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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
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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little egg harbor, nj
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2011

The Mermaid and the Alligator truly is a piece of heaven. We had a wonderful experience and plan to return every year for our anniversary! The room was beautifully decorated, in excellent condition, and the bed was great (which is a must since I have back problems). The breakfast was delicious and the ambience gorgeous. But best of all was... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2011

We stayed at this Inn for my fiancees 40th birthday. Our room was gorgeous and the staff had champagne and cake waiting in the room for my fiancee just as we had arranged. We stayed in the "Caribbean Queen" room that included our own private balcony and very large bathtub! While we were eager to explore all that Key West... More 

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Tampa, Florida
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2011

First time we stayed here and loved it! The service is wonderful, people are very friendly and the home is really pretty! There's a nice 20 person whirl pool too ~ great for cooling off after a long, hot day out in the city. We stayed in the Key Lime room which takes you through the beautiful gardens. Very cozy... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2011

This B&B is the perfect vacation spot in Key West! The grounds are impeccably maintained and the breakfast is homemade, gourmet, and delicious. The Inn Keepers were very nice and made sure that there were no disturbances to the relaxing experiences for the guests. At 5pm, there is wine in the patio! The rooms were all very cozy and the... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2011

My husband and I took a mini-break for a long weekend. We were warmly greeted by the staff upon arrival and our room on the 2nd floor was available when we checked in at 1PM. It was the Poinciana Room and it was lovely and so comfortable. We had a high 4-poster queen bed with a step stool (very helpful... More 

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Fort Myers, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2011

It was only one night but, we were in the "Treetop" suite and it hadn't rained in several months.Just as we got in that evening it began to rain and was rather romantic listening to it on the metal roof just overhead. We're Floridians and have spent a lot of time in the Keys, we highly recommend "The Mermaid &... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2011

I just loved staying at the mermaid & alligator. Its tranquility gave my vacation a sincere relaxation. I would recommend it for any out of town guests looking to be treated wih the utmost attentiveness.

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2011

I have been planning my fiance's first trip to Key West for over six months now. The Mermaid and the Alligator made a wonderful trip a truly extraordinary one! I have stayed at several Bed and Breakfasts in Key West and they have all been wonderful experiences. But nothing compares to the "MerGator!" I watched my fiance fall in love... More 

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San Marcos, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2011

This was our first time in Key West; The Mermaid and The Alligator embodies the beauty and hospitality of the island; the service is remarkable, the gardens in the courtyard impressive, and the artfully designed room (we got to stay in the Garden Room) impeccable. Our Key West experience was unforgettable, and The Mermaid and The Alligator was a huge... More 

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Denver, Colorado
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2011

The Mermaid & The Alligator is the nicest place I have ever stayed. The property is so beautiful. We loved being able to grab a water, bag, and use some sunscreen/bug spray on our way out for the day, and the beverage services and beautiful patio and communal areas on the property when we came in for the evening. Our... More 

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