A must see for Hemingway fans! "The Sun Also Rises" is one of my favorite books, and I was beyond excited to visit and learn more about Hemingway. I enjoyed the option for a self-guided tour and had a great time wandering from room to room. I loved seeing the six-toed cats and reading the plaques about each room and certain mementos throughout the house. However, it would have been nice if they offered a student discount and accepted credit/debit cards. Regardless, a fantastic and well-kept place.
AMAZING! Definitely stop here! Our tour guide was FANTASTIC and I can't remember her name! She was a brunette woman who was perfectly sassy and very expressive! The history was incredible, her delivery is PERFECT, and the cats with 6 toes were adorable. Make this a stop if you're in the area. The $14 was so worth it.
Worth the visit. I can't recall out tour guides name. But if all of the guides are like her then you are guaranteed to have a wonderful experience. The group's were large but she really knew how to handle it and make us all feel included. You are also free to walk around and explore on your own. Learned quite a lot about the history of the area as well.
A must visit place if you find yourself in this part of the Key West, and especially if you're the reader or the writer type. I didn't really listen much to the docents doing the guided tours, which happen almost regularly. But I heard some of them, as the place was packed that weekday afternoon we showed up there. I love the cats, and you'll see lots of different colors and sizes of them there. They even have a cemetery space there. I'm also impressed from seeing the biggest private swimming pool when it was built then in the 1930s outside of Miami right by the property. You'd get an idea on how big these people lived their lives and pursued their dreams from visiting the site. It's worth the fee, even if for a brief time and it's hot and humid. Inside the house, it's cool because of air-conditioning.
A classic tour with the feel of "Papa's" spirit all around this beautiful home. You will be entertained and informed of the history of this piece of Americana by guides who are passionate about relaying Hemingway's story. From the house to the grounds you will enjoy this visit: pet the famous six toe cats that roam freely around the grounds and learn about the lustful history of Hemingway's alluring past. A must for anyone going to Key West!