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Tarpon Flats

3.0 of 5 Inn   |   29 Shoreland Drive, Key Largo, FL 33037
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Ranked #3 of 19 Key Largo B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014
RobinB73 Santa Monica, California
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Santa Monica, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We were staying here while on a dive trip to Key Largo. The location of Tarpon Flats is so beautiful and relaxing. Only four apartments on the site; all with full kitchens. There are kayaks and bicycles available to guests free of charge. Rose, who runs the place, is very friendly and helpful. She let us check in early and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Nice little hotel by the water. You can go on snorkeling trips with John Pennecamp State Park or snorkel from their beach, just a few minutes away. This was great. The snorkeling was awesome. I even saw tarpon and a spotted eagle ray as we as lots of colorful fish and a big barracuda! Real treats! There are free bikes... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Hands down the BEST Inn I have ever stayed at. My husdand and I were visiting some friends and instead of staying at the chain hotels we wanted to try something more on the line of quiet and that had real Key Largo charm. Gilda the Manager of the property - who was so sweet helpful and kind greeted us... More

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Miami
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014 via mobile

So often hotels are hustle and bustle and prevent you from relaxing. At Tarpon Flats the rooms are inexpensive, but clean. The location is great. And they have on-sight kayaks and bikes to tour around in. The equipment has soon better days but for free I am not complaining. We brought I daughter and also enjoyed a short walk to... More

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Westlake, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

Tarpon Flats is a true gem of Key Largo, and staying there was a major reason my recent vacation there with my girlfriend was so special and amazing. I have to agree with just about all the other good reviews on here for the property; lovely beach, swimming pool, clean rooms, comfortable beds, convenient location, well-stocked kitchen, kayaking, biking, great... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

What a lovely small hotel in a quiet location! The room was comfortable and the kitchen was well-equipped. We used both the kayaks and the bikes multiple times. (The bikes were older and a little beat up, but so was the bike trail, so that was probably good.) We were able to kayak over to John Pennekamp State Park and... More

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Gilda S, Manager at Tarpon Flats, responded to this review

We would like to thank all of our guests who have taken the time to write a review. We truly appreciate it. We are please to announce all work has been completed to the new bike path in Key Largo. Here is a link to their website http://www.dep.state.fl.us/gwt/state/keystrail/_default.htm we are sorry it was not in working condition during your stay.... More

Philadelphia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

Very nice property in a lovely location. There is a pretty beach and a small pool. Friendly and accommodating staff. Very close to Pennekamp Park and good restaurants. We very much enjoyed our stay here and will return. Stephanie & Earl

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

This charming inn is off the beaten path in a quiet area near a marina. The hosts give you a welcome package including your room keys, info about the hotel, tourist info, restaurant recommendations, maps, coupons, which all make you feel instantly welcome. The place is decorated like your cozy seaside vacation home and is very clean. I like it... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

My husband and I spent three nights in Key Largo. We spent the first night at the Marriott, second night at the Hampton Inn, and third night at Tarpon Flats. The reason we only stayed at Tarpon Flats for one night was because they were full except for Sunday night. We found it because I love going down the "back"... More

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Lake Forest, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

We wanted a short break and found Tarpon Flats! Gilda the manager met us and we had the loveliest room with kitchen.. sparkling clean.. graciously appointed with the old Key Largo charm.. with a view that doesn't stop.. we made use of the complimentary kayaks and saw two magnificent sunrises over Key Largo Sound. It has its own private beach,... More

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Address: 29 Shoreland Drive, Key Largo, FL 33037
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Location: United States > Florida > Florida Keys > Key Largo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Tarpon Flats 3*
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Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Swimming Pool
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Tarpon Flats.The Best location in Key Largo. Oceanside next to Pennekamp State Park,Snorkeling and Diving the Reefs, Christ of the Abyss, Spiegel Grove and other wrecks, all nearby, Fishing thru Adams Cut to Back country. Bonefish and Tarpon fishing in Largo Sound from our free kayaks or reef fishing for grouper snapper on the reef out front or just beyond for sail, wahoo, and marlin in the Gulfstream. Get picked up at our docks. Everglades adventures and eco tours by by land or sea. No smoking rooms. Caribbean ambience suites in a Tropical Setting. Private Beach with hammock and pool. Tarpon Flats Features Free wireless Internet,Free Kayaks,BBQ Grill, Full Kitchen,Great for small Gatherings.Do it All... Dive,fish,kayack,explore,...Or...Do Nothing at All... Just Relax and Conch-Out at Tarpon Flats. ... more   less 
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