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When searching for availability a minimum 3-night stay is required in the search. For shorter stays please contact us direct.

Located on Hugh Town Beach, Schooners Hotel 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 sea 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 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 including St Marys farmed eggs, St Agnes Gin & Ice cream, Ales of Scilly and other local delights. Home made soups, breads and pastries. The dinner menu is compiled each day based on 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 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. All rooms are heated and have excellent en suite facilities.

A clean, sunny atmosphere is apparent throughout.

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Guide Prices

Number of Rooms / Units
Room / Unit TypeRoom / Unit Tariff*
Double en suite£81.00 per person per night
Family en suite£82.50 per person per night
Single en suite£101.00 per person per night
Twin En Suite£81.00 per person per night

*We highly recommend the sea view rooms as we have fantastic harbour views.
Peak rates 28th April to 30 Sept.
3 night minimum stay when booking online.
If you would like to book less than 3 nights please call to check availability. Tel 01720422682


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  • Visit EnglandSilver Silver 2018
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Opening Times

2021 (17 May 2021 - 23 Oct 2021)
2022 (1 Apr 2022 - 22 Oct 2022)
2023 (1 Apr 2023 - 21 Oct 2023)
2024 (1 Apr 2024 - 26 Oct 2024)
2025 (1 Apr 2025 - 25 Oct 2025)



  • Free Wi-Fi available


  • Bar
  • Cater for vegetarians
  • Restaurant
  • Serve breakfast
  • 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
  • Garden/patio for guests' use
  • Ironing facilities
  • Licenced for alcohol
  • Real log/coal fires
  • Restaurant
  • Sea Views
  • Separate guests' lounge
  • Staff fluent in foreign languages ** (List of languages are separately given)
  • Wireless Broadband Internet Access

Key Features

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

Languages spoken

  • Polish spoken

Payment Methods

  • Accept Bank Transfers, Internet Payment or SWIFT/IBAN
  • Contactless payment accepted
  • 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
  • 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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Road Directions

Schooners Hotel is accessed via the Main street to the Thorofare. A quiet slip road from Hugh Town parallel to Town beach. When searching for availability a minimum 3-night stay is required in the search. For shorter stays please contact us direct.

Public Transport Directions

There are taxis to meet each flight to bring you to  Hugh Town if arriving by plane or Helicopter.

If coming by boat you can lable each of your large bags and they will be delivered by a local haulage company for a small fee.

Thorofare, St. Mary's, Isles of Scilly, TR21 0LN
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