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Blue Marlin Motel

2.5 of 5 Small Hotel   |   1320 Simonton St., Key West, FL 33040
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was our second stay at the Blue Marlin. It is within easy walking distance of all the major tourist sites and only a block off of Duval Street. Parking is available, but is limited so plan ahead as they note on the website. We had no problems either time however. This is a no frills motel, but was very... More

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Rushville, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our first visit to the blue marlin, but hopefully not our last. Room was perfect for our needs, the breakfast was enough to get us started, the pool was enjoyable and the customer service was outstanding. Marcus was amazing helping us, everyone was very friendly, but this guy was just great, what a great personality. We love the location and... More

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Canton
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow......what a great place to stay. This is an older hotel but very, very, neat and clean! Awesome swimming pool with a large deck to just sit or lay down to soak in the warm sunshine! I was very impressed with the office staff that was there for us to help guide us in the right direction when we needed... More

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Lenggries, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Availability of rooms in Key West in November are book early or tough to find. I searched for rooms in March and found most rooms were already booked or required a minimum of 3 nights stay. Reviews for the Blue Marlin were more on the negative side but I decided to book anyhow. We arrived before normal check-in time and... More

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Ellijay, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at the Blue Marlin for two weeks just before Fantasy Fest and was pleasantly pleased at the accommodations. Clean, freindly staff, great location, free parking, terrific pool. I would return here again and again. Its away from the noise of Duval st. yet close enough to walk to all the great places.

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Ft. Lauderdale, FL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hello, I came down to Key West with my two adult grandsons for Fantasy Fest 2014. When we first entered the Office we were met by Sara, not only is she gorgeous, she was also very polite and informative. We then met up with Marqus who came through as usual. Both are an asset to Blue Marlin, Thank You! The... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

After a roadtrip from hell (big thunderstorms) we were really happy to arrive in this motel. The room was really big and clean, all we needed. Close to the city centre and free parking. We didn't use the pool, since it was raining a lot. Breakfast wasn't much, just a toast and some juice. On our last day we booked... More

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dBranham, General Manager at Blue Marlin Motel, responded to this review

Thanks so much for posting! We appreciate your business and we are happy that you enjoyed your stay! More

Murphysboro, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We really liked this hotel. Felt like we were transported back in time. The price was great! Our room was small but very clean. It was in the way back and the only issue was it kinda flooded outside our door when it rained. The best part was it was in walking distance to Duval St. We would stay there... More

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Gibraltar
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Stayed there for bout 4 days. Location is perfect & staff very helpful. Highly recommended for basic & no frills accommodation. Good parking area. Walking distance to all the main attrctions and sightseeing spots. No need to drive around. Clean rooms. Would return again

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Austin, Texas
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Nice hotel for the price in Key West. Rooms are very clean and staff is friendly. Was not far to Duval Street. We have stayed here once before. Pool is very large and in the center of the hotel. Would come back again.

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Address: 1320 Simonton St., Key West, FL 33040
Location: United States > Florida > Florida Keys > Key West
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Blue Marlin Motel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 54
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