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3.5 of 5 Motel   |   1313 Simonton Street, Key West, FL 33040   |  
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Ranked #17 of 41 Hotels in Key West
Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

Stayed at this hotel with a friend for two nights. I requested a room by the pool, and they gave me a room right outside of the gate leading to the pool. The room had two queen beds, a fridge and a microwave.( they even had complimentary popcorn) There was an extra sink outside of the bathroom that was very nice. I also liked the fact the room was very large for a regular hotel room, and was very clean. There was also tile flooring instead of dirty carpeting you find in a lot of hotels. There were plenty of channels to choose on the TV. The pool and hot tub were clean and good size. And unexpected surprise were the Jimmy Dean sausage and egg, or bacon and egg biscuits for breakfast, the second day they had breakfast burritos. I little better than your usual cold cereals and bagels. Walking distance to Duval too. Would recommend this hotel in a heartbeat!

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  • Stayed November 2013, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Key West, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

Highly recommend this hotel to families. Very clean. not just the rooms, but all of the hotel was clean and tidy. Great staff Super location, very near to one of the tour bus stops, which is the easiest way to get around. Really nice pool and hot tub.

  • Stayed November 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service

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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

I was nervous after looking at pictures online that it would be a motel feel. I was wrong. The price was great. Location was amazing. Only a couple of blocks to Duvall and the southernmost point. The room was very large, quiet and very nice. Pool area was great. Breakfast good enough. There was not coin operated laundry.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Zanesville, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

My husband and I were looking for an affordable room in a quiet location and this Best Western fit the bill. Room was very nice and clean (though we did notice a dank odor in the room most of the time, which I suspect was from moisture settling into fabric areas...not sure if this is fixable, but it was strong and pervasive). We had asked for a room in a quiet location and were given a ground floor room away from the pool area...good choice! We simply loved the pool, which was comfortably heated and generally relaxed (though a few "rowdies" showed up on some nights that spoiled the peace)...and I just adored the palm trees and well-kept landscaping surrounding the pool. One thing that could be improved upon that others have noted is the smoking situation...the hotel had numerous smokers in the pool area (an ashtray on every table). Overall, though, it was a good experience and we would probably stay there again.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

Love staying at this hotel in Key West during Fantasy Fest. It is away from all of the business on Duvall and just a short walk from that. I have stayed here for 6 years during Fantasy Fest and have never been disappointed. The breakfast is great each morning as well. Don't have to find a restaurant to eat breakfast. I would recommend this hotel if you are staying in Key West any time of year! Staff is very friendly and accommodating.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

We just recently stayed for 3 nights at the Best Western Hibiscus and our stay was pleasant.We have always stayed on Roosevelt Blvd but since we heard it is messed up with traffic and road construction we thought we would try another place and were not sorry we did.The rooms are very large, clean and quiet.We walked several times to downtown and it wasn't bad for an old man. Breakfeast was also decent. The pool area and hot tub is very nice as well. Never had a problem parking and would definately stay here again.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

The Best Western Hibiscus is very nice!! Rooms are very clean and staff is great! The courtyard area with the pool is very spacious and comfortable! This is my second stay here and I will do it in the future!!

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled with friends
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service

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Additional Information about BEST WESTERN Hibiscus Motel

Address: 1313 Simonton Street, Key West, FL 33040
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Location: United States > Florida > Florida Keys > Key West
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( Wi-Fi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#4 Best Value Hotel in Key West
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — BEST WESTERN Hibiscus Motel 3.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Explore the excitement of Duval Street and downtown Key West, then return to your cool spacious room at our Key West hotel.Located at the southernmost point of the state, visitors at our Key West hotel are here to enjoy paradise. We offer free parking, and we’re just one block away from famous Duval Street. While parking is free, most guests don’t need a car since you can walk to the area’s best attractions. The beach is three blocks away, and guests feel right at home in a quiet neighborhood that’s close to everything.From Fantasy Fest to World Offshore Powerboat Races, there’s always something exciting happening near our Key West hotel. The World Sailfish Championship is held here, and the Hemingway Days Festival is fun for the entire family. Whether you want to simply relax on the beach or are staying at our Key West hotel for a special event, our friendly staff members always strive to make your stay as enjoyable as possible.Large rooms and free Wi-Fi are included. There are no resort fees here, but our Key West hotel guests certainly feel like they’re at a world-class resort. There’s a great heated pool where relaxation comes easily, and it’s the perfect place to wind down after a day of exploration and adventure. Central to all top food options, bars and attractions, most guests spend their days strolling around the neighborhoods and beaches.We welcome couples, families and solo travelers at our Key West hotel. Consider a nearby surfing lesson or spend the day on the waters fishing. Key West is known for a life of leisure, and that’s exactly what our guests experience. Whether you’re here for an extended stay or just the weekend, be treated to the best in service and top quality amenities. Book your room at BEST WESTERN Hibiscus Motel today and get ready for the tropics! ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Best Western Plus Hibiscus Hotel Key West
Best Western Key West
Best Western Hibiscus Hotel
Key West Best Western

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