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Merlin Guesthouse

811 Simonton Street, Key West, FL 33040
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We usually like to stay at B&B's since there is usually a little more charm than in large hotels. There are not that many in Key West and our eye was caught by the price and the location of this guest house. It is not a true B&B since there are 22 rooms spread over the property; six small rooms... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I traveled to Key west for a weekend to watch the international powerboat races. I had booked a hotel but upon arrival realized I had booked the wrong dates!!! The hotel tried to find us other options but to no avail. By chance, we walked into the Merlin Guesthouse to use a telephone. Kim at the front... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in a room at the back of the property. Quiet and away from street noise. It was perfect, spacious, modern, and a great location. Easy walk to Duval, Higgs beach and Key West sightseeing. Included Breakfast was just right, cereal, fresh muffins, bagels, oatmeal and fruit. Lots of coffee and a Keurig in the room. We would go... More

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Hi Ziven, Thank you for taking the time to post your review. We're glad you loved the Merlin Guesthouse as much as we do! Please come back and see us again soon. More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had read several reviews concerning rooms that faced the street but luckily we were in the back, room #10, and had no problem with the noise. The accommodations while being small were adequate, clean, and refreshing. We were 1 block from Duval St so the location was great. The pool was refreshing, although small, and there were jets to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is walking distance from just about everything making it perfect. The staff is all really nice and they even upgraded us because it was our honeymoon and they had the space. The room we would have had was nice just smaller. The room we ended up in was really nice and offered more space to move around in.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed here Oct 17th - Oct 21. First of all, the staff is great. Everyone was very friendly & helpful. The rooms are a bit primitive, but nice & clean & who cares, your in Key West. It is located a block or 2 from Duval St. where all the action is. We were able to walk everywhere from... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

We stayed here for 4 nights and the place was very nice and the staff were very helpful, particularly Linda. Perfect location and 1 block from Duval St which is where we wanted to be. The rooms were very well presented and the pool spa was really good too. Breakfast was included and was very good!!

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

We all enjoyed our stay at the merlin guesthouse! The owners were extremely hospitable and facilities were very clean. We also enjoyed the daily breakfast. We would recommend this place highly. The pool was nice for a dip after a day at the beach!

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Somerville, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

We stayed in a 2 bedroom cottage at the Merlin Guesthouse for only one night, but after seeing the rooms, we wished we were there for longer! Our cottage had a very relaxed, home-like feel and was clean, open, and comfortable. The bedrooms weren't huge but were big enough, and the shared spaces were large and inviting. We didn't use... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Location location location. It sets one block off of Duval street and is the perfect location. It is set back enough that you can relax and not listen to the 24/7 party but you can be in the thick of it via a 2 minute walk. Rooms are updated, clean, and the staff is great. I would stay here again.... More

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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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