Garrison House

The Garrison House was part of the general fortification on Hassel Island constructed by the British as part of the defense of St. Thomas. The Garrison House was part of Fort Willoughby, though unlike the fort, the Garrison House is still in relatively good shape, with the roof still operational.


Visitors who make their way to Hassel Island will undoubtedly want to explore the ruins. However, as there is no supervision on the island, keep in mind that ruins can be dangerous and their is always the hazard of collapse.

Staying Close

Hassel Island is a good option for those wishing to visit Garrison House, since visitors to this part of the Virgin Islands will be pleased to have easy site access throughout their trip. There are a fair number of hotels in the region around Garrison House.

Hotels near Garrison House
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Olga's Fancy Guest house 0.9 mi. (1.4 km) NW
Bluebeards Castle Resort 1.0 mi. (0.4 km) NNE
Galleon House Bed & Breakfast B & B 1.1 mi. (0.3 km) N
Miller Manor Hotel 1.1 mi. (1.0 km) NNW
Windward Passage Hotel Hotel 1.1 mi. (0.3 km) N
The Crystal Palace B & B 1.1 mi. (0.6 km) N
At Home in the Tropics Bed & Breakfast B & B 1.1 mi. (1.4 km) N

Location and What's Nearby

If you work up an appetite viewing this historic site, you're in luck, since you'll discover a wide variety of restaurants in the general vicinity. The Delly Deck, which offers American dishes, is also the most convenient option for visitors to this historical site. It's just about three quarters of a mile away from this landmark, so stop in and try something off the menu. China Express and Downtown Deli are a couple other nearby lunch and dinner possibilities. At Downtown Deli you and your group can't leave without sampling their specialty, sandwiches.


Contact Information

Location: Hassel Island


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