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Chelsea House Hotel in Key West

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#38 of 51 Hotels in Key West
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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Miami, Florida
Reviewed 12 April 2017

BAD EXPERIENCE: SMALLEST ROOM EVER STAYED, 1/2 Ceiling, 1/2 Doors, 1/2 Bathroom, $300 OVERPRICED!!!!! MISLEADING SALE... In addition, and the worst part of all, a 12' height climb on a 2' wide stair to get to the room, a VERY DIFFICULT TASK for anybody over 20 years old carrying luggage. I am appalled by this hotel selling these "Queen Size...

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HistoricKeyWestInns, Director of Sales at Chelsea House Hotel in Key West, responded to this review

We're sorry to hear you weren't satisfied with your experience at the Chelsea House Hotel. I would like the opportunity to point out a couple of things. #1- We have a variety of different types of rooms at the hotel, ranging from the smallest and aptly named "Economy Queen Rooms" that offer one of the lowest prices in all of...

Rathgar, Dublin
Reviewed 2 April 2017

This hotel is overpriced. The room we originally got was small and dark. Toilet and basic shower just off the room and a hand basin in the room itself. Nowhere to put toiletries. We upgraded and the second room was a lot better, and a lot more expensive. There is no bar in this hotel. There was iced water beside...

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HistoricKeyWestInns, Director of Sales at Chelsea House Hotel in Key West, responded to this review

The room rates at the Chelsea House Hotel are among the lowest in the island's historic district, but yes, Key West is not an inexpensive destination. There are so many bars within walking distance that we certainly don't need to add one on-site--instead, we keep it nice and peaceful here as a retreat from all of the action a couple...

Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Stayed here at the end of march 2017. It's a bit of a walk to the bars on duval but definitely worth it. Kate and Leanna at the front desk were the friendliest and most helpful people you could meet. They gave us great dinner recommendations and also saw it was my birthday (on my license) and went above and...

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Hershey, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed our time at the Chelsea House. The room was clean; outdoor veranda off of our room was my favorite part due to the sunshine and cool breezes. We had the least expensive room. It was pretty small but with the added outdoor space it was very comfortable. The double bed was perfectly comfortable. The safe in the room...

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Reviewed 25 March 2017

What an amazing find! The Chelsea House is a beautiful oasis only minutes away from all the action. It is a quiet spot where you can relax in between your adventures whatever that may include. We will definitely be going back and recommending this place to our friends. Thank you to all the staff incredibly kind and pleasant!!!

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Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

This hotel is old Key West, rooms are simply appointed, breakfast is no frills and although the price was higher than I expected for the month of March (high season) it was the most moderately priced option for our one night stay. Although it is away from the hustle and bustle of KW but an easy walk on a cool...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Chose this place due to its convenient location but still in a quiet part of town. Staff were wonderful my room was clean and served its purpose. Just a couple of things I was disappointed in was that my room had no window. The bathroom had a door out to a shared balcony on the ground floor (that was kinda...

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HistoricKeyWestInns, Director of Sales at Chelsea House Hotel in Key West, responded to this review

I believe you reserved our least expensive option, an Economy Queen Room, but it sounds like paying a little extra for a Superior Queen Room or a King Room like your friends did would have been a better fit for your preferences. We've tried several different types of bed linens over the years, and the ones that most folks like...

Buffalo, New York
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We recently stayed at the Chelsea House and found the experience to be excellent. The hotel was beautiful, the room was clean and spacious, and the pool and patio were wonderful. The location served our needs perfectly, as we were able to walk everyplace where we wanted to go. Most of all, the management and staff were outstanding. They help...

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Reviewed 11 March 2017

We stayed here March 6th for one night at a cost of $312. It was a late booking so I presume that we were given the worst room as it was not worth that money. Breakfast was outside so as it was raining we went to Denny's which was close by. On the plus side, it was clean and the...

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HistoricKeyWestInns, Director of Sales at Chelsea House Hotel in Key West, responded to this review

March is the peak of the High Season in Key West, so rates are at their highest and things tend to book up fairly quickly. Having said that, if your room wasn't to your liking, I wish you would have let us know, as we may have had something else to offer you. Each and every room at the hotel...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Great location! Short walk to Duval St & Southern most point. Room was clean & comfortable, staff is very helpful especially Leyanna & Katie! Continental breakfast available. We stayed in the downstairs cottage room #40 on Elizabeth St. & it was quiet. Parking available on property for a fee or you can park on the street..you don't need a car...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Historic architecture with updated, modern rooms and amenities are what you will enjoy at our Chelsea House Hotel located two blocks from Duval Street, making for a leisurely walk to Key West restaurants, nightlife, and attractions. Our stylish, boutique hotel has 48 guest rooms located within three former historic estate properties, two in the Victorian, Queen Anne architectural style; the Peter H. Hanlon house, built in 1905, and the George L. Lowe house erected in 1891. They stand on an acre of tropical gardens which includes a large, heated pool and many comfortable lounging areas. A third former estate property, the Maloney House, was built in 1884. Whether you seek sun, solitude, or a gathering spot for friends, Chelsea House Hotel offers a perfect spot for your next Key West vacation. Continental breakfast is included with all guest stays. Guest parking is available on-site. Historic architecture & modern rooms. Free continental breakfast. Free internet. Upscale eco-friendly bathroom amenities. Large pool. Boutique hotel. Walk to Duval Street and the waterfront. Located in the heart of Old Town, Key West. Charming and romantic, where modern style & comfort meets relaxed Key West vibe at the Chelsea House Hotel. Self parking onsite for 10 USD/day. ... more   less 

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Address: 709 Truman Ave, Key West, FL 33040-6423
Region: United States > Florida > Florida Keys > Key West
Price Range: £143 - £244 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Chelsea House Hotel in Key West 2.5*
Number of rooms: 48
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Chelsea House Pool & Gardens Hotel Key West
Chelsea House Pool And Gardens
Chelsea House Hotel In Key West Florida
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“Rooms around corner on Elizabeth seemed quieter.”
imajoefan, 7 May 2017 | Read review
“Check the room first: This hotel is misleading and overcharges the costumers.”
LFB2004, 12 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Outside cabins with verandas and you have to walk around to front to Reception.”
Tillydog7, 2 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We were with friends and had rooms 24 & 25 which gave us a beautiful private patio with table and chairs and also some loungers.”
R9450TGcarolh, 25 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Room 22 was disappointing”
juliebM9908QV, 11 Mar 2017 | Read review
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