Exciting watersports, breezy beaches, vibrant nightlife, historical landmarks, conch-style architecture, key lime pie, conch fritters, beautiful sunsets, and boutique hotels. Key West has everything for everyone.
Here are 18 of the best boutique hotels, resorts, and B&B accommodations that are worth checking if you’re planning to make Key West your next adventure.
Cradled in the historic district of Key West, The Mermaid & The Alligator features the casual elegance of a unique bed and breakfast (B&B) set in a 1904 Victorian home.
This adults-only 9-room accommodation offers concierge services, a communal lounge, a sun terrace, a garden, a free breakfast, and a hot tub.
Select units are fitted with a patio overlooking the garden.
Featuring tropical-style rooms, and an outdoor pool, Andrews Inn & Garden Cottages is a short walk from the island’s entertainment and dining district.
This 3-star B&B hotel offers breakfast at the main inn, a happy hour, on-site maid services, loaner bikes, beach gear for rent, and various water recreations.
Its circa 1900 rooms come with a clock radio, a fridge, a flat-screen TV, and an iPod dock.
A 5-minute drive from Smathers Beach, Simonton Court Historic Inn & Cottages features upscale accommodations, 4 outdoor pools, a garden, and a complimentary breakfast.
This 4-star B&B hotel provides maid services, grocery delivery service, bicycle hire, and off-site golf, cycling, and diving.
All rooms are fitted with a patio or a balcony; a private bathroom with amenities, a fridge, a telephone, and a flat-screen TV.
Featuring polished accommodations, an outdoor heated pool, a cocktail bar, hot tub, and daily breakfast, Orchid Key Inn – Adults Only is a short walk from the Ernest Hemingway House and Museum.
This 3-star hotel on Duval Street offers a complimentary drink and happy hour.
All rooms are provided with an iPod dock, fridge, microwave, a Keurig® coffee maker, and a 42-inch flat-screen TV. Select suites come with a sofa bed and a spa bath.
Another B&B accommodation in Key West is H2O Suites- Adults Only. A few steps from Duval Street, this 3-star hotel features a landscaped courtyard and a rooftop pool.
It offers a happy hour and a welcome drink, a sun terrace, an on-site bar, loaner bikes, an off-site golf course and hiking.
Every room comes equipped with a seating area; a private bathroom, an iPod dock, and a flat-screen TV. Some suites feature a private pool.
Boasting water activities like off-site diving, fishing, and windsurfing, this all-suite 4-star hotel is just a block away from the ocean.
It’s a short drive from Clinton Market Square. It features two heated pools, a garden, an on-site Japanese restaurant, a fitness center, a tour desk, on-site parking, and off-site cycling.
Each airy suite comes with a 48-inch cable TV and a fully equipped kitchen.
Set in the heart of Key West, this 3-story conch-style accommodation features a cocktail hour, a hot tub, an outdoor pool, air-conditioned rooms, and a lending library.
It offers a free welcome drink, daily breakfast, concierge services, and luggage storage.
Every room is fitted with a wardrobe and a private bathroom with amenities. A flat-screen TV, DVD player, fridge, telephone, and microwave are provided.
Within striking distance from Fort Zachary Taylor Beach, this laid-back inn featuresa bar, a wine hour, an indoor pool, a terrace, and a garden.
It offers a variety of off-site recreation such as golf, cycling, diving, canoeing, snorkeling, fishing, and windsurfing.
Each accommodation features a patio, a private bathroom with deluxe amenities, and a flat-screen TV. Some units are fitted with a balcony or a seating area.
Boasting 3 dockside restaurants, 2 waterfront pools, a boutique, a fitness center, and stylish accommodations, this pet-friendly 4-star hotel is just a bridge away from Key West.
It offers on-site parking, access to off-site water recreation, free shuttle services, off-site cycling, and golf.
All rooms include a flat-screen TV, handmade bath products, and a spacious balcony.
Nestled along the seacoast of Florida Bay, Parrot Key Hotel & Villas boasts 4 outdoor pools, a cafe, a fitness center, and poolside dining in a well-manicured waterfront estate.
This 4-star hotel also features an off-site golf course, free shuttle, and an array of water activities.
Each room comes with a safety deposit box, a bathroom, terrace with ocean views, fridge, and a 55-inch HDTV.
A few minutes drive from Key West International Airport, Oceans Edge Key West boasts a picturesque water scenery, restaurant, waterfront bar, courtyard, 6 pools, marina with 165 slips, a paddle shop, and on-site water activities.
This pet-friendly hotel offers free breakfast, lifts, and hassle-free check-in/check-out.
Each accommodation is fitted with a sundeck, patio, stocked private bathroom, and a TV.
The next boutique hotel in Key West features trendy accommodations with sundecks, an outdoor pool, and a courtyard.
The Truman is adjacent to the shops, bars, and restaurants in Duval Street. Offers daily breakfast for free.
All rooms are fitted with wood floors, tiled bathrooms with toiletries, a safety deposit box, flat-screen TV, iPod dock, and a fridge.
A 4-star waterfront hotel in this island city sits in the old town district near Key West Aquarium. Opal Key Resort & Marina features a heated pool, a marina, poolside dining, fitness center, and bistro.
It also offers ironing facilities, concierge services, off-site cycling, jacuzzi, and other water activities.
Each airy accommodation comes with majestic ocean views, and a cable flat-screen TV.
A 5-minute drive from Key West Aquarium and Higgs Beach, Paradise Inn – Adult Exclusive features a lotus pond, a landscaped courtyard, an outdoor pool with fountain, hot tub, and free cheese and wine hour.
It offers sightseeing tours, facilities for the differently-abled, and free breakfast.
Suites are provided with a sitting area, coffee maker, fridge, microwave, and cable TV.
Situated near the Key West Tropical Forest and Botanical Garden, The Gates Hotel Key West features a Caribbean-inspired food truck, cigar lounge, rum bar, restaurant, and outdoor pool.
This luxury hotel also offers free on-site parking, free welcome drink, and shuttle services.
A coffee maker, in-room safe, en suite bathroom, flat-screen TV, and fridge are provided in every accommodation at The Gates.
Another adults-only hotel in Key West, Southernmost Inn Adult Exclusive is based in a refined 1800s property close to Duval Street.
It features colonial-style accommodations, a poolside bar, 2 outdoor heated pools, a hot tub, sundeck, a free breakfast, a happy hour, a fitness center, and an outdoor patio.
Tropical-themed rooms are provided with a flat-screen TV and air conditioning.
Within a walking distance from US-1, this 4-star waterfront hotel features a poolside café, gym, sun terrace, on-site Starbucks, outdoor pool, and circa 1940 bar.
24 North Hotel Key West offers on-site parking and shuttle, and a 24-hour front desk.
A private bathroom with amenities, a seating area, and a flat-screen TV are provided in every chic quarter.
Soak and scull in the Gulf of Mexico, Marco Beach Ocean Resort features a full-service spa, on-site restaurant, gym, sauna, rooftop pool, and off-site golf.
This luxury beachfront resort also offers in-room breakfast, 24-hour concierge services, etc.
All suites are equipped with private balconies, full kitchens, master baths with shower and tub, and king-sized bed.
The Kimpton Wonslow’s Bungalow boast a very relaxing atmosphere and great modern amenities for a very satisfying stay.
Each guest room is provided with a flat-screen TV, a small refrigerator and a private bathroom with complimentary toiletries. Some rooms also feature a patio or a fancy free-standing bathtub to make your stay more relaxing.
There are 3 swimming pools on-site, a bar, parking and pets are allowed. Breakfast is also served to give your day a good start.
If you are looking for a boutique hotel that boasts tranquility, and at the same time pristine rooms, check out The Gardens Hotel.
All guest rooms are provided with a private balcony, a flat-screen cable TV, a refrigerator and ironing facilities. Rooms that feature a hot tub are also available to cater to couples staying to celebrate a special occasion.
This pet-friendly accommodation has 2 swimming pools, a bar and parking. Restaurants and cafes are nearby as well.
A charming bed and breakfast that features elegant rooms and an ambiance perfect for couples.
This bed and breakfast is set in the heart of Key West, and offers rooms with a flat-screen TV, a small refrigerator, a microwave and coffee making-facilities. Units with a vintage bathtub is also featured.
This pet-friendly B&B offers daily housekeeping, parking and of course a mouth-watering breakfast to start your day.
This is an adult-only hotel that only allows guests 21 years old and older. A cool and relaxing accommodation for travelling couples.
The rooms are fitted with a flat-screen TV with cable channels, complimentary toiletries and other room essentials to foster a convenient and comfortable stay. A welcoming place where you can have fun and relax.
Here you will find a swimming pool, a restaurant, a bar and free WIFI. The South Beach and a number of attractions are nearby.
Here we have another adult-only accommodation, nestled in the heart of Key West. Boasting a scenic location.
The rooms offered are furnished with a satellite TV, a microwave, a small refrigerator, coffee-making facilities and a patio. Relax and have the best time soaking the sun on their sun deck at their pool area.
This place features 1 swimming pool, a bar, private parking and is just 4 minutes away from the Historic Lighthouse.
If you want a more homey vibe when you go on your next couple’s holiday in Key West, then you should visit The Conch House.
This lovely bed and breakfast offers rooms with a flat-screen TV, a private bathroom and complimentary toiletries. The ambiance of this accommodation is very conducive for couples celebrating their anniversary.
You will find 1 swimming pool on-site, parking and breakfast is served to give you the energy you need to face the day.
If you want to find more boutique hotels, hotels with hot tubs, or romantic hotels for a weekend getaway in Key West FL, check out these locations below for your next vacation.
Above is the curated varying definition of the multidimensional boutique hotel from a modest 9-room B&B to posh suites and villas. The best boutique hotel in Key West FL this year is a B&B, The Mermaid & The Alligator. The selection is based on ratings, customer reviews, amenities, among others. Point is, whatever suits you best is "the best in the West".
The best boutique hotel for couples in Key West FL this year goes to another B&B, Andrews Inn & Garden Cottages. This tropical-inspired inn has everything to keep couples being romantic together such as happy hour, on-site maid services, loaner bikes, beach gear for rent, and various water recreations, among others.
There are several adults-only boutique hotel in Key West FL with equally high ratings, pleasant amenities and positive reviews. It's a tie between Orchid Key Inn - Adults Only and H2O Suites- Adults Only. While Orchid Key Inn - Adults Only features a hot tub, and heated outdoor pool; H2O Suites- Adults Only offers a private pool in select units. Both also provide a happy hour. So, it's up to you to break the tie.
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