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Island City House Hotel
Ranked #16 of 77 Key West B&B and Inns
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Reviewed 5 January 2012

The location is great giving us the ability to walk to anywhere. Amentities were awesome giving the hotel an old world tropical charm. The room was a good sized and clean. Our only down side was the water heater was horrible. If you took longer than a 3 minute shower you froze. The staff was so helpful.

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Reviewed 20 December 2011

Was there January 2008, and searced for vacancy in Kew West. We ended up here, and that was our lucky day. What an atmosphere. Nice houses in colony style, clean, nice rooms, outdoor breakfast buffet, near everything.

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Goldsboro, NC
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Reviewed 13 December 2011

My wife and I just spent 5 nights at the Island City House and enjoyed every minute. I highly recommend them. Location is perfect and staff is very helpful and caring. You cannot go wrong with this choice. We stayed in suite 20 (2nd floor) which has its own balcony with outdoor seating and overview of the gardens and pool.

Room Tip: Suite 20 with outdoor seating on private porch overlooking gardens and pool.
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  • Stayed December 2011, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 13 December 2011

We spent four nights in the garden view studio from Dec 7-11 and found the Island City House to be very charming, very friendly and helpful, and in an outstanding location. Walking distance to Duvall Street and the Harbor Walk/Wharf, it is perfect for getting to restaurants, shops, snorkeling/scuba boats, and the trolley stop. Upon check-in, they gave us a list of favorite restaurants, and we tried many of them...they all lived up the the recommendations, so this was a helful tool for our stay. We needed to make an early flight, and the Island City House actually called a cab for us the day before our departure and set up our pick-up. Great service! Thank you, Island City House. If we visit Key West again, we will definitely stay here.

Room Tip: The garden studio in the Arch House was a great value and very nice (quaint.) For a bit more money...
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  • Stayed December 2011, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 30 November 2011

My husband and I came down the day after Thanksgiving and spent 4 nights there. We got into Key West a little early but we were still able to check in. We had a 1 bedroom/1 bath with a kitchenette, living room and balcony that overlooked the street. The room was very cozy and clean. The staff is extremely friendly and helpful. Since this was our first visit to Key West, we had lots of questions and the staff was always helpful and informative. The hotel will also rents bikes, that are right there on the premise for $12/day. We thought this was very reasonable and found this to be the best way for us to get around the island. They also provide a continental breakfast every morning, but we always ended up going around the corner to a great place called Help Yourself. We highly recommend this hotel. It's a great location (3 blocks from Duval and 2 blocks from the Sea Port. We cannot wait to go back!

  • Stayed November 2011, travelled with family
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Property: Island City House Hotel
Address: 411 William St, Key West, FL 33040-6853
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Region: United States > Florida > Florida Keys > Key West
Amenities:
Kitchenette Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #16 of 77 B&Bs / Inns in Key West
Price range (per night): RM945 - RM1,633
Hotel Class:3 star — Island City House Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 24
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Our Key West suite accommodations at The Island City House Hotel are comprised of three buildings, each with its own style and unique character. The Arch House features six suites furnished in a casual Caribbean Style. The two suites on the first floor are two-bedroom suites. These suites have two separate bedrooms each with one queen-sized bed, a living/dining room with a kitchen, one bathroom, and a small porch. The studio-suites on the second floor of the Arch House have one queen-sized bed in an alcove, a sitting area with a kitchenette, and either a street-side balcony with a porch swing or a garden view balcony with a hammock. The Island City House is the main building on our property housing twelve parlor suites, ten one-bedroom suites, and two two-bedroom suites. These suites are furnished in an island Victorian style with lace curtains and many antique pieces. The two bedroom suites have two separate bedrooms, one with a king bed, the other with a queen bed, a living/dining room with a full kitchen, one bathroom and a large porch. The ten parlor suites have one queen-size bed and a separate sitting area with a kitchen. Many of these suites also have a sleeper sofa (for children or a third adult) or a porch overlooking the gardens. The Cigar House, our poolside building, is the home of our six largest one-bedroom suites. All of these suites are decorated in a tropical plantation style. The first and second floor suites have a king-size bed in the bedroom, a separate living room with a full kitchen, and a hammock on the poolside porch or balcony. The two suites tucked away on the third floor have a queen-size bed in the bedroom, a separate living room with a full kitchen, and an open balcony overlooking the pool and Infrared Sauna. ... more   less 
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