Places to stay in Bahama Village
Bahama Village was once an overlooked section of Key West. This sixteen block community is a haven of Florida Conch architecture, some of the best restaurants on the island including the famous Blue Heaven, authentic Caribbean [mostly Bahamian] culture, and a unique history. Visitors may choose to book their stays around the dates of the popular Bahama Village Goombay Festival in late October each year.
Reminiscent of the many Caribbean street and cultural festivals held each year, Bahama Village Goombay Festival attracts over 80,000 people to the island each year and puts the arts and crafts, music and food of this community on full display.
If you’re looking to stay near Bahama Village, here are some popular options.
Oceans Edge Key West Resort and Marina
Oceans Edge Key West Resort and Marina boasts acres of tropical landscaping, six pools, the best fishing in the Keys (they have the records to prove it), a waterfront bar, onsite dining options, a variety of water activities, and luxury accommodations to cap it off. Each room or suite comes with an ocean view.
La Concha Hotel & Spa
La Concha Hotel & Spa in Key West is one of the Historic Hotels of America. Built in 1926 and visited by American icons Tennessee Williams, Harry Truman and Ernest Hemingway, this historic landmark now boasts chic accommodations and modern amenities, hip bar and lounge, onsite dining options and a rooftop spa.
The Lighthouse Court Hotel
The Lighthouse Court Hotel in Key West offers 45 guest rooms in 10 “conch” buildings and an Ernest Hemingway suite. All the buildings were built between the 1890s and 1920s in typical Key West style with an open porch and French doors. All stays include a complimentary poolside continental breakfast, free Wifi, access to the poolside Mojito Bar & Cafe and a VIP concierge.
The Mermaid & The Alligator
The Mermaid & The Alligator is a charming bed and breakfast in Key West with nine unique rooms in a Victorian era home built in 1904. Guests can enjoy a complimentary poolside breakfast (including a tasty vegetarian breakfast if requested), complimentary onsite parking, massage services, beautiful outdoor pavilion in tranquil gardens, a heated plunge pool and onsite concierge services.
The Banyan Resort
The Banyon Resort in Key West is a Certified Florida Green Lodge located on a historic Caribbean estate with extensive lush gardens and near the center of action on Duval Street. The property originally consisted of six homes built in the mid-1800s. Now guests can enjoy one- and two-bedroom suites and loft suites across eight houses with full kitchens and verandahs that overlook the grounds.
Margaritaville Key West Resort & Marina
Centrally located in Old Town and near the Key West Cruise Terminal, Mallory Square and Duval Street, sits the Margaritaville Key West Resort & Marina. With 178 guest rooms and suites, all decorated with contemporary design and modern entertainment technology, this resort offers luxury and relaxation in the middle of the Key West scene.