The Best Western Shaftesbury The Royal Chase Hotel is a country hotel, situated only four minutes from town, in the heart of Thomas Hardy country. This is possibly Dorset's friendliest hotel where guests will discover a charming home away from home, a hospitable hideaway in the very best traditions. The Best Western Shaftesbury The Royal Chase Hotel is a happy mix of all that is best in hotels. Delight in the genuine warmth of welcome, the appreciation of what really makes for a memorable stay and our longstanding commitment to the highest standards of service and quality. Close to the center of historic Shaftesbury, the Best Western Shaftesbury The Royal Chase Hotel revels in the surrounding glories of the Dorset countryside and the ample charms of Somerset, Wiltshire and Hampshire. Enjoy your stay.