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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 #3 of 96 Key West B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was a wonderful way to see Key West. The house is in the historic old part of the town and staying here was just like being house guests of old friends. We have never stayed anywhere where we felt so welcomed and comfortable. Our room was very comfortable and while the house is genuinely atmospheric and old it is... More

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Tamarac, Florida
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was looking for a place to get married and as soon as I spoke to Geri I knew this was the place. The garden was absolutely fabulous! Geri performed a nice intimate ceremony by the fountain. We stayed in the Bamboo Room and it was lovely. There is a nice front porch for you to enjoy the garden and... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A little oasis in Key West! Gorgeous grounds, comfy bed & room, delish breakfast, lovely little spa pool, awesome location, and very gracious hosts (Paul, Dean, & Geri). My favorite part of the stay was loving up Caya! What a sweet playful pup!! Can't wait to return!

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This review is way late in coming, but we had a great stay at The Mermaid & The Alligator. We stayed in the Key Lime room, which is small but was great for my wife and I. The pool was great and we took advantage of it everyday. Breakfast was awesome, as were the afternoon snacks and wine. We would... More

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Aldergrove, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was the first real stop for my husband and I on our honeymoon. We stayed in the Treetop Suite for three nights. The room was wonderfully comfortable, with beautiful wood vaulted ceilings, large tub, great shower. The concierges were very helpful in making reservations and recommendations for activities and restaurants. There were usually fresh cookies or muffins or scones... More

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Westminster, Maryland
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40 reviews 40 reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our second year in a row to stay at this amazing Bed &Breakfast. Our party of 3 adults, who stayed in the month of August, came to this oasis to celebrate our daughter's 37th birthday and our 42nd wedding anniversary. The gardens are so lush, colorful and beautifully arranged it makes you want to never leave this hide... More

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Elliottsburg, Pennsylvania
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We loved our stay so much we couldn't wait to go back! It was as lovely as last year- so relaxing. Dean and Paul were such gracious hosts and thought of all the amenities to make our vacation a dream! The breakfasts that were served were so delicious! Rebecca and Geri were wonderful concierges. They gave us wonderful recommendations for... More

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Livermore, California
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53 reviews 53 reviews
10 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

we were there a few years ago and this place was just lovely. The hosts were gracious and kind. The breakfasts were just wonderful. We could sleep in and not feel rushed. a little bit of a walk to downtown and all the restaurants. the cool dip pool is great!

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Benfleet, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

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 September 1, 2014

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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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): $$
Number of rooms: 9
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