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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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Aldergrove, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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32 reviews 32 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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 reviews 3 reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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35 reviews 35 reviews
9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A week here was the perfect holiday. It was the first holiday I had booked on my own and it lived up to expectations...and some! I felt at home, supported by two fabulous concierges who were full of brilliant ideas and my room was gorgeous.

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Miami, Florida
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

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 August 17, 2014

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
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

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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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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