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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 luxury art deco bedrooms 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 live band entertainment on Mondays, 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 three dining options at Burgh Island: the Grand Ballroom, The Nettlefold and the Pilchard Inn for more casual occasions.

Top facilities

Free WiFi

Breakfast included

Free parking

Facilities & information


Breakfast included

Parking (free)

No smoking

Child friendly

Dog/Pet friendly

Historic property



Free broadband access (wifi)

Private/enclosed garden

Tennis court

Swimming pool


Activities, Recreations, Games, Sports

Award Winning

Bars, Cafes & Other

Conference & Meetings

Bathroom & Laundry

Health & Beauty Treatments

Heli-pads, Private Airfields

Piano Bars


Pool/snooker table

Wedding Receptions, Civil Licenses

Room Service & Food/Drink

Hair dryers





Jogging, running

Surfing, Windsurfing, Diving, Jet Skis

Water sports

Recommended walks

Beach (walking distance)

Pub (walking distance)


Golf course (a short drive)

Tennis courts (walking distance)



Continental breakfast (included)

Cooked breakfast (included)

Lunch available (at additional cost)

Dinner available (at additional cost)


Extra info

Nearest Airport: Exeter Airport

Nearest Airport Time: 1 hours 0 minutes

Nearest Airport Distance (in miles): 45

Dinner Available: Yes

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: £505.00

Double twin room price to: £655.00

Suite room price from: £675.00

Suite room price to: £1,005.00

Arrival information and directions

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

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