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

Garrison House is located on Hassel Island, meaning travelers to this part of the Virgin Islands will have easy site access during their time there. Though the region doesn't see extremely high levels of tourism, you'll still find a substantial number of hotel options to choose from.

Hotels near Garrison House
Hotel Type Distance Direction
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
Hotel 1829 Hotel 1.1 mi. (0.3 km) N

Location and What's Nearby

And, one of the most exciting options while spending some time exploring the area could be enjoying fare at a restaurant within traveling distance of Garrison House. The Delly Deck, which serves American meals, is also the most convenient option for visitors to this historical site. It's only around three quarters of a mile away from this landmark, so check it out and peruse the menu. China Express and Downtown Deli are some of the other dining options close-by. At Downtown Deli you and your party should make it a point not to end your meal without trying their specialty, sandwiches.


Contact Information

Location: Hassel Island


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