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Pegasus International Hotel
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   501 Southard Street, Key West, FL 33040   |  
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Ranked #30 of 46 Hotels in Key West
Doetinchem, The Netherlands
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57 reviews 57 reviews
16 hotel reviews
Reviews in 31 cities Reviews in 31 cities
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
“Good location”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2013 via mobile

Rooms are a bit small. Bed was hard, sshower was updated. Parking costs $10. Nice pool deck and location is on the place were it all happens! Hotel is expensive ($190 for 1 night) but everything is on Key West.

  • Stayed April 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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sesingh, Pegasus Management at Pegasus International Hotel, responded to this review, April 22, 2013
Yes, we certainly are right in the middle of all the action! It sounds like you had a fabulous time here in Key West, but we wish that we had been able to offer you a more comfortable bed. Let us know next time and we'll move you to another room. Until then, thanks for your kind words. We'd love to welcome you back next time you're looking to get away!

All the best,
Pegasus Management
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Halifax, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2013

This art deco hotel is a gem. It is on Duval, where you want to be in Key West.You don't need a car, as you can walk everywhere.We only needed a rental car for 1 day, to tour the Keys.They have 10 dollar parking half a block down, super convenient.
Where to start...the customer service of this hotel is the best we have encountered, and we travel a lot.From mgmt. to housekeeping and everyone between, they were so wonderful and accomodating, no request they wouldn't help with.One special star was Svetlana, who worked the front desk.She is amazing.She knew where everything was in Key West, all the great restaurants, and helped us with every question and request. I hope mgmt. Knows how wonderful she is with all the guests!
We had the executive poolside room on the second floor, which was perfect.Bed super comfortable and great pillows.Huge shower with lots of hot water.Has a small fridge and microwave.No complaints with the room.We did not find it noisy at all, slept great.
The pool is warm and wonderful, jacuzzi soothing.
It was nice to end each night by chilling on the roof top, looking down at all the tourists on Duval. Awesome!
We used the Tiki bar and I don't understand how some reviews complainedt that it was never open. The hours are posted, folks...just read the sign. Bartender was a great host.
The shuttle was a deal at ten dollars, driver fantastic..always prompt and polite.
Continental breakfast is just that, continental.It was good, fresh and started our day off great.
This place is perfect and we loved it. Thank you to all the wonderful staff!

Room Tip: There is no fitness centre and spa. Sorry, laptop could not make the change. Executive poolside room...
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  • Stayed April 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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sesingh, Pegasus Management at Pegasus International Hotel, responded to this review, April 22, 2013
Wow! We strive to offer our guests an unparalleled level of service, so it is incredibly rewarding to learn of the wonderful time you've had with us. On behalf of our entire staff, thank you very much for taking the time to share your kind words. We'd love to have you back again whenever you're looking to get away!

Cheers,
Pegasus Management
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St Paul
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013

We decided to go to Key West and had a lot of trouble finding a room at one of our usual places so decided to give the Pegasus a try...so glad we did! It was a delightful stay...the rooftop pool was great! Very nice rooms and having parking available for $10 was a bargain. Now for the noise...some people have given this hotel poor marks due to the bar noise. 1st of all, you are in Key West so expect wild and crazy! I must say, our air conditioner provided all the "white" noise we needed to get a great night's sleep!

Room Tip: We asked for a quite room when we booked this property and ended up in the main building overlooking...
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  • Stayed April 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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sesingh, Pegasus Management at Pegasus International Hotel, responded to this review, April 16, 2013
We're so glad that you gave us a try, too! It sounds like you had a fabulous time here in Key West, and we couldn't be happier to hear it. We hope to have you back again soon—that rooftop pool is just the thing for anyone looking to unwind!

Cheers,
Pegasus Management
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Andover, New Jersey
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 hotel reviews
Reviews in 23 cities Reviews in 23 cities
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

this older hotel, recently renovated was a pleasant suprise in the heart of key west. this hotel was right in the middle of shopping on duval st. the parking was only a short distance away and was only $10 per night for in and out. the rooms were very clean and recently updated. the help was freindly and helpful. there is even a swimming pool and sunporch right above duval st.

Room Tip: ask for a top floor room
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  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 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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sesingh, Pegasus Management at Pegasus International Hotel, responded to this review, April 10, 2013
It's always fun to be right in the middle of the action! It sounds like you had a wonderful time relaxing with us and soaking up the sun, and we couldn't be happier to hear it. We hope to have you back next time you're looking to get away, Douglas!

Cheers,
Pegasus Management
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Chardon Ohio
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128 reviews 128 reviews
52 hotel reviews
Reviews in 62 cities Reviews in 62 cities
197 helpful votes 197 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2013

We stayed at the Pegasus International Hotel for one night in Key West. They were one of the few that will book just one night right on Duval Street. It is just a short walk from Mallory Square and right across from Margaretville. We called to see if we could check in early but nobody answered. We arrived right at 3:00 and we were able to check in. Parking is about 100 yard down the street. The hotel was nice and the second floor pool/bar/lounging area was a great place to relax. We used the pool for a bit one night and we sat in the hot tub…it was actually hot. The bar tender brought us over a drink and it was a great way to cap off the night. There were towels on a rack poolside. There was a free continental breakfast that had some pastries, cereal, juice and coffee downstairs. The Wi-Fi worked ok in our room and the pool area.

Our room was right off the pool and we took the elevator to get our stuff up there, but then there is an awkward little set of steps to the pool that were a pain with the suitcases. Our room was brightly decorated and very clean. There was a huge king sized bed, small refrigerator, microwave, flat screen TV, phone, alarm clock, and a window with a view onto Duval street. We never heard any noise from the street or the pool. It seems like the hotel was fully booked, but we hardly saw anybody because they are all out partying. You can get snacks…some real odd ones too, at the poolside bar. There are a zillion bars and restaurants within a few minutes’ walk so that will not be a problem. All in all I would recommend this place if you want to be close to all the action.

Room Tip: I like the rooms that opened up to the second floor pool area
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  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 3 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
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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sesingh, Pegasus Management at Pegasus International Hotel, responded to this review, April 8, 2013
Lounging by the pool with a drink in hand—we can't think of a better way to end the evening! It was our pleasure to help you feel at home, Bob. Thank you for staying with us, and for taking the time to leave your kind words. We'd love to have you back next time you're in Key West!

All the best,
Pegasus Management
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Samara, Samara, Russia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2013

I visited the Key West and stayed at he Pegasus. Good location, just in the downtown on the main Duval street. Rooms are ok, i just slept in my room and spent all my day outside. Didn't try the included breakfast. A lot of different good places where to it though.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled solo
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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sesingh, Pegasus Management at Pegasus International Hotel, responded to this review, April 8, 2013
Thank you for staying with us, Sabina. Although it appears that you were satisfied with your room, we would like to know more about your stay with us. Please don't hesitate to reach out if you have any further comments or suggestions—we're always happy to listen!

All the best,
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Taunton, Massachusetts
2 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2013

First stayed at the Pegasus International several years ago. The building and furnishings were old and outdated but the service and cleanliness were excellent.
I recently returned for a stay at the Pegasus and was shocked at the difference throughout the entire hotel. The reception area and lobby facilities were completely remodeled. The receptionist was warm, friendly and pleasant as I remembered. Upon entering my room I was shocked again. The entire room was newly remodeled from the carpet, drapes, furnishings and electronics (clock radio and flat screen TV). Even more impressive was the remodeled bathroom, new fixtures as well as the shower!
When I was there several years ago, the outdoor pool area left a lot to be desired. The bar wasn't open, the furniture consisted of picnic tables and bar chairs. I was pleasantly surprised to see modern outdoor lounge chairs, tables AND the pool bar was open and serving.
All in all you cannot go wrong staying at the Pegasus International. Between its' convenient location and amenities it it a hard place to beat when visiting Key West.

David C.

Room Tip: Any room would be an excellent choice
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  • Stayed March 2013, traveled solo
    • 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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sesingh, Pegasus Management at Pegasus International Hotel, responded to this review, April 3, 2013
Thank you for staying with us again, David! It is so rewarding to hear that our recent renovations have made such a shining impression on you, especially after learning of your previous visit. Thanks for letting us know! We'd love to have you back next time you're looking to get away.

Warm regards,
Pegasus Management
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Additional Information about Pegasus International Hotel

Address: 501 Southard Street, Key West, FL 33040
Location: United States > Florida > Florida Keys > Key West
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#7 On the Beach Hotel in Key West
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Pegasus International Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 32
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Pegasus International Hotel is a charming Art Deco hotel located in the heart of Key West. Many activities, popular sites, restaurants, shopping, bars and clubs are within a short walking distance. Thirty newly renovated rooms offer modern comfort such as cable TV, phone with data port, free wireless internet, air conditioning, refrigerators, microwaves, and irons with ironing boards. Also, our rooftop sundeck with a heated outdoor pool and jacuzzi offers views of the bustling Southard and Duval Streets. Spice Lounge is the hotel’s onsite, poolside tapas bar featuring a unique Indian Tapas menu and excellent drink selection. Parking is available for all guests at a flat rate. Shuttles from the airport and ferry are also available upon request. Limited room service is also available from various local restaurants.Activities nearby include diving, snorkeling, fishing, city tours, golf, pirate tours and pub crawls, Dry Tortugas National Park, Fort Jefferson Ferry, The Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, Key West Seaplane Adventures,Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville, Sloppy Joe’s Bar, Mallory Square, Fort Zachary Taylor Beach, The Hemingway House, bars, nightlife, clubs, shopping, restaurants and more. ... more   less 
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