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Key West Youth Hostel & Seashell Motel

1.5 of 5
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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Rocky Mountains
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed here for 2 nights in a male bunk room. It was simple, the bathroom was not too nice, but not horrible. The people were all very nice, both employees and guests. They have a nice courtyard to hangout in and meet people. The location is very close to the best beach on Key West and a long, but very... More 

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Paris, France
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hostel is so well placed ! 2 min away from Duval Street ! We rent 2 bikes at the hostel and go through the city so easily. It's a really nice place if you are there for a short stay, you don't need anything else than a bed. The check in and check out were easy, the staff is... More 

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Cuba, New Mexico
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I reserved a room for $212 at the Seashell Motel through Expedia and the room was paid for before my trip. On the way to Key West one of my flights was cancelled due to mechanical failure and the airline sent me to another city and got me a motel room....so I called the Seashell Motel and cancelled early in... More 

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Ormond Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were greeted with a smile and welcomed as family.. Demetree was a fantastic host at this Hostel. He made sure we had everything we needed in a tmely manner. Rental bikes were on premise so no chasing around. The courtyard was lovely. Plenty of space to lounge in the sun or shade. The kitchen was fully equiped for whatever... More 

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Deerfield Beach, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The room was acceptable, but everything else was horrible. The towels was full of hair...disgusting. I saw 3 insects inside the room and restrooms...Luckily, we left really early the morning after. The patio is a little scary... Don't go there...keep out.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are looking for low budget, easy check in and clean, this is your place. I hope you are alone, if you are staying in the hostel, because males are not allowed in the female dorm! I liked that it had a fridge too. I did not hang out at all at the hostel, it was a place to... More 

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

I don't understand how this place has so many negative reviews, it was perfect for our group of friends. It was also the only place that we could find that would let us book being younger than like 28 years old. It was reasonably priced, not to mention way cheaper than others in Key West. We had 9 friends all... More 

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Rome, Italy
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17 reviews 17 reviews
16 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

The hostel and hotel have a New manager now and the place is a really nice place to stay in key west. The dorms are fine, toilet is clean and hot shower working perfectly. There is a nice patio where you can sit and an outdoor kitchen to cook your meals. They rent by idle. Staff is friendly and there... More 

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Atlantic City, New Jersey
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22 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Just a bike ride away from duval and the famous higgs beach my experience here was that It was clean and decent. It's just not a hostel and does not have that hostel vibe. At first glance it seems to be in a bad location, but I found it was actually really easy to bike everywhere I wanted to go... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

I don't usually write reviews but this "hostel" was so bad i have to in order to stop others making the same mistake. The staff are unfriendly and unhelpful, the dorms are dirty and small, and you have to share one toilet with 10 people. The "shower" cannot even be classified as a shower, the water comes out slowly like... More 

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