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Comfy single bed with cotton sheetsFresh air or air conditioning
Private room in guest suite

Independent solo room in an independent bookstore


Independent solo room in an independent bookstore

1 guest
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 private bath
1 guest
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 private bath
Great check-in experience100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
Self check-inYou can easily check in with the doorman.
Great location94% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.

Spend the night in the top half of a independent bookstore. Please note, that while the room and bathroom are private and yours for the entire stay, from 12-5 Wednesday through Sunday you are in the midst of a working bookstore. At night, except for the occasional event or book club group, you have the top half of the store to yourself.


Free parking on premises
Hair dryer

House Rules

Not safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check-in time is flexible
Check out by 11AM
Self check-in with building staff


22 Reviews

Justin User Profile
June 2018
Shannon’s place was absolutely perfect for my night stay for a friends wedding. The bookstore is so incredibly cozy, charming and welcoming. It had everything I needed and Kimberton was such a nice little town. I wish I could have stayed longer and hope I’ll have an excuse to com…
Dawn User Profile
June 2018
As my first Airbnb experience, I was a little hesitant at first. However, the accommodations are charming. You have the upstairs bookstore to yourself in the evening which is so unique. And, the bedroom and bathroom have everything you need and then some. I appreciated the pr…
George User Profile
May 2018
Shannon was very friendly, responsive and helpful. The suite was clean and organized. She recommended breakfast at the health food store down the street which has a cafe/eatery. The egg sandwiches and coffee were delicious and convenient since I was in a rush to get going.
Diana User Profile
May 2018
This Airbnb is so unique and cozy! I definitely recommend it!
Beth User Profile
May 2018
I loved my overnight in Kimberton. It's such a lovely area, and the accommodations couldn't be more charming and comfortable. I was so happy to meet and chat with Shannon, and I hope to bring my kids back this summer for another visit, and to explore the area a little more! Thank…
Siji User Profile
May 2018
Shannon's place was really wonderful, thoughtfully laid and sparkling clean. It was really great to be surrounded by so many books and I enjoyed chatting with Shannon. She was very communicative and thoughtful. Also, she's a very nice person!
Phyllis User Profile
April 2018
My stay was in a cozy room with a private bath, sparkling clean, nestled in a unique and charming independent book store! A beautiful experience and Shannon is a gracious host!

Hosted by Shannon

Kimberton, Pennsylvania, United StatesJoined in August 2015
Shannon User Profile
118 Reviews
Shannon is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
I am a bookseller and the apartment available is behind the shop
Shannon supports the Living Wage Pledge
People who clean this host’s listing are paid a living wage. Learn more
Languages: Français
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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