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Not a hotel, but a small romantic B&B for couples who value a quiet retreat.

Key West secluded hideway

This historic B & B is tucked amid lush gardens, a block from Key West's Duval Street and 4 blocks from Fort Zachary Taylor Park. Catering to couples who want to be close to the action but away from the noise.

Outdoor poolside dining

This intimate retreat hidden in a private compound hosts a daily Continental breakfast buffet served beside the mini-rainforest. The guesthouse's grounds include a pool, rooftop sundeck and tropical gardens.

Discoving Individuality

Each of our 23 rooms is unique, not a stock hotel room but an historic retreat. All have 1 bed for 2 adults, many with stained glass windows and granite or marble vanities. All have refridgerators, TV and AC.


Heron House is one block from Duval Street in Old Town. Parking is free on the streets near the Guesthouse. The inn's composed of several restored 19th-century residences. It maintains an atmosphere of quiet elegance, discouraging loud or boisterous behavior so its guests may enjoy the peace and solitude of our carefully tended tropical gardens. Above the heated pool in the central courtyard there is also a rooftop sundeck. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available in the common areas near the breezeway. Also a complimentary continental breakfast is served daily 7:30am to 10am.

  • Swimming pool - outdoor
  • Concierge desk
  • Free breakfast
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Total number of rooms - 23
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Patio
  • Number of floors - 2
  • Year Built 1860
  • Complimentary newspapers in lobby
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Parking nearby
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Available in all rooms: Free Wi-Fi

Available in some public areas: Free Wi-Fi


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Room Amenities
  • Ceiling fan
  • Air conditioning
  • Refrigerator
  • Extra towels/bedding
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Designer toiletries
  • Bathrobes
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • In-room safe
  • Desk
  • Individually decorated
  • Cable TV service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Private bathroom
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A complimentary Continental breakfast buffet is provided every morning adjacent to the waterfall and aquarium in the rainforest/breezeway area. The hotel does not have its own restaurant, but there are several dining options within the surrounding area, everything is an easy walk.

Nearby restaurants: Sarabeth's,Michael's, Mangia Mangia, Café Marquesa and A & B Lobster House.

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The hotel has a heated outdoor pool in its courtyard.

Less than three miles from the hotel, popular Smathers Beach has a water-activities center renting Jet Skis, sailboats, kayaks, snorkel sets, and other gear. Parasailing is also available for a fee.

The recreational activities listed below are available either at or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Bicycle rentals on site
  • Banana boat nearby
  • Boat launch nearby
  • Tennis lessons available nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Dock nearby
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Boating nearby
  • Volleyball nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Helicopter/airplane tours nearby
  • Fishing nearby
  • Swimming nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Tennis nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
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To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Accessible path of travel
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower


Check-in time ends at 6 PM

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 21

Special check-in instructions:

Guests planning to arrive after 6 PM must contact this property before 5 PM to arrange check-in. Please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

This is an adults-only property.


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Accepted at this hotel: American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa


Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • No onsite parking is available.
  • Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 25 years old.

Minimum guest age is 21

Caters to adults only

No rollaway/extra beds available

No cribs (infant beds) available

No elevators

Noise-free rooms not guaranteed

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Additional Details

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties. Guests under 21 years old are not permitted at this adults-only property. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. Alcohol is not served at this property.

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