Best Western Royal Chase Hotel is one of the oldest and most historically interesting hotels in Dorset. Situated in the heart of Thomas Hardy country, the hotel is a former 17th century monastery and boasts a most intriguing history.

The hotel can be found in the heart of the Blackmore Vale on the outskirts of Shaftesbury.

The hotel additionally offers easy access to Salisbury, Bournemouth and Bath with internationally renowned attractions such as Longleat Safari Park, Stonehenge or Shaftesbury’s’ own Gold Hill, right on the doorstep.

With 33 spacious and well-appointed en-suite bedrooms the hotel also offers attractive facilities such as a cozy Country Bar and Byzant restaurant, a resident's lounge showing BT Sport,  a large heated indoor pool, all of this is set in the hotels own beautiful tree surrounded grounds.

The hotel also offers light and airy conference and function rooms and is the perfect venue for your dream wedding, business meetings or a celebration to remember. We pride ourselves on our unique, professional yet relaxed, friendly atmosphere and very much look forward to welcoming you as our guest in the near future.

In addition to our Standard rooms we also offer:

Executive rooms (Superking bedded rooms) Upgrade for only £20 per room per night:

  • Docking  station/speaker device
  • Luxury toiletries
  • 20% extra space
  • 42" LED flat screen television 

Superior Room (Superking bedded room). Upgrade for only £40 per room per night:

  • Pillow menu
  • Bathrobe and slippers
  • Upgraded tea and coffee tray
  • Fresh fruit
  • Flavoured water
  • Premium biscuits
  • Docking station/speaker device
  • Luxury toiletries
  • 20% extra space
  • Two-seater sofa
  • 42" LED flatscreen television.

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