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Reviews of Key West Youth Hostel & Sea Shell Motel

Hostel | 718 South Street, Key West, Florida, USA 33040

55.1% Overall Rating

324 out of 465 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (15/03/2014)

Melinda Flanders thinks…

"The staff was very friendly and the hostel was very quaint with the beach-like atmosphere of Key West. This was my first time staying in a hostel and I would definitely stay there again."

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Facilities

  • Air Conditioning
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Car Parking
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Washing machines
  • Bicycle hire
  • Laundry service
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • BBQ area
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Outside area

What's Included

  • Linen

Important Information

Our MIXED Shared rooms are reserved for couples only. Our office is open from 9:30 am to 9:00 pm. We do ask that you check-in after 2:30 pm and before our office closes for the night.

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55.1%

Overall Rating

324 out of 465 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'Key West Youth Hostel & Sea Shell Motel'

Atmosphere
50.4%
Location
78.4%
Facilities
44.8%
Cleanliness
53.6%
Staff
60.0%
Value
38.4%
Safety
60.0%
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94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Customer review

23 July 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Meeting new people

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

91.4%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Darren Sharland

21 July 2007 Darren would recommend this property

Liked: Matt was just brilliant... great advice and conversation and just made staying at the hostel a pleasure. He has the right attitude to hostelling and understands his guests well. I met the nicest bunch of people here too...

Disliked: Darren left no negative feedback.

82.9%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Doris Artner

20 July 2007 Doris would recommend this property

Liked: rooms, peple, very clean

Disliked: Doris left no negative feedback.

85.7%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 60%

Natasha Melichar

14 July 2007 Natasha would recommend this property

Liked: location, reception

Disliked: Natasha left no negative feedback.

68.6%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 40%

Customer review

30 June 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Nice communal area, good for meeting people and getting together. Liked the plastic cuttlery and plates. No washing up!!! This helped keep the place clean. No dishes left in sink coz of this!!!Quiet time after 11pm was good coz you could sleep if you wanted to!!! If you wanted to party 11pm was a good time to hit Duval Street!!!

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

74.3%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 40% Safety - 60%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Amber Wilson

27 June 2007 Amber would recommend this property

Liked: The hostel is only a few blocks from Duval Street (although it is at the Southernmost Point, which is a long way from the bar scene at the other end). The common area was nice and the staff always friendly and helpful. The area felt safe and secure.

Disliked: Amber left no negative feedback.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

21 June 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: good location and all kindsof vending machines such as cookie, laundry detergent, tooth paste...etc.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

71.4%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 100%

Customer review

18 June 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: no curfew

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

85.7%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

17 June 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: location

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

91.4%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 60% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Mitali Tangsali

04 June 2007 Mitali would recommend this property

Liked: Location, Clean rooms

Disliked: Mitali left no negative feedback.

54.3%
Atmosphere - 20% Staff - 40% Facilities - 60% Safety - 40%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 40%

Customer review

30 May 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: only youth hostel in key west

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

82.9%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 40%

Customer review

29 May 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: it is clean and nice.. it has a good and lovely area outside where to eat and enjoy the weather!

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

74.3%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 80%

Bruna Castro

29 May 2007 Bruna would recommend this property

Liked: It was a good price, the staff was really helpful and friendly. I would stay there again for sure.

Disliked: Bruna left no negative feedback.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

ryan petticrew

26 May 2007 ryan would recommend this property

Liked: I loved evverything bout my stay in the hostel,we liked havinng the bbq's and enjoyed mmany a connverrsation wit Matt. Hi matt!

Disliked: ryan left no negative feedback.

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Customer review

24 May 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The atmosphere. The garden. That the hostel is close by to the city center and stores.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

45.7%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 60% Facilities - 20% Safety - 60%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 20%

Customer review

13 May 2007

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

80.0%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 100%

Federico Foschi

07 May 2007 Federico would recommend this property

Liked: Chilled room, AC cranked up full power: that's perfect after heavy tanning!

Disliked: Federico left no negative feedback.

71.4%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 40% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Customer review

23 April 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Great value for Key West!

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

28.6%
Atmosphere - 20% Staff - 40% Facilities - 20% Safety - 20%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 20%

Shizue Endo

21 April 2007

Liked: convenience, and location

Disliked: Shizue left no negative feedback.

94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

andrew baxter

21 April 2007 andrew would recommend this property

Liked: comfortable room

Disliked: andrew left no negative feedback.

62.9%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 60%

Customer review

16 April 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: convnience to go to sightseeing

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

88.6%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Emma Andersson

16 April 2007 Emma would recommend this property

Liked: First of all I love Key West! It's a cute town and a fun place to be. Close to the beach and relativly close to the bars and places to go out at night.

Disliked: Emma left no negative feedback.

54.3%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 40% Facilities - 40% Safety - 60%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 40%

Markus Lutz

14 April 2007

Liked: Very good location near downtown Key West and the beaches.

Disliked: Markus left no negative feedback.

88.6%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

13 April 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The atmosphere

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

88.6%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Veronika Frycova

13 April 2007 Veronika would recommend this property

Liked: Location,value for money

Disliked: Veronika left no negative feedback.