The Draycott Hotel

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Celebrate World Book Day at The Draycott Hotel
World Book Day is April 23 and what better place to celebrate this significant holiday then at the Draycott Hotel in London! London is filled with literary history and is home to some of the greatest writers of all time. Along with the literary tours taking place all over London for World Book Day, the Draycott Hotel will offer guests the chance to reflect on a variety of different authors as they stay at and explore the hotel. This stylish townhouse hotel in Chelsea celebrates historical poets, authors and novelists throughout the property. Each room is themed around dedicated namesakes who have influenced the arts and humanities with their creativity, writing and words. Accessories in hotel rooms vary from prints, posters, photographs and miniature biographies. Themed rooms of literary figures include C.S. Lewis, author of The Chronicles of Narnia; Lewis Caroll, author of Alice in Wonderland; Alan Bennett, playwright and screenwriter; and J.M. Barrie, creator of Peter Pan.

Leading up to World Book Day, the Draycott will provide guests with many different ways to create their own experiential travel story and celebrate this special holiday. Guests will have the opportunity to enjoy afternoon tea with either a glass of champagne or high quality blended teas and selection of delightful sweets as they read a book. The hotel’s library is another authentic amenity that guests are able to advantage of, which contains several bookcases filled with stories handpicked to reflect the hotel’s heritage, passion and location. While at the Draycott, visitors can remember the several different and famous authors who have lived in or walked the streets of Chelsea, such as Mary Ann Evans, and Oscar Wilde and Dante Gabriel Rossetti.
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