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Starlight Siesta ~ Weekly Rental

2BR 2.5BA ~ Weekly Rental
Sleeps 4



Cleverly hidden from view at the end of a narrow island urban lane that intersects with downtown Duval Street, this Starlight Siesta vacation rental encompasses the rear half of the Key West penthouse property known as Penthouse On Duval. Perfectly staged in the island's city center, this spectacular downtown Key West rental received a complete renovation in 2009. When the penthouse apartment is not rented in entirety, it may be possible to rent this 2 bedroom 2.5 bathroom suite as a separate accommodation.

When rented as a separate suite, Starlight Siesta features the brand new back lounging deck that nearly spans the width of the entire building and provides a hidden space for stargazing in the city. The deck connects to a gorgeous and spacious great room which is elegantly furnished with West Indies style linen and woven grass furnishings, and a unique collection of lamps, accessories, and carefully chosen artwork complete this "picture perfect" great room. In the decorating of this luxury suite, the designer chose soft and relaxing colors. She chose sky blue paint for the ceiling of the great room which helps to bring the outdoors inside. This practice is common for outside porches in Key West and its use inside is inventive and uplifting. There is an artistic powder room just off the great room that puts the entire space over-the-top with rich gold toned walls, designer podium style vanity topped with a clear glass bowl sink, and unique lighting. A metal sculpture of sea creatures frames the vanity mirror creating yet another art space to enjoy.

The elegant designer kitchen connects flawlessly to the great room via an artistic island dining counter. Tiny sand-stone tiles set in the counter top are artistically placed on the diagonal and offer a refreshing change from overused granite that we see so much of these days. Shiny stainless steel appliances are set off with custom mahogany cabinets, designer lighting, and a grand size gold-framed decorator mirror that is set above the stove.

Both bedrooms with en suite bathrooms are just up the stairs on the 2nd level. The master bedroom, with king size bed, shows an eclectic collection of white wicker and golden bamboo furnishings set against sky blue walls and light hard wood floors. Custom lamps and unique ocean theme art and rugs accessorize the room. The bright white master bath is kept simple and elegant.

The 2nd bedroom and bathroom are also located upstairs just off the hall. Island decor with a nautical theme was chosen for this bedroom that has two twin beds that can be pushed together to make a king size bed. White cottage furniture mixed with rattan, light wood floors, and a wicker paddle fan create and inviting room which is artfully accessorized with a large scale model of a wooden sail boat.

If you've ever strolled up Duval Street in downtown Key West, then you've undoubtedly been touched by the timeless charm of historic Key West-Victorian structures that house the local establishments. Peaked tin roofs, horizontal wood siding and enchanting gingerbread trim were classic trade marks when these early 1900's downtown buildings were first built. And one popular property design embodied a mercantile space below with a residential home "up top" with a "birds eye view" of the downtown "comings and goings' of island life. While most of the 2nd floor spaces on Duval Street have turned completely mercantile during the past 30 or so years, an exceptional few have kept their "up top" residential spaces. A special few, such as this Key West rental, have received complete renovations to bring to modern luxurious standards... and now you have the opportunity to stay here and live the dream for yourself! 

It is noteworthy that In the redesign of this property, the bedrooms were situated back away from the street to obtain maximum quiet possible. Despite the prime Duval Street location we have noted how quiet the space is whenever we have been inside.

Bedding Summary:

Upstairs - 1 King bed; 2 Twin size beds (can be made up as a King bed)

Amenities: Wide lounging deck spanning nearly the entire width of the building and overlooking the city lane that intersects at the 700 block of Duval Street. Brand new artistic renovation. Fully equipped kitchen, a/c, washer/dryer, telephone, and color cable TVs. Linens and towels are provided. Catering can be arranged. Maid service can be scheduled.

Parking: Parking is restricted in this spot. There is one shared parking space for the two rental units in this building. It is located at the end of a short narrow lane with no outlet at the back of the property beneath the deck. The parking space will accommodate one small compact car only, must be reserved in advance, and is available for the first rental reservation made.  If you need a parking space, please inquire about availability at the time of reservation.  Please keep in mind that a car is not necessary from this location, and it is best to leave your car at home. Walk everywhere, take a petty-cab, ride a bike, or take a taxi if you need to.  Cars in this area can be a hassle to deal with. Remember, this part of the island was built before cars!  If you can’t find a parking space, no whining … :-)

Activities: Downtown Old Town Key West on Duval Street in the 700 block. Just a few short blocks from Mallory Square, Fausto's Fine Foods for grocery shopping, excellent downtown restaurants, night life, popular clubs, the Historic Seaport, and tropical shops. Sailing, boating, diving, museums.

Restrictions: Smoke free property. Smoking permitted outside only. No pets. (Please don't ask!) This home is offered as an exclusive vacation rental in the most requested location in Key West. We do not accept guests less than 25 years of age unless accompanied by a family group or guardian.

Area: Walk out your door and down the lane to all you want to see in Historic Key West. Best restaurants, shops, galleries, clubs, Hemingway House Museum, Light House Museum, Custom House Museum, aquarium, Ship Wreck Museum, Southern Most Point of the U.S., close to beaches. Walk everywhere from here. This suite is part of the Penthouse On Duval and rental of this unit as a separate suite depends on availability. Please contact us for more specific details on how this works.

For larger groups, this suite is part of the Penthouse On Duval and rental of this unit as a separate suite depends on availability. Please contact us for more specific details on how this works.

special rates available

Jan 7- Jan 11
Nightly $400

Feb 2- Feb 9
Weekly $2175

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Dates Weekly Nightly Terms
Nov 24, 2018 - Dec 19, 2018 $1550$3753 night minimum
Dec 20, 2018 - Dec 28, 2018 $2325$4507 night minimum
Dec 29, 2018 - Jan 4, 2019 $2759$5007 night minimum
Jan 5, 2019 - Jan 11, 2019 $2025$4504 night min. or 3 night min. 60 days prior to arrival.
Jan 12, 2019 - Jan 18, 2019 $2075$4504 night min. or 3 night min. 60 days prior to arrival.
Jan 19, 2019 - Jan 25, 2019 $2075$4504 night min. or 3 night min. 60 days prior to arrival.
Jan 26, 2019 - Feb 1, 2019 $2175$4505 night minimum - 'within' Sat/Sat Only
Feb 2, 2019 - Feb 15, 2019 $2375$4507 night min Sat/Sat Only, but 3-5 nights within 60 days
Feb 16, 2019 - Feb 22, 2019 $2575$4507 night min Sat/Sat Only, but 3-5 nights within 60 days
Feb 23, 2019 - Apr 19, 2019 $2375$4507 night min Sat/Sat Only, but 3-5 nights within 60 days
Apr 20, 2019 - May 26, 2019 $2100$4004 night min. or 3 night min. 60 days prior to arrival.
May 27, 2019 - Jun 14, 2019 $1900$4004 night min. or 3 night min. 60 days prior to arrival.
Jun 15, 2019 - Aug 8, 2019 $2100$4005 night minimum - 'within' Sat/Sat Only
Aug 9, 2019 - Oct 19, 2019 $1900$4004 night min. or 3 night min. 60 days prior to arrival.
Oct 20, 2019 - Oct 26, 2019 $3600$6007 night minimum
Oct 27, 2019 - Nov 3, 2019 $1900$4004 night min. or 3 night min. 60 days prior to arrival.
Nov 4, 2019 - Nov 10, 2019 $2100$4007 night minimum
Nov 11, 2019 - Nov 22, 2019 $1900$4004 night min. or 3 night min. 60 days prior to arrival.
Nov 23, 2019 - Nov 29, 2019 $2100$4007 night minimum
Nov 30, 2019 - Dec 20, 2019 $1600$4004 night min. or 3 night min. 60 days prior to arrival.
Dec 21, 2019 - Dec 27, 2019 $2375$4507 night minimum
Dec 28, 2019 - Jan 3, 2020 $2800$5007 night minimum
Jan 4, 2020 - Jan 10, 2020 $2075$4504 night min. or 3 night min. 60 days prior to arrival.
Jan 11, 2020 - Jan 17, 2020 $2125$4504 night min. or 3 night min. 60 days prior to arrival.
Jan 18, 2020 - Jan 24, 2020 $2125$4504 night min. or 3 night min. 60 days prior to arrival.
Jan 25, 2020 - Jan 31, 2020 $2225$4505 night minimum - 'within' Sat/Sat Only
Feb 1, 2020 - Feb 14, 2020 $2425$4507 night min Sat/Sat Only, but 3-5 nights within 60 days
Feb 15, 2020 - Feb 21, 2020 $2625$4507 night min Sat/Sat Only, but 3-5 nights within 60 days
Feb 22, 2020 - Apr 18, 2020 $2425$4507 night min Sat/Sat Only, but 3-5 nights within 60 days
Apr 19, 2020 - May 25, 2020 $2150$4004 night min. or 3 night min. 60 days prior to arrival.
May 26, 2020 - Jun 13, 2020 $1950$4004 night min. or 3 night min. 60 days prior to arrival.
Jun 14, 2020 - Aug 7, 2020 $2150$4005 night minimum - 'within' Sat/Sat Only
Aug 8, 2020 - Oct 18, 2020 $1950$4004 night min. or 3 night min. 60 days prior to arrival.
Oct 19, 2020 - Oct 25, 2020 $3650$4007 night minimum
Oct 26, 2020 - Nov 2, 2020 $1950$4004 night min. or 3 night min. 60 days prior to arrival.
Nov 3, 2020 - Nov 9, 2020 $2150$4007 night minimum
Nov 10, 2020 - Nov 21, 2020 $1950$4004 night min. or 3 night min. 60 days prior to arrival.
Nov 22, 2020 - Nov 28, 2020 $2150$4007 night minimum
Nov 29, 2020 - Dec 19, 2020 $1650$4004 night min. or 3 night min. 60 days prior to arrival.
Dec 20, 2020 - Dec 26, 2020 $2425$4507 night minimum
Dec 27, 2020 - Jan 2, 2021 $2850$5007 night minimum


Additional Notes:


  • High Season generally requires a 7 night minimum stay. Shorter stays of 3 - 5 nights may be available within 60 days of your arrival date or in special situations. Certain dates may not be available if they minimize optimal booking for the property's reservation calendar. Please contact us to inquire about stays less than 7 nights.
  • Shoulder and Low Season is a 3 - 5 night minimum available on reservations made within 60 days of arrival May through mid-August. From mid-August through mid-December, 3 - 5 night minimum stays are available any time.
  • Short Stays are available if there are open nights that are less than the minimum stay, shorter stays may be possible depending on the property. Please contact us to inquire.
  • Holiday, Festival, and Event Rates are 20% to 25% higher. These include, but are not limited to: Fantasy Fest, New Years, Key West Yacht Race Week, Thanksgiving, Power Boat Races, Mini-Lobster Season, Labor Day, Parrot Heads Meeting of the Mind, Biker's Poker Run, 4th of July, Easter. A 7 night minimum stay is required for most major holidays, festivals, and events.

Rates and Terms are subject to change without notice. Above rates do not include taxes and fees. Click here for more details on additional fees. Please contact us for specific pricing and to confirm rates. Rates in US Funds. (305) 294-7358 Ext 1 - info@vhkw.com

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VHKW offers promotional specials for purchasing trip insurance for stays between Aug 10 and Oct 20. Please call for more details.

  • 1 King bed
  • 2 twin size beds
Oct 23, 2018,
We have stayed in Starlight Siesta five times and love it! Fabulous apartment and deck within walking distance of the highlights of Duval Street. Hope to stay again next year.

Apr 17, 2018,
Great place in a perfect location. Spacious rooms, quiet, large porch and fully stocked kitchen made for a wonderful vacation. Only thing missing was a pool- we had pool envy because our porch overlooked two private pools ) Only issue we had was with the Wi-Fi, which worked about 1/8th of the time. We would definitely go back!

Apr 09, 2018,
Could not ask more for the price. In the middle of everything. Very clean

Mar 28, 2018,
First let me say that Vacation Homes of Key West was so awesome to work with and their professionalism is impeccable. The unit we leased was perfect. Just as depicted and CLEAN! The process of accessing the property and departure were simple. We will definitely be using Vacation Homes of Key West again!

Mar 11, 2018,
nice place, very roomy, clean, good location

Nov 23, 2016,
This was the second time staying in the starlight siesta apartment and we loved it. Location was great on Duval st and the apartment had everything we needed. Plan to return next year!

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