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The Type Inns

Stay in an Interactive Typewriter Gallery - Art and working manual typewriters with all the comforts of home.

Use typewriters to finish your manuscript, or just play.  Enjoy the antique collection and original artworks throughout the fully furnished home.  Pick your adventure in the midwest or southwest.  Short-term and long-term stays can be arranged.

This is a unique experience that has been created to be shared with you by the typewriter collector and artist, LA Marler.  Discover more about the typewriter collection and fine art.


Joshua Tree Type Inn

Live-in art and antique typewriter gallery Quiet & comfy Peaceful, cozy house, fenced yards, great views 

Close to shops, restaurants, and west park entrance.

Quiet yet not remote location. There are plenty of cozy places to sit outside and enjoy the sky, chat, meditate, etc. The location is perfect—close to the park and all of its wonders, as well as an easy and gorgeous 50-minute drive away from Palm Springs

Enjoy using manual typewriters, viewing the renowned TypOwriter Art collection, and Joshua Tree desert landscape photography


Ste. Genevieve Type Inn

Explore the new national park historical district and immerse yourselves in this typewriter story.

Near the Mississippi River and all the French Colonial Architecture this Type Inn is a wonderful respite.​​

Stay in this original 1950s bungalow. It is close to downtown Ste. Genevieve, and right off the highway. You’ll love The Ste. Gen Type Inn because it’s a charming little house with spacious views, handmade quilts, a green tub, original art and antique typewriters. Some you can even use! It is good for couples, solo adventurers, business travelers, families (with kids), and furry friends (pets). It is a perfect writers retreat. Instant book your dates and start packing.

St. Louis Type Inn

Enjoy the edge of progressive arts and antique row near downtown.

The St. Louis Type Inn has the oldest and rarest typewriters from 100 years of collecting in a beautifully restored building. Chill out on the second floor, covered front patio in a buzzing area.

This comfortable apartment is well appointed with antique and new furniture, rare and useful typewriters, renown original artwork, and authentic collectible flatware – all you can use. Staying here is an experience unlike any other! Enjoy this beautifully restored 1890s building. Original hardwood floor, updated bath & kitchen. Wonderful front covered patio with ceiling fan for enjoying the fresh air and street scene. Hope you enjoy the quality experience we created to share with you here. 

Unique vacation experiences in a typewriter art & antique live-in gallery