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Princess Anne Book Lovers Inn

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The Alexander House Booklovers' Bed & Breakfast is a literary-themed inn located in the quaint historic district of Princess Anne on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. The colorful Queen Anne Victorian features authors' portraits, dramatic colors and whimsical literary details throughout.Each room offers a creative interpretation of a famous author's own room in his or her time. Revel in the romance of Regency England in the Jane Austen Room. Immerse yourself in the jazzy Harlem Renaissance of the Langston Hughes Room; or a 19th-century high seas adventure in the Robert Louis Stevenson Room. Relax with a book from our eclectic library in the Mark Twain Library and Parlor. Partake of a hearty breakfast, afternoon tea or evening liqueur in the charmingly French Cafe Colette. All rooms have private bathrooms. Enjoy a relaxing stroll through the historic district of Princess Anne, teeming with lovingly preserved historic homes from the Colonial, Federal and Victorian eras. Walk to the nearby Teackle Mansion for a tour of one of Maryland's beautiful historic manses, then meander along the water in Manokin River Park. Take a walk down the quaint main street--featuring antique, coffee and gift shops, eateries.Local events include the annual Chesapeake Celtic Festival on the first weekend in October, (see link on local sights page) and the Annual Skipjack Races on Labor Day Weekend (local events link). Olde Princess Anne Days is celebrated in October with home and garden tours, carriage rides, street fair and more. Click on the Calendar of Events link on the Local Sights page for more annual events.Nestled between the beach (Atlantic) and the Bay (Chesapeake), nearby nature attractions include Assateague and Chincoteague (35 minute drive), where you can share the pristine, natural seashore with wild ponies. Or for some really wild night life, there's always Ocean City, a 30 minute drive away. Within minutes of various wildlife sanctuaries, rivers, waterways and marshes, where hundreds of bird species can be observed. Kayak and canoe rentals are available on the Pocomoke River or the Tangier Sound (opening to the Bay). A ferry boat ride away are Smith Island and Tangier Islands, where Colonial English/Cornish dialects are still spoken.
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Wicomico County Airport22 km
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I recently stayed at the "Princess Anne Book Lovers Inn" because our son attends the University of Maryland, Eastern Shore and the inn was less than a mile away. A gem right in Princess Anne!! Prior to arrival, the proprietor, Heidi phoned...More

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Response from Heidi E, Owner at Princess Anne Book Lovers InnResponded 3 weeks ago

Happiness to me is making other people happy! your review is so kind and considerate. We thank you and your husband so much for staying with us and we equally felt just as happy to accommodate and meet you both. You are also great as...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Terrific, beautiful, clean room with a great atmosphere. Hostess is a pure delight! Breakfasts are awesome. Easy parking and a convenient location. I would definitely stay here again. This is a wonderful place to stay!!More

Thank Kaye S
Response from Heidi E, Owner at Princess Anne Book Lovers InnResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Kaye, for being such a wonderful guest at Princess Anne Book Lovers Inn. You were a pleasure to have around. You made my life easier as you left your room exactly the way you found it! I got a chuckle because that was...More

Reviewed 26 July 2017

Had some business in Chincoteague and because of the busy season, the only place in my price range was Alexander House Booklovers Bed and Breakfast, about 35 minutes away. Booked it and enjoyed immensely, had a great nights sleep. Very comfy bed. Very, very clean....More

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Reviewed 8 May 2017

I just loved this beautiful and restful bed and breakfast with an authors theme. Good food, great hostess. It has a cute café area for breakfast. Very secure. Nice touches. Interesting and well-informed hostess.

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Reviewed 7 April 2017

We were here a few years ago and decided to getaway again to the Eastern Shore. The place is even nicer--some beautiful remodeling and decorating, including artwork additions. Elizabeth was ever so kind and accommodating as always, informing us of all the new things in...More

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"Love love love the Jane Austen Room with it's enormous bathroom and clawfoot tub."
988JaneM
7 Apr 2017
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"Don't select the Jane Austin room if you have problems with sleeping in lighted quarters or you..."
wladamson
7 Jan 2017
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"There is free wifi which works in the downstairs sitting room and café."
pmg0123
3 Sep 2016
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"The Austen room is the biggest, but they are all nice."
dmbaker170
28 Jun 2016
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PRICE RANGE
US$123 - US$179 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Alexander House Booklovers Bed and Breakfast
LOCATION
United StatesMarylandPrincess Anne
NUMBER OF ROOMS
3
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