Overview of Hostel
Longstone Lodge is a brand new type of accommodation for the Isles of Scilly: a Hostel. Aiming to provide quality yet affordable lodgings where visitors are able to choose between private and dormitory bedrooms, most with ensuite facilities. A well equipped communal kitchen diner is available for g
Longstone Lodge is situated almost dead centre of St. Mary's, Isles of Scilly. We are 2km/15-20 minutes walk from Hugh Town.
When you arrive on the islands there are various taxi services to assist you.
From St. Mary's Airport
Each flight is met by Skybus' transport provider: Paulgers Passenger transport that can take you and your luggage to Longstone Lodge. Please note that these transport costs are not included in our stay or within flight costs.
Paulgers Passenger Transport (01720) 423701
From St. Mary's Quay
For transport from Scillonian III it is advisable to book a taxi in advance.
Local providers include:
DJ Cabs: (01720) 423775
Scilly Carrs: 07833250255
Toots Taxi: (01720) 422142 or 07570 624 669
ON FOOT OR BY BIKE
Once you are on St. Mary's you will find Longstone Lodge an easy 2km (15-20 minutes walk or 5-8 minutes by bike) from Hugh Town/St. Mary's Quay. The journey is mainly flat. Please note that the last 200m is on unmade road.
LOCAL BUS SERVICES
St. Mary's Community Bus runs scheduled services around the islands during peak season. The bus stops at the end of Longstone Lane (Carreg Dhu is our stop).
We strongly advise that you ensure you have a confirmed travel booking to and from the islands in conjunction with any booking you make with Longstone Lodge as at busy times of the year air and sea travel can be heavily booked..
28 miles from lands end, the Isles of Scilly are the 'Caribbean' of the UK. Beautiful beaches, prolific wildlife and an easy way of life. With 5 inhabited islands and only 2000 inhabitants, Scilly is a friendly pace, with much to see, do and explore.
Conditions & Policy
?Longstone Lodge polices & conditions; Cancellation policy: 7 days before arrival by 6pm for indivudual bookings, for group bookings please see our group booking details. If you have to cancel for any reason this needs to be put in writing to us as soon as possible. Check in is from 12.30pm-2pm and 5-6.30pm. A late check-in or early check out can be organised upon request. If you do not notify us by 6pm of an intended late check-in on the day of arrival it may result in your booking being cancelled without refund. Should you arrive before check-in time and your room is not ready to access we offer a complimentary luggage storage facility on-site. Check out before 10:00, Failure to check out before 10am result in a £10 per person charge. Payment upon arrival by cash, credit cards, debit cards. This property may pre-authorise your card in before arrival. Taxes included. Breakfast not included. General; No curfew. Child friendly. Non smoking. Keep noise to a minimum after 10.30pm. Reception Hours: 8.30-10am, 12.30pm-2pm and 5-6.30pm No Stag/Hen Parties, No Dogs The maximum period of stay is of 14 days. Guests in the dorm room must be over 16 years of age. The person making the booking must be 18 or over and accompany the party. We have a car park that fits approximately 6 cars and/or electric buggies. Longstone Lodge is accessible to disabled visitors. The accommodation is all on one level with a designated accessible shower room and WC. The booked room or dormitory must be left in a clean and tidy condition. The hostel is closed for cleaning between 10.00am-12.30pm (this is flexible if we are quiet so it is best to ask at check-in if you want to gain access earlier). Please note that ensuite bathrooms and rooms are not cleaned during your stay unless you are with us for an extended period, in which case rooms and bathrooms are cleaned once a week. The proprietors reserve the right to make a claim for damage to the premises, its fixtures, fittings and contents. No liability can be accepted for any personal injury, loss or damage to personal property and that cover should be secured by the guests insurance. TRAVEL We strongly advise that you ensure you have a confirmed travel booking to and from the islands in conjunction with any booking you make with Longstone Lodge as at busy times of the year air and sea travel can be heavily booked. If you are arriving by Skybus, taxis are available at the airport. Should you arrive by Scillonian III ferry it maybe advisable to book a taxi in advance should you require transport to Longstone Lodge. See our 'How to get here' page for suggested services. Your luggage can be transported with you, however if you label each item for Longstone Lodge before it is checked-in/loaded onto the Scillonian this will be automatically delivered for you by the local haulage companies for a per bag charge. Please also note that it is highly recommended that you have adequate travel insurance that covers the Isles of Scilly. You are booking an off-shore holiday so sometimes there can be delays or cancellations.