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What makes The Bookhouse Hotel so special?

The Bookhouse Hotel is a gem nestled in the heart of downtown Kennett Square, where magic comes alive in the form of a 4-room boutique hotel that holds a treasury of over 5,000 books. It is a haven for bookworms or anyone else looking for a place to relax and unwind. Housed within a historic building that once hosted a rare bookstore and, even earlier, a barbershop, and ceramic shop, our hotel weaves together the past and the present, creating a uniquely cozy and magical place to call home during your stay.

What awaits you at our enchanted location?

Our hotel’s location offers the perfect setting for an unforgettable escape. It is just a stone’s throw away from charming shops, dining options, entertainment, walking trails and museums. At The Bookhouse Hotel, you’re not just a guest; you’re part of a story that unfolds in the heart of Kennett’s enchanting downtown. We are located at 130 S. Union Street, Kennett Square Pa 19348.

How do I make a reservation?

You can book directly through our website by selecting your preferred dates, room, and completing the booking process. Alternatively, you can reach out to us by emailing info@thebookhousehotel for assistance with your reservation.

Is there a minimum stay requirement?

No, we do not have a minimum requirement. 

How does the self-check-in unfold?

The Bookhouse Hotel has a self-check-in process. We offer an invisible concierge service. No one is on site, so your stay is more intimate. Prior to your arrival, you will receive a text and an email with detailed access instructions with your own secret code to your room and lobby. Included with your check in instructions, will be a guestbook with things to do in town such as dining, shopping, etc. recommendations. There is also guest information in the lobby. Should you seek guidance, our team is just a phone call away at any point of your stay.

What amenities await in your room?

Each room is equipped with a range of amenities, including complimentary wifi, a comfortable bed featuring Brooklyn Bedding Signature Hybrid mattress, hotel linens, private bathroom with toiletries, hair dryers, ironing kit, hotel slippers for each guest. Each room has a small kitchenette area with a bar sink, mini fridge, a tea kettle with Mrs. Robinson’s Tea, and a keurig with Horn and Hardart coffee. Please refer to the room descriptions for specific amenities available in each room. We have also partnered with Longwood Gardens and Taste of Local Food Tours for discounted pricing.

Is breakfast included?

Breakfast is not included. Guests have the option to explore the town and support one of our local coffee shops and restaurants. They are all just a short walk away.

Can I cancel or modify my reservation?

Reservation cancellation and modification policies vary depending on the rate and room type you’ve selected. Please review the cancellation policy during the booking process. If you have any questions or need assistance, we are happy to help.

Is parking available?

Yes, we offer 3 on-site parking spots, first come first serve. There is also a public parking lot across the street of the hotel and a plethora of street parking.

What time is check in and check out?

Check-in time is 3pm, and check-out time is 11am. If you need to arrange for an early check-in or late check-out, please contact us in advance, and we will do our best to accommodate your request.

Is The Bookhouse Hotel suitable for events or gatherings?

While the hotel does not host events, we do host large groups such as book clubs, bachelorette parties, wedding blocks for guests, etc. The hotel sleeps 11 total when it is rented out entirely. To rent out the entire hotel, please reach out directly and we will be at your service to assist you.

Do you allow photography?

Yes, with prior approval from The Bookhouse Hotel.

Do you have ADA rooms?

Due to the architecture of the historic building, it is walk up only access, there are no elevators or handicap access.

Are pets allowed?

Unfortunately, we do not allow our furry friends at The Bookhouse Hotel.

Can you buy the books on-site?

No, you cannot purchase the books in the hotel. The books are to stay in the rooms and for guests to enjoy. If you would like to purchase what you are reading during your stay and ship it directly to your house, we have partnered with Please visit the “Shop Books” tab on our website for more information.

What is the Hotel Book Club?

Coming soon! The book club is a member’s only subscription service. It offers monthly book deliveries, hotel discounts, and more. Please visit the tab on our website for more information.

How can I contact The Bookhouse Hotel for further inquiries?

You can reach the hotel by emailing or calling 610-444-1063. We are available to assist you with any questions or special requests.