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Maitland, Florida
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were looking for a out of the way cottage in the middle of the keys. We booked our stay with Tropical Cottages on Marathon Key for our 45th wedding anniversary stay. We were disappointed in the cottage number 2 that was assigned to us. We found remains of termites in the bathroom sink and throughout the kitchen. When we...

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Andover, Minnesota
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited Keys prior to cruise. Arrived late on a Friday night to find very unclean and substandard accommodations. Had been traveling for 16 hours so settled because the beds appeared clean. Went on a full day trip to Key West on Saturday to avoid having to spend any non-sleep time in room. Left early on Sunday never to return. Countertops...

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Zug, Switzerland
Reviewed 18 January 2017

We wanted to visit the Keys, and felt somewhere halfway would be a good place to stay, distance and price wise. The cottages are sweet little wooden boxes, tiny, but has everything. Shame we also had neighbors - some of the cottages are built together and so you are only a plank thick away from the neighbor - you can...

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Michigan
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Very friendly and helpful staff. But our cottage left a lot to be desired. Quaint, older little cottages. Owner tries to update the place as (I guess) money is available. The place still needs a lot of work. Just not our cup of tea. We were here over New Years, so the rates were very high. It definitely wasn't worth...

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Zirconia, North Carolina, United States
Reviewed 2 January 2017

We went with the advisories from trip advisor and the venue looked quaint. It is intriguing from the pictures but it goes downhill from there. Every morning we woke up to spiders, worms and ants in the bathroom and main living area. One of the windows is covered with plywood, the bathroom jalousie windows would not close allowing insects to...

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5Thank Ken B
Reviewed 13 December 2016

My husband and I went for a business trip here and it was excellent. It was a quiet place and we really liked the room. We both left wishing we could stay forever! It was awesome. We definitely will return.

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Naples, Florida
Reviewed 12 December 2016

We just got back from a 2 night stay, Wife myself and our dog. While this was not a Marriott Resort it didn't cost over $500 a night either! While the little compound is a bit of a cut and paste project, with very eclectic facilities, not much matching up perfectly. That is kind of the way lots of stuff...

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Largo, Florida
Reviewed 29 November 2016

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
Reviewed 28 November 2016

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...

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Kaiapoi
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...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Tropical Cottages

Address: 243 61st Street Gulf, Marathon, FL 33050-2702
Region: United States > Florida > Florida Keys > Marathon
Price Range: RM660 - RM1,195 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Tropical Cottages 2*
Number of rooms: 10
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“Do not stay in Unit 2. Could hear traffic from highway and airplanes overhead”
 of 5 bubbles telmquist1, 31 Jan 2017 | Read review
“There are probably no good rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles KenB912, 1 Jan 2017 | Read review
“get the bigger rooms, they are the nicest!”
 of 5 bubbles 559tashal, 12 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Don't depend on wifi,usually didn't carry internet, i.e. router was on but no signal in. Sombraro Beach! Close & NICE!”
 of 5 bubbles Airboatmatt, 12 Dec 2016 | Read review
“wouldn`t go back again !!”
 of 5 bubbles R788JVtrevors, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
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