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Merlin Guesthouse

811 Simonton Street, Key West, FL 33040
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Merlin Guesthouse earlier this month just for a night out in Key West. The room was very nice! I loved that Duval St. was only 2 blocks away and for the price you just can't beat it. If you're looking for somewhere affordable but still super nice then stay here!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Me and my husband have traveled to Key West 3 times and all 3 times we have stayed at the Merlin. This place is great!! The location is awesome and they have the best staff. We have stayed in the King suite twice and a 2 bedroom unit 1 time. This place is like home away from home. Cute little... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Easy to find and only a block from Duval Street. The location of the hotel was perfect. Right near the centre of all the action yet very quiet. Not far to most attractions. The receptionist helped us find a parking space for the car which was just outside the back gate. Free on-street parking. We had a King Suite. It... More 

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Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I can't even begin to give this place enough kudos. Great people/customer service, clean, big rooms-like being in a cottage, quiet, 1 block to Duval Street and all the major activity. On top of it being clean, safe and wonderful customer service, there is free (on street) parking and free breakfast. We booked for 2 nights and added a night.... More 

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really the only concern we had about the Merlin House was the parking and that was addressed the second we walked into the cute check in room that instantly makes you feel like home. Not only did the receptionist check us in but she went out to help us find a spot on the street. Free of charge, hassle and... More 

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Salem, Wisconsin
4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed 3 nights, and has no issues the entire time. We found the rooms small, but very open and confortable. By the time we left, we realized that you don't need a suite if you are staying 1 block from the center of Key West (Duvall St). It had a private courtyard that made it feel like you weren't... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Everything was clean, updated bathrooms and the people were very nice. Room 8 was small, quiet with a semi private entrance. Everything is within walking distance, but bring comfortable shoes. It not advertised as child friendly, but everyone was great with our two young sons.

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Hattiesburg, Mississippi
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We just recently spent four nights here for our anniversary trip to Miami and Key West. The guest house was nice, had a great location, a nice pool to cool off in, and was comfortable. It was a short walk to everything. The staff was very accommodating and friendly.

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Mesa, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a different type of review because I've never stayed here, but I wanted to rave about the customer service I received yesterday. My husband and I and another couple were looking for a hotel during Fantasy Fest. We've never been before and booked our flight before hotel, not realizing that it would be an issue to get a... More 

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London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We booked this guesthouse on the recommendation of a friend. It is in a great location only one street away from Duval Street, so near to all the shops, bars and restaurants but far enough away to be in a quiet spot. We liked it so much that we on arrival we decided to stay for an extra night! Accommodation... More 

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