Wireless Cottage

This historic property overlooks Housel Bay, near Britain's southernmost point.

By Alison Rohrs, Thursday, Aug 27, 2009, 3:32 PM

Wireless Cottage

About this Hotel

Price From $94

In the early 1900s, the man who invented the radiotelegraph, Guglielmo Marconi, worked out of Wireless Cottage, on a cliff overlooking Housel Bay, near Britain's southernmost point. Marconi's three-room house has been renovated with maritime touches, including kitchen tiles imprinted with ocean fossils. Next door you can see replicas of his equipment in a small museum.

Free WiFi? No.

Credit Cards Accepted AmEx, Mastercard, Visa.

Details Cottage from $94 (£58) per night, based on weekly rate, sleeps two. One-week minimum stay required.