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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 #6 of 41 hotels in Key West
Aventura, Florida
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“Excellent Hotel!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

I happen to live in south FL and decided to take my aunt from Argentina to visit Key West for her 70th Birthday. What a wonderful experience we had at this hotel! The grounds are beautiful and well kept. The room was spacious, had a great view, and was impeccable. The hotel staff was very friendly and informative. The beach Cafe next door is a great place to grab lunch before venturing out to Duval street. Loved the fact that I didn't have to pay for beach chairs nor parking throughout my stay. The staff made my aunt feel extra special by giving her a Birthday card with some free drink vouchers inside. I have traveled the world and have stayed at all sorts of hotels and I can honestly say that this one is a keeper:) The sunrise ores from this hotel worth waking up early.

Stayed November 2013
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

The accommodations are perfect and the rooms are beautiful. There are several different types of properties in this hotel as it is comprised of many B nd B's and smaller hotels that were bought up and renovated as one large property. The service was splendid. I have been going to this property for many years.

Room Tip: Ont he 3rd floor are the suites. We always stayed there.
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  • Stayed December 2012, 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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Reading, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

Can't say enough about SMOB....top notch in location, cleanliness and courteous staff! Worked with Carolyn to make a reservation for 6 nights for our 35th wedding anniversary stay (which was also our first time in Key West so we splurged on an oceanfront king - highly recommend it!). Room was immaculate and just as pictured on the website. We had a corner wrapping private balcony, 3rd floor....very quiet and relaxing in the evenings. Can't say enough about the beautiful sunrise views from our bed every morning! (I miss them so much!) We also were surprised with a bottle of bubbly and anniversary card waiting for us - extra special touch for our celebration week and much appreciated : ) The hotel's Shores Cafe was convenient and we had several delicious breakfasts, lunches, snacks there....the Key Lime Pie is fantastic! The pool is large, a popular place anytime of day and very laid-back. You feel like you're hanging out with family : ) Didn't use the spa services, so cannot comment. If you're looking for a place away from the evening party atmosphere of the louder areas of Duval Street, yet within walking/shuttle distance to them and many other attractions.....this is the place for you! Looking forward to a return visit to Key West and SMOB!

Room Tip: We had 3rd floor corner room in Bldg. A (sees sunrises in October/November). Room 640 had it all...
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  • Stayed October 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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Chicago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

We decided to Honeymoon in Key West and at this resort based on its reviews and the fact we had always stayed on the north eastern part of the island. Choosing this hotel was the best decision we made by far! From check-in through check-out the service was impeccable! The employees go out of their way to ensure the experience is world class. The hotel itself is the closest thing to a resort like atmosphere. You can literally spend all day long poolside and will be able to eat/drink like a king and participate in various activities that the resort offers all day long. Who knew that Bingo (poolside) could be made fun! On that note, Mike the activities coordinator truly adds something that I believe makes this resort top notch. Very few hotels in the area offer this accommodation.
The only concern we had was its location. Most places are within walking distance, but getting to sunsets (Mallory Square) and the northern area of Duval street (where all the action is) requires about 20 min walking and is not ideal for everyone. The staff is great about getting taxis to you quickly and it does not cost much to get your up north. ($8-9). Keep in mind that this resort does not charge the resort fee like many hotels on this island. It saved us $20/day.
We will always look at this hotel first when we decide to come back to Key West.

  • Stayed November 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 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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Key West, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013 via mobile

Southernmost represents Key West at its best. The decor, location, super friendly staff, poolside luxuries and excellent accommodations are just some of the most enjoyable factors. We stayed with a group of party people and we all looked forward to relaxing at Southernmost after hitting Duval street. We won't forget Rhonda, Mark, Ryan, Omar, Tim and several other Southernmost employees that made the stay special, entertaining and simply perfect. Can't wait to come back!

  • Stayed November 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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Baltimore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

My husband and I got married this past weekend at Southernmost on the Beach Hotel and it was by far the absolute BEST choice for a venue and hotel possible. All of our 40 guests raved about the wedding, the hotel grounds, the food, and the service. Most of our guests stayed at either Southernmost on the Beach or Southernmost Hotel and were so impressed with everything. The grounds are gorgeous and immaculately kept-- there are so many beautiful places to relax on the property, from Adirondack chairs to hammocks to the three pools and beach. All staff with whom we interacted (wedding event, concierge, housekeeping, service) were friendly, professional, and responsive. We ate multiple times at the Southernmost Cafe (as well as held our rehearsal dinner there!) and were impressed with the quality and selection of food and drinks. The overall best thing about this place is how relaxing it is.... I couldn't imagine anything nicer, actually. HIGHLY recommended!!

Room Tip: We stayed in an ocean view room at Southernmost on the Beach- great views and we loved the balcony...
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  • Stayed November 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 November 7, 2013

Great rooms, great locations, amenities and service. Good service and beach and pool were great. Had an excelent time. Walked everywhere. It was my first visit to Key West and would definitely choose this hotel next time.

  • Stayed August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
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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 On the Beach Hotel in Key West
#2 Spa 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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Southernmost On The Beach Hotel Key West
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