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.
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.
|Sutton Place Hotel||Hotel||--||--|
|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|
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 and allowing you to choose between a few different dining options.
Location: Cork Street, Roseau, Dominica
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