As the days grow colder and the nights longer, what better way to cosy up and relax than with a good book?
Whether your looking for a holiday close to home or an sunny beach break, here StyleNest round-up of some of our favourite hotels with libraries around the world so you can unwind with your favourite book or holiday read.
For a relaxing read – Carlisle Bay, Antigua
If you’re looking for some rest and relaxation in warmer climes this winter then head to Carlisle Bay, Antigua, where guests can immerse themselves in a vast selection of books in the hotel’s cool and comfortable modern library.
Curated by Phillip Blackwell the collection contains the top ten beach reads of leading travel journalists, perfect for your winter sun holiday, as well as books designed to educate, entertain and inspire. Guests are encouraged to take place in book exchanges, which enables the collection to continuously evolve.
For a cultural discovery – Alila Fort Bishangarh, India
Perched on top of a granite hill in the midst of the Aravalli Range is the Alila Fort Bishangarh, a 230-year-old restored fort filled with simplicity and grandeur, and a library to match.
Set amongst old marble pillars, the hotel’s library bears testimony to the old kingdom with the size of its holdings mapped out on the wall, whilst the remote location also makes it the perfect place to truly get away from it all and immerse yourself in a good book.
For an all-round literary experience – Pavillon des Lettres, Paris
For book lovers the Pavillon des Lettres is hard to beat. From A for Anderson (Hans Christian) through to Z for Zola (Emile) – via B for Baudelaire, H for Hugo, S for Shakespeare and more – the design of each of the 26 rooms at Pavillon des Lettres is inspired by its writer, with lines from poetry, prose and novels inscribed on the walls, displaying Paris’ love of language and literature throughout.
The hotel is also just a short walk from the Arc de Triomphe, the Champs-Elysées and the Jardins des Tuileries,making it the perfect base from which to explore Paris’ best landmarks.