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Orchid Key Inn in Key West, FL

Orchid Key Inn in Key West, FL

Specialties

The Orchid Key Inn is located on Duval Street and Truman Avenue right at the very crossroads of Historic Old Town Key West. Everything the island is famous for is just foot steps outside our gates... We are one block from the Hemingway House, Historic Light House, and just a short walk to water sports, art galleries, theaters, bars, wonderful restaurants, and sandy beaches.

Upon entering the Inn, brick paths lead you through lush tropical landscapes which surround our 24 elegant, amenity-filled guest rooms and suites. Tranquil waterfalls and water features fill the air as you near our peaceful sun deck, heated pool, and spa.

Start your day rested and relaxed poolside as you enjoy our complimentary daily breakfast. Spend your day poolside or head out and explore the island, but be sure to join us back at the Orchid Bar for our sunset complimentary Happy Hour.

History

Established in 2008.

Historic Boutique Inn located on Duval Street

 

Company Info:

Rating: 4.64

Address: 1004 Duval St, Key West, FL, 33040
  • Mon: 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
  • Tue: 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
  • Wed: 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
  • Thu: 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
  • Fri: 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
  • Sat: 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
  • Sun: 7:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Comments (33):

1. Rob S.
Little gem on Duval...pool, bar...what else do we need?

16/03/11 | Link | Rating: 5.0
2. Chris W.
This completely renovated old Florida motel is the only place to stay in the Keys. Everything about it is fantastic. The rooms. The pool. The staff, all great. Walking distance to everything. Great atmosphere. Smaller then the big name places down here. Quiet and relaxing. This place is a hidden gem in Key West. Brandon who runs the office is top notch and will take care of you.

10/07/11 | Link | Rating: 5.0
3. Ateet A.
This place is such a surprise. So by the outside looks of it, it looks like a old motel and being the princely hotel snob that I am, I couldn't imagine staying here but everything was booked in Key West or insanely priced so my friends booked this as they had some experience with it and so happy they did that. What a great place! i cannot begin to say enough about this place. The outside is very deceiving and once you go to the lobby and speak to the nice people, hang out at the small but fun pool, and chill out at their bar with a drink(one is free per person per stay) you get to enjoy the very friendly atmosphere. BUT THEN, you get the key to your room and open the door and VOILA, you are transported into this amazing contemporary designed room with amazing artwork, 32 or 36 inch flatscreen, and seamless shower with dual showerheads that could fit 4-5 people inside, coffeemaker, fridge, microwave, robes, and anything else you could want. Definitely an amazing place to stay and its located right on DUVAL!!! i would definitely be staying here again the next time i go to key west and it would continue to be my first choice everytime.

13/07/11 | Link | Rating: 4.0
4. lynn s.
This was our first trip to Key West and wanted it to be memorable.  My husband came upon this hotel on Trip Advisor and we were very glad that we booked our three night stay at the Orchid Key Inn.  The first impression of the small 25 room inn was that it probably was a motel back from the 50's or 60's, but completely renovated. Very quaint & chic. Brendon, who was at the check in desk, could not have been nicer or more helpful with dining suggestions and hot spots to visit. The rooms were on the small side, but very nicely decorated. (Not planning to spend much time in the room anyway.)  The surprise was the beautiful large sized spa bathroom.

The pool area and hot tub were lovely.  Plenty of lounge chairs & tables for everyone.  Nice tropical landscaping around the pool area.  Pool was plenty large enough for a refreshing dip.  Also included was a coupon for a free drink in the adorable 8 chair bar poolside.  Betty was a personable and great bartender making tasty & imaginative drinks.  Also included was a nice continental breakfast which had more variety of items than most.  We were plenty full each morning.

Let's now get to location. The hotel is located right off Duval street, walking distance to the beach and just about every popular bar, restaurant and major attraction in Key West.  I have to admit that the hotel was on the pricey side (12% tax and $8/day for parking), but since location is everything these days, it was worth every penny in convenience alone.  Parking is at a premium in Key West so it was ideal to be able to walk to virtually everything from this hotel location. Also recommend taking the trolley.  The hotel was also just around the corner from Ernest Hemingway's Key West home and famous light house.  We also met a Key West local in the bar one afternoon who just happened to be Pete of the popular  Pete & Wayne show playing regularly at  Sloppy Joe's.  He said the bar at the Orchid Inn was his favorite because it was quiet and away from the craziness of Duval St.  He invited us and some other patrons of the hotel to watch his own band play at Cowboy Bills. Just a plug, his band is called THAT HIPPIE BAND and they are great.  

The staff members of the hotel were very friendly and helpful. They stopped and spoke to us every time we crossed paths. Made us feel like we were the only one's staying in the hotel. It was refreshing to stay somewhere and truly feel welcome.  If there was another star I would give it to them.  Cannot wait to come back again one day.  We were truly unhappy to end our lovely vacation in Key West.

25/04/12 | Link | Rating: 5.0
5. William B.
Had a blast this week in the keys. Left Miami for a mini vacation and that is what I got. From the moment I went to check in to the time I left everything went flawless and it was located right on Duval st. The rooms where modern and elegant. We stayed in 106 and were shocked to see how big and cozy it was as well as high tech. I will defiantly be coming back here again.

23/07/11 | Link | Rating: 5.0
6. Ashley D.
My husband and I stayed at the Orchid Key Inn for two nights in early May. The hotel is located in Historic Old Town Key West and is just a block away from the Hemingway House and Duval Street. It is well kept and clean. The pool is small, but with the rainy weather we didn't have a chance to enjoy it. They offer a complimentary happy hour drink and breakfast, which was a nice touch. The staff was really pleasant and helpful and when asked for an extra bottle of water and a stamp, they kindly obliged. The only downside was the $8/day fee for parking in the hotel lot. It is not a cheap hotel and I am assuming most people drive to Key West so that fee felt unnecessary. I do not know if that is standard for Key West.

09/05/13 | Link | Rating: 4.0
7. Jamie C.
This place doesn't look like it from the outside but inside the rooms are contemporary and I wanted to make it a permanent stay..the room would make for a wonderful studio.  The bathroom was spa like, tv..flat panel, front desk guy..friendly, entertaining, personable (Brendan?).  Sheets..clean and soft...noise..non existent inside the room you're in your very own oasis.  The property is nicely landscaped, but the parking seems to be limited if you're driving in or renting a car.. parking fee applies.

They hosted a happy hour a sister property which was right around the corner, a few appetizers, red and white wines, a few beers...all for FREE!!

Breakfast was available each morning also at their little pool side bar which is well air conditioned.  Breakfast was continental, hard boiled eggs, juices, pastries, muffins, toast, teas, coffees, fruits.

Absolutely NO smoking in the rooms.. yay! :)

Wifi is dodgy but who else is going to be staying here on a business trip?

18/02/10 | Link | Rating: 5.0
8. Tom L.
Awesome location. Definitely have the old school key west look on the outside but the rooms are excellent. Clean, modern, spacious. The bedroom is huge then they have a huge living room with plenty of chairs, a fridge, counter space. Would absolutely stay here again.

19/03/12 | Link | Rating: 4.0
9. Jordan D.
I've only stayed at the Orchid Key once, but I loved it there. Clean, welcoming, and in close proximity to all the great sites and restaurants in Key West. What I enjoyed most is that the Orchid Key doesn't have the feel of a large, touristy hotel. It's rather quaint with a lovely pool, hot tub, and bar all surrounded by palm trees. Kim and company who work at the Orchid Key are also extremely hospitable! I'll be back in the Fall!

02/07/13 | Link | Rating: 5.0
10. Colleen M.
This review is for the bar only. (The hotel looked great though and I would stay there if I went back to Key West.) You should go to this bar just to hang out with Betty the bartender. Betty is awesome - friendly, hilarious, and gives great advice on where to go in Key West. She also mixes a great cocktail. I want to be Betty when I grow up.

29/05/12 | Link | Rating: 5.0
11. Erin M.
After wading through all the resort-style hotels and little crapholes  far from Duval St I rooted out this gem.  

It's absolutely perfect. Intimate and sort of a motel-style from the outside with a pool and hot tub area in the middle, as well as a small bar serving free/discounted drinks to guests in the evening. The room was gorgeous. It smelled fresh and amazing. The decor was modern, comfortable, and spotless. We booked a room with a jacuzzi in it for an extremely reasonable rate and it was beyond worth it. I loved the huge, comfy King bed, flat screen TV, separate tiled shower, bath products, the small breakfast-bar type area with stools and fridge. I could have easily just settled in that room for the rest of my life.

26/08/10 | Link | Rating: 5.0
12. Ed T.
Loved it. Pool, bar, parking, walk to all, clean, modern, free breakfast, free happy hour drink. Great service! Will be back.

04/05/11 | Link | Rating: 5.0
13. Tom L.
We stayed here the first week of June 2013. I have to admit when we drove in the driveway I was momentarily concerned. It looks like a 1965 motel, which turns out to be a great thing. It has been totally retro fitted to a very nice retro look hotel.  As you leave the parking lot (which has the coolest lights on the trees at night), the first thing that greets you is the pool area. Very modern funk, tables with umbrellas, curved lounge chairs, each with its own rolled up towel , just waiting for you? To your left is the check in office. This is where this hotel really shines! The woman who greeted us and looked after us the four days we were there was awesome? Sorry, I can't remember her name, but she knows who I mean, she was so pleasant, accommodating , and just simply so helpful
She really is a jewel?  We thought the lights in the tree were so cool, she actually connected the owner to find out where we bought them.
The room is totally modern, very clean and fresh. A little on the small side for people with large suitcases, but not a big issue. Bathroom is well stocked with upscale products.
They have a happy hour at 5, a free drink each, then half price drinks for the balance. Breakfast is included in your stay, it was always fresh, and enough to fill you up.
This is a very good hotel. You will so not regret choosing it.  I apologize to the woman who was so helpful in looking after our needs, for forgetting her name.
You should choose this hotel in Key West, great stay , thanks

16/06/13 | Link | Rating: 4.0
14. Jenny R.
As a Florida native been to key west several times. This past weekend everything seemed to be sold out and we ended up booking at the Orchid Key Inn. The place surprised me, wow'd me, and I may be slightly in love with it.
It's kept the charming, yet cheesy architectural look of most Key West lodging from the outside..But man, go inside and you'll have a  modern room , with clean, crisp, white sheets you'll want to melt under. Immaculate tiles I allowed my germophobic bare feet to walk on. Contemporary upgrades, huge flat screen and very relaxing outdoor garden and pool.
Smack dab in the middle of the action, right off Duval. We got the two front rooms facing the street and i was worried crazy drunks would keep us up at night, but it seems like they have hurricane windows because we slept like babies. Not a cricket chirp all night.
did i mention their ginormous, double headed shower? Well it's awesome. Loved it, would bathe and stay here again.

12/07/11 | Link | Rating: 5.0
15. NC T.
Love the bartenders, love the infused vodka.  Definitely a hidden gem - well worth the search.

28/05/13 | Link | Rating: 5.0
16. Kristina G.
So our reservation was with the Almond tree inn.  We got there and checked in and they took us to our room which was RIGHT behind the check in place and RIGHT next to the courtyard where they have Happy Hour.  Wasn't a fan of that.  Then we go into our room and its a Handicapped room!  Not that there's anything wrong with that but the shower had one of those hoses and it was really low so you couldn't stand under it.  And I really wanted a shower.  We went and asked if there were other rooms available and there weren't so they sent us across the street to their sister propery, the Orchid Key Inn.
The two properties are different.  Almond tree is a laid back kind of beachy feel.  They have a happy hour that the guy at the desk runs and you get a boat load of drink coupons and its pretty much wine and beer.

Orchid is more contempory Miami-Beach like feel.  There was a flat screen TV and a nice huge tile shower.  And then toiletries were good stuff from Bath and Body Works.  The room was a good size, not cramped at all and had enough room to store our stuff that we accumulated throughout the trip.  It also had a safe, fridge, and microwave (I think) and some nice robes if you wanted to wear them.  The pool area was right in the center of the rooms (kind of reminded me of Melrose place).  And has a jacuzzi too, that wasn't hot while we were there because I guess it shorted out in the recent storms :-(

The Happy hour was free beer or wine (not as many drink coupons lol) and they have their own private bar, which is nice, and you could get actual liquor and things like that for half price with the coupon.
The one thing I DIDN'T like was that the rooms smelled...a good smell to some but it was too much for me.  Like a strong perfumey smell.  And when we got home EVERYTHING smelled like it.  Kind of reminded me of floral tarter sauce lol.  But the service was good and the people were great so I'd definitely go back.  Plus the location was RIGHT on Duval, but on the South end where it wasn't quite busy.  So you're close enough to the action, but far enough away from the crazies.  

The continental breakfast was great too.  It was set up in the bar and they had an assortment of cereals, yogurts, fruit, pastries and breads, hard boiled eggs, and juices.  Parking costs $8 but that's a small price to pay for a safe parking spot in Key West :-)

03/11/11 | Link | Rating: 4.0
17. Mummy D.
Perfectly located on Duval Street. Just far enough from the crowded bars to avoid the noise, but perfect stumbling distance after a night out.

We had to split our stay between a junior suite and a regular room. Go with the suite. The regular room is on the tiny side. At check in they give you a few free drink tickets for their little bar, which is nice. They also put out a nice spread every morning including fresh fruit, donuts, bagels, croissants, coffee, juice. Cute little place, would stay here again.

23/07/12 | Link | Rating: 4.0
18. Rich B.
Cocktails. Didn't stay there (rooms looked great) but had fine cocktails. Stop by before dinner for a nice grown-up drink.

31/08/12 | Link | Rating: 4.0
19. Tammy K.
Made reservation in march, for july. cc info given and used trip advisor discount. Called day of arrival and they did not have me scheduled. I needed a confirmation number. He didnt even try to help, or understand how upset i was because i made it months in advance. I was to blame. Really? They have a sister hotel he could have suggested.....but no. Crappy customer service buddy. Now we are stranded for our first vacay in 3 years. Thanks.

15/07/13 | Link | Rating: 1.0
20. Mariam D.
First time staying here was last summer... and yes, this place looks like a motel from the outside (cheesy neon lights included) but inside was wonderful!  The rooms are fresh, contemporary & really nice - like a minisuite. The living room area had a couch and loveseat, coffee table, large flat screen tv and minifridge. The bedroom had a king bed & large flat screen tv, dresser/mirror & plenty of closet space.  The hallway separating the bedroom & living area hosts the bathroom, which was split into a shower on one side of the hall and toilet room on the other side with lotion/shampoo/conditioner from Bath & Body Works.  Central AC was nice & cold too.

The room was immaculate with nice lighting and very quiet - you couldn't hear the party on Duval from here even though it was right outside your door.  The property has a pool and jacuzzi, and breakfast is served on the patio bar (coffee, juice, tea, hard boiled eggs, bagels, pastries, cereal, fruit) though it's only avail. during the early morning hours.  There is a small parking lot so you can ditch your car & walk or bike around town for the rest of your stay.  Be sure to check out the complimentary happy hour at another of their properties just around the corner w/ wine & cheese, beer & veggie platters.  All you can drink, a nice start to my holiday.  Cheers to you Orchid Key Inn!

15/09/10 | Link | Rating: 5.0
21. Gloria R.
Orchid Key is the place to stay in key west! This was our second year coming down to the keys and we loved our stay once again. We love the proximity to everything on Duval street, the pool, breakfast in the morning, happy hour, and the warm feeling you get from the staff. Everyone makes you feel right at home. They even start serving drinks by the pool in the afternoon which is very nice. Mike has retired but the new bartenders are great and have the best vodka I've ever had - pineapple infused vodka! It was so yummy I can't wait to go back for some more. This year our room was a bit smaller. Last year we had the honeymoon suite which was much larger and a bit nicer so you may take that into consideration when booking a room. Next year we will definitely be back and book earlier so we can get the honeymoon suite and this time we might actually be celebrating our honeymoon for real!  Thanks for another great stay Orchid Key!

24/07/14 | Link | Rating: 5.0
22. Paul M.
Can't say enough good things about our stay at this boutique hotel. Brandon was our very helpful go to concierge for places to try. All the staff was great. An included continental breakfast in the :am and snack at happy hour to include free beer/wine (offers a $mall full bar as well), was a nice touch and worth it considering eating out will add up. Comfy small rooms with a retro feel. Small pool with hot tub. At the end of the island opposite the Mallory square tourist shops and bars but all still within walking distance made this a very quiet stay. Will be our place for future stays with discounts given for repeat customers.

29/12/13 | Link | Rating: 5.0
23. Peter K.
Puttin' on the Ritz

Before the Interstates, in the heyday of Route 66, jailbirds and deadbeats, runaways , itinerant preachers and adulterers, Wily Loman and the Fuller Brushman holed up in these one-story, concrete-block strips known as motels and less humbly, motor lodges.  Little differentiated them beyond the patch of red neon script that said "vacancy" or "full." Key West had these places. One was the Key Lodge, located barely visibly in the center of the old town, at the corner of Truman Avenue, which is also US 1, and Duval Street, the town's busiest street and one best known for open air bars. ("A blind chimp could find a bar on Duval," a T-shirt says.)

The old Key Lodge has climbed some notches in caché.  It is now the Orchid Key Inn.  In comfort and décor, It's as ritzy as any big city Ritz. Four years ago, new owners, while heeding the dictates of historic preservationists, gutted the place and wrapped it in Art Deco angles and curves.  A largely rectangular, dramatically lighted pool and a hot tub have replaced the uninviting old kidney model.  Close to the pool and the lobby, the owners have installed a round, top-hat-shaped structure for the bar.  Along the counter, a generous and free continental breakfast buffet is laid out for guests to bring to brown wicker tables surrounding the pool.

With only the four years of use, the Orchid Key Inn's 24 rooms are flawless in function and style, with no obvious expense spared for high-end plumbing fixtures,  tiling in the showers, granite counters for the sink and the bedroom, the linens, the lighting and the electronics, which include 42-inch flat-screen TVs and Internet connections. The shower vent sucks all the moisture before it fogs the mirror.  All the rooms come with a safe, a mini refrigerator, coffee-making gear, two white cotton robes to wear back from the pool and two potted orchids, one in the bathroom, one in the bedroom.  They're fake but authentic enough to look and feel like you should water them.

Nevertheless, travelers should be alert in choosing a room. There's nothing here for kids. Six rooms, leading from Duval to the lobby, are commodious suites but they open onto a small parking lot.  For location, the 13 rooms opening onto the pool area are infinitely more inviting--but much smaller.  To accommodate the American preference for gargantuan beds while respecting the motel's structural origins, the owners could not expand the rooms.  Instead they have stuffed them with furniture and fixtures that, good as they are, leave little room to relax other than on the bed.  

Your rule of thumb for booking a room might be your weight, The space in our room, No. 118, was too tight for a guest weighing more than 300 pounds or for a couple like us weighing a combined 300 pounds. If that's not you, opt for a suite and swallow the view.   Guests who have work to do in a room, like telecommuting on a laptop, could do the same. The standard rooms do not have chairs. To work at a laptop, you sprawl on the bed or sit on the room's one stool.  

Also, guests of any dimension, certainly any who rely on a room to relax in or read might check the weather forecast for the time of their visit.  Other than the small lobby and tiny bar, there's no place to flee from the rain.  And then, Key West's more characteristically pleasant weather raises an issue for guests who covet solitude and would read by the pool.  Management soaks the air with piped-in music, morning to night, some of it pulsating, loud and disruptive.  So people who recoil at radios on the beach will recoil here.

In providing the inn's many good features, management has determined that its focus on luxe lets it charge roughly $300 a night. They got away with it with us. Whatever our quibbles, we felt we got our money's worth.

02/02/13 | Link | Rating: 5.0
24. David M.
Great look, great style, GREAT location.

23/02/14 | Link | Rating: 5.0
25. Elizabeth G.
I love this hotel!! What a complete gem. The hospitality is so good that they should teach others in the industry.  The office staff are so very friendly, accommodating and gracious.  The rooms are exactly as shown in the pictures-modern, updated, clean.  I won't stay anywhere else in Key West!! I can't wait to come back.

16/02/14 | Link | Rating: 5.0
26. Renee T.
We cannot say enough good things about this GEM.  The location is top notch and the employees are of a 5 star hotel expectation.  Not just the crew in the office but the cleaning crew as well.  The rooms are a little on the smaller side but I doubt you'll find any rooms any cleaner than at The Orchid Key Inn.

We loved this place so much.... we already have our reservations for our next trip.  Brandon and Kim, see you guys soon!

16/10/13 | Link | Rating: 5.0
27. Jenny M.
We spent the night there for our anniversary and were pleasantly upgraded to the honeymoon suite. It was a wonderful gem of a hotel. I think the whole hotel was redone 7 years ago and they did fabulous job. The rooms are luxurious, the pool area was nice, and the complimentary breakfast was good.
We will definitely come back.

29/06/14 | Link | Rating: 5.0
28. Julie R.
We are having a wonderful time at the Orchid Key Inn.  The pool area and grafted orchids are beautiful, but our room is spectacular! Although it's small, it's elegantly appointed with luxurious linens, beautiful furniture and tons of special touches. Cindy gave us great recommendations for tours and restaurants and the bartenders have been very helpful and kind. Every attention to detail makes this a great place to vacation.

16/06/14 | Link | Rating: 5.0
29. Esther Z.
I would have given this place a 5 star if our room had a tad more space. I know, I know........they had to upgrade the rooms and keep the structural integrity of the old building intact.

The location is perfect; just on the edge of the quiet end of  and the "action" end of Duval Street. Five Guys is across the street. CVS is a block away.

All rooms are ground level for easy access. The commode's height in room 116 was compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act, I believe. We will ask for a Junior suite next time and leave the smaller standard rooms for young adults. Seems the bigger rooms have the least appealing view though (not poolside). I love the poolside view of room 116. However, I will forgo the view and ask for a none-poolside junior suite next time. Call and ask for Brandon if you need assistance. He works daily except on Mondays.

The indoor bar area is small but the bartenders do some special things with drinking spirits. The space is irrelevant unless the weather is unpleasant as there is plenty of poolside space just outside the bar's door jam.
There is an array for breakfast (fruit, boiled eggs, breads (sweet & plain, yogurt and juices); everything except meat.The coffee is very good medium strength java for drinkers like me, not Starbucks strong (thank GAWD).

The TV in our room did not have an HDMI connection even though the TV is a flat screen. That means your Apple TV device, for example, will not work so no iPad, iphone, or Mac mirroring. WiFi in our room and outside was full up. We were able to watch a WNBA game poolside via an iPad App with no lag time.

Ask the pleasant desk clerks for discount coupons before you venture out. They will also suggestion activities if you run out of ideas.

08/09/13 | Link | Rating: 4.0
30. Jeff S.
We did a significant amount of research before booking a hotel room for our 4-night, 5-day stay in Key West. We stayed all 5 nights at this little gem of a motel, and loved every second of it. They have an eclectic style, clean rooms, quaint bar, and extremely friendly staff. They accommodate to your every need, and are extremely friendly. The rooms are updated and very modern, with an island twist. The grounds are meticulously maintained and ridiculously appealing. The bar staff was helpful and answered all of our questions about the area, and also poured awesome drinks. Not to mention, each person gets 2 free drinks when arriving! I am pretty critical when it comes to hotels, and I can't think of one thing wrong with this place. Every little detail was absolutely perfect! We're coming back this year, and have already booked another stay at The Orchid Key Inn =)

09/04/15 | Link | Rating: 5.0
31. Tina V.
From the outside it looks just like a motel but once you step inside it is like a romantic oasis. From the friendly staff to the beautiful rooms, it was relaxing.

We stayed here from Aug 9th to Aug 11th and Cindy at the front desk took extra care of us. The complimentary champagne for our special occasion was a very nice gesture as well.

The bar was modernized with sweet bartender.  Terry is very upbeat and friendly.

The breakfast was continental style and decent enough.

The grounds were clean and rooms were impeccable but I agree very small. Then again we did not really stay in our rooms.

The pool and jacuzzi was a relaxing spot to hang out at during the night for us since key west temperture this time of year is hot and night time was cooler.

Overall a very nice stay. We plan to come back again.

17/08/14 | Link | Rating: 5.0
32. Lisa D.
Love this hotel. We've stayed several times. Staff is super friendly and helpful. Free continental breakfast and happy hour.

21/05/15 | Link | Rating: 5.0
33. Steph B.
What a great stay at the Orchid Key Inn. My mother and I had a week long girls weekend. We rented the suite with a sitting room/gorgeous bar with sleeper sofa and a king bedroom. First, the design of the rooms was tasteful and well appointed. There is a small refrigerator, microwave, keurig, and updated iHome. The sleeper sofa was incredibly comfortable. I never woke up hurting the entire week. The shower is so nice and bathroom has a separate water closet.  

The pool was never crowded. At times you may not get a lounge chair in the sun but there are plenty of tables of chairs in the sun so it is never an issues. There is also a hut tub which I did not indulge in seeing as it was 87 degrees out!

The Orchid Key bar is amazing. They have an excellent drink and wine menu, they infuse their own vodkas and always have specialty cocktails. I loved their Gin & Juice as well as the Key Lime Martini! One of the bartenders, Terry, was our favorite - she was just so awesome and really made out stay.

There were only a few cons -
The housekeeping varied each day. The room was always clean but being on the sleeper sofa the whole week, every day something different happened with my sheets. Most days my bed was unmade, not a big deal but annoying.

All the outlets in our suite were on the same circuit and the one night we blew it out with two hairdryers. We didn't realize the two rooms were connected. A littlw frustrating while trying to get ready for a night out.

Last- the outlets themselves were so hard to come by. My mom had to charge her phone in kindle in the bathroom. I know they wanted to hide outlets but it made it impossible to plug in phones, etc.

Honestly, this place is spectacular. I have stayed many places in KW and I will never stay anywhere else again. You are never a number and the employees take incredible care of you. I never met one person That did mot treat me with the greatest respect! Get me back to this hotel ASAP!!

14/03/15 | Link | Rating: 5.0