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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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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

My wife and I traveled to Key West for our 12th anniversary and stayed at the Mermaid and Alligator because of the online reviews. It lived up to the billing. The proprietors and staff were excellent. The facilities were very nice and the breakfasts were awesome. We stayed in the Royal Poinciana room and it was charming with a private... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Booked here based on Yelp reviews - come here to find out it's ranked #1 on TripAdvisor - whoa! We picked well! Our rather short stay was excellent. Cozy, private room - lush grounds with tropical feel and a nice breakfast. The little touches and attention to detail is what probably earns The Mermaid & The Alligator its rating. Not... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was my first time to the keys and I had the pleasure of staying at the Mermaid and Alligator B & B. It is the most beautiful property I have ever stayed at. Impeccably clean. Beautifully decorated. It was like staying in a tropical paradise with the abundant trees and beautiful garden. They thought of every detail to make... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great place! Beautiful gardens with a range of seating areas, cooling pool and hammock. We stayed in the Key Lime room. Although a bit small it has everything you need. The toiletries are top quality. Really enjoyed sitting on our covered porch too. Lots of nice little touches like the free water and sodas, afternoon lemonade with cookies,... More 

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Galveston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Words cannot describe how much we enjoyed our trip to Key West and our wonderful stay at The Mermaid and The Alligator. From the minute we walked in, it was truly relaxing. It was my first stay at a Bed and Breakfast (having joked that I am normally the Bed and Breakfast at home), and I cannot wait to go... More 

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Springfield, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Dan and Paul were gracious hosts throughout our entire 4 day stay in Key West. Rebecca the concierge went above and beyond in making our stay something to remember. Our breakfasts were very tasteful to say the least! Homemade to order and something different every day including coffee, tea, assorted juices, fruit and oven fresh muffins. During our stay we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

i can't say enough about the tropical gardens, hidden treasures, cleanliness, attention to detail! And warmth! The breakfasts were lovely. Tea, coffee and fruit juices were available. The sweet Kiaha was a lovely addition. Couldn't say enough about the beauty of this home.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in the Audubon Room. Very nicely decorated, as is the rest of the house. Everything you need or didn't know you would need is provided for you. Extra touches such as umbrellas, sunscreen, bug spray are all there for you to use during your stay. Dean and Paul run a first class inn. The house is beautiful and... More 

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Lancashire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was just a wonderful place to stay. The owners have thought of everything. 2 blocks from Duvall Street the location is first class; same as the accommodation! The standard of food, cleanliness and hospitality is better than many 5* hotels - as you can tell we just loved it and will go back one day......

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I spent 4 days here at the mermaid and the alligator. It was fabulous. Cozy, beautiful, welcoming. Just loved every bit of it. Geri was very accommodating and as sweet as can be. She always called me by my name. The Audubon room was superb. Well decorated. I'm actually an Interior Designer from St. Louis MO and... More 

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