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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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3Thank 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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8Thank 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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Thank abs07174
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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2Thank Andrew L
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

This is my third time staying here and it has been one of the best hotels I have stayed in, the staff are helpful and nice. And the breakfast is amazing here, there is a pool for the whole family to have a swim in and keep the family entertained, this is the perfect hotel for business, family holiday and...

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Thank Liam H
Worthing, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 October 2016

When we arrived we were told that we could not sit in the restaurant as we were not staying here, but we could sit and eat in the bar area. The decor is fair and the cleanliness is good. The lady behind the bar was helpful and even supplied crayons for my two great grandchildren. We ordered food and when...

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Thank Diane S
Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Review collected in partnership with Best Western GB
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Thank Kenneth M
Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed for 2 nights as I was working in the local area, and this hotel is placed very closely to the town centre. Location was ideal, however I was disappointed with my room. The decor was very dated, the room amenities looked like they hadn't been updated in many, many years! Wallpaper in the bathroom was mouldy. Nevertheless, the bedroom...

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1Thank brydav18
Penrith, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Its always difficult to fairly review a Best Western hotel, as 'Best Western' is effectively just a sales and marketing organisation with a lot of independent hotels as members, resulting in widely varying standards. For a Best Western, The Royal Chase is quite good, although perhaps not 'very good' in comparison to some other hotels. A pleasant welcome, large comfy...

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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: RM374 - RM651 (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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Shaftesbury Best Western
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“The room we were given was very adequate, if the room you are offered does not suit ask for another.”
 of 5 bubbles harryd366, 21 Feb 2017 | 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!!!!”
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