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818 Fleming Street, Key West, FL
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Equator
Ranked #60 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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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Husband and I have been staying here regularly for many years. Key West has changed, more straight,less gay. But Equator only gets better.Rooms are spotless,.staff is friendly and accommodating. This is a more.couples place, definitely not for pick ups. It becomes addictive just lounging by the pool with a cocktail. The scenery can be nice too. By the way we... More

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My partner and I came to the Equator for a mini vacation together. We truly enjoyed the pool (the open one) and the 2 hot tubs. The reason we did not give 5 stars was because of the pool that was closed and we were not informed about it before we got here. Room 11 is too close to the... More

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Savannah, Ga
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just got back from the most relaxing stay yet. This place is such a gem and an awesome place where you can just be yourself with a spouse/partner or by yourself. The staff were so accomodating especially when we first arrived to find to our dismay that the room that we had requested that overlooked the pool was being worked... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks 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
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 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
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 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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78 reviews 78 reviews
8 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

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
8 helpful votes 8 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
15 helpful votes 15 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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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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