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Barnstaple, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 October 2015

there are no superlative's that have not already been used by other guests to describe the utter perfection that Issy and Gareth created for us all to enjoy at Samson Hill Cottage. We were fortunate enough to have stayed with them twice, and enjoyed every last drop of their hospitality. Issy & Gareth we appreciate all your hard work and...

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Huddersfield, England
Reviewed 23 August 2015

What can we add to all that has been said? Samson Hill Cottage is a wonderful place to stay and I guess we wanted to write a review because we are so glad and grateful to have had the chance to stay before Issy and Gareth cease running this class act of a guest house. Thank you both for caring...

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Preston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 August 2015

Everything is just right here: the fantastic view; the beautiful rooms ( we had the smaller one but it was lovely and had everything needed); the warm welcome and hospitality; the fabulous breakfasts and pizzas; the best cream tea on arrival with the best view- Gareth and Issy clearly have a gift for all this. Sadly as this is their...

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1Thank Karen W
Reviewed 26 July 2014 via mobile

I write this after a long and tedious return journey from our fabulous first time holiday on Scilly. It's late at night and I should be asleep but I can't stop thinking about the incredible weeks stay we have just had at Samson Hill! What is not to like about every single part of the guesthouse experience? The cottage itself...

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Rickmansworth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 July 2014

Returned to Samson Hill Cottage on the beautiful island of Bryher for our first wedding anniversary. Issy and Gareth continue to provide pure understated luxury, and everything is such good quality. We absolutely love this place, it's so relaxing, an absolute oasis. We will return- again!!

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1Thank dw13abl
Issy T, Manager at Samson Hill Cottage, responded to this review

What a lovely message to hear that we made your first wedding anniversary a relaxing one. We love welcoming guests for special occasions and always try and make them as memorable as possible. Thank you again for your stay. We look forward to seeing you again in the future. Issy and Gareth

Taunton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 June 2014

What can one say about this little jewel on Bryher. We have stayed on Scilly many ,many times,but without doubt Samson Hill is just the best....faultless.Gareth and Issy were wonderful hosts.Nothing was to much trouble. we stayed in illiswilgig ,fantastic views,very relaxing.Breakfasts to die for. We can't wait to return.

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Issy T, Manager at Samson Hill Cottage, responded to this review

Keith thank you for taking the time to tell others about your stay at Samson Hill Cottage. We're so glad you enjoyed it and can't wait to welcome you back! Issy and Gareth

Stamford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 May 2014

Absolutely fantastic. Stayed three nights in this fabulous cottage. Gareth and Issy were wonderfuly helpful and welcoming, really adding to the enjoyment of our stay. Advice on weather, transport, meal bookings, providing the BBQ to use, collection and drop-off with bags... Just perfect. The room, house and facilities are brilliant, well equipped, well stocked and beautifully decorated with care, attention...

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1Thank IanHP1969
Issy T, Manager at Samson Hill Cottage, responded to this review

What a lovely review. We were so pleased to welcome you both to Samson Hill. It's great to welcome friends and family of previous guests. We loved every second of your stay and hope it is not your last.

Wiltshire
Reviewed 16 May 2014

This place looks great on the website and is even better in real life. Issy and Gareth have produced an amazing place that provides the most superb quality accommodation with many extras such as binoculars to use, fridge to store food and drink, cold platters to purchase for the evenings, an honesty bar, collection from the quay. All add up...

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Issy T, Manager at Samson Hill Cottage, responded to this review

Thank you for such a kind write up of your holiday at Samson Hill Cottage. It's great to hear you enjoyed the time you spent with us and all the extras we provide. We aim that the daily chalkboard gives you everything you need for your day (tides, sunrise and sunset, weather, boat times and breakfast specials)- what more do...

Perranporth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 April 2014

My husband and I stayed at Samson Hill Cottage for 2 nights at the end of March and our experience was better than we ever could have imagined! Issy and Gareth were incredibly accommodating: from helping us to organise transportation to and from St. Mary's to Bryher, to Gareth meeting us at the quay on arrival to collect us and...

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Issy T, Manager at Samson Hill Cottage, responded to this review

What a lovely title for a review! That is what we were hoping for Samson Hill and it's great to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. I'm sorry the weather was a bit patchy while you were with us. We always try and provide as much entertainment as possible at the guesthouse (books, DVDs, free wifi, games, magazines...

Reviewed 9 April 2014 via mobile

We stayed with Issy and Gareth for two nights in April when the weather was a little "changeable." But the warmth of the welcome and their hospitality over the duration of our stay was second to none. We were met off the boat by Gareth, who whizzed our cases up to the cottage, in its sheltered position overlooking the channel...

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Issy T, Manager at Samson Hill Cottage, responded to this review

Thank you for not keeping us a secret and for writing such a detailed review of your holiday! We always really grateful that our guests take the time to tell others about their stay. It's brilliant to hear that we managed to provided everything you needed (including the hot water bottle and brownies!) We always try and think of what...

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  • Kitchenette
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Discover an eco friendly escape with the most spectacular panoramic views you can imagine. We're a secluded bed and breakfast with delicious locally sorced food. Dinner available Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. ... more   less 

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Address: Samson Hill Cottage Samson Hill, TR23 0PR, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Isles of Scilly
Number of rooms: 2
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“Everyone raves about the bigger room but we had the smaller one and it was lovely. So either! Brilliant en suite and huge bed.”
 of 5 bubbles 201karenw, 13 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Only 2 to choose from, and it has to be the room at the front with the view- heavenly!!”
 of 5 bubbles dw13abl, 16 Jul 2014 | Read review
“We loved Illiswilgig - great size and amazing views over the channel, with its own patio which would no doubt be a sun trap when the weather's kind!”
 of 5 bubbles 171stellag, 10 Apr 2014 | Read review
“Both rooms are very nice and are really only used for sleeping in as the lounge is very comfortable and has excellent views but I predict it would only get used on the rare occasion of bad weather in the sub tropical paradise”
 of 5 bubbles doesnteatfish, 8 Mar 2014 | Read review
“For the fantastic view choose Illiswilgig.”
 of 5 bubbles Skyjj, 25 Sep 2013 | Read review
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