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1 room, 2 adults

The Merlin Guest House

2,5-star2,5 stars
811 Simonton Street, Key West, FL, 33040, United States of America

Hotel with outdoor pool, near Duval Street
  • Free continental breakfast and free WiFi
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From 680 reviews. TripAdvisor Traveller Rating.

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Fantastic service
Great location
More comfort would be nice

The Merlin Guest House

  • Room
  • Room, 1 King Bed (Essential)
  • Premium Room, 1 King Bed, Patio
  • Signature Room, 1 King Bed with Sofa bed, Patio
  • Suite, 1 King Bed (Lanai)
  • Suite, 1 King Bed, Accessible, Bathtub (Mobility)
  • Suite, 2 Bedrooms

What’s around The Merlin Guest House


  • In Key West Historic District
  • Duval Street - 1 min walk
  • Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum - 5 min walk
  • South Beach - 10 min walk
  • Audubon House and Tropical Gardens - 13 min walk
  • Mallory Square - 16 min walk
  • Southernmost Point - 19 min walk
  • Smathers Beach - 41 min walk

Getting around

  • Key West, FL (EYW-Key West Intl.) - 12 min drive

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 20 rooms


  • Check-in time 3:00 PM-5:00 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Self parking *

Payment types at the property

* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Free continental breakfast daily
  • Water dispenser
Things to do
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • In-room accessibility

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Hair dryer
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

The Merlin Guest House’s small print

Also known as

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This hotel requires written authorization in advance for any payment using a credit card whose name differs from the registered guest. To request advance authorization, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Pool access available from 7:00 AM to 10:00 PM.
  • This property does not have elevators.

    Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

    The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

    Optional extras

    Self parking costs USD 20.00 per day with in/out privileges

    We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

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    Recent reviews

    Superb 9,2 From 121 reviews

    Exceptional 10,0
    Location with wonderful staff
    Can’t say enough about this place. From the staff, to the accommodations, to the location it’s tge erfect spot to stay in Key West!
    Mitzi, us1 night trip
    Exceptional 10,0
    Great location near Duval
    Friendly front desk and very clean, and surprisingly quiet hotel though very close to Duval street. Would definitely stay here again.
    Jeremy, us2 night trip
    Exceptional 10,0
    Loved it! Super recomended.
    Nathalie, us1 night trip
    Exceptional 10,0
    A hidden gem in the Keys
    Our stay here was wonderful the staff are very helpful and friendly. They room was very clean and spacious. I would definitely stay here again.
    Aida, us2 night romance trip
    Exceptional 10,0
    August KW
    Overall experience was very good. Clean well kept. Suggestions every room should have a refrigerator especially in key west. A closet would have been nice even in the lower end rooms
    Peter, us2 night trip

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