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Reviewed 5 November 2012

The best gay men's property in beautiful Key West. For me, Island House is a relaxing, friendly, no pressure environment. Jon Allen, the owner, runs an excellent business. The staff is fun and efficient. The restaurant is very nice, the pool is large, nice sun decks, nice small gym, comfortable rooms, and right in Old Town.

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7Thank Travelnut1965
Nebraska
Reviewed 8 October 2012

We always enjoy our time at the Island House. Let it all "hangout" or stay somewhat "reserved" it's all up to you. Wonderful rooms and facilities. The bar/restaurant down in the pool area is definately the social place to be with daily "free" happy hours and awesome freshly prepared meals. Great location away from the touristy craziness but still close...

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6Thank MarkOmaha
Alexandria, Virginia, United States
Reviewed 8 October 2012

From the moment we walked in the door, our stay at Island House was filled with expert customer service and relaxed enjoyment. Three of us stayed on the 2nd floor pool side. The room was comfortable and spacious with great decorating details. The bed had to be one of the most comfortable that I've experienced while traveling. Some may feel...

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7Thank Joel S
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 October 2012

Well, it's supposed to be the best gay resort in the world. Errrrmm.. well... I'm not totally sure about that title. It is however definitely up there with the top 10 of the best. It's in need of a little bit of tender care here and there, but there are some outstanding features. Putting aside the very friendly clientele the...

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7Thank Boywithkite
Southampton
Reviewed 6 October 2012 via mobile

Stayed in september in a lovely room which was poolside! I just wish the same room was available non poolside as the noise seemed to go on until about five inthe morning and this was from the non resident visitors it seemed, it made it very hard to sleep but once asleep the beds were v comfy! Location staff and...

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6Thank Southamptonboy
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Reviewed 6 October 2012

I was celebrating my big 50 day here a few wks ago.. We had 6 rooms booked and Paul gave us some great rates.. He also worked with us when at the last min one of our guests had to cancel .paul allowed us to move monies around to accomidate the other guest,,the beds were upgraded last yr.. Very comfy..down...

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5Thank xncman
Memphis, Tennessee
Reviewed 5 October 2012

Island House Key West is perfect! There is no other place I would stay in Key West. These guys set the bar for guest experience. Everything was perfect and the entire staff was friendly and helpful from the reservations to the front desk check-in to the bar tenders and servers. I was treated like friends/family upon check-in and was immediately...

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6Thank keithmem
Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 1 October 2012

I had a hard time coming back from this trip and having anything but the standard praise for Island House. It is this type of accommodation at its best. They know what they're doing and they do it so well, in fact many men who return year after year do not leave the premises (which is kinda "egads-y" to me...

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4Thank Saillorboy
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Reviewed 11 September 2012

This hotel is by far the best place I have seen that caters to gay males. I was in the Keys for the weekend and purchased a day pass (both Sat. & Sun.) They allow use of the pool and other facilities on the premises. Even though I did not book a room there, the staff made me feel very...

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6Thank John H
Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 August 2012

My friend and I just spent 2 nights at IH. There are loads of huge plusses and only a couple of adverse points. Plusses - good location, very high standard of accom and amenities inc gym, pool, mist-cooled sun deck, good food, friendly staff who are super helpful, free drinks 5.30-7 every day, sauna, steam and video rooms - and...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Imagine.... a place where everyone is gay.... where it’s easy to make friends.... where you can really be yourself.... where you can enjoy yourself 24 hours a day..... in a secure locked compound, safe from the outside world...... where a friendly and capable all-male staff are on hand to make sure you enjoy your vacation...... in a tropical paradise. Well that place is waiting for you. It’s called Island House in Key West. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Island House

Address: 1129 Fleming St, Key West, FL 33040-6997
Region: United States > Florida > Florida Keys > Key West
Price Range: $114 - $534 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 39
Also Known As:
Island House Hotel Key West
Island House Key West, Florida
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“Was in room with private bath near jacuzzi on 1. Was noisy at times - you could hear the people walking upstairs on the second floor.”
 of 5 bubbles neils912, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“pool rooms are amazing with a great view, quiet rooms face the jacuzzi.”
 of 5 bubbles GlenWSMART, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Bar closes at 4am - Florida law.UK the law treats a stay as a temporary home & allows 24hr drinks”
 of 5 bubbles Ealingqueen, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Take just a large room on the second floor facing the pool”
 of 5 bubbles tomersi, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Some rooms have shared bathrooms, I suggest you avoid these”
 of 5 bubbles Yumbo15, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
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