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Key West Youth Hostel & Seashell Motel

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Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 July 2013

I have traveled the world, and trust me... I have stayed in a better hostels in Bolivia or Cambodia. This place is dirty and full of cockroaches. Toilet was so disgusting that I was afraid to use it. Unsafe door lockers and "strange characters" are walking around. I did not read reviews before booking my (thank God!) 1-night stay over...

5Thank Simple_Advisor
Stuart, f
Reviewed 23 June 2013

The cockroach in the bathroom was the big, fat cherry on top of the wet floor caused by the leaking drain. The a/c didn't cool th room. The maintenance man "fixed" it with Scotch Magic tape! The bed had no pad between the mattress and sheet. The cigarette smoke from the patio came in through the ill-fitting door. The woman...

3Thank Kyle C
Olmedo, Italy
Reviewed 22 May 2013 via mobile

When I went yo key west there were not many places available with my budget. Stayed here, but did not feel very safe. The room was not clean at all!!! The sink in the toilet would get continuously stuck.. And the bed was too old and mattress not very comfortable..

2Thank Claudia C
Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 2 May 2013

We did not stay at this hostel because the lady who works there was very rude to us, she even closed the door in our face! they have a sign saying they are open 24 hours and when we got there it was 5 min after 9 pm, we were looking for a place to stay only for one night,...

4Thank Rana W
Orangevale, California, United States
Reviewed 19 April 2013

The worst hotel I have ever stayed in. Moldy shower. Worn out plastic wrapped mattress. The bed was like sleeping in a hammock. We had the pick of two rooms. Picked the one where the bathroom did not smell like urine. Pick this hotel as the very last resort. Staff was nice and knows the area, but walls closets and...

4Thank Martin C
Cheyenne, Wyoming
Reviewed 13 April 2013

Friend didn't have an account and so I am writing for them. The room was horrible especially for $150 a night. We got to look at their room and they resembled nothing as the pics do. When they got back the night they checked in after hitting up Key West's attractions, there were ants on the walls and ceiling and...

3Thank stayfrosty87
Gloucester City, New Jersey
Reviewed 4 April 2013

I stayed here with my family (5 adults--two parents and three grown children) for 3 nights, and it was not pleasant. I'll start off with positives--there is a full kitchen in the courtyard that was a nice place to make meals, and it was fairly clean. The courtyard also had tables/benches to eat and hang out. Also, the location is...

2Thank Lauren S
Budapest, Hungary
Reviewed 21 March 2013

Quiet possible the worst hostel I've ever been at. The rooms are not good at all, uncomfortable beds and poor illumination. The lookers might be like 10 decades old and don't work at all. The patio is a good area though (when homeless people are not there hanging around). The staff is pretty useless, they check you in, they check...

3Thank andrebrazil15
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 12 March 2013

I have stayed in many hostels before and the location of this one was fantastic. It was close to the beach and Duvall street. I thought it was very clean, spacious and i was pleasantly surprised as initially the people and place looked sketchy. We payed for a large bed (motel style) and the only negative was the price but...

2Thank Justyna21
Reviewed 6 March 2013

We stayed at the Seashell the last week in February for 4 nights! This is the most reasonably motel we were able to find in Key West. The place was safe and unbelievably convenient to the beach, and also to Duval Street! The staff was friendly, accessible, and helpful with directions, restaurant suggestions, and area points of interest! The facility...

2Thank Johnmdeland

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff

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: £95 - £241 (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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“If in the hostel dorm room, choose an upper bunk far from both the central light and entrance for max privacy and sleeping conditions.”
 of 5 bubbles 239JackM, 27 Feb 2017 | Read review
“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
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