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“Great location, clean and quiet.”
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El Patio Motel
Ranked #58 of 77 Key West B&B and Inns
Reviewed December 28, 2013

This art deco motel is clean and quiet with a small pool and a sun terrace. The main feature is the location, easy to drive to and park outside, yet just a couple of blocks from Duval St where all the fun is. It is also close to two Key West beaches. Five minutes walk to South Beach for a superb breakfast.

  • Stayed: November 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed December 28, 2013

The desk person, Sarah was friendly & helpful. The grounds were clean & it was comfortable sitting outside. An old motel & the rooms are in need of some upgrades.The tiled room floor was fairly clean, but old & stained. The beds were hard (more like a box spring than a mattress, but after a long day in KW one could sleep just about anywhere). Limited water pressure in the shower. Wi-Fi not accessible inside the room. Decent location in good neighborhood.

  • Stayed: December 2013, traveled with family
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Reviewed December 19, 2013

clean, helpful staff, close to duval, rent a bike, go to local minimart, stockup on beer, save a ton, party at night, recuperate at schoners on the water with the breakfast club in a bloody mary fashion, repeat.......

  • Stayed: November 2013, traveled with family
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1  Thank luis d
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Reviewed December 18, 2013

I booked this motel after reading previous travellers' reviews and I was not disappointed. It's easy to find along Washington Avenue and is within walking distance of the beaches, museums and all the major attractions of Key West. There is a lovely pool and patio if you don't want to go to the beach. The ice machine was great. The staff were very friendly and helpful - they let me leave two bags on my departure day until I needed to leave, and they gave me instructions for finding a cybercafe. The whole place was immaculately clean. I stayed for 2 nights but would happily go back for longer. The rooms are a bit old-fashioned but very comfortable, with a modern TV, fridge and air-conditioning.

The only thing that stops me from giving it 5 stars was an incident on my departure day, which was probably a one-off. I knew I had to check out at 11. I went into town to an internet cafe around 9.30 and returned at 10.45. I'd left my bags in the room and it must have been obvious that the room was still occupied. When I got back, I found that the cleaner had removed a half bottle of Coke and a full bottle of mineral water that I'd left in the fridge, and poured them away - I found the empty bottles in a trash bag outside. What was worse was that my beach towel was missing. I reported this to reception and at first they refused to believe me. After giving a description of the towel, they went to look for it and found it, apparently in the motel's laundry pile. How a very distinct brightly coloured towel got mixed up with their plain white towels I do not know,,,

Room Tip: I don't think there is much difference between one room and another. I was in Room 9 and that wa...
  • Stayed: December 2013, traveled solo
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Reviewed December 16, 2013

Location! Had a GREAT stay! Easy Walk to Duval St. and Higgs Beach. Friendly & welcoming staff. The roof top patio is AWESOME. Free parking. The property is older and dated ... or just charming ... but most important ... SPOTLESSLY clean. Stay here for a weekend for less than one night in a plain brand name hotel room. Room had a fridge, but no coffeemaker. Will bring my own next time. A Key West Treasure.

  • Stayed: December 2013, traveled solo
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Reviewed December 12, 2013

We have stayed all over Key West before finally finding this hidden gem. It is only 4 blocks off the quiet end of Duval St and better yet, 1 block from Higgs Beach, the best beach on Key West. The rooms are small but clean and the staff are very accomodating. It has a reat pool, pool area and a rooftop sun deck.

  • Stayed: October 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed December 11, 2013 via mobile

Had a great stay for 6 nights over Thanks Giving.

Quiet, clean and good facilities including the roof terrace which was ace - spent lots of time up there soaking up the sun, almost felt like our own private space!!

George and Sarah were very friendly and professional. They made us feel very welcome.

Room was spacious, lots of mod cons and very clean.

Location is 5 mins walk from the top of Duval St, so close enough to walk, but not too close to hear traffic noise!

I would have no hesitation in recommending El Patio to any visitors in Key West.

Stayed: December 2013, traveled with friends
Thank Frankmac99
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Additional Information about El Patio Motel

Address: 800 Washington St, Key West, FL 33040-4799
Location: United States > Florida > Florida Keys > Key West
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #58 of 77 B&Bs / Inns in Key West
Price Range: $130 - $297 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — El Patio Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 30
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