We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 1 Bryher hotels

Hell Bay

Save Saved
You added Hell Bay to your Saves list
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Isles of Scilly, TR23 0PR, England
Hotel amenities
Hell Bay
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Bryher
Certificate of Excellence 2014
We can't find prices for this hotel
Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this hotel, but we can search other options in Bryher
Check In Check Out
Write a Review

140 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
See reviews for
Rating summary
  • 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
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (36)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
  • Mar-May only
  • Jun-Aug only
  • Sep-Nov only
  • Dec-Feb only
All months
Reading, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good organisation of the four day break involving flight from Newquay ( which despite fog took off on time ) being met at airport and flexible enough to allow us to explore St Mary's and travel to Bryher later. Room was excellent ( 1st floor suite ) with fantastic views but quickly learned that in Room 14 you can be... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Hell Bay H, Front Office Manager at Hell Bay, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are pleased you enjoyed your recent stay and the facilities the hotel has to offer. We hope we will be able to welcome you back in the not to distant future. More

Torquay, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
23 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent four days at Hell Bay at the end of September, weather was fantastic and so was the hotel, great service and great food. Our room had a wonderful view of the Atlantic Ocean and the Bishop Rock lighthouse. Made a nice change to walk everywhere on a very peaceful island. Hopefully we will visit this lovely hotel again.

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Hell Bay is not just a hotel - it is a destination ! We have enjoyed staying here at some point in each of the last three years & are already looking forward to returning in 2015. The Isles of Scilly are idyllic but Bryher is something special & the Hell Bay has become the yardstick against which we... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visiting Bryher always go to Hell Bay hotel for lunch. Today was no exception. We had crab sandwiches, very nice but you have to wonder why mayonnaise is added to something already so good (to make it go further ?) nonetheless it was very appetising. The beer was just the right temperature too. The orices are above average but not... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
7 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

This was our third visit to Hell bay and it was still wonderful. The journey by boat to Bryher puts you in a relaxed frame of mind. The setting of the hotel is idyllic with a wonderful beach nearby and beautiful walks around the island. There are boats to other islands to explore everyday but you do need to plan... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Lincoln, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 via mobile

Have just returned from our honeymoon at Hell Bay. What a fantastic place. We stayed in Juno which is the top floor of the boat house with brilliant views across Hell Bay out to sea and was everything we wanted. The food was outstanding and the staff very friendly and exceptionally helpful. Went out on one night to the Crab... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Northallerton, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
198 reviews 198 reviews
64 hotel reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Top notch. Well trained, friendly and very helpful staff. The location is superb for just flexing, as a base for walking the island or for boat trips out to the other islands. This is on a very friendly island. Food at the hotel is excellent ... Changing menu each day with good local produce where possible. The Bryher lobster being... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Penzance, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
21 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

stayed here last week as needed to drop off the grid and recharge my batteries. as a regular visitor to Scilly I had eaten lunch here but never stayed. Having stayed at the Island Hotel and the New Inn previously I was expecting great things. happy to say my expectation were surpassed by Philip and his team and had a... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Nottingham, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
10 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We arrived on Bryher, on the early boat from St Mary's. Along with the morning newspapers and the daily delivery of milk. The sky looked wild. The wind took our breath away. But the water alongside the jetty was crystal clear. And the golden sand could have been blown direct from any Caribbean island. The hotel 4x4 was there to... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Our stay coincided with the tail end of Hurricane Bertha. As a consequence boat services to the other islands were suspended on the sunday. But being marooned on Bryher is no hardship, particularly when you're staying at Hell Bay! Quite lovely, and the most relaxing mini break imaginable.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question
Owners: What's your side of the story?
Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.
Manage your listing

Been to Hell Bay? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Hell Bay

Address: Isles of Scilly, TR23 0PR, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Isles of Scilly > Bryher
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Hell Bay 4*
Number of rooms: 25
Also Known As:
Hell Bay Bryher, Isles Of Scilly
Hell Bay Hotel Bryher

96 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

All traveler photos (93)
Room/suite (9)
Dining (3)
Hotel & grounds (20)
Pool/beach area (5)
View from room (9)
Bathroom (1)
Other (46)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

All management photos (4)
Hotel & grounds (1)
Room/suite (1)
Pool/beach area (1)
Other (1)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay