Travel and Accommodation in Guernsey

Guernsey is located in the English Channel, off the coast of Normandy and getting here couldn’t be easier. Whether you choose to fly to the island or travel to Guernsey by ferry, regular flights and sea crossings mean you could be exploring the Bailiwick within hours of setting off from home.

The Bailiwick of Guernsey is English speaking and the currency is the British Pound.


By Air

Travelling to Guernsey by air couldn’t be easier. A number of Guernsey airlines operate from flights to Guernsey from Paris, Jersey and airports across the UK including London Gatwick, London Stansted, Manchester, East Midlands, Bristol, Leeds Bradford, Southampton and more!
Aurigny, Blue Islands & Logan Air

By Sea

Condor Ferries provide year-round services to Guernsey from the UK, Jersey and France.
Manche Iles Express operate a service from France and Jersey to Guernsey during the summer months. or

Check out the Visit Guernsey Website for places to stay, things to do and much more information on the island of Guernsey

Accommodation: Package Deals

Channel Islands Direct

This year Channel Islands Direct are offering a range of package deals for participants to the 48th Guernsey International Chess Festival.

Prices for 8 nights’ accommodation and travel from £525 by sea
or from £545 by air.

Visit Channel Islands Direct – Guernsey Chess Festival Packages for the full list of options available.

Channel Islands Direct is a privately owned, independent tour operator based in the Channel Islands. They have been operating holidays to the Channel Islands since 1979 and are pleased to offer the widest choice of accommodation and travel options to Guernsey.

All holidays are 100% financially protected by either their ATOL or ABTA bonds so you have complete piece of mind that your money is safe.

St. Peter Port

Accommodation: Recommended Hotels

Best Western Moores Hotel

The hotel is situated in Guernsey’s scenic St. Peter Port, right in the heart of the town. This great location means there are plenty of shops, cafes and offices on your doorstep.

The hotels original period features are particularly homely, with a delightful ceiling, cornices and fireplace in the lounge. You will be spoilt for choice when it comes to dinnertime, with 3 exceptional restaurants waiting to be sampled at the hotel.


Please call the hotel on +44 (0)1481 724452 for the best rates for participants

Les Rocquettes Hotel

Once a country mansion, the main house at Les Rocquettes was built in 1765 on the outskirts of St Peter Port, Guernsey’s capital. In 1946 the house was first transformed into a hotel.

The hotel has an excellent location, being within walking distance of the town centre of St. Peter Port and is well served by the Guernsey bus service.

This 3 star Guernsey hotel also incorporates well equipped comfortable self-catering apartments and has two bars, an award winning restaurant.


Please call the hotel on +44 (0)1481 722146 for the best rates for participants

Duke of Richmond Hotel

Our peaceful setting, overlooking leafy parkland, offers the feeling of a quiet seaside retreat, and yet we are just a short stroll down the gentle hill to the heart of St Peter Port, known as one of Europe’s prettiest harbour towns.

Our luxurious hotel offers the perfect location in this charming seaside town, with magnificent views across the sea. Savour exquisite dining with fresh local seafood in stylish surroundings, as our dedicated team ensures your memorable stay exceeds your highest expectations.

We are delighted that our doors are open once more, and the team are looking forward to welcoming our guests back.

The Old Government House Hotel

The most historic hotel in the Channel Islands is steeped in history and staying there is a truly unique experience.

The only five-star hotel on Guernsey, The Old Government House Hotel and Spa overlooks manicured gardens with views across St Peter Port and beyond to the Sea.

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