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The Mermaid & The Alligator

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729 Truman Avenue, Key West, FL 33040
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Awesome awesome awesome. We were there for the off shore boat races. Wonderful location, great host, extremely tasty breakfast . We even had our bike rental delivered. Can't wait to make a return trip. Very relaxing , centrally located, no car needed!

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Chicago, Illinois
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86 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful owners and manager ...and don't forget Caya, the dog who will welcome you in then go to sleep! Our room, The Caribbean Queen was beautiful and welcoming. Door leading outside to wrap around porch give you a great view across the street of The Basilica of St. Mary Star of the Sea Church which we attended Sunday Mass. Wine... More 

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Thank tuxedofrank
Williamsburg, Virginia, United States
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48 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our fourth visit to The Mermaid in Key West was better than ever. The owners and staff continue to provide outstanding customer service beyond expectations. The rooms are beautiful, fully appointed to provide a relaxing, laid-back experience. Breakfast was fabulous as always, and the concierge provided us with ideas for meals, entertainment and water adventures. These are true professions who... More 

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Thank Barbara B
Stirling, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great stay at the Mermaid & Alligator in January 2016. Our few days were made all the better from our lovely relaxed and luxurious surroundings. Dean, Paul and their team have thought of everything, down to beach towels and sunscreen, to help make your stay all it can be. Excellent breakfast with savoury or sweet hot offering... More 

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Thank Kari C
Nashville, Tennessee
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31 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dean, Paul, Geri and Rebecca create a welcoming place to relax and put your feet up. The breakfast is excellent. Each room is unique and beautiful. They can help you make any arrangements for dinner or events.

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Thank MaryAAAA
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43 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We return year after year to the M&A and it never fails to match up to our expectations ... we know the room will be wonderfully furnished and spotless, we know that Geri & Rebecca will be more than willing to arrange anything we want booked or organised, we know that Dean and Paul will be as friendly & hospitable... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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22 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Unfortunately we only had two nights in the beautiful bamboo room. It was impeccably clean and very spacious, bathroom a bit cramped for two but lots of room in the living space to get ready. Walked to everything, use Rebecca for reservations as she knows all the best spots and will get you the best tables and service - see... More 

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Waretown, New Jersey
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

This was our third stay at this beautiful B&B. Location - perfect (just far enough away from the maddening crowd); breakfast/late afternoon wine - beyond reproach; accommodations - 5 stars plus! My previous reviews have all revolved around the staff and owners, and this year's entry is no different. I don't want to feel as if I am staying at... More 

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New Jersey
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

My husband and I stayed at the Mermaid and the Alligator again this year and our experience was even better than last year. We stayed in the Bamboo room this time and it was like having our own little house. Geri and Rebecca went out of their way to make sure our stay was a great one. They are wonderful... More 

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London. UK
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6 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

The facilities, room, breakfast and location of this beautiful and unique guest house were perfect. Our room was beyond expectation and we were glad to be on Trumen Ave and away from the noise and clamour of Duval. However the owners didn't bother to introduce themselves to us, or ask who we were - they didn't even wish us Happy... More 

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MermaidAlligator, Owner at The Mermaid & The Alligator, responded to this review

These statements do catch us off guard as we recall nothing but frequent and pleasant conversations from the day they arrived to the final moments of their stay. Certainly each morning when the boyfriend came into the kitchen for early morning coffee to take back to the room. As well as after they returned from their early morning runs and... More 

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