Some of the Key West hotels, inns, and B&Bs listed here offer discounted rates to attendees of the Key West Literary Seminar and Writers’ Workshops. Be sure to mention the Seminar when you ask for rates. Offers presented below must be confirmed with the respective establishments and may change without notice. We encourage you to book early.

This year’s Seminar will be held at the Coffee Butler Amphitheater, 21 Quay Road in Key West, located in the Truman Waterfront Park. Distances and walking times to and from the Amphitheater are indicated in the description of each property.

Alexander Palms Court

Offering lodging accommodations in old town only two blocks from the Atlantic Ocean and Duval Street, near the Southernmost Point. Our tropical compound style guest house offers comfortable, spacious accommodations ranging from standard rooms to full suites.
715 South St. / 305-296-6413
(1.3 miles, 25 minute walk)

Ambrosia Key West

Close to Duval Street, Ambrosia Key West offers an atmosphere of total relaxation. Rooms, suites, and town homes are furnished with either a queen- or king-sized bed dressed in designer linens. Start your day with a complimentary deluxe continental breakfast served in our gazebo while listening to the soothing sounds of the waterfall. Spend your afternoon in one of our three tranquil pools surrounded by gently swaying palm trees. Amenities include air conditioning, ceiling fan, refrigerator, coffee maker, cable TV, cordless phone, voice mail, high-speed internet access, and original artwork by local artists from the Florida Keys. Ambrosia welcomes children, friendly pets, and all major credit cards.
622 Fleming St. / 305-296-9838
(0.8 miles, 16 minute walk)

Andrews Inn & Garden Cottages

Perfectly located in the heart of old town with lush courtyard, heated pool, daily cocktail hour, and breakfast included. Cottages include full kitchens and private decks with jacuzzis.
0 Whalton Lane / 888-263-7393 or 305-294-7730
(0.7 miles, 14 minute walk)

Authors Guesthouse

Authors Key West Guesthouse was conceived to honor the literary masters who lived and worked in quaint, colorful Key West. Born from this idea is our enchanting bed and breakfast, a compound of historic Conch-style houses, suites, and rooms. The perfect accommodations for your tropical Key West vacation!
725 White St. / 305-294-7381
(1.2 miles, 25 minute walk)

Crowne Plaza Key West – La Concha

Centered on Duval Street, La Concha Key West has been welcoming guests to Key West since 1926. We enjoy being an integral part of the island’s history and look forward to having you stay with us.
No Discount.
430 Duval St. / (305) 296-2991
(0.7 miles, 13 minute walk)

Eden House

A tranquil, peaceful setting with all the amenities and none of the attitude. In historic old town Key West, just a short walk from Duval Street. Eden House hotel offers affordable rates, a heated pool, Jacuzzi, elevated sundeck, waterfalls, hammocks, swings, garden cafe, and friendly service– all in a lush, tropical setting.
1015 Fleming St. / 305-296-6868
(1.1 miles, 22 minute walk)

El Patio Motel

El Patio is a 30 room motel designed in 1950s Art Deco style. We have two levels surrounding a lush tropical garden and fountain. On the third level of our motel we feature a peaceful, private roof deck with tropical plants. El Patio also has a sparkling swimming pool and a spacious sunning area. We are located on the Atlantic side of old town Key West, 2 blocks from the beach and 3 blocks from Duval Street.
800 Washington St. / 866-533-5189 or 305-296-6531
(1.4 miles, 28 minute walk)

The Gates Hotel

The Gates Hotel welcomes attendees of the 2018 Key West Literary Seminar & Writer’s Workshops with our Best Available Rates! We are a new boutique hotel located at the entryway to Key West offering an intimate setting that invites guests to celebrate the island’s colorful history and creative spirit. Mixing contemporary design and retro Floridian flair, The Gates Hotel  features a prohibition-era welcome cocktail, an on-site concierge and fitness center, an on-site food truck featuring regionally inspired tapas for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, free on-site parking, guestrooms with modern amenities that uniquely combine upscale sophistication and polished service with the island’s casual laidback vibe.
3824 N Roosevelt Blvd. | (305) 320-0930
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(Not within walking distance, 15 minute car ride, 25 minute bike ride)

The Grand Guesthouse

Frommer’s Travel Guide favorite for the last 10 years and a National Geographic Traveler Magazine “Insider Pick” for Jan/Feb 2009. Complimentary continental breakfast. Reasonable rates and free parking. Our Literary Seminar regulars return year after year.
1116 Grinnell St. / 888-947-2630 or 305-294-0590
(1.2 miles, 25 minute walk)

Island House

Private, clothing-optional resort for men in old town Key West. Luxury rooms. Poolside café and bar. Heated pool, fully-equipped gym, sauna, steamroom, two Jacuzzis, and erotic video room. We were recently named “The best gay men’s resort in the world” by
1129 Fleming St. / 305-294-6284
(1.2 miles, 25 minute walk)

Key West Bed and Breakfast

Classic Caribbean Casual
The Key West Bed and Breakfast is located in the William Russell House (circa 1898), and is listed in the National Historic Register. Constructed by Bahamian shipbuilders, this lovely 3-story Victorian is located on a quiet, tree-shaded street in the heart of Key West’s “Old Town.”
415 William Street / 800-438-6155 or 305-296-7274
(0.9 miles, 19 minute walk)

Last Key Realty

We want each of our guests to come away feeling that same magic we felt ourselves the first time we came to Key West. Our collection of 100 + meticulously furnished private homes, condos & villas include 24/7 concierge guest services. Daily, Weekly & Monthly. / 305-292-6266

The Laureate

The Laureate Key West

The Laureate Key West: an all-new, all-suite Key West luxury hotel. Between the modern, luxurious accommodations and a prime bay front location, this Key West getaway is one you do not want to miss. The Laureate serves as a perfect jumping off point for exploring the colorful town and all of the things to do in Key West. Whether you are looking for a family beach vacation or a romantic beach getaway, The Laureate Key West offers something for everyone, making it one of the best places to stay in Key West. From the beautiful bay views to the thoughtfully appointed, coastal chic rooms, a stay at The Laureate Key West offers an unparalleled Key West Vacation.
3444 N. Roosevelt Blvd. / Reservations: 800-932-9332
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(Not within walking distance: 15 minute car ride, 20 minute bike ride)

L’Habitation Hotel

L’Habitation reflects all the architectural charm of a true Key West Conch House with Victorian and Bahamian accents. Located 1/2 block from Duval Street, 10 minutes walking distance from Fort Zachary Taylor beach, Hemingway house, Audubon house, Truman’s “Little White House”, and Mallory square (sunset attractions).
408 Eaton St. / 305-293-9203
(0.7 miles, 13 minute walk)

The Marker

The Marker Waterfront Resort is located on the historic harbor, just two blocks off of the world famous Duval Street. Featuring 96 guest rooms you are within steps to Key West nightlife, great dining options and water activities. You will be greeted upon arrival with a complimentary welcome cocktail from the front desk staff. On property you will find yourself surrounded by lush tropical landscapes at each of our three pools and on-site restaurant and bar. The hotel also features an on-site concierge and fitness center. Find yourself being pampered each night as you turn in with our daily turn down service.
200 William St. / 888-869-5111
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(1.1 miles, 22 minute walk)

Marquesa Hotel

Set in the center of the historic district of Old Town Key West, the Marquesa compound is set around a lush interior garden and sparkling swimming pools. Time slows down at the Marquesa where a quiet retreat awaits those looking for luxury, privacy, excellent food and service.
No discount.
AAA Four Diamond rating
600 Fleming St. / 800-869-4631
(0.7 miles, 15 minute walk)

Old Town Manor

Old Town Manor is ideally located a half block from Duval Street in the heart of Old Town Key West. Along with a great downtown location, Old Town Manor is a top rated bed and breakfast featuring 14 unique rooms with modern amenities, such as key-less entry and complimentary WiFi.
Built in 1886, the Manor’s architecture, original cypress doors and quiet tropical gardens are a true reminder of Key West’s rich history. This bed and breakfast holds a state certification in Green Lodging and offers a complimentary organic breakfast each day in their peaceful courtyard. This B&B is pet friendly and smoke-free.
511 Eaton St. / 305-292-2170
(0.8 miles, 15 minute walk)

Olivia by Duval

Located just steps from our main office and sister property Wicker Guesthouse, we boast 3 houses with 11 rooms, all with private entrances and baths. This charming pink conch house is complete with a front porch for people watching and a heated pool. Whether you want to relax, sight see, party or some combination of, Olivia by Duval can provide you with the perfect Key West experience. The property is close to everything but private and blissfully quiet. We have bikes on property for our guests to rent and our friendly local staff is happy to assist you with dinner plans, tours, and activities during your stay.
511 Olivia St. / 941-313-5812
(0.7 miles, 13 minute walk)

Paradise Inn

Tucked away in Old Town Key West, you will feel as if you have uncovered your hidden gem. The Paradise Inn is the perfect place to daydream and relax in the artful collection of quaint cottages and beautiful gardens. Just steps away from the best restaurants and the action of Duval Street our Inn has everything you need for your getaway.
819 Simonton St. / 305-293-8007
(0.7 miles, 14 minute walk)

The Perry Hotel

The Perry Hotel

Named one of the best-designed hotels by Architectural Digest, the 100-room Perry Hotel offers an upscale twist on Stock Island’s iconic maritime heritage. From the idyllic marina that surrounds us to the award-winning American coastal comfort food from our fantastic onsite restaurants, the Perry Hotel is a one-of-a-kind Key West getaway.
7001 Shrimp Road, Stock Island / 305-296-1717
(Not within walking distance: 25 minute car ride, 30 minute bike ride. Free hourly shuttle service available.)

Rent Key West Vacations

Distinctive private old town homes and oceanfront condominium rentals.
1075 Duval St., Suite C11 (office) / 800-833-7368 or 305-294-0990

Rose Lane Villas

A five minute walk from the Literary Seminar Headquarters, Rose Lane Villas is ideally located a half block from Duval Street in the heart of Old Town Key West. The top rated Rose Lane Villas offers newly renovated and spacious one, two and three bedroom Villas. Here you’ll enjoy full kitchens, spacious living/dining areas, an on-site pool, and complimentary parking and WiFi.
522-524 Rose Lane / 305-292-2170
(0.8 miles, 17 minute walk)

Southernmost Beach Resort

Located in historic Old Town, Southernmost Beach Resort expands over 6 acres on a serene part of the island with Atlantic Ocean front views, gorgeous Key West architecture, and all the amenities you desire in a Beach Resort. The Southernmost Beach Resort is a short walk or bike ride from all the boutique shops, art galleries, eclectic restaurants, and non-stop nightlife. Spanning over two city blocks, the resort offers guest rooms that are located within easy reach of both the beach or world-famous Duval Street. Southernmost Beach Resort offers the perfect location with sincere welcoming service. It’s the best kept secret in Key West!
1319 Duval St. / 305-296-6577 or 877-931-2998
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(1 mile, 20 minute walk)

Southwinds Motel

Charming, cozy accommodations located near the famous Southernmost Point in beautiful Old Town, Key West.
1321 Simonton St. /305-296-2829 or 877-879-2362
(1.1 miles, 22 minute walk)

Tropical Inn

The intimacy of a historic bed and breakfast meets the cosmopolitan ambience of a stylish boutique hotel. Lush tropical garden with waterfall pool and inviting spa. Calm, all-adult ambience. Incomparable mid-Duval Street walk-to-everything location—only three blocks from the San Carlos Institute in the heart of old town Key West.
812 Duval St. / 305-294-9977
(0.6 miles, 12 minute walk)

Vacation Key West

Vacation Key West was created by Vanessa McCaffrey to accommodate the needs of visitors to the Florida Keys and Key West. The company, started in 1994, quickly grew from offering a handful of hotels, to providing expert advice on a myriad of lodging options in the Keys, including B&B’s, condos, guesthouses and vacation rentals. /305-295-9500

Weatherstation Inn

Weatherstation Inn

Escape for a while at our historic, adults only inn. A bed and breakfast referred to as the hidden gem of Key West, Weatherstation Inn quietly sits on the grounds of a historic Navy yard. The historic site has since been converted to a private and gated upscale community now known as the Truman Annex. Our unique location allows guests to experience the excitement and culture of the Florida Keys and return to a relaxing home away from home at the end of the day.
57 Front St. / 305-294-7277
(0.4 miles, 9 minute walk)

Westwinds Inn

Features luxuriant gardens, library, expanded continental breakfast, two pools (one heated with spa), HDTV, wireless internet access, telephone, air-conditioning, coin-operated laundry, and courteous staff. Very close to Key West waterfront (2 blocks), Monroe County Library (3 blocks), Duval Street (4 blocks), and the San Carlos Institute (6 blocks).
AAA Three Diamond rating.
914 Eaton St. / 800-788-4150 or 305-296-4440
(1.1 miles, 22 minute walk)

Wicker Guesthouse

Wicker Guesthouse is comprised of 8 Key West/Conch style houses. All the houses have been converted into different rooms and create a tropical compound around the pool. All rooms have a private entrance, private bath, microwave, mini-fridge, coffee maker and cool AC.  A poolside continental breakfast is included in the price of the room. This property is located right on Duval Street.
913 Duval St St. / (305) 296-4275 or (800) 880-4275
(0.7 miles, 13 minute walk)