Private Rooms We have two private rooms, The Library and The Assembly Room. The Library Perfect for a private celebration, dinner or meeting. Seating up to 16 people, it is a stylish and atmospheric venue. Our executive chef can design a menu especially for your event or you can order from the à la carte menu. The Assembly Room On the first floor of the building the Assembly Room has capacity for up to 70 people to dine. There are few finer rooms at any hotels in Dorset. With huge sash windows and a view out to Shaftesbury town-centre below, this is a perfect venue for a wedding reception or a special celebration. It can also be hired for other events including business.