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Island City House Hotel

At a Glance

    Pros

  • lush gardens
  • knowledgeable staff

    Cons

  • spotty Wi-Fi service
  • no front-desk staff at night
  • some rooms are small

Island City House Hotel Review

A private garden with brick walkways, tropical plants, and a canopy of palms sets this convivial guesthouse apart from the pack. The vintage-1880s Island City House has wraparound verandas, pine floors, and charm to spare. Arch House, a former carriage house, has a dramatic entry that opens into a lush courtyard. Although all suites front on busy Eaton Street, only Nos. 5 and 6 face it. A reconstructed cigar factory has become the poolside Cigar House, with spacious rooms, porches, decks, and plantation-style teak and wicker furnishings. The private tropical garden wraps around a spacious pool area. Children are welcome—a rarity in Old Town guesthouses.

    Hotel Details

  • 24 suites.
  • Rate includes breakfast.
Updated: 03-26-2013

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