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Heron House

3.5 of 5 Inn   |   512 Simonton Street, Key West, FL 33040
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Ranked #74 of 97 Key West B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Sorry to give it two. The place relays is gorgeous and quiet in a great location. But it's unacceptable that we stayed in one of their biggest rooms (top floor with balcony) and at 3am at night I turn on the light to go to the bathroom and there are cockroaches on the ceiling and walls. One was at the... More

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Englewood, Florida
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32 reviews 32 reviews
12 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This bed and breakfast is in need of a lot of repair. Our room had plates covering electrical sockets that were missing, paint chipping everywhere. We stayed in rm 1 where you have to battle the door just to get it open. One light had a mixture of a regular light bulb and a candle-flame shaped bulb in the other... More

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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28 reviews 28 reviews
4 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Heron House was a wonderful choice for our getaway. Behind the wooden gates is an oasis of tranquility. The lush foliage was breathtaking, swaying in the wind. We spent hours on our balcony, taking in the KW atmosphere of cool breezes and watching the traffic go by. It is an ideal location, in the heart of old town KW.... More

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Brussels, Belgium
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77 reviews 77 reviews
31 hotel reviews
126 helpful votes 126 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Heron House is all about location: a short 2 blocks stroll from Duvall Street and very close to the harbour, but on the other hand it's extremely quiet. The B&B has no parking but you can drop off your luggage in front of the house and there is plenty of free parking space in the neighbouring streets. Guests are welcomed... More

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Whippany, New Jersey
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26 reviews 26 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I stayed there two years ago. The rooms were clean but a bit dated. All adults. Excellent location near middle of Duvall Street but far enough off of it you don't hear any noise. The staff was courteous and the owner would take time out to chat with us as well. BYOB since there is no bar.... More

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Groton, Connecticut, United States
12 reviews 12 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Our room was very nice. The pool is small, but nice for a dip to cool off. The staff was not overly friendly but they were accommodating. Don't stay here if wild, noisy parties are in your plans. They have a no cell phone rule in the public areas which explains the dirty looks, when I was on the phone... More

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Dallas, Texas
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

What happened!?! We first stayed here 3 years ago and fell in love with this little inn with its private grounds and lush landscaping and great location, (2 blocks off Duval). However, it is visibly apparent that the Heron House needs some TLC. Rooms needs some serious updating, (worn out towels, wall paper peeling, lumpy mattress, dripping faucet, TV that... More

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Clarkesville, Georgia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

Nice grounds, friendly staff. We stayed in a garden room the faucets dripped and the trim in bathroom needed to be finished. The location is nice and close to Duval street ,just a short 2 block walk. The cost was a little pricey for what you got.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Location was great and grounds were very private and filled with lush tropical landscaping. Nice sun deck with lounge chairs but none around the pool deck due to limited space. The atmosphere is definitely geared towards the retired type of crowd as noted by the "no cell phone" signs posted everywhere and some of the staff could use some happy... More

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20 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

We extended our stay in key west as we liked it and stayed for two nights after already being in key west at another property ( which was fully booked so could stay on) This wasn't a cheap property , but not as expensive as some ! Very well located , room very nice but needs curtains as the light... More

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Address: 512 Simonton Street, Key West, FL 33040
Location: United States > Florida > Florida Keys > Key West
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Heron House 3.5*
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