Key West Bed and Breakfast

Key West is famous for a lot of things: best sunsets, great scuba diving, the Duval Crawl, Conch style architecture, and a general all around fun place to be. But of all the characteristics Key West is known for, perhaps the one you’ll find most appealing day after day is your Key West Bed and Breakfast. We call them “guest houses” here, but whatever you call them, they’re world class when it comes to hospitality, style and charm.

Escaping to your favorite Key West Bed and Breakfast enjoying a personal experience from the moment you check in. Most of the Key West Bed and Breakfasts are privately run by owners who put every ounce of their energy and every last minute of their time into creating the best possible experience for their guests. Not only do you enjoy wonderful service, you also retreat each night to an exquisitely decorated room or suite, stocked with fine linens, plush towels, and all the amenities you would expect of a small guest house on a tropical island.

That means poolside cocktails each night- on the house! And poolside breakfast if you choose. Choose a Key West Bed and Breakfast with a garden courtyard and pool for a lush tropical retreat at the end of each day. It’s not hard to find this- so many guest houses have these features. Some guest houses occupy an entire block or part of a block in Old Town, with conch-style buildings set in a square around a central garden and pool. They might also offer social mixers or cocktail hour each night, to encourage a friendly atmosphere if you want to make new friends. If not, then a thoroughly private experience is as simple as skipping the cocktail hour at the pool, and having your breakfast in your room!

Each Key West Bed and Breakfast has its own charm and style, and there’s one that perfect for you and your friends or family or special loved one. Half the fun is researching your private retreat on the internet, then booking online for deep discounts. Click on our pictures that say “Book Here” and find your own personal escape in Paradise at a Key West Bed and Breakfast.

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Mermaid’s Cove

If you want to stay on Duval Street and have a large group of people, Mermaid’s Cove is the nicest place you could possibly find.  Again, no breakfast but this Key West B&B has everything you need in amenities, style, location, and charm.  Located at the upper end of Duval (read: quieter end), Mermaid’s Cove sleeps 8 to 10 people and has 4 bedrooms, with 4 bathrooms.

There are four separate cottages making up this small compound close to the Atlantic Ocean, liquor store, and restaurants.  Your group can convene in the central courtyard and cook up some fish or veggies on the gas BBQ grill before heading out to see what’s going on up and down Duval Street.  Which of your group gets to stay in the cottage with the cedar walls is up to you!

The cedar cottage also holds the explanation of why this great Key West B&B is called Mermaid’s Cove.  It features a 20′ wall with mosaic of beach scene and mermaid.  Since each cottage has it’s own private entrance, your group can enjoy complete privacy even if you keep different hours and do different things while in Key West.  Perfect for a wedding party, family reunion or just a family or group trip, Mermaid’s Cove is perfectly located for a fun time in Key West, for both hitting the beach and painting the town red on Duval.

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Casa Amor

Casa Amor is a Bed and Breakfast without the Breakfast.  But once you see the gorgeous kitchen, you won’t mind preparing your own meals in this architecturally stunning vacation rental.  The landscaping, building, and interior decor are straight out of one of those glossy magazines featuring modern, stylish homes most of us usually only dream about.

Starting with the garden, there’s a pool with waterfall, and an outdoor shower, all enclosed in a privacy fence to create a tiny magical space that’s all your when you stay at Casa Amor Key West.  Dine al fresco every day and you probably won’t ever tire of the surroundings.  There are three bedrooms here, each with a King bed so the cottage can easily sleep six adults in high comfort and style.

The living room has a huge flat screen TV and surround sound that pumps throughout the house, imagine the entertaining you could do, with your party spilling out onto the deck and pool area.

Casa Amor is located near the upper end of Duval Street, a block and a half east of Duval on Catherine Street.  From here you can walk to both Duval and White Streets, the latter an arts district of Key West for your Florida villa holidays from Ocean Florida.
Aside from this, there are other tourist spots in the area. You may explore most of the best destinations in the area any time of the day. Get your eyes ready for the beautiful scenery that awaits you.

Travelers Palm

Travelers Palm can’t technically be called a Bed and Breakfast because they don’t serve breakfast to their guests.  But their cottages are so cute and their commitment to green living so admirable that we think they have a place in the Key West Bed and Breakfast world.  In what we hope is a growing trend in Key West, Travelers Palm has renovated its grounds, swimming pool, and accommodations to become what’s called a Green Hotel.

To get your Bed and Breakfast on the Green Hotels list, it takes more than just encouraging your guests to recycle their bottled water containers.  Green Hotels are built with eco-friendly materials and techniques, and feature things like low-flush toilets, solar heated water.  Laundry is also done with water-saving principles and much of the interior decor is made with recycled materials, such as the countertops in the kitchen.

Both the cottages and the swimming pool are heated by solar panels, and the grounds are watered via a cistern which collects rain water.  Appliances have low energy requirements and there are ceiling fans throughout to help out the AC system, which by the way is also very high tech and low-energy.

Aside from feeling good that you’re supporting the Green movement, you’ll enjoy the ambiance while you’re here as well.  Travelers Palm features stylish tropical decor in it cottages, and things like flat screen TVs, down comforters, and jacuzzis.  Make no mistake: this is luxury accommodations in Key West, but with an environmental twist.

Elgin Hideaway

Elgin Hideaway is a 2 bedroom 2 bath home that rents out by the month.  You get your very own private pool, and there’s a baby grand piano in the living room.  That should give you a general idea of what the price range will be!  This place is absolutely one of the nicest Key West bed and breakfasts on the island.  The amenities are top notch through and through- stainless steel appliances, hardwood floors, flat screen TVs, stone countertops, wine chiller, and lots more.

Guests at Elgin Hideaway can also enjoy a trademark status symbol of home decor in the Florida Keys: original Dade County Pine.  The entire upstairs level is one grand master suite, with full bath.  The other bathroom is downstairs and features a stand alone bath tub.  Even the porch is something special- ceiling fans will gently move the air around you as you relax and enjoy the scenery.

Housekeeping services are available for an extra charge, and smoking is permitted outside only.  There are no pets allowed.

Elgin Hideaway is located at 1116 Elgin Lane, which is near where White and Eaton streets meet each other near Historic Seaport.

Casita Mango

Casita Mango is a lovely little Conch House style B&B that’s part of a group of cottages situated around a heated swimming pool.  The grounds are lovely and lushly landscaped with tropical plants and you’ll find yourself relaxing here quite easily.  Get some fish from the local market and make use of the grill and outdoor bar and refrigerator at Casita Mango, enjoying a slower pace of life that’ s practically a trademark of Key West.

In fact, there are several options at Casita Mango, just for hanging out and relaxing!  Try the wide front porch if you tire of the courtyard.  Or how about the comfy private living room at Casita Mango, your very own retreat in Key West.  The cottage is all yours has a queen bed, fully stocked kitchen, lots of closets, and hi speed internet.

The location of Casita Mango ensures an authentic Key West experience.  Just around the corner you’ll find White Street, which is Key West’s center of art and galleries.  White Street has lots going on, including a small grocery where you can find everything from gourmet cheese to organic potato chips.

Casita Mango is located at 1126 Olivia Street, which leads you to Duval Street in one direction and White Street in the other.  You can also walk just one block and be at the Key West Cemetery, noted for its beauty and strange epitaphs on headstones.