Key West, FL

The Gardens Hotel

Alexandra Paschalides
Deal Expert

Why We Love It

  • Secluded and lush former estate turned romantic and luxurious adults-only bed-and-breakfast
  • Wander the winding brick pathways through tropical gardens, bubbling fountains and rare orchids
  • Relax by the heated courtyard pool with a glass of champagne, and listen to the Weekly Jazz concerts
  • Sample wines by the partial or full glass with automated dispensaries at the property’s wine bar


Map & Directions

The Gardens Hotel is approximately 10 minutes from Key West International Airport. A taxi is approximately $10 plus tip.

The Gates Hotel Key West is approximately 3 hours and 45 minutes from Miami International Airport. A Keys Shuttle starts at $90 plus tip for the first passenger. Rental car kiosks are available throughout the airport and prices vary by supplier.

Rooms & Rates

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If hotels had feelings, The Gardens Hotel is the kind of place that would turn other properties green with envy. The secluded and lush former estate of botanical hobbyist Peggy Mills has been transformed from a turn-of-the-century manse into a luxurious 27-room boutique getaway.

Comprised of a main house and newer carriage-style houses, the verdant hideaway encourages exploration with winding brick pathways, rare flora and fauna and several one-ton, Cuba-imported, earthenware jars called tinajones.

Rooms are refined Colonial with imported mahogany furnishings, ornately carved Hemingway beds and breezy plantation fans overhead. If it wasn’t for the spacious marble baths with Jacuzzis and Tempur-Pedic mattresses, the rooms could be a step back in time to 100 years ago.

Stand-out amenities include a heated courtyard lagoon pool with an adjacent sitting gazebo, free Wi-Fi and a wine bar with the latest automated technology allowing for tasting of a partial or a full glass.

For a taste of Old Key West beyond the confines of the property, it’s a five-minute walk to bustling Duval Street and the sights and sounds of the area.

From the press:
  • “This gloriously shaded, award-winning property was a labor of love from the get-go” -- Fodor’s 
  • “The most graceful place to stay on the island” -- Travel + Leisure 



  • Pool bar
  • Restaurant
  • Pet-friendly


  • Concierge service
  • Laundry / dry cleaning
  • Safe in reception (fees apply)

Room amenities

  • Air-conditioning
  • Coffee / tea-making facilities
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Outdoor space for some rooms
  • Safe
  • Flatscreen TV


  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in guest rooms
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in public areas


  • Bathrobes
  • Hair-dryer
  • Luxury toiletries


  • Parking (fees apply)

Please note: Some amenities may not be available in all rooms and some amenities or services incur an additional charge and are subject to change. Please check with the hotel directly.


Checkout: Standard checkout time: 11am

Pets: Pets allowed

Cancellation: Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

Additional details: Pets allowed. You must present a photo ID when checking in. Your credit card is charged at the time you book. Bed type and smoking preferences are not guaranteed. Your reservation is prepaid and is guaranteed for late arrival. The total charge includes all room charges and taxes, as well as fees for access and booking. Any incidental charges such as parking, phone calls, and room service will be handled directly between you and the property.

Know Before You Go

  • Children 15 years old and younger are not permitted at this property.
  • Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.
  • The property allows pets in specific rooms only and has other pet restrictions (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section). Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.


The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in or checkout.

  • Self parking fee: USD 25 per night
  • Pet fee: USD 50.00 per pet, per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Have a Question?

1-877-966-0000 Email Us Check the F.A.Q.
Agents available Mon-Fri 9am-9pm & Sat-Sun 12pm-8pm ET

Rates may vary by date, are subject to availability and are not guaranteed until your purchase is complete.

The room rates listed are for double occupancy per room unless otherwise stated and exclude tax recovery charges and service fees.

*Unless otherwise stated, Travelzoo-exclusive extras are valid once per stay (based on two adults sharing). Value is an estimate based on double occupancy. Extras are only included with Member Rates and may not be available on all dates. Extras are non-transferable and have no cash value. Total value may vary depending on time of booking and availability. When included, breakfast may be limited to 2 guests per stay subject to hotel’s discretion. Other restrictions may apply; see our T&Cs for details.

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