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Charming Condo w/ Entertainment & Private Parking - Great In-Town Location
Ease into the pleasures of a tropical vacation with this one-bedroom, one-bathroom condo in Key West. With a charming atmosphere, entertainment, and four private parking spaces to save you any headaches, you'll speak nothing but praise during your stay in paradise!
Located in the downstairs of a historic building just one block from the excitement of Duval Street, you'll be close to all the action while having a quiet place to retire to at the end of a long day. Visit the Hemingway Home or Mallory Square. Sail into the sunset, and dine at as many delicious eateries as you can to sample the local flavors!
There is no lack of comfort or privacy at this condo. Cool off in the air-conditioned rooms, browse the free WiFi, watch a movie on the flatscreen TV, and freshen up in your private bathroom. A kitchenette with a fridge, microwave, and coffee maker lets you store and reheat leftovers.
Your vacation in paradise just became a reality with this charming condo - book today!
No pets are allowed at this vacation rental.
Parking notes: This home has one dedicated parking space behind the building. Upon arriving at 521 Simonton St, turn onto Free School Lane. The parking lot will be on your right, directly behind 521 Simonton St. Park in any of the 4 spaces, except for the 1st one that is marked 'Reserved'. There is a laminated parking pass inside your unit on the refrigerator. Please display this parking pass on your dashboard to avoid being towed. Return parking pass to the refrigerator upon departure. Thank you!
Guest entry instructions: This rental utilizes an E-lock, a digital lock that requires a unique code to enter. This code is reset after each guest's stay.
You must be 25 years or older to rent this property.
Limited mobility access
Heating & cooling
Kitchen & dining
Boat rental available
Safety & accessibility
Limited mobility access
Holly W.Jun 2022
We loved the location to get all around the island. We didn't need much for a kitchen so this was perfect with what we needed.
Dawn C.May 2022
Gardenia Getaway was a great place - very close to everything yet the street was very quiet. Be aware to bring plastic forks, etc with you - there are none there. Just a couple mugs & a few glasses. No plates or anything else. Otherwise this was a great place - perfect size for 2 people!
Austin L.Feb 2022
We enjoyed our stay as it was the perfect size place for a couple or even two additional people if needed. The parking spot on site behind the property was a nice bonus considering that parking can be a problem based on previous stays. There was air conditioning in the bedroom and living room which was also a nice feature.
Only downside to the place was the fact that there is a small kitchenette with a normal sized refrigerator, a medium sized microwave, toaster and coffee maker. So plan for small things or eating out the majority of the time.
Other then that, close to everything, great location, little on the nosier side if you are a light sleeper but that’s apart of the location.
Gayla B.Aug 2021
Clean and close to everything!
Michelle M.Aug 2021
This spot appears to be an old house museum that was repurposed into a BnB. Spacious redone bathroom, sitting room with a nice sofa, TVs and a decent sized bedroom. Most importantly though, A/C!
We used this spot as sort oasis from the sun. Its possible to walk most anywhere with this as your home bases for cooling off and planning your next stop.
Kitchen however is miniscule. Its literally a shelf with some plates. Just go eat out.
Darnell M.May 2021
Loved the location of the condo, closeness to Duval St & the private parking. The interior of the condo was very pretty & full of character. We would definitely stay here again!
Dennis B.Mar 2021
Brought my mom down for vacation. A little warm here but great food and perfect place to stay
Doug S.Feb 2021
very nice place to stay right in the heart of Key West close to everything that you'll want to do or see. and free parking which is a huge plus for this area.
Laura S.Feb 2021
Gardenia Getaway was the perfect home away from home for my husband and I to enjoy the beautiful weather of Key West. The location was ideal and we were able to walk to all the places we wanted to visit. The home was clean and appointed with everything we needed.
Christina R.Jul 2020
Fantastic location. It was nice and clean. Perfect for our 3 day stay in Key West. The designated parking spot was a huge bonus! We would stay there again.
Tracie S.Jun 2020
Great location, quiet but located by everything. Was able to walk to most places. Clean. Felt very private even though it's a shared building. The dedicated parking spot made things easy along with the keyless entry so it made a late arrival easy as pie. The only things I would recommend is a broom and dustpan, a full length mirror in the bathroom and possibly a door stopper so bringing your stuff in and out is a little easier. Will def book here again next trip. The people I brought with me loved it as well. Got compliments all around for a well picked rental.
We appreciate your review, Tracie, and are so glad you enjoyed your stay! We have placed a door stop, broom, and dustpan in the rental, and we have suggested a full length mirror to the owner. Thank you for choosing Vacasa!
Savannah F.Jun 2020
We loved the location, decor, amenities with the room. The only negative is that the mattress for the pull out couch desperately needs to be replaced as the spring has busted out of the bottom cover making it very uncomfortable for sleep.
Hi Savannah, we are glad you enjoyed your stay! We appreciate your feedback and we will be sure to address this with the homeowner for their consideration. We look forward to hosting you again soon!
JAMIE C.Jun 2020
Was a very comfortable room
Robert D.Mar 2020
Nice clean place to stay for 3 persons or 2 couples. Really nice to have a front veranda to sit out during the evenings. The 2 sitting chairs inside the apt. could use thin cushions. And there was no kitchenette sink -- a little strange, but the bathroom sink was a few feet away and we used that. But other than that, it was a nice place and great location 1 block off one of the main drags and only a 10 minute walk to the shorelines.
Thank you for sharing your feedback, Robert. We are glad you enjoyed your stay! We appreciate you letting us know there is room for improvement, and we'll pass your suggestions to the owner for consideration. We hope to have another chance to impress you in the future!
Jimmy A.Mar 2020
Welcoming stay in a great location!
Carol M.Feb 2020
Lisa A.Jan 2020
My daughter and I enjoyed our stay at the Gardenia! Walked to nearby restaurants and biked everywhere else - loved being in the heart of town. The early morning street noise was a problem - Monday and Thursday mornings, garbage trucks started their work for the day outside the house at 5:15am, which was very loud - even with the hum of the window ac unit. Finally - the unit was well stocked with glassware, coffee mugs, coffee maker and a working ice maker (much appreciated!). However, there were no utensils. Some plastic spoons, forks and knives would’ve been helpful.
Thank you for leaving your comments for us! We do not stock utensils due to no storage space or sink to wash them in. We hope to see you again!
David B.Sep 2019
Michael G.Apr 2019
Just what my wife and I needed for our first experience in downtown Key West. Very well kept, easy parking and fantastic location to walk around downtown. Would visit again!
George S.Mar 2019
This unit is tastefully decorated and well kept. With a bedroom, a sitting area, a refrigerator and microwave, and a very nice bedroom, it has everything needed for an enjoyable stay. Plus, it is close to Duval, so walking is no problem.
Mathieu B.Mar 2019
La propreté des lieux, le calme, le confort du lit et du canapé, la salle de bain spacieuse, il manque simplement de quoi faire à manger mais sinon c'est parfait !
Sarah C.Mar 2019
Great space in a great location!
Lene L.Mar 2019
Koselig liten leilighet. Rent og pent. Vi hadde noen fine dager her, vi var 4 voksne og det går helt fint.
Ashley B.Feb 2019
This was the perfect location for us to walk all over Duval Street and to Mallory Square! This was our first experience with Vacasa and we were definitely thrilled with the whole experience! The house was even cuter in person than online!
Sandra R.Feb 2019
This little efficiency is just the right size for 2 or 3 people. There is a nice sized bathroom, bedroom and a few appliances to make a quick snack. A cute little front porch with 2 rocking chairs. Simonton Street is one block away from Duvall....close enough for fun, yet also far enough for quiet times. Located in the heart of Old Town, we parked our car for the weekend behind the house and was able to get around everywhere by foot and old town trolley.
Crystal Q.Jan 2019
Location was awesome. Studio apartment was clean.
Carlos C.Dec 2018
Casa maravilhosa, uma localização privilegiada, perto de tudo, da pra fazer tudo a pé!!!! Voltaria com certeza!!!
Stephen T.Dec 2018
Great location. Nice place.
Gautam P.Nov 2018
We had a lovely and comfortable stay at the Gardenia! The house is very close to Duval street and there is a parking as well included which is great!
Patrick C.Oct 2018
Very nice !!!
Robert M.Apr 2018
Short walk to Duval and great restaurants. Very clean. Front porch was great for people watching. Loved it.
Michael F.Apr 2018
Decor was amazing.
Clean, welcoming. Everything we expected and more.
Stephen W.Mar 2018
The gardenia suite is at the front of the house with a nice front porch for people watching. You are only a block off of Duval , just steps away from Sloppy Joes. The unit seems newly updated with a nice bathroom and a large shower. Unit also has a full size refrigerator with an ice maker, microwave and coffee maker. The unit has two large flatscreen TV's, cable tv and internet. The unit is cooled by 2 noisy window A/C units. Kinda annoying if watching TV, but also great white noise if you are a light sleeper. Overal, great location, perfect size for 2, clean and fresh unit.
Bryan K.Mar 2018
This apartment is just a couple block away from the main tourist street in Key West, yet it's a very quiet location. Recently updated, this is a modern unit (e.g., with an abundance of outlets).
Michelle M.Feb 2018
Very clean & very convenient to Duval street. Love the porch for morning coffee and people watching.
Lee S.Feb 2018
This place makes you feel like a local. Having a cold beverage and sitting on your front porch. Even had some local chickens stop by for a visit!
Christine W.Feb 2018
This property is good for a one night stay or a week stay. Perfect location. Walking distance to everything