2 Star Hotel Visit England with silver Accolade & breakfast award.
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 other 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, tea & coffee making facilities. The comfortable licenced bar opens onto the beach patio. There is a newly refurbished spacious lounge on the top floor overlooking the harbour.
The Hotel owners have a 60' sailing ketch Toloa. Book 7 nights or more and we will take you for a complimentary sail.
The hotel's cuisine is managed by our excellent chef. Island produce, local fish and traditional recipes are preferred. All soups, breads and pastries are home made. The dinner menu is compiled each day based on local availability of prime ingredients. Vegetarian 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, we bring in supplies and materials in the sailing ketch "Toloa". 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" Canvas bags and clothing. The Sail loft is situated on the quay. The Boat yard is in the next bay at Porth Mellon. Visit our Canvas shop for a look at our products and services.
With its waterside location at the heart of the islands shipbuilding past, the hotel has an undoubted marine feel, which is echoed in the Schooner's bar. All rooms are heated and have excellent new en suite wash rooms.
A clean sunny atmosphere is apparent throughout.