Key West inn surrounded by history Historic District Heron House is situated in Key West's Historic District, home to 187 historic buildings. One of the area's most famous attractions, the Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum (where the writer lived in the 1930s), is a 10-minute walk. Sunset Celebration The waterfront Mallory Square, a 10-minute walk, is the site of Key West's "Sunset Celebration," a festive nightly observance of the sunset, accompanied by food vendors, musicians, and street performers. Afterward, you can walk 2 minutes to Duval Street for a drink. Free breakfast The inn occupies a property dating from around 1860, making it 1 of the oldest buildings in the Historic District. Modern onsite amenities include an outdoor swimming pool, plus a free continental breakfast and a free wine and cheese reception on weekends. Unique design details Heron House's 23 individually designed guestrooms feature distinctive design touches such as balconies, private decks, and fine woodwork, plus stained-glass details. All rooms include the basics like cable TV, morning newspapers, and WiFi.