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Slough, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked this very late July '16 for the 15/16th Aug '16 to celebrate our 25th anniversary. so very late. Shearwater catered for us staying the one night where most will only accept 2 night minimum stay. Met at 10.40am by owners Tina and Bob, very friendly and welcoming, who allowed us to leave bags and gave us local information. Room... More 

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

We are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to you returning to the Islands for longer! More 

Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very friendly hosts, Tina and Bob made our stay very pleasant, despite the small room (I was warned of the size). Very tasty breakfasts (both meat-based one and fish-based one). Clean and comfortable, nice to have a fridge handy in the lounge.

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

I am glad you enjoyed staying with us at Shearwater, next time I will try to get you a bigger room for your comfort! More 

Truro, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bob and Tina made us feel really welcome from the moment we arrived. They weren't at all fazed by two of our party being vegan, and there is a guest fridge where soya milk (or other milk) can be stored. We were in the two rooms at the top of the house. The rooms were clean and full of charm,... More 

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

Thank you for you very kind words! It was our pleasure to meet you and have you stay. Dietary needs were no problem at all! Glad you could make use of the guest fridge, it is handy! We very much look forward to your next return. I am switching internet suppliers when my contract runs out so I can provide... More 

Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly, comfortable, welcoming bed and breakfast. Very good food nice and clean. Good WiFi. Very handy for the local shop, pub, port and beach. You can buy boat tickets from the B and B to visit the other islands. Cheap transfer from the airport. There is a very popular Chinese takeaway mobile van round the corner too.

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

Thank you for your review. We hope you can return to the islands. We look forward to your next stay with us at Shearwater. More 

Great Missenden, United Kingdom
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77 reviews
58 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent 4 nights at the Shearwater Guest House as a family of four in 2 rooms. This is a really warm and friendly B&B. We felt looked after from the moment we arrived off the Scillonian ferry at 1230 and found that our room was already ready, to the morning we left when Tina organised the transport of our... More 

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

Thank you so much for your review. We are very glad you enjoyed your stay. You had a lot to fit in for the 4 days you were here. Next time we'll try to get you on the Sea Safari and snorkeling with seals. The girls would love it! We look forward to your return! More 

Ilminster, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

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
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

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 July 16, 2016 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 July 8, 2016

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 July 5, 2016 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 

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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
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 - $110 (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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