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1129 Fleming St., Key West, FL 33040
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Island House
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Key West is sometimes referred to as 'the last resort', as it's located at the end of the Overseas Highway (US Route 1), and is a tropical idyll of unique proportions being surrounded by the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico on one side, and the wildly fast-running Gulf Stream heading out into the Atlantic, on the other side.... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I have been a regular guest at Island House since 2005. As a busy gay executive, I always enjoy the lush tropical feel of the place. However, Key West is changing, as the massive cruise ships now regularly invade the quaint village and overflow it with herds of boisterous breeders. As for Island House, it is under new ownership and... More

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Durham, North Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Island House is such a fantastic place for an all-male guest house experience in Key West! The staff there (including the General Manager) go out of their way to ensure your visit there is awesome & beyond your expectations. In fact I saw this one particularly outgoing person buzzing around making every effort to mingle with almost everyone at... More

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St. Petersburg, Florida
1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just want to say what an amazing time my partner and I had at the Island House. We have been staying here for several years, and it just keeps getting better! From the housekeeping staff, bar and restaurant, front desk and management, all were very friendly and helpful. They always make us and feel at home and we can not... More

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have visited this busy guest house on many occasions. The Staff are always exceptionally accommodating especially at the Front Desk. My most recent trip was somewhat different as the atmosphere among the employees seemed more stressed than in previous visits, and since we interact with the Staff a great deal, this was an important issue. Despite that, the level... More

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Toronto, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed at the Island House resort this spring for the first time. Found a friendly, laid-back atmosphere with lots of excitement at night for those seeking that. Price for small room with shared bath seemed high, but good value when you factor in free drinks for happy hour and other great perks. The shared bath was nice, clean and convenient... More

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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A gay oasis in a very busy tourist town. I have a smile on my face the entire time I am there. Staff, property, rooms and service are all top notch! I travel solo, always have a fantastic time and never feel alone. The property is very well maintatined. The rooms are beyond comfy. The cafe and bar are open... More

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Greensboro, North Carolina
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Professional & helpful staff, luxurious gay resort with beautiful landscaping. My partner & I spent 5 fabulous days at the Island House & were overwhelmed by the service we received. Unique & outstanding. The kitchen is open 24 hours a day with a varied menu selection. The rooms were spotless & extremely comfortable. This was our first trip to Key... More

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Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

The Island House Key West is a top notch hotel property with excellent amenities and all around excellent services. Congratulations to the staff and management for keeping the Island House a unique and wonderful place to stay and play. Other properties around the country should take note and look to the Island House as an example of how it's done... More

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

rumors are true the property is for sale for 13million if anyone is interested...i have been assured by several employees, local patrons, and the front desk manager that the property will stay as is due a clause thats been added to the sales contract that says the property must stay as a gay b and b. my experience there was... More

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Address: 1129 Fleming St., Key West, FL 33040
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Location: United States > Florida > Florida Keys > Key West
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Imagine.... a place where everyone is gay.... where it’s easy to make friends.... where you can really be yourself.... where you can enjoy yourself 24 hours a day..... in a secure locked compound, safe from the outside world...... where a friendly and capable all-male staff are on hand to make sure you enjoy your vacation...... in a tropical paradise. Well that place is waiting for you. It’s called Island House in Key West ... more   less 
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