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Saint Paul, Minnesota
Reviewed November 28, 2014

I stayed at this place for a couple of days. I chose this since I was traveling alone and had very short time to plan (1 day). I have stayed in multiple dorm style hostels across the US. This is the worst one. There was only one bathroom for about 10 guys in the dorm, so plan well around that....

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San Antonio, Texas, United States
Reviewed November 20, 2014

This is our first trip to Key West and it was challenging to find accommodations that were reasonable. My first choice was a Bed & Breakfast but many have a 3 night minimum. Sea Shell Hostel seemed like a reasonable alternative within our budget. The pictures on-line are a bit deceiving. At first glance the room appeared clean but upon...

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1Thank YMedina
Fayetteville, North Carolina, United States
Reviewed November 7, 2014

Unfortunately for the budget-minded traveler, this is the only hostel (that I am aware of) in Key West. With that said, I will never stay at this place again! Pros: - cheapest lodging you can find (you get what you pay for?) - bathroom is decent and fixtures worked - center courtyard is a decent area for travelers/guests to come...

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5Thank Ben F
Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed October 26, 2014 via mobile

You get what you pay for at this place. The rooms were clean the showers were subpar but the location was excellent and the rates are cheap. If you're on your own and staying for one or two nights and just need a place to crash in Key West it's decent. They only had about six parking spaces but they...

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3Thank JaredShields
England, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 1, 2014

Plaster had fallen off the walls in several places, the supposed air conditioning unit was dirty, noisy, not fit for purpose and kept us awake all night, the taps weren’t attached to the basin properly, we found a huge cockroach in the bathroom, the fridge was covered in rust marks etc (see photos). The staff were very unfriendly and unhelpful....

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2Thank 102,030,201
Reviewed September 24, 2014

We stayed in the motel which has a nice location. The room itself made a tidy impression but it smelled horribly of chlorine so we shut the door of the bathroom overnight and opened the window there. There was no ventilation in the bathroom and because of the humidity they try to fight the mold with all the chlorine. Everything...

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4Thank hellgamariacron
Bedford, Texas
Reviewed September 10, 2014

I've stayed in hostels for a decade, and this is one of the worst overall experiences I've had. Stayed in the female dorm ($39 + tax = $44/night); we were all travelers and got along with no problems. The dorm has broken tiles on the floor. There's no soap in the bathroom; I went and spent a whole $1.29 for...

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3Thank navgirl13
Munich, Germany
Reviewed September 7, 2014 via mobile

We have been in the motel part (room for two persons). Pro: - Neg: cockroaches, bed bugs / little ants, mold, defect TV, chlorine smell, noise (and mold) of aircon, dirty floor, no vent in the bathroom (perverse humidity), price ($135 a night!!)

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Orlando, Florida
Reviewed September 4, 2014

This hostel and motel is very basic and cheap. Plastic chairs and tables are there for guests to use in the "courtyard." There is a vending machine in the front for food. Clothes were hanging out to dry which was an eyesore. The room was very basic with terrible ventilation. There was an old wall A/C unit that could not...

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Reviewed September 1, 2014 via mobile

Horrible room #16 1.Needs cleaning floors were filthy I walk around in flip flops 2.Air Conditioner needs replaced Not big enough to cool room 3.Bed was worn-out 4.needs to be sprayed for bugs 5.location is good 2 blocks from Duval Street (only good thing)

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Additional Information about Key West Youth Hostel & Seashell Motel

Address: 718 South St, Key West, FL 33040-4770
Location: United States > Florida > Florida Keys > Key West
Price Range: $66 - $244 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Key West Youth Hostel & Seashell Motel 1.5*
Number of rooms: 14
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“very quiet location just a mile from downtown Duval Street I stayed there several times and is highly recommended”
 of 5 bubbles Cptn-JKK, Dec 9, 2016 | Read review
“rooms in the back (where laundry room is) are quiet enough.”
 of 5 bubbles , Aug 8, 2016 | Read review
“As far as I am concerned, its all good..never had a problem.”
 of 5 bubbles Andree1974, Aug 2, 2016 | Read review
“south side as the north side you get the noise from the street”
 of 5 bubbles 635danielat, Jun 3, 2016 | Read review
“Take a private room for the comfort it really doesnt matter where u stay all the rooms are noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles mikedK5011UX, May 17, 2016 | Read review
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