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Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum is a short stroll from The Reach, A Waldorf Astoria Resort, and other popular attractions like Audubon House and Tropical Gardens are within a mile (2 km). This 150 -room, 4-star resort has a private beach along with an outdoor pool and a 24-hour fitness center. Near the airport, it's also near Mallory Square and Southernmost Point.


This resort is home to a restaurant and a bar/lounge. Savor a meal from the privacy of your room with room service, or get a pick-me-up at the coffee shop/café. Start each morning with buffet breakfast, available for a fee from 7 AM to 11 AM.


All 150 air-conditioned rooms provide furnished balconies, refrigerators, and espresso makers. Flat-screen TVs come with cable channels, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi. Bathrooms offer hair dryers, designer toiletries, and bathrobes. Other standard amenities include free bottled water, ceiling fans, and safes.

Property features

The Reach, A Waldorf Astoria Resort features a private beach, an outdoor pool, and a 24-hour fitness center. Valet parking is available for USD 27 per day, and there's also limo/town car service. Multilingual staff at the front desk are standing by 24/7 to help with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this beach resort include conference space, a 24-hour business center, and express check-out.


  • Walking distance to Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum
  • Free in-room WiFi
  • Onsite dining
  • Private beach

The Reach, A Waldorf Astoria Resort

1435 Simonton Street Key West FL 33040

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Facilities at The Reach, A Waldorf Astoria Resort, include a private beach, access to a neighboring property's pool, a cafe, a 24-hour fitness center, and on-site rental of bicycles, Jet Skis, sail boats, kayaks, and snorkeling gear. Other activities available nearby include parasailing; excursions for fishing, snorkeling, and scuba diving; and sunset catamaran trips. Pool-side concierge services are included in the resort fee.

The property offers a ballroom, 24-hour business center, and multiple meeting rooms with 4,700 square feet of space. Event catering is available.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Number of floors - 5 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space 
  • 24-hour fitness facilities 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Express check-out 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • One meeting room 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Total number of rooms - 150 
  • Garden 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Luggage storage 
  • On private beach 
  • Restaurant 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 4706 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 437 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 5 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Wedding services 


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi


Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

The Reach, A Waldorf Astoria Resort offers 150 air-conditioned accommodations with espresso makers and safes. Rooms open to furnished balconies. Flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels.

Bathrooms include bathrobes, designer toiletries, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. This Key West resort provides complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and irons/ironing boards. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Furnished balcony 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Phone 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Espresso maker 

Where to Eat

Spencer's By The Sea - Spencer's original innovative menu, is complimented by an extensive wine and cocktail list.

Room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

The hotel offers direct access to a private, sandy beach and use of a neighboring property's pool. Jet Skis, sailboats, kayaks, paddle boats, "ocean bikes," snorkel gear, scooters, and bicycles are available for rent. Parasailing is available on the beach. From the resort's pier, guests can take snorkeling and scuba-diving excursions, go deep-sea or flats fishing, and sail aboard a catamaran at sunset.

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

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 
  • Skydiving nearby 


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

  • In-room accessibility 
  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time ends at midnight

Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-in time starts at 4 PM


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types


  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 75 per accommodation, per night
  • Dogs only
  • 2 per room (up to 25 lb)
  • Specific rooms only
  • 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.

No rollaway/extra beds available


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • Resort fee: USD 33.75 per accommodation, per night
The hotel resort fee includes:
  • Pool access
  • Beach access
  • Beach loungers
  • Beach towels
  • Internet access
  • Phone calls
  • Concierge/valet service
  • Additional inclusions
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between USD 25 and USD 35 per person (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 27 per day
  • Pet fee: USD 75 per accommodation, per night
  • Late check-out fee: USD 50
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Reach Waldorf Astoria
  • Reach Waldorf Astoria Key West
  • Reach Waldorf Astoria Resort
  • Reach Waldorf Astoria Resort Key West
  • The Reach, a Waldorf Astoria Hotel Key West
  • Reach Resort Key West
  • Waldorf Astoria Key West

We should mention

Children 18 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. This property allows pets in specific rooms only (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section). Guests can request one of these rooms by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Best of Waldorf Promotion

Book a stay in a "Best of Waldorf" rate plan category and receive the following:

  • One $50 USD hotel credit per night, per room
Must book the "Best of Waldorf" rate category to qualify. One credit per room, per night and is applied to guest's account at check-out. Cannot be used towards room rate. Complete details available upon check-in. Other restrictions may apply.

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