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11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016

cute motel everything you need, free parking, a swimming pool and good breakfast! couldn't ask for anymore especially for the price! good walking distance for most places in key west! helpful friendly staff.

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dBranham, General Manager at Blue Marlin Motel, responded to this review

Great location, walk to everything.....thanks for the review. More 

Miami Lakes, Florida
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14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

This was my first visit to Key West and we had a great time. The Blue Marlin is within walking distance of many places to eat and attractions. Parking is limited so we left our vehicle parked the whole time and rented a golf cart to get around the island. Snorkeling at the beaches was awesome.

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Thank Ronald B
dBranham, General Manager at Blue Marlin Motel, responded to this review

Our location is the best. Thanks for the review! More 

Meridian, United States
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2016

We stayed here 1 day while on vacation in the Keys. We did not want to spend a ton of money for one night and found this place on trip advisor. It had good reviews and was very close to the southern most point which was our main reason for traveling to the Keys. We were very surprised when we... More 

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1 Thank Jon P
dBranham, General Manager at Blue Marlin Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for the review! More 

Axel, The Netherlands
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428 reviews
100 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Spend three nights in this motel. The check in was efficient, the room clean and spacious, the free breakfast a bit too simple for me but the bed slept fine, the bathroom was clean and the shower worked fine, even with the classic hot and cold manual water dosing. Internet was hit or miss in the room we had. Because... More 

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Thank DdeKerf
dBranham, General Manager at Blue Marlin Motel, responded to this review

We are on the south end of the island - the quiet side. This is usually the preferred area when you want peace and quiet. And it is also the less expensive side of the island. So we are a value on the south side of the quiet part of old town! More 

Punta Gorda, Florida
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146 reviews
52 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Staff was friendly, very comfortable bed. The pool was inviting but I didn't have time to try it. Breakfast is by the pool - prepackaged pastries, yogurt, microwavable hot pockets, etc. Nothing fancy but will sustain life. Within 2 blocks of 2 good restaurants but a bit out of the way for the heart of Duval (take a cab -... More 

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dBranham, General Manager at Blue Marlin Motel, responded to this review

Thanks! More 

b'ham england
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22 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We only stayed one night, wish we booked for more, fab time in the keys which was helped with this fab motel, the reception staff were helpful and knowledgeable and always had a smile on there faces, the room was big and clean with everything you need, we never had time to use the pool and slept through and missed... More 

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Thank shelzabella31
dBranham, General Manager at Blue Marlin Motel, responded to this review

Great review - see you next time! More 

Brno, Jihomoravsky Kraj, Czech Republic
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62 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016

We stayed here only for one night. The hotel is quite big but has limited parking. The pool is also biger but once again it is not big enough for so many quests. Our room was OK, the location is also fine. Breakfast they serve is a joke! There is just few tables and not much to choose from their... More 

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1 Thank Jeannieee
dBranham, General Manager at Blue Marlin Motel, responded to this review

Sorry we didn't meet expectations! More 

kingston upon
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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for 2 nights, it ticked all the boxes not too far from Duval street. Breakfast consists of bagels, muffins, burritos, fruit and yogurts. Tea coffee and juice. Pool area is very clean and well maintenend. Can highly recommend.

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Thank john p
dBranham, General Manager at Blue Marlin Motel, responded to this review

Thanks! More 

Fernandina Beach, Florida
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18 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

This was our second time staying here. Rooms are good size and clean. Front desk staff are very nice and helpful. Pool is large. Free breakfast. The parking is tight. Bathroom is large. We had a fridge in our room. I would recommend and stay again.

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Thank Joe C
dBranham, General Manager at Blue Marlin Motel, responded to this review

Repeat guests are the best! More 

Chicago, Illinois
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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Good motel. It is less expensive but clean and neat rooms, worth every penny. OK to Good continental breakfast. Nice Pool by the breakfast place. No look and feel but you won't be disappointed for an overnight stay. It is very near to southern most point as well.

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Thank Tanz R
dBranham, General Manager at Blue Marlin Motel, responded to this review

We have a great housekeeping staff. Thanks for recognizing their hard work! More 

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Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Two-story Motel located 1 block from town center & 3 blocks from ocean. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Blue Marlin Motel

Address: 1320 Simonton St, Key West, FL 33040-3114
Region: United States > Florida > Florida Keys > Key West
Price Range: $209 - $453 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Blue Marlin Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 54
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“we stayed in rooms 201 and 202 and they were great. The whole place is very quiet where it is located.”
 of 5 bubbles suziej500, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“room 101 - ground floor, out of direct noise”
 of 5 bubbles Beth999, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in Room 103 right behind the office - very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles TaraTravelsToo, 17 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Get there afternoon at check in time or before and you should get parking ok.”
 of 5 bubbles 681karenn, 14 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Don't expect any breakfast.”
 of 5 bubbles megrohlsta, 16 Jul 2016 | Read review
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