John Steinbeck’s Writer’s Studio, California. Photo: Airbnb
John Steinbeck’s Writer’s Studio, California. Photo: Airbnb


Writer's houses to write home about

Stuck for words? Find inspiration at these Airbnb rentals that were once home to literary greats.

Charles Dickens House, London

The one-bedroom apartment was where the prolific Victorian storyteller founded the literary periodical All The Year Round in which he serialized A Tale of Two Cities and Great Expectations.

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Francisco de Quevedo, Madrid

This two-bedroom apartment in the Barrio de las Letras (Literary Quarter) belonged to the poet and satirist Francisco de Quevedo. What’s more, Don Quixote creator Miguel de Cervantes’ grave is practically on your doorstep.

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John Steinbeck’s Writer’s Studio, California

Steinbeck was said to have penned The Log from the Sea of Cortez at this charming property in Pacific Grove complete with views of Monterey Bay in the 1940s.

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Alexandre Dumas, Paris

This three-bedroom apartment in Montmartre was the former residence of The Three Musketeers and Count of Monte Cristo novelist.

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