Visit the Isles of Scilly and enjoy beautifull veiws over St. Mary's Harbour and off islands beyond. We are situated literally right on the beach!
Located on the beach in hugh town, overlooking St. Mary's harbour and pier, the hotel is conveniently situated close to the islands amenities. The quay for off Island boating, Hugh town for shops and restaurants and St Mary's beautiful sandy beaches. The hotel accomodation includes 12 ensuite rooms with eight having prime views over the harbour and off islands beyond. Our other rooms are south facing and sunny with interesting roofscape views of old hugh town. The comfortable licenced bar opens onto the beach patio. The hotels cuisine is managed by experienced chef Melissa and delights our guests with her culinary art. Island produce, local fish and traditional recipies 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.
The hotel is part of Rat Island Sailboat Company, the Islands sailmakers. The Sailboat Company also run Rat Bags Canvas workshop which is now located along the beach from the hotel, having recently moved from Rat Island. The Sail loft remains on the quay. The Boat yard is in the next bay at Porth Mellon. Visit http://ratisland.tripod.com 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 schooners bar. All rooms are heated and have exellent ensuites, televisions and tea/coffee making facilities and a clean sunny atmosphere is apparent throughout.