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Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum is within a 5-minute walk of The Gardens Hotel while other popular sites like Audubon House and Tropical Gardens are within a 15-minute stroll. This 22-room, 4-star bed & breakfast welcomes guests with 2 outdoor pools, free breakfast, and free in-room WiFi. Located in central Key West, the B&B is also near Mallory Square and Southernmost Point.

Dining

Start your day off right with a free hot/cold buffet breakfast, served each morning from 8:30 AM to 10:30 AM. This bed & breakfast has a restaurant where you can enjoy a bite to eat.

Rooms

All of The Gardens Hotel's 22 individually decorated rooms provide balconies or patios, refrigerators, and coffee makers. Guests can expect flat-screen TVs with cable channels, along with free WiFi and wired Internet. Bathrooms offer hair dryers and designer toiletries, and Tempur-Pedic beds with Egyptian cotton sheets ensure a restful night. Free weekday newspapers, free long-distance calls, and free local calls are also available.

Property features

Dating back to 1927, The Gardens Hotel offers 2 outdoor pools, free WiFi in public areas, and a library. Self parking is available for USD 25 per night. Front-desk staff can assist with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Additional amenities include free newspapers, a terrace, and a garden.

Highlights

  • Walking distance to Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum and Audubon House and Tropical Gardens
  • Free hot/cold buffet breakfast
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Onsite dining

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The Gardens Hotel features 2 outdoor swimming pools. The bed & breakfast offers a restaurant. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the bed & breakfast's bars, which include 2 bars/lounges and a poolside bar. A complimentary breakfast is offered each morning. High-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary.

This romantic bed & breakfast also offers a library, a terrace, and tour/ticket assistance. Onsite parking is available (surcharge).

The Gardens Hotel has designated areas for smoking.

  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Total number of rooms - 22 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Concierge services 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Front desk (limited hours) 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2 
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply) 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Library 
  • Garden 
  • Terrace 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Restaurant 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Beach towels 
  • Year Built 1927 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 5 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Outdoor pools  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Refrigerator  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Balcony or patio 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Free weekday newspaper 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Free local calls 
  • Free long-distance calls 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Desk 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Egyptian-cotton sheets 
  • Individually furnished 
  • Individually decorated 
  • Tempur-Pedic mattress 

Where to Eat

A complimentary hot/cold buffet breakfast is served each morning between 8:30 AM and 10:30 AM.

Divine wine gallery - Overlooking the pool and garden, this wine bar specializes in American cuisine and serves light fare only. Open select days.

Nearby Things to Do

2 outdoor swimming pools are on site.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals on site 
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site 

Spa Services

  • Massages 

Accessibility

To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Minimum check-in age is 21

Special check-in instructions:

If you are planning to arrive after 8 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Pets

  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 50.00 per pet, per night
  • Dogs only
  • 1 per room (up to 44.09 lb)
  • Specific rooms only, restrictions apply
  • Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 21 years old.
  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

No rollaway/extra beds available

No cribs (infant beds) available

No elevators

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Self parking fee: USD 25 per night
  • Pet fee: USD 50.00 per pet, per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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We should mention

Children 15 years old and younger are not permitted at this property. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. The property allows pets in specific rooms only and has other pet restrictions (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section). Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

  • The Gardens Hotel is listed in the 2015 Condé Nast Traveler Top 100 List.

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