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Ormond Beach, Florida
1 review
Reviewed 2 April 2015

We were greeted with a smile and welcomed as family.. Demetree was a fantastic host at this Hostel. He made sure we had everything we needed in a tmely manner. Rental bikes were on premise so no chasing around. The courtyard was lovely. Plenty of space to lounge in the sun or shade. The kitchen was fully equiped for whatever... More 

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Deerfield Beach, Florida
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Reviewed 27 March 2015

The room was acceptable, but everything else was horrible. The towels was full of hair...disgusting. I saw 3 insects inside the room and restrooms...Luckily, we left really early the morning after. The patio is a little scary... Don't go there...keep out.

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1 Thank sbmaia
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Reviewed 23 March 2015

If you are looking for low budget, easy check in and clean, this is your place. I hope you are alone, if you are staying in the hostel, because males are not allowed in the female dorm! I liked that it had a fridge too. I did not hang out at all at the hostel, it was a place to... More 

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1 Thank Heather J
St. Petersburg, Florida
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 15 March 2015 via mobile

I don't understand how this place has so many negative reviews, it was perfect for our group of friends. It was also the only place that we could find that would let us book being younger than like 28 years old. It was reasonably priced, not to mention way cheaper than others in Key West. We had 9 friends all... More 

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Rome, Italy
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Reviewed 28 February 2015

The hostel and hotel have a New manager now and the place is a really nice place to stay in key west. The dorms are fine, toilet is clean and hot shower working perfectly. There is a nice patio where you can sit and an outdoor kitchen to cook your meals. They rent by idle. Staff is friendly and there... More 

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Atlantic City, New Jersey
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Reviewed 3 February 2015

Just a bike ride away from duval and the famous higgs beach my experience here was that It was clean and decent. It's just not a hostel and does not have that hostel vibe. At first glance it seems to be in a bad location, but I found it was actually really easy to bike everywhere I wanted to go... More 

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Reviewed 27 January 2015 via mobile

I don't usually write reviews but this "hostel" was so bad i have to in order to stop others making the same mistake. The staff are unfriendly and unhelpful, the dorms are dirty and small, and you have to share one toilet with 10 people. The "shower" cannot even be classified as a shower, the water comes out slowly like... More 

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3 Thank Hannah P
Washington, DC
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Reviewed 16 January 2015 via mobile

The Monroe County health authorities would surely not approve of the 'do not flush paper' rule posted on the wall in the bathroom of the men's bunkroom I was in. Because the toilet clogs, they want you to put your used toilet paper in a covered waste container! Egad! An outhouse might be more sanitary! This is my third year... More 

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1 review
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Reviewed 5 January 2015

Never stay here! It's beyond horrible and so dirty, it's absolutely disgusting. This place needs to be fumigated. Roaches everywhere. I cannot say enough bad things about this motel. The ac is so loud kept me up all night and the floors were never cleaned. Never again!

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Reviewed 4 January 2015

Worst hostel ever. The air condition is too loud to sleep. I sleep with my ear plug and weak up 5 times a night. It don't have enought outlets 10 people share 2 outlets! I have to leave my phone uncharge. And it didn't return my deposit money because of leaving the hotel early in the morning! The service is... More 

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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: $146 - $415 (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.”
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“Private double rooms are good”
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