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Authors of Key West Guesthouse

3.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   725 White Street, Key West, FL 33040
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Ranked #42 of 97 Key West B&B and Inns
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I spent four nights at Authors after reading some reviews online. Overall, it was a great place to stay for the price! Much less expensive than similar hotels/guesthouses on the island, but that's probably due to it being a little off the beaten path from the more popular areas (Duval, Mallory Square, etc.) Still, it was only... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Perfect hotel in Key West, I spent only one night here and loved every minute of my stay. I received a very warm welcome from Sandy, one of the nicest person in the Keys is not the nicest person in town, the check in process was quick and easy. My room (Poet Room) was on the ground floor and looked... More

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Sandton, South Africa
13 reviews 13 reviews
12 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's unfair to compare but Authors could do with a little updating. Rooms were basic and functional, but being on the ground floor ours felt well lived in. We didn't get to use the pool area as the hotel was quiet busy so the privacy we would normally like was not possible. The morning breakfast buffet of bagels and coffee... More

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Tavares, Florida
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155 reviews 155 reviews
22 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Super friendly staff. Very knowledgable of Key West and helpful. Called and had bicycles delivered for us to use during our stay and then had them picked up. The hotel is in a great location. Far enough away from the downtown chaos but just a 5 minute bike ride away. The room was beautiful. High... More

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Traveled with my 90 year young mother for my nieces wedding. From the moment we arrived Sandy and the rest of the staff were so friendly and accommodating. One of the room keepers even helped us carry our luggage upstairs to our room as it was a little difficult for us to do this by ourselves. The Wilder room was... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Off the beaten path, but not too far from the action on Duval. The Hemingway cottage was spacious & also private considering each cottage is within a compound. Nice & quiet, clean, very friendly staff, nice wading pool & the best of all, very affordable by Key West standards! We will definitely stay again!

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Mesa, Arizona
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Cute facilities with comfortable rooms. Parking is an issue in key West so one cannot be too fussy about free spots when you're lucky enough to find them. Nice continental breakfast. Swimming pool is laughable as it is a hot tub more than a pool, which was something we told was there. Rooms each have private outside sitting areas. Security... More

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San Ramon, CA
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Authors of Key West is a bit removed from Duval street, where all the drunken debauchery takes place, and that's a good thing. We found the BnB to be a great value, clean and comfortable, and quite accommodating when it came to our needs (we had a late check-out, I went a tried some deep sea fishing with Capt. Marlin),... More

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Gulf Breeze, Florida, United States
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113 reviews 113 reviews
11 hotel reviews
125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We enjoy staying here every time we come to KW! The staff is always friendly and attentive. If you need anything all you have to do is ask any of them and they are more than willing to go out of their way for you. We have only tried 2 of the rooms they offer, since it is only 2... More

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Lafayette, Louisiana, United States
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Author's is not a fancy hotel, and it doesn't try to be. It is a cosy, friendly, heart of the real Key West stay at an unbeatable price. The staff is kind, and the location is a nice local neighborhood, just a walk from everything. There is a lush patio that we spent quite a bit of time just relaxing... More

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Address: 725 White Street, Key West, FL 33040
Location: United States > Florida > Florida Keys > Key West
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Authors of Key West Guesthouse 3*
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