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General Group Booking Terms

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  • In order to make a group reservation on it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
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  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
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Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card ???? Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Holiday with Friends, Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School, College / University, Business Trip, Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party, Sports Group, Cultural Group If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.


Seashell International Hostel And Motel

Book more than 4 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Wonderful Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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Property Description

The Seashell international hostel welcomes you with island inspired charm, inviting deals, and rates to suit your budget. Whether you are indulging in a long holiday or just a Key West weekend getaway, come experience authentic Old Town Key West at the Seashell Motel and Youth Hostel. We offer newly renovated hostel rooms that contain up to ten single beds, air-conditioning, cable TV in courtyard area, bathroom with shower. The hostel guests can take advantage of our kitchen area consisting of a grill, toaster, microwave, coffee maker and a large refrigerator that will be available to our guest 24 hours a day. We also offer coin-operated laundry facility and lockers. Free limited parking and free wireless internet are also available as well as daily housekeeping. Use of Guest Locker Facilities. Onsite bicycle rental available (first come first serve basis).

Our downtown location is just 3 blocks from the beach and also Duval Street, where you can find world-class shopping, galleries, restaurants and nightlife. You are within easy walking (and biking) distance to Key West's famous historic homes, tours and attractions. The Hemingway House and the Lighthouse Museum are both only seven blocks away, and the world-famous Southernmost Point in the Continental U.S. is five blocks from our door.

There are 3 types of hostel rooms according to the choice of the guest-- All male hostel, All female hostel, Mixed room hostel. Bedding needs will be supplied and towels are available for a small deposit. We are sorry but we do not provide bathing products.

Seashell International Hostel And Motel's Policies & Conditions:

Cancellation policy: 72hours before arrival.
First night payment will be charged 3 days prior check in date.
Any remaining balance will be charged upon arrival.

Check in from 16:00 to 00:00 .
Check out before 11:00 .

Taxes not included - 12.50%
Breakfast not included.

Our reception open 24 hours
No curfew.
Non smoking.
No Pets allowed.
No Alcohol allowed.
Strict quiet time after 10PM.

State ID, Passport, or Driver's License required by all guests at check-in.
We are sorry but no one below the age of 18 is allowed in a hostel room, even if accompanied by an adult.
$50.00 refundable key deposit. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.1

  • Security 8.8

  • Location 8.9

  • Staff 9.0

  • Atmosphere 7.8

  • Cleanliness 8.4

  • Facilities 8.3

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    03 Aug 2021
    I'm a resident of Big Pine Key, but my primary residence is in Honduras. I needed to come back to the keys for a quick trip, so I decided to stay in Key West. I know the cost of living in Key West, especially room rates. I gave the Seashell a ten rating, it is without question the best value at a very cool Motel/Hostile. Staff was excellent always smiling, the place is very clean and close to most popular part of KW. I stayed in a dorm, no problems.
    USA, Male, 41+
  • 10.0


    12 Jul 2021
    Met with the manager on Tuesday. Had to switch beds and the staff there couldn’t have been more helpful
    USA, Male, 31-40
  • 10.0


    30 Jan 2021
    I enjoyed the Seashell International Hostel and Motel as it was situated very close to a number of Key West attractions, including the beaches, a variety of businesses, restaurants and cafes. The staff were all helpful and friendly. I especially enjoyed the open courtyard replete with a "roof" to keep us comfortable as fellow hostel guest shared good conversation day and night! The price for the hostel was reasonable considering surrounding accommodations were enormously expensive.
    USA, Male, 41+
  • 9.7


    25 Jun 2021
    My best friend and I stayed here for one night while we were in key west and let me just say, It exceeded our expectations ! Check in was super smooth , the room, beds, and bathroom were spotless, and all the staff were so friendly, helpful, and nice. it had a nice communal area with a tv and some outlets and a big table with chairs (it was there that we had wonderful convos with people from different parts of the world) There was also a nice kitchen with everything you need, including a grill!
    Puerto Rico, Female, 18-24
  • 9.4


    14 Mar 2021
    I really enjoyed my stay at this hostel. It was clean and the staff was really nice especially Emma. They were willing to help me with everything and answer all my questions. They stored my bag for me without problem and they even let me come back and take a shower after I had already checked out. It was a cool place and I would definitely return.
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 9.4


    02 Dec 2020
    Excellent! Bunk beds with two bathrooms, one small and one larger with a shower. Perfect for a traveler needing simple accomodations very close to the main street.
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 7.4

    Very Good

    25 May 2021
    Convenient location; fairly short walking distance to all the main attractions in town. Nice outdoor common area. Rooms are not bad. Bathrooms could us some more cleaning. Price is high for a hostel, but accommodations are generally expensive in Key West so not too bad.
    China, Male, 25-30
  • 7.1

    Very Good

    09 Jun 2021
    It was OK. Need more full bathrooms. A clothesline to dry bathing suits. An extra trash bucket for recycling. And maybe a side area where people can smoke instead of in the main common area. The bunks could be tighter to the wall so stuff doesn’t fall on your bunk mate in the night. Ie cell phones. Kind of pricey for the style of accommodations. Maybe 50 per night. It probably is a matter of supply and demand that drive the price.
    USA, Female, 41+
  • 6.9


    31 Jul 2021
    If you go to Key West, this hostel is the only game in town. So you've got a choice of staying here or paying hundreds of dollars for a hotel room. And this hostel does meet the minimum standards as a safe place to stay. The common area was outside, which meant that the heat kept people from socializing. The kitchen area consisted of a microwave, refrigerator, and a grill. Don't expect to make a gourmet meal. The dorm had AC, but the number of lockers was lower than the number of beds.
    USA, Male, 41+
  • 6.3


    22 May 2021
    My stay was really strange And it is not the fault of the staff, but because of the people who stayed there. I think 100 dollars for 1 night is very expensive. In the middle of the night police was looking for someone, and left. It makes me scared because I was sleeping. Then the other roommates came in the night very drunk . Also someone was in the bathroom for all the night. In the morning the bathroom was still occupied. I needed to check out. For 100 dollar I didn’t sleep or shower 👎
    Netherlands, Female, 31-40
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  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Parking
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Washing Machine
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Vending Machines