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Recent Truman Annex reviews
Excellent relaxing stay!
"We are very familiar with Shipyard Condominiums in Truman Annex as we've been coming to Key West for several years now.
Our one week stay at A piece of Paradise was really pleasant and met all our expectations. The location is quiet, and the condo is very well maintained, nicely decorated, well equiped and quite comfortable. There are even 4 beach chairs and noodles which were really practical as we often went to Fort Zachary Taylor Beach.
We did not have the chance to meet Donna but we could feel she cares very much to make sure her condo is in great conditions to satisfy her customers.
Thank you Donna and we'll be looking forward to coming back in 2016!
Patricia, Marcel, Laura and Julia
From Alsace, France"
Guest: LovetheKeysDate of Stay: August 2015Review Submitted: August 26, 2015
Fabulous location - ideal rental for group of travelers
"This rental was perfect for our girls weekend get-away. The location can't be beat - just blocks to Duval St, the Southernmost point, and the sunset celebration. This wonderful, quaint house is tucked away in the back of Eaton St. It is a quiet and serene location which makes it perfect to come home to and hang out in after venturing out. The view of the water is spectacular. We drank coffee on the back patio every morning and watched the cruise ships come in. The pool was small, but a great location during windy times. The fence and landscaping protected the area so we could enjoy they sun. The house was clean and the kitchen was well equipped for cooking when we decided to make meals at the house. Carport also a great feature - nice not to have to worry about parking. It was nice to be so close to everything and be in the gated Truman Annex- very safe feeling. 3 bedrooms and 2 baths on lower level were great. Climbing stairs required for upper level living area and master bedroom would not make this ideal for anyone unable to navigate stairs daily. This is a great rental for a girls get-away weekend or for a family with teens. Location....Location.....Location...ideal!"
Guest: DebDate of Stay: February 2015Review Submitted: February 15, 2015
"We're a couple that likes to spread out, and the cottage was perfect for our getaway. It is very spacious and exactly as pictured. The cottage was spotless on arrival and everything worked properly, including the A/C (and we like it cold). We only used the master bedroom on the second floor, but there is a nice guest bedroom on the first floor that would allow for larger groups or families. The owners were very easy to work with and we had no problems leading up to or during our stay.
The cottage is located a 15-20 minute drive from the airport and a 5-minute walk to Duval. You can easily walk to any place in old town in about 15 minutes or less. We also walked to the marina for our snorkeling excursion, which is also where you can get the ferry to Dry Tortugas National Park. We opted to take a sea plane there instead of the ferry (highly recommended); for that we needed to drive to the airport.
While the cottage is attached to a row of houses, as an end unit duplex it really feels like a stand alone, not an apartment. It has double height ceilings, giving it a very open and airy feeling, and the side and back windows look out to lovely tropical trees and plants. The front of the cottage is on a road that gets some traffic, including trucks, but the advantage is that you can sit on the porch and people watch, since it it the main road leading to the beach and a lot of people walk or bike there. Traffic noise was no problem at all. The same can't be said for the roosters, but that's a fact of life in Key West. They make sure you don't sleep too late, no matter how much partying you did the night before!
The complex has a decent sized, very clean pool a few steps from the back of the cottage, so you don't need to cross any roads to get to it. The pool furniture is not the most comfortable, just plain hard white plastic with no cushioning or webbing. Shade is limited at the pool, but when we were there it was too hot for us even in the shade so we didn't spend a lot of time there. The beach (Fort Zachery Taylor) is also a 10 minute walk. Make sure to wear water shoes, because the beach and ocean are very rocky.
All in all, the cottage is the perfect mix of size, amenities, and location. I highly recommend it for a visit to Key West."
Guest: EdDate of Stay: June 2015Review Submitted: June 15, 2015