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Blue Marlin Motel

1320 Simonton St., Key West, FL 33040
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Ranked #60 of 92 Key West B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Carnforth, United Kingdom
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108 reviews 108 reviews
36 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great staff - we were made to feel really welcome at check in. Good size room we had - clean and comfortable. Nice pool area Breakfast was poor though..... Location is excellent Would absolutely recommend

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Cleveland, Ohio
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The room was clean and spacious. The staff was friendly. The pool was nice and had continental breakfast served there. The only downfall is that parking is limited so if you get there late in the day you may have to park in the street, which is $2 an hour, then free from midnight to 8am. We were able to... More 

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Chicago
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We just completed a 4 night stay at the Blue Marlin and I would highly recommend it for someone who is wanting to be near the action of Old Town but far enough away to be able to enjoy a quiet afternoon by the pool. Renting bikes is a must! Great burrito stand just down the street .

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Miami, Florida
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If your looking for a place to sleep, shower, and has a great location. Look no further. Doesn't have the amenities of the some of the other establishments located within Key West. But the staff is friendly and very helpful and the rooms are easily accessible with plenty of parking.

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Panama City, Florida
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It was affordable and looked great. Nice big pool. Very modern rooms with the exception of the ac( a window unit in the bathroom). Breakfast is toast and small pastries with coffee and drinks from a machine served by the pool. The staff was very invisible. It is located really close to attractions and has free parking with a great... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

we went there twice and it was always nice stays ....very affordable price for key west and very close to the attractions , duval street , Mallory square for the amazing sunsets shops etc... the swimming pool is great and we recommend this motel definitively we will go back for sure .

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Mishawaka, Indiana
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This motel was a pleasant surprise. We needed somewhere reasonably priced for a couple of nights in Key West. This was a very comfortable clean, accommodating motel. Additionally the staff was wonderful and very receptive to anything we needed. If you choose to stay there ask for Marcus. You will not be disappointed.

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Lino Lakes, Minnesota
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

We stayed one night at the Blue Marlin Motel in Key West. It's walking distance to the main attractions (8 - 10 blocks). We stayed in a room double bed and found it to be spacious and clean, though the beds were on the firmer side. We didn't use the pool but it looks to be clean and large in... More 

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Lidkoping, Sweden
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

I prefer hotels before motels but Blue Marlin in Key West are great. Perfect pool and not a long walk from Duvall Street where everything is happening. Too bad you can't book Blue Marlin at Hotels.com where I book 99% of my stays. Prices like everywhere in Key West are high. Too high even most of the time but hey,... More 

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Key West was the highlight of our two-week drive around Florida and we couldn't have wished for a better hotel. The Blue Marlin is situated in a quieter part of town which suited us, given that we are of the 'mature' class of tourist, yet it is within easy walking distance of restaurants and shops etc. The room was large... More 

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