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Blue Marlin Motel

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england
Reviewed 14 December 2012 via mobile

Stayed for one night and was really impressed, the room was large and very clean, complimentary breakfast was ok. Location was excellent one block away from southernmost point and two minutes from top of duval street. Had a lovely walk down to bottom of rival street and watched the sunset from the mallory square. Staff were really friendly and really...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 9 December 2012

I stayed at the Blue Marlin for two nights, no one told me about different rates for each night, (both week day) end up paying so much more then what they say in the beginning. Such a poor and dishonest way to run a business Regardless to that the hotel room had ants everywhere

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

When a reservation is booked a confirmation is sent out. The confirmation clearly states the dates of the stay as well as the rates. If the rates change during the stay this is noted as well. The confirnation is sent to allow for review and changes if needed. If there is any area that is displeasing, it can be changed...

Colorado
Reviewed 4 December 2012

This is a very nice & clean place. It is close to the beach & just once block away from the main street, making the trip even better. Staff was friendly & nice. I arrived a bit early and was glad that they were still able to check me in.

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

Thanks for posting! We apprecaite your business!

Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 December 2012

We had 4 nights at this well located motel in Key West. Check in was swift and room allocated, which we didn't like unfortunately. However, Marqus was most helpful and a replacement room was offered (and accepted), after a small wait. The room (117), was on the ground floor, very large with two queen beds and well equipped. It even...

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Wildwood Fl
Reviewed 1 December 2012

Stayed two nights and were more than pleased with room, staff, and location. Front desk staffer, Margus deserves a special recognition. He went above and beyond to make our stay perfect. Great room. Great pool. Great staff. Great location. What more can I say?

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

Thanks so much for posting! We will see you again soon!

Dusseldorf, Germany
Reviewed 23 November 2012

The Blue Marlin Hotel has a great location, close to the "action" but in a quiet area. The room was fine and the bathroom really nice. The problem was that there is only a curtain between the bedroom and the bathroom. Obviously not very intimate when nature calls... The parking lot was full and I suspect the hotel was not...

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

We are a smaller motel in a quiet neighborhood. Parking is sometimes a problem but not usually because some of our guests will fly in - which is great because our location is perfect to walk to everything, no car needed. Breakfast is simple, yes, and it always will be. We just want to offer a little something to get...

wash dc
Reviewed 18 November 2012

Located at the opposite end of town from the hubbub at Mallory Square, the Blue Marlin Motel offers a more modest side of Key West. It is nothing fancy, more like a 1950's vacation spot, but it is reasonably priced and includes a light continental breakfast. The cons were the wall-to-wall carpeting needed to be cleaned and the king bed...

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

Thanks for taking the time to comment here on Trip Advisor. We appreciate your business!

Boca Raton, Florida
Reviewed 15 November 2012

My family and I have stayed here twice already. This motel is in a great location, it's clean, and they have tile floors (I don't know if that's a big selling point for you, but I like it so much better than a ratty old stained carpet!). Their prices are great, and they accept children. The front desk staff is...

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

It is wonderful to read the positive comments here on TA. Our staff works hard to insure that our guests have a great stay and wonderful memories of their visit to Key West and the Blue Marlin Motel. Thanks for letting us know we are doing a good job!

Athens, Ga
Reviewed 7 November 2012

The Blue Marlin was an excellent choice for 3 nights in Key West. The rooms open to the outside but we felt very safe and it was quiet. The pool is located in the middle of the property and is very large. A continental breakfast is served in the office each morning. Free wifi is offered at the property. We...

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

Great to know - thanks for taking the time to post here on TA. Hope we see you again soon!

Essex
Reviewed 3 November 2012

Lovely friendly motel, excellent value for money. Continental Breakfast included (get down to the lobby early for the best selection) which we all enjoyed. Microwave & fridge in the room with complimentary microwave popcorn, mmm. The pool was great :-) The motel is conveniently located to walk to the beach, or down Duval Street (keep a watch out for the...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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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: $200 - $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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