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Star Castle

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   The Garrison, TR21 0JA, England
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Ranked #3 of 6 Hotels in St Mary's
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
PhilofEnglandLondon London
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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95 reviews 95 reviews
50 hotel reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Star Castle is not like any other hotel. The main building is a fortified residence that once sheltered the future king (James II) during the English Civil War. It has a superb outlook over the rest of St Mary's island and a wonderful cliff top walk around the Garrison. Although views are restricted from the main building, there is... More

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Stowmarket, United Kingdom
17 reviews 17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is real curate's egg. Great location but being castle there are virtually no views from inside due to the thick walls. Food was good particularly breakfast. Biggest disappointment were the garden rooms - very small, hardly room for two people to sit comfortably - asked for feather-free room but this wasn't ready so they had to take all... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Have just enjoyed three nights at the Star Castle as part of a busy business trip to the islands. We were exceptionally well-looked after. There is a real buzz about the place, especially at breakfast time as guests are helped with planning their day including boat trips to the 'off' Islands. Somehow the staff engender an atmosphere where everyone seems... More

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157 reviews 157 reviews
52 hotel reviews
167 helpful votes 167 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have just spent a delightful weekend at "the castle" as the locals call it. Our booking including flights was taken care of quickly and efficiently by the reception staff, simple as! That set the tone for a seamless weekend. Our suite, Rosvean, was beyond our expectations! Separate sitting room overlooking the harbour and beyond, bathroom and large bedroom. All... More

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9 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our third visit to the Star Castle and although it has the most fantastic position, is a wonderful building I think things aren't as good as previous visits. We had a garden room which was very pleasantly furnished but we thought the bathroom rather dated. The newly renovated pool was impressive but it was the food we had... More

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65 reviews 65 reviews
9 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well presented, tasty food served by professional, cheerful staff in a lovely location. We just couldn't fault any aspect of our dinner. The main course was also very large, as was my cheeseboard, and in no way insufficient as mentioned in some previous reviews. The dinning room did get a little warm, over the course of the evening, but it... More

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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

I had a garden room with garden which was large and relaxing, pleasantly furnished and very clean. It lacked the edge of other high end hotels in the South West. For example the bathroom was showing it's age and the vast double bed was two 3' singles pushed together. Individually they were very comfortable but the gap in the middle... More

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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9 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

We stayed here for 3 days. The staff were very friendly and could not have been more obliging. The garden room we were in was spacious, clean and comfortable and accommodated us and our dog very well. The castle is charming and the restaurant is very well organised and the food and front of house are good. We will return.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We dined in The Castle restaurant last night with friends. Despite a misunderstanding over the table reservation, the staff were absolutely superb and very professional. Very friendly service in the cellar bar and the restaurant manager went out of his way to rectify the problem. We had a fantastic meal and can highly recommend dining here. Probably the best restaurant... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 via mobile

A two night visit to celebrate my wife's birthday - from the telephone booking ( which included flights from Exeter and complimentary transfers to and from hotel ) it was a complete delight. Excellent food and staff who went out of their way to ensure that we enjoyed our visit made the whole experience memorable. Thank you all

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Address: The Garrison, TR21 0JA, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Isles of Scilly > St Mary's
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Star Castle 4*
Number of rooms: 34
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Also Known As:
Star Castle Hotel St Mary`s
Star Castle St Marys
Star Castle Hotel St Marys
Star Castle Isles Of Scilly, England

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