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We are a 2 star hotel with rooms situated throughout 4 floors. The hotel has no lift due to the grade 2 listed building status meaning we can't make alterations to install one. We will of course, help with luggage though.

Our food is traditional and cooked using fresh produce of fish, meats, vegetables & dairy sourced from Scilly & Cornwall where possible. Our style is not nouvelle cuisine or a fancy Michelin Star type restaurant.

Our experienced staff offer excellent & attentive service, far beyond the normal expectations for a 2 star rated hotel

Our swimming pool is 8 metres x 4 metres and so neither small, or Olympic size! An unusual extra facility compared to even many other hotels. Its size is governed by available space, and is covered in and heated.

Our rooms are comfortable & furnished to the same standard. All are en suite with either bath, shower or both, and some are compact, hence the special offer lower tariff for these.

The hotel is situated in the centre of Hugh Town, at the quieter side and is ideally positioned for easy access to the harbour for inter island boats to the inhabited islands of Tresco, Bryher, St Agnes & St Martins.

I try to post regular photographs of the islands, and you can see more of the hotel in the photo galleries on the right hand side of the page.

If you would like to contact us please feel free to email or telephone: Tel. 01720 422575

Saturday, 14 April 2012

Guest Review Extracted From TripAdvisor

“Old fashioned charm at an attractive price”

Reviewed 11 April 2012

I spent 4 days at this hotel over Easter. By chance I had one of the rooms on the top floor with views out over the bay and the ocean. The hotel is very good at what it does and I have few complaints. The food was wel-cooked, plentiful and good quality (apart from the rather disappointing roast beef), the staff were extremely helpful and it is clear that it is only the bureaucratic nature of hotel ratings that is keeping it at 2 stars.

Room Tip: I had room 19 - a long way up, but worth it for the view (and it has a bath which is a winner for me...

Stayed April 2012, travelled solo

Daniel Lawson, Manager at Bell Rock Hotel, responded to this review
12 April 2012

I'm pleased our staff managed to look after you and make your stay with us a pleasant one. Hopefully your mobile phone kept it's charge until you made it back home, after we came to your rescue with the flat battery.
I'm glad also, that you found our food to be enjoyable on the whole. I'm not sure what the problem was with the Sunday roast beef as this was my day off? I've checked with our head waiter, and he doesn't recall any disappointment, but apologises if he didn't get around to asking if everything was alright with your meal, as it was a particularly busy dinner service and he didn't get round to every table.