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Shaftesbury, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars 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.... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars 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... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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102 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

We stayed here for 5 nights over the Easter break. It was a really lovely and cosy stay, we felt completely at home. The bed was really comfy and the wifi was free and quick (essential for us as we had no phone signal on the Scillies!) Carmen was a fantastic host and very knowledgeable about the islands. It was... More 

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Scillysunshine, Owner at Colossus, responded to this review

Thank you Anatasia for taking the time to write us such a lovely review. It was a pleasure meeting you both. It is a shame about the limited phone signals on Scilly and the islands are hoping to have 3G or 4G very soon. We hope to welcome you back in the future. More 

Portland, Oregon
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4 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

Room was fine, very clean, etc- but we could have done without the militancy of having to be out of the room at a certain time, breakfast was only at a certain hour to suit the owner, we had to sit where it suited her, could not go back until a time, room plastered in sticky signs with rules- we... More 

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Scillysunshine, Owner at Colossus, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I am sorry to hear that your stay with us did not meet your expectations. I would however, like to take this opportunity to clarify a few of your points as follows: I run the B&B alone and it is not possible for me to offer an all day breakfast... More 

London, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

We only stopped one night in St Mary's after we'd stayed on an off island. We loved this B&B. Carmen was very friendly and helpful, giving us tips and answering any questions we had. But this wasn't at all intrusive. The room was immaculate as was the private bathroom. We had a really good breakfast the next morning before we... More 

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Scillysunshine, Owner at Colossus, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments. It was lovely talking to you both and we would love to welcome you back. More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

We stayed at the Colossus for three nights on our first trip to the Isles of Scilly. The location is conveniently close to Hugh Town's harbour and the main town but also a good place from which to set out to the east of St Mary's. Our double room was spacious and bright, with nice decor and an immaculate ensuite... More 

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Scillysunshine, Owner at Colossus, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We hope to welcome you back in the future. More 

Woking, Surrey
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27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

This is our 6th visit to the Scillies but our 1st stay at Colossus. It is situated just out of the main ' town' just off the Old Town Rd and about 5 - 10 minutes walk of the main area. Very restful and quite. Carmen made us most welcome and made sure we knew how to use the facilities... More 

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Scillysunshine, Owner at Colossus, responded to this review

Sorry for my delayed response to your review. Thanks for your kind comments. It would lovely to welcome you back in the future. More 

Yorkshire UK
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12 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

Go to the Isles of Scilly, they are lovely. Go by sea, feel alive Stay at Colossus, you won't be disappointed. Visit two or three islands, save others for next time Book a table at Juliet's, walk the coast path around St Mary's before dinner at sunset.Wow

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Scillysunshine, Owner at Colossus, responded to this review

Sorry for my delayed response to your review. Thanks for kind comments. We hope to welcome you back in the future. More 

Bodmin, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

This was our first time on the Isles on Scilly. We didnt know much about the place, what to do or where to eat. However within 20 minutes of being at Colusses Carmen told us everything! She gave us so much advice and information daily which helped us to walk round 6 islands in 4 days! The accomodation was beautifully... More 

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Scillysunshine, Owner at Colossus, responded to this review

Sorry for my delayed response to your review. Such a lovely review. We hope to welcome you back soon - may this year! More 

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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

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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Scillysunshine, Owner at Colossus, responded to this review

Sorry for my delayed response to your review. Thank you for your kind comments. We hope to welcome you back in the future. More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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: $109 - $136 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Colossus 4*
Number of rooms: 3
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