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Delray Beach, Florida
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Clean, cozy, charming, kitschy, friendly - it's all of that and then some. We love Islamorada and have stayed at a range of places from Cheeca to the Sunset Inn, which, if you're not familiar with the accommodations, are on opposite ends of the luxury spectrum. This place is a perfect in-between, and my new favorite. Highlights: extremely welcoming staff,...

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Reviewed 24 October 2016

I have stayed in many places on Islamorada in all price ranges and this is now one of my very favorites. I like the waterfront area and views. My studio was very airy, nice and had large windows with great views. The location was great and close to many restaurants, etc. This is an old Florida style place and has...

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Ashland, Virginia
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We're in the keys for 11 days visiting from Islamorada to Key West. We spent the first 5 nights at La Jolla and enjoyed La Jolla so much we changed our plans so we could spend the last 3 days here. It's a warm and inviting place. Great beach, lots of areas to relax and plenty of amenities. Especially enjoyed...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Like everyone says, if you are expecting a Hilton then you will be disappointed. If you want a friendly, comfortable bed and breakfast atmosphere this is it. Modest yet well appointed rooms with kitchens situated on the water with a pier, free kayaks, fishing poles and bait with catch and release, hammocks and relaxing waterfront seating. We stayed for 2...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love this place! Fabulous for an extended stay as well equipped with everything you need in your suite. Unlimited use of kayaks and paddle boards to explore by sea, as well as bicycles to explore the city by land! Great shopping nearby as well as great restaurants and entertainment., even a brewery across the street!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you're a snob - don't go here. If you want a clean, friendly, and authentic Keys experience then you won't be disappointed. We've been vacationing in the Keys for nearly 15 years. We don't pick the Hyatt, and on purpose. We patronize the smaller locally owned places and always do our homework. There are plenty of photos on their...

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Florham Park, New Jersey
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stay 1 night to attend a wedding. Location was good to the wedding but over priced due to spring break. This is a 1950s-1960s motel. Resort because they have a pool, kayaks n a fishing pier. The room was ok but the wifi only worked out on the stairs not in the room. Single ac unit. Other friends were staying...

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Waterloo, Canada
Reviewed 12 March 2017

I stayed here with my wife and daughter for an overnight on the way down to Key West and wish we had more time. We arrived at the hotel not long before sunset and watched the sun go down from a lounge chair on the beach. The hotel has several small buildings, painted in retro pastel colours and is a...

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Michigan City, United States
Reviewed 27 February 2017

We arrived today and I expected a simple establishment but, what I didn't expect was a throw back to 60 years ago. No really secure locks on the door, a bathroom that hasn't been updated since 1940 with a toilet seat that is stained yellow. (seriously? they cost about $10 to replace!) You walk up two steps to get to...

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lajollaresort82216, Manager at La Jolla Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our small resort. We are disappointed you were not satisfied with our accommodations. For any future travelers reading this review I would like to clarify that Mary E.R did not stay with us. The guest requested to check out within 30 minutes of arrival. We strive to offer visitors to Islamorada a...

Belmar N.J.
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Clean and quaint rooms with a living room and kitchen area. The motel, although old, is very well maintained, and very clean. They provide bikes, fishing gear, and kayaks for your use, at no additional cost. Assigned parking, waterfront docking, and very helpful staff contributed to our enjoyable stay. If you dont need luxury, want good value, and a clean...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Unique Bayfront Islamorada Resort featuring efficiencies and apartments within walking & biking distance to all of Islamorada's top shopping, nightlife and dining. Our guests also enjoy FREE use of our kayaks, paddleboards and bicycles during their stay. Whether you are looking for a quiet island retreat or want to experience all Islamorada has to offer on the water or off, it all begins at La Jolla Resort. ... more   less 

Additional Information about La Jolla Resort

Address: 82216 Overseas Hwy, Islamorada, FL 33036-3603
Region: United States > Florida > Florida Keys > Islamorada
Price Range: RM821 - RM1,286 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — La Jolla Resort 2.5*
Number of rooms: 21
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“Loved staying on the second floor, lots of windows overlook greenery and we could see the water from our room.”
KatieK74, 29 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Don't stay here!”
142maryer, 26 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Try not to be on the second floor - luggage is difficult to get up there - no elevator.”
JudyG725, 24 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms A and B are great, Right off the beach. There is also a two bedroom offering right on the beach”
bobz462, 12 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms are on 2 levels. There is no elevator. This is ok with me, ours was on level 2. Stairs do not bother me.”
kylemax2017, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
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