The Scilly Isles hotels are perfect for those who do not want to part with the comforts of life whilst they embark on their island adventure. Various levels of luxury are accommodated for by the islands’ hotels, ranging from 2 to 4 star ratings, with many rooms offering sea views. Some hotels even provide private swimming pools. St Agnes is the only inhabited island without its own hotel, so bear in mind that if this type of accommodation is your priority then you will be limited to St Martin’s, Bryher, Tresco and St Mary’s and will have to put St Agnes to one side simply for a day visit.


The aim of this page is to give you a quick run-down of the hotels found in the Scilly Isles in order to give you a clearer idea about where you would like to stay on your travels.

Hotels on St Mary’s

St Mary’s offers the best choice of Scilly Isles hotels, simply because it is the largest of all the islands and has the most to offer tourists generally in terms of accommodation and activities.

Star Castle Hotel (96-194)

The Star Castle Hotel is an old castle in the shape of a star, converted into a hotel. It is listed in the Good Hotel Guide 2012 and won the Cesar award for Island Hotel of the Year in 2009. It has its own private swimming pool, 2 restaurants offering three course meals, large en-suite rooms, a garden, and wonderful sea views. Prices for this 4 star hotel, which include dinner and breakfast, range from ?96 to ?194 per person depending on the room grade and the season.

Tregarthens Hotel (80-175)

Housing 33 units, including single rooms for the solo traveller, Tregarthens Hotel is a 3 star hotel which charges upwards of 80 per person per night (including breakfast). It is conveniently located next to the harbour and close to the shops. If you frequent this hotel you will be in good company, since they even hosted the queen for lunch in the summer of 2011.

Atlantic Hotel (75-135)

The 3 star Atlantic Hotel charges upwards of 75 per person, with breakfast included and many rooms offering coastal views, possibly on top of a single supplement of 25-30 per night. Providing many facilities and a special patio bar overlooking the water, could this hotel prove a good fit for your next holiday?

St Mary’s Hall Hotel (65-138)

St Mary’s Hall is a refurbished town house with its own garden. It is located just a short walk from the quay. Offering 30 comfortable rooms, this hotel charges between 65 and 138 per person per night(including breakfast) depending on the room grade and season.

Schooners Hotel (65-108)

Schooners Hotel provides 2 star accommodation in Hugh Town, overlooking St Mary’s harbour and close to the local amenities. There are 12 rooms, each costing 65-108 per person (including breakfast) depending on the type of room and the season. Alternatively prices including dinner as well as breakfast start at 80 per person per night.

Bell Rock Hotel (49-105)

For Bell Rock Hotel the prices range from 49 to 105, depending on the usual seasonal variations, with breakfast included. With good facilities and an informal atmosphere, this 2 star hotel has 23 rooms as well as its own indoor swimming pool: it claims to provide the best value available in the Isles of Scilly.

Hotels on Bryher

Whereas St Mary’s is the largest island providing a number of hotels for different budgets, Bryher is the smallest island and is home to just one hotel – suitable only for deeper pockets. Here are the details:

Hell Bay Hotel (135-300)

Hell Bay Hotel has an outdoor heated pool, its own mini golf course, sea views and easy access to the beach. This 3 star accommodation comes at a price of up to 300 per person per night, with breakfast included. All on its own in a beautiful location, though, this could be the island retreat you’ve been looking for.

Hotels on St Martin’s

St Martin’s Hotel (150-280)

St Martin’s Hotel has an indoor swimming pool, its own garden and overlooks the coast. All this will set you back at least 150 per person per night, including dinner and breakfast, or up to 280 depending upon room type and season.

Hotels on Tresco

Although Tresco is the second largest island, it is also owned by a private estate and run as a time-share business, so it only operates one hotel. Here is the information you need:

The Island Hotel (185-235)

The Island Hotel provides one-bedroom sea garden cottages for nightly bookings, with access to a tennis court, heated indoor swimming pool, sauna and gym. All rooms have sea views, and are priced between ?185 and 235 per night.

Thanks for reading this guide to the Scilly Isles hotels. If you would like more information about staying on the islands, please just visit the main accommodation page on this website.