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

Consider staying in downtown Roseau if you plan on visiting Jean Rhys House, since those visiting this area of Dominica will have convenient access to the historical site during their visit. If you want to stay somewhere within easy reach of Jean Rhys House, you'll enjoy a reasonable number of lodgings to choose from nearby.

Hotels near Jean Rhys House
Hotel Type Distance Direction
La Flamboyant Hotel -- --
Sutton Place Hotel Hotel -- --
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

If you've worked up an appetite exploring the area and checking out this site, you're in luck, as there is a wide variety of lunch and dinner spots within traveling distance. Perky's Pizza Roseau, which offers International fare, is also the closest restaurant to this site. The eatery is a short ways away, but far enough that you might need to plan on having some mode of transport to get there. Also close-by, you and your party will encounter eateries such as Lionstone Creole and Symes-Zees Restaurant allowing you to choose between a few different dining options.


Contact Information

Location: Cork Street, Roseau, Dominica


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