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Shearwater Guest House

The Parade | St. Mary's, TR21 0LP, England
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Although we didn't get to meet Bob, Tina was lovely and made us feel very welcome. Our room was just what we needed and I loved the decorations, all with a nautical theme. The breakfast was delicious, with lots of choice and the location (at the heart of Hugh town) was so convenient. Thank you Tina and Bob!

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shearwater2010, Owner at Shearwater Guest House, responded to this review

It was really nice to meet you both! Glad you enjoy the Scilly's and your stay with us was comfortable. Looking forward to your return. More 

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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Tina and Bob made us very welcome and Bob's breakfasts were delicious. the room was well furnished and comfortable. The guest house was very well located for local restaurants and the harbour, it even has its own boatman coming every morning to advise the daily boats trips. I would recommend this guest house to anyone visiting St Mary's.

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shearwater2010, Owner at Shearwater Guest House, responded to this review

It was really nice having you two! Thank you for taking the time to review us! We look forward to your next visit. More 

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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

This is the fourth trip to the Isles of Scilly we have made and our third stay with Tina and Bob in the Shearwater Guest House. They not only make you warmly welcome the rooms are immaculate and the breakfasts are consistently the best we have had in a guest house. Bob varies the menu with mouth watering "specials". For... More 

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shearwater2010, Owner at Shearwater Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! It was great to have you back! Thank you for the kind words! Look forward to your next visit. More 

Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

From our arrival 'till the day we left, our hosts could not have assisted us more in confirming our intention to return. Extremely well placed for close access to shops/restaurants, as well as good place to begin walks around St Marys, or down to the harbour for choice of boats to all the other islands. Clean room (4) & well... More 

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shearwater2010, Owner at Shearwater Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. It was lovely to meet you, and we look forward to your next visit! More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Very comfortable. Very good service from Bob and Tina. Great breakfast. They were very helpful and sorted out our needs and gave us some good advice as to where to eat. Will stay again when next go to St.Mary's.

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shearwater2010, Owner at Shearwater Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! Glad you enjoyed Scilly, and we look forward to your return! More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

First trip back to the Scilly's in a long time and our first time at Shearwater - very friendly hosts with a cosy clean guesthouse - Bob does a great breakfast too! I can't recommend it highly enough - hopefully we'll be back there soon....

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Looking forward to your return! More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Tina & Bob run a relaxed, personal and friendly business very in-keeping with the Islands. Handy for all St Mary's amenities, mainland ferry/aeroplanes and off-Island boats and excursions. Service/Food/Rooms/Cleanliness/Prices etc are excellent in every way - if you don't believe me book up and find out for yourself!

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shearwater2010, Owner at Shearwater Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We are glad you enjoyed your stay and look forward to your return! More 

Truro, United Kingdom
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10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We were warmly welcomed by our hosts, the room was very comfortable and the breakfasts were lovely. The only downside was the lack of wifi in the room. The B&B is very well located and quiet and the other guests appeared to be regulars going back year after year which is always a good sign. We would definately return for... More 

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shearwater2010, Owner at Shearwater Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! The problem with the WiFi in bedrooms has been remedied with a replacement of the of the broadband booster. We hope to have you return! More 

Farnborough, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

This was our first but am sure not last visit to the Scilly Isles with group of friends and staying at the Shearwater was ideal. Bob and Tina are really helpful, friendly and fun hosts with nothing too much trouble. The breakfast was brilliant and set us up for our days walking on the very different islands, still cannot decide... More 

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shearwater2010, Owner at Shearwater Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Thank you for booking your group into Shearwater. You gave us a laugh a minute! We enjoyed having you all and look forward to your return! More 

Dorchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

We have just spent an amazing week at the Shearwater guest house in St Mary's on the Isles of Scilly. Bob & Tina really do go out of their way to make you feel at home and welcome in their guest house. The breakfasts were 5* and more than enough to keep us going till the evening. Nothing was too... More 

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Thank you for your review. We enjoyed having your party stay with us. We look forward to your next visit! More 

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