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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 #43 of 98 Key West B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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San Ramon, CA
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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7 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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Saint Augustine, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

If you are looking for a wonderful place to “hang your hat” while taking in the sites of Key West, look no farther than Authors Guesthouse. The staff is very warm and accommodating. I had an entourage with twelve people and various personalities and this was a home run. The rooms were comfortable and inviting. My older brother found his... More

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Lakeland, Florida
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

My husband and I spent a week here and it was so peaceful, I love all of the plants and flowers. Our room was super cozy and quiet, and we met some nice people. We did the Duval Pub Crawl while we were here, that was fun!

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Waterford, Michigan
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10 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

This was a special return visit to Key West for us as we would be celebrating our 25th anniversary. I had been in contact with both Tippi & Ramsey via email about 80 days prior to to our arrival to organize all the arrangements since we were repeat guest and would be staying a total of nine nights - both... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

This property is really very cool; lush courtyard with great shade, nice sized hot tub/pool and friendly staff. The morning breakfast is just enough to get you going. We stayed in the Tennessee Williams cottage, quaint but comfy and stayed true to the theme.Was a little worried about privacy, but Williams cottage had semi-private porch that worked just fine. Staff... More

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Middletown, Ohio
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28 reviews 28 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

My wife and I stayed at Author's for two nights after traveling to Key West for the weekend. The room was small, but it was clean an comfortable. What took this experience from "Good" to "Very Good" was the friendly, helpful staff.

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St. John's, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Beautiful, bright, clean hotel. Tippi, at the main desk, was extremely helpful is letting people know the best places to go in Key West. Great continental breakfast served outside with delicious bagels, yogurts, tea, coffee and juice. Great location for renting a bicycle nearby and spend the day riding around the town. Author's Guesthouse certainly made our trip to Key... More

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Pietarsaari, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

Authors is our home-away-from home that we always return to when we visit Key West. The guesthouse is located in a quiet neighborhood, the rooms are cosy and clean and the lovely tropical garden is a perfect place to relax in. Tippi and the other friendly staff make every effort to make you feel welcome and at home. A nice... 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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