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Ilminster, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We have just returned from a two night stay at the Sheerwater. It was an excellent base for a visit to the Isles of Scilly. The guesthouse is based right in the centre of Hugh Town and is just a short walk to the harbour. We visited St Agnes and St Martin's which were astoundingly beautiful and we'll have to... More 

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

We are so glad you enjoyed yourselves on the islands and with us at Shearwater. We look forward to your return hopefully for a longer stay! More 

Alton, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great time at Shearwater B and B. The breakfasts were superbly cooked by Bob after tucking into fresh fruit, yoghurt and cereal, etc. Tina was a lovely host and was very knowledgeable about things to do. She has boat tickets for sale each day for visiting the Islands, to save queuing at the Quay, and arranged for our... More 

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

Thank you very much for your review. We are so glad you enjoyed the islands and your visit to Shearwater, even though you were in our smallest room. Please visit us again and ask for a room on the first floor they are more spacious. We would love to have you return to us. More 

Bedford, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first visit to the Scillies and we very pleasantly surprised by both the Islands and the Shearwater guesthouse. The Shearwater is ideally situated for restaurants and boating facilities on St Marys. Our room was light and airy with a pleasant view over a small park. There was plenty of room to relax after the great walks round... More 

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

We are so glad you enjoyed yourselves on the islands and with us! It was so nice to meet you both and hope you can return. First time to Scilly is always magical! More 

Portsmouth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Shearwater is a great place to stay, Tina and Bob are great hosts and make your stay so relaxing. Bobs breakfasts can't be missed and his daily quiz. Thank you both for a wonderful week I hope to return next year Thank you Jo

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

Thank you so much for your review. It was a great to meet you both and we look forward to having you both return. More 

Holmfirth, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have just returned from a 6 day break in the Isles of Scilly...one of our favourite places. We have stayed at Shearwater many times before and always get the warmest of welcomes from Tina& Bob. They are the perfect hosts, nothing is too much trouble, even when we arrived back from our trip to St.Martin's. absolutely soaking wet....Tina took... More 

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

Thank you for your review! Suck nice words from Lovely people. We look forward to your return. Always a pleasure having you both. More 

Cambridge, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Tina and Bob are wonderful hosts, serving a range of superb breakfasts and providing very comfortable accommodation including a well equipped lounge and all the fa initials you would expect from a first class B&B.

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

Thank you for your kind words John. Looking forward to your next visit! More 

Truro, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

Bob and TIna were as always great hosts and made us feel very welcome. Very comfortable rooms and a lovely breakfast with Bob singing in the background! It is a great location just minutes from the shops, pubs and beaches.

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

We are very glad you enjoyed your stay, we look forward to your returning again soon! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

We stayed here this week 31st May - 4th June we had a lovely stay and were made to feel very welcome our room was spotless and everything in it we could need. Breakfast was brilliant with loads of choice and Bob did a fab full English. The house is very close to shops beaches pubs etc. We thoroughly enjoyed... More 

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Thank Jean B
shearwater2010, Owner at Shearwater Guest House, responded to this review

We are really glad you enjoyed your first time to the Scilly Isles. May it be the start of a beautiful love affair with the islands. Looking forward to your return. More 

Newmarket, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

We stayed at here for four nights a couple of weeks ago. Tina and Bob are superb, super efficient hosts and really helpful with all local info before and during our stay with them. We had a nice room with everything we needed, including home made delicious carrot cake on arrival ! The breakfasts, superbly cooked by Bob, were wonderful.... More 

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

Thank you! It was nice to meet you both, so glad you enjoyed the islands and your stay with us. Looking forward to your return. More 

Cardiff, United Kingdom
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166 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 275 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

My husband and I have just returned from a lovely 5-night stay at Shearwater. It has an excellent, central situation – only a few minutes from shops and restaurants and a short stroll to the ferries. It's beautifully clean, comfortable and characterful inside – I believe it was a retired sea-captain’s home originally – with an abundance of nautically themed... More 

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

It was very nice meeting you both. Thank you for your kind review. We hope to have you return ij the near future. More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Shuttle Bus Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A 250 year old family run guest house open all year. Shearwater is built on a sandy isthmus overlooking a palm treed flower garden. With a patio for guest use. Five bedrooms are en-suite one family room has its own private shower, sink and toilet. On a level walking surface Shearwater is located in downtown St. Mary's and close to the harbour and all amenities. ... more   less 

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: $92 - $111 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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