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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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Miami, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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 1 week ago

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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61 reviews 61 reviews
18 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Jacksonville Beach, Florida
4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I have stayed at The Mermaid & The Alligator twice since 2008. I could not imagine a more romantic or more beautiful place to stay in Key West, or anywhere else for that matter! The attention to detail that Paul and Dean show in every aspect of service, charm and hospitality at their splendid B&B is remarkable.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We paid a pretty penny for this place and it was definitely worth it! They got this bed and breakfast thing down. The owners and staff pay attention to detail and they think of everything. From extra sunscreens, bug sprays, and towels to use off property, to cake or cookies and wine in the afternoons, to extra toiletries on the... More

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Glenrothes, Scotland
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26 reviews 26 reviews
18 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved every minute of our stay here and would highly recommend it to anyone visiting Key West. What makes it stand out is the friendliness of all the staff (special mention here for Rebecca who welcomed us and Geri who could not have been more helpful throughout our stay) and the attention to detail - from the outstanding breakfasts,... 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:
The Mermaid & The Alligator Hotel Key West
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Welcome to the casual elegance and style of a more relaxed age. Our beautiful circa 1904 Victorian Home, located in the heart of Old Town Key West, offers the warm hospitality of a traditional bed & breakfast while providing our guest a place to relax, enjoy the ambiance, and even shut out the rest of the world if you choose. Join us and feel at home. ... more   less 
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