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Curry Mansion

511 Caroline St, Key West, FL 33040-6604
+1 305-294-5349
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A beautiful mansion and, maybe, haunted, as well

The Curry Mansion which is located at 511 Caroline St. is between Duval St. and Ann St., so the... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2017
Chicago, Illinois
Beautifulhome of that time period

cheap entrance few and good advertisement to recruit future guests. Enjoyed looking at all the... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2017
Saint Augustine Beach, Florida
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The house was named for William Curry, a penniless Bahamian immigrant who made his fortune reputedly as a salvager -those scurrilous fellows who preyed on shipwrecked travelers in Florida's pirate-infested waters.- Curry attained status as Key West's first millionaire and began building the Mansion in 1869. The architectural details are common to wreckers, incorporating elements of many ports-of-call: the widow's walk of New England, the ornate trellises and balustrades of New Orleans and the columns and colonnades of the Deep South. Curry's son Milton completed the Mansion in 1899, furnishing it with the 18th-century antiques and Victorian pieces gracing the parlor today. The imposing entry is paneled in bird's-eye maple, handwrought spindles and Tiffany glass sliding doors. A formal dining room is staged with Haviland china and faux replicas of the Curry family's original solid-gold Tiffany flatware. An 1853 Chickering piano, reputedly most recently of Henry James's Newport home, sits in the music room. Key Lime Pie was first created in the Curry Mansion kitchen by Aunt Sally. Today the home of innkeeper, Edith Amsterdam, the Mansion is also an intriguing museum listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Curry Mansion Inn...where the elegance of Key West's past is equaled only by the elegance of it's present.
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511 Caroline St, Key West, FL 33040-6604
+1 305-294-5349
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Reviewed 25 July 2017

The Curry Mansion which is located at 511 Caroline St. is between Duval St. and Ann St., so the party atmosphere of Duval St. is very close. The mansion was built by William Curry who was a salvager of shipwrecks & was reportedly the first...More

Thank Allen21096
Reviewed 25 July 2017

cheap entrance few and good advertisement to recruit future guests. Enjoyed looking at all the historical displays.

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Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Heard about Curry Mansion from a stranger in Bonita Springs restaurant and made a note of it for our next trip to Key West. It was absolutely amazing! Clean and historical building, friendly staff, awesome accommodations and free full bar happy hour with appetizers plus...More

Thank beachylady10
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

We stopped to take photos as it looked amazing Spotted a sign saying tours available so enquired What a fantastic place to be able to stay in The main house is from the 1860s and full of antiquities The tour was self guided and we...More

Thank Wayne2149
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Outstanding as always. We have been coming here for many years and it feels like arriving home in Key West. Rooms are great. Staff is wonderful and amenities like Cooked to order breakfast and happy hour creates a community environment where guests get to mingle...More

Thank Arthur G
Reviewed 1 May 2017

A lovely historic Inn with an extremely welcoming owner and staff. The original dining room is set for formal dinner service and so charming.. Lovely porches to unwind, a pool for relaxation... We stayed across the street in a King Room with a balcony which...More

Thank beachwalkerfun
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Lots of nostalgia here. One of the attractions you should visit while in Key West. Many rooms to explore, lots of parking

Thank macjudie
Reviewed 24 February 2017

If your looking for a great location then look no further. You are steps from Duval and most all other outstanding attractions. The B&B is gorgeous and very unique. The porch on the mansion as well as the house across the street were my favorite...More

Thank WhiskeyGrl
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Gorgeous place, rooms spacious, clean and can walk to Duval. Loved the huge porches and sat outside frequently. The beds however need to have new mattresses they were extremely uncomfortable. The canopy over the bed was patched and in rough condition needed to be replaced....More

Thank Kymmie08
Reviewed 29 January 2017

This is a unique B&B. Stay inside the mansion where you will feel like time stopped. Happy Hour & snacks included with a very talented singer, yummy breakfast, free parking a block away from Duval St, what more could you ask for! The owner was...More

Thank Ralphie T
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