The Gates Hotel, 3824 N Roosevelt Blvd, is an upscale boutique hotel in Key West that mixes Floridian flair with modern design. In an attempt to bring a unique and authentic experience to discerning travelers, the hotel incorporates all kinds of elements in its signature lifestyle approach. These elements include design, history, and food and drink, to name a few. Partnering the Gates Hotel Key West in its mission to deliver a unique lodging experience are the First Legal Rum Distillery and the Rodriguez Cigar Factory. First Legal Rum provides the hotel with their special rum, which is used in the signature welcome drinks for guests. The Rodriguez Cigar Factory makes sure that good cigars are easy to get at the Gates, and there is a special lounge near the hotel pool where guests can learn more about the cigars and how they relate to the culture of Key West.
Gates Hotel's Rum Row
Gates Hotel Rum Row
Also found near the pool at the Gates Hotel is Rum Row. Resembling a Prohibition-era bar of sorts, Rum Row has plenty of First Legal rum on hand, and guests can choose from an assortment of craft cocktails and small dishes. Lunch and dinner are served here, so it’s also a place to go for a good meal. The general pool area is definitely the heart of the action at the Gates Hotel Key West, offering entertainment in various forms, including DJs and live music performances. When a break from the pool is in order, guests can rent a scooter or bike and explore the island. Cycling tours at sunrise and sunset are available. Of course, relaxing in the comfortable, well-equipped rooms is also an option for passing the time, and a good one at that.
Gates Hotel Rooms
Gates Hotel Rooms
The 100 guestrooms at the Gates Hotel provide guests with stylish and comfortable travel bases for their Key West vacations. Colorful accents blend with unique design elements to create a pleasant ambience in these accommodations, and there is no shortage of welcoming amenities. Highlights among the in-room perks include plush bath robes and towels, luxury bedding, single-serve coffee makers, LCD televisions with premium cable, refrigerators, individual climate control, and high brand bath products. Guests can choose to have a single king size bed or two queens, and there are rooms with views of the pool or bay. In-room dining is available, as are in-room fitness programs. There is a standard resort fee at this boutique luxury hotel in Key West, and it covers the in-room Wi-Fi, as well as parking, continental breakfasts and shuttle service to and from Old Town and the airport.