The Gardens Hotel

A well-located Key West boutique, recognized for its beauty and hospitality.

With a bird aviary, fountains, tranquil ponds and tropical gardens to explore, The Gardens Hotel Key West is every bit as beautiful as its evocative name suggests. Dating back to the 1800s, the Gardens Hotel’s original building is currently listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Around the property, you’ll discover distinctive features like one-ton earthenware jars (called tinajones) in the garden, as well as century-old bricks from Cuba, Honduras and England.

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A distinctive experience where each detail tells a story.

What it's like

With exotic palm trees dripping with orchids, meandering historic pathways, secluded alcoves dotted with colorful butterflies and more, it’s no wonder that The Gardens Hotel is known as “the prettiest hotel in Key West.” Walking through the property is like walking through a postcard. It’s a spot where the past meets the present in high style; restored Bahamian buildings blend with the hotel’s more modern facilities. The Gardens Hotel has thought of it all, so you don’t have to. All you have to do once you arrive is relax, open a bottle of wine or champagne and enjoy the peaceful atmosphere of this beautiful Key West sanctuary.

Independent spirit

A eco-friendly stay with bold designs and bright colors.

Small touches

Enjoy the finest amenities available in Key West. From an outdoor heated pool to the self-serve D'vine Wine Gallery to complimentary hotel-wide Wi-Fi, the Gardens Hotel has everything covered. This is a property that cares about its place in the world, as well as its guests’ -- the Gardens Hotel is pet-friendly, eco-friendly, LGBTQ-friendly and accessible. Guest rooms feature great touches like a Hemingway bed with new Tempur-Pedic mattresses, and luxury Italian linens. Your marble or granite bathroom offers luxurious appeal; most guest bathrooms have Jacuzzi tubs, and you’ll also find an inviting array of naturally healthy soaps and shampoos.

Eat and drink

For your pleasure and convenience, the Gardens Hotel Key West offers a complimentary breakfast. Whether you are trying to unwind after a day of exploring Key West or prepping for a night out on nearby Duval Street, d'vine Wine Gallery is the perfect place to enjoy a glass of wine or a tasting flight while listening to some great live music. Unwind poolside and enjoy refreshing cocktails at the pool bar. For all other meals, you can indulge your senses with the many restaurants and drinking holes all around the Gardens Hotel. The selection is vast — from seafood restaurants and raw bars to Cuban and Italian eateries, the dining scene can accommodate all tastes and desires.

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Rooms & Rates

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The Gardens Hotel is only only 3.7 miles away from Key West International Airport (EYW).  Miami International (MIA) is a less than four very scenic hours away. The Gardens Hotel Key West is situated at the intersection of Simonton and Angela Streets just a block off Duval Street, a lively street with tons of shops, restaurants, bars and entertainment venues to explore.

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Guest Services

  • Complimentary hotel-wide WiFi
  • Business center
  • Valet laundry service
  • Concierge services
  • Pets allowed in Cottages 1, 2 and 3 (nightly fee)
  • On-site parking ($30)

Eat & Drink

  • Pool bar (open limited hours)
  • d'vine Wine Gallery

Fitness & Recreation

  • Two heated pools
  • Bicycle rentals
  • Massage service (on grounds or in the room)
  • Bird aviary, fountains, tranquil ponds and lush, tropical gardens to explore

Meetings & Events

  • On-site wedding space

In-room amenities

  • Complimentary WiFi
  • Private entrances
  • Outdoor verandah, private deck or balcony
  • Fine Italian linens
  • Custom duvets in tropical fabrics
  • Marble bathrooms
  • Refrigerator with chilled water bottles
  • Keurig coffeemaker with coffee, tea, cocoa, espresso and cappuccino.
  • Biscoff cookies
  • Flat-screen HDTVs
  • Air conditioning and Fanimation® ceiling fans
  • Plush spa robes
  • Locking safe

Cancellation policy

30 days prior to arrival; New Years and Special events 60 days
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Meetings + Events

The Gardens Hotel is a fantastic wedding venue that provides a beautiful backdrop for truly unforgettable events. Ideal for small, intimate celebrations, The Gardens Hotel Key West offers an enclosed tropical garden setting where you can pledge your forever love in front of your closest friends and family. The Gardens Hotel Key West features a meandering, century-old brick pathway that can serve as your wedding aisle, for wedding photos and memories that can’t be topped. 

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