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Hell Bay

Certificate of Excellence
Isles of Scilly, TR23 0PR, England
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Falmouth, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed in a beautiful Sea Facing Double Room,Dinner Bed & Breakfast complete with outside Deck & Loungers, a short walk across the lawn to the sandy path and the Sea, Staff are wonderful, Food Superb and facilities excellent. Lots of Families with extremely well behaved children, complete with their dogs - what a great place for a Family holiday,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a lovely place to stay. We took the Emperor suite which has a separate bedroom and lovely decked terrace. Sadly the weather wasn't good enough to use the terrace. No matter, we had a fun time anyway. For me the point to remember is that the dining experience is limiting if you take half board. You could actually... More 

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Monmouthshire
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We made a decision to "bite the bullet" and stay at Hell Bay Hotel and we have no regrets whatsoever. We stayed on DBB basis. The staff are all friendly, attentive and the food served was excellent. The room we had (Juno) enjoys a terrfic view from the balcony and the room itself was spacious with a very comfortable bed,... More 

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South Africa
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104 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a return visit to stay at The Hell Bay and it even topped our last experience. The setting is perfect, overlooking the Western Rocks off Bryher and the hotel is superbly run by Philip and his team of charming, friendly and professional staff. Our room was well equipped and comfortable. Being the UK, the weather can be tricky... More 

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Hell Bay H, Front Office Manager at Hell Bay, responded to this review

It’s always lovely to hear such positive feedback especially from returning guests. We look forward to welcoming you back again. More 

Canterbury, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I cannot rate this wonderful hotel or group of islands highly enough. All of the hotel staff at Hell Bay were so helpful, professional and pleasant. The hotel itself was lovely and set in a stunning location. The food was outstanding. We took our dog, who even received her own welcome letter on arrival and provided with her own bed,... More 

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Hell Bay H, Front Office Manager at Hell Bay, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent trip to the Isles of Scilly and Hell Bay. We are pleased to hear you enjoy your stay with us and it appears you managed to make the most of your time with us. We hope will be able to welcome you back. More 

London, United Kingdom
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130 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just stopped off for a beer/hot chocolate with brandy on our walk round Bryher. A very nice and unusual bar, comfortable armchairs and unusual decor. A nice terrace outside overlooking the Great Pool.

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Super staff, lovely room (Studio overlooking the bay), great food and a view to die for. We spend a lot of time travelling and stay in a lot of hotels and this was a sheer delight. It is beautiful, without being pretentious, and the staff have the balance right between professional and friendly. The room was spacious, tastefully decorated and... More 

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Hell Bay H, Front Office Manager at Hell Bay, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us at Hell Bay Hotel. We are pleased to hear that you thought so highly of the hotel and our staff, we do pride our selves of having the right balance between professionalism and being friendly and I’m please this came across to you. We look forward to... More 

Suffolk
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20 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

This is one very special place. The staff are friendly and helpful while remaining very professional. Our room, an upstairs high tide suit, was fabulously comfortable with lovely views. The evening meals in the restaurant were real culinary masterpieces, an excellent wine list - breakfast was delicious too with a good choice. The transfers from Tresco and later on to... More 

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Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Everything was wonderful as usual! Have booked for a fourth year. Bryher is a unique location and so is the hotel. The rooms are charming and very comfortable and clean. All the staff are attentive and friendly, yet discreet.

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Penzance, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

This was my second stay at Hell Bay, I came last year and it was so good I booked again. The rooms are spacious, immaculate and well equipped with everything you could want. the staff are professional and friendly and nothing is too much trouble. The location is stunning and the food delicious. It is fine dining so not huge... More 

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