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4.0 of 5 Guest house   |   The Parade | St. Mary's, TR21 0LP, England
Shearwater Guest House
Ranked #14 of 38 St Mary's B&B and Inns
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Truro, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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Farnborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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

Kenilworth
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31 reviews 31 reviews
13 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

My wife and I along with another couple stayed at Shearwater for a week at the end of June. The location is superb, being close to restaurants, cafes, and ferries. We were disappointed in our room (Room 2) which we found to be very small for a double. Effectively only one of us could get ready at a time if... More

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

Thank you for your review. We are sorry you were placed into a smaller bedroom. The bedrooms were larger in this 250 year old house until the en-suite were built in. The front bedroom a family room is larger as it has a double and single bed in it that your friends used as a twin room. Whether returning to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013 via mobile

Fantastic stay .. Bob & Tina thank you very much..lovely to meet you Tina and great to catch up with you Bob.. breakfast was superb.. excellent hosts.. we definitely felt like we were home.. will be back again .. Bob .. Calum said well done on the match !!! Haha .. see you both soon x

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

Glad to meet you! Next time don't wait so long to return! Looking forward to your next visit. More

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Additional Information about Shearwater Guest House

Address: The Parade | St. Mary's, TR21 0LP, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Isles of Scilly > St Mary's
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Shearwater Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Shearwater Guest House Isles Of Scilly, England

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