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Chelsea House Pool & Gardens

3.0 of 5 709 Truman Avenue, Key West, FL 33040 (Formerly Red Rooster Inn)
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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Keep in mind the Chelsea House is not a full service hotel, but an historic inn. Our room was small, but you have to expect that. We faced Truman St. from the second floor, and even though it's a busy road, the room was very quiet. The bathroom was a good size with a modern walk-in shower, no tub. The... More 

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Shanghai, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I planned to stay in Key West for 2 nights. When we got to Chelsea House, there were a lot of people checking in. We waited our turn, and were pleasantly greeted by Desiree who was working at the front desk; she thanked us for our patience and promptly upgraded us as a reward! The room (#18,... More 

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Orange Park, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed there in September and found it to be a thoroughly enjoyable experience. The room was very well maintained, the staff was helpful. They accommodated our little dog. The location is very close to Duval and the restaurants. All in all, a winner. Highly recommend it for those headed to KW.

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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39 reviews 39 reviews
10 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 via mobile

My travel agent booked this place for us to spend one night in Key West to watch the boat parade and do some partying. $200 we got room 14, very small but not a real problem because we didn't plan on spending much time there. Front desk people were very nice as we got there way before check in but... More 

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HistoricKeyWestInns, Director of Sales at Chelsea House Pool & Gardens, responded to this review

It is such a shame to hear that some inconsiderate guests decided to argue and fight in the middle of the night, disrupting the peace and calm for other guests at the hotel. How rude of them, and I'm sorry it happened. I wish you would have called the night manager (his number is given to you at check-in) to... More 

Kansas City, Missouri
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We stayed in a Superior Queen room and loved it. The room was really cute and it looked like the bathroom had been updated recently. The shower was huge! Overall, the room was fairly small, but that's what we expected when we booked a room at a historic location. It was worth it to stay in such a great location.... More 

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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

I have to admit at being apprehensive about staying at this hotel given its poor rating on TripAdvisor. I booked an Economy room, as I was by myself, but read so many bad reports about them that I changed to a “Superior” room, not the word I would use! I was with a group, some of whom had stayed there... More 

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HistoricKeyWestInns, Director of Sales at Chelsea House Pool & Gardens, responded to this review

Hi Mr. Willrich, From reading your review in its entirety, it looks like you are doing a comparison between the Chelsea House Pool & Gardens and the resort you stayed at on your previous visit to Key West. It's like comparing apples to oranges, contrasting a small privately owned Historic Key West Inn to a large resort owned by the... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

This is our first time staying downtown Key West. We are here for 4 nights do we will update as we go. We were greeted by Dennis who got us through the check-in quickly. Great staff member explained everything and answered all our questions. Nice room, private bathroom. Ours room also has a balcony. Nice to sit out on and... More 

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Miami
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13 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

We stayed the weekend of 11/21 - 11/23 and were very satisfied with our stay. Previous reveiws advised tha the hotel was too pricey for what it was. First of all you are paying for the location and then the amenities. The room was confortable and updated but the breakfast was average. The employees where very friendly and helpfull. I... More 

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dallas
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Stayed at Chelsea House, rm 16. Very friendly staff. Room was very nice ... not big but nice. They serve a continental breakfast that was fresh and offered a wide variety to choose from. Just a couple blocks off Dual St. And within walking distance to everything. Overall a great place to stay.

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Sandusky, Ohio
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

My room was in the attic, under the dormer, next to a brick chimney. I could not stand up to get out of bed on my side (all 5'5" of me). In wall air conditioner was about 3 1/2 feet above our heads and ran loudly all night (on/off button did not work). Shower curtain was too short resulting in... More 

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HistoricKeyWestInns, Director of Sales at Chelsea House Pool & Gardens, responded to this review

Hi Jim C, I see from the notes on your reservation that you reserved the most economically priced room and were informed in advance that your room would be one of the unique loft rooms on the third floor. If you didn't want to be in that room, we could have easily moved you to a room on the first... More 

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Address: 709 Truman Avenue, Key West, FL 33040 (Formerly Red Rooster Inn)
Location: United States > Florida > Florida Keys > Key West
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Chelsea House Pool & Gardens 3*
Number of rooms: 33
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