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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!

Haytham in Key West

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.

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.

Kelly

What year did you come to Key West and from where?
I came to Key West in 2015 from Georgia, via Mobile, Alabama -- (the REAL birthplace of Mardi Gras in the US!)

Why did you come to Key West?
I needed a new chapter in my life's book. I sold or gave away most of my possessions, rehabbed a camper, packed up my boyfriend and the dog, and Voila!

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

Strolling the streets, admiring the tropical foliage and flowering plants. To watch how colorful chickens and iguanas entertain the tourists. This observation of nature leads the way to Happy Hour!

Why do you LOVE Key West?

Freedom from judgement... come as you are, be as you are! Super dog-friendly, warm weather and SUNSETS!

Katie

What year did you come to Key West and from where?
I moved to Key West in January 2015 from Kalamazoo, Michigan. I was raised in the suburbs of Detroit.

Why did you come to Key West?
My husband is in the U.S. Navy and when it came time to pick orders Key West was on the list! Not bad for his first duty station, huh?

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

My favorite thing to do in Key West is eat! There is no shortage of good food here and I'm still working my way through our list of places to try. I also enjoy going for walks in Old Town and experiencing all the history Key west has to offer.

Why do you LOVE Key West?

Key West truly has a unique culture that is accepting of all people and the "One Human Family" movement is definitely close to my heart. I also love never being far from gorgeous views of the ocean. Sunset over the sparkling water is breathtaking.