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Olivia by Duval

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511 Olivia Street, Key West, FL 33040
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Olivia by Duval
Ranked #39 of 97 Key West B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After coming here for a lot of years and it being our favorite place to visit, It is sad that this place was sold and taken over by a group that just doesn't care. When you stayed here, Kay, DJ and the rest of the staff made you feel like it was you home. Now that it was taken over... More

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New Jersey
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Received official email from the new owners confirming what was posted in a previous review, The email clearly states that the Clothing Optional pool policy ends starting Nov 1, 2014. There were so many positives about the property, but this is a significant feature and now that its gone, I feel like Tripadvisor should reset the ratings for this property... More

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NC
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Subject: Olivia by Duval Location: Key West, Florida Keys, Florida, United States, North America Title: End Of An Era ID#: 222982864 As of 2 weeks ago Olivia By Duval was sold to the owners of the Wicker House. They are changing the format to "Family Oriented" and it will no longer be CLOTHING OPTIONAL at the pool. Old Town Suites... More

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New Port Richey, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Stayed in the Pool House street side. Really enjoyed sitting on the front porch on quiet Center Street in the evenings. Room was very clean and decorated nicely. Just steps from the pool. Pool area was also well kept and everyone we encountered was friendly. Highly recommend you make arrangements for parking in advance with one of the properties parking... More

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Vass, North Carolina
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Lucked up on this little gem by accident and will definitely be our go to place for lodging in Key West. Just steps from Duval with easy access to the CVS on Truman and a straight shot down Simonton to the Bight area. DJ and company have an excellent arrangement and although the pool is small it is perfect for... More

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Dunedin, Florida
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

My wife and I stayed in Kay's Cottage it was very clean when we checked in. DJ was very helpful with us gave us lots of BOGO coupons. (check out the butterfly place very cool) We both loved the pool even with a little bit of a walk from Kay's very nice to cool of from the heat and humidity... More

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Treasure Island, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Great place to stay whether for a weekend or longer. Comfortable rooms, friendly staff and right around the corner from mid-town Duval. Private pool is clothing optional for the adventuresome traveler. Many hip bars away from the crowds. Do give it a try.

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Maplewood, New Jersey
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

This is a very friendly place to stay. Very clean rooms. This the fourth year I have been here and it only gets better. The staff is also very helpful and nice. Many repeat customers. Always good to see old friends. I stay for the entire summer, May till September, always have fun.

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Eastern Shore of Maryland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

This vacation rental is just a great value for the money. The housekeeping staff (Vanessa) was wonderful. Steps to a private enclosed pool from your room. Everything you need is there, hairdryer, iron, plastic cups for the pool area. The outdoor shower is incredible too. More than adequate pool seating (although you will be in the pool floating on pool... More

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Orlando, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

I've stayed there a couple of times, the pool is very nice and DJ and the other staff are great. Every time i've stayed there the A/C units had black mold on the slats and they never changed them, and they asked me to make the bed once? $200 a night i don't make the bed sorry.

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OliviabyDuval, Owner at Olivia by Duval, responded to this review

Alex, I sincerely apologize for any issues that you might have had while staying in one of our rooms. I will have our maintenance man do a thorough cleaning of our air conditioners immediately. It is obviously unacceptable to have any kind of mold in them. I also apologize for the miscommunication in the bed issue. We have housekeepers for... More

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Additional Information about Olivia by Duval

Address: 511 Olivia Street, Key West, FL 33040
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Location: United States > Florida > Florida Keys > Key West
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 11
Also Known As:
Olivia By Duval Hotel Key West

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