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Shearwater Guest House

The Parade | St. Mary's, TR21 0LP, England
Shearwater Guest House
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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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Bristol, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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
1 review
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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6 helpful votes 6 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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shearwater2010, Owner at Shearwater Guest House, responded to this review

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

Hampshire
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Just returned from 5 days staying at Sheerwater Guest House with a group of friends Lovely place and Tina &Bob made us very welcome. Rooms very clean and comfortable with many extras. breakfast was brilliant with all fresh ingredients nothing was too much trouble. Tina sorted our boat tickets out with Paul he boatman. Also Bob set us a question... More 

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

Thank you for choosing Shearwater for your first visit to Scilly! We enjoyed having you and all your friends visit us! We look forward to being of service to you again in the future! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Myself and my wife have very recently returned from our holiday on the amazingly beatifull Scilly Isles and our fantastic stay at Shearwater. The breakfast was out of this world and set you up for the whole day our room was very comfortable and our hosts Bob and Tina made our stay a pleasure. Bobs morning jokes and competitions started... More 

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

We are glad you enjoyed your visit to Scilly and Shearwater! We look forward to your return visit! More 

Oxford, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

We found this lovely little b&b completely by accident, and really glad we did. We had booked a day trip to visit St Marys last month, and we decided to go by plane from Newquay, rather than going on the boat from Penzance, so we could make the most of the day with maximum time to spend there. All was... More 

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

Thank you for your kind words. Too bad your stay was under such difficult circumstances! Hope your move went well and next time you can stay longer for a planned visit! More 

Harpenden, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

For our first visit to the Isles of Scilly, Bob & Tina were ideal hosts. From their welcome the moment we arrived through to our departure four days later they were great. Location was excellent for everything; the breakfast choice was a filling way to start each day made better by winning one of Bob's infamous quiz questions!; our room... More 

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

Thank you for your kind review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay on the Scilly Isles. We look forward to your return visit! More 

Perth, Australia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

This is a great place to stay, a lovely room, breakfast was great, with Bob, the chef very entertaining and funny, and his wife Tina was very helpful. Very well located opposite a park just a short stroll from the town shops, would definately stay there again

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

Thank you for your kind words. We are glad you enjoyed these lovely islands and look forward to your next visit! More 

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