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Adventure, Travel, and Discovery - January 2006 Key West Literary Seminar

Adventure, Travel, and Discovery - January 2006 Key West Literary Seminar
Many fine Key West hotels, inns and B&Bs offer substantially discounted rates to Seminar and Workshop attendees. Be sure to mention the Seminar when you ask for rates. We encourage you to book early, as only a limited number of rooms have been set aside. It is often possible to save the cost of the Seminar by using the discounted rates.

Walk time indicates how far accommodations are from
the San Carlos Institute at 516 Duval Street.

Two of Key West's most charming facilities serve as official headquarters for our Seminar:
1. Marquesa Hotell (10 min. walk)
600 Fleming St.
AAA 4 diamond award winner
2. The Award Winning Paradise Inn (5-10 min. walk)
819 Simonton St.
(10% discount for seminar registrants)
The Ocean Key House Suite Resort and Marina is the official headquarters for our
Writers' Workshops.
Ocean Key Resort & Spa (10 min. walk)
Zero Duval Street
Subject to availability only.
  • Jr. Suites with City View - King bed and sofa bed in one open plan suite. $329 per night, plus 11.5% tax
  • One-Bedroom City View Suites -King bed, living area with sofa bed, dining area, kitchen, In-Suite Jacuzzi & Private Balcony. $379 per night, plus 11.5% tax
  • Contact Ocean Key Reservations at 800-328-9815, Monday-Friday 9am-5pm, for rates and availability.
  • Other seminar supporters and discounted accommodations:
    Abaco Inn (10-15 min. walk)
    415 Julia Street
    $109.00 plus tax per night. Four (4) night minimum.
    Crowne Plaza La Concha Downtown
    430 Duval Street
    Special seminar rate: $199.00 plus tax
    The Crowne Plaza La Concha is located in the heart of Old Town, 1/2 block from Seminar activities.
    NEW home of Starbucks Coffee!
    Cypress House and Guest Studios (5-10 min. walk)
    601 Caroline St.
    800-525-2488 or 305-294-6969
    15% discount for Seminar participants
    Elaborate daily Breakfast Buffet with freshly baked muffins and sweetbreads, fresh bagels, and a daily hot breakfast entree, served each morning 8:00 until 11:00. Our legendary evening Happy Hour at poolside includes a self service full bar, snacks, beer, wine and soft drinks.
    Garden House (10 min walk)
    329 Elizabeth Street
    800-695-6453 or 305-296-5368
    Queen rooms staring at $179
    10% Discount to Seminar attendees.

    The Grand (20 min. walk)
    1116 Grinnell St.
    888-947-2630 or 305-294-0590
    $118 - $158 plus tax per night
    Historic cigar maker's rooming house, remodeled in 1997 into delightful, tropical rooms with private baths. Frommer's Travel Guide Favorite for the last four years. Complimentary Continental breakfast. Reasonable rates. Our Literary Seminar regulars return year after year. www.thegrandguesthouse.com

    Key West Bed & Breakfast (5-10 min. walk)
    (Right next to Island City House)
    415 William Street
    800-438-6155 or 305 296-7274
    Ask for special Seminar rates -$99-$265 plus tax
    The Mermaid & The Alligator (10-15 min. walk)
    729 Truman Avenue
    15% discount, please call for rates
    There is a 4 night minimum star requirement.
    Please mention the Literary Seminar when making a reservation.
    Nassau House (10-15 min. walk)
    Rated # 1 in Key West by TripAdvisor
    1016 Fleming St.
    15% discount off rates for seminar attendees.
    (Please mention you are attending the Key West Literary Seminar anytime between January 5 - January 16, 2004.)

    Ocean Breeze Inn (15 min. walk)
    Linda & Jim Coontz, Owners/Innkeepers
    625 South St.
    305-296-2829 or 877/879-2362 (Toll Free Reservations Line)
    Old Town Charm, Key West Unique. 15-room resort motel ideally located in Old Town, heated pool, free parking. 15% Literary Seminar Discount

    Rent Key West Vacations
    1107 Truman Avenue
    toll-free (800) 833-RENT
    fax (305) 292-3723
    Distinctive, private Old Town homes and oceanfront rentals.
    Please mention the Literary Seminar when making a reservation.
    Tropical Inn (5 min. Walk)
    812 Duval St.
    The intimacy of a B & B; the ambience of a small hotel in the European tradition. Fabulous garden with pool and spa, Duval Street location - 3 blocks from San Carlos Institute. $249 to $449 plus tax per night. 15% discount to seminar participants.

    Should you have any problems, please call the
    Key West Literary Seminar, toll-free, at 888-293-9291.


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