Star Castle Hotel

An intriguing star-shaped castle hotel, with views to the harbour and sea, on the Isles of Scilly.

Key Points

  • Family run hotel located on the largest of the Isles of Scilly, walking distance to Hugh Town and offering breathtaking views across the surrounding islands.
  • Breakfast buffet available in the restaurant as well as evening meals of 2-5 course menu. well known for their fresh, locally caught seafood
  • Hotel facilities include a heated indoor swimming pool, complimentary golf and tennis and free Wi-Fi for guests.


Star Castle was built in 1593 during the reign of Queen Elizabeth, for the defence of the Isles of Scilly. It stands on the fortified Garrison Hill to the west of Hugh Town, St Mary’s, and commands magnificent views of the sea and isles in every direction. The Castle has been the scene of many historic occasions. The Dining room was the original officer’s messroom. It belongs ‘to the age of Drake and the sea-dogs.

Family run hotel with rooms inside the castle which have been elegantly refurbished whilst retaining the character of the original rooms. Garden rooms and suites are adjacent to the castle in the grounds. Some guest rooms and suites have sea or harbour views, and verandas.

There are two award winning quality restaurants featuring fresh lobster and crab, a bar and an indoor swimming pool available to guests.

Minimum nights may apply.


Room Types

Double Ensuite
Family Rooms

Nearest Airport/s

St Marys / Tresco

Content updated on 28th September 2021 by Louise Catterall, Content Editor at QuirkyAccom