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Bath, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

bath
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 28 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

Worcestershire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 June 2015

We've stayed at Tolman House several times over the last 9 years, always in the double room overlooking the bay and have found it to be the perfect base to explore the islands from. Julia and Giles' hospitality is superb and the food always amazing - we've had both breakfast and evening meals with wine from the dining table looking...

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

Jamie and Louise, Thankyou so much for your lovely comments! We are so glad that your stays with us have been happy and memorable ones, we have certainly enjoyed having you stay with us over the years and look forward to one day welcoming you back again. All our very best wishes Julia and Giles

Plymouth Devon UK
Reviewed 12 November 2014

Thank you Julia and Giles for making our stay so memorable. your hospitality was second to none and we really appreciated your kindness when we were stranded. This was our first visit, but will not be our last. We really enjoyed your very comfortable house and your friendship. Wishing you both a very Merry Christmas and the very best for...

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

Dear John and Ingrid, we are so pleased you had a great stay with us we really enjoyed meeting you. Hopefully see you on the Scillies again one day. Kind Regards 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”
 of 5 bubbles Adrian_P49, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The rooms with the harbour view”
 of 5 bubbles FaithC95, 8 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Request the rooms with sea views”
 of 5 bubbles N5704HTkarent, 16 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Try and get room No1.”
 of 5 bubbles ColinO125, 12 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Make sure you book either rooms 1 or 2 to get the marvelous views from the window seats.”
 of 5 bubbles NeilandVicki, 23 Jun 2015 | Read review
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