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Key West Youth Hostel & Seashell Motel

718 South St, Key West, FL 33040-4770
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  • Key West Butterfly and Nature Conservatory
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  • 1 star hotel
  • Free Parking
Reviewed 21 May 2016
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It offers the best/cheapest rate in Key West, not the best... more
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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

It offers the best/cheapest rate in Key West, not the best accommodations. The two do not go together. I went with my mum for 1 night stay and is was perfect. Did not want to spend that much in a room for just 1 night, and would not even use the room except to sleep. We stayed in a double...

1Thank tmchf
Reviewed 17 May 2016

The location of the hostel / motel is nice, all the way at the end of duval street the place to be in the weekend and at night. Its a hostel and motel so that means they have separate rooms with a private bathroom instead of only a big dormitory where u have to share your room with 10 others...

Thank Mike D
Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

I've stayed in many hostels and I have experienced some pretty bad ones, but this one belongs to the worst. Stayed in a private room for one night only with my family as they were visiting from Germany. I know lodging in Key West is expensive, especially during Spring, but this hostel/motel is very pricy for what you get in...

Thank Veronika B
Houston, Texas
Reviewed 14 May 2016

Stayed here for a week in one of the motel rooms. Courtyard is peaceful and the place is very basic but a good deal for the location and price. No alcohol allowed on the property and cameras are everywhere. Always someone in the front office if you have problems. I saw quite a few older adults and couples here as...

Thank AlisonC1978
United States
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...

Thank Sofia M
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

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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: ₹ 4,436 - ₹ 16,857 (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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“very quiet location just a mile from downtown Duval Street I stayed there several times and is highly recommended”
 of 5 bubbles Cptn-JKK, 9 Dec 2016 | Read review
“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
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