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Island Bay Resort

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Asheville, North Carolina
Reviewed 16 March 2017

We loved this resort so much we booked a sixth night. Everything is exactly as described in previous reviews. Peaceful, beautiful and meticulously maintained. Although the suites are compact, you will find everything you need and plenty of storage. Beds are very comfortable and thorough cleaning service each day. The beach is pristine and the chairs and hammocks are plentiful...

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Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

This is a really quaint roadside motel a few hours into the keys. The reason this place gets such good reviews is because the owners go the distance. You get a personalized note, the rooms feel hand-decorated and the whole setup feels like Baby Boomer Americana crossed with Margaritaville. This place isn't perfect, nor is it a resort but I...

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Deale, Maryland
Reviewed 9 March 2017

We stayed on our way down to Key West and on the way back, one night each way. We were very pleased with the immaculate upkeep and presentation in the rooms. Carol and Mike were gracious hosts and filled us in on all we needed to know for the area. We left an item in the unit accidentally when we...

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1Thank JCB_MFFP
st pauls nc
Reviewed 7 March 2017

great place to vacation at.small but romantic.nice beach area,very comfortable ,grocery stores close by,also eating places close.Carol & Mike are the greatest host,everything close by .the cleanest place ever,been going there for 10 yrs,love it

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Reviewed 3 March 2017

We stayed at Island Bay Resort in Jan. 2016. As I plan our next vacation to this resort, I realized I never wrote a review. We loved the beautiful and tranquil resort! We loved the private cottages. We entered to Jimmy Buffet music and beautiful, tropical decor. We barbecued, played bocce, baggo, laid in the hammocks, went out on the...

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Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Friendly and accommodating owners/hosts Carol and Mike have succeeded creating the makings of a great, simple, beachy, authentic and tropical bungalow resort right off the main strip here, just south of Key Largo! From the awesome palm tree and paver approach to the modest but very useable beach (lounging, snorkeling, kayaking, paddle board!) this mini resort has everything you'll want...

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Mahomet, Illinois
Reviewed 2 March 2017

We had a very nice stay at this resort. We arrived late, and when we turned into the property, we were delighted with the charming setting: stone pavers, lots of lush tropical plants, magical lighting, and a dreamy pathway down to the bay where underwater lights shone through clear water off the dock. There aren't many beaches in this area,...

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4Thank Ruth C
Michigan
Reviewed 27 February 2017

My husband and I came here in June 2016 for an anniversary get away, and this resort was perfect. It was a great place to come for relaxation and a beautiful beach view. The owners were so easy and helpful to work with when reserving our rooms, and checking in. Our room was beautiful and very clean. When we checked...

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Thank Michelle B
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Carol and Mike are wonderful owners and go out of their way to ensure your stay is perfect. Quiet, beautiful and restful. Close to Key Largo and the Everglades for day trips. Beautiful upgrades throughout the cottages and the landscaping. Even found a box of chocolates on our bed on valentine's day from them. Nice little kitchenette in our cottage...

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Carmel, Indiana
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We had read great reviews of Island Bay and wondered how it could live up to them? It does! As soon as you enter the driveway, the quiet charm of the palm trees and cottages and bay view brings the pace down a notch. So relaxing. But our time there overlapped with friends and we found plenty to do; kayaking,...

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Island Bay Resort provides you with a complete "Florida Keys experience." Our hotel is centrally located between Key Largo and Islamorada and just two hours from Key West and Miami. Enjoying your Florida vacation is easy. Swimming, snorkeling, kayaking, boating and sunbathing can all be enjoyed from our resort's beach. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Island Bay Resort

Address: 92530 Overseas Highway, Tavernier, Key Largo, FL 33070-2758
Region: United States > Florida > Florida Keys > Key Largo > Tavernier
Price Range: $207 - $497 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
Also Known As:
Island Bay Hotel Tavernier
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“All rooms seemed perfect to me”
Allandubai, 24 May 2017 | Read review
“10 rooms, with character, the Key West room nearest the beach is the prime choice.”
adrianm436, 30 Apr 2017 | Read review
“rooms near the bay are quieter”
mjoey, 2 Apr 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are cottages that face the parking spots, and the beach/dock is steps away. Cottage #1 you see the beach/dock from your deck.”
hawaiiandreamer, 18 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All cottages feel private b/c of careful landscaping and other attention to detail. Cottage "one" is closest to beach -”
ehill22017, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
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