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Largo, Florida
Reviewed 28 October 2013

My husband and I spent last year holloween for our anniversary here and had a great time. We again are going to stay here this Halloween for our anniversary. The staff are friendly informative and could not ask for more polite individuals. We found the rooms to be more than adequate for our stay, clean, neat, and well organized with...

2Thank Eileen V
Pembroke Pines
Reviewed 22 October 2013

We stayed one night in Cottage #4. It was very clean and cute. As everyone said, you park your car right next to the cottage so that was very convenient. The bed was comfortable and the service was great. We would definitely go back..!!

1Thank traveln2day
Reviewed 16 September 2013

My wife and I stayed 3 nights in Cottage #8, which has a king-sized bed and outdoor shower. We arrived much earlier than the standard check-in time, but our cottage was ready and we were allowed to check-in. The service and hospitality at Tropical Cottages was exceptional throughout our stay. Truly nice people who strive to keep you happy while...

5Thank RabidWarhawk
Chester, California
Reviewed 2 September 2013

We arrived and met no one but there was a welcoming note for us so we did not have to wait to get into our cottage.Our room was clean and by our surprise had a bathroom outside. Was a little hesitant about it at first until we walked around it and felt the cool (ya right moist) night air. We...

2Thank mountianman8
New York City, New York
Reviewed 28 August 2013

The cottages are small, but cute and sufficient for a couple. We arrived late but there was no problem! You can park your vehicule right by your cottage and the location is very quiet. It's nothing special really, you have to take the car to the beach and restaurants, but it's a good place to stop for a quiet resting...

1Thank Magali V
Corinth, Texas
Reviewed 27 August 2013

We stayed at Tropical Cottages for 1 night to break up the drive back from Key West to Ft. Lauderdale. Check-in was simple & we parked right next to the door of the cottage. The grounds seem nicely kept. The cottage that we stayed in was very basic, simple and clean. There was a lovely 4-poster, king-sized bed, a futon...

2Thank Becky H
Reviewed 5 August 2013

Arrived at noon and was allowed to check in early, the man at front desk was very pleasant, asked me about my day, where I came from and skewed genuine interest, told me about the tiki bar, the public hammocks, and grill on premises. The room is smaller than most, same with bathroom. All tile throughout, very clean, bathroom looks...

1Thank Davidccs87
Fort Myers, Florida
Reviewed 4 August 2013 via mobile

We stayed here once before in one of the actual cottages. Even though we had a problem with ants, the cottage was adorable. This time we were placed in the trailer at the end of the property. It was very old and falling apart. The shower was always clogged. The blinds were completely see through at night. The couch was...

3Thank fln8tv
Key West, Florida
Reviewed 23 July 2013

It was so much fun, the cottages are decorated and designed to give you a feel of the 1950's. The Tiki bar was so much fun, the people are wonderful. It was so nice to be located close to Bahia Honda and only 50 minutes from Key West.

1Thank michael p
Weeki Wachee, Florida
Reviewed 17 July 2013

What a dump. 72% satisfaction rate? Really? I can't believe that these satisfaction ratings were written by people who stayed here. Bugs everywhere, not enough water pressure to take a shower, sheets on bed were torn and wrinkled, and could not flush toilet, crap stayed in the commode the whole time we were there. We actually used the housekeepers storage...

5Thank Sharon H

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  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • 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: RM574 - RM1,086 (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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