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Sands of Islamorada

Certificate of Excellence
80051 Overseas Highway, Mile Marker 80, Islamorada, FL 33036
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Ranked #11 of 20 Hotels in Islamorada
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent a fun weekend here with my cousin. The resort is made up of vintage, but very well maintained cottage-like suites. The grounds are very well groomed, and there is plenty of docking and seating by the water. Besides the views and the location, the best part of the Sands are the owners! They are warm and welcoming, and are... More 

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Franklin, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

We (2 adults 1teen 2 kids) only stayed one night but loved this little place! We stayed in room 11, which is closest to the office and road so no view but who cares, it's a short lovely stroll to the water. Room 11 is a nice size with 2 full beds, and a couch, table, refrigerator in seperate sitting... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Loved It!!!!! Dying to go back :) The atmosphere was breathtaking and the hotel was beautiful and very clean. Loved the fact that It had a mini kitchen. Also the entire staff was nice, very helpful and friendly. I didn't want to leave and can not wait to go back!! - Iliana C. -

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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26 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We found this small inn by accident and were astonished at the lovely setting. We stayed in unit 19 which is an upper level ocean view room - one of only nine units and only two with direct ocean views. It had an enclosed wraparound deck with a hammock and table/chairs to watch the sunset and sunrise. The bathroom was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Loved the little hotel!! The price was nice.. Had to hunt down extras..toiletries and coffee...Loved the parrots and the family of iguanas at the next property over.The sunrises were amazing!! and the flowers were beautiful on the property.I would stay here again!!

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Staten Island, New York
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4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015 via mobile

This hotel is perfect for fishermen with boats. Also it is pet friendly place. So keep these two things in mind. The nearest beach is within 40 miles from the hotel. Our room had two queen size beds cramped in next to each other in a small space within about two feet between them. There is no kitchen sink and... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Yani and her husband made this an amazing adventure for our first trip to the Keys. Wonderful view, fantastic sunrises, great hot tub and pool, quaint, fun and beautiful rooms...Best memories to bring home with us. Thank you. We still rave about our time at the Sands. Incredible palm trees made sunrises magical from our bedroom and balcony. We still... More 

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Lake Worth, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

The couple running the resort is absolutely lovely and go out of their way to make you comfortable. They even took items out of their home for our use while we were there. The studio apartment we rented was very comfortable and large enough for 5 of us and our dog! Cooked most meals there for 3 days with no... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Next to the highway 1 to/from key west. Good location. Oupost (grocery) and laundry nearby. View to the ocean is great! With a little pier at the back of the hotel. Also swimming pool and hot tube. Not busy. Staff friendly and helpfull. Pet friendly (if you like!). Rooms ok with 2 double beds. Fridge, microwave, glasses, toaster. Good shower.... More 

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Stuart, FL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We fell in the love with the Sands of Islamorada. Stay away from the cookie cutter hotels (mainstream) and stay in a mom and pop motel when you go to the Keys. You will enjoy the stay much more. This hotel is right on the water with a pier, a pool, a jucuzzi, and a sandy area with chairs and... More 

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