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Island House

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boca raton, fl
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The feel was sexy, the food delicious, the pool was full of hot men. I really enjoyed getting to know almost all the guys. You can hang by the pool all day, go exploring Key West, stay for all meals or find a great restaurant in town. The spa area was never crowded and always friendly. The room was small... More 

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Daytona, Fl
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Although I have been to Key West several times, and have stayed at other gay guesthouses, this was my first stay at the Island House. As another reviewer had stated, such guesthouses in KW seem to be diminishing. My overall experience was a good one. What stood out most was the quality of the food, and the courtesy of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was my 3rd visit to Island House and it was the 3rd time that I had a perfect experience! Starting with John at check-in. We were checked in faster than I could get credit card out to pay for remaining balance. Every time we saw him he seemed interested in our stay and ensuring that we had a good... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As with my last visit the quality of the accommodation was outstanding. This is not the cheapest venue but there's a reason. They have a relatively high staff to guest ratio compared to other hotels. This is what makes this place great. The staff are attentive and solicitous without being intrusive. The staff make the place and they certainly managed... More 

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Jekyll Island, Georgia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As gays go more mainstream, it is not unexpected that many gay-oriented businesses start to fold. Key West was once home to a dozen or more gay guesthouses, today there are just two or three. Island house is one of them. A five-star resort it is not. It is not horrible, but it is not the Ritz, either. The rooms... More 

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Jeffrey S, Director of Sales at Island House, responded to this review

Dear Robert, Sincere thanks for taking the time to write such a lengthy review of your thoughts on our resort. As a destination, we appreciate the number of times you’ve visited our slice of paradise, but from what we gather from your review, is that the smoking was quite literally your main issue of concern. Allow us to shine some... More 

Wigan, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just returned to the UK after eight nights at Island House. Both my partner and myself enjoyed every minit of our stay. We arrived early afternoon and were made welcome by the reception staff. We were given a tour of the whole property and our bags were taken to our room. We chose a room with its own bathroom which... More 

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Venice, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

Got a day pass a few times while visiting Keywest. Enjoyed our visit a great deal. Staff were friendly and helpful. Tons of fun around the pool and inside areas. Good mix of people and was easy to mingle and make friends. Was pretty clean, not spectacularly but clean. Highlights for us were the inside gym, inside shower area and... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

This was my 4th stay at Island House (with reservations for 2017 Pride) and had a great time. The Staff is always great. Special shout out to Dustin and Billie at the bar! The property looks great and well maintained. Thanks again and looking forward to my next visit.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

I am embarrassed to admit that I didn't leave the property for three days during my last stay at Island House. I have friends who live in Key West. Because lunch and dinner served up by Island House is excellent and because their Happy Hour is dazzling, those friends were glad for my invitation for poolside drinks and dining. I... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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9 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

This is a very well appointed B&B. The bar and food are great and open from 7 AM till 4 AM. The staff have worked here for years and are very accommodating. The heated pool is very nice. You can partake in as much or as little as you would like. Made some great friends here.

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Imagine.... a place where everyone is gay.... where it’s easy to make friends.... where you can really be yourself.... where you can enjoy yourself 24 hours a day..... in a secure locked compound, safe from the outside world...... where a friendly and capable all-male staff are on hand to make sure you enjoy your vacation...... in a tropical paradise. Well that place is waiting for you. It’s called Island House in Key West. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Island House

Address: 1129 Fleming St, Key West, FL 33040-6997
Location: United States > Florida > Florida Keys > Key West
Price Range: $85 - $399 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 39
Also Known As:
Island House Hotel Key West
Island House Key West
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