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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Tolman House is situated in Old Town which is a 20 minute walk from Hugh Town & lovely & quiet. There is a very good pub with excellent food a few hundred yards away & a cafe opposite so it's not isolated. You can walk 2 different routes into Hugh Town, take the community bus or higher a buggy from...

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Julia G, Owner at Tolman House, responded to this review

Dear Diana, Thankyou for your kind comments, we are so happy you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to perhaps welcoming you back again one day.

Aldridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having just returned from a wonderful holiday in the Scilly Isles, thought that it is only right that we write a small thank you to our wonderful hosts this last week. Charming knowledgable people who make your start to the day very welcoming while providing a lovely quiet setting for your stay on a beautiful island. Please do not have...

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Julia G, Owner at Tolman House, responded to this review

Dear Dave, Deb, Chas and Deb, thanks for your lovely comments it was lovely to meet all of you and we are glad you had a nice time, hopefully we will see you all again one day, have a great rest of your year.

Bath, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Tolman House is located in Old Town overlooking a beautiful bay. It is about 25 minutes walk from the main part of St Mary's, which makes it very peaceful. There are beautiful coast walks on the doorstep. Giles and Julia are very attentive hosts, very knowledgeable about the islands and very helpful in things such as arranging luggage pick up...

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Just back from a great week in the Scilly Isles. House was perfect for a family, plenty of space for our teenagers. Situated overlooking the beach the kids could go off while we read outside in the front garden. Highly recommended.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 June 2016

We had a wonderful week at Tolman house - Julia and Giles were very welcoming hosts, and the cooked breakfasts were superb! The rooms were spotlessly clean and very comfortable, and the view over the bay breath taking :-) We enjoyed the walks in and out of Hugh Town, but be warned that its up hill if you are at...

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Julia G, Owner at Tolman House, responded to this review

Dear Faith, Thankyou for your kind words, we are glad you both had a nice holiday and enjoyed your stay with us, as to Wi- Fi we have currently got the right expert to help us so hopefully it will be in soon. Have a great rest of your year. Regards. Julia and Giles.

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Reviewed 18 April 2016 via mobile

Wonderfully peaceful and quiet with fantastic views over Old Town Harbour and churchyard. Lovely and very friendly hosts who made us very welcome. Really tasty breakfast with homemade preserves and homemade cake on arrival! No wifi which could have been annoying if we were staying for longer but overall a great place!

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Julia G, Owner at Tolman House, responded to this review

Dear Debs, Thankyou for your kind words about your stay at Tolman House, we enjoyed having you both stay and are delighted that you had a great holiday and enjoyed the food, the peace and quiet and the views over the bay. We will take your comment about wifi into account thankyou and see what we can do, all the...

Maidenhead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 October 2015

This boutique bed and breakfast situated in an idyllic part of St Mary's in the Isles of Scillly has a perfect outlook onto a beautiful and unspoilt inlet. For a peaceful and convenient location to enjoy all of the islands it would be hard to better. The hosts Giles and Julia and both charming and welcoming. They are planning to...

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swansea
Reviewed 29 September 2015

Our original choice of b and b was in Hugh Town. So pleased now that it was full as we got to experience this lovely place. We can only endorse the other comments on this site, . Tolman House is one of the best, if not the best property we have stayed in. The view is superb out of the...

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Julia G, Owner at Tolman House, responded to this review

Hi Paul, Thankyou so much for your review and your extremely nice words, we are so glad that you both enjoyed your holiday with us it was a pleasure having you here, we are so glad that for a short break you managed to fit so much in and had such a great time on the islands, maybe see you...

Long An Province, Vietnam
Reviewed 13 August 2015

Stayed here a week, after a nightmare journey on good old 'British Rail' or to be precise Great Western Railway, without a doubt the Great is long gone. If you travel GWR Paddington to Penzance pay the extra for a 'sleeper', bring your own food, the Buffet Car was a joke....... Anyway back to the Tolman house. Nicely situated on...

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Rugby, England
Reviewed 23 June 2015

Our first stay with Julie and Giles at Tolman House and boy did we choose right! With only 6 guests at any one time we were made to feel completely at home. Our room (2) had wonderful views over the small bay at Old Town and this was repeated form the laden breakfast table every morning. Julie makes her own...

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Julia G, Owner at Tolman House, responded to this review

Hi Neil and Vicki, Thankyou for your kind comments, we are so glad you had a great holiday and we enjoyed having you stay with us, we will take your comment about the mirror size into account and see what we can do, hopefully we will see you on the Scillies again. Best Wishes Julia and Giles

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Address: Old Town, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Isles of Scilly > St Mary's
Hotel Class:4 star — Tolman House 4*
Number of rooms: 4
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“Two rooms have a full sea view, the other a side sea view”
Adrian_P49, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The rooms with the harbour view”
FaithC95, 8 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Request the rooms with sea views”
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“Try and get room No1.”
ColinO125, 12 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Make sure you book either rooms 1 or 2 to get the marvelous views from the window seats.”
NeilandVicki, 23 Jun 2015 | Read review
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