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Blue Marlin Motel

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Reviewed 1 March 2013 via mobile

There was a billing rate error, which I immediately brought to the attention of Natalie at the front desk. See was immediately able to correct it and was very sincere about the issue. Everything was fixed quickly and I was extremely impressed on how she handled it. Sometimes things happen and she made sure everything was taken care of! Thank...

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

Thanks. Happy that Natalie took care of you! We appreciate your business!

Virginia Beach, Virginia
Reviewed 25 February 2013

We stayed at the Blue Marlin Motel for 2 weeks in Feb 2013. The staff was kind and efficient. The rooms (with microwave, small refridgerator and coffee pot, were extremely clean and the beds firm. The wi-fi was speedy, although not as fast as my home. The continental breakfast was adequate with pastries, toast, apples and bananas as well as...

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

Thanks for letting us know about your stay! We appreciate your comments in your post. Hope to see you again!

caledon, ontario, canada
Reviewed 18 February 2013

We chose the Blue Marlin hotel because of the price and overall good reviews. As soon as you get withing 3 hours of the keys prices are up there including Key West so 200 $ is an average in this part of Florida. Having said that, rooms were large, clean, TV worked, pool area was also clean and a nice...

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Indy
Reviewed 17 February 2013

We have previously stayed at the Blue Marlin; all the observations on the other posts appropriately describe the facility. Nice, good value, old but nicely updated, etc. Here we’ll talk about their business ethic$. In December 2012, we reserved a room for a couple of nights in January. In early January, we needed to make other arrangements. We promptly emailed...

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

Below are the emails we received in our remote location for guest questions - NOT EVEN TO THE MOTEL'S EMAIL: from Guest Please cancel this reservation and refund our deposit. Thanks Gary Our representative's response TO guest: This is a remote location and we do not have access to the property’s information or reservations. Please contact the property directly. YOUR...

Brasília
Reviewed 16 February 2013

Excellent motel in Key West. Great location, in a walking distance of the beach and the city center. Rooms are very clean and comfortable. There is a swimming pool and continental breakfast is included and not bed for american patterns. As the prices are not high, I think it is a very good option for Key West.

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Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 10 February 2013

I am a child of the 60's, and as we pulled into the parking lot of the Blue Marlin, I flashed back to "Where the Boys Are" and Florida motels of the 60's, which is not always a bad thing. We arrived about 5 hours before check in, and I went to the office where they gave me permission to...

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Ashby de la Zouch
Reviewed 9 February 2013

Stayed for 5 nights in December, cant fault this hotel, brilliant value, great position off quieter end of Duval St. short walk to beach at Higgs Park. Breakfasts were fine nice Danish, had to queue a couple of times but no hardship, as there were four of us it saved lots of money. I was able to park outside my...

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Reviewed 8 February 2013

We were impressed by the size of the room upon check-in. By comparison, other places we've stayed in Key West had much more cramped space. The free parking was an added bonus. It's at the quiet end of Key West, but still convenient to shopping and attractions. Would definitely stay here again.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed 5 February 2013

Recently remodeled motel in great location. Quiet location, yet close to Duvall Street and 2 blocks from Southern Most whatever... Motel staff including Marcus couldn't be more accommodating. Good continental breakfast, clean rooms and clean pool. Nice retro feel, but large rooms and free parking. Taxi's take about 4 minutes to arrive every time!

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Wales
Reviewed 1 February 2013

The Blue Marlin is in a great location in Key West - about 10 mins walk from the Southern Most Point in US. It's also close to the quiet end of Duval Street - the main road in the town; and to Ernest Hemmingway's home. The room was large and clean, with a small kitchenette screened off from the bedroom....

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

Sorry you were disappointed. We are a motel and not a hotel. We are the Blue Marlin Motel. Our name and advertising all say motel. Rates in Key West are up for high season. Not just our rates, all properties in Key West. Had you stayed in a "hotel" the rate would have been double. We provide our guests with...

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
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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: $199 - $479 (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 on the first floor, could hear movement from the 2nd floor but not bothersome.”
Janone1, 4 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The cars are parked in front of the rooms on the ground floor and we thought it would be more nice to stay at the second floor.”
mikael311, 26 Mar 2017 | Read review
“I had a single room, fine for me, nestled in the back, very quiet. A couple might want a larger room, but it had a double bed.”
store, 8 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Park your car and walk to center city attractions.”
CurtisF_12, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a newly decorated room.”
Screwball, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
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