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Drop Anchor Resort

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Merritt Island, Florida
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Older resort, yet, impeccably clean with updated decor! We had a water view and private balcony. Very quiet at night. Nice pool area as well as a white sand lounging area with lounge chairs, hammocks and Weber grills for our use. Excellent staff.

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illinois
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Driving by this place I probably would not have chosen it as our home for a few days but reviews on Tripadvisor were so good I'm glad we did. It's an old resort painted pastel colors and beachy deco outside. when we walked into the unit #2 and saw the view of the sand and water from the living area...

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Plymouth, MN
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

My husband and I stayed here for a few days after I had a business meeting in Miami. It was so quiet and perfect for a romantic getaway. We loved having our own deck facing the water. The room was clean and quiet and comfortable. Lots of nice places to sit and relax and enjoy the view all over the...

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Stephen K, Manager at Drop Anchor Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to review our resort! Were glad you had such A nice stay and we hope you return soon.

Pompano Beach, Florida
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are looking for an Islamorada wedding venue, this is a great throwback alternative to big hotel banquet style venues. Beautifully kept Oceanside beach area for weddings up to 130. Intimate island setting with 18 rooms--vintage island vibe. Refurbished units--many with kitchenettes. Rent the entire property--no other guests on the property to deal with. Attentive ownership/management/staff that are easy...

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Stephen K, Manager at Drop Anchor Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to review our resort! It's A review like this that makes all the time and effort that the owner and staff put in hear so gratifying. We would like to thank you once again for having your event with us. Our best wishes for the future.

Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed 1 week ago

The good is that the grounds look like a Corona commercial. Scenic and well kept. The staff was also friendly. Rooms in the middle Keys are hit and miss and these are dated. They are clean but the rooms looks 70's-ish. That is my best guess. This was OK for an overnight stay on the way to Marathon and Key...

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Enland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I would say that a lot of the properties along the Keys offer the same as Drop Anchor. Clean but nothing special base. My husband and I stayed in the trailer. Very roomy and has a front porch/decking and full kitchen. If you are looking for a base which is clean and pretty central and not too badly priced this...

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Stephen K, Manager at Drop Anchor Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to review our resort. After reading this review it looks as though this guest was looking for A basic room at A low price and did not research this unit at all. I"m sorry that all this guest could see were negative aspects of this unit and failed to mention it"s ocean front views and...

Hooksett, New Hampshire
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our second time staying here in 5 years. Not much had changed, the rooms are kept up, they are clean and the grounds are peaceful with plenty of places to sit and enjoy the view. It is convenient to the marinas and restaurants with out being noisy or crowded. This time of year is perfect to visit the area. We...

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Drop Anchor Inn our first and only night and wished it was longer. We were originally thinking of staying in Marathon and glad we did not, as that seemed like a city compared to laid-back Islamorada. Bill handled our check-in process with personality, efficiency and gave great advice on the area. Our unit was the Oceanfront...

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San Diego, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed one night at the Drop Anchor and had a lovely room. Very relaxing and peaceful. Comfortable beds and nice balcony with partial ocean view. Hammocks, pool, adirondacks, picnic tables scattered on the beach. We swam in the pool, enjoyed all 3 recommendations for dining they gave us. They were spot on. Afternoon snacks and drinks at Island Grill,...

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Owings Mills, Maryland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The grounds of the hotel were very nice; nice pool, lots of outdoor seating, well lit. Our 2 bedroom unit was in need of updating. The rooms are small, seating is very limited and uncomfortable and the floors were very slippery once you walked out into the sand and came back in. It's all a bit minimal and old.

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Life at Drop Anchor is simple, intimate, and unforgettable... Drop Anchor Resort and Marina is a unique oceanfront hideaway nestled in the heart of the fabulous "purple isle" of Islamorada. Intimate and private, accommodations range from Standard rooms to Suites, in most cases with private balconies. Each room is individually designed with a tropical flair befitting the unique island spirit of the fabulous Florida Keys. Our history is rich; wed have been a landmark in Islamorada for more than 50 years. We aspire to keep the "Old FL Keys" spirit alive while offering just 18 fresh, updated rooms with charming amenities for our guests' comfort is one of our top priorities. We strive to ensure rooms are among the most immaculate in the Florida Keys. Lush palm trees sway over our beautiful pool and private beach. Our grounds feature colorful tropical flora, relaxing sitting areas and hammocks swaying under tall palms. The property also boasts an Oceanside dock and private boat ramp available to our guests. Located in the "Fishing Capital of the World", we are within a few miles of the best dining and water sports in the Florida Keys. Our memorable resort hotel is located approximately 80 miles south of Miami International Airport and 85 miles north of Key West. Get lost and found in paradise at Drop Anchor Resort and Marina. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Drop Anchor Resort

Address: 84959 Overseas Hwy, Islamorada, FL 33036
Region: United States > Florida > Florida Keys > Islamorada
Price Range: RM612 - RM1,310 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Drop Anchor Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 18
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“Unit #2 was fantastic”
mrsrazzle, 23 May 2017 | Read review
“Look at all the rooms on offer”
nipper_9, 11 May 2017 | Read review
“Ocean view”
Montana2, 8 May 2017 | Read review
“Property web site describes rooms individually. We found descriptions to be accurate.”
J4mmer, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Definitely look at the room tours on the Drop Anchor website. Gives you a much better idea of what the layout will be.”
Rosetoluv, 12 Mar 2017 | Read review
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