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Burgh Island Hotel

Burgh Island Hotel is a unique and highly original Art Deco hotel, located on its own private tidal island. The hotel has had many famous guests staying there, including Agatha Christie, Noel Coward, The Beatles, Winston Churchill and many others.

What makes a stay at Burgh Island Hotel unique?

Staying at Burgh Island is a truly exclusive experience that's on many people's bucket list. Burgh Island Hotel offers discerning guests a chance to step back in time and immerse themselves in the atmosphere of Art Deco glamour.

What are the rooms and facilities on offer at Burgh Island Hotel?

Burgh Island Hotel has a total of 25 rooms, including double rooms and suites. Each room has its own unique design and name. Two of the rooms are located outside of the main building and are dog-friendly: The Beach House, originally built for Agatha Christie where she wrote two of her books, and The Artists Studio, located above The Pilchard Inn.

What can guests enjoy when staying in the Bigbury-on-Sea area?

Burgh Island Hotel hosts black tie dinners every night, accompanied with live piano music, with additional entertainment on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Guests are invited to enjoy any cocktail of their choice at the hotel bar, admiring the beautiful views over the island and the sea. Bigbury Beach is located in front of the island, and crossing it on the sea tractor is great fun.

Where can guests enjoy food and drink?

There are two dining options at Burgh Island: the fine dining restaurant at Burgh Island Hotel, and The Pilchard Inn for more casual occasions.

Top facilities

Free WiFi

Facilities & information


Child friendly

Dog/Pet friendly


Free broadband access (wifi)

Tennis court

Swimming pool


Activities, Recreations, Games, Sports

Award Winning

Conference & Meetings

Bathroom & Laundry

Heli-pads, Private Airfields

Piano Bars


Pool/snooker table

Wedding Receptions, Civil Licenses

Room Service & Food/Drink


Jogging, running

Surfing, Windsurfing, Diving, Jet Skis

Table Tennis

Water sports

Other Entertainment (generally indoor)

Recommended walks


Golf course (walking distance)

Extra info

Closed Times: 2nd January to 17th February 2019

Nearest Airport: Exeter Airport

Nearest Airport Time: 1 hours 0 minutes

Nearest Airport Distance (in miles): 45

Vendor Accreditation: Good Hotel Guide 2018, Green Tourism, Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence

Mastercard: Yes

MaestroSwitch: Yes

Visa: Yes

Number of rooms: 25

Double twin room price from: £290.00

Double twin room price to: £360.00

Suite room price from: £420.00

Suite room price to: £550.00

Arrival information and directions

Bigbury-on-Sea, Devon, Bigbury-on-SeaTQ7 4BG, United Kingdom

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