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Key West Youth Hostel & Seashell Motel

1.5 of 5 Hostel   |   718 South Street, Key West, FL 33040
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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England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Plaster had fallen off the walls in several places, the supposed air conditioning unit was dirty, noisy, not fit for purpose and kept us awake all night, the taps weren’t attached to the basin properly, we found a huge cockroach in the bathroom, the fridge was covered in rust marks etc (see photos). The staff were very unfriendly and unhelpful.... More

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3 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in the motel which has a nice location. The room itself made a tidy impression but it smelled horribly of chlorine so we shut the door of the bathroom overnight and opened the window there. There was no ventilation in the bathroom and because of the humidity they try to fight the mold with all the chlorine. Everything... More

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Bedford, Texas
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

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 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

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 September 1, 2014

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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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 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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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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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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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*
Number of rooms: 14
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