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The Mermaid & The Alligator

  • Free Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Apr 2 Apr 3
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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729 Truman Ave, Key West, FL 33040-6423
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    All reviews bamboo room b b audubon room dean paul treetop suite evening wine sound machine fresh lemonade complimentary wine key lime thought of everything plunge pool love birds gracious hosts other guests quiche beach towels the main house each morning tree top
    Reviewed yesterday

    This was our first stay at the Mermaid and the Alligator. We will definitely be back. The grounds are very relaxing. The breakfast was excellent and the rooms were first rate. But the best part of all was the people. Geri and her crew were...More

    Reviewed 6 days ago

    We could not have been any more pleased than with our stay at The Mermaid and The Alligator. The Royal Poinciana room we stayed in was very comfortable and the porch was a fantastic respite from our days travels in Key West. The staff was...More

    Response from Mermaid A, Manager at The Mermaid & The Alligator

    Greetings from Key West! Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. I'm so glad you were able to enjoy the gardens as well as our beautiful island city. We hope you come back to stay with us again! All the...

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    If you are going to Key West and enjoy staying at B&B's then this one is not to be missed. The website photos are accurate but doesn't describe enough the beauty of the outdoor space. We stayed in the Audobuon Room which is spacious, located...More

    Response from Mermaid A, Manager at The Mermaid & The Alligator

    Thank you for sharing your observations of the inn. We are lucky to have this historic Victorian home, built in 1904 when Key West was expanding and the land along Truman Avenue was developed. The Church across the street, now designated a minor basilica by...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    I have decided to start reviewing because I travel a lot for work and now we are traveling a lot for fun and I depend HEAVILY on these Trip Advisor reviews. So, the Mermaid & the Alligator FAR exceeded my already excited expectation based on...More

    Response from Mermaid A, Manager at The Mermaid & The Alligator

    I'm so happy to hear you felt "at home" while staying here. All of us do our best every day to make your stay as comfortable and effortless as it can be. Thank you for taking the time to thank us! It was and is...

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    We had the pleasure of staying at The Mermaid and the Alligator B&B on our first trip to Key West. The experience was truly like staying in the home of a friend. The decor of the home was casual and eclectic--very comfortable and with an...More

    Response from Mermaid A, Manager at The Mermaid & The Alligator

    Thank you for your feedback! We welcome suggestions for ways to improve your experience with us. We have taken to heart the "view" from the window. Now you'll see foliage when you look out. Key Lime and Papaya are in our historic Conch cottage, one...More

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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
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    Hotel & Grounds (174)
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    Dining (45)
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    Questions & AnswersAsk a question
    Mary S
    Are any of your rooms able to accommodate 3people in one room? (Mom,Dad,son,)
    26 July 2016|
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    Response from Lisa Z | Property representative |
    Thank you for your interest in our guest house. We are an Adults only property, all rooms have 1 King or 1 Queen bed. Kind Regards!
    M. Suzanne H
    Is there private parking available?
    19 June 2016|
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    Response from Lisa Z | Property representative |
    Our guest house like many here in Key West has limited parking. It is on a first come first serve basis. Often many guests do not require parking and we are able to accommodate all guests with parking. Sometimes, however... More
    Hi. I am wondering if any of your rooms have 2 beds as I will be traveling with my son. Also how do I find out about your rates? Thank you, Jenny
    14 May 2016|
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    Response from MermaidAlligator | Property representative |
    Hi Jenny, All of our rooms are designed to accommodate 2 adult guests in 1 king or queen size bed. Complete information on our rooms and rates are shown on or website which you can find by searching for the Mermaid & The... More
    Room Tips
    "Tree Top suite is the way to go!!!"
    Nikole G, 11 days agoRead review
    "Caribbean Queen is large and has the entire front porch to use. Great bathroom."
    Paul B, 1 month agoRead review
    "If you want a room with a balcony or the garden space you have to book early"
    Bryan B, 1 month agoRead review
    "Garden room is on first floor and has a door to patio, too. Large shower."
    Jana C, 1 month agoRead review
    "Rooms are depicted on their website . We liked being in main house. We were in Sun Room which was sunny in..."
    Chrisitne f, 1 month agoRead review
    "Higher floors are naturally quieter - and at least two have outdoor furnished porches"
    T C M, 1 month agoRead review
    "The Carribbean has an amazing wrap around porch and is quite lovely~"
    Ozzles, 1 month agoRead review
    "Beds tend toward the softer side. If you are a firm mattress person, you may find this to be less to your..."
    SunSandSeafood, 2 months agoRead review
    "There's not a bad choice. We chose ours for the king-sized bed."
    Fran H, 2 months agoRead review
    "Not a bad one in the place."
    dfey486, 3 months agoRead review
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