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Barnacle Bed and Breakfast

1557 Long Beach Road, Big Pine Key, FL 33043
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Barnacle Bed and Breakfast
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Roaring Branch
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great place if you like peace and quiet, the ocean, shore birds, stars and key deer. Don't go if you want 5 star accommodations. It's a funky, keys B&B with wonderful breakfast and perfect location only 30 miles from Key West and 4 miles from a beautiful beach. Free use of bikes, kayaks and more.

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Dubuque, Iowa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

The stench from the seaweed strewn beach was overpowering. The area surrounding the actual accommodations looked like a junkyard. The owners live in a trailer on the property and during our 8 night stay in Jan. 2014 (we booked before we knew the conditions, unfortunately), there was no evidence that the owner did any repairs or maintenance. Chairs were rusted;... More

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Avon Lake, Ohio
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I stayed here for six days in January 2014. We stayed in the Ocean Room, a quirkily decorated throwback to the 1970's, which included a shower head as a substitute for a bathroom sink faucet. The room itself opened out onto a beach area and had a nice outside sitting area. That said, the whole place seemed... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013

If your ever in big pine key and you love that comfortable at home feeling you have to stay here... the rooms have an open air feeling and feel more like a small apartment in the tropics. The views are absolutely stunning and its one of the best breakfasts I've had on my trip... highly recommended!

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Sebring, Florida
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5 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

Barnacles is located in a quiet area of beautiful Big Pine Key. It was fun to watch the key deer walk thru the small beach. The upper deck is a wonderful place to sit & relax anytime day or night. The beach was a perfect place to enjoy a bon fire. But you needed to find your own firewood. Our... More

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Orlando, Florida
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

Paradise Lost Years ago I would spend my vacation every year in the Keys at The Barnacle. The original Builders/Owners managed the property. The buildings were kept fresh and clean on the inside and the décor was interesting and tasteful. The grounds outside were beautifully landscaped and groomed. All amenities were functional and available. A usable boat ramp and dockage... More

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Rowley, Massachusetts
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

Stayed here in October, what a great location! Enjoyed ourselves immensely, the key deer are very interesting. Being served breakfast on the balcony every morning was wonderful, and star gazing from the roof top at night was amazing. Thank-you Eric!

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Traverse City, Michigan
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

This is the place to stay if you don't want to deal with the problems in Key west. It was quiet and secluded, yet convenient. We stayed her for 3 days in February 2013. The place isn't perfect, but it was clean and friendly. The worse part is the smell from the ocean weeds, but it's not there all the... More

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Monroe, Louisiana
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

My wife and I spent our honeymoon at The Barnacle in July. Loved the place and the peace and quiet was another great perk. Eric and Tia made us feel very welcomed and made sure we had everything we needed. Eric is a great cook and breakfast was always an enjoyment too. We even met the owners (Eric's parents) and... More

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Manahawkin, New Jersey
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2013

We loved this place! Granted, we are folks who enjoy camping and nature. Eric is awesome and cooks a great, from scratch, breakfast. The views are fantastic. Key Deer, Iguanas and all sorts of awesome birds abound. It's the Keys so bugs and sea weed are what they are. We thoroughly enjoyed the complimentary Kayaks (bikes too but we never... More

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Additional Information about Barnacle Bed and Breakfast

Also Known As:
Barnacle Hotel
Barnacle b&b
Barnacle Hotel Big Pine Key
Barnacle Bed And Breakfast Big Pine Key, Florida Keys
Address: 1557 Long Beach Road, Big Pine Key, FL 33043
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Location: United States > Florida > Florida Keys > Big Pine Key
Amenities:
Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 3 B&Bs / Inns in Big Pine Key
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Welcome to the Barnacle! We are a bed and breakfast in Big Pine Key, FL which is about 30 miles from Key West. Our place is peaceful and very quaint. A perfect place to get away from the hustle of everday life, but still close enough to Key West to enjoy a day downtown. We pride ourselves on making your stay the most memorable and relaxing experience that you have ever had at a b&b, with excellent gourmet breakfasts and bbq's in the evening to reflect on the days activities while you watch the sun sink into the Atlantic Ocean. ... more   less 

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