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Island House

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Greater London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was my 5th visit in 12 months. When you are, like me, flying from the UK that means nearly a thousand pounds/dollars/euros a trip ( minimum). On every trip it has been worth the money. On this occasion I had to spend a weekend in one of their cheapest rooms, due to availability. The room had a leak from...

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Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for a week at this wonderful resort having arrived from the UK. It was recommended to us by a friend who was also travelling with us and had stayed the last year. There are many other trip advisor reviews praising this resort and in short, they are entirely deserved. There are a number of different types of rooms....

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2Thank IANandARI
Jeffrey S, Director of Sales at Island House, responded to this review

Dear Ian and Ari, Wow, just wow! 'Thank You' doesn't seem to be enough to express our gratitude for such an eloquent and complimentary review. It's amazing that on your first visit, you were so immediately taken by the Island House 'experience.' You really hit the nail on the head. Island House is for men from everywhere, to share in...

Morrisville VT
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our recent stay at Island House was our third and it certainly will not be our last. We've gotten to love everything about this property from its high degree of cleanliness, and efficiency to the genuine care and concern of its staff. The atmosphere of Island House is like no other. Staff members are exceedingly polite and go out of...

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Jeffrey S, Director of Sales at Island House, responded to this review

Thank you Dennis! We can't tell you how grateful we are to read reviews such as yours. Our TEAM really is a special family of friends, not just co-workers. And when you're here, you're immediately made to be a part of that family. You obviously felt that, and it's so great to hear. Like we've said for years, Island House...

Rochester, New York
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited again this past week. probably my 6th or 7th time and it was as good as the first time. Once again met some amazing men and had a blast, staff continues to be the best and of course the bar/café staff put up with all the craziness and makes it a fun time. All are very professional. Do yourself...

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Jeffrey S, Director of Sales at Island House, responded to this review

Hi Chris! What a nice review- thank you so much! You're exactly the kind of fun loving personality we love to see walk through our doors. Thanks for being a part of what makes this place so special. We're excited to see you back here in September! Thanks again <3

Tokyo, Japan
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

We stayed 5 days and we had a wonderful time. It's a very nice place with everything available. Spa , swimming pool , lodging, food . Sun deck and much more. Nice and friendly staff. Nice atmosphere. No attitude. Clean. The shared bathroom rooms are a bit small and airco makes a bit too much noise but that are details...

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Jeffrey S, Director of Sales at Island House, responded to this review

Hello Dansaert, Many thanks for your kinds words! We aim to provide our guests with everything they need to be able to come to our resort, and never really have to leave! It seems you discovered that, and there's no better way to enjoy the Island House! We appreciate your feedback and ofcourse, we can't wait to welcome you back...

Washington, DC
Reviewed 22 March 2017

We had a great time here. The service is excellent, the staff are friendly, the 4-drink happy hour is generous and the other guests are fun. It's a good mix of people—some older, some younger, buff and not so much, couples and singles. You'll meet lots of people with a little effort. Plenty of towels around the pool and sun...

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3Thank Jonathan M
Jeffrey S, Director of Sales at Island House, responded to this review

Hey there Sundog_dc, Thanks so much for your kind words! You described our clientele perfectly, as it really is a mix of everyone in the gay men's community. Thank you for pointing that out in your review, because it's so important for potential new guests to feel welcome just the way they are. No attitude, no pomp and circumstance. Just...

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

This place is the best in the world! Totally relaxing and stress free. The staff take care of all your needs. The cafe/bar is fun and is a spot you can meet other people and engage. Debauchery can happen if that is what you are looking for, but hidden away if you not.

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Jeffrey S, Director of Sales at Island House, responded to this review

Thank you Clint! As a long time guest of ours, it's really flattering that you want to share your good experience with others. We can't wait to welcome you back to paradise! See you soon! Jeff

Fort Lauderdale
Reviewed 17 February 2017

The Island House is a true getaway and the perfect escape! The staff is absolutely fantastic and makes you feel so incredibly welcome. John, Gordon and Paul at the front desk are awesome. They are always extremely helpful and exceed all of my expectations. The resort is always very clean and the rooms are modern and well appointed. The pool...

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Jeffrey S, Director of Sales at Island House, responded to this review

Thank you so much Aaron! Island House really is a sanctuary where you don't even have to leave the property. We try to have everything a gay traveler needs and wants in a vacation, and it seems you've found your special getaway place. You're not alone! We will share your comments with John, Gordon, and Paul. We love to share...

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 14 February 2017

My boyfriend and I visited Island House over New Years and had an amazing time! We found the facilities to be clean, the staff friendly / helpful and most importantly we met so many wonderful guys from all over the world! Please note that yes the rooms are on the smaller side, but you don't spend a lot of time...

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Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

I always enjoy visiting the Island House. I feel at home especially with the friendly front desk staff which happen to be very good at hosting a safe and relaxing environment. My favorite is going to the Cafe and socializing with other guest (visitors and locals.) The food is delicious and the bartenders are always there to provide great service...

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Accessible rooms
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  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Imagine.... a place where everyone is gay.... where it’s easy to make friends.... where you can really be yourself.... where you can enjoy yourself 24 hours a day..... in a secure locked compound, safe from the outside world...... where a friendly and capable all-male staff are on hand to make sure you enjoy your vacation...... in a tropical paradise. Well that place is waiting for you. It’s called Island House in Key West. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Island House

Address: 1129 Fleming St, Key West, FL 33040-6997
Region: United States > Florida > Florida Keys > Key West
Price Range: €76 - €357 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 39
Also Known As:
Island House Hotel Key West
Island House Key West, Florida
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“Before booking, it is best to chat with the helpful reception staff about the different types of rooms.”
IANandARI, 10 May 2017 | Read review
“Many to choose from, check out the website for room sizes and locaions, I book the EP1 type room. Perfect for a single guy.”
Z4223EMchrisc, 26 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The rooms facing the pool area are very spacious and quiet.”
aaronbH302CG, 17 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room away from the pool for a quieter time.”
TwoNationGuys, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Private bath rooms have full glass doors are a nice for letting the breezes of Key West in as well as socializing.”
JeffreyHanley, 18 Dec 2016 | Read review
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