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Sandpiper Motel

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Ghent, Belgium
Reviewed 20 October 2014

great motel, very spacious and clean rooms at cheap rates, nearby the bahia honda state park which is definitely worth visiting. the owners of the hotel are super friendly and helpful, it is a cosy colorful motel with great value for money

1Thank Evitjen
Reviewed 31 August 2014

We stumbled across the Sandpiper Motel late in the evening when we badly needed a place after learning that all B&B's in Key West were booked up. The eccentric "cat lady" manager was a hoot and extremely accommodating. The room was large and had a small kitchen. It is a very old motel and the amenities are spare, but the...

1Thank wwbdTampa
Fort Worth, Texas
Reviewed 14 July 2014

My husband and I stayed 6 nights. The only improvement would be new beds. Unless you have money to burn, you couldn't be any more comfortable or get more bang for your buck. We found out right away that things in the Keys are expensive! Therefore, we went to the grocery store and bought breakfast and sandwich stuff. The kitchen...

3Thank Jackie L
NITAGASNER, Manager at Sandpiper Motel, responded to this review

Thank you. I am glad you enjoyed you stay and hope you will come visit us again.

Cape Coral, Florida
Reviewed 23 June 2014

This is a cute, Marathon Key themed hotel! The hotel rooms are small yet very clean. The price of the room is excellent, you can't stay anywhere like this without a paying small fortune. The outside plants and south Florida decor is an inspiration to the Keys. We had a small ktichen, used the charcoal grille, picnic table; the Sandpiper...

1Thank Cason2014
Selbyville, Delaware
Reviewed 15 June 2014

We have stayed here before and will stay again , we have always been always happy with every thing about the Sandpiper we like the cats , the plants the grille for cooking our fish . This is a very homey nice place to stay your things are all ways safe

1Thank PaulI1519YD
West Palm Beach, Florida
Reviewed 22 April 2013

Such a shame!! That's how I need to start this off, because had it not been for the extremely rude and inhospitable owner (a woman), the stay would have been fine. The room itself was clean with two double beds. The shower was tiny and the toiletries they provided were minuscule. I can definitely look past that, because the rate...

1Thank Rebecca S
Marathon, Florida
Reviewed 10 March 2013

I don't know where the other reviewer's stayed but it couldn't have been the Sandpiper. Dirty room. Could not wait to leave. Wet washcloth was hanging in shower when we checked in. Dust was thick on the table and dressing room table rungs, mattress was bad, dust balls in the corners of the cracked floor, bad lighting, couldn't open front...

4Thank Carol L
nitag, Owner at Sandpiper Motel, responded to this review

I am sorry you were dissapointed with your stay at The Sandpiper.We are a small older motel, one of Marathons first , with original terrazzo floors that are over 60 years old. They are bound to show some age and cracks. Each of our rooms have at least 2 windows that open and a full size double closet with mirror...

Mannford, Oklahoma
Reviewed 23 February 2013

What a quaint little motel.The outside looks like a small motel ,what a surprise the rooms are spacious. The windows open with the perfect breeze. The maid service was perfect. We never worried about the maid messing with our things while we were out. Anita has a lot of knowledge about the Keys..Be sure to ask her how to see...

2Thank bluewaters650
NITAGASNER, Manager at Sandpiper Motel, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your wonderful review. I am so happy that you enjoyed your trip and your stay at The Sandpiper.Hope to see you again next year! Anita and the Sandpiper family.

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 28 January 2013

Staying at the Sandpiper for a week now has been a real treat. Not too many rooms, so you actually can meet the other residents, who here, stay for weeks to months on end. Anita, the property manager is a real generous spirit who has oodles of knowledge about what and where in the area. The rooms are bright, very...

3Thank AuntyImo
NITAGASNER, Manager at Sandpiper Motel, responded to this review

Thank you! I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Anita

Chattanooga, TN
Reviewed 26 January 2013

We didn't want to stay in Key West because of the crowds and parking. We decided to stay in Marathon, only 50 miles away. The Sandpiper is the Keys of the past. Six bikers rode to Marathon and stayed a The Sandpiper, very quaint, clean,a kitchen and quiet. The price was very reasonable. Friends stayed at another motel nearby and...

NITAGASNER, Manager at Sandpiper Motel, responded to this review

Thanks ! We love the bikes! They fit into our parking lot so well.I am happy you enjoyed the Motel. Unfortunately we have had to increase our prices since your visit ( first time in 8 years ! ) But we still feel that the price is still reasonable and below everyone else. Thanks again and hope to see you...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Small quaint original Keys Motel.Each unit has two full beds, private bath with shower, small kitchenette, cable TV, Air conditioning , free WIFI. Outside seating for each unit. Only one mile to the 7 Mile Bridge and 4 miles to Sombrero Beach. Across the street from the famous Turtle Hospital. In the heart of the Keys. Only 48 miles to Key West. Sorry . Due to our limited parking we do not have parking for boats , trailers or trucks. Office hours are 10AM till 9PM ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sandpiper Motel

Address: 2443 Overseas Hwy, Mile Marker 48. 5, Marathon, FL 33050-2246
Region: United States > Florida > Florida Keys > Marathon
Price Range: RM280 - RM366 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
Sandpiper Hotel Marathon
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“We had a ground floor room3. You can hear a little from upstairs walking, but good access.”
JoJo79518, 30 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Try to get a room away from the road”
Joseph-Larson, 23 Feb 2016 | Read review
“There are 2 stories. 1st floor is probably better, but the flight of steps to 2nd floor really isn't big deal.”
CindyC3696, 2 Jan 2015 | Read review
“They are all good!”
bluewaters650, 23 Feb 2013 | Read review
“Only 8 rooms...4 upstairs & 4 downstairs”
VIPLEE, 25 Jan 2013 | Read review
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