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Amara Cay Resort

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80001 Overseas Highway, Islamorada, FL 33036 (Formerly The Islamorada Resort)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Fantastic place, management has covered all details to make this place in the middle of the keys a paradise to enjoy, rooms are simply fantastic. All staff is very courteous and always eager to help, the food is just one of the many things to enjoy and to peacefully have a drink served by this young extremely helpful drink blender... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The hotel was lovely in many respects - the lobby is airy and inviting to guests, the rooms are comfortable, the hotel-supplied transportation very good and the pool and beach facilities were nice. However, we do have a few pieces of advice for the hotel. One - It was fairly empty during our stay, so it would have made a... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We found this hotel when we were looking for a different Key to visit on a holiday to visit family that live in Florida. Although the outside of the building doesn't give an impression of luxury, on entering the reception we were pleasently surprised. The lounge area decor was lovely and unique. We had a spacious room with an on-suite... More 

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Room was beautiful with lovely beds and a great bathroom. The pool area was nice and the beach area was also lovely. Perfect location on beautiful islamadora too. The only bad point was that the resteraunt was a little overpriced for the quality of food. Otherwise an excellent resort.

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Kara L, General Manager at Amara Cay Resort, responded to this review

Good afternoon Joe M, Thank you for taking a moment to review the resort from your most recent stay. I am so glad that you enjoyed the resort and Islamorada! Also thank you for the feedback on the restaurant we always appreciate all feedback. Look forward to having you back to Amara Cay. Warm Wishes, Kara More 

Boca Raton, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Saw the article on the hotel in the Miami Herald. Drove down for the day. The renovated areas of the hotel were nice. Chatted with the head chef and the menu looked good. Front desk staff and including Dave were courteous and helpful. A couple of things; 1) this should be a non smoking hotel, guests were smoking poolside which... More 

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Kara L, General Manager at Amara Cay Resort, responded to this review

Good afternoon Sid, Thank you so much for your review from your recent. I appreciate everything that you mentioned from the staff, Dave is great to the restaurant to the rooms. We are always looking at ways to improve and make each of our guests stays more memorable and your suggestions were spot on. I hope that you will continue... More 

Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had just got off a cruise and wanted somewhere to just relax for the night and check out the Keys since we were so close, before heading home. Our cruise was amazing, but our vacation continued to be even more amazing by going down and staying at this resort. Dave, the concierge recommended several things for us to do... More 

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Kara L, General Manager at Amara Cay Resort, responded to this review

Good afternoon Casap71, Wow a cruise and a vacation to Islamorada, what a fantastic summer trip! We are thrilled to know that you had such a great time at the resort and that the staff was lovely and helpful especially Dave, we will pass along the praise. Seamonkeys on site is a wonderful addition to the resort and I am... More 

Treasure Beach, Jamaica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Looking for a new weekend destination, found it, new decorated rooms, wonderful tile floors, bathrooms, up grade to a pool view, nice and helpful staff, crispy linen and plush towels, always fresh pool towels.The Poolbar with the fastest Barkeeper Mr.Red, the perfect Breakfast, finally I found a Breakfastpotato what I really enjoyed, good quality bacon, sausages, not swimming in old... More 

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Kara L, General Manager at Amara Cay Resort, responded to this review

Good afternoon owner MB, Two great reviews on the resort and Oltremare, thank you so very much!!! I am so glad that you enjoyed your time with us. Red is a great asset to our team and I am glad you enjoyed some time with him outside at Sparrows. I look forward to having you guys back again and I... More 

Richmond, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked a two night stay at the Amara based on the majority of the reviews here (we can't understand why some people are so negative). This was a simply beautiful newly renovated hotel. The rooms are huge and have awesome hardwood floors which as so cool on the feet. The quality of bedding and linens is 5 star and... More 

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Kara L, General Manager at Amara Cay Resort, responded to this review

Good afternoon efg1960, What a nice review on your most recent stay! I really appreciate all the kind words about the resort and especially the staff. We agree that the linens are so comfortable and I am happy that you were able to enjoy them as well. And the floors, they are actually tile that is made to look like... More 

Titusville, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I can't believe that I was able to steal this quality of a room on Bookit.com for the price I paid. The room was spotless and well decorated, the lobby was amazing as was the pool side. We were able to see two nurse sharks at the boat area. I would stay here time and time again. Only complaint, no... More 

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Kara L, General Manager at Amara Cay Resort, responded to this review

Good afternoon eatlocalbuylocal, Love the handle name by the way :) Thank you for choosing to stay with us and thank you for such a great review. I am so glad that you found the resort so lovely and that is pretty cool about the nurse sharks, I haven't seen any in a few years out there. I hope that... More 

Iowa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amara Cay has been renovated into a chic style hotel. The room was very nice and spacious. We had a 2 double, ocean view suite. The living room was huge and felt like some furniture was on back order. The kids could do gymnastics in all of the empty space. Beds were great and we loved the balconies although only... More 

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