Had a hard time finding a quality motel in Key West for under $200. Found this gem for $197 with our Senior/AAA/AARP discount. Right across the road from the beach, although you could not easily access it because of the rocks. Clean two queen bed room on the second floor. Great sheets and duvets - you just want to snuggle in and wrap the duvet around you. Don't know how old the motel is, but the grout in the bathroom needed to be redone and the wood around the bathroom door needed repairing. We had a view of the pool and the tiki bar. We enjoyed sitting on the screened in lanai after dinner in Key West. Most motels now days don't have chairs outside for you to enjoy the evening. Great addition! Tiki bar closes at 7PM so it is not noisy. Nice large pool with lush tropical trees surrounding it.
The breakfast was very good with the usual assortment of items. Just a short walk from our building to the breakfast building.
Note: There is no elevator. We selected the second floor because another guest on the first floor said you could hear the people above you walking around.
All the personnel are helpful.
There are four ways to get into Key West - drive yourself, the trolley ($26) because you are actually on the tour, city bus ($1.50 or $.50 for seniors) or a taxi ($20). Be aware that the bus only runs every 1.5 hours so you have to carefully plan your time or you will wait another 1.5 hours. We took the taxi in and the bus back. The office will gladly call the taxi for you.
Definitely would stay at this Best West again! Absolutely no reason to pay $400 to stay in town when you can be out near the beach.
The only reason I gave it 4 stars was because of the bathroom. Otherwise, it was top notch.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Located on the straits of Florida of the beautiful island of Key West, Fl. Our resort is only a short distance from the local beaches and just a few miles north of historic downtown. This resort offers non-smoking accommodations and many thoughful amenities. At the Best Western, Key Ambassador resort guest have a variety of views to choose from. There is a spacious outdoor heated swimming pool with 2 waterfalls next to our cheeckie hut that serves food and drink. The resort provides free Wi-Fi throughout the property, a deluxe continental breakfast, complimentary parking and 24 hour front desk services. During your stay you can easily visit many local attractions, unique shops and historic downtown. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Best Western Key Ambassador Hotel Key West
- Best Western Key West
- Key West Best Western