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Merlin Guesthouse

811 Simonton Street, Key West, FL 33040
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Ranked #40 of 93 Key West B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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Detroit, Michigan
16 reviews 16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great Little Hideaway!!! This place was close to Duval, but far enough as to not hear the noise of Duval!! The staff was very friendly and helpful. The place was well kept, clean and modern. Will definitely stay here again!!

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Nevada, Iowa
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We recently spent 6 days in Key West and stayed at the Merlin Guesthouse. Now this place is NOT poshy fancy BUT in every way was even better than that... the courtyard is very sweet shady and tropical and we spent a few late nights having a nightcap there just soaking up the nice weather trying hard not to let... More 

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Miami Beach, Florida
16 reviews 16 reviews
13 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed in Cottage Room 21 for the weekend and greatly enjoyed my visit. It is the two bedroom one bath, with kitchen and living room. verryyyy spacious! very cozy. wooden floors and high wood cielings. kitchen is stocked with cups and utensils. close walk to hammock, pool, and comp breakfast. breakfast was ok - yogurts, milk, juice, bagels, muffins, cereal,... More 

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Springfield, MO
18 reviews 18 reviews
10 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Clean and comfortable, fantastic location within walking distance to all the Duvall attractions yet located in a quiet neighborhood. Staff was attentive and friendly. Continental breakfast was good and there was adequate selection. Would definitely stay again if traveling to Key West.

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Middletown, Ohio
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just a bedroom (small) and a bathroom (also small)...fact is..unless you are newly weds you probably won't spend all THAT much time in the room anyway...room was clean and staff did Excellent job cleaning daily and everyone was Super Nice and accommodating to our needs...this property is in a Great location w easy access to Duval

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HistoricKeyWestInns, Director of Sales at Merlin Guesthouse, responded to this review

We're glad that you loved the cleanliness of your room and the location of the Merlin Guesthouse. The Economy Queen rooms ARE fairly cozy in size and priced accordingly. We also offer more spacious accommodations including King Suites and cottages for those desiring larger places to stay. There's something for everyone! More 

Syracuse, Utah
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Merlin was a great place to stay. Just a block off of Duval and within walking distance to everything. Our room was clean and comfortable. The property was quiet and relaxing. The staff was friendly. Couldn't ask for more!

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Coral Gables, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Merlin Guesthouse was an Great place for us to get away from the Hustle and Bustle of the big city! With its central location, just a block from the heart of Duval Street. It is within walking distance of practically all the attractions and bars of downtown Key West! Look forward to our next trip down!

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Little Rock, AR
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229 reviews 229 reviews
25 hotel reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location of this property is fabulous. It's 1 block off Duvall Street and 4 blocks from the beach. There are only about 25 or so rooms at this property, which we really liked. The room that we stayed in (#3) was located at the front of the property which is on Simonton Street. It's not THAT noisy, but there... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The rooms are small . I would suggest paying a little extra for the bigger room that also comes with a mini refrigerator . ( not available in the standard room) The property is very well maintained and the staff is very approachable . Would stay again .

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HistoricKeyWestInns, Director of Sales at Merlin Guesthouse, responded to this review

The "Economy Queen" rooms are on the small side, hence the word "economy" and lower price point. For those wanting more spacious accommodations, we have the larger king suites and also actual cottages which are great for those wanting more space at very reasonable prices. Thank you for being our guests. More 

Cedarburg, WI
13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A beautiful cottage one block off Duval St. So close to shopping/restaurants/sights but very quiet. Our first stay but won't be our last. Extremely friendly helpful staff...delicious/generous continental breakfast. Lovely shallow pool with hot tub jets. Beautiful garden-like common area.

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Address: 811 Simonton Street, Key West, FL 33040
Location: United States > Florida > Florida Keys > Key West
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 20
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