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Falkirk,Scotland.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015 via mobile

We have just stayed for 1 week at The Flying Boat House Cottages on Tresco and can't praise it enough. It is simply stunning. We have never stayed in The Scilly Isles before and although it was February we had a fantastic time. The weather was brilliant and we managed onto the beach 4 out of 7 days and never... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014 via mobile

We stayed at a house called Colossus and it was really superb. Beautifully kitted out, immaculately clean and very spacious. The views are simply stunning and the large terrace with ample seating and BBQ was ideal for watching the sunsets.The island office organised all of our flights and transport and everything was carried out very efficiently. The staff on the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014 via mobile

The new addition of a book- able fish and chip supper after the Traditional Tuesday evening drinks reception, is to be highly recommended. A good choice ( including scallops in light batter and cooked oysters) of fish - all beautifully cooked and presented and at a reasonable price. Maybe the FBC should consider offering this more than once a week... More 

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Malvern, England
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

We are timesharers on Tresco and we attend a reception in the Clubhouse on Tuesday evening which is always a very congenial affair. After the reception they offer "posh fish 'n' chips " upstairs in the restaurant. This was very good - well cooked and presented, tasty and inclusive. I use this word because their regular menu has "sides." In... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

We love the feel of this island, it all really centres around the Flying Boat Club - and the Pub & Shop, but in reality thats just about perfect - the food is of a very high standard the cottages that are rented via the site office are again of a very high standard - cant really be faulted even... More 

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brighton Uk
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

I had planned for take lunch, but only stayed for a glass of wine.No draught beer or local brew! Did not fancy being the only customer! Lovely place though and should be really great when busy. Maybe next time?

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Lunch here was fantastic and unexpected as we stumbled upon the restaurant while visiting Tresco for the day. Simple bu fresh and well-priced meals in a great location, surrounded by amazing art - relaxed dining doesn't get any better.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

I love Tresco. But you wouldn't like it. Honestly. It's beautiful - if you like that sort of thing. Peaceful - might be too quiet for you. When it's sunny, the sea is every colour from pale blue to violet - but that may be too much for you. The Abbey Gardens are sub-tropical and full of wonderful species -... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

The Flying Boat Club had a shaky start but then improved immensely and it has been a favourite place for family or friends celebrations as well as coffee, lunch and dinner. The location is hard to beat, especially when one can sit outside on the comfortable garden furniture on a lovely sunny day, but the indoor seating and ambience are... More 

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Fowey, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2012

We stayed at one of the FBC houses for a week in September 2012. The experience was exactly as promised - beautiful house, well furnished , and with original art works throughout. We ate at the FBC clubhouse, The new "Ruin" restaurant , and at the New Inn, all to high standards. We hired bikes as a marginally quicker way... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Airport Transportation
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Built on the site of a former World War One flying boat station, these contemporary New England style beachfront cottages sleep up to ten people and are available to rent by the week. They are located on the western side of the island with the Spa, Store and Delicatessen, Flying Boat Restaurant, bike hire and Island Office conveniently located on the doorstep. Each property is beautifully appointed and has lovely sea views. Features include wi-fi broadband, wide screen satellite TV, a wood burning stove and original artworks by some of Cornwall's most renowned artists. Please see individual cottage pages for a full list of features and an inventory. All guests enjoy full access to the Spa and its indoor swimming pool, Jacuzzi, wet room and gym. There are also two outdoor swimming pools and two astroturf tennis courts. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Flying Boat Cottages

Address: Farm Beach | Smith Square, TR24 0QQ, England (Formerly Flying Boat Club)
Location: United Kingdom > England > Isles of Scilly > Tresco
Hotel Class:5 star — Flying Boat Cottages 5*
Number of rooms: 12
Also Known As:
Flying Boat Club Hotel Tresco
Flying Boat Cottages Tresco, Isles Of Scilly
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