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Baltimore MD
Reviewed March 24, 2011

My wife and I stayed here for 2 days as part of our honeymoon. Landon checked us in and provided great recommendations for dinner and took care of our reservation on the Dry Tortugas ferry which we planned on for the next day. The place is small and a little dated but more than adequate for our needs; the room...

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Shawnee, Kansas
Reviewed March 8, 2011

Let me first start by saying that Authors is a little off the beaten track. Its a 15-20 minute walk to Duval street, which wasn't a problem for me, but might be for some. The plus side is that when you're ready to go back to your room for some quiet time, you can actually do that. If you stay...

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Vagabond99, Manager at Authors Key West Guesthouse, responded to this review

I believe that someone brought that air conditioner to our attention at the front desk (which I encourage anyone who has an issue to PLEASE do). It was on it's way to the great AC graveyard in the sky, so it was immediately replaced.

Middlesex, New York
Reviewed March 5, 2011

Author's guesthouse is a great place to stay and reasonable for the area. While I do not remember exactly how many rooms they have, it is just the right amount. Our room was one right near the pool. Surprisingly it was quiet, even after pool hours and being right next to the office. There is a little nook off to...

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed February 23, 2011

a very nice place. we were greeted by a very helpful woman named barbie( i think). she was very pleasant and gave us tons of advice for local places and coupons to use. we stayed in the hellman(?) room which is right next to the pool. the room was nice, although next time i think we'll stay in the truman...

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New Orleans
Reviewed February 9, 2011

It was so unfortunate because the people were absolutely as nice as they could be. They were so helpful as to what to see and where to eat and gave me wonderful recommendations. However, when I got into my room that night after everyone had left, it smelled like some one's dog a marked his territory in the room. The...

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Vagabond99, Manager at Authors Key West Guesthouse, responded to this review

I'm glad that my staff was helpful. I have tried to locate what room you were talking about. We do not accept pets so there are no "dogs marking their territory" in our rooms and there haven't been any complaints about smells. If you encounter something like this, please alert my front desk staff. If it is after hours there...

Northfield, New Jersey
Reviewed February 3, 2011

This was our first time in Key West and certainly not our last! You could not ask for a nicer staff at Authors. Very welcoming and helpful. Sandy told us all the hot spots that the locals eat at and I have to say we did not have one bad meal. If you are looking for a fancy place this...

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South Carolina
Reviewed January 29, 2011

My husband and I just spent 3 days at the Author's Guesthouse and left wishing we could stay longer. The Guesthouse itself is situated just off of Old Town, but still within walking district of most of Key West. Perfect location! No traffic noise, no fighting for a parking spot, just a quiet little street with plenty of shade and...

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Eugene, Oregon
Reviewed January 12, 2011

I paid 140 for 1 night. My friend and I were disappointed when we got there. The room was small, the shutter was kinda broken, and hot water was not steady when we took shower. The breakfast was.....,and the location is not really good. Btw, the Internet was not working...

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Vagabond99, Manager at Authors Key West Guesthouse, responded to this review

I am sorry that you didn't enjoy your stay at Authors. I do believe that my prices are very reasonable compared to most guest houses on the island. My location is on White street, a 15 minute "dragging your feet not spilling your margarita" walk from the heart of Duval Street or the Seaport Area. We will be looking into...

Portland, Maine
Reviewed January 12, 2011

This was our first time in Key West, and as silly as it sounds, Authors Guesthouse was one of the highlights. The staff are downright friendly, without being pushy towards any attractions/restaurants/commisions, and you really feel geniunely cared for. Landon checked us in, gave us the full long-and-short of key west, and gave us a couple great recommendations. He was...

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Reviewed January 12, 2011

My husband and I were 100% delighted with our 4-night stay at Authors guest house. We were welcomed warmly upon arrival, given a quick, valuable insider low-down of where to eat, drink and wander, and shown to our neat, clean room with sunny deck. The place is funky, each room unique, and the small heated swimming pool was perfect in...

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Amenities

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  • Breakfast included
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Authors Key West Guesthouse

Address: 725 White St, Key West, FL 33040-7166
Location: United States > Florida > Florida Keys > Key West
Price Range: $156 - $303 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Authors Key West Guesthouse 3*
Number of rooms: 13
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“Rooms on the second floor included nice common deck space for sitting, relaxing.No elevator so be ready to do stairs with your belongings.”
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“The property is gated making all rooms safe.”
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“Truman room offers a balcony”
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“Truman & Wilder on this occasion were most acceptable”
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