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Sands of Islamorada

80051 Overseas Highway, Mile Marker 80, Islamorada, FL 33036
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Greensboro, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is an old, charming, rustic motel with a cottage feel that sits right on the water on the ocean side of Isla Morada. A few things are quite dated, but the Cuban staff keep the place maintained beautifully. It was odd to deal with a manager that speaks so little English, but we managed to communicate with little effort.... More 

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Crescent City, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved our night at this place. Cute little room with a great ceiling fan. Beautiful location. We used the pool and jacuzzi. My daughter waded out into the water. Gorgous sunset! Only thing that would have made it better would have been a breakfast included.

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Miami, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here a while back and they are really nasty. Nice place horrible staff. Only thing about the place we liked was that there was a dock to keep your boat and you could bring your dog. the management was dishonest and trashy.

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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great midway stopover or longer stay in a cottage atmosphere which harkens back to the old Florida, U.S. 1 mom and pop motels. Small, clean and location, location, location. Situated at m.m . 80, this is a convenient stop over in beautiful Islamorada. My wife and 2 teens stayed over night in extremely comfortable beds. We arrived... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Everything was fantastic. The macccaws were lovely. Room 12 had nice features. Very clean and you could watch the maccaws from the picture window. Management was very helpful, genuine, and pleasant. Pool was great. Lovey setting. Large iguanas will eat fruit from your hands.

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Orlando, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Cute place off overseas highway, right on the water, great sunrise views on their pier. Walking distance to restaurants. The grounds were clean, well manicured, the room clean. Could use a little updating, but a nice over night stay.

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Jupiter, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

I really have to hesitate to write this. I don't want it to end up being too popular! It's absolutely adorable. We were there 3 days, 2 nights for a special milestone birthday. It's clean, really cute and well maintained. The on-site managers Yeny and Alex were so nice and accommodating. Really went above and beyond. The owners are very... More 

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Fort Myers Beach, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

One of the few places in Islamorada that accepts pets. It was a great find. Great place to stay if you are staying more than 1 night. You have a small kitchen and a livingroom. The owners are very nice and keep the place very clean. My only complaint is the mattress pads on the bed. They are plastic backed... More 

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Corinth, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

My husband and I loved this little place! It's small, which is nice because there aren't too many other guests. I think have like 18 rooms total? Very relaxing property and gives you a homey feel. Our room was very clean and comfortable. The birds they have up by the main house are cool, too. My favorite part is that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

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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