Starboard Light

Sleeps 5+2

The newly refurbished Starboard Light Cottage is a 3 bedroom cottage, located in a prime position at the bottom of Garrison Hill, just yards from the Harbour. Rumoured to be the oldest building on St Mary’s outside of The Garrison, this traditional cottage is a lovely place for a holiday on The Isles of Scilly with family or friends. Starboard Light cottage accepts dogs.
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Starboard Light Landing
Starboard Light Master Bedroom
Starboard Light Lounge
Starboard Light Hallway
Starboard Light Twin Room
Starboard Light Exterior


Downstairs there is a large lounge, dual aspect bay windows overlooking “The Bank”, comfy sofa, an open fire with logs in the winter and it is equipped with 32 inch flat screen TV, FreeSat box, Blu-ray / DVD player and Bluetooth HiFi. There is a small selection of DVD’s available at the hotel, plus books, local guides and maps in the cottage. The lounge is bright and sunny in the summer, lovely and cosy in the winter.

The kitchen / diner is well equipped with fridge / freezer, dishwasher and washer / dryer. There is a hob, oven and microwave available for cooking, and a full range of utensils, crockery and glassware. Anything else you may need then just ask the hotel team. The table and chairs seat up to 5 guests, with highchairs available on request. The bay window looks out on to “The Bank”.

The entrance and hallway has a shoe rack and plenty of coat hooks, plus there is a downstairs cloakroom.


Upstairs there are 3 bedrooms and a bathroom, coming off a lovely bright landing with bay window.

Bedroom 1 – can be set up as twin or double bedded room, a large room with chest of drawers for storage. The window overlooks the hotel garden.

Bedroom 2 – at the front of the house, overlooking “The Bank”, it can be set up as twin or double bedded room. A large room with chest of drawers for storage.

Bedroom 3 – a single bedded room, but there is space for a cot if needed (which can be supplied by the hotel). The window overlooks the hotel garden.

Family Bathroom – with bath and shower over, and a large airing cupboard.

Floor Plans

See the Starboard Light Cottage Floor Plan here.


Rates for a 7 night stay this year start from £550 in the winter months to £1,700 in the high season – speak to our reservations team who can quote a rate for the week you are looking for or take a look at the 2017 Tariff here.

Outside of peak season we can also offer 3 or 4 night self catering short breaks.
Changeover day is a Saturday for 7 night stays.


To book, call us on 01720 422540 or email:

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