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1 room, 2 adults

Kimpton Ella's Cottages

2.5-star2.5 stars
811 Simonton Street, Key West, FL, 33040, United States of America

Hotel with outdoor pool, near Duval Street
  • Free continental breakfast and free WiFi
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  • Everything was fine, except for one thing..the bed was extremely uncomfortable, both my…Mar 27, 2019
  • Guest house was nice enough and they were very accommodating wrt parking. However the…Dec 29, 2018

Kimpton Ella's Cottages

from £190
  • Room (Essential)
  • Room, 1 King Bed (Essential)
  • Premium Room, 1 King Bed, Patio
  • Signature Room, 1 King Bed with Sofa bed, Patio
  • Suite, 1 King Bed
  • Suite, 1 King Bed, Accessible (Lanai, Mobility, Bathtub)
  • Suite, 2 Bedrooms
  • Suite, 2 Bedrooms

What’s around Kimpton Ella's Cottages


  • In Key West Historic District
  • Duval Street - 1-minute walk
  • South Beach - 10-minute walk
  • Southernmost Point - 13-minute walk
  • Mallory Square - 16-minute walk
  • Smathers Beach - 41-minute walk
  • Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum - 5-minute walk
  • Key West Butterfly and Nature Conservatory - 9-minute walk

Getting around

  • Key West, FL (EYW-Key West Intl.) 13-min drive

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 23 rooms


  • Check-in time 3:00 PM-5:00 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM.
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • No cots (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Self parking *

Payment types at the property

* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Free continental breakfast daily
  • Water dispenser
Things to do
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool sunloungers
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Raised toilet seat
  • Grab bar - near toilet

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable TV channels
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Kimpton Ella's Cottages’s small print

Also known as

  • Merlin Guest House Key West Hotel
  • Kimpton Key West Ella's Cottages
  • Kimpton Ella's Cottages Hotel Key West
  • Merlin Guest House Hotel
  • The Merlin Guest House
  • Merlin Guest House Key West
  • Merlin Guest House Key West
  • Kimpton Ella's Cottages Hotel
  • Kimpton Ella's Cottages Key West
  • Kimpton Key West Ella's Cottages
  • Kimpton Ella's Cottages Hotel Key West
  • Merlin Guest House
  • Merlin Guesthouse Hotel Key West
  • The Merlin Guest House
  • Merlin Guest House Key West
  • Kimpton Ella's Cottages Hotel
  • Kimpton Ella's Cottages Key West


This hotel requires written authorization in advance for any payment using a credit card whose name differs from the registered guest.

  • Pool access available from 7:00 AM to 10:00 PM
  • This property does not have lifts.

    This property advises that enhanced cleaning and safety measures are currently in place.

    Disinfectant is used to clean the property, and guests are provided with hand sanitiser.

    Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

    For traveller safety, the following measures are in place: social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; an acrylic shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas.

    Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

    The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

    Mandatory fees

    You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check-in or check-out:

    • Resort fee: USD 33.75 per accommodation, per night

    Resort fee inclusions:

    • Beach towels
    • Additional inclusions

    Inclusions may be listed elsewhere on the page as free or for a surcharge.

    Optional extras

    Self-parking costs USD 20.00 per day with in/out privileges

    We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

    FAQs for Kimpton Ella's Cottages

    • Is there a pool at Kimpton Ella's Cottages?
      Yes, there's an outdoor pool. Guests have pool access from 7:00 AM to 10:00 PM.
    • Are pets allowed at Kimpton Ella's Cottages?
      Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
    • Is parking offered at Kimpton Ella's Cottages?
      Yes. Self-parking costs USD 20.00 per day.
    • What are the check-in and check-out times at Kimpton Ella's Cottages?
      You can check in from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM. Check-out time is 11 AM.
    • Are there restaurants at or near Kimpton Ella's Cottages?
      Yes. Nearby restaurants include Dueces Grill (1-min walk), Bobby's Monkey Bar (1-min walk) and 801 Bourbon Bar (2-min walk).

    Recent reviews

    Superb 9.0 From 189 reviews

    Exceptional 10.0
    Rent the compact car.
    Keneth at the front desk was extremely helpful from the start . I look forward to staying there again.
    Bryan, us1 night trip
    Very good 8.0
    Middle of Old Town
    2 day birthday trip with my wife
    Kenneth, us2 night trip
    Exceptional 10.0
    Location with wonderful staff
    Can’t say enough about this place. From the staff, to the accommodations, to the location it’s tge erfect spot to stay in Key West!
    Mitzi, us1 night trip
    Exceptional 10.0
    Great location near Duval
    Friendly front desk and very clean, and surprisingly quiet hotel though very close to Duval street. Would definitely stay here again.
    Jeremy, us2 night trip
    Exceptional 10.0
    Loved it! Super recomended.
    Nathalie, us1 night trip with friends
    Exceptional 10.0
    A hidden gem in the Keys
    Our stay here was wonderful the staff are very helpful and friendly. They room was very clean and spacious. I would definitely stay here again.
    Aida, us2 night romance trip
    Exceptional 10.0
    August KW
    Overall experience was very good. Clean well kept. Suggestions every room should have a refrigerator especially in key west. A closet would have been nice even in the lower end rooms
    Peter, us2 night trip
    Good 6.0
    Location was great. Room comfortable and breakfast good
    Dolores, us2 night romance trip
    Exceptional 10.0
    I;d stay here again
    Location was excellent, only a block off the main drag (Duvall) yet quiet. The room was spacious and modern (even better than as pictured). The continental breakfast was more than adequate. And the pool was "so-so" - which actually is about average for close-in B&Bs in Key West. There was also an ice machine and beverage vending machine on property. There was a decent sized off street parking lot, but note that if used, there will be a $21 additional fee added to your bill. Overall a very good stay.
    JOSEPH, us1 night family trip
    Exceptional 10.0
    Great stay at Merlin.
    Large and comfortable room. Nice courtyard and pool. Staff very accommodating to all our needs and requests. Do note, there is a fee for parking in their lot.
    Donna, us1 night romance trip

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