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4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   Pilots Retreat | Isles of Scilly, TR21 0PB, England
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Ranked #8 of 40 St Mary's B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014
Gordon J Wokingham, United Kingdom
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Wokingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Excellent accommodation and hospitality from Carmen, Todd and Daisy the Jack Russell! A very friendly environment with Carmen providing a wealth of local information about Scilly - where to go, where to eat, etc.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

This was our first stay on the islands and we couldn't have found a better place to stay. The B&B accommodation is excellent, both warm and welcoming. The rooms and facilities are clean and comfortable and the breakfast is first class. Carmen made us feel at home from the word go and was happy to help us make the most... More 

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Cwmbran, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

We loved the islands and we loved Colossus and that is in no small part due to Carmen. The B&B is most definitely a home but does not give off the air that you are intruders in anyway. Clean, cosy and with a super breakfast there really isn't anything more you could ask for in a guesthouse. Carmen is engaging... More 

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Stroud, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

This was my second stay at Colossus and I thoroughly enjoyed every minute of it. Carmen, Todd and Daisy Dog are the perfect hosts in their super B&B home, all very relaxed and inviting and I was sad when the day of my departure dawned. I know how lucky I was to have had such a lovely week and I... More 

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Scillysunshine, Owner at Colossus, responded to this review

Wow another lovely returning guest review - it has been a lovely summer with more to come I believe. Thanks for taking the time to do a review - they are all so important to us. More 

Plymouth, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Our 9th visit to I.O.S. the last 8 as guests @ Colossus with Carmen & Todd. Now enhanced by little 'Daisy', the friendliest pooch you will find. Such a friendly welcome, top quality rooms and facilities. If you do happen to find a more relaxing B&B, then let us know - it won't be on St. Mary's, that's for sure.... More 

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Scillysunshine, Owner at Colossus, responded to this review

Thanks Bob. You don't get much quieter than our cul-de-sac. Close to all amenities too. We loved seeing you both again, it's so nice to share our love of Scilly with others that love it too. NB Daisy dog is kept away from those who prefer not to be near dogs or have allergies to them. More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We had one of the best holidays we've had on ST Marys island, originally went to see the Abbey gardens as I'm a gardener by trade. But by the time we arrived at the B & B on St Marys you appreciate there's so much more to the islands than just the Abbey gardens and we've both fallen in love... More 

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Scillysunshine, Owner at Colossus, responded to this review

We are pleased you enjoyed your stay and hope to welcome you back one day. Scilly is a special UK place proven by all the returning visitors. More 

Sleaford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

We had the best stay we have ever had in a B&B here, the friendly welcome, excellent service and quality accommodation, it was fantastic. We plan to return to the islands and will definitely stay here when we do. Thanks to Carmen and Todd, you made us feel so welcome.

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Scillysunshine, Owner at Colossus, responded to this review

A lovely week. Thanks for taking the time to write a review, we are really pleased you enjoyed your stay. Hopefully we will meet again. Take care. More 

Cheddar, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

I don't usually do reviews but have just got back from spending 4 relaxing days at Colossus & just wanted to say what a wonderful time we had. I was actually not expecting much as we don't usually do B&B but just sooo glad we did rather than our usual hotel or self catering. Carmen was the perfect hostess; we... More 

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Scillysunshine, Owner at Colossus, responded to this review

Thank you so much for such a glowing review. We do strive to make holidays memorable for guests and it makes me really happy to hear that it has worked. I would be lovely to welcome you again one day. More 

Lyme, New Hampshire
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

We stayed only one night, but it was a memorable experience thanks to Carmen and Todd's wonderful hospitality and their fascinating stories of the island's history. As expert divers, they have explored many of the shipwrecks off the coast of Isles of Scilly and have lots of stories to tell. We were so entranced, we later spent a couple of... More 

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Scillysunshine, Owner at Colossus, responded to this review

We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay and hope to welcome back one day. More 

London, England, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

I was looking for somewhere walkable from the ferry landing, with a reasonable rate for a single person. Colossus met my expectations as well as being ecofriendly, with excellent breakfasts, wifi, quiet, friendly hosts and other guests. There is also a gym very close for those that way inclined, lots of choices of places to eat, great walks. And very... More 

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Scillysunshine, Owner at Colossus, responded to this review

Just before closing for the season, we welcomed you. October is a great month for bird watching and walking. Hope to see you again. More 

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Address: Pilots Retreat | Isles of Scilly, TR21 0PB, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Isles of Scilly > St Mary's
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Colossus 4*
Number of rooms: 3
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