Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants announced the opening of Winslow’s Bungalows, the first property in the new five-hotel Kimpton Key West collection. Across all five of the hotels, spread across six blocks in Key West’s historic Old Town, no two rooms in the 219 total keys are the same. A complete reimagining of the Historic Inns of Key West, accommodations span everything from estate-like guesthouses to bungalows and original conch houses, each with its own distinct story and stay experience, blending timeless architecture with an eclectic style.
Unveiled one hotel at a time, the collection shines light on historic elements from each hotel’s place in the colorful history of the island, while weaving unifying design and experiential elements throughout. The design story from LA-based designers Powerstrip Studio, carries across all five hotels, mixing Caribbean style with elements of Victorian and Colonial architecture and features custom furniture, lighting, and artwork in rooms.
The collection’s largest property at 85 rooms, Winslow’s Bungalows spans a landscaped campus in the center of Key West. Featuring an eclectic array of signature Key West architecture, some property structures date back to the 19th century, including both the oldest home and the oldest lodging on the island.
Following the opening of Winslow’s Bungalows, Ella’s Cottages and Ridley House are the next two hotels slated to open later this spring. Ridley House offers an intimate “front porch” stay perfect for longer visits. Ella’s Cottages extends a peaceful atmosphere surrounded by greenery, best for group and extended stays. Then, Lighthouse Hotel and Fitch Lodge will round out the collection.
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