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Authors Key West Guesthouse

725 White Street, Key West, FL 33040
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Ranked #43 of 92 Key West B&B and Inns
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Gainesville, Florida
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27 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

We picked this place because it was one of the cheaper options for hotels in Key West. The hotel is about a 20 minute walk to Duval St. and was vey convenient. The room itself was small, but charming. It was basically like a room in a house rather than a hotel room. No problems with the room at all.... More 

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Royal Palm Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

just spent 4 night for my daughter wedding.. this place is totally amazing.. we found it by mistake.. rooms are small but very nice.. they have 2 cottages which are great they are bigger... then the poet room.. is huge.. Sandy at the front desk is unbelievable helpful, friendly, just a sweetheart.. they have a beautiful lil garden area where... More 

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Villany, Hungary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at Authors of Key West as a couple and we had such a great time there! The receptionists are very friendly and helpful, the room was really cute and clean, and we extremely enjoyed having breakfast in the garden. I highly recommend this place!

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We left it late to book when we visited Key West for 4th July, and this was one of only a few hotels with availability so we were worried about what it might be like. However, what a lovely surprise! Authors is a welcoming little guest house with a couple of lovely courtyards, one where breakfast is served (buffet continental... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hotel limpo, aconchegante e tranquilo. Equipe super simpática e solícita. Café da manhã suficiente. 15 minutos andando pra chegar na Duval St.. Best bed and breakfast I´ve ever stayed in Key West. Calm, quiet, clean...what else you need? You reach Duval St. walking in 15 minutes. Welcoming crew, makes us feel home. Thanks Cathie, Sandy and DeVonna and keep up... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Clean and quiet, no bugs, friendly staff. We enjoyed our first stay at Key West and the price was reasonable. Though it would have been nice to be a bit closer to Old Town, a 20-min walk wasn't so bad for my friends and me.

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Rochester, MN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We have rented cottages here the last three years. The Guesthouse is very low key and the staff are immediately friendly and helpful. The two resident cats are perhaps not as friendly but for cats they are each quite friendly. They sort of set the tone for relaxation. The kind of guests this place seems to attract are also low... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

First trip to Key West. Was recommended and really enjoyed. Welcoming staff, lovely rooms, great breakfast. Easy walking to explore downtown Key West. Lovely deck outside rooms for morning coffee and evening gatherings. Quiet neighborhood

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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

My husband and I stayed in this B&B on our first visit to Key West. We were in the "Library" room on the first floor. The room is cozy, clean, and comfortable. Author's has lush green foliage on the grounds with a decent size, clean hot tub for guests use. The rooms each face different directions so there is sufficient... More 

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Rumford, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

My wife and I stayed at the Authors Guest House in February, 2015. We were greeted by Davina (sp?) who was very helpful with information on local activities and attractions. Parking was a breeze and never had trouble getting a spot close to the Inn. The room was small but very comfortable, AC was perfect and bed was super comfortable.... More 

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