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Equator

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822 Fleming Street, Key West, FL 33040
Equator
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Minneapolis, MN
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We spent almost two weeks here in February, and a great place keeps getting better. Constant cleaning, updating and remodeling (the new bar area is the setting for a fun happy hour every day) shows the owners are serious about making sure Equator remains the prime gay guesthouse in Key West. The day, evening and overnight staff are friendly and... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We got to the hotel early and the Front Desk was great. Unfortunately our room was not ready so the guy held my stuff in the office which was nice. He recommended we go to Blue Heaven for brunch so we did. If your in town go there. It's as Key West as you can get. The Hotel has a... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I was so surprised on how beautiful and peaceful this property actually was. Your website does not reflect how amazing this place really was. We were check in by Michael what a gem this guy was always had a smile on his face. We felt so welcome. We came during Happy Hour which was FREE!! I had pina coladas in... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I think that the previous reviewer, skidrow3, pretty much nailed the Equator. Equator, with about 30 rooms, is right sized for the size of the common areas. Never too crowded, with a good mix of clientele, trending toward those in upper 30's to upper 50s. We had a fun time and enjoyed meeting and mixing with the guets. The staff... More 

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Minneapolis, MN
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45 reviews 45 reviews
9 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

OK I understand when there are issues, but when they know of issues and don't inform you at check in? I probably would have given a higher rating had the at least warned us that we would have to go out and do the showers out by the pool but we found out from others on our side of the... More 

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Paris, France
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

we stay 2 nights, it's great gay resort , good located, we pay 600$ for 2 nights for a room with a view.... On a wall... This details was not mentioned in the description , furthermore there was a big humidity inside it, so don t take the room 14 ! Please make a good and all description on your... More 

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Frederick, Maryland
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I must admit that we went into Equator with much doubt. We were only staying 2 nights because Alexander's (where we usually stay) was booked for Valentines day weekend. We thought we would feel uncomfortable as we are an older/younger mixed couple, but as it turned out we weren't the only couple that fit that bill. The grounds and room... More 

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Washington, DC
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23 reviews 23 reviews
21 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Equator is not, as its website absurdly states, "a perfectly designed living space, constructed from the inside out without compromise." However, they are correct in saying that "the everyday world slips away" when one is in the lovely pool/garden area. This is particularly true, of course, if you live in the North and need to escape the grey and... More 

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Chichester, New Hampshire
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Visiting from the Northeast in February, escaping 2 big snowstorms, lounging in the pools and hot tubs, this place was perfect. The staff is very friendly and eager to please in any way they can. Breakfast is wonderful with much to choose from. Happy hour and their free drinks gave us a chance to meet others who were friendly. The... More 

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New York City, New York
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71 reviews 71 reviews
17 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015 via mobile

This gay inn has managed to maintain a key west vibe with an all male guesthouse that is upscale and clean. Room 50 was great and the staff were helpful and sweet. I wish we listened to all of their restaurant recommendations.

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