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Southernmost on the Beach
3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   508 South Street, Key West, FL 33040   |  
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Ranked #5 of 41 hotels in Key West
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“Excellect. Highly Recommend”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013 via mobile

It was our second stay at the hotel. We loved it the first time. It was even better the second! As mentioned in previous reviews, the staff are outstanding. We especially enjoyed all the different options we had for enjoying the day. There's the pool, the beach (you have to pay for chairs & unbrella - we never had to during our last stay), there is also a hidden spot on the west lawn where you can go. It's quieter & cooler. It is a bit of a hike to all the action on Duval but we didn't mind. We will definitely return.

Stayed May 2013, traveled as a couple
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

This was probably the highlight of our visit to Key West!!! The rooms were amazing. Our room on the second floor opened onto a balcony. We could watch Duval Street or the Ocean. We ate breakfast by the infinity pool and the ocean.. So relaxing!!! The inn keeper was fabulous!!!

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  • Stayed May 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

We just returned home from our second trip to Southernmost on the Beach and it was exceptional (so was the first visit) The accommodations are extraordinary - spotless room, perfect pool, beach, lounge, bar areas - we couldn't ask for anything more for a vacation. We can't wait to return!! It feels like a "home away from home" for us - only VERY relaxing - we'd never stay anywhere else

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2013 via mobile

So glad we rented a room at the beach. From our balcony, we could see the ocean and watch people at the outdoor restaurant and even see a yoga class. The restaurant served delicious food and drinks and was reasonable. Fans were on so wasn't hot in the restaurant. The SMARTEST thing we did was to rent a golf to get around. It is too far to walk to Mallory Square and back. We rode all over the island and loved having this mode of transportation . You do not want to have to fool with parking a car in town.
We enjoyed all the normal sightseeing adventures such as the cat, acts in Mallory Square. Watching the sunset but PARASAILING over the water made me feel like Peter Pan or should I Tinker Bell."We used Fury and they were organized. On time and emkoyed gheir jobs, with this old ninny!
Another worthwhile adventure is to take the seaplane to Dry Tortugas to snorkel . Fabulous !! Bring a picnic if u want to eat- they provide soft drinks. If you decide to take the Seaplane- call ahead - they fill fast !! Another "romantic" and free activity is to go to the "Crowne Plaza LaConcha" and see The Sunset at the Top" delicious drinks and the view is spectacular . No children .

  • Stayed May 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2013

Splashed out a little as it was our honeymoon, room and hotel grounds were immaculate and very well looked after. Location was fantastic, so many nice restaurants and shops within walking distance.

Was a little surprised / disappointed that our ocean front room didn't have a balcony as such, but instead had a seating area outside our front door on the communal walk way. Didn't have any private outside space. However this wasn't a huge problem.

Hotel staff were great, and there were lots of free activities for guests, such as 'beer school' with free beer tasting! We paid extra for the sea of love package, which included champagne and chocolate covered strawberries in the room on arrival, a sunset cruise, and an adventure boat trip which included jet skiing, snorkling, parasailing.. All were amazing!

On the whole, we were really happy with our choice. Thanks Southernmost on the beach, we'll be back!

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 3 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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Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

This was our second trip to Southernmost on the Beach and it was every bit as perfect as the first. The rooms are clean and spacious. The beds are luxuriously comfortable. The grounds are kept impeccably clean. I especially like that free ice water is offered at several locations on the property meaning not buying and throwing away bottle after bottle. The staff gives well over 100%.

Boomer, the Activities Director, is the best! You can see that he (and all the others) truly love their jobs! Boomer offers many "classes" throughout the week where you can learn about beer, wine, hula-hooping or try your hand at the Newlywed Game or Key West Trivia and win great prizes!!

The Shores Bar staff was incredible. The smiling gal in the pink sunglasses (I'm so sorry I never got her name) was the best! She always made sure our drinks were filled! The Pool Manager catered to everyone's needs. The entertainment is great! Be sure to check out the spa for a long-lasting pedicure or other pampering! Julie, the ever-smiling concierge, can book any island activities for you and/or direct you to great places to site-see or eat.

The view is excellent! You can just laze about and watch the sailboats or sometimes a cruise ship right from your balcony. I can't imagine staying anywhere else but Southernmost for our Key West get-away.

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 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
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Laguna Niguel, California
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

We stayed here just one night and that is too bad because this is a fantastic hotel. We stayed in the oceanfront room. What a treat. View was amazing. The room itself is just superb. bed was very comfy, nice size bathroom. It was walking distance to Southermost Point, a little further to "downtown" Key West but it is a nice walk. Lots of bars, stores etc on the way.There is a nice size pool with a bar. I'd say this THE hotel to stay in Key West. It is expensive but worth every penny.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 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
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 508 South Street, Key West, FL 33040
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Location: United States > Florida > Florida Keys > Key West
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Spa Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Spa Hotel in Key West
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Key West
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Southernmost on the Beach 3.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located where Duval street meets the Atlantic Ocean in historic old town, Southernmost on the Beach stretches out on a secluded section of the island, away from the hustle of Key West activities, but close enough to the excitement when you want it. Complimenting our collection of dynamic hotels in historic Key West, Southernmost on the Beach’s private pier offers a front row seat to the Atlantic Ocean’s spectacular sunrises and winter sunsets. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Southernmost On The Beach Hotel Key West
Key West Southernmost Beach
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