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Key West Youth Hostel & Seashell Motel

1.5 of 5 Hostel   |   718 South Street, Key West, FL 33040
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Rating summary
  • 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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Bedford, Texas
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've stayed in hostels for a decade, and this is one of the worst overall experiences I've had. Stayed in the female dorm ($39 + tax = $44/night); we were all travelers and got along with no problems. The dorm has broken tiles on the floor. There's no soap in the bathroom; I went and spent a whole $1.29 for... More

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Munich, Germany
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been in the motel part (room for two persons). Pro: - Neg: cockroaches, bed bugs / little ants, mold, defect TV, chlorine smell, noise (and mold) of aircon, dirty floor, no vent in the bathroom (perverse humidity), price ($135 a night!!)

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Orlando, Florida
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hostel and motel is very basic and cheap. Plastic chairs and tables are there for guests to use in the "courtyard." There is a vending machine in the front for food. Clothes were hanging out to dry which was an eyesore. The room was very basic with terrible ventilation. There was an old wall A/C unit that could not... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Horrible room #16 1.Needs cleaning floors were filthy I walk around in flip flops 2.Air Conditioner needs replaced Not big enough to cool room 3.Bed was worn-out 4.needs to be sprayed for bugs 5.location is good 2 blocks from Duval Street (only good thing)

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Madrid, Spain
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tiny and old room. We didn't hace room enough to open the suitcase. There were insects in the room. Very very basic. The only good thing is that is difficult to find anything cheaper in Key West (I paid 133 $)

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014 via mobile

Stayed in a dorm room in July for 6 nights, it consisted of 10beds and one bathroom. There was no where to put your clothes so they stayed in my suitcase. Towels and clothing hung over our beds. The toilet did not flush, on the first night of the stay it flooded one whole half of the dorm, my friend... More

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Kassel, Germany
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

I stayed 1 night at this hostel in a dorm for women with 10 beds and one bathroom. In the dorm was a old lady that obviously lived in the hostel with all her stuff. The bathroom had a window to the backyard. There was no possibility to cover it so I felt really watched. In the shower lived some... More

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Fort Myers, Florida
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

I read the previous reviews of this hotel/hostel and expected the worst. Im a neat freak and expected poorly kept rooms, no hot water, etc.......but it was waaay better. The beds & pillows had protective covers, we had fresh sheets/pillowcases. We had to make our on bed though. Me and another guy friend stayed in the mixed gender room. Everyone... More

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Radford, Virginia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

A couple friends and I spent a few nights in the hotel section a few weeks ago. All we needed was a shower and a bed at the end of the night. We were too busy out having fun in Key West to spend any more time than that in the room. The room was clean, everything was in working... More

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Munich, Germany
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

To say the most important first: in my opinion it's not as bad as some people say here. I stayed in Key West for just one night and booked here because it seems to be the only hostel in the city. $44 is a lot for just a hostel bed, but as all hotels in Key West are quite expensive... More

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Address: 718 South Street, Key West, FL 33040
Location: United States > Florida > Florida Keys > Key West
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Key West Youth Hostel & Seashell Motel 1.5*
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