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Key Lantern Motel and Blue Fin Inn

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Longwood, Florida
Reviewed 9 January 2014

For the price, it is a hidden gem in the keys. Near to everything, clean, safe. The owners are very nice and amenable. We will stay again when we go back to Islamorada. The only thing is they do not allow pets. Having tile floors, it could be a good marketing tool if they allowed pets, at least, the caged...

Thank Nene T
Melbourne, Florida
Reviewed 5 January 2014

We have stayed here several times and will go back. It is one of the most affordable and cleanest places to stay in the Keys. Maid service has always good too. It doesn't have a water view but the Lorelei is just around the corner, a great bar and restaurant, a wonderful place for the sunset. Go eat and drink...

1Thank Melbourne122013
Reviewed 4 January 2014

It is not difficult to pay big dollars on accommodations in the Florida Keys. This motel is one of the least expensive options you can find. I was expecting more, but when I got down there and seen other more expensive accommodations I realized that it was a bargain down there. We payed $106 dollars a night (tax in) because...

2Thank Assesssor
Reviewed 31 October 2013

Stayed here for 6 nights. Blue Fin side. Wasn't expecting a full service setup and therefore didn't set myself up for disappointment. The room interiors were pretty clean enough, though being on the road some extra work needs to be done on ensuring dust doesn't settle on the seats outside. Proximity to some nice spots in Islamorada was also a...

Thank Bropzy
Camborne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 September 2013

My wife and I happened across this motel on our journey down to Key West. The lady who owns the place was very friendly and gave us a huge room with two double beds, a cooker and a massive fridge. Although a little dated, the place was clean and functional and very good value ($60 for the night). The motel...

2Thank C41GBH
Henderson, Nevada
Reviewed 31 August 2013

Another stay at the Key Lantern. This time was placed at the Blue Fin and it seems to be a little more threadbare than the Key Lantern, but still great for the price. Maid service is very good and you're within stumbling distance to the Lorelei. If you're just looking for a clean, convenient place to relax in the keys,...

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Fort Myers, Florida
Reviewed 14 August 2013

Very basic, but clean and comfortable. Old-fashioned feel. Very close to the Lorelei cabana bar and restaurant. My advice: spend the day in Key West and stay here afterward, getting a late dinner and drinks at the Lorelei. We stayed in August, so the price was a very low $45, but I'm sure it's also a great deal in season...

Thank DB3141
Islamorada, Florida
Reviewed 23 July 2013

True bargain in the Keys and a fantastic location. We stayed at the Blue Fin Inn side of the hotel. Within walking, or short driving, distance of all our favorite places. Cleaning staff needs to be trained!! Just outside our door there were two hair ties, a dirty cup and cigarettes. Opened the door to see trash on the floor,...

Thank 1babyduck
Reviewed 20 July 2013

Four days here were nice! Read prior reviews saying that motel looked "very 1970s", which was very true, but dated decor was forgotten given price and room amenities. Kitchenette room was spacious, clean, and comfy. Kitchen area very nice: full fridge/freezer, microwave, range and stove, etc. The price was ridiculously lower than other places in the area, initially making us...

Thank KeyWestCeleste
Reviewed 8 July 2013

A weeks' stay and absolutely nothing to complain about. Clean, comfortable rooms, big kitchen and relatively large bath. Nothing fancy at all, but a great bargain and the nicest two owners you could possibly meet. I stayed in the Blue Fin side, so can't comment on the rooms on the Key Lantern side (assume they are different?). Room was cleaned...

Thank Opus2270

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  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Key Lantern Motel and Blue Fin Inn

Address: 82150 Overseas Hwy, PO Box 484, Islamorada, FL 33036-3673
Region: United States > Florida > Florida Keys > Islamorada
Price Range: $54 - $87 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 24
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“We enjoyed Key Lantern's room #2 right up front.”
207erinl, 14 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The eats rooms (toward the water / away from the office) have a poor wifi signal”
DigitalGreg, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“depends if you want quiet, in which case any room is good”
418dennisa, 27 Apr 2016 | Read review
“It's a small one level motor inn... all the rooms are about the same.”
debbiesG5329MP, 20 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Second floor is cheaper with less vehicle parking noise. You CAN carry a bike upstairs.”
wwoodrich, 23 Feb 2016 | Read review
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