple of nights when in Shaftesbury with work. The reception area was lovely however I felt the room was a bit dated. Everywhere was clean and tidy and there were plenty of tea/coffees available. I used the pool on the first night which was lovely, as there was only me in there it was nice...

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Newly redecorated and very homely The Royal Chase is a lovely stop for anyone wanting a night away. They look after you from check in til check out. Would definitely return. Thank you for a lovely stay.

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Gillingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently held our wedding here. From start to finish of the planning process the staff were excellent, especially Rosie the Events Manager. The day was perfect and the staff were so helpful. Most of our guests stayed at the Royal Chase and all commented on how comfortable the beds were. We had a hot and cold buffet for the...

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1Thank helen c
West Malling, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We made a reservation for this hotel from an internet site so we didn't know what to expect. We didn't check in until late but the staff in reception were very friendly and helpful and check in nice and easy. We were allocated room 30 on the ground floor a nice spacious clean and well decorated family room , with...

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2Thank chrislawrence1968
Ludlow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have stayed here on several occasions and the problem has always been the same; the central heating system simply does not work in the bedrooms. This time it was November and even worse, with a freezing night outside and no heating in the room. Now, either the central heating is not being put on to save money, or else...

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1Thank Jonathan M
Weston super Mare, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having visited the historic town of Shaftesbury recently, we decided to spend a night there over a weekend. The Royal Chase Hotel is a lovely place, with a swimming pool and hot room. We had the executive room at a reduced price via booking.com. Staff were very friendly and professional. Warm welcome and helpful service. Thanks

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2Thank David C
United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Lovely setting for hotel, in gardened grounds, rooms were fine, if in need of just a little attention to detail, but great space and high ceilings, over looking gardens complete with owls in the morning! just lovely, Nice deep bath for a lovely soak, and swimming pool, lounge area with board games to play, very nice for the family to...

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6Thank CelticPeople1
Chichester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 October 2016

The room was OK about the same as a Travelodge, fittings a bit tired. Had a evening meal at the bar. Very small potions. Had fish and chips, 21 chips and a very small piece of fish for around 15.00 Was trying the place out as we hope to get a big contract locally in the area. But for the...

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1Thank riponman1959
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Came to Dorset for a quick visit to see family and decided what better place to all go for lunch then where I used to work!! The Royal chase didn't do the carvery when I worked there but I can honestly say it is an amazing touch! The entire room was full! The food was beautiful too and the chef...

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Reviewed 25 October 2016

Herre goes . Firstly i am writing this rview because i care deeply about both sides delivering on their part of a bargain and also about front line staff taking the brunt when they are obviously not trained. Here are the facts..... 1 i arrived at the hotel at about 3pm and it took me about 3-4 hours to get...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • 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: RM395 - RM763 (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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“Pack bed socks and mittens”
 of 5 bubbles JonathanM495, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
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“book and pay in advance for great deals on room price”
 of 5 bubbles CelticPeople1, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I would advise not to stay...i have added a photo of the breakfast in question....a cost of £10!!!!”
 of 5 bubbles andrewl328, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Walls thin, especially bathrooms! Yes, we could hear people going to the toilet, being sick etc.”
 of 5 bubbles HelenP243, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
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