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North Branch, Minnesota
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78 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Pleasant stay in female dorm that consists of two connected rooms, 6 beds and 4 in the smaller sharing a bathroom. The courtyard is simple with a kitchen including ice in the freezer, no one is allowed after 10pm and no alcohol either(wink). A television is located up in a corner at the table. There is a store nearby but... More 

Thank Sonbari
Seashell Motel K, Front Office Manager at Key West Youth Hostel & Seashell Motel, responded to this review

Dear Sonbari, Thank you for taking the time to write this review of our motel. We look forward to hosting your next visit to Key West. More 

Level Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

A fantastic stay here in Key West. We stayed in a private room rather than the shared hostel accommodations. Definitely recommend Room 12 if you can get it (despite the narrow path and awkward entrance, you get a spacious bedroom, decent bathroom and a really big kitchen and lounge). This was excellent value for money (compared to the premium prices... More 

Thank Kim B
Seashell Motel K, Front Office Manager at Key West Youth Hostel & Seashell Motel, responded to this review

Dear Kim B, We are so happy to hear that you had an awesome time at our motel! We hope see you again soon! More 

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3 reviews
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

The social space is nice. The price, considering the hotels near by, is very cheap. But the shared bathrooms are not very clean and it's small. It's well located, near bars, restaurants, the southernmost point, etc.

Thank Harumileticia
Seashell Motel K, Front Office Manager at Key West Youth Hostel & Seashell Motel, responded to this review

Dear Harumileticia, Thank you for taking the time to write this review of our motel. We look forward to hosting your next visit to Key West. More 

Hollywood, Florida
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Unprofessional way to treat your guests! even tho its a motel, you should treat your customers fairly!!!! I am the manger of the INN in Hollywood FL and will never recommend that hotel to any of our guests. The room was small and dirty with plenty of ants in the bathroom. The A/C was right next to my face on... More 

Thank Veronika A
Seashell Motel K, Front Office Manager at Key West Youth Hostel & Seashell Motel, responded to this review

Dear Veronika A, Thank you for your review. We would like to apologize for the inconvenience caused during your trip to Key West. We want to assure you that we were doing everything we could to try to fix the issues experienced by you. We take our guest feedback very seriously and we hope that you will give us another... More 

Saint Louis, Missouri
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 18 August 2016

This place was the worst! First of all there was a foul odor....I have no idea what it was. The room was filthy and the shower was covered in mold. When I woke up the first morning, I looked above me at the ceiling and there were 2 HUGE spiders in their webs. I did not stay in the hostel... More 

Thank ahinrichs
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8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Unfortunately, this is the only hostel in town. So if you don't want to spend much money, you don't have much options. I chose it because it was the cheapest one. The air conditioner in the room was really weak. The furniture is super old and the rooms are not clean. But the location is good, you can do everything... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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135 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Let's face it, Key West is expensive. This is probably one of the most affordable places to stay in Key West. I stayed at the hostel, so my review is of the hostel, not the Motel. I shared my room with 5 other women, but shared one bathroom with 11 women total. That's a lot of women per one toilet... More 

Thank Chelsey D
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16 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Double room was large and light, simple and clean. There is a kitchen sink and a fridge but not much grocery shopping around besides the cuban cafe a couple of blocks down south on the street. There you can find some cuban pastries, key lime pies, and usual gas station snacks. Location is great. A couple of minutes walk from... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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25 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2016

I have been here many times through the years, never once did I have to deal with the filthy homeless referred to here, i found that to be an offense to this very nice and historical Hostel.. First of all, homeless people cannot afford this Youth Hostel at 30 and 40, a night; let me ad, that its not only... More 

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Dortmund, Germany
1 review
Reviewed 1 August 2016

The staff at the reception were very unfriendly. They didn't help us with a wrong booking. The room was okay. The facilities were clean. The service and the hostel were average. The location is good. 10 minutes to southern point.

Thank betty020403

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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: $147 - $419 (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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“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
“Private double rooms are good”
 of 5 bubbles Sogui, 4 May 2016 | Read review
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