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    Key West Youth Hostel & Seashell Motel

    718 South St, Key West, FL 33040-4770
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    03/09/2017 04/09/2017
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    Overview
    • Excellent9%
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    Free Wifi
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    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Breakfast included
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    1 - 5 of 221 reviews

    Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

    We stayed at the hostel and experienced nothing unexpected. What you pay is what you get. Fine and quick check in. Nice ventilations for every bed. Only minus was that the beds where really small. My girlfriend at 164cm couldnt even strecht her legs out....More

    Thank Jose M
    Response from Seashell Motel K, General Manager at Key West Youth Hostel & Seashell MotelResponded 4 days ago

    Dear Jose, Thank you for taking the time to review our property, it is always a true pleasure to know our guests enjoyed their stay with us. We are glad you enjoyed our setting and look forward to welcoming you again at Seashell Motel. Best...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    The beach is like a 10 minute walk from the hostel. And the southernmost point is right down the street. It was a fantastic location. The beds in the hostel however are very sucky. I did not sleep well during this trip. Everything else was...More

    Thank Cherish M
    Response from Seashell Motel K, General Manager at Key West Youth Hostel & Seashell MotelResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear Cherish, We appreciate you taking time to review your recent stay at Seashell Motel. We are so happy to hear that you had a good time at our motel! We hope see you again soon! Best regards, Sofya

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    This was the first time I stayed in a motel and the day we booked it I had mixed feelings about it. The moment we arrived we were greeted by the friendly and very helpful front desk girl(asian looking, forgot her name :/. We asked...More

    Thank Elena G
    Response from Seashell Motel K, General Manager at Key West Youth Hostel & Seashell MotelResponded 4 weeks ago

    Dear Elena, Thank you for sharing your comments regarding your experience at Seashell Motel. I am pleased to note that you were satisfied with the level of service provided by our staff. We are so glad you enjoyed our amenities and exceptional front desk staff....More

    Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

    We stayed here at Easter this year. The rooms are ok ours was good because it had a kitchen with a huge fridge freezer. There is a communal area where you can make tea or coffee, toast use the hobb and keep food in the...More

    Thank sandra047
    Response from Seashell Motel K, General Manager at Key West Youth Hostel & Seashell MotelResponded 15 June 2017

    Dear Sandra, Thank you for sharing your comments regarding your experience. I am pleased to note that you were satisfied with the level of service provided by our staff. We are so glad you enjoyed our amenities and exceptional front desk staff. We are here...More

    Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

    This place was no luxury resort but it was perfect for cost conscious people looking for a clean, safe place to stay! The room was spacious and we loved the availability of a washer and dryer and kitchen for all residents. The location is great...More

    Thank Tori C
    Response from Seashell Motel K, General Manager at Key West Youth Hostel & Seashell MotelResponded 15 June 2017

    Dear Tori, Thank you for the kind review. We are so happy to hear that you had an awesome time at our motel! On behalf of our entire team we thank you for choosing Seashell Motel and look forward to welcoming you back. Best regards,...More

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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • US$83 - US$217 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 14
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    AshleighYoung222
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    Response from vaileygirl | Reviewed this property |
    Do NOT have your wedding guests stay here. It's cheap for a reason.
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    Sandra C
    26 November 2016|
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    Response from Seashell Motel K | Property representative |
    Dear Sandy, We take deposit $100 and we'll release it immediately after your check-out, but it takes around 2 days to be back on your card. We take deposit at check-in time. Best regards, Sofya
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    "If in the hostel dorm room, choose an upper bunk far from both the central light and entrance for max privacy..."
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    "very quiet location just a mile from downtown Duval Street I stayed there several times and is highly..."
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    "rooms in the back (where laundry room is) are quiet enough."
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    "As far as I am concerned, its all good..never had a problem."
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