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The Boat House Motel

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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Free Wifi
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Reviewed 6 December 2014

I stayed three nights at the Boat House Motel because my conference hotel was booked. While the owners I spoke with on the phone were very nice, I am sorry to say this is the worst motel I've ever stayed in. First, check in is...More

7  Thank Lettice P
Response from TheBoatHouseMotel, Owner at The Boat House MotelResponded 9 December 2014

The Bates Motel? Well, we all go a bit mad sometimes…Every review is important to us and we take the time to respond to each one, so that you know that your voice has been heard and feel that your opinion matters. However, we will...More

Reviewed 6 December 2014

This motel must be doing well; rates are high and they do not appear to have invested a cent in the accommodation.The decor, fixtures and fittings are extremely tired and dated. The apartment smelled stale and needs a thorough clean. Lighting was inadequate in the...More

2  Thank Gill J
Response from TheBoatHouseMotel, Owner at The Boat House MotelResponded 9 December 2014

First, let’s clear things up a bit as far as the facts are concerned. You did NOT stay in the motel units. When you made your reservation, you worked with booking.com and chose a one bedroom CONDO. Our condos are separate from the motel property...More

Reviewed 28 November 2014

I love Marco Island, and visit quite often. Every time I visit, I stay at the Boat house Motel because it I cannot think of a better place. This motel is managed by a very hospitable and friendly family that will tend to your needs....More

3  Thank James M
Response from TheBoatHouseMotel, Owner at The Boat House MotelResponded 8 December 2014

REPEAT GUESTS ARE THE BEST GUESTS!! Sincere thanks for continuing to stay with us. We love that you appreciate that we are a “mom and pop” shop and loyalty like yours is what keeps us in business year after year! Again, thanks for continuing to...More

Reviewed 24 November 2014

What can I say other than they were great. Location is awesome friendly and once again they catered to Our needs we has trouble due to weather and they went out of their way to help us. They changed our reservation free of charge on...More

2  Thank Mexifrog
Response from TheBoatHouseMotel, Owner at The Boat House MotelResponded 8 December 2014

Thank you for taking the time to say positive things about your experience with us. Our cancellation policy is usually 72 hours prior to check in, but we understand that Mother Nature is a bit unpredictable here in SW Florida. Hope the rest of your...More

Reviewed 22 November 2014

This adorable "motel" is not the Ritz...thank god! Instead you have incredible gulf front view with relaxation and all the amenities of home! Our room was on the water with a large deck to sit out with our coffee in the morning and cocktails in...More

2  Thank travelmom0701
Response from TheBoatHouseMotel, Owner at The Boat House MotelResponded 8 December 2014

We are so happy to hear that you have fallen in love with Marco Island! We are so fortunate to have visitors like you! We are always thrilled when our guests take the time to enjoy the natural beauty that surrounds our property. Thank you...More

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Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
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Pool
Heated pool
Outdoor pool
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Price range
US$149 - US$257 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#1 Best Value Hotel in Marco Island
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$149 - US$257 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Best Value Hotel in Marco Island
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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rfletcher678
13 November 2017|
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Response from Zammy25 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the pool is heated.
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Melanie B
25 March 2017|
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Response from TheBoatHouseMotel | Property representative |
Having never launched a kayak myself, I'm not exactly sure where this can be done. I will offer a few suggestions and let you make an informed decision. If you feel that you can safely put your kayak in the water off of... More
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Sally M
4 March 2017|
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Response from TheBoatHouseMotel | Property representative |
Goodland is a quaint little fishing village just off of Marco Island specifically about 5-6 miles from the Boat House Motel (about a 15-20 minute car ride). Just before going over the Goodland Bridge on San Marco Road... More
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"Be specific on what you want, they will assure you get it."
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"waterfront views are very nice"
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"Water views, boat slip"
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