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Blue Marlin Motel

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Sheboygan County, Wisconsin
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We stayed for 2 nights Mar 11-13 and were pleased with our stay. The rooms are large, updated and exceptionally clean! Breakfast is included, but not a lot of variety. The pool is large and heated with nice lounge chairs. The location is good, walking distance to the southernmost point but a long walk to the busy area of Duval...

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Reviewed 11 March 2017

We appreciated that the rooms had been updated, but still maintained a retro feel. Nice, old school neon sign by the pool. It is close to Duvall street, so you can park and walk to all the sights. The parking fills up, so try to get there at check-in. Would stay here again.

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Jax Beach
Reviewed 10 March 2017

The rooms in Key West are insanely expensive. This is a 50's motel, in pretty decent shape, but still....$200 a night is a bit steep. We had to cram our entire group into one room in order to not blow our trip budget, and one guy had to sleep on the floor. This is not really a knock on this...

Thank thsmith1
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Well-located, a block parallel to Duval, the main street, and about 2 blocks from the ocean. The room was clean,quiet, firm mattress, comfortable, wifi, fridge, microwave, and breakfast was included. Staff was helpful, glad to answer any questions.

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 4 March 2017

We stayed here for 3 nights in February/March. It was one of the least expensive choices in Key West. The room was large, and had a microwave, coffee maker, safe, and refrigerator. The continental breakfast was good and was served poolside - nicer than in a room. The pool was great after a hot day of walking around. The desk...

1Thank Gwen G
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

My kids and I just got back from a week's visit here, and we had a fabulous time. Not only were the new updated rooms spacious and comfortable, but the front desk people were always super helpful, and the location, right off Duval, has dozens of great restaurants and shops within a comfortable walking distance. And for those times we...

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Higganum, Connecticut
Reviewed 1 March 2017

My wife and I went to Key West for her birthday. I had found the Blue Marlin through a Tripadvisor search. It seemed to be a middle of the road place to stay in the location I wanted to be in. The room was plenty big enough and very clean. the addition of microwave popcorn to go with the microwave...

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Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

We stayed at the Blue Marlin several years in a row when the rates were reasonable. We were willing to overlook the shabby worn out furniture in the rooms and the very modest breakfast for the reasonable rates they were charging at the time. I will admit the hotel has a good location, a large pool , and is fairly...

Thank Doreen D
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

We only stayed for one night. The check in was quick and the staff very friendly and helpful. There was space in the courtyard to park your car. The room was spacious and clean. The bathroom wasn't high standard but ok for a one night stay. The breakfast is very basic and I didn't eat any of it as it...

Thank Anyani B
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

We went to key west to see what it's like. Stayed at the blue marlin. Was a nice stay. Room was clean and spacious. The pool was Awesome, large and warm and clean. The hotel isn't overly fancy but if you want safe clean and friendly, along with an adequate free buffet breakfast I would highly recommend it. We paid...

Thank Stephen G

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  • Breakfast included
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Two-story Motel located 1 block from town center & 3 blocks from ocean. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Blue Marlin Motel

Address: 1320 Simonton St, Key West, FL 33040-3114
Region: United States > Florida > Florida Keys > Key West
Price Range: RM629 - RM1,509 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Blue Marlin Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 54
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“We stayed on the first floor, could hear movement from the 2nd floor but not bothersome.”
Janone1, 4 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The cars are parked in front of the rooms on the ground floor and we thought it would be more nice to stay at the second floor.”
mikael311, 26 Mar 2017 | Read review
“I had a single room, fine for me, nestled in the back, very quiet. A couple might want a larger room, but it had a double bed.”
store, 8 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Park your car and walk to center city attractions.”
CurtisF_12, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a newly decorated room.”
Screwball, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
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