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Burgh Island Hotel

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Reviewed 16 July 2013 via mobile

Burgh Island hotel promised art deco elegance with style and it delivered. The location is beautiful the hotel unique and the ambiance everything you desire. It is expensive but a unique experience. Friendly staff who are attentive but not intruisive. The rooms reflect the period..no...More

Thank Geraldmm
Response from OwnerBI, Owner at Burgh Island HotelResponded 5 August 2013

Thank you for your fantastic review and I am delighted that you steeped yourself in our tradition and romance. I'm considering a voluntary digital detox at the door so guests are invited to hand over their phones/tablets and just sit and enjoy the Island (what...More

Reviewed 14 July 2013

To stay at Burgh island is a life experience. Step back in time to the 1930s, a time with no electronic gadgets and no need to be in constant contact with the outside world; when the joy of a hotel was not its luxury spa...More

Thank Pippasmum_12
Response from OwnerBI, Owner at Burgh Island HotelResponded 5 August 2013

I was worried at first when I read your header but then I saw you had stayed in "Fruity" and it al made sense; this is one of the only authentic '30s bathrooms suites we have in the hotel (please don't break the sink guests!)....More

Reviewed 14 July 2013 via mobile

We are big fans of Agatha Christie and devotees of the Poirot TV series. Therefore when the chance came to visit the set of Evil Under the Sun presented itself we jumped at it. This is a journey back in time. The setting of the...More

Thank genghlislive
Response from OwnerBI, Owner at Burgh Island HotelResponded 5 August 2013

Hah! Did you talk to Gary "McBar"? He can generally rustle up a few murder stories over cocktails.....but seriously, we're delighted that you had such a good time and we gave you the necessary dose of Poirot. Tip for devotees of Evil Under the Sun:...More

Reviewed 13 July 2013

They have certainly cashed in on a good idea with this hotel and many aspects are excellent. The room we had was very dull and the furniture apart from the bed might not have been accepted at the local tip. The dressing table did not...More

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Response from OwnerBI, Owner at Burgh Island HotelResponded 5 August 2013

Thank you for your review. To be honest, I have been stalled for about a week thinking of what I could specifically say in reply as we quite obviously didn't meet your expectations, for which I am sorry. In terms of "cashing in" on a...More

Reviewed 9 July 2013

Despite its somewhat faded and tired grandeur and the subtle means of extracting quite large sums of money from you whilst there, I felt completely overawed by the magic of this remarkable hotel. From start to finish the staff couldn't have been more friendly helpful...More

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Response from OwnerBI, Owner at Burgh Island HotelResponded 11 July 2013

Thank you for your very generous review. I'm delighted that you so much enjoyed your time with us and exploring Burgh Island. Kid in a Sweet Shop - what a lovely expression and it sounds as though you indulged very appropriately. Just a small note...More

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Restaurant
Beachfront
Room Service
Free Internet
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Concierge
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Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$260 - US$380 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$260 - US$380 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Response from Keith W | Reviewed this property |
Noel Coward this time round Super views
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Jean F
25 February 2018|
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Response from BurghIslandReply | Property representative |
Jean, on behalf of Burgh Island can I say that we know that you will look fabulous in whatever you choose to wear. Long, short or most definitely flapper-style is all very much appreciated. We look forward to welcoming you... More
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Paul B
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Response from ThetravellingG0urmet | Reviewed this property |
Well as long as they are well behaved and nod roaring drunk and violent...as The French or froggies say: C'est la vie et c'est le monde, n'est pas...We all have to make a living...I used to be a Bartender in my mysterious... More
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"You can choose your room on the hotel web site complete with great descriptions & detailed pictures of..."
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"1920, 1930, theme worth getting dressed up for."
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"All of the rooms are good but get one facing Bigbury."
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"Every room has its own distinct character so do a bit of research!"
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