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Star Island Family Retreat and Conference Center

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Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Day trips to the Isles of Shoals are interesting; a week there is magical!!! I went on a personal retreat to the Isles of Shoals - the Star Island Experience - with no particular expectations. The hour-long ferry ride stimulates the adventuresome spirit. First night...More

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Reviewed 31 August 2017

I went to Star Island with a couple of colleagues to take a course. We had an absolutely amazing time! What a great place to disconnect, yet reconnect. My friend said it's like stuck in a time warp. I asked like 1980's? No, she said,...More

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Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

We stayed overnight on Star Island celebrating our anniversary. We understood that we were staying at a conference center but we were not prepared for how many people were there, making virtually no place we could find for peace and quiet. Our "upgraded" motel room...More

Thank Lynne R
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Those who have been to War Island can tell you how wonderful it is. One one hand it seems to be from another time...the 1800s. On the other hand, it is constantly evolving with a solar array and a thorough recycling program. The Island has...More

Thank RGS318
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

Highly recommend you Stay the day, but go home to get any sleep! We go out to the Isles of Shoals every summer. Love the history and walking about the island, reading on the deck. We decided to spend the night. Very expensive, beautiful view...More

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Response from Ally M | Property representative |
Hello and thank you for thinking of Star Island for your retreat! Star is open mid-June through mid-September each season and although we are currently at capacity a number of weeks this summer (2018), we'd be happy to chat... More
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"Inquire when booking due to rocky nature of the island; all the buildings have access constraints.."
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"There are about 4 or 5 housing choices; I like the original, Victorian hotel (called Oceanic!!) ."
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"Most rooms have trade-offs. You need to look at the site and decide what is important to you."
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"The island is self-sustaining so do not bring lots of electronics and showers are limited to 3 per week..."
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