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Featured Hostels in Key West

Seashell Motel & Key West Hostel
1.5 out of 5
718 South Street, Key West, FL
$72
per night
May 1 - May 2

Located in Old Town, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Simonton Beach and Duval Street. South Beach and Higgs Beach are also within 10 minutes.

3/5 (1,076 reviews)

"Property was quaint and cute. Perfect for our one night stay. I would rather have not had the room by the entrance/street. It was noisy."…"

Reviewed on Mar 4, 2020

Seashell Motel & Key West Hostel
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Other property types in Key West

Oceans Edge Key West Resort, Hotel & Marina
Oceans Edge Key West Resort, Hotel & Marina
4 out of 5
5950 Peninsular Avenue, Key West, FL
$259
per night
May 3 - May 4
4.5/5Wonderful! (2,563 reviews)

"Beautiful property with great service and amenities! We loved kayaking, paddleboarding, kid's movie, nice resaurant and wonderful pool area. My family really enjoyed their stay and we will definitely be going back on our next visit to Key West."…"

Reviewed on Mar 24, 2020

Oceans Edge Key West Resort, Hotel & Marina
24 North Hotel Key West
24 North Hotel Key West
4 out of 5
3820 North Roosevelt Boulevard, Key West, FL
$199
per night
May 3 - May 4
4.1/5Very Good! (2,097 reviews)

"Great staff member, Ron, was very helpful at the front desk!"…"

Reviewed on Mar 27, 2020

24 North Hotel Key West
Southernmost Beach Resort
Southernmost Beach Resort
4 out of 5
1319 Duval Street, Key West, FL
$449
per night
May 4 - May 5
4.4/5Excellent! (5,405 reviews)

"Beautiful place to stay. Their swimming pools are amazing, the staff is incredible."…"

Reviewed on Mar 20, 2020

Southernmost Beach Resort
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

What Is a Hostel?

If you're in the market for an affordable place to stay in Key West, a hostel in town might be a great option. These dorm-style accommodations come in many forms, but they have a few qualities in common:

  • Low prices
  • A social atmosphere
  • Shared rooms (though many have private options too)

By going with a hostel in Key West, you can reduce your spending on lodging and save more of your trip funds for exploring during your vacation. You can check out the live music venues and other cultural highlights in this destination, as well as activities like boating.

Hostels in Key West

Need some guidance on where to stay in Key West? This hostel is popular:

Seashell Motel & Key West Hostel - Property features include free WiFi, free parking, and a 24-hour front desk. You'll find showers, free toiletries, and TVs in all rooms.

When Is the Best Time to Visit Key West?

The weather can be a big factor when you're discovering new places, so here's some information that might be helpful:

  • The hottest months are typically July and August, while January and December are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 80° F and nighttime temperatures average 64° F
  • April-June: 89° F is the daytime average and 70° F is the nighttime average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 90° F and nighttime averages are around 78° F
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 87° F during the day and 65° F at night
  • Average rainfall is 39.76 inches in a year

What Can I Do in Key West?

Depending on what you're interested in, you might enjoy these places:

Top Sights
  • Audubon House and Tropical Gardens
  • Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum
  • Mallory Square
Natural Features
  • Key West National Wildlife Refuge
  • Fort Zachary Taylor Historic State Park
  • Boca Chica Key
Cultural Attractions
  • Key West Art and Historical Society
  • Key West Shipwreck Museum
  • Custom House Museum

Overall, Key West is known for its:

  • Bars
  • Live music
  • Excursions
  • Entertainment
  • Festivals
  • Boating
  • Biking

How to Get to Key West and Around the Area

You can search for flights to the closest airport in Key West, FL (EYW-Key West Intl.), 9.1 mi (14.6 km) away from the city center.

Frequently asked questions

Should I stay in a hostel in Key West?
If you’re hoping to find somewhere affordable to stay in Key West, there are 803 lodging options here to pick from, including hostels. Hostels are a great way to stay for a lower cost, so you can save your budget for exploring. You can enjoy activities in this destination like boating and biking.
What is a hostel?
No two hostels look exactly the same, but these dorm-style accommodations all have shared rooms (though many hostels offer private room options too), budget-friendly prices, and a social setting.
What are the best hostels in Key West?
While you’re deciding on somewhere to stay, check out this top hostel in Key West: Seashell Motel & Key West Hostel - Located within a 5-minute walk of Duval Street. You can take advantage of free WiFi and a 24-hour front desk, as well as tour/ticket assistance. Rooms come with towels, showers, and free toiletries.
What's the weather like in Key West?
The weather can be a big factor when you want to venture out and explore, so here’s some information that may be helpful: The hottest months are usually July and August with an average temp of 89°F, while the coldest months are January and December with an average of 65°F. Average annual rainfall for Key West is 39.83 inches.
What is there to see and do in Key West?
Overall, Key West is known for its bars, live music, and festivals. Major attractions include Duval Street, Mallory Square, and Southernmost Point. Get out into nature with places like South Beach, Smathers Beach, and Dry Tortugas National Park. Cultural attractions include Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, Key West Butterfly and Nature Conservatory, and San Carlos Institute - Casa Cuba.
What's the best way to get around Key West?
You can fly into the closest airport in Key West, FL (EYW-Key West Intl.), 3 mi (4.8 km) away from the city center.

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