The Grosvenor Arms, Dorset
|The Commons, SP7 8JA, Shaftesbury, Dorset, UNITED KINGDOM.|
Description: The Grosvenor ArmsThis historic property enjoys a privileged location in the centre of Shaftesbury, and is set in a charming inn with a history stretching back to Medieval times. The current building dates from 1820, and after an extensive renovation, now offers delightful boutique accommodation and great food in a friendly, relaxed atmosphere.
Ideally placed for exploring the historic town of Shaftesbury, called Shaston in the novels of Thomas Hardy, the The Grosvenor Arms is just footsteps away from the famous Gold Hill and the ruins of Shaftesbury Abbey. Known as 'The Gateway to the West', Shaftesbury is strategically placed within an hour's drive of Bath, Salisbury and Stonehenge, Lulworth Cove and Sherborne, and is close to some of the most beautiful landscapes in England. Popular outdoor activities available nearby include rambling, riding, fishing, cycling and golf, and the Grosvenor's friendly staff are on hand to organise these and many more activities and trips.
The Grosvenor Arms' restaurant, bar, deli and courtyard are open daily for a range of dining options, including bar meals, brunch, coffee and cakes, or delicious thin-crust pizzas. The hotel's head chef has immense experience in some of England's finest gourmet restaurants, and creates simple, honest cuisine based on the finest local, seasonal, wild and organic produce whenever possible. Guests can also expect excellent wine pairings, and tastings are organised throughout the year.
Type of rooms: The Grosvenor ArmsStandard Double Rooms:
Standard double rooms are located at the front of the hotel, with views of the town. All rooms have an en-suite bathroom with a shower and one has a bath and a shower. All rooms come with a flat-screen TV, Wi-Fi, a coffee machine and and iPod docking station.
Superior Double Rooms:
A goodly sized double room with a courtyard view, these rooms all come with an en-suite bathroom, Flat screen TV, coffee machine, Wi-Fi and an iPod docking station. An extra bed for a child is available.
These even more spacious double rooms come with an en-suite bathroom with shower over bath, 1 with just a shower, and all come with a larger flat-screen TV, an iPod docking station, a coffee machine and free Wi-Fi.
Spacious and luxurious double bedded rooms, both have en-suite bathroom with a free standing roll top bath and a rain shower. All rooms have a flat-screen TV, iPod docking station, a coffee machine and free Wi-Fi.
The Cranborne has its own fireplace, a huge bathroom with a rain shower and a free-standing bath. This is a very large double room with a bay window overlooking the courtyard and conservatory. All rooms have a flat screen TV, iPod docking station, a coffee machine and free Wi-Fi.
Additional information: The Grosvenor Arms
Public parking is available close by the hotel. The Hotel has one parking permit per hotel room for the long-stay car park which is 2 minutes' walk from The Grosvenor Arms.
Number of rooms: 16
Year of establishment and/or latest refurbishment: 1820/2014.Smoking policy: Non-smoking property.
Credit cards accepted: American Express, Visa, Euro/Mastercard, Maestro, Solo, Switch, ATM Card.
Restaurant closed: The restaurant opens from 12 noon to 02:30pm. and from 06:30pm. to 09:00pm.
GPS Coordinates: 51° 0' 22.02'' N 2° 11' 52.88'' W
Nearest airport: Bournemouth Airport - 43,6km.