Schooners Hotel Accessibility statement reviewed March 2013
Isles of Scilly
Schooners Hotel is located in the middle of Hugh Town.
The entrance is accessible by Taxi off St Mary?s High Street. Taxis can pick up and offload directly outside if necessary, with a wide five metre Ally to the front door.
There is no wheelchair access inside the hotel, however wheelchairs can be parked and stored as necessary.
There is a dedicated park area for a motorised chair including charging facilities next to the hotel entrance.
Guest accommodation is on four floors arranged as follows
The front door opens to the reception area leading to the dining room through a fire door and one step up, leading to the lounge/Bar via another fire door. A secondary glass panel door leads back onto the Thorofare.
The beach patio is accessed through a glass panel door and down two steps opening onto town beach.
The lounge/bar has a cloakroom and toilet.
A half flight of stairs (9 steps) leads from the reception area to bedroom 1 (Double or twin sea view) A further two stairs leads to the first floor landing and bedroom 2 (sea view double). Two steps up lead to a lobby, with handrails and two further double/twin rooms (family suite), South facing.
There is an information board with Island activities, boat and bus times on the landing. A corridor with two steps up and hand holds leads through a fire door to a further family suite (or single and double room) with sea views. A fire escape leads down a flight of stairs to the Thorofare through a fire door.
The main staircase leads to the second floor and bedroom seven a sea view twin next to room 8 a sea view double. A short corridor leads to bedroom 9 and 10 both south facing twins. Further to bedrooms 11 and 12 both sea view twins. A secondary staircase connects to the first floor fire escape onto Thorofare.
A flight of stairs leads from the second landing to a lobby on the 3rd floor with fire doors to suites 14 & 15 a family room and twin sea view, a further corridor leads to the upper lounge library with panoramic views, a large television and hotel computer.
Natural light illuminates most of the corridors, background lighting provides good illumination elsewhere. All bedrooms have new ensuite facilities with large walk in 900 x 900 quadrant showers, tea/coffee making facilities, hairdryers and access to iron and ironing boards on each floor. There are telephones in all bedrooms with alarm and radio function. Free wifi is available to all guests throughout the hotel.
No Pets are allowed in the hotel. Vegetarian diets are catered for. Please inform us of all dietary needs, and mobility health and hearing problems we might need to be aware of.
Reception of Vodafone and Orange mobiles is reasonable on the islands but may be weak in some areas.
The management and staff are determined to assist in making your stay as pleasurable as possible so if there is anything additional we could do to please ask, we will do all we can to help.