Shelter Island House

11 Stearns Point Road , Shelter Island Heights, NY 11965 USA (Show map)


Drawing inspiration from its original roots in the 1800s, Shelter Island House has been reinvented with luxurious modern beach flair and opulent accommodations. Style, distinction, warmth, and intimacy are combined with architecture that has maintained its historic details and chic elegance. You will discover casual sophistication and a chance to explore the local feel without sacrificing luxury. Shelter Island House is the right choice for those looking for top quality service and style. The intimately sized hotel boasts graciously sized rooms, spa bathrooms, chic décor and local art. Complimentary amenities, including continental breakfast, Wi-Fi, pool, outstanding on premises restaurant, bar and gift shop are just a glimpse of what is provided to enhance your experience while visiting. Relax on the deck with morning coffee or an evening cocktail, grab a lobster roll from our bakery for your day at the Beach and borrow bikes for a day of island exploring. Wrap the day with a dip in the pool, a game of Pentaque and dinner alfresco. Your Shelter Island House retreat awaits you!


Rooms & Rates

Queen Room

Relax in our luxuriant Queen rooms with lofty beds and opulent full baths. Availability on 1st or 2nd floors with garden views and intimate seating area. One Queen room has a cozy sofa bed with pull out for 1 extra guest - call for availablility on room number 5.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $225 - $395

Double Queen

Extremely private second floor Double Queen Room overlooking our swimming pool and garden. Two comfortable Queen sized beds over carpeted floors with a walk-in closet and spacious bathroom. Reserve rooms 1 & 2 together, perfect for a family or group of friends!

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 2 Queen

Nightly Rate: $425 - $595

Deluxe King Room

Unwind in our sophisticated first or second floor rooms with views overlooking the back garden and pool. Sumptuous king sized beds and sublime full baths.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: $295 - $495

King Suite

Spread out in our voluminous second floor suites so grandiose and private. Enjoy an elegant king sized bed plus a relaxed sofa bed that doubles for a cozy nook for one extra guest.** Expansive spa bathrooms offer jacuzzi tubs and separate over sized showers.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: $425 - $595

Osprey Suite

Private 3 bedroom Suite (6-8 person) Spread out and make yourself at home in this generous 3-bedroom suite. Relax, restore and retreat with family and friends. Full sized living room with comfy seating, sofa bed** for extra guests and flat screen TV. Contemporary kitchen boasts full amenities with granite countertops and dinning for 6. Private Master bedroom includes lush King bed, a grand bathroom with oversized soaker tub and separate shower. Bedroom 2 has a deluxe Queen bedroom and shared sleek full bath with oversized spa shower. Bedroom 3 is ideal for two with astute trundle twin beds. The suite boasts multiple closets and storage, poolside & Pentaque court views. Celebrate morning coffee, evening cocktails and hammock siestas on your private wrap around porch. This Suite is also available for rental for the full season. Call with inquiries.

  • Maximum Capacity: 6
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King , 1 Queen , 1 Double , 2 Twin

Nightly Rate: $850 - $1500

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Location Type

Island, Small town


New York, NY (JFK-Kennedy) 90 miles

Directions to property:

Directions from New York City to Shelter Island: Train: / 718 217-5477 Take the Long Island Railroad – From Penn Station to Greenport, NY, walk to North Ferry for 8 minute ride to Shelter Island, NY Bus: / 631-283-4600 Take The Hampton Jitney from midtown to Greenport, walk to passenger ferry for 8 minute ride to Shelter Island, NY Car: Take the Long Island Expressway (I-495) East to Riverhead, continue on route 25 to Greenport, at Greenport drive onto the North Ferry to Shelter Island for 8 minute ride to Shelter Island. No reservations required. Seaplane: book your trip — 40 minutes from the East River to Crescent Beach on Shelter Island. Directions from North Ferry: / 631-749-0139 After exiting the ferry, follow route 114 (Grand Ave.) thru Shelter Island Heights. Travel straight onto New York Avenue. Make a right at the 4-way stop onto West Neck Road. Take second left onto Stearns Point Road. Find us 300 feet down on the left. ** Directions from the South Shore (Hamptons) via South Ferry: (631) 749-1200 After exiting the ferry, follow route 114 as it zigzags through the town. At the stop sign in front of IGA Supermarket, make a left to continue on route 114. Make the first left onto West Neck Road. Go straight through the 4-way stop. Make second left onto Stearns Point Road. Join us at our .

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Beach, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Live Music, Nature area, Night life, Ocean, Outlet Stores, Tours, Vineyard, Winery

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Inn Details

Establishment type

Cottage, Historic Inn, Boutique Hotel, Apartment, Pub

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Amenities Basket, Bath robes, Bike rental, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, Fireplace, Fridge, Hairdryer, Ironing Board, Parking, Pool, Satellite/Cable TV, Sports equipment rental, TV, Turndown Service, Wedding Facilities, Wi-Fi, iPhone docking station

On-site activities


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  • Check In:: 3:00 PM
  • Check Out:: 11:00 AM
  • Open All Year Round: No
  • Smoking Allowed: No
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Yes
  • Childcare Provided: Limited
  • Guest Pets Allowed: Prior approval required 50 lb. weight limit, $150 fee/night
  • Disabled Access Limited

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: 2 night stay - holidays 3 night stay
  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: 50%
  • Cancellations: You will receive a full refund when cancelled prior to 30 days. Cancellations after 30 days but before 7 days will be refunded 50% of the deposit. Cancellations within 7 days of your stay will forfeit the entire portion paid.
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Suzanne Walsh & Janet Rogler

Languages spoken


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About the innkeepers

We love Shelter Island and it's intimate community. The wall to wall beaches, endless bamboo and tree lined streets with gorgeous water views are must haves for us!.

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Continental Breakfast provided

  • Time Served: 7:30AM-10:30AM
  • Serving Location: Dining Room, On-site restaurant

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian gluten free

Signature Dish

Grilled Octopus
Local and fresh changing with the seasons. Local ceviche, homemade ricotta and more


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