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“Beautiful and Relaxed.” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Alexander's Guesthouse

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Alexander's Guesthouse
Ranked #3 of 77 Key West B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Melbourne, Australia
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38 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Beautiful and Relaxed.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2012

We arrived at Alexander's after a long drive down through the keys in a soft top car (amazing) to an awaiting smile and friendly staff. We were then taken to our room by the spa which was breathe taking. The bed was huge, the deco spot on. We retired to our room for a bit (the heat was crazy that day) and then went poolside with al the other guests. The guests were great and we made some new friends whilst we were there. Overall there is not anything bad i could say about the place it was relaxing, fun and friendly.10/10.

Room Tip: Either rooms 14, 15, the Apartment (from memory) has 3 bedrooms, so you can share the expense.
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  • Stayed June 2012, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    5 of 5 bubbles
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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    5 of 5 bubbles
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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Melbourne, Australia
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88 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2012

We drove down to Key West through the Keys from Miami where we were staying, we found Alexanders on wotif.com on the net from Australia. We were a bit concerned with some of the other accommmodation descriptions of 'clothing optional' etc, so we were very happy with what we found at Key West.
Alexanders is a more laid back couples type environment, at least when we were there, and the room was really good. We booked the suite on the ground floor which looks out over pool and spa, decor really nice good space and very comfortable.
Even better later in the evening was free happy hour where we had a few wines with all the guests and met some new friends, including the managers who were very friendly, and even made dinner reservations for us at their favorite restaurant which was very kind.
We could only stay one night but walked around Key West which was good, had some Key Lime Pie which was even better and the drive down was great with the long bridges and views.

Thanks guys at Alexanders for your hospitality
mal

Room Tip: the ground floor king suite and the one above are very spacious and well set up
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  • Stayed June 2012, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Sydney, Australia
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21 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2012 via mobile

Alexander's guesthouse is just a perfect paradise in Old Town, a nice stroll to most places. The most amazing staff whom treat you as an old friend . Breakfast & Happy Hour are a must as you're one of the family... even if you're traveling solo!

Stayed June 2012, travelled solo
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Paradise Valley, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2012

My partner and I decided to return to Key West for a vacation after not having visited in over 7 years. The first part of our vacation would include a friend and the later part we would just the two of us. We first stayed at Sunset Key Cottages which was excellent, expensive but excellent. After our friend left Key West we moved to Alexander's Guest House. During our two previous visits to KW we had a great time staying at a gay Bed and Breakfast and wanted to have that experience once again. During recent years, the number of Bed and Breakfast establishments catering specifically towards gay and lesbian guests has significantly dwindled so finding the right one was important to us. We consulted with TripAdvisor prior to booking our vacation and all I can say is that we completely hit the target by staying at Alexander's Guesthouse.

Although many hotels and guest houses advertise as having outstanding, friendly customer service, I have never been to a place where it is so readily apparent that the staff not only enjoy their job but truly enjoy the company of their coworkers and truly enjoy the process of providing great customer satisfaction. Aimee, Jeff, Charlie, Laura and Anges are incredible. They made us feel welcome the moment we walked in and it never stopped. Quick with a recommendation for tours, restaurants and sightseeing from a locals prospective. The daily happy hour was an outstanding way to create a fun and friendly social gathering for the guests and allowed for guests to become friends. Many of us dined together on multiple occasions and took tours together, this simply isn't something that would happen at a "straight" guest house. During our week long stay there were several straight couples both from Europe and the US, all made to feel included and just as welcomed at the guest house as we were. The rooms were fairly priced, spacious and modern. We will certainly be repeat customers!!

Room Tip: Interior facing rooms seem to be the most quite. Room 10 is very unique with an outdoor shower and...
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  • Stayed May 2012, travelled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Paris, France
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10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2012

My partner and I have been going to Alexander's Guesthouse for nearly 5 years, and each visit is better the last. The rooms - each one unique - are elegantly decorated and offer all the amenities you'll need during your stay. Our favorite rooms (11, 12, and 13) are located on the ground level just steps from beautiful pool and jacuzzi. The friendly and professional staff is incredibly helpful and accommodating. Don't miss the daily happy hour by the pool, and light yet substantial breakfast each morning. The muffins are to die for! And the location is perfect. While quiet and tucked away, it's in walking distance of the many restaurants, bars, and the beach. We look forward to our next stay.

  • Stayed May 2012, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Additional Information about Alexander's Guesthouse

Property: Alexander's Guesthouse
Address: 1118 Fleming St, Gay and Lesbian Guesthouse, Key West, FL 33040-6910
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Region: United States > Florida > Florida Keys > Key West
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 77 B&Bs / Inns in Key West
Price range (per night): ₹ 7,854 - ₹ 18,000
Hotel Class:3 star — Alexander's Guesthouse 3*
Number of rooms: 17
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Alexander’s Gay and Lesbian Guesthouse is proudly gay –owned and operated. Our guests can enjoy complete freedom and a little peace of paradise. Located in the heart of Old Town, Key West’s famous Historic District, Complimentary expanded continental breakfast served poolside and complimentary evening cocktails. Two sundecks are also available for sunbathing. Each room is uniquely decorated in a contemporary style, in addition to the basic rooms, Alexander’s offers deluxe rooms, suites and even a full apartment. ... more   less 
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Alexander`s Guesthouse Hotel Key West

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