Authors Guesthouse is a private compound of historic Conch style houses, suites and rooms, dedicated to authors who called Key West home. All rooms are air conditioned with private baths, cable television,and refrigerators. Authors is located in the historic Old Town district of Key West, close to all activities. Come, relax and enjoy our pool, tropical gardens and sun decks.
Originally part of the residence quarters, Artists Room is a lovely sunny yellow with crown molding. Queen Bed, Private Bath and a Mini Fridge.
The Library is a sunny room with gloss white woodwork and soft green walls. Queen Bed, Private Bath and a Mini Fridge to keep the beer or wine chilly.
Carson McCullers was only 23 when her first novel, The Heart is a Lonely Hunter, became a literary sensation. This pink and white wicker room combines a compact interior with a small outdoor seating area. Mini Fridge in the room to chill your beverage of choice
James Leo Herlihy, author of Midnight Cowboy, acquired an intense love of Key West and used it as a setting for many of his short stories. Queen Bed, Twin Bed, Private Bath, and a Mini Fridge. Just steps away from the pool spa.
Lillian Hellman, one of America's leading female playwrights, is best known for such classics as The Little Foxes, The Children's Hour, and Watch on the Rhine. Queen Size Bed, Private Bath and a Mini Fridge. Enjoy the early evening in the Pool Spa directly outside your front door.
Relax beneath a cool Bahama fan and read A Streetcar Named Desire or Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, two of the many plays written by this Pulitzer Prize winning author. This cottage has a living room with a trundle bed, a bedroom with a queen bed, and full kitchen and bath.
Harry Truman, our 33rd president, cherished the tranquility of Key West. This room features a Queen Bed, Private Bath and a Mini Fridge. Enjoy the morning on your private deck.
You can imagine "Papa" pounding out The Snows of Kilimanjaro or For Whom the Bell Tolls on the old typewriter that sits on the desk. Hemingway won the 1954 Nobel Prize for Literature. This cottage has a living room with a trundle bed, a bedroom with a queen bed, and full kitchen and bath.
James Kirkwood co-authored the musical, A Chorus Line, while relaxing in these cozy tropical surroundings. Enjoy reading one of Kirkwood's many plays or novels. This room features a Queen Bed, Private Bath and a Mini Fridge. Located off the upstairs sundeck.
John James Audubon was one of the most renowned residents of the Florieda Keys and author of Audubon's Florida. This room features a Queen Bed, Private bath and a Mini Fridge. Located as the last room off the sundeck, it is quite private. Can be connected to the Wilder Room.
Margaret Truman, President Truman's daughter, enjoyed Key West as her father did and became a well-known mystery novelist. This room features a Queen Bed, Private Bath and Mini Fridge. It can also be joined to the Harry Truman room.
Thornton Wilder is the author of The Matchmaker, on which Hello Dolly was based, and the very popular Our Town and The Skin of Our Teeth. The Wilder Room, the largest in the main house, provides a very elegant setting.
Our largest room. King Size Bed, Private Bath, Full Kitchen. Excellent for a long stay in Key West!
4.4 on October 20, 2014
this property is definately a value for the price... we had the artists room and was surprised at the size and cleanliness of the room. the breakfast was the standard fare but a bit upgraded with yogurts, peanut butter, and decent coffee. (throw in some hard bopiled eggs and this wouldve been perfect) staff was very helpful and friendly. will definately stay again!
5 on August 31, 2014
It was a great stay , we enjoied the time in Key West , Thamk you for your kindness.
5 on August 30, 2014
First time in a bed and breakfast and it was a very good experience. Nice fully working kitchen, living room and master bedroom at a very good price. Staff was very nice and breakfast was out in the courtyard which gave you that island feel. We are going back for sure.
3.6 on August 18, 2014
My husband and I loved this place. In my opinion the price was perfect it was clean and best of all had air conditioner. The staff was friendly and helpful. The only thing I would say about the hotel is the breakfast was a bit poor but I'd much rather eat at a local restaurant.
4.0 on August 07, 2014
Nice place we friendly staff. A walking distance to Duval street, but far enough to be a calm place. A good hotel to chill out and rest.
3.4 on August 05, 2014
Quiet B & B far enough off the main drag where you can get some R & R. Plenty of shade to escape the heat. Recommend bicycles to get around town. Most parking will be on side street curb.
4.4 on July 23, 2014
Great value, peaceful, and good breakfast.
4.2 on July 20, 2014
Our room was very loud, due to traffic on White Street.
4.6 on June 28, 2014
The place was very nice and very quiet so good for us. We got to enjoy the pool and Jacuzzi before bed and as said before the breakfast is very light. The only downside is that it is quite far from most of the places so we had to drive. if you want to walk up and down the main street it's far and it's about a mile to a 2 miles away. All in all good price for the location and have a pleasant stay
4.4 on June 26, 2014
My husband and I stayed there during June 2014. This was reasonalby priced compared to other accomodations in Key West. So we decided to give it a try and boy were we pleased! All the rooms and the facility were very clean. The staff was friendly and helpful. Short distance from many attractions, but yet quiet and private. We would definitely stay here again.
Key West, FL (EYW)
3 blocks off US 1 located in historic preservation district of Key West
Aquarium, Art Galleries, Beach, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Ocean, Performing Theater, Religious Services
Other, Bed and Breakfast
Alarm clock, Fax Machine, Internet Service, Library, Wi-Fi
Air conditioning, Ceiling fans, Fridge, Hairdryer, Ironing Board, Microwave, Private entrance, Satellite/Cable TV, TV
Bicycle rental, Bicycles, Bird watching, Fishing, Golfing, Kayaking, Snorkeling, Wave Runners, Water sports