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The Mermaid & The Alligator

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729 Truman Avenue, Key West, FL 33040
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The Mermaid & The Alligator
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Tampa, Florida
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36 reviews 36 reviews
10 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This year our annual cousins trip took us toThe Mermaid and the Alligator. My husband and I stayed, along with 4 cousins, from 5/21-5/25/2015. When we arrived we were informed that breakfast was being served and we were welcomed to take part. It's the standard included breakfast of yogurts, hard boiled eggs, muffins, coffee, tea and juice. But then we... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed here for our anniversary and it was Wonderful. The room, courtyard and service was absolutely perfect. Our room was so cute and clean. We stayed in the Lime room, which is one of the smaller rooms, but we loved it. It had a lot of privacy and a great lititle porch to sit on. We also had full... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

From the moment you enter you feel the warmth and charm of the home, Jeri(the manager), and of course Caya! We were in the Garden room, tranquil view, calmingly decorated, and filled with all the amenities necessary. Breakfast was delicious and all very fresh. The location is perfect to walk anywhere in the downtown area, yet secluded to give you... More 

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Limerick, Ireland
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53 reviews 53 reviews
14 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My wife and I had the pleasure of staying in the Mermaid and Alligator for 4 nights while on vacation to Key West. What a place to stay. We booked the Bamboo Suite which is separate to the main house. Room was amazing with a most comfortable king size bed. We also had our own porch/balcony which was nice for... More 

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Miami Beach, Florida
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There is really not much more I can say that has not been said before but that you have to trust those 5 star reviews because this is simply the best gem in Key West or perhaps the Keys. My boyfriend and I had a wonderful time there, the owners are wonderful hosts and we felt at home. Their house... More 

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Miami, Florida
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Heaven. The owners have created a tropical oasis and we could not have been happier with our selection. They have turned this home into a beautiful retreat, impeccably decorated and maintained. All while exuding warmth and cozy comfort, we had a great time and will be returning. The level of service is excellent and honorable mention to Geri and Rebecca... More 

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Oklahoma City
17 reviews 17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm a little embarrassed it's taken me so long to write this review (I stayed at the Mermaid and Alligator on November 2014). But it is, without a doubt, the best B and B I've ever stayed. Because we booked so late, we actually had the opportunity to stay in three different rooms (the Treetop, the Audubon and the Royal... More 

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After 15 years of vacationing multiple times a year in Key West, we found our spot to return time & time again. We stayed in the Treetop Suite, it was amazing & something you'll never find elsewhere. Location is perfect and the amenities are great! Looking forward to our next stay!

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Frisco, Texas
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at The Mermaid & Alligator for several nights. Other than the room was tiny, our stay was wonderful, the gardens were nice and location to everywhere was within walking distance. We would stay there again ,situ look for a bigger room. My only disappointments were the lack of water pressure in the bathroom and breakfasts are vegetarian, they... More 

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Wall Township, New Jersey
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Once is not enough. Can't wait to go back. Our first time in Key West and not sure what to expect. This was the perfect place for us. M&A is close to the KW Pulse, yet far enough away to relax in quiet. From beautiful tropical landscaping outside, to an amazing art collection inside. They thought of everything to make... More 

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