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Pembroke Pines, Florida
Reviewed 7 December 2013

This motel is affordable, peaceful and cute! It is great for boaters. There is a quiet pool area beautifully landscaped. The office was very friendly and helpful. Great location! The room had a kitchen and 2 beds which was very clean. I would stay there again.

Thank Karen S
Reviewed 23 October 2013 via mobile

This was our first time to the keys and we happened upon this place. What a gem! We stayed another night in Marathon because the room was so awesome in every aspect. The ambiance,the cleanliness, the location...it was cozy and comfy. There's a boat dock outside the sliding back door which was tiled and spotless with benches to sit and...

Thank Patti B
Clearwater, Florida
Reviewed 20 October 2013

We have been visiting the Keys every year for the last 23 years, we used to camp nearby and we had also stayed at some bed & breakfast places, but for the last two years we had stayed at the Royal Hawaiian Motel, not only for the convenience of having our boat docked right outside our room with easy access...

1Thank IRENE D
Auburndale, Florida
Reviewed 16 October 2013

I stayed at the location from Oct. 11 through Oct. 16th with my girlfriend. We were welcomed as soon as we pulled in the parking area. The owners and managers were always there when you needed them. The room is an older room but was very clean and very comfortable. The nice part about the visit was the free dock...

1Thank Kevin-n-Amy
Gulfport, Florida
Reviewed 8 October 2013

We spent the week of Sept 18 thru the 25th, and had the best weather. Our room was #4 which had the hotel fridge and microwave which is all we needed, we brought stuff for sandwiches so we didn't have to eat out every meal. Our beds were so comfy and smelled so fresh, the motel is older but so...

Thank denise s
Dade City, Florida
Reviewed 7 October 2013

Myself and two friends trailered a boat down and stayed here. Nice old Florida motel with clean rooms, free boat ramp and boat docking right behind your room. Everything you could need with nice landscaping, pool, fish cleaning station, boat wash hose, barbeque grills and friendly managers ( Laura and Phil. )

Thank Larry b
Fort Myers, Florida
Reviewed 27 September 2013

I try to get down to the Keyes at least once a year and if possible MORE! Just love this Botel! It is a perfect location, right off Vaca Cut. The grounds and rooms are both very clean, EVERY TIME. They always help us put the boat in the water (ramp on the grounds). The boat is right outside the...

Thank Kenleigh3
Hobe Sound, FL
Reviewed 24 September 2013

My son and I came down with the boat for a few days on the water. Second trip this summer to Marathon but first time at the Royal Hawaiian. Phil and Laura were awesome hosts. This is the quintessential old-time Florida Keys property. Reminded me of the places I stayed at with my family on our mid-seventies Florida vacations. The...

1Thank hobe8000
Reviewed 9 September 2013

My husband and I made the wise decision to spend the weekend in the keys but wanted to try a new experience, so we continue about 30 miles south of where we usually stay. It was extremely worth it. We were greeted by the manager Phil, after checking in, he actually went to the ramp to help us with the...

1Thank One48
Jacksonville, Florida, United States
Reviewed 9 August 2013

We have stayed here before, have made many friends here and will come back soon!! They are clean, quiet, cozy, and right on the water. You can literally fish from your room if so inclined! We won't ever stay anywhere else. The on site managers Laura and Phil were nice, accommodating, and informative too. Phil knows the fishing rules and...

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Free Internet
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
All of our rooms are updated annually. We are an Old Keys Motel with True Keys ambiance. Our only link to modern technology is Wireless Internet and cable TV. We are small, quiet, peaceful, and truly have the cleanest rooms in the area. Our customers are largely repeat guests. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Royal Hawaiian Motel / Botel

Address: 12020 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050-3525
Region: United States > Florida > Florida Keys > Marathon
Price Range: $251 - $285 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Royal Hawaiian Motel / Botel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 8
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“Some rooms have a small kitchen, some do not”
 of 5 bubbles timm299, 7 May 2016 | Read review
“They are all good.”
 of 5 bubbles 92jdw, 30 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Book early!”
 of 5 bubbles karenmf28, 9 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Every room is awesome.”
 of 5 bubbles 3LarryG, 25 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a kitchenette, you will have all the comforts of home.”
  • Our boat is steps away from our room
 of 5 bubbles charlotted54, 26 Jul 2015 | Read review
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