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Island House

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2012

I read all of the reviews of the property and most were spot on. First, the good. Friendly and easy check in. The front desk guys were ALWAYS very nice and helpful when I needed anything at all. Also, the property was very nice and clean. The guys at the bar were pretty much all friendly. One looked like he... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2012

Resort looks lovely and cozy. Atmosphere throughout the entire place is extremely friendly and laid back thanks to the hospitable staff on the one side and thanks to the decent guests such place obviously attracts on the other. My room was very small. Wonderful bed, way too many cushions though. Room definitely needs better cleaning. Pests in the carpet –... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2012

This March I had my second stay at this property and my last in a room. This property needs to undertake a thorough cleaning of the rooms and some common areas. I noticed some glowing reports on other sites, many with mentions of the free happy hour. That amenity makes up a portion of the room rate and is not... More 

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Amsterdam
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2012

Island House is the best gay holiday resort anywhere. We have been twice (and will go again) and it is well worth the long flight to get there. Apart from the luxury rooms, wonderful pool area, daily poolside happy hour and the tasty restaurant the staff and the guests all combine to make your holiday experience very special.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2012

We have just returned home from our trip across the pond once again to the Island House in Key West which is an easy 13 hour journey from Manchester in England, We flew Virgin Atlantic to Orlando then Airtran from Orlando to Key West which is a 1 hour flight this is the best way to get to Key West... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2012

Overall, this is a very pleasant and fun place to hang out. Sunday afternoons are particularly busy and sometimes late night, too. The entire resort is beautifully landscaped and kept spotless. Generally, the staff is cordial. We might have rated 5 stars if it weren't for the rather high room rates. We got a 12-day pass for $150 that you... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2012

my partner and I traveled to Key West and stayed in the Island house. We felt very welcome at the resort. The rooms are very comfortable and clean. The pool and restaurant are stunning, Happy hour is well worth a visit or two. The only thing I can say that was disappointing was the age of the average guest. I... More 

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IslandHouseKeyWest, Guest Relations Manager at Island House, responded to this review

Thank you for your objective review of our Resort. It is unfortunate that during your stay our in-house residents did not blend with your age category. However, it should be pointed out that at any given date, the crowd can range from young to old and cannot be predicted. There are many events during the year that cater to different... More 

Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2012

My partner and I have visited Key West many times over the last five years. We had done college spring break passes a few times and finally in November of 2011 decided to actually stay at the property. I am very reserved and conservative while my partner is a lot more open. However, the entire stay was amazing! The facility... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2012

We were staying at a nearby resort and did day passes at Island House. Totally worth it! The pool area is beautiful and was full of handsome and friendly men. The staff of Island House made the visit there even better - everyone was warm and helpful. We'll definitely be back.

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New York City
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2012

We chose the Island House because it was specifically a gay resort. Overall, the property, rooms and service are very good. The following are some observations: • The grounds and rooms are clean and very well-maintained. • The staff is well-trained and helpful. • The “happy hour” with complimentary drinks is an excellent plus. • Having coffee freely available around... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Spa
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • 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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