We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 97 Key West B&Bs / inns

Authors of Key West Guesthouse

3.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   725 White Street, Key West, FL 33040
Hotel amenities
Save Saved
You added Authors of Key West Guesthouse to your Saves list
Authors of Key West Guesthouse
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 4 more sites!
88%
Ranked #43 of 97 Key West B&B and Inns
A recent review
5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
FlaHarlock Tavares, Florida
  • Overview
  • Reviews (309)
  • Photos (152)
  • Similar Hotels
  • Amenities
  • Q&A
  • Room tips (48)
  • Location
  • More
Write a Review

309 people have reviewed this hotel

Traveler rating
    157
    114
    24
    9
    5
See reviews for
42
186
15
2
Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (48)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
Tavares, Florida
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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

Was this review helpful? Yes
Orlando, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Was this review helpful? Yes
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Mesa, Arizona
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Was this review helpful? Yes
San Ramon, CA
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Gulf Breeze, Florida, United States
Top Contributor
106 reviews 106 reviews
11 hotel reviews
108 helpful votes 108 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

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Lafayette, Louisiana, United States
Reviewer
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

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Saint Augustine, Florida
Reviewer
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

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Lakeland, Florida
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Waterford, Michigan
Top Contributor
90 reviews 90 reviews
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

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Owners: What's your side of the story?
If you own or manage Authors of Key West Guesthouse, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.
Manage your listing

Been to Authors of Key West Guesthouse? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Authors of Key West Guesthouse

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*
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Hotels.com, Travelocity, Priceline, Expedia, Tingo, Orbitz and Venere so you can book your Authors of Key West Guesthouse reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Authors Key West Guesthouse Hotel Key West

152 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (142)
Viewed
Bathroom (3)
Viewed
Room/suite (36)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (17)
Viewed
Dining (10)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (6)
Viewed
View from room (1)
Viewed
Other (69)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (11)
Viewed
Room/suite (8)
Viewed
Other (3)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay
Select tags to find the hotel that's right for you.
All
hotels in Key West with
any amenities

Amenities

Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Swimming Pool
Hotel Class
Number of rooms
12

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Authors of Key West Guesthouse staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travelers prefer