Located on Hugh Town beach, Schooners has uninterrupted views across the harbour to the off islands. We are close to the quay for island boating, the town for pubs, shops, restaurants & St Mary's beautiful sandy beaches.

The hotel accommodation includes 12 en suite rooms, nine having prime views over the harbour and islands beyond. Our inland rooms are south facing and sunny with interesting roof scape views of old Hugh Town. Each room has a telephone with radio & alarm clock, Wifi, Flat screen TVs with built in DVD and tea & coffee making facilities. The comfortable, licensed bar opens onto the beach patio. There is a beautiful spacious lounge on the top floor overlooking the harbour.

The hotel's cuisine is managed by our excellent chef. Island produce, local fish and traditional recipes. Soups, breads and pastries are home made. The dinner menu is compiled each day based on local availability of prime ingredients. Vegetarian & gluten free diets are catered for, please let our staff know well in advance.

Schooners Hotel is part of the Rat Island Sailboat Company, the island's sailmakers. The Sailboat Company also run a boatyard and just next door to the hotel is our canvas workshop where we make and sell "Rat Bags" traditional canvas bags and clothing. Rat Bags now has a facebook page & online shop.  The Sail Loft is situated on the quay. The boatyard is in the next bay at Porthmellon.

With its waterside location at the heart of the islands' shipbuilding past, giving the hotel a distinct marine feel about it. All rooms are heated and have excellent en suite facilities.

A clean, sunny atmosphere is apparent throughout.

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Room / Unit TypeRoom / Unit Tariff*
Double en suite
Family en suite
Single en suite
Twin En Suite


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Opening Times

2020 (1 Apr 2020 - 19 Oct 2020)



  • Free Wi-Fi available


  • Bar
  • Cater for vegetarians
  • Restaurant
  • Serve evening meal - We are totally flexible regarding your dining requirements. We serve a delicious 3 course dinner every evening and the menu is available at breakfast. Our chef sources local ingredients throughtout the day ensuring your meal is delicious.

Children & Infants

  • Accept children (Minimum age) - Minimum age 5yrs

Establishment Features

  • Beach within 100m
  • Broadband Internet Access
  • Family Friendly
  • Licenced for alcohol
  • Restaurant
  • Sea Views
  • Wireless Broadband Internet Access

Key Features

  • In town/city centre
  • Non smoking establishment
  • Seafront

Payment Methods

  • Accept Bank Transfers, Internet Payment or SWIFT/IBAN
  • Visa accepted

Room / Unit Features

  • Colour television in all bedrooms
  • Colour Television in all units
  • DVD Player
  • DVD Player in all bedrooms
  • Electric shaver point
  • En-suite
  • Free View TV
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Hairdryer in all bedrooms
  • Ironing Facilities
  • Non smoking units
  • Radio in all bedrooms
  • Tea & coffee making facilities in all bedrooms
  • Telephone in all bedrooms
  • TV in all bedrooms
  • WiFi

Specialist Features

  • Marketed as green/environmentally friendly
  • Mobile Phone Reception

Travel & Trade

  • Wi-fi available

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