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Hotel near Salcombe

Salcombe is a delightful seaside resort in the South Hams district of Devon. Known for gorgeous coastal views, beautiful beaches and delicious local crab. Within Salcombe and across the wider Devon area you’ll find an abundance of things to do, as well as truly magnificent sights of the UK coast. 

Just a 30 minute drive away is one of the most iconic hotels near Salcombe: Burgh Island. Burgh Island Hotel is one of the best places to stay in Salcombe, known for grandeur, its iconic Art Deco interior, and the incredible sea views found from every angle of the island.

Beautiful accommodation near Salcombe

Burgh Island is one of the hotels in Salcombe with a rich history. The hotel has been a staple of the island for nearly 100 years, famous for hosting extravagant Art Deco soirees and welcoming a myriad of famous guests across its lifetime. Including The Beatles, Agatha Christie and Noel Coward. Now, the hotel is home to 25 unique gorgeous rooms and suites fitting the hotel’s enchanting Art Deco theme.

Each room within the hotel is individually decorated, offering a unique stay each and every time you visit. The Tony & B suite features an expanse of living space, a large lounge area, a private ground floor with striking sea views, a super king sized bed and a large en-suite bathroom. The perfect place to enjoy some seaside reprisal. 

The Grand Suites are similarly luxurious and spacious with a double or king sized bed perfectly situated to admire the views, as well as a personal balcony, a large lounge area for relaxing and an en-suite bathroom. 

Or perhaps you’d like to really indulge yourselves and travel back in time to the roaring 20s and 30s, staying in our incredible Artist Studio, a dog-friendly open-plan space. Above The Pilchard Inn, our Artist Studio is furnished in gorgeous antique style and perfectly private for a reclusive island getaway. 

Better yet, stay in the former writing retreat of Agatha Christie: the Beach House, complete with outstanding panoramic views, nestled directly into the rock face. 

The charming 25 rooms within our Salcombe hotel are exceptionally beautiful and quirky, offering guests a truly remarkable experience on this private island haven.

Feast and sleep

This Salcombe hotel offers not only incredible coastal views, but also decadent dining options directly on the island. Our gorgeous Ballroom serves up delightful, award-winning food in an elegant setting, transporting you back to days gone by on a journey of the pallet. The menu features some of the most impressive locally sourced foods, offering lucky guests the pinnacle experience of fine dining. 

Our other eateries include the Nettlefold Restaurant, serving world-class food in a truly superb location. The specially curated menus feature the best of British produce with dishes crafted by renowned chefs only available for hotel guests. 

Similarly, the Pilchard Inn offers great food, high-quality service and inspiring landscapes. The menu includes a delightful selection of starters, mains and desserts, perfect for enjoying accompanied by a glass of something refreshing and relaxing.

The best place to stay near Salcombe

Places to stay in Salcombe do not get much more unique than an enchanting island stay. Burgh Island truly is a fabulous location with everything you could need for a remarkable island escape. As well as exceptional fine dining, the hotel itself is home to an abundance of fabulous facilities. Our Ballroom is home to a selection of exciting events, including murder mystery events, lavish dinners, and of course, magical balls where truly incredible attire is always required. If a grand event isn’t your style, perhaps sip on something delicious in our Palm Court Lounge, admiring the island views, or perhaps explore the wider island and engage in a game of croquet, tennis or snooker!

From morning to evening there is always something captivating happening at this Salcombe hotel, be it dining, dancing, drinking, or discovering.

There is nothing like Burgh Island

You may have stayed in hotels in Salcombe before, but you have certainly never stayed in a hotel like Burgh Island before. Burgh Island Hotel is one of the most unique and historic places in Salcombe to stay. The island was first used as an incredible party venue in the 1890s and in 1927 the island was sold to Archibald Nettlefold who built a more substantial Art Deco haven that was mentioned in Vogue.

The legacy of Burgh Island continues with a myriad of extravagant and exciting events held regularly within the island confines, such as murder mystery events, art experiences, beach walks, and of course a trip on the iconic sea tractor the moment you arrive. Dine and dance your way through this Salcombe hotel and enjoy the abundance of exciting things happening during your stay.

Ideally located near Salcombe

Now you’ve found one of the best hotels in Salcombe, getting to us is incredibly simple. If you are reaching us by car, search for us in Google Maps plus code 74J2+5M Bigbury-on-Sea, Kingsbridge. Upon arrival, you will be invited to join us via the iconic Burgh Island sea tractor, a spectacular experience all on its own. 

You’ll find everything you need on the island, including a selection of activities and incredible restaurants, however, Bigbury-On-Sea is also nearby with other local beaches and a golf course. 

If you are reaching us by train our nearest stations are Totnes, Ivybridge and Plymouth. And if you are reaching us by helicopter, please call and notify our reception beforehand to arrange your arrival.