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Star Castle

Certificate of Excellence
The Garrison, TR21 0JA, England
Star Castle
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We enjoyed a first class meal in the Castle restaurant, the young waiting staff were so helpful, friendly and professional. The Star Castle is such an atmospheric place and situated in a stunning location on The Garrison overlooking the harbour with views of all the off-islands. It's usually very busy so book early.

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Wimborne Minster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have just returned from a 3 nights stay at this most amazing hotel. This was my gift to my husband as a birthday present. We both agree that it is one of the best breaks we have had for some time, thanks to the staff, service, location, dining experience, etc, etc,etc. The hotel arranged collection from the airport by... More 

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Machynlleth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We've eaten at the Star many times whilst on holiday in the Islands, and have stayed a few times. It's a place I can't wait to come back to, the staff are very helpful and friendly, the rooms are very comfortable and quiet and the food is wonderful. This hotel has maintained high standards for many years, and hopefully for... More 

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London
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Had a brilliant 4 days on St Marys not least as a result of the unique Star Castle. If you like tranquillity, winter is a great time to visit the island as it is almost totally closed....well except for the atmospheric Star Castle and a few key good pubs. Easy to walk out and around the whole island from the... More 

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The Lakes
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We booked for a New Year break here - and although we'd been on the Isles of Scilly before and knew we'd enjoy that, the hotel was a gamble. But what a lovely place. Pleasant and cheery staff, very well trained and genuinely helpful. Some of the best food I have ever tasted (and I'm picky!), comfortable rooms and a... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Lovely stay for NY. We had a garden suite and it was lovely. Would definitely stay here again. The views.... Very comfortable and the bed was so comfy. The meals in the main hotel were excellent. So was breakfast... What a choice. It was great to stay for 4 nights so we could have as much of the lovey food... More 

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Herts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Booked late for an August get away. Reservations could not have been more helpful. Arrived in the pouring rain but after a few beers over lunch in the dungeon bar the sun came out for the rest of our stay. We ate both in the Castle and the conservatory, food and service were more than excellent. Our room was in... More 

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Santa Cruz De Tenerife
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Having never been here before I arrived with a little uncertainty but soon all those traveller doubts vanished. I was shown to my room which overlooked the ocean and was perfect luxury. You know when you get that feeling of wow when you open your room door and stand and gaze...well this place certainly has that. Doors opened onto a... More 

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Somerset
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Having stayed in the Star Castle many years ago and after many subsequent visits to the Scilles, my wife and I had an enjoyable short break. The weather was mixed but the accommodation and food more than made up for this. A garden room with a sea view is a good choice for spaciousness and (in good weather) a chance... More 

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London
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69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

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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