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Key West Youth Hostel & Seashell Motel

718 South Street, Key West, FL 33040
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Key West Youth Hostel & Seashell Motel
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Miami Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed there for one night! We got an apartment with PRIVATE BATHROOM! That's right, you have the option to get your private bathroom (some reviewers are complaining about sharing it; well, you save money but have the hassle)! Everything was clean and the young man who checked us in on Sunday June 21st was very kind to allow us... More 

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I travel to Key West about every 3 months. I enjoy staying at the mom/pop, non chain, older style hotels/motels when I visit the island to get that "true" Key West experience. I have stayed at this establishment a few times. I have a love/hate relationship with it. LoL! I do believe this is the cheapest place to stay while... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

-hotel manager was very friendly and helpful -common area/patio with hammock and chairs was really nice -good kitchen facilities -good location close to Higgs beach and walking distance downtown -very good value for the money! -dormroom was clean

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Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 via mobile

I was a bit dubious about staying in a hostel but couldn't have been better. Great location and the service was excellent. The manager Demetri went out of his way to make sure you had everything you needed.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 via mobile

We just stayed in this hostel for two days. My boyfriend and I have never before spent a night in a mixed dorm bedroom as we always wanted to have our privacy. However, because of the high prices (which you will find in KeyWest everywhere) we decided to take a mixed bedroom this time. Now we can say it was... More 

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Perth, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

I stayed here as a last minute stay given I hadn’t made any bookings prior to arriving in Key West, and I must admit, a shared dorm room here costs more than some hotels I’ve stayed in! Accommodation in Key West is definitely pricey, but it’s more the location you are paying for – none of the hotels in the... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

yeh, its not that nice as most people have said. There's only one bathroom, which might be shared by 10 people or more. Its not very clean. There's a door which leads straight out onto the street from the room, which doesnt fit perfectly and is noisy and lets sunlight straight in. The air con is noisy. So in summary... More 

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Charlestown, Maryland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

I wanted to add a little adventure to my life and saw the incredible price for this place and thought 'what the heck, give it a shot". My expectations were not very high, but this place fell bellow anything I could have imagined. I was in the communal male room(s) ... there was an actual sign in the bathroom asking... More 

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Santa Monica, California, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

this place should be avoided at all costs frankly im surprised the florida authorities havent shut it down. its filthy smelly disgusting roaches everywhere you are better off sleeping in your car. avoid.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

When I was in Key West didn´t expect too much from this hostel, but it ended up in one of my favorite experience I´ve ever had travelling on my own. The team, especially Dimitri the manager, did a great job giving to everybody a 5 stars service. People in the hostel were really nice also. The location is perfect and... More 

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Seashell Motel K, Manager at Key West Youth Hostel & Seashell Motel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the 5 star review! We try very hard to make everyone feel welcome here in paradise! Thanks for a GREAT guest experience!! We look forward to seeing you on your next trip to lovely Key West!! More 

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