Zora Neale Hurston

Decorated in tribute to Zora Neale Hurston, this second floor guestroom faces picturesque 16th street and is decorated in bold red hues. One of the largest rooms in the house, it is furnished with a Brass King sized bed, antique writing secretary, and mirrored armoire. The front bay window with a window seat allows plenty of natural light. The private bath features a 2-person Jacuzzi tub and shower. More on this room

 

 

Toni Morrison

This room is rich in color, culture and texture and is inspired by Toni Morrison, a 1983 Nobel prize literary winner and a 1988 Puitzer Prize winner for Beloved. Located on the second floor, in the middle of the house, this room features a queen-sized bed, decorative fireplace, and private, shower only bath. More on this room.

 

 

Romance

A queen-sized 4-poster canopy bed sets the tone of this second floor guestroom decorated honoring the romantic in all of us. Situated at the rear of the home, allowing for a quite peaceful nights sleep, or quiet respite from life's hectic pace. The private ensuite bath features a couple's shower with dual shower heads. More on this room.

 

 

Langston Hughes

Poet and Playwright Langston Hughes is memorialized in this 3rd floor guestroom. Decorated in deep browns and greens, this room includes a small private balcony overlooking 16th street. The second of the largest rooms in the house, guests will find a king sized bed, decorative fireplace sitting area and ensuite private bath with 2 person Jacuzzi tub and shower. More on this room.

 

 

Modern Classics

Located on the 3rd floor, this guest room offers a queen sized bed with upholstered headboard, and private shower only bath. Sleek trim decor, hardwood floors and decorative fireplace give this room a modern feel mixed with old world charm. More on this room.

 

 

 

Walter Mosley

Best known for his Mystery novels featuring lead character Easy Rawlings, guests who stay in this suite often feel as though they are staying in Mr. Mosley's secret writing retreat. The Mosley Suite is located on the 3rd floor and rear of the home. The room offers a queen sized bed, decorative fireplace, writing desk and private bath with large shower with dual shower heads. More on this room

 

 

Inspiration Room

Be inspired in this 4th floor room. Tucked in the eves of the home, yet bright with a large skylight, neutral tone and 2 windows, this room proves to be very popular with our guests looking for a little romance or pampering. The room is furnished with a king sized iron bed and sitting alcove with 2 wing back chairs. The ensuite bath is shower only, however an antique claw-foot soaking tub is tucked in the room, and perfect for a hot bubble bath. More on this room.

 

 

 

 

The Writer’s Retreat Apartment

The Writer's retreat is a fully-furnished, Garden level/English basement apartment with accommodations for up to 6. The unit includes a private entrance, 2 bathrooms, one king bed, 1 queen bed, and 1 double size futon bed.

The spacious main room is divided into sleeping and living quarters offering a cozy living room with a leather sofa, armchair and TV with cable and DVD player.The bright front bay window has a dining table which also provides a great work space to catch up on email. Sleeping accommodations include a king sized bed and bureau and night stands at the back of the room.

A short hallway off the main room, brings you to the galley style kitchen, with gas stove/oven, refrigerator, dishwasher, and all counter-top appliances. A full full bath is located at the far end of the kitchen.

A doorway a the end of the hall brings you to the beddroom wtih queen bed, bureau and nightstand. A short hallway on the opposite end of this bedroom has the second bath, and a small sitting room with the double sizd futon sofa/bed and an additional TV with cable.

Breakfast and daily housekeeping are not provided with this unit. All bed and bath linens are provided. Wireless Internet is complimentary.

Reserved off street parking is available behind the home by reservation for $15 per night. More on the apartment.