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Blue Marlin Motel

1320 Simonton St., Key West, FL 33040
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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West Midlands
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50 reviews
10 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Fantastic motel. Friendly staff. Very clean and comfortable. Great location for Duval Street. Large pool to relax in after a day's sightseeing. A really good find. Very good value. Only one thing parking is a problem if you get there late.

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Greymouth, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

blue Marlin motel is a large motel. The roomsare large including one for mobility impaired. We stayed in the mobility impaired unit, it has a huge 'wet floor' shower with four shower heads. One caution though, the tiled floor of the whole unit which can get slippery when wet. A non skid mat at the door entrance would be useful... More 

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Morpeth, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a clean and comfortable motel located within walking distance....20 mins or so of Duval street and 30 to harbour. Room had fridge, microwave, tv and additional sink as well as bathroom. We stayed as a family of mum dad and teenage son. Room spacious. Breakfast is adequate: juice, coffee and toast/ pastries plus apple. Parking is a problem.Check... More 

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Mayodan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The location, cleanliness, pool, staff, and costs were excellent. We had a great stay. The only issue we had was parking. There's not enough parking. There's a possibility that if you leave after 3 to 4 pm, you may have to park on the street and pay ( near $24.00 a day ) to park.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This motel was just what we wanted. We arrived early around 1pm and were able to check in to our room straight away. We had no problem with parking, an earlier review said to arrive and park up between 11-3 when people are leaving and I agree, there were plenty of spaces at this time. Location is great, it's close... More 

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florida
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149 reviews
45 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Retro styled hotel. The prices and location were ok. More of a quieter area and not as many dining options. As others mentioned, parking is limited, best to keep your car parked, bring bikes or rent them while here. Closer though to the beaches and that is a plus in KW.

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Stourbridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Location is about 10 minute walk to Southernmost point in the quieter area of Key West. Taxi to Mallory Sq was $14 for 4 people. Good sized room, spotlessly clean. Very good night's sleep on a firm mattress. Very basic breakfast but plenty of it Free tea and coffee available 24/7. Staff very helpful & friendly. Great swimming pool. Car... More 

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Marlow
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the location was great. not right in the middle of Duval St. Close enough to walk to the action for lunch and supper. The Blue Marlin was great. the staff was almost invisible unless you needed something. the pool was large with shaded areas which is great for July and August. the office staff was extremely helpful with info and... More 

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Biloxi, Mississippi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

all around perfect hotel. Staff is very friendly and accomadating. Location is one block off Duvall steet and close to everything. Rooms are clean, the pool is nice and even have continental breakfast every morning. We have reservations for September 9 thru 14. Counting the days till we leave. If ever visiting Key West give the Blue Marlin a try.... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved this place. Granted, it's not a 5 star hotel, but that's not what we were looking for. Blue Marlin is a great value in Key West. It's inexpensive - almost half as cheap as other places we looked at in Key West - and it was in a great location. It's just one block over from Duval St,... More 

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