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The Mermaid & The Alligator

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South County RI
Reviewed 10 January 2013

We stayed 3 nights in the Caribean Queen on the second floor which had it's own full length porch along the Truman Street side.There's a hammock too. Very nice place to relax but there are street noises at times. The Bed was a king size and very comfortable. Plenty of closet space and drawer space and the rooms has a...

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london
Reviewed 8 January 2013

We stay here every year over the New Year holiday and really cant fault it - it really is paradise on earth. The house is beautiful and always full of Christmas decorations when we visit, and the cleanliness and attention to detail in the rooms is meticulous - they think of everything. Really everyone at the Mermaid makes our stay...

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Ontario, California
Reviewed 3 January 2013

We stayed at the Mermaid and Alligator during Christmas of this year. So inviting, relaxing and feels like home. Geri and Rebecca are experts on the local area and the Innkeepers provide everything that you could need, several that you didn't even know you needed. A real home away from home. Plus, you get to interact with Havana and Caya!...

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El Paso, Texas
Reviewed 30 December 2012

I spent 5 days in Key West with my daughter and son-in-law over Christmas and we could not have been happier with this choice of Bed & Breakfast. My daughter and son-in-law had the Bamboo Room which was a larger accommodation with a comfortable seating area. It had a large provate covered porch just across the walkway from the breakfast...

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Minneapolis
Reviewed 26 December 2012

We escaped Minnesota in December and got a most relaxing getaway at The Mermaid and the Alligator. Jeri was always around when we needed assistance; renting bikes, scheduling tours, restaurant recommendations, and serving the breakfast -- it was beautiful and most delicious. The house was lovingly restored and is absolutely beautiful inside and out. We stayed in the Poinciana room....

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Youngstown OH
Reviewed 21 December 2012

Loved our three night stay at The Mermaid & Alligator. Everything was exactly as described on the internet. We stayed in the Bamboo Room, which is actually a separate cottage nestled in the gardens. The room was very nice and all amenities were first class. The breakfast each morning was delicious and very nicely presented. If we would ever decide...

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Billericay, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 December 2012

Friendly, relaxing oasis in the fun town of Key West. This was our second stay, the first was in 2004. The place has a wonderful tropical garden surrounding the main accommodation in which one can spend many tranquil hours relaxing in the hammock, gazebo or plunge pool. On both occasions we stayed in the Bamboo room, a self contained "cottage"...

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Tallahassee, Florida
Reviewed 16 December 2012

The Mermaid & The Alligator was the perfect home base for our trip to Key West. Our room (The Audubon) was lovely, and the landscaping lush and beautiful. Breakfasts were delicious, and the whole staff was very helpful with reservations, recommendations and directions. Loved the B&B dogs and birds! We'll definitely want to return here for a future vacation.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 December 2012

Boyfriend and I stayed here for three nights (in Royal Poinciana room) in mid-November for the end of our Keys road trip. It may be a bit pricier than other Key West hotels but, we can say with certainty, it was worth every penny. Completely refreshing to stay in an establishment that's thought of everything a traveler could want, and...

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Westford
Reviewed 12 December 2012

Our last visit was in 2008, four years later our 4th visit was even better than we remembered. We were warmly greeted by Rebecca and shown to the Garden Room, our favorite. At The Mermaid & The Alligator everything exceeds expectations. Delicious breakfasts (thank you Geri and Paul), afternoon wine and snacks and a lovely outside area to socialize with...

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  • Breakfast included
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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: $341 - $401 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
Also Known As:
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