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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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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Dover, New Hampshire
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

From the first moment upon entering what I like to call the "Enchanted Garden" at this tropical guesthouse/B and B, you suddenly feel your blood pressure lower, your frame of mind become one of tranquility and you really start to feel as though you are thousands of miles away from the frozen tundra. No extravagance has been spared in creating... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is absolutely the best b & b's I've ever stayed in. The décor, the garden, the hosts and just the best. I've stayed in many beautiful rooms in my travels, but the Caribbean Queen knocked me out. Highly recommended!

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Having little time for any long vacation this year,I booked a 4 day stay In Key West and stayed at Trip Advisor no. 1 rated inn for Key West Everyone right! Truly deserves rating It's the best! Innkeepers and staff true professionals distinct! Fabulous breakfasts Amenities all first class! Bravo to all the team! Tom and Geneviève

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Brecksville, Ohio
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is our second visit to the Mermaid and the Alligator. This place perfectly strattles "shabby sheek" and casual elligance all while the staff dots every "I" and crosses every"T". It's three blocks from Duval Str which is close enough to easily walk and yet far enough away from the drone to find quiet when you wish. We've already booked... More 

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Telford, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Inn has tremendous character. The well appointed and extremely clean rooms make you feel as comfortable as being at home. The outdoor gardens and sitting areas are wonderful; relaxing and rejuvenating. Service is second to none - wonderful staff. Breakfasts are delicious! Location is perfect! All around, the nicest Inn we've ever experienced.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent the first two days of our trip to Key West at a resort at the edge of town, and then moved over to the Mermaid and the Alligator for a week. The contrast was like night and day. At the resort, it was an expensive, glorified motel with nothing included. At the M & A, we got pampered... More 

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Toms River, New Jersey
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked this great B&B based on reviews and a co workers opinion. We were not let down. This place has a calming upscale atmosphere close to all that Duval St. has to offer. They had a great breakfast every day that was substantial along with being unique.Dean and Paul the owners and Geri the manager were attentive to our... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Mermaid & Alligator for 4 nights in the Garden room. The room is located on the left of the entrance door which we first thought might meen that it would be a little louder but it wasn't. The only thing you could hear very well was the bells from the church right across the street. If... More 

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Kettering, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a wonderful place! We just returned from having a great time there! We were in the Audubon room, had a king size bed, shower,(great for my husband) and bath tub( great for me) . We could go directly outside from our room. We slied in the heated pool daily! We were so very comfortable, just hated to leave.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staying at the Mermaid & Alligator was a dream come true after I first laid my eyes on this quaint Victorian style B&B in 1989 and said to myself, someday I am going to stay there. Finally we did and we were treated like Royalty by the host and hostesses. They graciously arranged dinner reservations, bike and jet ski rentals... More 

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