“Books are the plane, and the train, and the road. They are the destination and the journey. They are home,” said Anna Quindlen.
People who are fond of reading all day long, people’s whose life stops if they don’t get to read are those that cannot survive without books. What if you got just one book on your vacation and you completed reading it already with half of your holidays still remaining?
If you are looking for hotels that are a perfect combination of reading and relaxation then these literary hotels around the world are where you can go!
1) Gladstone’s Library, North Wales:
There is a ‘library along with a residence’ which consists of 26 rooms and 2,50,000 books in Flintshire, North Wales. What is more amazing is that the library is also open on public holidays. With the cost of 66 pounds (₹6k) for a single room, per night with breakfast, this is a good deal. Time to sleep with books! Book here.
2) Il Salviatino, Italy:
This is for the one who is fond of a historical taste, this place will give you a charm of the 15th century. The hotel has provisions for all the modern amenities viz. a relaxing garden terrace, a peaceful ambiance, a sophisticated small bar and in the library there are cozy brown leather couches and classic timber bookshelves. You are bound to fall in love with the hotel’s old-fashioned architecture. This one is expensive, starting at 350 Euros(₹28k) per night.
3) Taj Falaknuma Palace, Hyderabad, India:
This is a grand palace in Hyderabad which is surely going to give a royal feeling and make you feel like a Nizam of Hyderabad. ‘Falaknuma’ means like the sky or mirror of the sky in the Urdu language. This five-star luxury hotel has a collection of more than 5,000 volumes of rare books and manuscripts which you can read here all day and night in their library which was built in the 19th century and has a blend of Italian and Tudor architecture. The Falaknuma palace is going to cost you ₹33,000 for one night.
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