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Island Hotel & Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
373 2nd Street, P.O. Box 460, Cedar Key, FL 32625
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Florida
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5 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

We stayed two nights and there was a lot to love and some that wasn't very loveable. The room was small and a bit rundown. I am only 5'6 and I had to duck to get under the shower. The bed was saggy but hard so it wasn't very comfortable. There is little privacy and you can hear people conversing... More 

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Coral Springs, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Wonderful stay. Visited with friends and family. Had three rooms; each unique and charming. Breakfast was included and delicious. The hotel staff was so accommodating and friendly. Captures the true essence of Cedar Key. Thank you Island Hotel!

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orlando florida
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11 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

It is an old hotel, no doubt about it. If you are looking for a Hilton or Marriott you will not be happy. We ended up loving this place and the owners. Great little bar and wonderful restaurant. Breakfast was the best. We will be back!!!

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Gainesville; home of the UF Gators
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44 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Located right in the middle of historic Cedar Key, this hotel is on the National Register of Historic Buildings. It's over 150 years young but is getting a tad long in the tooth and possibly the owners are wearing out in the upkeep of an old building, as it is in need of some repair work. As an example, the... More 

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Titusville, Florida
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57 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

We have been eating at the Island Hotel Restaurant for years. So my wife and I decided to go back this weekend. The first hint that this was not going to be a good experience was when the server gave us the menu and it was totally different from the all the other times we have been there. The second... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

My husband booked this hotel ad a surprise for our anniversary.. It was a very quaint hotel, but we hardly got any sleep since the walls are paper thin and the noise from a graduation party did not stop until almost midnight. The food in the restaurant was wonderful, as was the included breakfast.

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Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

The location is extremely close to the gulf which is amazing. Breakfast was included in the meal and it was good, I ordered the french toast 3 days in a row.There are no TVs in any of the rooms and sound travels very easily between rooms. There is a giant cushioned swing on the upstairs deck that was relaxing to... More 

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7 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Try the Heart of Palm salad! The salad was originated at this restaurant and they advertise it is fixed using the original recipe. We are in the bar area, but we're able to order off either the bar or the restaurant menus. They had a small band providing entertainment the night we were there.

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Pelkie, Michigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

If you like historic hotels this is the stop for you. There was someone waiting at the desk for my arrival and check in was a breeze. The rooms are all upstairs. I reserved room #33 because you can go directly on the veranda from it. Room was small but that was no issue with me, and very clean as... More 

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Weeki Wachee, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

We were in room 23. It has a claw bathtub with shower curtain inside the room (not in a separate room). The toilet area is very small and does have a privacy door. The wrap around balcony was nice. The breakfast (included) was not a buffet. It was table service. Staff was helpful, courteous and Friendly.

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