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Salisbury, Dorset, England
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 229 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2014

We loved it here. Our motel type room was spotlessly clean, with every amenity including a massive fridge freezer! The bed was huge, with a new, very comfortable, firm, quality mattress and the linens were very good quality. The room was not enormous but certainly big enough for us. The shower was great and the towels good quality. It was... More 

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Billerica, Massachusetts
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2014 via mobile

What a great gem of a place to stay.The managers Alex and Yeni were very friendly and helpful. It was a great keys experience.The rooms are clean and nicely decorated.Loved the place!! It had a nice non commercial friendly place to stay.We will definitely go back next year. Gene and nancy

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2014

Don’t expect a bright modern motel/hotel, this place straight from the 50’s and well worth the stay. Although an old property it is kept very clean and tidy. From the moment we checked in we were made to feel welcome. But what you don’t see straight away is the stunning sea view and landing. We highly recommend this motel/hotel, but... More 

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Naples, Florida, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2014

Had a great experience staying at the Sands! We will be back next time we visit the Keys! This is not a fancy high end resort so don't expect that, but Yeni & Alex were so personable and friendly. Great ocean-side access, there was a little beach you could sit back and chill - enjoy the view and watch the... More 

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New Mexico
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Reviewed 6 January 2014

Stayed in the Keys during the holidays and this hotel was a little run down, beds/bedding should be replaced. Otherwise it was great…very clean and close to the water. We loved the location and food recommendations of the manager!

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1 Thank Vtwinke
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Reviewed 23 November 2013 via mobile

On a trip to the Keys we where looking for a dog friendly spot and we found the Sands of Islamorda. After staying there we fell in love with the intimacy and tranquility this place had to offer. The management was so accommodating we said to our selfs that we would defiantly return. When we decided to get married in... More 

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4 Thank Chef4Films
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2013

We wanted a place we could bring our dog, and options are limited. Fortuantely we found this place. It's got a nice old-keys laid back kind of vibe. Not fancy, but not run-down either. You can tell the owners care about their guests. The rooms are simple but clean. The pool area is very nice and the beach/dock area is... More 

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7 Thank AParkhillHand
Miami, Florida
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Reviewed 24 September 2013

My husband & I stayed there last weekend with our dog & was pleasantly surprised. Yeni the property manager is super sweet. The hotel "Is the Keys"...simple & peaceful with beautiful views. Rooms are clean & beds very comfy. Very nice for a pet friendly hotel. Love the grounds but our dog loved it more!

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Port Saint Lucie, Florida, United States
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Reviewed 6 September 2013

We stayed at the Sands for 6 days. The rooms are typical Keys but clean and neat. The motel is pet friendly and the view is fantastic. The motel is small and quiet. A great place to relax. They have their own boat ramp but the parking lot is small but accessible with a 25" boat. The staff was very... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2013 via mobile

Found this place on trip advisor at the last moment and very glad I did. Very pet friendly and very welcoming management. I will return with my little dog soon. The rooms are clean and are nicely appointed. Very nice little property even though there is no beach.

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
An awesome, intimate escape right in the center of the Keys. All of our rooms have recently been refreshed from top to bottom. For a pet & people friendly tropical retreat...This is the spot. This is the kind of place Jimmy Buffett sings about. We are very Keysee and very clean! A sparkling pool and hot-tub with a view of the beach, boat launch and pier, await you. Our rooms and efficiencies can accomodate from 1 to 6 people very comfortably. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sands of Islamorada

Address: 80051 Overseas Hwy, Mile Marker 80, Islamorada, FL 33036-3802
Region: United States > Florida > Florida Keys > Islamorada
Price Range: $207 - $399 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Sands of Islamorada 2.5*
Number of rooms: 9
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Sands Hotel Islamorada
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“I wouldn't stay at Sands of Islamorada again!”
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“nice boat ramp for our 22' boat and room for our trailer”
 of 5 bubbles 846cyndyj, 24 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Room 14 was spacious and comfortable”
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“All rooms are good, but the upstairs suite is awesome with the wraparound balcony.”
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“best view from rooms 18 and 19”
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