Jean Rhys House

One of Dominica's most famous people, Jean Rhys, was a writer whose works became famous on the island and throughout the British Empire. She grew up in a house on Independence and Cork Street, which was described frequently in her short stories as well as her autobiography. Now, visitors who have been fans of her work have the opportunity to tour this house and see if real life stacks up to her imagination.

Staying Close

Those wishing to visit Jean Rhys House may choose to book their trip in downtown Roseau, as guests staying in this area of Dominica will be pleased to have easy access to this historic attraction for the duration of their trip. Although the region isn't packed wall-to-wall with tourists, you'll still find a fair number of lodgings to pick from.

Hotels near Jean Rhys House
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Sutton Place Hotel Hotel -- --
La Flamboyant Hotel Hotel 0.1 mi. (0.9 km) SSW
Madinina Lodgings Guest house -- --
Bon Mache Guest house -- --
Garraway Hotel Hotel 0.2 mi. (1.0 km) SSW
Narakiels Inn Guest house -- --
Fort Young Hotel Hotel 0.2 mi. (1.1 km) S

Location and What's Nearby

There are plenty of restaurants to select from in the community around Jean Rhys House. Perky's Pizza Roseau, which dishes out International fare, will be of particular interest to visitors looking for a convenient meal. The restaurant is a brief ways away, but removed enough that you will want to decide on employing a means of transport to transport your party. Also near Jean Rhys House you and your group will find restaurants like Lionstone Creole and Symes-Zees Restaurant letting you be picky as you choose between a variety of lunch and dinner possibilities.


Contact Information

Location: Cork Street, downtown Roseau, Dominica


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