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Simonton Studio, an Old Town get-away for 2

People2
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

Overview


Details
Property
studio
People
2
Bedrooms
Studio
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
3 - 5 nights

About the property

Studio, 0 Bedrooms, 1 Baths, 2 Sleeps

I am so happy you are reading this! Please feel free to call me directly to make payment on this condo. I take payment by credit card or check. Please read the "owner story" for more assurance.

The Simonton Studio is neat, sweet and complete. This pet friendly accommodation is the perfect location for exploring Key West. So, get out there and live it up in Key West and come home to a king size bed and everthing you need to fix your own cocktails and prepare some shrimp. Two bicycles are provided to explore the island.

Located in a 6 unit compound this tiny Association is located in the heart of Old Town on Simonton St. Walk to the Hemmingway House, the Butterfly Conservatory and stroll Duval street with it's shops, restaurants, galleries and museums. There is a Laundromat providing drop off service a block away.

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Property Manager
Pam MacKenzie
Member since: 2009
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
18 January, 2017

About Pam MacKenzie

I have been living in Key West since 1992 having moved here from Nova Scotia, Canada. I have been doing vacation rentals since 2004 and my three properties keep me plenty busy. My properties are strictly rentals and they are not a second home. I operate as a business using my Florida Corporation called Scotia, Inc. and the rentals are my primary source of income. All three properties are licensed as transient rentals with both with the City of Key West and with the State of Florida. You can also find myself and my business on Facebook as “Key West Breeze Vacations”

Pam MacKenzie purchased this studio in 2004

Why Pam MacKenzie chose Key West

This property was once a small hotel that was converted to condos, not something that would work in many small cities but here it is a gem. I love the location of this property and it offers what I would want in an accommodation; a big bed, a small kitchen and affordability. Many condos in Key West are restricted by their Association to renting for not less a week and this means owners must also stick to a rigid schedule of Saturday to Saturday to maximize bookings but this property does not have that restriction and offers the flexibility that guests love.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Hi Pam. I trust you found everything in order after we left on the 4th. I want to thank you again for our cute little rental - it has a lot of classy & well thought out details that many other units just do not have. We had a blast in K.W. & will definitely contact you again should we get another chance to holiday there. Take care,

Wendy
Feb 2011
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Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(58 traveller reviews)

Simonton Studio, an Old Town get-away for 2
average rating of 4.706897 based on 65 reviews
5

Fabulous

  • 5 of 5

Everything was better than great.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 9, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great location!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay and were especially happy with the location and having the bikes to use.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

This Simonton Studio is the PERFECT place to stay when vacationing in Key West!!

  • 5 of 5

First, the LOCATION of this studio is PERFECT for enjoying Key West. We LOVED the convenience of being able to walk or bike to most of the places we wanted to visit. It was great to be so close to Duval, but we also truly enjoyed peace and quiet when returning to the studio!

Everything about this studio was perfect for our needs. The place was very clean and cozy, yet still had everything we needed or could want available. We'll admit we ate virtually all our meals out, but it sure did seem that Pam had everything available should we have wanted to prepare some meals there. How nice that even beach towels were available for our use! That certainly saved luggage space!

We read some reviews where people complained about the roosters crowing, but we felt like that just added to our experience. We heard them, but we really didn't find them too loud at all. Some people also mentioned the sugar ants, but again, we had no problems. We followed Pam's advice for storing our food (mostly snacks for us!)

...perhaps others neglected to do so?

We hope to visit Key West again soon, and we hope to stay at THIS studio again!

We highly recommend this Studio as a GREAT place to stay in Key West!!!

  • Review Submitted: Dec 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Simonton Studio in Key West

  • 5 of 5

The Simonton Studio is a perfect place to stay for a long weekend in Key West! The location is ideal and the fact that the unit comes with two bikes is extremely convenient. The studio is small, but it has every amenity we could have wanted -- comfortable, king bed, chairs with a coffee table that can also raise to become a dining table, full kitchen, and a well updated bathroom. The unit was clean and exactly as described. We've stayed in a hotel in Key West before and will never do that again, knowing how great this place is for a very similar cost. The only negative about this rental is that the provided bikes don't come equipped with lights, which are a requirement when riding around Key West after sunset. That's a very minor negative, though, as the location of the studio makes most places very walkable. To be sure, we will likely bring lights to use on the bikes during our next visit. Pam is very easy to work with and we wouldn't hesitate to recommend the Simonton Studio to friends, family, or anyone!

  • Review Submitted: Dec 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5/5 - Great Place to Stay

  • 5 of 5

Perfectly sized for two people, a well-equipped kitchen, indoor/outdoor seating, a locals' guide to the island, and bikes for transportation. The studio has every amenity needed for a basic stay in Key West. Perfectly situated for a quick walk to Duval or a bike ride to Higgs Beach, the location cannot be beat.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Cozy, comfortable and close

  • 5 of 5

This was a perfect place to stay in Key West. It was very reasonably priced, impeccably clean and the perfect size. It had a well equipped kitchen should you want to prepare meals and plenty of room for a studio apartment. The king size bed was very comfortable. It was close enough to Duval street and it's shopping/nightlife to easily walk to it but yet far enough away to not be in the middle of it. The bicycles that were provided made getting around the island to other places very easy. The trek to Zachary Taylor State Park for snorkeling was maybe 10 minutes on the bicycles and the snorkeling there was phenomenal. The Hemingway House is an easy 5 minute walk, only a couple of blocks away.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
3.4 Miles
Key West International Airport
Nearest Barpub
27 Metres
Bobby's Monkey Bar
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
Key West Express to Fort Myers, FL
Nearest Restaurant
66 Metres
Better Than Sex Dessert
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Southernmost Beach
Other Activities:

Top Thing to do in City:

* Go snorkelling..

* Take in some local live theater.

* Go sea kayaking.

* Do the house tours , when they are on.

* Go to Fort Jefferson..

Top Thing to do in Budget:

* The Duval Crawl, stroll the street of many sights.

* Sound check at the Green Parrot, friday at 5:30pm.

* Bike around the island..

* Visit the Eco Discovery Center,it's free!.

* Visit the Top of the La Concha Hotel.

Top Thing to do in Family:

* Sunset Celebration!.

* Fort Zachary Taylor State Park.

* The Conch Train Tour.

* Visit the Aquarium.

* Dine at Blue Heaven for breakfast..

Local attractions include sailing trips to the reef for snorkelling, fishing excursions, kayak excursions, Ghost Tours, Conch Train Tours and much much more. Key West is a town filled with Victorian architecture; it has a history filled with pirates, salvaging and the wealth that those trades once brought. It has been a refuge for writers, Presidents, parrotheads(Jimmy Buffet fans), artists and tourists looking to find a different Florida experience. Key West is funky, eccentric, expressive, tolerant and fun loving.

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Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £37 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.5%

Nightly Rate: $130 - $250

Weekly Rate: $850 - $1600

Monthly Rate: $0 - $0


Minimum 3 nights stay; Pet fee is additional $15 per night; Prices subject to tax of 12.5%

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday studio in Downtown in Lower Florida Keys

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 1
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 330 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • city centre
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Budget
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Full bath feature a large shower
Bedrooms:
  • Studio, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • This is a Studio so the bedroom and living area are one room. The bed in king sized and was purchased in 2015
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Terrace ...
  • 2 bicycles
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • reefs
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • photography
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
Notes:
The condo features a king size bed, free wifi service, full size fridge and stove, fully equipped kitchen, Cable TV, Air Conditioning and a coffee table that rises up to dining height. The bath has a spacious walk-in shower. You have a patio outside where you can drink your morning coffee and take in the warm breeze. I provide two bicycles with locks to explore the island.

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