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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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    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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Greensburg, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2010

Key West is my favorite place for both fun and relaxation. And the Mermaid & The Alligator is the best place to stay while you are there. My wife and I have stayed in B&Bs all over the country and have enjoyed them all for one reason or another, but we enjoy the Mermaid for all the reasons. It simply... More

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Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2010

The Mermaid and the Alligator offers the perfect blend of relaxation, service and atmosphere. Kudos to the amazing staff and innkeepers! Our room was well-appointed and the bathroom gorgeous. We stayed four nights in the Audubon room. The breakfasts were delightful - the coffee was REALLY good. Thanks for the afternoon goodies and wine. I appreciated the help in arranging... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2010

I had an amazing stay...everybody says that. What most people don't say is that they had an amazing stay as a solo traveler - which makes this a very special place. Rebecca, Dean and Paul made me feel like I was coming home every night during my stay. I almost moved into the tropical jacuzzi which was a dream after... More

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West Palm Beach, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2010

Dean and Paul have given lots of attention to detail to this great bed and breakfast. It was our first visit and all the other guests were repeat visitors. It is a very warm and cozy place, with lots of tropical foliage and lovely quiet rooms. Very romantic. The staff is very helpful and knowledgeable about Key West. The Dogs... More

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Salt Lake City
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2010

Great value, fantastic service...it is like Dean & Paul thought of everything that could make your stay enjoyable and stress-free. Excellent location.

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Fort Myers, Florida, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2010

Welcoming staff and wonderful accommodations. We will definitely return!

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ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2010

My husband and I just spent 3 wonderful days in Key West and more specifically at The Mermaid and The Alligator. We were celebrating our 25th wedding anniversary and it could not have been more perfect. The house is absolutely beautiful and we are only sorry that we couldn't have stayed a few more days so we could have seen... More

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Broomall, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2010

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to the Mermaid & the Alligator. From the elegant rooms, lovely grounds, fabulous food and the outstanding staff and owners. It is a lovely place to visit. They are so willing to help you out and schedule or recommend things to do and everything they recommended to us was perfect. I would definitely go back... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2010

The house and grounds were beautiful. Old style house but with many high tech amenities. Room we stayed in and the other common areas were very spacious and we never felt overcrowded. Our host and the concierges were always ready to answer all of our questions and provide us with any suggestions. Their suggestions were excellent and seemed to fit... More

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2010

We stayed 5 nights at The Mermaid & The Alligator. Rebecca made us feel right at home when we arrived. Geri was also very helpful and suggested many things to do and places to eat. We wanted to rent bikes and she was able to have them delivered to us. The room was great. The young lady who cleaned our... 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
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Welcome to the casual elegance and style of a more relaxed age. Our beautiful circa 1904 Victorian Home, located in the heart of Old Town Key West, offers the warm hospitality of a traditional bed & breakfast while providing our guest a place to relax, enjoy the ambiance, and even shut out the rest of the world if you choose. Join us and feel at home. ... more   less 
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