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Colossus

Pilots Retreat | Isles of Scilly, TR21 0PB, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Whether you're a regular visitor to the Isles or a first-timer, Colossus is the perfect place to stay. We stayed in a generously sized room with a double bed and plenty of space to put your personal possessions. Rather than an en suite bathroom we had a private bathroom across the hallway with a shower cubicle and a bath -... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our second visit to St Mary's but our first stay at Colossus. Our accommodation consisted of a self contained flat above the b&b. Well, what can I say. It was simply wonderful, the location is perfect, quiet lovely view, very comfortable, clean & relaxing. A home from home with all the comforts needed. The owners Carmen and Todd... More 

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South Molton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Another brilliant stay on the islands - thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Colossus - a very warm welcome, lovely accommodation and excellent chocolate! Perfectly situated between Old Town and Hugh Town, just a short walk to either. Highly recommended!

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Stockholm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The host, Carmen, makes you feel right at home! The Iles of Scilly are a wonderful place to visit and Carmen will help you make the most of your stay. Nice rooms, great breakfast and nice location. Highly recommended!

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Wareham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we had a fantastic stay at colossus the room was bright and pristine clean and extremely comfortable. The breakfasts were superb .Overall a fabulous comfortable relaxing stay . we would definitely book again .

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

The welcome was warm and the room and food more than acceptable but one "beware" for older visitors - the road is steep and there are steps down to the house. That said, local taxis are frequent and cheap.

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Scillysunshine, Owner at Colossus, responded to this review

Thanks. An access statement is downloadable from my website for those with mobility problems. More 

Norfolk, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We have stayed at Colossus a few times now over the last 5-6 years, our most recent visit was in May 2015. The property is very high quality, perfectly maintained and spotlessly clean throughout. Carmen and Todd are the perfect hosts. They are friendly, helpful, full of useful information and crucially they are not 'in-your-face' as we have found with... More 

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Scillysunshine, Owner at Colossus, responded to this review

Scilly is a special place and I'm so glad to be a local born Scillonian. I try and help my guests as much as possible and I'm glad its appreciated. Many thanks for your kind comments. More 

Wigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Everything was clean and especially the bathroom was very nice except that although we knew en suite wasn't available, we didn't like having to cross passage way to use bathroom. The breakfast didn't offer fresh fruit or yoghurt. The owners were friendly enough and provided good tips about exploring the island. it's a little too far out of town especially... More 

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Scillysunshine, Owner at Colossus, responded to this review

Thanks for your comments. To clarify we do offer a choice of breakfast one of the options is continental breakfast consisting of croissant (or bagel), chopped fresh fruit and fruit yogurt. There is always a fruit and greek yogurt, nuts and seeds on our breakfast bar too. We are located 5-10 minutes walk from the centre of Hugh Town. It's... More 

Crewe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

My wife and I stayed for 4 days at Colossus, the place was spotless, and the welcome warm. Breakfasts were excellent. If we return to St Mary's, we will stay there again.Highly recommended, but a bit of a hill to climb if walking, keep you fit!

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Scillysunshine, Owner at Colossus, responded to this review

We do try to please 8:) More 

Hinckley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We stayed in the very well appointed, 1st floor, self catering apartment at Colossus. It was very clean and comfortable, consisting of a bedroom and kitchen/diner/lounge. Carmen was very helpful and kind, always willing to assist if we asked. We do not have mobility problems ourselves but the slope down to the house was steep and would be unsuitable for... More 

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Scillysunshine, Owner at Colossus, responded to this review

I'm glad you enjoyed your selves and hope to welcome you back another time. More 

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