We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Key West Youth Hostel & Seashell Motel

Orbitz.comUS$108*
View Deal
04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
Lock in the lowest price from our partners
View Deal
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 5 more sites!
Professional photos
Key West Youth Hostel & Seashell Motel
Key West Youth Hostel & Seashell Motel
Panoramas (7)
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

303 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
There are newer reviews for Key West Youth Hostel & Seashell Motel
See the most recent reviews
Showing 215: English reviews
Dortmund, Germany
Reviewed 1 August 2016

The staff at the reception were very unfriendly. They didn't help us with a wrong booking. The room was okay. The facilities were clean. The service and the hostel were average. The location is good. 10 minutes to southern point.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank betty020403
Reviewed 26 July 2016

I made my reservation on hot wire and didn't know what to expect after I checked the information (youth hostel) and the entrance pictures. However, my PRIVATE room was confirmed in my check-in and my wife and I were extremely (positively) surprised when we entered the room. We had a very spacious and clean room, with complete kitchen, good size...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Pablo C
Chattanooga, Tennessee
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

This place is awesome! All I found missing was a pool, but it is walking distance to the beach and on the same street as the Southernmost marker. It is quiet and you may pay by credit card or cash! We had a room on the second floor.When I say room, heck, I meant apartment! It had a big dining...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank JABU784
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Reviewed 30 June 2016

A good option for being far enough away while staying close enough to the action. My wife and I stayed on 6/23/16 in room #1. Front desk was helpful and willing to share as much info as asked for. Our room was clean with plenty of room. There was only a full bed so for the wife and I it...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank gstepp
Cape Coral, Florida
Reviewed 17 June 2016

I went to Key West with my then fiancé for our bachelor/bachelorette bash along with some friends. We stayed here, and it was similar to Key West hotels- wall units for air, old building feel, etc. The staff was friendly and helpful, the hotel was on the opposite end of Duval street where most of the action was, but it...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank vaileygirl
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 June 2016

Don't expect too much and you won't be disappointed. The friendly receptionist made it all better, they were very helpfully and friendly. I only slept one night although booked for 2 nights. The air conditioning was by the side of my bed so I didn't get much sleep, the bed wasn't the best but ok. The bathroom was just overage...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Daniela T
Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

Disgusting. Horrible front desk wait. 1.3 miles from Duval. Beds uncomfortable. AC was good. They had a tv. That's the only nice thing I can say. I saw posts from other people that even got bed bugs. The floors are tile and dirty. The bathroom was horrible. The room was like a jail cell

 Report
Helpful?
Thank 334matte
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

It offers the best/cheapest rate in Key West, not the best accommodations. The two do not go together. I went with my mum for 1 night stay and is was perfect. Did not want to spend that much in a room for just 1 night, and would not even use the room except to sleep. We stayed in a double...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank tmchf
Reviewed 17 May 2016

The location of the hostel / motel is nice, all the way at the end of duval street the place to be in the weekend and at night. Its a hostel and motel so that means they have separate rooms with a private bathroom instead of only a big dormitory where u have to share your room with 10 others...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Mike D
Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

I've stayed in many hostels and I have experienced some pretty bad ones, but this one belongs to the worst. Stayed in a private room for one night only with my family as they were visiting from Germany. I know lodging in Key West is expensive, especially during Spring, but this hostel/motel is very pricy for what you get in...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Veronika B

272 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (90)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (15)
Viewed
Family/Play Areas (1)
Viewed
Room/Suite (20)
Viewed
Bathroom (12)
Viewed
View from Room (3)
Viewed
Other (39)

TripAdvisor Photos: Professional photos exclusively commissioned by TripAdvisor

Viewed
All TripAdvisor Photos (170)
Viewed
Amenities (39)
Viewed
One Queen Bed (30)
Viewed
Shared Room (39)
Viewed
The Hotel (28)
Viewed
Two Double Beds (34)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (12)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (11)
Viewed
Other (1)
04/06/2017 05/06/2017
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Key West hotels
3.9 km away
The Inn at Key West
The Inn at Key West
#42 of 51 in Key West
2,323 reviews
0.4 km away
Southernmost Beach Resort
0.3 km away
Casa Marina, A Waldorf Astoria Resort
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
2.7 km away
Parrot Key Hotel and Resort
0.2 km away
Southwinds Motel
Southwinds Motel
#22 of 51 in Key West
670 reviews
0.9 km away
New Orleans House
New Orleans House
#52 of 77 in Key West
232 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Key West Youth Hostel & Seashell Motel

Address: 718 South St, Key West, FL 33040-4770
Region: United States > Florida > Florida Keys > Key West
Price Range: RM266 - RM920 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Key West Youth Hostel & Seashell Motel 1.5*
Number of rooms: 14
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Hotels.com, Orbitz, Travelocity, Hotwire, Expedia, Cheap Tickets and Priceline so you can book your Key West Youth Hostel & Seashell Motel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Key West Youth Hostel & Seashell Hotel Key West
Key West Youth Hostel And Seashell Motel
Key West Hostel
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Key West Youth Hostel & Seashell Motel staff and other travellers.
8 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (8)

Questions? Get answers from Key West Youth Hostel & Seashell Motel staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“If in the hostel dorm room, choose an upper bunk far from both the central light and entrance for max privacy and sleeping conditions.”
239JackM, 27 Feb 2017 | Read review
“very quiet location just a mile from downtown Duval Street I stayed there several times and is highly recommended”
Cptn-JKK, 9 Dec 2016 | Read review
“rooms in the back (where laundry room is) are quiet enough.”
, 8 Aug 2016 | Read review
“As far as I am concerned, its all good..never had a problem.”
Andree1974, 2 Aug 2016 | Read review
“south side as the north side you get the noise from the street”
635danielat, 3 Jun 2016 | Read review
5 of 5
Orbitz.com
US$108* /night
View Deal
Expedia.comUS$108
Booking.comUS$108
TravelocityUS$108
View all 8 deals
*Disclaimer
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Change dates