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The Mermaid & The Alligator

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St. Petersburg, Florida
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

I always go to Key West for Thanksgiving to visit my sister who lives there. This time I took my boyfriend with me and since it was his first time on the island and my sister has a small apartment we decided to get our own place to stay. I cannot say enough nice things about the mermaid and the...

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Akron
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed at this wonderful bed and breakfast for our wedding and honeymoon. The staff was so wonderful and helpful, the room was so beautiful and clean and the grounds were absolutely breathtaking. When we go back to Key West we will never stay anywhere else!

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Bellingham Washington
Reviewed 1 week ago

I will just echo all of the great things everyone has to say about this B&B. My husband made all the arrangements so I didn't know anything about what to expect until we walked in the door to the garden. Definitely a WOW from the moment you arrive. Great attention is paid to everything and they definitely want their guest...

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Ocean Springs, Mississippi
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing atmosphere with the best staff. Small, quaint, and secluded , yet within a few minutes of everything. We stayed in the Treetop Suite and the Key Lime room. Amazing breakfast every morning with wine every afternoon. Friendly staff( including the dogs on site) that are willing and able to help you with everything. The Mermaid and The Alligatorb made...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I booked five nights at the M&A after reading countless positive reviews of the property & staff. I am so glad I did. The B&B is located on Truman Ave., close to the excitement of Duval Street but far enough away that each night, you come home to relaxing peace & quiet. The grounds are lush and the outdoor area,...

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Sutton Coldfield
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the moment we arrived at the Mermaid and Alligator, we could not have wished for anything more. We stayed for two nights, and we were in the wonderful Bamboo room. Beautifully decorated, exceptionally clean, and everything in the room you needed and more. The staff are amazing, they were very informative about Key West, very helpful, and gave their...

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Mermaid A, Manager at The Mermaid & The Alligator, responded to this review

Amazing review! Thank you for letting us know how much you enjoyed your stay here. We love what we do and it's great to know we're doing it well in all the right places! Hope you can come back sometime! Sincerely, Geri L. Manager

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We decided on a quick 24 hour trip to Key West before leaving on a cruise from Miami. The Mermaid and the Alligator was a perfect B&B. Rebecca stored our luggage early in the morning and we cruised the major sites in Key West on foot. Easy walking distance to Duval St. and the waterfront. We stayed in the garden...

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Mermaid A, Manager at The Mermaid & The Alligator, responded to this review

Wow! Thanks for the stellar review. I've often heard Key West described as magical, and I agree. That's why I've been here 20+ years! I'm happy that you found this place worthy of the same description. We love tending to the house and our guests, and allowing the garden to flourish as the setting for it all. We're thrilled you...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at The Mermaid and Alligator because we wanted a real Key West experience and we were not disappointed. We were so pleased with our stay that we extended by a night. We had to move rooms but that was fine because the second room was nicer than the first. But both rooms were beautiful, with comfortable beds and...

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Mermaid A, Manager at The Mermaid & The Alligator, responded to this review

We love hearing from our guests. Thank you for taking the time to write. We're glad you got to spend time enjoying the garden. It's always changing and always beautiful. Please come back one day. It was our pleasure to have you as our guests. Geri L.

Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My Husband and I visited The Mermaid and the Alligator this past weekend for our 5th anniversary. It was our first experience at a Bed and Breakfast, and I have to say a really high bar has been set!! We stayed in the Audubon room, and we loved it. It was on the first floor and near the kitchen. I...

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Williamsburg, Virginia, United States
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We always stay at the Mermaid when we come to Key West and this time we decided to try another room. As always, we were extremely pleased. The staff are truly dedicated to make their customers happy, comfortable, and pampered. While there have been some changes (really miss the dogs), we were so happy that life goes on in a...

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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to the casual elegance and style of a more relaxed age. Our beautiful circa 1904 Victorian Home, located in the heart of Old Town Key West, offers the warm hospitality of a traditional bed & breakfast while providing our guest a place to relax, enjoy the ambiance, and even shut out the rest of the world if you choose. Join us and feel at home. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Mermaid & The Alligator

Address: 729 Truman Ave, Key West, FL 33040-6423
Region: United States > Florida > Florida Keys > Key West
Price Range: $210 - $466 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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“Every room is amazing.”
 of 5 bubbles Dabs-Sutton-uk, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Garden suite was sweet”
 of 5 bubbles H8327HQdennish, 18 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are great! Each has its own highlight.”
 of 5 bubbles 658BarbaraB658, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We had the garden room but all are pictured on their web site. Some couples are on a quest to try each and every one.”
 of 5 bubbles freelunch2013, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The Sun room is up floor and has a private balcony. As the name suggest the light come in at sunrise through many windows.”
 of 5 bubbles U5910PSfrankm, 29 Jul 2016 | Read review
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