Authors Guest House is a small inn located on White Street honoring the literary masters who lived and worked in Key West. This quaint and cute bed and breakfast, is comprised of a compound of historic Conch-style houses, suites, and rooms hidden by tropical foliage and an inviting Pool Spa. During your stay you can enjoy free of charge wifi, cable TV, and local phone calls.
The comfortable guest accommodations at Authors are all varied from each other, yet they all have the same basic amenities. And each room features amenities to make you feel at home such as wifi, private bathrooms and air conditioning, while some have full kitchens and living room areas.
The Tennessee Williams Cottage which is located in the garden includes a living room with a full size pull-out sofa, a bedroom with a queen bed, and full kitchen and bath.
The Ernest Hemingway Cottage located in the garden includes a living room with a full size pull-out sofa, a bedroom with a queen bed, and full kitchen and bath.
Harry Truman Room is located on the inn’s upper level. It has a queen bed, with private sun deck, refrigerator, microwave, and private bath. It can connect with Margret Truman Room.
Margret Truman Room is located on the inn’s upper level. It has a queen bed, refrigerator, microwave, and private bath. It can connect with Harry Truman Room.
Thornton Wilder Room is the largest room in the main house and provides a very elegant setting. It has a queen sized bed, a twin bed, a refrigerator and a microwave. It can be combined with the John James Audubon House to create a suite.
John James Audubon Room on the upper level of the inn has a queen bed, refrigerator, microwave, and private bath. It can connect with Thornton Wilder Room.
James Kirkwood Room on the upper level has a queen sized bed, a twin bed, a refrigerator and a microwave.
- Check-in time begins at 2:00pm
- Check-out is by 11:00am
- Breakfast is served outdoors 8:30-10:00am.
- Rates are subject to change without notice.
- Sorry, we do not allow pets at Authors Guesthouse.
- Smoking is prohibited in our rooms, but we do provide ashtrays for outdoor smoking.
- 14 days notification of cancellation prior to arrival must be given to receive a deposit refund less a $30 fee. Cancellations made within 14 days forfeit the entire deposit. Holidays and Special Events cancellations require a 30 day notification.
- We are not a Spring Break Facility.
- We welcome children of all ages
For more information, to check rates and availability, or to make reservations please call our reservations department from 10 am to 4 pm weekdays at 305-292-7970.
If you are looking for a different type of property, check out some of our other recommended B&B’s, Resorts, and Rentals.
Things to do nearby…
From Authors you can walk to many of the best things to do and places to eat in minutes. It is just a few buildings down from Stay Fit Studio. And Sandy’s Cafe where you can get the best cafe con leche and Cuban toast on the island is just a short walk way too. The world famous Duval Street is just a couple of blocks away, so you can hang out at famous bars like Sloppy Joe’s or check out Mallory Square in the evenings and enjoy the Sunset Celebration and the lively shows put on by the colorful street entertainers as the sun sets upon the island.
See you in Key West!!