The Royal Chase Hotel In Shaftesbury


  • 3 Star
  • Group Friendly
  • Swimming Pool
  • Wireless Broadband
  • Spa

RAC 3* Hospitality Award, 33 en-suite rooms, satellite tv, indoor pool, steam room and spa, AA 3* cuisine award.

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 door step. 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 residents lounge showing sky sports, a large heated indoor pool, spa bath and steam room, 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.
We have two versatile, air conditioned function suites; the Belmont and the larger Wessex suite which when combined have a total capacity of 150. Both suites have partitioning facilities which enable you to choose a room to suit your requirements. For a more intimate meeting the smaller, multi-purpose Wilton room is a natural choice. We are happy to tailor a quote to your specific needs and room hire rates are more affordable than you might think, we also offer late availability bookings to accommodate your last minute needs. Our highly experienced Conference and Events team are on hand to assist you with even the tiniest of details.
BEST WESTERN Royal Chase is the perfect partner for your marriage celebrations. With options to suit all budgets we offer attractive light rooms, spacious gardens and our versatile Wessex Suite, all of which are available for you and can be tailored to your requirements on this special day. For the ceremony itself BEST WESTERN Royal Chase is one of the region’s largest licensed venues for weddings or civil ceremonies and for the reception itself we offer a variety of options from traditional silver service and dressed buffets to finger buffets and barbeques. For more information please contact us for a brochure or use the down load facility on this website. Should you wish to view the facility you can either make an appointment or pop in when you are passing, there will always be someone here to help you.
Enjoy the delights of dining in our “Byzant” Restaurant or for a ‘light bite’ relax in the adjoining Country bar. Savour the culinary tradition that takes inspiration from the diverse ingredients and produce of an English growing year. Our talented team of chefs, serve up their exciting and creative interpretation of classic and modern dishes for your pleasure. If our menu does not meet your dietary requirements then our restaurant staff will be happy to make an alternative suggestion.



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The Royal Chase Hotel
T: 01747 853355