About

Longstone Lodge, opened in May 2018, is hostel style accommodation, which aims to provide quality yet affordable lodgings for visitors to our unique islands.  There is a mixture of private and dormitory bedrooms, most with en-suite bathroom facilities.  A spacious communal kitchen and lounge/diner is available for guests as well as a laundry and drying room. We offer singles, doubles, four and five bed family rooms and a six bunk bed dorm, although travel cots and children’s roll out beds are also options. You could also come for a special event and book the whole kit and caboodle!

WHAT IS A HOSTEL?
Hostels provide self catering accommodation with shared living areas. Sleeping accommodation is in private bedrooms or dormitories. The latter 'Dorm' where friends or individuals share a room which usually consists of bunk beds. Hostels are available to individuals and can also be hired exclusively by a group. Hostels are the only form of self catering accommodation where you can book by the night for stays as short as one night. Hostels generally provide all bedding and linen, but bring your own towel and toiletries. A hostel is a friendly place to stay where fellow guests will chat to you in the kitchen. 
So, if you like the idea of a different type of holiday on the Isles of Scilly, come and visit us, we look forward to welcoming you at Longstone Lodge, Scilly's first hostel! 


WHAT ROOMS DO WE OFFER?

SINGLE ENSUITE
Longstone Lodge has 2 single rooms. These both have ensuite shower/WC. Rooms contain a bed, bedside table, touch lamp, hanging rack, blackout blind, table and chair. Single rooms have a garden view window. The larger single room, Room 4, can also accommodate an infant cot, or childs trundle bed (2-12 years) for an additional fee.

TWIN ENSUITE
We have 4 Twin rooms.  These all have ensuite shower/WC facilities. Twin rooms have patio doors and a private decked balcony with picnic table. Rooms contain twin single beds, bedside tables, touch lamp, hanging rack,  blackout curtains, table and chair. This room type is also suitable for an additional child up to 12 years either with an infant travel cot or trundle bed (both options incur additional small charge). Twin rooms also available as single occupancy at 10% discount on room rate.

4 PERSON ROOM
Our 4 person room is ideal for families or groups. The room consists of twin beds and built in 3ft bunks. This room has an ensuite shower/WC. Room contains bedside table, touch lamp, hanging rack, blackout blind, table and chair. This accommodation has a garden view window. This room is available as triple occupancy and can also accommodate an additional infant travel cot.

FAMILY 5
The family 5 features a double bed with bunk over the top and set of bunks opposite. Bunk beds are 3ft single size, with standard mattresses for comfort. Bed guards are provided as standard for under 8s as are a small box of age related toys. This room as patio doors and a private decked balcony with picnic table. This family room contains reading lights, hanging rack,  blackout curtains, table and chair. This is the only room that is not ensuite, however the adjacent bathroom spacious with a shower, children's bath, accessible facilities and a baby changing facilities.

SHARED DORM (or private 6 person bunked room)
The dorm room has 3 sets of built in bunk beds with base storage for luggage. Each bed has a reading light and set of curtains that can be drawn for privacy.  Bunk beds have external hooks at the end for your personal items and there is also a table and chair in the room. This room has a ensuite shower/WC for shared use (or private if room is booked by a single party) When room is shared, guests must be over 16 years of age.  This accommodation has a garden view window with blackout blind.
Private Bookings: Should all beds be available this room is also available for private bookings for families or groups of 4 or more. If this option does not display on the booking screens please contact us to reserve as a private room.


WHAT ARE THE PRICES?
Prices are fixed all year round (i.e. we do not increase the prices in August or during School Holidays) and start at only £26 per person per night!

WHERE ARE WE?
Longstone Lodge is situated almost dead centre of St. Mary's. We are 2km/15-20 minutes walk from Hugh Town.  

WHAT FACILITIES DO WE OFFER?
The hostel includes a fully equipped communal kitchen for guest use. Adjoining the kitchen is a spacious dining area that can seat approximately 25 adults, and also includes a TV. We also have a laundry and drying room, which includes a washing machine, tumble dryer and ironing facilities. Tokens for the machines are purchased from reception. Longstone Lodge gardens include a children's play area as well as spacious field with football goal and outdoor seating.
Longstone Cafe is adjacent to the hostel and is open from 10.30am to 4.30pm daily from Easter to the end of October, during the cooler months the Café is open on Sundays and more often over the Christmas period.

WHAT ELSE DO YOU NEED TO KNOW?
Reception is open: 8.30-10am, 12.30-2pm and 5-6.30pm. Check out time is 10am.
We do not provide towels in the rooms, however should you not wish to carry these in your luggage, we hire both from reception priced at £2 each.
Although we do not provide meals at Longstone Lodge, we do stock basic food items at Reception, such as milk, bread (GF available), butter, cereal, cheese, tinned goods, pizza, drinks, Longstone eggs, bacon, dry goods such as pasta and rice,  along with frozen homecooked meals.
We are sorry we do not accept dogs at Longstone Lodge (although they are more than welcome in the Café).
For families with young children: Bed guards are provided as standard for under 8s as are a small box of age related toys. Also our accessible shared bathroom includes a child bath and baby change facilities. Baby sleeping bags are also available from reception.

Colin, Amy & Suzy look forward to welcoming you!

Availability Search

Date

Opening Times

2019 (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)

Facilities

Catering

  • Food shop

Establishment Features

  • Garden/patio for guests' use

Room / Unit Features

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Ground Floor Bedrooms Available

Gradings

  • IOS Approved Accommodation Scheme Isles of Scilly
IOS Approved Accommodation Scheme Isles of Scilly

Directions

Road Directions

Once you are on St. Mary's you will find Longstone Lodge an easy 2km (15-20 minutes walk or 5-8 minutes by bike) from Hugh Town/St. Mary's Quay. The journey is mainly flat.  Please note that the last 200m is on unmade road.

Public Transport Directions

LOCAL TRANSPORT When you arrive on the islands there are various taxi services to assist you. From St. Mary's Airport Each flight is met by Skybus' transport provider: Paulgers Passenger transport that can take you and your luggage to Longstone Lodge. Please note that these transport costs are not included in our stay or within flight costs. Paulgers Passenger Transport (01720) 423701 From St. Mary's Quay For transport from Scillonian III it is advisable to book a taxi in advance. Local providers include: DJ Cabs: (01720) 423775 Scilly Carrs: 07833250255 Toots Taxi: (01720) 422142 or 07570 624 669​

LOCAL BUS SERVICES St. Mary's Community Bus runs scheduled services around the islands during peak season. The bus stops at the end of Longstone Lane (Carreg Dhu is our stop).

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