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Alexander House Booklovers Bed and Breakfast

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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Free Breakfast
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
Pool
Restaurant
Room Service
Fitness centre
Kitchenette
Pets Allowed
3 Star Hotel
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...
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30535 Linden Ave, Princess Anne, MD 21853-1131
22.3 km to Wicomico County Airport
15 restaurants are within a 2 km radius
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Reviewed 27 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 9 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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Reviewed 9 January 2017

Some "girlfriends" and I stayed here for our 50th birthday celebration, and could not have been better situated. We took up the entire inn and the owners were very accommodating to our needs, working with us on the sleeping arrangements and was a good value...More

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Reviewed 7 January 2017

This may be a good place to stay on weekends, but I don't recommend it during the week. When we arrived we knocked on the door and rang the bell for several minutes but there was no answer. I finally pulled out my cell phone...More

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Response from Lifesatrip1966, Owner at Alexander House Booklovers Bed and BreakfastResponded 9 January 2017

Sorry we didn't get to the door in time and you had to wait several minutes (your wife said it had only been about two or three minutes when I came over and apologized for the wait)... as I mentioned when you called, I had...More

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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 ...More 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. Less
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
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"Love love love the Jane Austen Room with it's enormous bathroom and clawfoot tub."
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"Don't select the Jane Austin room if you have problems with sleeping in lighted quarters or you..."
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"There is free wifi which works in the downstairs sitting room and café."
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"The Austen room is the biggest, but they are all nice."
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