It’s the time for inspiring, satisfying reads. And what better place to do so than in these amazing hotel libraries around the world? Image: The Library Hotel New York
Alcove Hotel Library, Ho Chi Minh City. This French colonial-style boutique hotel’s main attractions are the floor-to-ceiling shelves packed with an eclectic mix of books.
Library Private Members Club, London. Recently launched in 2014, this private members club is for the artistic, creative and literary community. It’s owned by the entrepreneur Ronald Ndoro and designed by Marc Peridis, well known for working for Louis Vuitton, Marc Jacobs and Vivienne Westwood. High profile members include Irvine Welsh, Caitlin Moran and John Nive. Source: thebespokeblackbook.com
Ham Yard Hotel library room, London. The collection includes a large section on London, its history, arts, literature, culture and politics and a wide selection on travel, world history and global issues.
Aman Canale Grande Hotel, Venice. For those in search of unique luxury experiences in the city of love and waterways.
Brown TLV Urban Hotel – Tel Aviv, Israel. This sophisticated urban hotel boasts this chic book-lined lobby area.
Grand Mansion, Nanjing, China. New to Nanjing is the Grand Mansion, designed by I.M. Pei Architects with HBA Interior Design. Its shelves are home to 3,000 books, featuring one of the world’s best stocked hotel libraries.
The Hotel Library New York. Their guilty pleasure is a good book!
The Library Lounge at the B2 Boutique Hotel, Switzerland. This conversion from the old 1836 Hürlimann Brewery building, once considered the largest brewery in Switzerland, has 33,000 tomes decorating the walls.