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Blue Marlin Motel

2.5 of 5 Small Hotel   |   1320 Simonton St., Key West, FL 33040
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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Franklinton, North Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place needs a lot of updating. The bed and pillows were like sleeping on rocks. Breakfast was included but very minimal selection. The benefits were the location and the pool. The staff was friendly.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We got a great deal just by walking in and seeing if they had a room. The staff were polite and helpful. The rooms are clean and spacious and even though not luxurious, have everything you need. The WiFi doesn't work brilliantly but at this price it's not a major factor. Everything you need to be comfortable and nothing you... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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228 reviews 228 reviews
32 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

great place to stay. bang for your buck. it is not the greatest or fanciest, but the price reflects it, for a simply clean and nice room. about 1 mile from mallory square, and 2 blocks from Southern Most Point. nothing fancy about this place. but if you want to get to Key West without lighting $100s on fire, this... More

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Venice, Florida
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87 reviews 87 reviews
14 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I feel that this hotel is way overpriced for what you get. It is clean, but the beds are not comfortable at all..my husband and I sunk into the middle the whole night. The drain in the tub wouldn't stay up, so it filled with water the whole time. Also, there were little tiny ants in the bathroom. The staff... More

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

Please let us know if you are unhappy while you are here. We will do everything possible to make things right so that you can enjoy your visit to Key West. Tell us and let us fix it! More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is well known that the hotel price levels are high in Key West and Blue Marlin Motel was the option we found that offered best value for money. But it is still the most expensive Motel I ever stayed in. The location is great, within walking distance from most attractions in Old Town Key West. A great feature is... More

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Seattle, Washington
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I picked the Blue Marlin because of it's location, but we just loved it there! The location is great, the room that we had (myself, husband, and 10 year old son) was fabulous (roomy, and quite comfortable), and we just had an absolute blast! The staff was really nice, and the pool was great. I would definitely recommend it to... More

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Antalya, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Blue Marlin's location is unbeatable. 200 meter to beach and very close to famous Duvall street. Rooms are huge and clean. Parking lot is available. Front office guys and gals are helpful and always smiling. Thanks to them. I highly recommend this hotel.

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Tulln, Austria
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31 reviews 31 reviews
18 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Very helpful staff and in proximity to all places downtown Key West. Room was relatives spacious, as it could accomodate us (4 traveller, plus suitcases and bags). The only caveat: Wifi was very slow - but hey - its only WIFIs and you are on vacation. Definitely a good choice for a stay in Conch's capital.

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

drove into key west for the weekend with no reservations for the first night; there is free parking with a pool in the center of the property. nothing luxurious however this hotel was easy to find, clean, and within walking distance to the southernmost point and southernmost point cafe.

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Boca Raton, Florida, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Blue Marlin Motel is a very good value for a stay in Key West. It is not a high end resort or posh hotel, but it is a very nice place to stay for a reasonable price. The southernmost point is a block and a half away, and a nice sand beach is located a reasonable walk of about ten... More

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Great to hear that our guest had a wonderful visit to Key West! More

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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*
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