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Hilton Garden Inn,
Keys Collection
Key West, Florida

About the Hotel

Recently redesigned, the Hilton Garden Inn Key West offers guests a resort-style stay with chic accommodations, a relaxing poolside lounge, and many other attractive amenities.  The Keys Collection is part of a group of hotels as colorful as Key West itself.  The Keys Collection combines trusted brands, spirted restaurants and bars, and exceptional accommodations for a boutique vacation experience influenced by the laidback attitude and local flare of this southernmost destination. 


About The Location

Key West is an island at the end of the chain of the Florida Keys.   It connects to the mainland (Miami) by US Highway 1 which uses a series of bridges to link the islands of the change (a 4 hour drive from Miami).   It is a popular vacation destination which gives visitors the feeling of the Caribbean without leaving the USA., about a 4 hour drive from Miami Florida.

Key West is a small island, just two miles by four miles. Just about everything is a short walk or bicycle ride away. Limited public transportation is also available; however bus schedules are very limited. Many participants purchase bicycles or simply walk.

Opportunity Details
  • Culinary $20 per hour

  • Front Office $17 per hour

Housing Details

Shared apartments with shared bedrooms with same gender.  Common kitchen, dining space and bathroom to be shared.  Rent is $185 per person per week (includes all utilities, cable is not included).  Security deposit same as one month rent.


Participants are responsible for the cost of transportation from Miami to Key West. The closest major airport is Miami International Airport, located 150 miles north of Key West a 4-hour drive.  There is a small airport in Key West with daily shuttle flights to and from several locations in Florida, including Miami, Tampa, and Orlando.   You may also travel to Key West via bus from Miami International Airport. Fare and schedule information is available from Greyhound Bus Lines. Transportation: or 


Fly to Key West International Airport (EYW), take Uber Or Taxi (approximately 20min) to resort.

Additional Details​
  • Participant will need to purchase non-skid shoes with no logo. Polo shirt, hat and and jacket (if needed) will be provided.

  • Discounted daily meals, and weekly free luncheons.

  • Cultural exchange activities including employee gatherings, music and arts festivals, historical learning opportunities.

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