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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
Ranked #4 of 97 Key West B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Benfleet, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

How to sum up this lovely place in just a few words? Well, We spent 11 days in Key West itself, which can be a mad but wonderful place, and to come back every day to this beautiful house was just perfect. You step through the door into a cool, exquisitely furnished, clean home, which smells of coconut and spice... More

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Merritt Island, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My new bride and I stayed at The Mermaid & The Alligator. I did a search for bed and breakfast spots in downtown Key West and stumbled on to this charming location. I liked what I saw in the photo's and after a little reading about what they offer I booked the Tree Top Sweet. I had really hoped that... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A week here was the perfect holiday. It was the first holiday I had booked on my own and it lived up to expectations...and some! I felt at home, supported by two fabulous concierges who were full of brilliant ideas and my room was gorgeous.

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Miami, Florida
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was my partner and I first visit to Key West and our first B&B experience. We had the most amazing time. The staff was genuine and hospitable. Geri and Rebecca were great concierges. They made great recommendations about places to visit, things to do, and they booked reservations for dinner and other activities at no additional cost. They also... More

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Hermitage, Pennsylvania, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our experience was amazing! This establishment was over the top clean and beautiful. We felt like we were staying at a friends house. Breakfast in the garden was not only relaxing but very appetizing. In the afternoon we relaxed poolside with complimentary wine. I would recommend the Mermaid and Alligator hands down.

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Hollywood, Florida, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had driven by this B & B many times on previous visits to Key West. In the past we had stayed on Big Pine Key or Little Torch Key and driven down for the day. Instead of rushing back at night, we decided to actually stay in KW and relax. Mermaid and the Alligator was the perfect choice. They were... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Wow, wow & wow!!! This is a great B & B. The entire staff was EXCELLENT and very accommodating. Geri & Rebecca were the BEST! We have stayed at several Inns and Hotels over the past several years in Key West and this was the BEST!!! We stayed in the Tree Top suite. It was very spacious and well appointed.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

A very good, true bed and breakfast. It is pricey and not good for children. It has a lot of character and charm, but it is impeccably well kept. Attention to detail. We stayed in the Audubon room on the ground floor and loved it.

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Centreville, Virginia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We stayed at the Mermaid and the Alligator (or as the cab drivers call it, The MermaGator) for a week at the end of July. Dean, Paul and Rebecca were fantastic and very welcoming. They had great pointers for things to do/see/eat while in Key West. The dogs were also very friendly as to be expected, just be sure to... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Loved our stay!!!! Couldn't have had a better honeymoon! So happy with every single part of this beautiful bed and breakfast. Amazing hosts, adorable dogs, delicious breakfast, lush tropical gardens. Pure relaxation environment. It was perfect!!! Had everything you need for the beach and makes all reservations for you. Goodies and snacks all throughout the day and wine served at... More

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Address: 729 Truman Avenue, Key West, FL 33040
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Location: United States > Florida > Florida Keys > Key West
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Also Known As:
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