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Blue Marlin Motel

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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good49%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“great location”(86 reviews)
“duval street”(96 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Wheelchair Access
2.0 Star Hotel
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All reviewssouthernmost pointgreat locationduval streetcontinental breakfastsouthern most pointroom was cleannice poolfridge and microwaveparking is limitedwithin walking distancegood sizetwo queen bedsstay there againpool areaquiet endcoffee makerrooms are large
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Reviewed 26 April 2013

It was cheaper (just a little bit) than the others but it is located at 30 min walking distance to Mallory Square (for this reason we have lost the sunset...); next to Duval Street and to the southernmost point. Small breakfast, Free parking and wifi.More

Thank Dado2007
Response from dBranham, General Manager at Blue Marlin MotelResponded 7 May 2013

Our location allows us to offer lower rates than the Duval Street properties. It is also very quiet on our side of the island so the party is close by but the motel remains peaceful. We think it is ideal but not everyone agrees. Sorry...More

Reviewed 22 April 2013

We spent 3 nights here and were satisfied with the room based on what we paid. The breakfast is very skimpy so we ate at a local restaurant 2 of the 3 mornings. The trolley is just around the corner so that was nice, we...More

1  Thank goldwingtravelers
Response from dBranham, General Manager at Blue Marlin MotelResponded 7 May 2013

Thank you!

Reviewed 21 April 2013

Motel? Not really. More a motel converted into a hotel. Quiet rooms, super clean, excellent beds + very friendly team. On top of that, the pool is really large, clean and hot enough. A lot of chairs, towels provided by the Hotel, couple of tables...More

1  Thank nicoCT
Response from dBranham, General Manager at Blue Marlin MotelResponded 7 May 2013

We really do have the best guests! Thank you for posting!

Reviewed 20 April 2013

This hotel is at the end of the busier area of Key West so it is quieter. The price is fantastic. The front desk is well run. It has a small breakfast. Parking is free and plentiful. The rooms are large and we were able...More

Thank connie z
Response from dBranham, General Manager at Blue Marlin MotelResponded 7 May 2013

Thank you for taking the time to post. Glad your stay was good!

Reviewed 9 April 2013 via mobile

We resently stayed at the blue marlin nd our room was 214 my family nd i had a great time the hotel is in a great location and the front desk is really friendly and fast. The pool is great even when is cold at...More

1  Thank EuroFamily8
Response from dBranham, General Manager at Blue Marlin MotelResponded 11 April 2013

So sorry. We will take care of the issues right away. Thanks for letting us know!

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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Pool
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
US$142 - US$285 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$142 - US$285 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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DeeDeeB64
4 September 2017|
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Response from WVRoadWarrior | Reviewed this property |
I don't know for sure because I drove into Key West on this particular trip, but I keep hearing it's not too bad ... $9 for one person, $18 for two or more, plus tip? I may be way off, but those numbers are stuck in my... More
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robbo84
21 April 2017|
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Response from WVRoadWarrior | Reviewed this property |
They have a pretty nice, large pool by Key West standards, but I have noooo idea how late it stays open. I had other agendas. LOL
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khal253
4 January 2017|
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Response from Dionisio d | Reviewed this property |
The hotel is well within walking distance to Duval Street. If you don't mind walking you can walk to all major tourist attractions. If you can't take the Florida sun while walking you can simply rent a bike. They are very... More
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"Choose a better hotel"
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"For the money, not a bad place to stay"
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"Arrive early to get a parking space although there were plenty throughout our stay."
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"Queen suites are in their own building"
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