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Reviewed 8 May 2016

I don't know why they charge so much. They are just one block away from Duval street but they are charging alot. If you are thinking of partying all night, you can stay here as you don't have to drive. But if you have driver, you will get way better hotel just 10 min away. Overall hotel is nice.

1Thank ssubedi_sammy
Marathon, Florida
Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

This was by far the worst hostel I have ever attempted to stay at. I have stayed at hostels all over Europe that were in better shape, had better service, and were cheaper. We booked to female beds and upon arrival found out we were in two separate rooms. The point of booking together was to be in the same...

1Thank Beth P
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Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

Was a great location, two'ish blocks from Duval Street. The staff personnel were friendly and helpful, water pressure/hot water was disappointing. Water for sink barely ran and the hot water for shower was spotty at best...older style room, if your young and coming to party...which this city is great to party in....it will work fine...maybe other rooms have better water...

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 4 May 2016

We booked a last minute private double room over the phone on our way to Key West. There are really not other budget lodging options in Key West, I think this is the only one, and still in my opinion it is pretty expensive but for Key West prices is "cheap". You can find a better deal for this motel...

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Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

I recently stayed at the Seashell Motel for three nights. I arrived 5/27/16 and departed 5/30/16. I was a little hesitant because of the reviews I had read. I called voicing my concerns and was guaranteed my money back if I didn't want to stay. I have traveled for business and pleasure all over for 25 yrs staying in many...

1Thank R B
Bogota, Colombia
Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

This hostal is the only option for budget travelers in Key West, so in spite of the bad reviews, it is the only way to not pay + U$100 per night. It is located well within the historic district which means you can walk everywhere, yet it has plenty of street parking available. The staff is nice but it is...

1Thank EcoReviewer
Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

Hi We made a reservation 10 days before our planned stay and our reservation and made our booking through hotel.com telephonically, later that day it was cancelled and money was taken off our account for this. When we called hotel.com to find out the problem they told us to call the hotel. We did! They said that the amount was...

Thank Kevin V
Reviewed 10 April 2016

We thought we were getting a tiny, no frills,rundown place, but we were wrong. The room was like a small apartment, room 12 to be exact. It was spacious and private. The motel is in perfect distance from everything. (We recommend El Siboney and Louie's Backyard). The place was very clean. The staff couldn't have been friendlier or more accommodating....

1Thank KERRY K
Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

Very nice staff. We were looking for a regular hostel with 2 sets of bunk beds for a group of 4 friends and they got us a huge bedroom with kitchen, 2 baths and a dining room for the same price. Obviously, as any hostel, it wasn't luxurious - but it was a great area, good location and very nice...

1Thank Paula C
Independence, Missouri
Reviewed 22 March 2016 via mobile

Jim at front desk most helpful... if you want to stay in Key West for a very low amount of money this is the way to go is the hostel that's about all I can say that's good about it 8 people cramped room of one bathroom and not being able to flush toilet paper down the toilet is disgusting...

Thank lk2mvit

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Additional Information about Key West Youth Hostel & Seashell Motel

Address: 718 South St, Key West, FL 33040-4770
Region: United States > Florida > Florida Keys > Key West
Price Range: $141 - $429 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Key West Youth Hostel & Seashell Motel 1.5*
Number of rooms: 14
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“rooms in the back (where laundry room is) are quiet enough.”
 of 5 bubbles , 8 Aug 2016 | Read review
“As far as I am concerned, its all good..never had a problem.”
 of 5 bubbles Andree1974, 2 Aug 2016 | Read review
“south side as the north side you get the noise from the street”
 of 5 bubbles 635danielat, 3 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Take a private room for the comfort it really doesnt matter where u stay all the rooms are noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles mikedK5011UX, 17 May 2016 | Read review
“Private double rooms are good”
 of 5 bubbles Sogui, 4 May 2016 | Read review
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