Did you know that there are more fun places for book nerds to be than just libraries? There are so many hoteliers who have managed to understand the art of literature and have incorporated it in their hotels especially for their niche and nerdy clientèle. Here are some literary hotels that any book lover should stay at when in town.
TajFalaknuma Palace, Hyderabad, India
The royal city houses this hotel that was built back in 1894. Built in a grand Palatial style, it has over 5000 volumes of exceptional books and manuscripts. There website clearly states that even if you read one book a day, you will not be able to finish them all in the next 16 years or so, so make sure to make your reservations for the next 16 years!
Sylvia Port Hotel, New Port, Oregon
All thriller and fantasy freaks have no place better to be. Every room in this hotel has been themed on some classics by literary wonders like J. K. Rowling, Agatha Christie, Mark Twain, etc. To spice things up there is no television or Wi-Fi just an old affair with a book.
The Library Hotel, KohSamui, Thailand
The boutique hotel houses a simple library wherein you can borrow books and read by the poolside. The hotel is located in close proximity to Chaweng Beach, so what better than sunbathing and reading!
The Heathman Hotel, Portland, Oregon
This hotel is overflowing with a grand collection of books for which they have had to hire a literary curator. They specialize in lending autographed books that have been signed by various authors who have won the Nobel and Pulitzer Prize. U.S. Poet Laureates, a former US president, and other authors have also signed their work and left it at the hotel. The rough figure of signed books is 2,700. The library is open 4 times a week and offers wine to its readers.
The Library Hotel, New York, NY
The name of the hotel speaks for itself. The books in the rooms are based on the Dewey Decimal System of library arrangement.
Pavillon Des Lettres, Paris, France
The hotel is dedicated to all great authors who have lived till this day and age. Every room is assigned a letter of the alphabet based on the name of the classic author to whom the room is dedicated.
The Commons Hotel, Minneapolis, MN
Have you ever seen a menu dedicated to books? This hotel has a book menu based on which you can order the book you wish to snack on and much to everyone’s delight there are book butlers who deliver these books with utmost poise. Three author friends Dorothy Parker, Robert Benchley and Alexander Woollcott who used to regularly meet for lunch at the hotel restaurant started this hotel in 1925.