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818 Fleming Street, Key West, FL
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Equator
Ranked #59 of 97 Key West B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Used to stay at Big Rubies and Island House but stayed there for first time (and last) for Tropical Heat weekend since toga party was to be there.... Party was moved to Alexanders. We decided to ask the manager Troy if he could call over to Alexanders to get us in for complimentary or anything but he just said there... More

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Orlando, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When did it become custom for B&B establishments to suggest/demand a tip that is a percentage of the bill? The accommodations were expensive for us to be asked to tip a suggested amount. We don't mind tipping for exceptional services, but it should not become an add-on charge. We were in Room 46 in the previous Coral Tree building, a... More

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Nashville
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My partner and I returned to Key West for the first time in over 10 years and chose the Equator strictly by their website. It is a beautifully maintained and comfortable facility. The service staff is excellent, always working and attentive to any needs you may have. The breakfast is standard for most guesthouses, but it was always fresh and... More

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Miami, Florida
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Equator Resort was a very nice place to stay. The Host staff is incredibly nice and helpful. The housekeeping staff work very hard. They just need to smile and talk to guests a bit more. The room needed a little maintenance and some more cleaning.

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Lyndhurst, New Jersey
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75 reviews 75 reviews
8 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After the Oasis closed, I found the Equator across the street had acquired the old Coral Tree property and remained a men's only clothing optional guesthouse. I wanted a nice relaxing place like that in Key West but didn't want to go as far as staying at the Island House. The Equator is a great alternative with two nice pools... More

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Atlanta, GA
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3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

The entire staff at the Equator was fantastic! My husband and I will definitely be back. The room was so nice, the pools were super clean, the music was good, and the staff was very friendly. We can't say enough good things about the Equator. Plus, the location is right near everything you would want to do, and walking distance... More

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Miami Beach, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

The Equator was much better than we expected. Our renovated room on the second floor was spacious, clean and overlooked the two pools and jacuzzi. The location could not have been better and the staff very friendly. We certainly will return.

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Atlanta
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7 reviews 7 reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Partner and I were long time Big Ruby's guests. Just stayed at Equator for the first time and can't wait to get back. The property is beautiful and the staff attentive. Breakfast is a nice continental spread. There is a nice assortment of bagels, pastries, fruit, cereal, and yogurt. Happy Hour is out by the pool every afternoon with wine,... More

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Houston
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

My partner and I enjoyed our stay at Equator. Very nice grounds and two pools, if not a little too warm (water). I enjoyed the clientele during our stay which consisted of mostly couples in there 40's and 50's. Our room (16) was nicely decorated but needs new flooring; dated tile, loose in spots. King size bed comfy, if not... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014 via mobile

This is my third stay at The Equator or probably my last. The breakfast used to include fresh fruit and hot items. Now it's an assortment of cheap bagels, yogurt cups, stale cereal, and a boiled eggs. Talk about downgraded. The poolside happy hour used to be a guy making frozen drinks fresh to order. Now you have the choice... More

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Address: 818 Fleming Street, Key West, FL
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Location: United States > Florida > Florida Keys > Key West
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Also Known As:
Equator Hotel Key West

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