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“Peaceful, Relaxing Get-away” 5 of 5 stars
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La Mer Hotel and Dewey House
4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   504-506 South St, Key West, FL 33040   |  
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Ranked #21 of 97 Key West B&B and Inns
Tampa, Florida
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“Peaceful, Relaxing Get-away”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2013

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the La Mer Hotel. The inn is located on the quiet end of Duval Street and we enjoyed five relaxing days on the property and walking through the historic area of Key West. Sam and her staff went out of their way to answer questions, suggest activities, and attend to the little details that make us want to stay here again. The rooms are large, well-furnished and quiet. The breakfast was excellent and is served on an open-air porch at the Dewey House facing the beach - what a great way to start the morning! If you're looking for a warm-weather escape where you can stay busy with activities or just do nothing and relax, look no further than the La Mer Hotel and Dewey House.

Room Tip: Our room faced the pool at the Southernmost Hotel and were were not bothered by any noise - the room...
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  • Stayed January 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
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2013

The activities at Southernmost were wonderful. There were beach and pool activities nearly every day. The yoga was super and so was the water aerobics class. The staff at La Mer/Dewey House are like family. It allowed us to relax and not worry about a thing but deciding where to eat each evening.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 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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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2013

Spent Super Bowl weekend at La Mer at Southernmost. What a beautiful, cozy, warm and quiet B&B! They have 2 additional properties adjacent to the B&Bs and share amenities. B&B guests enjoy a fabulous breakfast each morning on the deck overlooking the ocean. The only negative is I wished the coffee was available before 8:30am (the 24 hr coffee available at the pool was horrible). We never made it to the afternoon tea. The resort concierge, Bryan, offered great suggestions for activities and restaurants. The staff was extremely attentive. Poolside service was GREAT and dinner at Southernmost Beach Cafe was terrific. Fabulous resort with a great staff. We will go back.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 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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Fishers, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013 via mobile

Our second visit to La Mer certainly did not disappoint. The room was lovely and the service top notch. A special shout out to Sam for the hospitality during our stay, Greg for the friendly chat by the pool and Dexter for the warm welcome at check-in! The gentleman who fills in for Sam is such a friendly face at breakfast and I just love his personality. Seriously, the staff makes this place special!! We'll be back next year unless we can squeeze in another trip in 2013 :)

  • Stayed January 2013
    • 3 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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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2013

We just returned from La Mer Hotel (one of the B&B's in the Southernmost Hotel Collection). It was incredible. I hated to leave. The room was great with a nice balcony with ocean view (even though it wasn't advertised as ocean view). We've stayed at other B&B's and the staff was always okay, but at La Mer, the staff and breakfast were truly excellent. Samantha was proactive in making sure we all had what we needed. They had fancy pastries, lots of fresh fruit and the best quiche I've ever had. Samantha would also make waffles if you wanted them. Breakfast was served each day in an open air terrace overlooking the beach and ocean. We definitely found paradise at the La Mer Hotel.

  • Stayed January 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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Ellicott City, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2013

The Dewey House B&B is great! Awesome luxury rooms and a great ocean view. It has pool bars and access to beach off the back porch. Plus it is right off the QUIET end of Duvall Street. Close to everything. We have been there twice in 2 years and will plan on coming back next year.

  • Stayed January 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
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Leominster, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2013

Just got back from a spectacular first visit to Key West and thoroughly enjoyed the SouthernMost on the Beach complex and in particular, La Mer. Definitely an excellent choice for accommodations on the quiet end of Duvall Street away from the craziness and yet still walkable for liveliness if you want that. Excellent breakfast assortment each day, and contrary to some other reviews, was certainly more abundant than most bed and breakfast offerings. Afternoon tea on a few days and Sunday breakfast included champagne.The pool and poolside service for food and drink were very good as was the resort's ocean front cafe. The location and view can't be beat and would cost three times as much in other locales. The front end of the La Mer building upstairs is all one room and was very spacious with all we needed included. Sink, frig and mic with utensils(even a cheese knife), glass/tableware AND dish soap, sponges and paper towels too. Aveda bath products in an immaculate spacious tiled bathroom and nightly turn down was a treat too. Not sure that there is anything I could possibly criticize about the resort. We have stayed in accommodations three times the cost and haven't been as satisfied. All staff here seem to go above and beyond to ensure this and are good ambassadors for Key West.

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  • Stayed January 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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Address: 504-506 South St, Key West, FL 33040
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Location: United States > Florida > Florida Keys > Key West
Amenities:
Beach Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( Wi-Fi ) Free Parking Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #21 of 97 B&Bs / Inns in Key West
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — La Mer Hotel and Dewey House 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Key West's only beachfront bed and breakfast. Enjoy complimentary gourmet, continental breakfast and tea hour daily on the Dewey Terrace. The La Mer Hotel and Dewey House are part of the Southernmost Hotel Collection. As our guest, you will be able to use the facilities at the other two properties including access to three pools, an oceanfront tanning beach, petite spa, 3 bars and enjoy daily entertainment and on-site activities. All included in a $25 plus tax daily resort fee. ... more   less 
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