Merlin Guest House

811 Simonton Street Key West, Florida 33040 USA  |  Telephone: 305-296-3336
4.82 - based on 909 reviews

My husband and I were very pleased with our two night stay at the Merlin Guest House. The staff was very polite and accommodating. Our Deluxe King room was roomy and nicely situated with a view of the pool.  Our room also had a private porch. The Merlin Guest House is quiet and tropical, but it’s just a quick one-block walk to all the excitement on Duval. Breakfast was very tasty. I would recommend this hotel to friends without hesitation.

By: on February 17, 2017
Hotel Reviewed: Merlin Guest House

5 / 5


Ken made check in and out a breeze.  Everything was clean and service was prompt and excellent.  Ken was also helpful with local attractions and eateries.  We will be back and plan to stay at the Merlin Guest House.   Fantastic experience.  Thanks.

By: on February 15, 2017
Hotel Reviewed: Merlin Guest House

5 / 5


My husband and I enjoyed the exquisite accommodations at the Merlin Guest House.  The king suite was a wonderful retreat for the two of us. Breakfast on the patio provided a wonderful start to our day.  Afternoon tea was a sweet treat.  The bed was just like home and the the decor and bathroom furnishings were top notch.  Check in and out was smooth. Park and forget about it.  We loved walking to everything in the heart of downtown Key West.  We walked to the beach each day and the sunsets were beautiful. We didn’t want to stay on Duval street due to the hustle and bustle.  Simonton street is quiet and is nice to take a stroll on.  Off the Hook Bistro across the street was fantastic and there is small restaurant tucked back off of Duval called Only Wood which was quite yummy.

We definitely will be returning to the Merlin Guest House in the future.

By: on February 9, 2017
Hotel Reviewed: Merlin Guest House

5 / 5


We have stayed at the Merlin Guest House the past 6 years and won’t stay elsewhere. We love the location, the comforts and friendliness of all of the staff, which is why we return year after year, and why we referred our friends who have now stayed the past 2 years.  Oh, and we LOVE Jordan del Gato!!

One suggestion would be to add more hooks to hang things up so as not to have the room seem so messy.  🙂  Other than that, just keep doing what you already do so well.

By: on February 9, 2017
Hotel Reviewed: Merlin Guest House

5 / 5


I had a wonderful time at the Merlin Guest House. Great location and a great place to stay.

By: on February 8, 2017
Hotel Reviewed: Merlin Guest House

5 / 5


My husband and I along with 2 other couples stayed at the Merlin Guest House during the Key West Wine Festival.  This is the second visit for us and a couple of our friends and a first for another couple.

We returned to the Merlin Guest House for several reasons:  we love the quaint atmosphere of the hotel (no crowds!), the beds are very comfy, the rooms are IMMACULATE, courtyard area is very welcoming, Jordan the cat helps me miss my cats less, the staff is always friendly, welcoming, and very accommodating. The location is PERFECTLY situated midway between the gulf coast and the Atlantic.

I struggled between giving Merlin Guest House 4 or 5 pineapples. The only reason I didn’t give it 5 was due to the lack of storage in our queen room (one of the couples with us had a king room with more storage). In our queen room, there was only one dresser and a wall-mounted 3-hook clothing rack on the wall. Otherwise, this boutique hotel is perfect.

When we plan to visit Key West in the future we won’t stay anywhere else!

By: on February 7, 2017
Hotel Reviewed: Merlin Guest House

4 / 5


Great location !! Staff was very friendly!! Will stay here again.

By: on February 7, 2017
Hotel Reviewed: Merlin Guest House

5 / 5


We came for an overnight on the ferry from Ft Myers and were extremely pleased with our room and the facilities at the Merlin Guest House. The location is great, two of our favorite restaurants are nearby. We all LOVED the shower in our room. Would most definitely come back here again.

By: on February 7, 2017
Hotel Reviewed: Merlin Guest House

5 / 5


We were warmly greeted by the friendly lady at the front desk.  Our room was ready and was an eclectic mix of historic buildings and modern furnishings.  Room is not big, maybe 10 feet wide but much longer.  Bed was comfortable and bathroom well appointed. Everything was clean.  Breakfast on the pool deck was a nice touch that included locally made ham and cheese croissants. The day time desk guy steered us right to where to rent bicycles; and managed the hand off of our bag to the porter take it back to the ferry.

Here’s what could be better. The bed, as I said was comfortable, was overdue for replacement.  It is a platform bed and the mattress sags over the side on one side. This is all based on a one night stay, so if your  stay is longer, it may become a problem.

So, would I stay there again?  Absolutely.

By: on February 7, 2017
Hotel Reviewed: Merlin Guest House

4 / 5


We had a wonderful stay.  The staff was fantastic and helpful for our first visit to key west.  I would highly recommend staying there to anyone!  Thanks so much and we hope to visit again soon.

Scott

By: on February 7, 2017
Hotel Reviewed: Merlin Guest House

5 / 5