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Artist House

534 Eaton St , Key West, FL 33040-6881 USA (Show map)
25 Reviews
$115 - $350
per night

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Filled with a million memories and countless stories, the Artist House is an enchanting and historic guest house in the heart of Old Town Key West, just steps away from shops, restaurants, bars, water sports and boating. Recently refurbished rooms feature private baths, mini-fridges and LCD televisions. After just one peak, you'll understand why Robert the Doll loved to call this place home!



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  • Guest room4.4
  • Service4.7
  • Value4.2
  • Cleanliness4.4
  • Dining4.0

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Fantastic stay !

5 on January 25, 2015

We spent 4 days at the Artist House which we found to be a lovely Inn and a great location , you can walk to everything. Our room was large , spacious and house keeping kept it immaculate. The decor was beautiful and there was a mini fridge in the room. Cindy and Laura were great hosts who gave us wonderful tips on places to eat and things to see. Breakfast was great with many choices from fresh fruit and pastries to cereal and eggs. It's a place that we would go back to next time we're in Key West.

Great stay in key west

4.6 on January 17, 2015

Was a great place to stay and when we go back to key west we would stay there again. The staff was extremely helpful and friendly. The rooms were very nice and clean. We stayed in the Turret suite and really enjoyed visiting every night on the large porch outside of our room.

very nice stay

3.2 on January 09, 2015

Nice large rooms with a lot of charm. The bathroom was functional but not much more. The inn keeper, Laura, was nice. The best part of the experience was the happy hour; meeting and talking with the other guests. I would love to go back but it was a bit expensive.

Great first time in Key West

4.6 on January 08, 2015

Everything was great. One weirded out moment when mouse followed me up the stairs!

Charming Bed and Breakfast!

5 on December 19, 2014

The Artist House was the perfect location for us to stay while visiting Key West. It was within walking distance to all the places we wanted to visit. Cindy and Susana made our visit even more special by making us feel at home and welcomed. The Artist House is beautifully furnished and a nice place to retreat.

Overall very happy

3.6 on December 04, 2014

the room was nice, the staff was more than helpful, and this is the perfect location if you want to be on Duval Street. It was a little loud from the wooden, old creaky floors and we stayed on the first floor, but all in all, we would definitely stay there again, plus it was fun to walk into the house as a ghost tour was going on and we were staying there!

One of the most beautiful houses in Key West

4.0 on December 01, 2014

The house an the room are gorgeous (Eugene studio), but the bathroom would need some refreshement. The location is perfect (just near the main street of Key West) and the breakfast good with a wide choice of products. A bit noisy, but it is a hold house so this is understandable, but if the light coming through the roller blinds early in the morning it is quite annoying if you want to sleep longer in the morning. The bedding is absolutely outstanding!

I'd do it agai in heartbeat!

4.2 on October 06, 2014

Stayed in the nursery. The steps are a climb but everything else meant they didnt matter. House hostess was wonderful! This place is a stones throw from Duval. Will return!!

Lovely b&b

3.6 on September 04, 2014

Great location in the old town, the property and our room was very clean, the complimentary happy hour is a nice touch. The lady on reception was very welcoming and helpful.

all perfect

5 on September 02, 2014

A friend of mine suggested me this hotel. I've been here for three days with 4 friends (coming from Italy, not so naer...). Everything was amazing. Hospitality, cleanliness, services. We couldn't ask for more. We've been happy to stay there and I think we'll surely stay in artist's house next time we go to key west.

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Rooms & Rates

Eugene's Studio

Stepping into this large suite is like stepping back into time. You can almost picture Eugene sitting at his easel creating one of his exquisite paintings. The Studio has a four-poster king bed, mini-fridge, fireplace and LCD television.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

$165 - $265

Parlor Suite

Once the parlor of house, this front room features an impressive wooden canopy bed. The sitting area boasts a fold-out sleeper sofa and comfy chairs providing a convenient conversing area. A rotating LCD television allows viewing from all areas of the room. The room also has a mini-fridge.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: $165 - $265

Garden Room

Once the library of the house, the garden room is located downstairs and features a fireplace and a private patio. This artfully colorful room was completely refurbished and has a queen-size bed, LCD television, vanity and mini-fridge. The beautiful wall paper is original and dates back many centuries.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $135 - $235

Turret Suite

Undoubtedly the grandest room in the house. The Turret Suite will mesmerize you as you ascend the fairy-tale stair case up to the upper octagon shaped loft that is surrounded in windows with amazing views. Once you're there you begin to realize why Eugene built the loft for his work area. Now the room has a double-sized bed & LCD TV. The downstairs features a king bed, a soft pull-out sleeper sofa and a 2nd rotating LCD television. In the changing room you will find a mini-fridge and large closet. A claw-footed tub can be found in the bathroom, taking you back to the days of the early 1900's

  • Maximum Capacity: 6
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King , 1 Double

Nightly Rate: $200 - $300

Morning Room

The Morning Room is located on the 2nd floor of the house and features a queen-sized bed, mini-frige, fireplace and a private balcony that overlooks the garden area. An orginal claw-footed tub completes the feel of the room.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $135 - $235

Anne's Suite

This room was originally the master bedroom. Once you enter, you will understand! The room features a four-poster king bed, fireplace, mini-fridge and LCD television. A guest favorite, the large bathroom provides a step back into time with a claw-footed tub. The room is located on the 2nd floor and is recommended as the most romantic of the rooms. In case you are with family or friends, the pull-out sofa provides a comfortable sleeping option.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: $165 - $265

Sun Room

Passing through the house and up a set of stairs located in the garden, you will find the most secluded room of the house. The Sun Room definelty earns it's name because it is surrounded in windows. This bright room will make you feel at home in Key West with it's queen-sized bed, private bathroom with shower, mini-fridge, and LCD television.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $115 - $195

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Location Type

Mallory Square 3 Blocks, Duval Street 1/2 Block, Heart of Old Town Key West, 3 Blocks from Historic Seaport/Marina, Downtown, Island, Small town, Tropical


Key West, FL (EYW) 3 miles

Directions to property:

Follow US Highway 1 from the Homestead / Florida City area all the way down the Keys to Key West (approx 160 miles)... upon entering Key West, stay on US 1... at approximately two miles you will see a very large number of houseboats and fishing boats on your right... at this intersection, take a right turn on to Palm Avenue... Palm Avenue leads directly into Eaton Street... Artist House Key West is on your left on Eaton Street between Simonton Street and Duval Streets.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Aquarium, Beach, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Ocean, Duval Street, Sloppy Joe's, Hog's Breath, Captain Tony's, Mel Fisher Museum, Hemingway House, Mallory Square, Snorkeling/Scuba, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast

On-site amenities

Copier, In-room internet, Fax Machine, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Telephone , Garden, Concierge Services, Parking 1/2 block away ($20/day)

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, Fireplace, Fridge, Hairdryer, Ironing Board, Private entrance, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Bicycles, Billiards, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Fishing, Golfing, Kayaking, Waverunners Nearby, Snorkeling/Scuba, Moped Rental Nearby, Eco-Tours, World Class Fishing, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Swimming pool, Tennis courts, Video Arcade, Water sports

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  • Check In:: 2:00 p.m.
  • Check Out:: 11:00 a.m.
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only Permitted on patios or garden
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Limited Children over 5 welcomed
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: Two Night Minimum - Larger Minimum Stay for Special Events
  • Accepted payments Other
  • Deposit Amount Required: Normally One Night Deposit except for Holidays, Special Events and group reservations.
  • Cancellations: Reservations are normally secured with a one night deposit which is refundable if cancellation is made 14 days or more prior to date of arrival minus a $25 fee. Fantasy Fest and Christmas reservations and special group reservations are normally secured with a full deposit with terms of cancellation determined at time of booking. Check in time is between 2-4PM. If you are going to arrive any later, you must contact us to arrange for a late check-in. If you would like parking, we do have limited spaces available for $20/day. You must contact us to reserve a spot. We do require a damage deposit at check-in.



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  • Time Served: 8:30 a.m. until 10:30 a.m.
  • Serving Location: Take to your room, patio or garden, Breakfast/dining area


534 Eaton St , Key West, FL 33040-6881 USA (Show map)

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