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Shawnee, Kansas
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2013

Compared to the other very expensive hotels on the island, the Boat House is a great value for the dollars we spent. Claudine and her able crew were very accommodating to us during our stay. They went out of their way to have a room for us that fit our family of 5. The room was clean and the neighborhood... More 

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5 Thank dan j
O'Fallon, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2013

Everytime we stay there the rooms are nice and clean. The location is prefect. It is very relaxing heated pools and close to the public beaches. We would visit again soon. The Boat House is in the Oldest, historical part of Marco. It's nice and quite.

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3 Thank Terese_grace_
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2013

Wish we could have gotten 2 nights. We had a darling room with a fridge and microwave. The heated pool and surrounding deck offered beautiful waterway views, much more relaxing than the public beaches with no amenities. We would come back to the sweetest, most affordable accommodations on the island just for the Boat House Motel, the fun of walking... More 

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3 Thank EthelMaeSvensrud
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2013

We needed a hotel/motel for one nt. The Boat House is in the Oldest, most Historical part of Marco. A nice change from the beach scene The property is tucked back in a quiet area on a canal. Able to watch the pelicans close up! The staff is wonderful...very concerned that all our needs were met..

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2013

We spent 5 days at this hotel. If you want fancy this is not your hotel. It is warm and quaint and the views are beautiful. The staff were very friendly and helpful. We loved walking to all the restaurants and exploring Marco Island. We used the Washer/Dryer. Very handy! Every afternoon with a bottle of white wine , we... More 

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1 Thank pamhgardner
Centreville, Virginia
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13 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2013

I booked this hotel sight unseen for a last minute trip to Southern Florida. After staying, I would return and stay any time. The motel is family owned, it is clean and comfortable. They were very accomodating with our very late check in and early departure. We were traveling with our adult daughter and the location of the extra bed... More 

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3 Thank Joy M
Troy, Ohio
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Reviewed 5 March 2013

Best stay ever at The Boat House! Awesome red carpet customer service for check in, island information, etc. Owner operated, reasonable rates, very patient with first-timers. Extremely clean and comfortable room. Great location on the tip, easy access to resteraunts and the beach. Included next-to-water deck, pool and lounging area. Quiet! Highly recommended. As my first time on the island...... More 

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Bergenfield, New Jersey
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Reviewed 27 February 2013

I had to be on Marcos Island for business and all of the big hotels were sold out so I ended up at the Boathouse Motel. It was a great choice. The room was very large including a kitchenette and a sitting area. While it is a bit of a distance from the Marriott and Hilton, the taxi fare is... More 

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3 Thank Jeffrey R
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2013

I had a most wonderful stay. the room was spacious, clean and comfortable. I'd stay here again in a heartbeat. The staff was friendly and gave great advice about local happenings. Their advice to go to the history museum on a rainy day was perfect for me.

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Devizes, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 24 February 2013

My wife and I were returning to Marco Island for first time since 1978. At that time we lived in Miami and Marco Island was just being developed - we remember staying at the original 100 room hotel that is now the Marriott and the rest of the island was still virgin territory. Imagine our surprise when we saw a... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Kitchenette
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Additional Information about The Boat House Motel

Address: 1180 Edington Pl, Marco Island, FL 34145-2063
Region: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Marco Island
Price Range: RM697 - RM1,394 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Boat House Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 24
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Also Known As:
The Boat House Motel Hotel Marco Island
The Boat Hotel
Boat Hotel Marco Island
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#1 Best Value Hotel in Marco Island
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“The room on the second floor facing the water has a great view and a cute deck of it's own.”
 of 5 bubbles 898maim, 26 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Try to book the end unit for a view of the water.”
 of 5 bubbles Q1074BVwilliams, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The large room at the end overlooking the deck and pool offers the BEST views!”
 of 5 bubbles cookie322, 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
“You must call the hotel to book direct for a pet friendly accommodation.”
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“Request the king size bed if you can.”
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