Sleep in a bookstore? In Paris it is possible. In the city of love the Hotel Marais Paris Boutik La Librairie opened , a small hotel housed in a bookshop. This magical and romantic place is located on rue Caffarelli 12, a short distance from Place de la République, the heart of the metropolis.
In this delightful bookcase with colorful shop windows and shelves full of books, there is a suite of 45 square meters where you can sleep surrounded by the scent of paper and ink . The room has a double bed, a seating area, a sofa bed, a flat-screen TV, a bathroom with a bathtub, a kitchenette with a microwave, a coffee machine and a fridge. Not only that: among the options offered there is also WiFi, a dvd player, blu-ray, drying rack and mini-bar.
The apartment is located in the Marais district, one of the most interesting in Paris , full of artists’ shops, shops and restaurants. The price for one night varies from 230 to 295 euros depending on the period chosen.
If you love bookshops and Paris you can also try to spend a night in the legendary Shakespeare and Company . This book store is located at 8 rue Dupuytren and was founded in 1921 by the American Sylvia Beach. In twenty years it became a meeting place for many British and American artists in France, welcoming writers such as Hemingway , Joyce, Ezra Pound and Man Ray.
Over the years the owner of the bookshop has hosted many writers and artists , making them sleep among the books in one of the eight beds. Still today, Whitman’s daughter, Sylvia, is home to people from all over the world. To sleep in the Shakespeare & Company it is necessary to be invited by the owner and it is a privilege reserved for a few, but trying not harm.