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Burgh Island Hotel, Bigbury-on-Sea, Devon 
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Burgh Island
Bigbury-on-Sea , Devon
England
Tel: 44 1548 810 514
reception@burghisland.com
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This Art Deco hotel sits in splendid isolation on a 26-acre island just off the south Devon coast. When the tide rises, a sea tractor—an old-fashioned beast of a machine with wheels on stilt-like legs—ferries guests over the waves. A careful restoration of the hotel's original fixtures and fittings recaptured its 1930s glamour. The 24 rooms are all individual and outfitted with Art Deco furniture. Residents dress for formal dinner in the ballroom, a complicated affair where grilled deep-sea bass, green-tea noodles, enoki mushrooms, lobster, pak choi, and hondashi broth might be combined into one dish. For a low-key evening, head to the island's Pilchard Inn, where low beams, an open fire, and a stuffed parrot called Captain George ensure a low-key vibe. Thirties-style dances are held in the ballroom twice weekly. The incurably plugged-in should consider that there are no TVs or Internet connections (except in the library), but this hotel is so utterly eccentric that it's worth a night or two just to tell the tale.

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