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Hotel Description

4-star adults-only B&B near Duval Street

Oceanside stay

You'll be steps from Duval Street and within a 10-minute walk of Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum with a stay at this Key West Historic District B&B. Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum and Key West Butterfly and Nature Conservatory are also within half a mile (1 km).

Award-winning

This romantic bed & breakfast features 2 outdoor pools and 2 bars/lounges. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the business center and free WiFi in public areas. Enjoy a meal from the restaurant and free buffet breakfast each morning.

Free Internet, jetted tubs

The 21 individually decorated guestrooms offer free WiFi and free wired Internet, as well as comfy beds. Other amenities include furnished balconies or patios, jetted bathtubs, and flat-screen TVs with cable channels.

Garden

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$227* Per night/room Dec 12 - Dec 13

Cottage 2

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Cottage 1

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Eyebrow Cottage

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible, Courtyard View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Carriage House

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

The Gardens Hotel ratings based on 15 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.7 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 5.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 5.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 5.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 5.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for The Gardens Hotel

Everyone (12) Couples (1)
5 out of 5
Great location and an awesome hotel? Garden rooms are beautiful and the amenities are great. If you are coming to Key West, this is the place to stay!

Posted by on Jul 27, 2019

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5 out of 5

Posted by on Jun 2, 2019

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Jun 3, 2019 by Jim

Thank you Anonymous!

4 out of 5
It was a small private place. The breakfast was wonderful. We loved all the animals.

Posted by on May 6, 2019

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May 9, 2019 by Jim M

Looks like a 5 to me! Thank you for your review

5 out of 5
Awesome, one block from Duval Street the overall experience here was perfect. Breakfast every morning was delicious the staff friendly and accommodating. We stayed in cottage 4 it was as perfect as everything else. We can’t wait to go back. I would never even consider another hotel. The wine selection is out of this world so do yourself a favor and stay at this Key West treasure.

Posted by on Dec 26, 2018

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Dec 28, 2018 by Jim M

Thank you! Cottage 4 has a great deck overlooking the pool.

5 out of 5
Awesome hotel. Very clean, beautiful grounds! Staff was very accommodating. Great location a block from Duval.

Posted by on Dec 9, 2018

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Dec 10, 2018 by Jim

Thank you!

5 out of 5

Perfect Location

It’s a lush oasis right around the corner to Duval. It’s a perfect place for a couple. Quiet lots of amenities.

Posted by on Jul 1, 2018

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Jul 1, 2018 by Jim M

So happy to read you enjoyed the Hotel!

5 out of 5

Expected Pleasure

Didn't know what to expect but found a first class operation with a friendly and helpful staff. The grounds are well appointed and my wife especially liked to wander through the gardens after breakfast. Breakfast was varied and enjoyable every day. We would not hesitate to stay here again.

Posted by on Jan 29, 2017

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Feb 13, 2017 by Jim

We would love to have you back! thank you for your review!

5 out of 5

Nice hotel. Centrally located.

Pros: Location.
Cons: Parking is very limited.
Location: Great location. Everything was within walking distance.
We got in late at night and everything ran smoothly, as directed for late check in. The staff is very friendly. Wish we were staying longer than planned, but I will definitely return.location

Posted by , from miami, FL on Jul 25, 2016

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by Jim

Glad to hear all went perfect! We hope to see you again as well!

5 out of 5

What a wonderful surprise!

Pros: Such a comfortable room - great bed - every little luxurious option - LOVED the wine-tasting room, and the breakfast was excellent
Cons: PERFECT!
Location: walking distance to great dining -Blue Heaven (our all time favorite), SaraBeth's for a great breakfast, any bar or eating establishment on Duval
We did not know what to expect - found a hidden wonderland one block off of Duval Street! A/C was cold (needed in Key West in summer); staff was charming, and the room was over the top excellent; comfy bed, modern, well-lit bathroom, front porch with view of the garden - AND a wine tasting room that was such fun! We will go back soon - and tell all of our friends who plan to visit Key West

Posted by , from Vero Beach, Fl on Jun 25, 2016

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Jul 1, 2016 by Jim

Thank you!

5 out of 5

The PERFECT place to stay in Key West

Pros: The people!! The cleaning staff did a great job every day of ensuring our room was tidy and every other staff person was awesome!
Cons: Nothing, they hit the mark on everything!!
Location: BEST place to stay on all of Key West! 1 block from Duval and even the city bus route was close by too. PERFECT place to stay and not need a car!
Like every other reviewer has attested to, The Gardens Hotel did not disappoint! Our trip began with a warm welcome by Rhoda, Jim & Brandon that quickly followed with a refreshing glass of sparkly wine. What a way to start off our vacation! The property is quite lush and beautiful and has all the amenities you could ask for! AND location, location, location. 1 block from Duval yet still quiet enough that you feel as if you are on your own private island. The jazz band on Sunday was fantastic and breakfast each morning was yummy too! Anything we needed from reservations to special needs, the staff was readily available and very helpful. This was our first visit to Key West as we were celebrating our 22 year wedding anniversary and staying at The Gardens made it truly unforgettable. Looking forward to next time!

Posted by , from Lenexa, KS on Apr 21, 2016

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May 20, 2016 by Jim

I love no cons! Thank you so much!

Property Features

The Gardens Hotel offers its guests 2 outdoor swimming pools. There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include 2 bars/lounges and a poolside bar. Free breakfast is available daily. WiFi is free in public spaces. There's an onsite business center. A library, a terrace, and tour/ticket assistance are also featured at the business-friendly The Gardens Hotel. For a fee, parking is available. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 4-star Key West bed & breakfast.

  • 21 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • 5 buildings
  • 2 bars or lounges
  • Built in 1927
  • Buffet breakfast (free)
  • Dining venue
  • Bar by the pool
  • Towels for the beach
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Business facilities
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Library
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Smoking in designated areas

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: Key West, FL (EYW-Key West Intl.) (6.1 km / 3.8 mi)
  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

The Gardens Hotel offers 21 air-conditioned accommodations with laptop-compatible safes and complimentary bottled water. Rooms open to furnished balconies or patios. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Memory foam beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets and premium bedding. 32-inch flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels. Refrigerators and coffee/tea makers are provided. Bathrooms include bathtubs or showers with jetted bathtubs, bathrobes, designer toiletries, and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include hair dryers and irons/ironing boards. In-room massages and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Private balcony or patio (furnished)
  • Memory foam beds
  • Jetted tub
  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee maker
  • Egyptian cotton linens
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Massage in room (surcharge)
  • Hair dryer
  • Laptop safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Unique furnishings
  • Unique decor

Food & Drink

Guests are served free buffet breakfast daily from 8:30 AM to 10:30 AM.

Divine wine gallery - Overlooking the pool and garden, this wine bar specializes in American cuisine and serves light fare only.

Nearby Activities

2 outdoor swimming pools are on site.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Ecotours nearby
  • Bicycle rentals on site
  • Skydiving nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.

  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Assistive listening devices available

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 9:30 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 25

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM.
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Guests arriving late won't be able to check in until the next morning.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM.
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Guests arriving after hours will have to wait until the next morning to check in.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children younger than 16 are not allowed at this adults-only property. All guests 16 and older are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pets

  • Pets: USD 50.00 per pet, per night
  • Only dogs are allowed
  • Maximum 1 per room (weight limit: 44 lbs)
  • Certain rooms only, restrictions apply
  • You can request a pet-friendly room by reaching out to the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed. Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 25 years old. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 25 years old. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

  • Only service animals are allowed
  • Service animals exempt from fees/restrictions
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cribs (infant beds) available
  • No elevators
  • Minimum guest age is 16
  • Debit cards
  • Caters to adults only

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Self parking fee: USD 25 per night
  • Pet fee: USD 50.00 per pet, per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Gardens Hotel
  • Gardens Hotel Key West
  • Gardens Key West
  • The Gardens Hotel Key West
  • The Gardens Hotel Bed & breakfast
  • The Gardens Hotel Bed & breakfast Key West

You should know

  • This is an adults-only property and guests under 16 years old aren't allowed.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Pets are welcome in certain rooms only; other restrictions apply (please see the Fees section for related charges). To make arrangements for your pet, contact the property directly at the number on your booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

  • The Gardens Hotel is listed in the 2015 Condé Nast Traveler Top 100 List.
  • The property is a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts.
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