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The Boat House Motel

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  • Excellent70%
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  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Kitchenette
2 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 13 March 2015

My husband and I stayed four nights at this special place in early March. What a happy chance that we ended up here instead of in a cookie-cutter hotel with ho-hum decor. We enjoyed the home-like atmosphere at The Boat House and the ability to...More

1  Thank Judith R
Response from BoatHouseMotel, Owner at The Boat House MotelResponded 16 March 2015

Thank you for sharing your positive experience with the travel community! Being family owned and operated we are always happy to hear guests say that they felt “at home” while staying with us. Our main priority is guest comfort! We are glad you had the...More

Reviewed 6 March 2015

We loved this very welcoming motel. It is a lovely decorated motel at a quiet area of the island. The staff were very friendly and accommodating. The room was very clean and tastefully decorated. The bed was comfortable. The pool/patio area was very pleasant and...More

2  Thank Karen B
Response from TheBoatHouseMotel, Owner at The Boat House MotelResponded 10 March 2015

We are so fortunate to be located in the historic district! We are glad to hear that you found everything about our property to be agreeable! Thank you for your high recommendation and we hope you will visit us again!

Reviewed 1 March 2015

We stayed at the Boat House for a quick two night stay while visiting the Sanibel area. We were visiting friends in Marco and needed a place to call home a few days. The staff were all helpful and very kind. We stayed in a...More

1  Thank Heather H
Response from TheBoatHouseMotel, Owner at The Boat House MotelResponded 10 March 2015

Thank you for your honest review. We are always working to get the rooms updated and remodeled. One room at a time, we will surely get it done! We are glad that you found your room to be clean and comfortable regardless of the décor!...More

Reviewed 1 March 2015

The Boat House Motel is the best kept secret in Marco Island! But I want to share it with everyone! We loved it! From coffee on the deck to the beautiful sunsets, it was fabulous! The staff is so nice and they chat with you...More

1  Thank KWate
Response from TheBoatHouseMotel, Owner at The Boat House MotelResponded 10 March 2015

It was a pleasure having you with us! On behalf of our family and the dolphins, we hope to see you on the deck again in the future!

Reviewed 24 February 2015

We stayed mid-February. Our room was clean and everyone was very friendly and helpful. Shower was great - also had big, fluffy towels. We didn't get the opportunity to enjoy the property - pool, deck - all looked nice.

Thank Rene L
Response from TheBoatHouseMotel, Owner at The Boat House MotelResponded 10 March 2015

We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your limited time with us. Please come back and visit when you can relax, unwind and enjoy all that our property has to offer. Thanks again and safe travels!

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Pool
Heated pool
Outdoor pool
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Price range
US$145 - US$248 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#1 Best Value Hotel in Marco Island
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$145 - US$248 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Best Value Hotel in Marco Island
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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rfletcher678
13 November 2017|
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Response from Zammy25 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the pool is heated.
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Melanie B
25 March 2017|
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Response from TheBoatHouseMotel | Property representative |
Having never launched a kayak myself, I'm not exactly sure where this can be done. I will offer a few suggestions and let you make an informed decision. If you feel that you can safely put your kayak in the water off of... More
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Sally M
4 March 2017|
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Response from TheBoatHouseMotel | Property representative |
Goodland is a quaint little fishing village just off of Marco Island specifically about 5-6 miles from the Boat House Motel (about a 15-20 minute car ride). Just before going over the Goodland Bridge on San Marco Road... More
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"Room #11 had an awesome view and deck!"
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"waterfront views are very nice"
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