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Walnut Creek, California
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Look, you need to know what to expect here. If you're expecting modern five-star luxury, go elsewhere. If you're looking for a genuine Keys experience in a wonderful spot, along with a good night's sleep, go here. The location is fantastic. Right on the water, nice 'beach' (hint: there are few real beaches on the Keys), good restaurants within a...

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chicago
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

So we expected a really nice place based on photos and reviews. The pool was nice and the seating area outside was ok. Our room was very old. Not white like the photos showed. It smelled of so much bleach. When we laid down at night the smell was so strong it gave me a headache. The bathroom had rusted...

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Stephen K, Manager at Drop Anchor Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to review our resort. It"s obvious to us that this guest had some other problem such as room location Ect... Were not sure what "not white like the photos showed" means? And what that has to do with the age of the resort? We are aware that some guest have A very low tolerance to...

North Liberty, Iowa
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

We only stopped for one night on the way from Miami to Key West. Very clean and well kept. Wish we could have spent more time as the grounds were very nice and would have been a great way to spend an afternoon. It is not a brand new place of course, so don't expect brand new fixtures etc. But...

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new england
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in Room 6. It has no balcony but chairs on the beach were always available. It has good in- room coffee, a mini refrigerator and a microwave. I would think about staying in room 7 next trip. Nicer location but of course more $. It was an easy walk to two good restaurants...Island Grill and Hog Heaven. Pool...

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Pegram, Tennessee
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful old style Florida motel remodeled with comfort & unique decor. Spotlessly clean. Pool with view of ocean is wonderful & the man made beach with tiki hut seating was a great place to watch the sunsruse Loved having coffee on my private balcony. The beds were really comfortable .

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were here for 3 days and enjoyed our stay. Generally, this is a well-kept older property. Most rooms have private outdoor seating or eating areas. There is a small pool. There is additional shared outdoor seating near the ocean. We liked this property and will come back. However it has some drawbacks that travelers should be aware of before...

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Stephen K, Manager at Drop Anchor Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to review our resort. Thank you for your kind words! We hope you return soon.

Long Beach, New York
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really love Islamorada due to its proximity to the availability of all water sports and really great restaurants. We stayed at another property on our annual trip last year and truly enjoyed it but we enjoy trying new hotels and locales. and the overall recommendations for the Drop Anchor were very positive. Just a few hiccups for us at...

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Stephen K, Manager at Drop Anchor Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to review our resort.We thank you for your input. We apologize for our mix up at check in. It would appear that our front desk and our housekeepers had A miscommunication It is being looked into. As to the issues you made note of, there is one I would like to say A few words...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for 1 night on our honeymoon. Our room was huge and clean. The pool was open and great to swim in. We watched a beautiful sunset over the water from the andirondack chairs. It was quiet and peaceful there. We would go back.

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Stephen K, Manager at Drop Anchor Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to review our resort. Thanks for the great review. Were glad you chose us to be part of your honeymoon!!!!!!!! Come back and see us again soon.

Berlin, Maryland, United States
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here in room 14, there was 5 of us. The room as great and a very good value for the price. Everyone enjoyed and will return. The pool was an added treat for me for a late swim. Management was very nice too.

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Stephen K, Manager at Drop Anchor Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to review our resort. Were glad you folks had A good stay. Were looking forward to seeing you again soon!

Norwalk, Connecticut
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for a long weekend (Friday to Monday) in Room 5. We literally walked right out into the sand. We loved everything about it! The staff was wonderful. They make the bed and refresh the coffee and linens each day, but it's not full maid-service. You do your own dishes. That was perfect for us. The views are spectacular,...

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Stephen K, Manager at Drop Anchor Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to review our resort. Reviews like this one are the payoff to all hard work we do. Thank you very much and we hope to see you again soon.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Life at Drop Anchor is simple, intimate, and unforgettable... Drop Anchor Resort and Marina is a unique oceanfront hideaway nestled in the heart of the fabulous "purple isle" of Islamorada. Intimate and private, accommodations range from Standard rooms to Suites, in most cases with private balconies. Each room is individually designed with a tropical flair befitting the unique island spirit of the fabulous Florida Keys. Our history is rich; wed have been a landmark in Islamorada for more than 50 years. We aspire to keep the "Old FL Keys" spirit alive while offering just 18 fresh, updated rooms with charming amenities for our guests' comfort is one of our top priorities. We strive to ensure rooms are among the most immaculate in the Florida Keys. Lush palm trees sway over our beautiful pool and private beach. Our grounds feature colorful tropical flora, relaxing sitting areas and hammocks swaying under tall palms. The property also boasts an Oceanside dock and private boat ramp available to our guests. Located in the "Fishing Capital of the World", we are within a few miles of the best dining and water sports in the Florida Keys. Our memorable resort hotel is located approximately 80 miles south of Miami International Airport and 85 miles north of Key West. Get lost and found in paradise at Drop Anchor Resort and Marina. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Drop Anchor Resort

Address: 84959 Overseas Hwy, Islamorada, FL 33036
Region: United States > Florida > Florida Keys > Islamorada
Price Range: $209 - $452 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Drop Anchor Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 18
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“Property web site describes rooms individually. We found descriptions to be accurate.”
 of 5 bubbles J4mmer, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Definitely look at the room tours on the Drop Anchor website. Gives you a much better idea of what the layout will be.”
 of 5 bubbles Rosetoluv, 12 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Room 5. The entire hotel is behind you, and you feel like you're the only ones there.”
  • Great king bed
 of 5 bubbles Bagpiper22, 7 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Unit #9 is wonderful with a great ocean view from the balcony”
 of 5 bubbles RonCooper1, 17 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Room 9 is the best for a couple.”
 of 5 bubbles 348mbm, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
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