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Greater London, United Kingdom
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Thank Adriana S
Felixstowe, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent stay, lovely room which had just been refurbished, lovely comfortable bed. Staff were friendly and very helpful, nothing to much trouble. Breakfast was good, nice choice of cooked food. The hotel is within walking distance of the town but we drove in as the weather was not too good, easy to park in town, reasonably Would definately stay here...

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Reviewed 12 December 2016

My husband and I stayed one night at The Royal Chase Hotel on a Saturday. We enjoyed a drink in the cozy bar before eating a lovely meal in the dining room. The waiting staff in the restaurant was very attentive and looked after us extremely well. It's unfortunate that we were woken up at 9:00 on Sunday morning by...

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Thank MP L
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via 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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2Thank L7290W
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 November 2016

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 15 November 2016

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 12 November 2016

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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Ludlow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 November 2016

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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Weston super Mare, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 November 2016

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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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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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: RM402 - RM626 (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”
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 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.”
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