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Chelsea House Pool & Gardens

709 Truman Avenue, Key West, FL 33040 (Formerly Red Rooster Inn)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Orlando, Florida, United States
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39 reviews 39 reviews
12 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was in an excellent location, we parked the car and just walked for three days. The building itself is a nice historic home. Our room (deluxe queen) was decent but the bathroom could do with an upgrade and the chest of doors in the entry way (assuming is antique) had a bad smell if you opened the drawers and... More 

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Emmaus, Pennsylvania
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38 reviews 38 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It was our first visit to Key West and we stayed at this hotel. We found it very comfortable, nice breakfast. We enjoyed cooling off in the pool in the afternoon. The staff was pleasant and our room was clean and comfortable.

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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A last minute decision to leave the cold weather behind, we ended up at the Chelsea House in Key West. When we booked the room at Chelsea House, we selected the room that was one up from the smallest. Kind of surprised, as there wasn't a lot of room space. The room was clean, and staff was very pleasant. Our... More 

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

We're glad you enjoyed the cleanliness of the accommodations and our friendly, helpful staff. If you felt the room was too small for your liking, I wish you would have let us know so we could find something that better filled your needs. We have a variety of rooms at the Chelsea House Pool & Gardens including some Junior Suites... More 

Lexington
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36 reviews 36 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was a great adventure. Room 11 was ample though every room in a guest house tends to be a little small. Wonderful staff. Breakfast was good. Looking forward to going back. Have stayed at several different places over the 30 years of visits and this is my current top!

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Burlington, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Close to Duvall; Chelsea has parking which is a real plus. Park your car and just walk everywhere. Nice breakfast; the ladies working the front desk were full of information and always pleasant. Room we had on the ground floor was quite small for the $$$s we spent. Would have rated it higher at the time, in fact had planned... More 

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Austin, Texas
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63 reviews 63 reviews
12 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently stayed here and really enjoyed our room. It was quite large and and nicely furnished. The air conditioner really kept the room cool. The bed linens were crisp and the bed was comfortable. The bathroom was large and had a roomy shower. The staff is very friendly and the stay was very relaxing. There is a very nice... More 

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Sanibel, FL
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142 reviews 142 reviews
27 hotel reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Staff is friendly and helpful. Location is great. Bed was comfy. Overall the place feels musty/moldy, dated (pool area) and in need of some TLC. The shower tile was very old in our room. I wore my flip flops in the shower because I was a bit grossed out. Rooms priced in the same price category varied substantially in size.... More 

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

I'm glad you appreciated our great location and friendly, helpful staff. Your "food truck" remarks have us a bit puzzled! Whilst there are actually a few really good food trucks on the island (including Garbo's Grill which was featured on the Food Network,) we don't get our continental breakfast offerings from "food trucks." There are ham and cheese croissants delivered... More 

Miami Beach
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel is beautiful from the street. But room quality is really bad for the price we paid. Soundproof of the room is very bad. We could hear all the conversation in the room next to our. The pressure of the jet shower was low. Almost impossible to clean long hair. Towels we put on the floor (in order the... More 

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

Dear Jessica, I would appreciate it if you could drop me an e-mail at msimmons@hkwi.net to let me know the dates of your stay and room number so we can look into the issues you mentioned. Thanks! We don't offer a full breakfast service, but we're pretty proud of the quality of the complimentary continental breakfast offered daily: 2 types... More 

Norfolk, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed over Christmas and thought it was very pricey for what we got. This is a historical building with a great location, parking and great for people traveling with furry family members. And unlike other places they don't discriminate by size (we have a 70lbs Golden Retriever). The rooms are hodge-podge crammed in, to maximize the building and they... More 

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

Thank you for staying with us at the Chelsea House. Compared to many other destinations, Key West prices are quite expensive, particularly over peak dates. Everything is pricier on our little island, and even gas is 30 cents more a gallon than it is in the mainland. It's the price we pay to be in "paradise." Our room rates are... More 

Marysville, Washington
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72 reviews 72 reviews
15 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

We were pleasantly surprised with this "find". Booking online is always a risk but we were happy with this choice. It is located within easy walking distance of Duval Street, historic landmarks, and the water. As expected when staying in a 100 year old house, there is no elevator, rooms are cozy but comfortably appointed. Breakfast is served by the... More 

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