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Olivia by Duval

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place was amazing! Adorable house converted into 3 different rooms which I had booked all 3 for my bacherloette. Basically private pool and all the rooms had their own character and were pretty spacious. Close to everything and the front desk women were the cutest things ever. I loved everything about this place and can't wait to book again!!

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Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Location was great but the room looked nothing like the picture. The water pressure in the shower was next to nothing. I get more wet walking to my car in the rain. Next time I'll try another hotel in the same general area.

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Wapakoneta, Ohio
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Not at all satisfied. It is run down and filthy. The room I stayed in looked nothing like the pictures on the website. There was mold on the ceiling, hair and mold in the shower, exposed ceiling fan wires and I don't think the bathroom has been cleaned in quite some time.

3Thank kellifisher78
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Pictures are very deceiving, for what I thought I booked. I thought they had made an error so I went to check with them and they told me no that is what I had booked I was quite upset as I could not upgrade to another room that was the only room they had available. Needless to say we started...

1Thank Rosy F
Wicker G, General Manager at Olivia by Duval, responded to this review

We do appreciate your business and understand your complaints with the water being shut off. These were necessary emergency repairs and could not be avoided. The plumber start after noon to minimize impact and regretabley the repair took longer than expected. As for the room size, all our rooms are different and we expressly state these are "petite queen rooms"...

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Upon checkin I was unable to use the bathroom because it was broken. Things started to go downhill from there. The entire room has a significant mildew problem and has not been cleaned properly in quite some time. The comforter in the bed is stained and I found a few stray hairs on the sheets. As you can see from...

Thank Zach T
Wicker G, General Manager at Olivia by Duval, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you bringing to our attention your concerns. I have shared your photos with our housekeeping department and of course agree that stray hairs and mildew are unacceptable. You are also correct that the A/C should be left on and that is our instruction to our staff to leave it running at 74 degrees. I will have our maintenance...

Key largo, United States
Reviewed 14 December 2016

My room was the Star fish.French door .Pool,beach towels,kitchen the works and free parking.Awsome location by Duval .The service was excellent.Bed comfey. I loved the area,resturants are right there.Coffee pot.Any thing you can think of and a great price!

Thank Karin K
New Jersey
Reviewed 5 December 2016

Since 2009 we have now stayed at Olivia by Duval 23 times and would not stay anywhere else. I love the location, private pool and employees that work here. Andrea is by far the best to work with, WE LOVE HER! We stayed from November 3rd until November 8th and were in the Poolhouse. Cant wait to come back in...

Thank dazz34
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 December 2016

if you book in advance, be careful about what room s you are getting. We booked and paid in advance at the Keys visitor centre, on the way down the keys. We had seen lovely rooms on the website prior to booking. On arrival we were given what we could only describe as student accommodation. On the demand of our...

Thank chippypete
Reviewed 5 November 2016

We were supposed to stay at the Wicker Guesthouse but ended up at Olivia by Duval. That worked out perfectly! We were greeted by the friendly faces on Andrea and Pat who congratulated us on our anniversary and hooked us up with drink coupons and suggestions on where to eat. We went to Key West for our honeymoon and this...

1Thank Heather O
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Inexpensive for Key West; plus located a few steps from Duval Street which is where "everything happens" at Key West. Perfect location Uptown by Duval and Olivia Streets. Special for me is that it is directly across the street from Croissants de France -- the best croissants on Key West per my Vegetarian friends -- and for "Vegan me" that...

Thank Lite T
Wicker G, General Manager at Olivia by Duval, responded to this review

Thank you for the very positive review, however I will mention this is not an adult only guesthouse. We are family friendly and not clothing optional. We purchased the guesthouse 2+ years ago and changed the policy at that time. Although we do see mostly adults, oru policies are family friendly. Hope to see you again soon,

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Key West Hospitality Inns is a family of Key West accommodations. Family-owned and operated since 2006, our properties suit a wide range of guests and families.Our four properties are meticulously maintained and located in the heart of historic Old Town Key West. Ideally located, our accommodations are within walking distance of countless restaurants, shops, art galleries, beaches, Mallory Square and mile-long Duval Street.Within our family of accommodations, we have four unique and distinct properties. Whether you are seeking a quiet, romantic, secluded stay, or vacation rentals for a family retreat, we have you covered. Our properties include a tropical bed and breakfast on Duval Street, a cozy inn near the beach and Southernmost Point, a historic “Conch” house, and quaint vacation cottages and studio apartments. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Olivia by Duval

Address: 511 Olivia Street, Key West, FL 33040
Region: United States > Florida > Florida Keys > Key West
Price Range: $67 - $336 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
Also Known As:
Olivia By Duval Hotel Key West
Olivia By Duval Key West, Florida
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“ask for rooms with two double beds”
chippypete, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“closer to Duval Street the better!”
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