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Ocean House

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82885 Old Highway, Islamorada, FL 33036 (Formerly Ocean Dawn Suites)
Ocean House
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is not your typical tropical resort for great reasons. From the moment we arrived at the Ocean House to the day we checked out, we were consistently impressed with the overall experience at this beautiful, luxurious, serene property. Upon arrival, we were met by Suzanne who greeted us with cold drinks and a comfy chair on the office patio.... More 

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keystothegarden, Manager at Ocean House, responded to this review

We are extremely pleased with your extensive review regarding your stay at Ocean House and for letting other travelers know of your experience here. It sounds like you were able to try out all of our included amenities. Especially glad you liked our Malin & Goetz bath products! We pride ourselves in our setting, a small sized resort which allows... More 

Jupiter, Florida
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96 reviews 96 reviews
43 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

had a fabulous two day break here. If you want a quiet couples place this is it. Great location and service. No restaurant facility but we had lunch and dinner catered on the beach.... Lunch was the best grouper Reuben ever and dinner was fine dining from the local Chef Michaels resto.....all on the private beach Very highly recommend even... More 

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keystothegarden, Manager at Ocean House, responded to this review

More of our quests should take advantage of our catering service. We cater in food from 3 of the finest restaurants in Islamorada. No traffic to contend with and a peaceful, quiet setting to enjoy your meal. Thank you for letting other travelers know of your stay at Ocean House. We hope to see you back when you are ready... More 

Dix Hills, New York
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful, quiet and luxurious hotel. The room and grounds were simply gorgeous! My husband, myself and our two older sons enjoyed the peace and beauty here. The room was comfortable and clean and had great little extras. The staff was so accommodating! My husband and I enjoyed sipping our freshly ground coffee, early in the morning, at the tip of... More 

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keystothegarden, Manager at Ocean House, responded to this review

Absolutely thrilled that your entire family enjoyed your stay at Ocean House. It is some of those little extras that set us a bit above the other resorts in Islamorada. Freshly ground coffee is the best way to start a day, especially on the point of our beach! Come back when you need to ‘unplug”, we will be here ready... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This beautiful eight room hotel has been remodeled and refurbished beautifully.A great location in Islamorada my favorite key of the Florida Keys. You start your mornings with freshly ground coffee and fresh cream and breakfast is delivered to your room either on the bottom floor overlooking the garden or the top floor overlooking the ocean.kayaking and bicycles are available as... More 

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keystothegarden, Manager at Ocean House, responded to this review

Thank you for informing other travelers about your stay at Ocean House. Our fresh ground coffee and continental breakfast is a great way to start your day, especially when you can eat breakfast in your pajamas overlooking our beautiful gardens! All of our amenities are included in the nightly fee for your room. We feel our guests deserve to use... More 

Marlborough, Massachusetts
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47 reviews 47 reviews
16 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I recently spent a week at Ocean House and what a peaceful, relaxing and tranquil week it was. If you're looking for a lively, social place to stay this isn't it and that's why we Loved it! The staff (Ellen, Charles, Todd, Bob) were excellent. The housekeeping staff was the Best I have seen anywhere, I can't... More 

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keystothegarden, Manager at Ocean House, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words! Delighted that we were able to provide the peaceful, relaxing environment you were seeking for your vacation. I do have a wonderful staff, all employees from the landscape guys, housekeeping, maintenance, concierge and front desk personnel do all they can to make every guests stay as perfect as it can be. So nice of... More 

Rowley, Massachusetts
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are looking for a pristine, quiet, romantic getaway in the Florida Keys, this Is your place! Lovely property, excellent service by all staff and the rooms are ocean View with small kitchen. Amenities include free breakfast, snacks, kayaking bikes and Beautiful gardens. We will definitely return!

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keystothegarden, Manager at Ocean House, responded to this review

Thank you for letting other travelers know about your experience at Ocean House. We work diligently at keeping our grounds in pristine condition to be enjoyed by our guests. The staff is dedicated to making sure everyone that visits has everything they need to enhance their vacation. All of our amenities are free to our guests. We have no added... More 

Fairfield, Connecticut
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everything about Ocean House is excellent! The staff is outstanding and willing to help in any way to make your stay fabulous! The location is excellent with a beautiful view of the Atlantic Ocean, gorgeous landscaping, salt water pool with private cabanas. We were able to use the kayaks and see more of the area from the water. Our room... More 

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keystothegarden, Manager at Ocean House, responded to this review

Thank you for your 5 star rating! We strive to make every guests stay at Ocean House exceptional and quite glad that we succeeded! Our location on the Atlantic Ocean does afford us wonderful ocean views and sunrises. Getting out on the Ocean using our complementary kayaks allows for added Keys exploration. Our setting is fairly unique as we pay... More 

Brooklyn, New York
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our three night stay in March was just fabulous. The arrival gracious welcome set the mood for a wonderful experience. A glass of wine at checkin is a nice touch by Ellen , who then gave us a property tour and insured our second floor "Sand Bar" room was ready. Other staff assisted with luggage , filled our ice bucket... More 

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keystothegarden, Manager at Ocean House, responded to this review

At Ocean House we strive to ensure each and every guest has a “perfect” vacation experience from the moment they arrive until departure. A cool refreshing beverage upon check-in after a day of travel is just one of those little things we do that helps our arriving guests start the relaxation process. A property tour helps acquaint all arrivals with... More 

Denver, Colorado
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our good friends stayed here. It is a lovely property. We were renting a home nearby and our friends asked us to meet them for a glass of wine near the pool before going out to dinner. The manager would not allow us to join our friends. His explanation was that he didn't want to us to intrude upon the... More 

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keystothegarden, Owner at Ocean House, responded to this review

We feel bad about your experience, especially since your friends, who were guests at our hotel, enjoyed themselves very much. However, your review highlights an essential feature we take very seriously, which is the intimacy and privacy of the property. We only have eight rooms and have carefully designed the site amenities to accommodate those guests who are staying at... More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you want a peaceful and relaxing vacation, this is the place for you. My husband and I stayed in a room on the 2nd level for two nights and the lower level for another two nights. The lower level patio was a bit more private, the view was great from either. Although you cannot see the ocean from the... More 

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keystothegarden, Manager at Ocean House, responded to this review

We are delighted that you thoroughly enjoyed your vacation at Ocean House and that you experienced a lot of what Islamorada has to offer travelers. We thank you for your kind words and sharing your experience here with other travelers. Hope to see you back when you are ready for some more relaxation! More 

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