Merlin Guesthouse

Merlin Guesthouse
811 Simonton Street
Key West, FL US

Rating: 2 Stars
A classic Key West guesthouse offering casual lodging in a private compound just one block from famous Duval Street. Centrally located in the Historic District, the property is within easy walking distance to all of Key West's attractions including restaurants, shopping, nightlife, galleries, beaches, and historic neighborhoods. The property offers a variety of room styles including suites, cottages, and economical rooms. This private, walled compound features tropical gardens, a heated pool, and daily continental breakfast. All rooms are non-smoking. Rooms do not have telephones.

Room Information

Suite 1 King Bed
King Suites offer a romantic setting with a spacious room, a king-size four-poster bed, and sitting area. All suites also include a small refrigerator, private bath with shower, security safe, air conditioning, cable TV, Bahama fan, daily breakfast, and nice views overlooking the pool and courtyard, or the palm garden. Non-smoking room. Adults only. Maximum 2 persons.
2 Bedroom Cottage
Merlin Guesthouse
2 Bedroom cottage with Queen bed livingroom cable TV wetbar with frig coffee blender sink private patio 1 bath with shower N/S Children welcome in existing bedding. Max 4 persons.
1 Bedroom Cottage
Cottage Suite: private bedroom with king bed; livingroom with queen sleeper sofa; kitchenette; bathroom with shower; non-smoking unit. Children welcome in existing bedding. Maximum 4 persons.
Standard 1 Queen Bed
One of the best values in Key West, and breakfast is included. Queen-size bed, private bath with shower, hardwood floor, bahama fan, a/c, cable tv, and security safe. These rooms are cozy and rustic, and perfect for two. Non-smoking, adults only. Merlin Guesthouse originally opened as the Simonton Street Rooming House for Navy personnel in the 1930Â’s. You can enjoy our rooming house history in these cute rooms that represent an excellent value in Key West lodging. All rooms open out to a porch: either our front porch overlooking Simonton Street, or the back porch overlooking our palm garden.

Directions

Key West Airport
Turn left *east* out of the airport exit onto South Roosevelt Blvd. Follow Roosevelt Blvd as it curves around the island and turns west toward Old Town. Continue on the same road, which will change names to Truman Avenue as you enter Old Town. Continue on Truman to Simonton Street. Turn right at the stoplight and proceed 1 and ½ blocks to Merlin Guesthouse which will be on the right.
Miami Airport
Take the airport exit directing you to 836 West. Follow 836 to the Florida Turnpike. Take the Turnpike south until its termination in Florida City. From Florida City take US1 south to Key West. Turn right at the end of US1 (North Roosevelt Blvd.) Follow Roosevelt Blvd., staying in the middle lane until it turns into Truman Avenue.

Restaurants

Restaurant / Dining Information
On-Site Dining: Complimentary continental breakfast is served each morning, under the courtyard arbor, from 8:30am to 10:30am. Selections include fresh brewed coffee, orange juice, croissants, bagels and cream cheese, english muffins with butter and jam, sweet muffins (such as banana nut), toast, oranges and hot teas.

Area Attractions

Area Attractions
EYW Airport 1mi/2km Earnest Hemingway Museum- 2 blocks Duval Street - 1 block Southernmost Point in the USA- 5 blocks South Beach - 6 blocks Mallory Square - 8 blocks Margaritaville - 4 blocks Sloppy Joes - 5 blocks Beaches, walking and bike trails, harbor within 8 blocks

Recreation

Recreation Information
5 public tennis courts are located 7 blocks east of hotel at Bayview Park. There is no charge to use these courts. Key West Golf Club is a public 18 hole golf course located 4 miles from the hotel on Stock Island. Tee times may be reserved up to 7 days in advance. 305-294-5232. Several health clubs, spas, and workout facilities in Key West, two within walking distance of the hotel.

Meeting Facilities

No On-Site Meeting Facilities Available

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    Amenities

  • AM/FM Alarm Clock
  • No Smoking Rooms/Facilities
  • Television with Cable
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