From Jane Austen To Agatha Christie, 4 Gorgeous Homes Of Authors To Book A Stay At

Now you can stay at your favourite author’s home!

by Ankita Mazumdar
From Jane Austen To Agatha Christie, 4 Gorgeous Homes Of Authors To Book A Stay At

Book lovers have always imagined owning their library with a cool aesthetic, no matter what the size is, a library is a library! But have you ever thought about staying at one of the homes of your favourite author? That sounds out of the world, right, but it is not anymore! There are a couple of homes that were turned into hotels for stay purposes and we are calling out to all the bookworms in the world to experience these precious stays.

Walk The Same Hallways As Your Favourite Author’s Home At These 4 Author Homes-Turned-Hotels

1. Jane Austen – Henry’s Town House

Have you always wanted to wear a corset gown and run through the fields or massive English homes described by Jane Austen in her novels? From Mr Darcy’s Pemberley to Northanger Abbey’s gothic mansion, Austen wrote in detail about these. One of this author’s homes was in the London townhouse of her favourite brother, Henry. It is believed that she penned down most of her novels at his place. It was converted into a stylish boutique in 2020 and the names of the rooms are dedicated to each member of the Austen family. You can get to witness some antique pieces, her first edition books and original letters written by her to her brother. We know every Jane Austen lover is ready to spend a couple of days here!

Where: 24 Upper Berkeley St, London W1H 7QH, United Kingdom

2. Agatha Christie – Greenway Apartment

One of the best authors of detective novels is Agatha Christie! This beautiful 18th-century place was her holiday home in Devon, England which is now taken over by the National Trust. She would pack her bags and stay here for Christmas and summer months. Just as you step into this private apartment, you will step into the book and world of Christie! National Trust has taken responsibility to keep the stay modern with 1950s vibes. This author’s home has artefacts and some of her statement pieces. Do not miss the Greenway’s boathouse!

Where: 5 Vaughan Parade, Torquay, Devon, England

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3. Ian Fleming – Fleming Villa


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The name’s Bond, James Bond! Any 007 fans in the house? Fleming Villa was once a private home to the author of the James Bond series, Ian Fleming. Back in the 1940s when he was posted for a naval intelligence assignment in Oracabessa Bay, he fell in love with this beautiful place. This beautiful and luxurious beach villa is the place where he penned down 14 of 007 books! He even set some of those books in Jamaica. Book this author’s home-turned-hotel and get to witness the original desk where Bond came to life on paper.

Where: Oracabessa Bay, St. Mary, Jamaica

4. Tennessee Williams – Hotel Elysée


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The famous American playwright and screenwriter stayed at the iconic hotel called Elysée in NYC until he died in 1983. He checked into this place in the late 1960s and called it home till his last breath. If you are a fan of his work, then check into the 900 sq ft Sunset Suite at Elysée which has his photographs and handwritten notes displayed around the stay. Isn’t that so cool?

Where: 60 E 54th St, New York, NY 10022, United States

To book, head over to their respective websites and enjoy frolicking around the same garden your favourite author did or wrote a couple of pages for their popular books.

Cover Image Courtesy: Website/Henry’s Town House

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