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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 #1 of 94 Key West B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Waretown, New Jersey
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84 reviews 84 reviews
9 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

My husband and I stayed here last year and spent a good amount of time counting down the days until our return trip! Was it as good as we remembered? Even better! After speaking with friends and new acquaintances in the Keys, we have decided that a better value cannot be found. The comfortable, clean, welcoming surroundings; the staff who... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

We have visited Key West for the last 20 years. We have stayed at hotels, B & Bs and rented houses for extended periods of time. This is the best accommodations in Key West. It is one of the best on the world, but since you are reading this I assume you are only interested in how it rates in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Very nice bed and breakfast Inn, just what my wife and I had hoped for. Good location, about two blocks from Duval Street. The owners kept to themselves but were always ready to provide information regarding restaurants and the Kew West area.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

We just returned from a 4-night stay at this lovely B&B. We were there with two other couples and we all found that it was the perfect spot for all of us to be together in one place. We were able to sit about in the courtyard when we wanted to, and drink our wine and eat our food in... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

This truly was a wonderfully appointed lodging. Nothing was lacking from the comfortable rooms, food, surroundings and friendly informative hosts. Outdoor gardens were a perfect place to eat and relax. Easy walking distance to Old Town, bike rental and trolley. Perfect vacation!

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

You know how you remember a place so fondly that you are actually disappointed when you return and it doesn't live up to your memories? Well, you don't have to worry about that happening at this wonderful bed and breakfast. We just returned from our second visit in a year, and needless to say, this trip was just as wonderful,... More 

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Walkern, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

A heavenly garden, beautiful and tasteful decor throughout. Extremely helpful staff and a lovely black flatcoat retriever to welcome us. Who could want more. It felt like we had stepped into another world. Didn't want to leave!

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Berlin, New Jersey
15 reviews 15 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

....an unforgettable vacation! My wife and me just came back from our first trip to Key West, and a four night stay at the Tree top suite at the Mermaid and the Alligator, and I can not see how we are going to top that on our future trips to KW. Everything from the location, the decoration of the house,... More 

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Pensacola, Florida, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

The owners and staff at The Mermaid & The Alligator could not have been more accommodating. The setting is lush and tropical. The home is beautifully furnished and updated and we were encouraged to enjoy it as if it were our own home. My sister and I felt so pampered. They had parking for our vehicle and we were able... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
20 reviews 20 reviews
6 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

4 nights here at the end of a 2000 mile road trip from Texas... and what a perfect end. Can't say enough good things about this place. The welcome tour of the beautiful house, the SO tastefully decorated room with lovely balcony (Sun Room) and perfect touches like hand scrub, luxury toiletries, sleep sound system, the plunge pool to relax... 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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The Mermaid And The Alligator
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