About Us

Meet the Staff at the best hotel in Key West!

To truly experience Key West like a local, we encourage you to try staying at a small property like our historic inn or vacation rentals.  The staff, including our pet ambassadors, go above and beyond to ensure your vacation is a great one. We want our guests looking for the best hotel in Key West that they made the right decision to stay with us. Our personal goal is to make YOUR vacation the best it can be!

Alison

What year did you come to Key West and from where?  
I moved to Key West in January 2011 from Bar Harbor, Maine. I’m originally from Monroe, Michigan.

Why did you come to Key West?
After college I was deciding between two very different locations - northernmost Alaska and southernmost Key West.  I had never visited Key West, but had heard colorful stories of the culture and lifestyle and it won me over.

What's your favorite activity to do in Key West?
I love bike riding, happy hour hopping, being out on the water in any type of boat, and taking my dog, Mojo, to the beach to run around in the sand.

Why do you LOVE Key West?
I love my job.  I’m also thankful to be able to ride my bike (almost) everywhere I go, and I so much appreciate the unique culture, “One Human Family” mentality and laid back lifestyle Key West has to offer.

Haytham

What year did you come to Key West and from where?
I moved to Key West in 2008 from Jordan, went back home in 2009, then returned to Key West again in 2010.

Why did you come to Key West?
Initially because of a university internship, then I came back in 2010 because I loved it so much.

What's your favorite activity to do in Key West?
I love the beach, water sports and running along Smathers beach.

Why do you LOVE Key West?
The island’s simple living lifestyle, great weather, food, parties and most importantly, the "One Human Family” philosophy.

Laurine

What year did you come to Key West and from where? 

I moved to Key West on September 30, 1989, from Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada.

Why did you come to Key West?

I came to Key West to co-produce Buskerfest, a Street Performer Festival. I fell in love with the island, the people and the weather.

What's your favorite activity to do in Key West?

I love my year round porch garden and grow many of my own herbs. I also love sailing and cycling.

Why do you LOVE Key West?

The island’s simple living lifestyle, great weather, food, parties and most importantly, the "One Human Family” philosophy. I've had a lot of fun being involved in the Bahama Village and Caribbean Community of Key West, as well as the Caribbean music scene.