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729 Truman Avenue, Key West, FL 33040
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The Mermaid & The Alligator
Ranked #3 of 97 Key West B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2011

We loved this place! The room was beautifully decorated and immaculately clean. Breakfast was wonderful each day and the service was outstanding. The location on Truman Ave was great -- away from the rowdiness but close enough to walk just about anywhere. Paul and Dean are very gracious hosts and their staff, especially Rebecca and Geri, helped make our stay... More

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New Paltz, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2011

this small inn is in a class by itself -- it's incredibly private feeling and magical. the proprietors are wonderful and suggested restaurants and excursions which all turned out to be exceptional! it's a perfect spot for couples -- very romantic! i wouldn't recommend it for kids (not sure they even allow kids), because the atmosphere is "quiet and serene".... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2011

My husband and I travelled from Pennsylvania to fabulous Key West and the Mermaid and the Alligator. I was so impressed with the photos I saw on their website, but no photo can capture the beautiful essence of this B&B. We truly felt as if we had arrived in paradise. Our hosts, Dean and Paul, were so wonderful, friendly, helpful... More

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Gaithersburg, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2011

I surprised my wife with a trip to Key West for her 40th Birthday. We stayed at The Mermaid & The Alligator B&B at the recommendation of my father-in-law who stays there annually. We absolutely loved it!! The house is beautifully decorated and the service is first-class. The breakfast each morning was delicious. The location is conveniently within walking distance... More

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Carmarthen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2011

Our second visit to this wonderful home was just as amazing as we remembered. The room was spotless and charming while Rebecca and Geri's concierge service was 5 star. We met both owners, Dean and Paul, who create an intimate and relaxing environment for their guests. Nothing is too much trouble for any of the staff who are able to... More

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Rochester Hills, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2011

My wife spent a lot of time investigating beautiful accomodations for our winter vacation in Key West - and nailed it. The innkeepers (Paul and Dean) and their wonderful staff made sure that we received the best service imaginable in the idyllic setting of the Mermaid and the Alligator. The gardens, the house, the flora, the ambiance, the food, the... More

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Monroe, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2011

We stayed at Mermaid and Alligator for 4 nights. The Caribbean Queen Suite was fabulous! Our room was spacious, well appointed and comfortable. The balcony that led out to the front, overlooking Truman Ave,was a great place to relax and drink our morning coffee. The staff/owners were so great! It was almost like they appeared when you needed something, We... More

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California, MD
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2011

My husband and I stayed in the Treetop Suite for our honeymoon. Everything about our stay was fantastic. The room was well decorated and very private. The breakfasts in the garden were delicious and the 5:00 wine hour was a nice touch. The staff at the Mermaid and the Alligator have thought of everything. We can't wait for our next... More

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2011

The Mermaid & The Alligator was perfect, with Dean and Paul having mastered the art of giving their guests what they need, even before the guest knows they need it. They pay great attention to detail in every respect, from a tastefully decorated environment, to complimentary sunscreen (for a fishing trip they arranged for us), to a delicious breakfast to... More

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Robbinsdale, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2011

We could only spend one night but this would be our choice if we'd return to Key West. Relaxing, beautiful gardens in a community that can be nerve racking at times and a staff that was very helpful in booking a sailing/snorkling activity as well as recommendations on local restaurants. I loved our room that was on the top floor... 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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