St Helena Accommodation – Great Places To Stay On The Island

Updated with new properties 1 September, 2019

Booking St Helena accommodation for an island holiday is now so much easier, with the Inside St Helena app bringing a range of hotel, bed and breakfast and self-catering options straight to your fingertips.  The App’s, ‘Where To Stay’ home menu button allows you to browse the full list and make comparisons before choosing a St Helena lodging for your trip.


Feeling Right At Home

Self-catering accommodation on St Helena allows privacy and home cooked meals, a preference for many travellers who enjoy being fully independent.

We list some superb St Helena bed and breakfast providers on the App. B&Bs sets you up for the day, taking the hassle out of that first energising meal.

And, of course, visitors can select one of the island’s hotels, all of which offer a holiday also from domestic chores!

Whatever your style of travel and level of home comforts you’ll find something from the St Helena island accommodation selection on the App to suit your needs.  Whether you prefer the bustle of Jamestown, a quiet country hideaway or sweeping ocean vistas, all of these places to stay in St Helena are listed and each one will make you feel right at home.


Don’t Leave It Too Late

To help secure a stay at the property you like, it’s advisable to make reservations well in advance.  The busy tourist period on St Helena runs December through to March.

Scroll down the list below to find your perfect St Helena lodging of either bed and breakfast or self-catering.  When choosing where to stay in St Helena you might find some of the feedback comments on the App useful for making a decision. See the comment icon at the top of each property’s page.

A list of island hotels can be found in a separate article here.

Keep in mind the Inside St Helena App is your resource for loads more useful information, especially designed to help you plan your trip to the island and make the most of your time once you get here.  It’s a FREE, super handy travel guide, connecting you with everything to get the best out of a holiday, including the best places to stay in St Helena.


St Helena Accommodation in Jamestown


Fowlers’ Town Houses 1 & 2 – Self Catering

Fowlers’ Town House, Jamestown


Two self-catering houses available, £80/night per house, in the heart of Jamestown.

Town House 1, Narra Backs, behind The Market

2-bedroom house – 1 double, 1 single.

Features kitchen/diner, bath/shower, lounge, patio and courtyards.  Views of the harbour, Jacob’s Ladder and Jamestown.

One minutes’ walk to Main Street and Market Street amenities, including Post Office, Bank of St Helena, shops, cafes and restaurants.

Town House 2, Market Street near the Baptist Manse

2-bedroom house – 1 double, 2 singles – approx. 5 minutes’ walk to Main Street.

Features bath/shower, spacious kitchen/diner, lounge and a secluded backyard with BBQ stand.

Included in both Town Houses

TV, welcome pack, bedding, towels, BBQ stand, washing machine and rotary clothes line.  Also included is a private car park, a priceless commodity in Jamestown!

Both houses are gems and you will enjoy staying here.  Airport transfers on request at an additional charge.

Fowlers’ Town House website

All contact details (website, email, telephone) listed on the Inside St Helena App


Maldivia Lodge – B&B + Self Catering Accommodation St Helena

Maldivia Lodge, self-catering accommodation and bed & breakfast, Jamestown


Offering 1, bed and breakfast and 3, self-catering flats situated in lush garden surroundings of Maldivia Lodge at the top of Jamestown.

Maldivia Lodge – Bed and Breakfast St Helena

1 double en suite bedroom, TV, fan.

£55 single occupancy, £65 couple.

The Chalet – Self Catering

2 bedrooms, 1 double en suite, 1 single, TV, washing machine, fitted kitchenette.

Cost £40 per night.

The Gazebo – Self Catering

1 double en suite bedroom, TV, washing machine, fitted kitchenette.

Cost £35 per night.

Cornerstone Flat – Self Catering

1 double en suite bedroom, TV, washing machine, fitted kitchenette.

Cost £40 per night.

The Maldivia Story

Named after castaways from the Maldives, found in a boat 450 miles from land in 1734.  Seven survivors were landed on St Helena and put to work making a plantation garden at the upper end of Jamestown.

All contact details (website, email, telephone) listed on the Inside St Helena App


Huxtable’s Holiday Flats & Longer Term – Self-Catering

Huxtable’s Holiday Flats, self-catering, Jamestown


Enjoy your self-catering holiday in St Helena based in ‘The Coach House’ or ‘The Forge’, ideally secluded in the heart of lower Jamestown, bordering a delightful garden oasis just around the Munden’s Lane corner off Napoleon Street, and five minutes’ walk from the seaside.

Each twin-bedded holiday flat will accommodate one or two visitors.  Please view our website for details or email for availability and further information.

For visitors intending a stay on St Helena for extended periods, we also offer long-term accommodation in our two town apartments, both secluded behind ‘The Moon’, as for the holiday flats: the ‘Lower Ferns’ off Napoleon Street has two bedrooms and the ‘Upper Ferns’ off Munden’s Lane has two bedrooms plus a study.  These apartments are also described on our website.

Additionally, not entered on our website, we offer ‘Alarm Gun Cottage’ for long-term let.  Located in Alarm Forest near historic Alarm House, it is a modern bungalow with two bedrooms, and open plan kitchen, dining area and living area covering half the house.

Huxtable’s Holiday Flats website

All contact details (website, email, telephone) listed on the Inside St Helena App


The Briars St Helena Accommodation

Rose-Ellan, self-catering, The Briars


Rose-Ellan & Briar-Rose – Self-Catering

Two well-appointed, one-bedroom, self-catering bungalows located in The Briars village, a convenient 5-minute drive from the centre of Jamestown.

The properties are a few minutes’ walk from The Briars Pavilion, where Napoleon stayed during the first months of his exile in 1815. The Duke of Welling also stayed there in 1805.

Rose-Ellan House

1 double bedroom

Lounge with double sofa-bed and single camp-bed


Briar-Rose Flat

1 double bedroom

Covered decking patio

Facilities for both properties include:

Fully fitted kitchen with washing machine, starter food pack, towels and bedding, TV, telephone and radio.  Parking.


Starting at £25 per day.  Airport transfers available on request at an additional fee.

All contact details (website, email, telephone) listed on the Inside St Helena App


Gordon’s Post Accommodation

Harkate – Self-Catering

Harkate self-catering accommodation, Gordon’s Post


Harkate comprises two self-catering, semi-detached, new and modern apartments located in the prime location of Alarm Forest.

We have spectacular countryside views overlooking woodlands, grazing cows, quiet country lanes, magical forests, and a remarkable view of historical landmark, High Knoll Fort.

Everyone Welcome

Perfect for tourists, families and friends with children, short-term contract workers and consultants.

Harkate is versatile, we can accept group bookings; each guest house has 2 double bedrooms to cater for either 4 couples or 6 singles at one time!

Tucked away in the countryside our guest-houses offers a discreet and secluded break from the stresses of life, catering to every need. Harkate is the ideal venue for a romantic honeymoon or weekend getaway.

Cost of Accommodation

Cost: from £60 p/n p/p or per couple

  • We provide a ‘Welcome to St Helena starter pack’
  • Collect guests from the airport and can arrange a hire drive.

Making Contact

Contact Tammy and Gavin Williams to book your stay.

Download the Harkate Brochure here.

All contact details (website, email, telephone) listed on the Inside St Helena App


Half Tree Hollow Accommodation


Jaye’s Guest House – Bed and Breakfast in St Helena

Jaye’s Guest House, bed & breakfast, Half Tree Hollow


Accommodation details – Two Double Rooms

£90 per room/night including breakfast and airport transfers.  A comfortable and friendly stay assured.  Service and quality guaranteed.  Newly built (2019).  Upstairs, double-bed en suite, spacious room, private balcony.  Ground floor, double-bed, spacious, disabled/wheelchair friendly with wet bathroom.  Private access both rooms.

Guests’ garden entertainment area including BBQ facility (great for warm sunny days).

We do not provide internet.  Wi-Fi hotspots at Rosie’s or in Jamestown.

Jaye’s Guest House Location

We are situated in a peaceful location just below High Knoll Fort, with an amazing view of Half Tree Hollow below, then the vast Atlantic Ocean reaching out to the horizon.  Sunsets from Jaye’s are spectacular.

Attractions and amenities within a mile radius from us include:

  • The Governor’s residence, Plantation House, where you can have a tour and see Jonathan the tortoise, the oldest living animal in the world.
  • St Paul’s Cathedral, Francis Plain sports field, the Boer Cemetery at Knollcombes and the heritage site of High Knoll Fort with its spectacular 360 degree panoramic views.
  • Half Tree Hollow supermarket and fuel station, plus a range of other shops are also nearby.

We are about 2 miles from the island’s capital, Jamestown, and about 5 miles from the airport.

Our location is ideal for exploring the St Paul’s district on foot.

Jaye’s Guest House on Facebook

All contact details (website, email, telephone) listed on the Inside St Helena App


Al’De’s – Self-Catering

Al’De’s self-catering bungalow, Half Tree Hollow


House With An Ocean View

Al’De’s Accommodation is a newly built, fully furnished, spacious 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom bungalow with a stunning view of the ocean.

Relax with a glass of wine on the patio and watch the activities of a tourist ship or the beautiful sunsets in the evening.


Al’De’s is on offer for short term rental from £40/pp/night.

Included in the price:

  • Airport transfers
  • Starter pack
  • TV

WiFi on request (additional fee)

House has Liability Insurance.

Contact Deborah or Alan Benjamin for more information or to make a booking.

All contact details (website, email, telephone) listed on the Inside St Helena App


William’s Estate – Self-Catering

Williams’ Estate, self-catering accommodation, Half Tree Hollow


Accommodation Details

William’s Estate is a purpose-built complex of 8 semi-detached, self-catering bungalows, starting at £60/day/bungalow.

Included airport transfers, Wi-Fi hotspot on Estate and welcome/starter pack on kitchen table.

Two and three-bedroom bungalows are open-plan, fully furnished, each includes fitted kitchen, television and outside deck area.

Estate swimming pool is ideal for cooling off after a day exploring.

Car hire service exclusive to guests, £15/day.  7-seater mini bus hire, £25/day.

Top Quality Customer Care

Steve and Debbie are owners and full-time landlords who literally built William’s Estate in 2008 (Steve is a builder).  They work from the on-site office, 8am – 4pm, ensuring guests enjoy a comfortable and stress-free stay.


Williams’ Estate offers 180 degree views of St Helena’s pristine Atlantic Ocean from Upper Cow Path in Half Tree Hollow.

Guests have a front-row seat to Atlantic sunsets.

Convenience store less than a minute’s walk from the Estate, 4 minutes to Solomon’s supermarket and fuel station. Other shops also nearby.

Half Tree Hollow offers respite from the heat of Jamestown (10 minutes’ drive) and a great base from which to explore.

High Knoll Fort, St Paul’s Cathedral and Plantation House, all 5 minutes in the car.

Williams’ Estate website

All contact details (website, email, telephone) listed on the Inside St Helena App


Fuller’s Guest House – Self-Catering

Fuller’s Guest House, Half Tree Hollow


Fuller’s Accommodation is a newly renovated and refurbished Guest House with 3 separate, spacious en suite bedrooms, sharing a communal kitchen and living space.

The house is situated in the heart of Half Tree Hollow.

Sit back and enjoy the view of the vast South Atlantic Ocean from a spacious balcony taking in the awesome sunrises and sunsets.  Also occasionally beautiful rainbows.

We are within 2 minutes’ walking distance to A&D’s Mini Mart and to the bus stop junction for public transport.  St Andrew’s church is nearby as is Half Tree Hollow Community Centre.

Guest House Communal Facilities

Kitchen, lounge, balcony, telephone, TV.

Accommodation is available from short to medium term rentals.


Rooms may be booked individually at a starting rate of £40/pp/night for family/group bookings.  Special monthly rates for longer stays.

All contact details (website, email, telephone) listed on the Inside St Helena App


St Pauls’– St Helena Bed and Breakfast & Self Catering


Richards’ Travel Lodge – Bed and Breakfast

Richards’ Travel Lodge, bed & breakfast, Half Tree Hollow


Richards’ Travel Lodge, offers high quality, luxury bed and breakfast accommodation and restaurant in a beautiful location.

Richards’ Travel Lodge has been regularly reported by our customers to be one of the best bed and breakfast options in St Helena and we feel we are offering ‘Saint’ hospitality at its very best.

The Lodge Experience

It includes two spacious and well-kept bed and breakfast units.

Each offers the most modern appliances and furnishings, with free wireless internet access and en suite facilities.

Breakfast is offered with an option of either Full English or Continental; and cooked and served on the premises.

We ensure that the comfort and needs of our guests are met, with the aim of providing ‘an extra mile’ experience with a sit-out function, on a lawn with views over Half Tree Hollow, New Ground and the sea.

It’s the perfect place when customers need that ‘little extra’.

Richards’ Travel Lodge website

All contact details (website, email, telephone) listed on the Inside St Helena App


MY St Helena Stay – Lower Farm Lodge

MY St Helena Stay, self-catering, Lower Farm Lodge, Rosemary Plain


MY St Helena Stay offers a self-catering flat at Lower Farm Lodge located near Rosemary Plain.

Away from the relatively busy parts of the island, Lower Farm Lodge is nestled within a quiet and peaceful hollow and is surrounded by mature gardens, pastures and woods.

This newly converted flat is a 15-minute drive from Jamestown and is ideally situated for easy access to many of the island’s attractions; Plantation House, Lemon Valley, and Diana’s Peak National Park.

The flat has a double bed, en suite facilities and a fitted kitchenette with twin hob cooker, oven, fridge/freezer, toaster and kettle. Guests are able to enjoy the grounds and sit out area which is great for alfresco dining.


The flat is priced at £35/night, single occupancy or £50/night for a couple.

Arrangements can be made for airport transfers and hire drives.

MY St Helena Facebook Page

All contact details (website, email, telephone) listed on the Inside St Helena App


Blue Hill – Self Catering Accommodation St Helena


Rock Mount Cottage – Self-Catering

Rock Mount Cottage, self-catering, Fairyland


Welcome to St Helena’s first off-grid self-catering accommodation, set in the heart of the aptly named area, Fairyland.


Surrounding area boasts views of arid coastland and lush greenery.

Nearby popular tourist sports include Lot, The Flax Mill and Peak Dale.

Sleeping Capacity

Cottage accommodates up to 5: Master room, super-king bed.  Second room, single bed.  Living room, queen-size sleeper couch.

Property can be enjoyed as a getaway vacation or as a hub for a larger camping or tour group of stargazers, walkers’ or painters’ retreat.

Restored Cottage

Rock Mount has been restored using traditional building materials and techniques.  The property now boasts high ceilings, light rooms and beautiful views from every angle of the house.

Equipped with a fitted kitchen and woodstove, a bath and shower.


Min 2-night stay @£150 and £40/night thereafter.

All contact details (website, email, telephone) listed on the Inside St Helena App


St Helena Accommodation – Great Places To Stay On The Island

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  1. Lots of good information on this email! Thank you very much. I intend to visit St. Helena in May 2021.
    Best regards from Los Angeles, Mr. Alexis Torres

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