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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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Ashburn, Virginia, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed here during our July vacation for 4 nights. We stayed in room 5 and while it's not a sprawling hotel room, it was quite comfortable and perfect for our needs since all we did was sleep there. The room was clean and the bed very comfy. Kenneth and Gail were fantastic the day we checked in and every... More 

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Westfield, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Merlin Guest House really helps you feel like your in Key West. After you had a drink at the luggage pick up bar in the airport, after you walked around Duval had a few drinks (or many), had dinner and ate some great food, watched an amazing sunset.... you don't want to come back to a room that is 4... More 

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Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed 2 nights at Merlin.The staff was very friendly and helpful. I knew they don't have own parking space,but the staff helped us to get a spot. Our room was facing Simonton street,so we heard traffic at night,but it was not too bad. Walking distance to Duval street,so no need to worry about driving and finding... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I highly recommend you enjoying your BEAUTIFUL visit to Key West by staying at the Merlin Guesthouse. The staff (especially Miss. Gail) were so accommodating, warm, and helpful. Gail spent a lengthy amount of time sitting with us, directing us where to go during our visit, telling us the best places to dine, and even called excursion companies to reserve... More 

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london
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a lovely Inn within walking distance to Duval Street, our room was lofty and spacious, very comfortable bed! The staff were very friendly and helpful, the spa pool was clean and warm. The hotel was quiet EXCEPT some-one was hammering (construction) at 6 a.m. - I am sure this does not happen all the time!! We would return.

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

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 June 26, 2015

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 June 23, 2015

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 June 19, 2015

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 June 16, 2015

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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