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Largo, Florida
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11 reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We liked it. Was a cute off the beaten (US1) track to where we could not hear the traffic. Within walking distance of many shops and eatarys. My sister and I stayed here and we would again. They do take pets but it was a bit pricey to take 3 there.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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12 reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed in Cottage 8 with our small dogs and had a great time! The cottages are older but Cottage 8 was clean, simple and well kept. It looks exactly as the pictures on the website do. We had fun using the outdoor shower which was very private and perfect to rinse off in after a hot day at the... More 

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Kaiapoi
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Reviewed 28 October 2016

Nice lady meet us for book in. We considered it expensive at $105 a night for what you get, which was average room, hard pillows and loud A/C and no complimentary breakfast. The television was small and in a cabinet and sat lower then the bed. Woke up in the morning to a centipedes type creepy crawly under my pillow... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

The photos & online information are very very dated & Mis leading. The cottages have definitely seen better days. They are tired, dirty and things are broken. We were soooo disappointed to be told we were in the middle of 3 rooms. No cottage for us. We apparently were " standard " and as such had to put up with... More 

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Brooksville, Florida
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Reviewed 10 October 2016

We stayed in cottage 4. The whole place seems very nice in the pictures but photos can and are deceiving. The wall around the A/C unit was rotted. Was not that clean. We chose this place because it was pet friendly. We walked our 2 dogs down by the water at the end of the dead end street in the... More 

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Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

We had house 10. It was clean, the bed big enough, the bathroom large and modern. The microwave was clean, the fridge big enough for 1-2 days. Autumn is not the peak season, so we were almost alone there and the outside bar and area was empty. The Wi-Fi is only working outside and the nearer to the office the... More 

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Hemelveerdegem, Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium
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13 reviews
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Reviewed 15 September 2016

It looked lovely on the web site and indeed they are vintage and cosy, but maybe a bit too cosy. The bed had cushons with plastic covers underneath which made it terrible to sleep on, so removed them. The rooms were not feeling very clean. It was OK for our travel through but I wouldn't have stayed there for days... More 

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1 Thank Christine D
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Reviewed 12 September 2016

We had a very relaxing stay. The desk help was very pleasant and friendly and went out of her way to help make our stay welcoming. It was quiet, clean and comfy. The only drawback was no wifi but we can do without to stay here. We will definitely stay here again when we stay in Marathon.

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Thank Coleen H
Daytona Beach, Florida
2 reviews
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Reviewed 10 August 2016

While the atmosphere was unique, like being on an old rum runner, the after effects were horrible. We had to isolate all our clothing for weeks and seek medical treatment from the bugs. Go camping instead!

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5 Thank darvin2015
Satellite Beach, Florida
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Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

No boat ramp. Terrible parking. Woke up to homeless just outside my door. Mold in shower. No working wifi No tiki "bar"... A bar has a bartender and drinks get served. This has 5 stools and no one serving drinks. You have to bring what you are drinking. Mosquitos are terrible!!! Very small. Any hotel room is larger.

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Additional Information about Tropical Cottages

Address: 243 61st Street Gulf, Marathon, FL 33050-2702
Region: United States > Florida > Florida Keys > Marathon
Price Range: RM405 - RM991 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Tropical Cottages 2*
Number of rooms: 10
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“wouldn`t go back again !!”
 of 5 bubbles R788JVtrevors, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The wifi doesn't work well in the cottage where we were.”
 of 5 bubbles ChristineD633, 14 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Choose a hut if you must stay here but it's not actually worth the extra money - you could do better elsewhere!”
 of 5 bubbles seedyromPreston, 27 Jun 2016 | Read review
“These are single cabins / cottages, wifi is difficult, neat and clean.”
 of 5 bubbles lunar2, 20 Jun 2016 | Read review
“have low expectations. Like I ststed and other guest.RUN”
 of 5 bubbles keysgirlbybirth, 8 Jun 2016 | Read review
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