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Top 10 Hotels in Shaftesbury

Melbury Lodge
3.5 out of 5
Sherborne Causeway, Shaftesbury, England
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5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
Amazing!!

"Excellent from start to finish, highly recommend Shaftesbury luxury lodges... friendly staff and great site"…"

Reviewed on 3 Jul 2019

Melbury Lodge
The Old Forge
3 out of 5
Chapel Hill, Compton Abbas, Dorset, Shaftesbury, England
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5/5Exceptional! (7 reviews)

"Owners of the property were fabulous Smitty’s that I was in was a wonderful little serviced apt unit If you love animals this is the place to be at Location was very convenient and lovely too"…"

Reviewed on 10 Oct 2019

The Old Forge
Applehay Studio
3.5 out of 5
Applehay, Church Green, Semley, Dorset, Shaftesbury, England
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5/5Exceptional! (3 reviews)

"The apartment was spotless. Hosts were excellent and non intrusive. It is well located to local amenities such as a shop/caffe, and a nice local pub all within walking distance. Would highly recommend."…"

Reviewed on 8 Oct 2019

Applehay Studio
The Coppleridge Inn
3 out of 5
Elm Hill, Motcombe, Shaftesbury, England
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£90
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20 Oct-21 Oct
4.4/5Wonderful! (67 reviews)

"Such a lovely comfortable place to stay food delicious and staff so helpful and friendly looking forward to our next stay in November"…"

Reviewed on 26 Aug 2019

The Coppleridge Inn

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The Grove Arms
4 out of 5
The Grove Arms, Ludwell, Shaftesbury, England
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£85
per night
20 Oct-21 Oct
4.3/5Excellent! (122 reviews)
Lovely staff. Good food. Bring your earplugs.

"We stopped off for one night on our way to catch the ferry from Plymouth. The room was a reasonable size. Clean and comfortable. The downside was traffic noise. We were at the front and the hotel is directly on to the main road with lots of heavy commercial traffic. Even with double glazing it was ..."…"

Reviewed on 5 Jun 2019

The Grove Arms
Modern Self-contained Studio in Shaftesbury
27 Jeanneau Cl, The Studio, Shaftesbury, ENG
£96
per night
19 Oct-20 Oct
Modern Self-contained Studio in Shaftesbury
Best Western Shaftesbury The Royal Chase Hotel
3 out of 5
Royal Chase Roundabout, Shaftesbury, England
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£70
per night
20 Oct-21 Oct
4/5Very Good! (141 reviews)

"Good food very good staff Good indoor pool but small inadequate changing facilities no air conditioner in bedrooms had to leave very noisy electrical fan on all night therefore a poor nights sleep"…"

Reviewed on 20 Jul 2019

Best Western Shaftesbury The Royal Chase Hotel
The Fontmell
3.5 out of 5
Crown Hill, Fontmell Magna, Shaftesbury, England
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£68
per night
20 Oct-21 Oct
4.4/5Wonderful! (33 reviews)

"Staff very helpful and friendly.The evening meal was delicious and breakfast was excellent. The internet was down the evening we stayed so the staff were under extreme stress because tills and card payments were impossible but they coped admirably.Well done and thankyou."…"

Reviewed on 21 Sep 2019

The Fontmell
Charming Shaftesbury Cottage With Huge Garden and Country Views
St James Street, Chantry Cottage, Shaftesbury, ENG
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5/5Exceptional! (27 reviews)
Chantry Cottage

"Perfect getaway cottage, well connected with civilisation, yet secluded large sunny garden with mature trees and shaded seating if appropriate, Jackdaws and Pheasants checking the bird table. Church bells ringing the hour, 10 minute walk to top of Gold Hill, via local pub, supermarket 5 min drive ..."…"

Reviewed on 18 Aug 2019

Charming Shaftesbury Cottage With Huge Garden and Country Views
Holbrook B&B
3 out of 5
6 Ivy Cross, Shaftesbury, England
£90
per night
19 Oct-20 Oct
4.4/5Wonderful! (18 reviews)

"The couple running this property were very warm and welcoming. The location of the property is also very central and close to restaurants. The rooms are properly maintained and breakfast is an absolute delight. This is a very nice place to stay when in Shaftesbury"…"

Reviewed on 9 Jul 2019

Holbrook B&B
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Visiting Shaftesbury

Visitors to Shaftesbury are sure to enjoy the bars. Tourists can also enjoy the city's festivals and coffee shops. Longleat, Salisbury Cathedral and Old Sarum are some of the top sights around the area.

  • There are 39 hotels and other accommodation options in Shaftesbury
  • The closest major airport is in Bournemouth (BOH-Bournemouth Intl.), 21.7 mi (35 km) from the city centre
  • The next closest is in Bristol (BRS-Bristol Intl.), 34.8 mi (56.1 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Shaftesbury

The city's cultural venues include Gold Hill Museum and Shaftesbury Abbey Museum and Garden. In the area, you'll also find Longleat and Salisbury Cathedral.

As you plan your holiday, you'll find 39 hotels and other accommodation options to choose from in Shaftesbury. Here you'll find highly ranked ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • The Grosvenor Arms - This 4-star hotel features a restaurant, free WiFi and a bar. It's a favourite with Expedia travellers for its dining options and clean, comfortable rooms.
  • Holbrook B&B - Our customers like the breakfast and convenient parking at this B&B. This 3-star bed & breakfast features free breakfast, free WiFi and free parking.
  • The Coppleridge Inn - This 3-star inn features free breakfast, a restaurant and free WiFi. Expedia customers like its breakfast and helpful staff.

Outside the city, top places to visit include Old Sarum, 17.5 mi/28.1 km from the heart of the city, and Stonehenge, which is 19.5 mi (31.4 km) away.

Dressing for Shaftesbury

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 11°C and the night-time average to be 3°C
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 18°C during the day and 5°C at night
  • July to September averages 19°C during the day and 11°C at night
  • Between October and December, the average temperature is 16°C during the day and 4°C at night
  • About 785.80 millimetres of rain falls on Shaftesbury each year
  • Hottest months are usually August and July with an average temperature of 19°C, while the coldest months are February and January with an average of 4°C

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