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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A trip to the Isles of Scilly has been on my bucket list for at least a decade. Finally made it after persistence with travel details. The problem was mostly that because of commitments I had to go in November. Few people go to IOS in November and the weather was bad. However the experience was all I expected and...

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Worcester, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 15, 2016

Stayed on St Mary's and stayed at the great B&B that is Colossus. Quiet, relaxing, very comfortable base with Carmen and Todd. Great breakfasts with lots of choice and Carmen gives you so much info about the Islands through her own and family ties with the beautiful landscape. We walked the length and breadth of St Mary's and we wondered...

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Scillysunshine, Owner at Colossus, responded to this review

So pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. We strive to ensure all our guests feel, welcome and comfortable. We would love to welcome you back in the future. Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review. Best wishes Carmen

Kyle of Lochalsh, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 26, 2016

We found 'Colossus' a very good B&B in Hugh Town, with friendly and helpful proprietors. It is a 5 minute or so walk from the centre of the town. The facilities were generally very good, and the only things we missed were tissues and flannels in the room and private bathroom. The breakfasts were excellent, with a good choice, but...

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 9, 2016

My wife and I stayed at Colossus for two weeks in August in the self catering flat. We were delighted with it. The flat is in effect a loft conversion on the first floor. It is very well equipped with everything we needed for a comfortable stay. Candice was an excellent host providing all the information we needed upon arrival...

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Scillysunshine, Owner at Colossus, responded to this review

Thanks for the lovely review. I'm not sure who Candice is but probably it's the fault of prescriptive text mode! Made me laugh though. Immso glad you enjoyed your holiday with us and look forward to welcoming back such a friendly happy couple. 'Carmen'

Plymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 4, 2016

We enjoyed our first day trip to the Scillies so much that we booked a week for our second visit, and we enjoyed our accommodation so much that we have booked two weeks for next year, staying at Colossus again of course!!!

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Scillysunshine, Owner at Colossus, responded to this review

Thank you for this lovely review. We loved having you stay and look forward to welcoming you back next year. Take care of yourselves. Carmen

Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 1, 2016

We stayed in the self catering rooms on the top floor. They were spacious, clean and very comfortable. It is only a short walk into Hugh Town for restaurants, shops and the boats to the other islands. Carmen was an exemplary host and gave us lots of ideas for things to do. We wouldn't hesitate to recommend Colossus to friends...

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Scillysunshine, Owner at Colossus, responded to this review

It was lovely to meet you both and I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay. Its been a lovely summer. We hope to see you again in the future. Stay healthy. Kind Regards Carmen

Skegness, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 22, 2016

The colossus was the perfect place for me and my to stay on our 3 night break to the scilly isles. We was treated well and the room we had was very clean and comfortable. It was in a good location, about 5/10 minute walk to centre. You got the feeling nothing was to much trouble. I would use colossus...

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Scillysunshine, Owner at Colossus, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments. I am more than happy to help any guests with information about Scilly and I'm pleased you found it helpful. It was lovely having you stay with us and hope we meet again in the future. 😀

Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

Carmen is a lovely host, she knows everything about the islands so can advise on what to do and see. We found her diving stories and artifices in the b&b from the shipwrecks fascinating! The b&b was clean and homely, huge comfy beds and nice bathroom (we opted for the ensuite). Breakfast was lovely with lots of choice all you...

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Scillysunshine, Owner at Colossus, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review. Ensuring guests enjoy their holiday on Scilly is my priority and so I'm so chuffed to hear you did. We hope to welcome you back soon. 😉

Shaftesbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed June 1, 2016

Colossus is a small B and B about 10 minutes walk from the town centre. Our room was spotlessly clean, the beds comfortable and all facilities available. Breakfast was delicious with good choice. Carmen has a wealth of local knowledge about St Mary's and the other islands - and how to get to them! She was always friendly and helpful....

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Scillysunshine, Owner at Colossus, responded to this review

I'm really pleased you enjoyed your time with us. Thank you for the kind review and I hope we meet again in the future. Best wishes.

Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed May 10, 2016

Very comfortable. Carmen was very friendly and helpful. Only problem was finding it as there are no street names. It's an island thing. Breakfast's were very nice and set us up for the day. Breakfast was fairly early but the boats leave for the other islands just after 10 o'clock, so you need to be out to catch them. We...

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Scillysunshine, Owner at Colossus, responded to this review

Thanks for the kind review. Breakfast is 8.30-9am in the B&B or anytime you like when on a self catering basis. We hope to welcome you back again too.😃

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Colossus is a detached bungalow with garden overlooking the lower moors and situated in a quiet residential cul-de-sac. Only a 5-7 minute pleasant walk with splendid views brings you to Hugh Town, where you will find shops, restaurants, pubs and three beaches and lastly the harbour - where you can hop on the daily boats to the off-islands. Five minutes in the other directions you will find Old Town and coastal walks.We have B&B rooms as well as a self catering flat. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Colossus

Address: Colossus Pilots Retreat | Isles of Scilly, TR21 0PB, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Isles of Scilly > St Mary's
Price Range: $104 - $136 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Colossus 4*
Number of rooms: 3
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“Our room was snug for the 2 of us, but clean. Could have done with more positive ideas about seeing the isles and less ordering about in the place.”
 of 5 bubbles TuataraTravel, Apr 11, 2016 | Read review
“There are three rooms, one of which is an s/c flat”
 of 5 bubbles TonyBurke, Oct 6, 2015 | Read review
“All the rooms are fine.”
 of 5 bubbles Rob_Peverell, Apr 18, 2015 | Read review
“Book early, en-suite ground floor preferable.”
 of 5 bubbles 46bobg, Jul 18, 2014 | Read review
“All the rooms are lovely and clean and quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles SalH531, Jul 12, 2014 | Read review
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