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Key Lantern Motel and Blue Fin Inn

82150 Overseas Highway, PO Box 484, Islamorada, FL 33036
Key Lantern Motel and Blue Fin Inn
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Issaquah, Washington
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68 reviews 68 reviews
7 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ok, the 411 is that it is a cheap -on a budget hotel room but our room just had a disinfectant odor that would not leave the room. Our wifi never ever worked either. Clean towels provided daily. I just couldn't get past the smell. Small fridge in the room, which was nice. Sheets were clean and crisp. Tv was... More 

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Biloxi, Mississippi
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

O.K. here is the 411 on Key Lantern. We are pros when it comes to travelling the Florida Keys. We visit at least 6 times a year, sometimes as a family and sometimes as a couple. We discovered the Key Lantern and Blue Fin Inn a couple of years ago and fell in love. The prices are uber affordable (75.00... More 

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Palos Hills, Illinois
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

First off you need to reserve early for prime times. There is no pool, free breakfast, concierge,etc. What you do get is a choice of kitchenette or reg. room, fresh towels daily, friendly people in the area. The view none. The rooms are typical florida style with concrete floors and block construction. It's location puts you in the middle of... More 

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Memphis, Tennessee
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29 reviews 29 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

The motel is old, but was clean and the room was specious. The location is perfect for a visit to Islamorada or anywhere in the northern Keys. The staff was friendly and there is a great restaurant just in back of the property.

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Belleville, New Jersey
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

this place is close to everything you needed on you way to the keys after a long ride or just to hang out with the locals all places to eat are all around if you want the key west is 1/1/2 hr away great ride and view plus the people are nice that's what you want to have when you... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Room was cleaned but smelt HEAVILY of bleach, we had to air it out. The staff was very rude. When we checked out and ACCIDENTLY left a phone charger in the room, they seemed very bothered and annoyed to give me a key to go get it. The folks who checked In on both sides of us actually made us... More 

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Fort Dodge, Iowa
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

This is not your normal holiday inn. probably around the quality of a nice motel 6.but by far and away, the cheapest hotel we could find in the keys. If you have the option, spend the extra $10 per night and get the efficiency apartment. It has a full kitchen, stove, microwave and is a way bigger room. During the... More 

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Franklinville, New Jersey
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33 reviews 33 reviews
5 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

LOVE THIS PLACE! It's CLEAN, AFFORDABLE, STAFF IS FRIENDLY AND ACCOMODATING! When you are in Islamorada all you need is a shower and a clean bed, if you are looking for fancy shmancie GO ELSEWHERE. This is for people not only on a budget but for the WISE TRAVELER! I rather put my money into the KEYS ECONOMY by going... More 

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Biloxi, Mississippi
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014 via mobile

I usually stay at their sister property, Sunset Inn, and made reservation there but they over booked and moved me to the Key Lantern Inn. The room was actually lower in price and I enjoyed it even more than Sunset Inn. Room was very large with nice ammenities. The property was quite and peaceful and staff was very accomodating. I... More 

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Florida
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63 reviews 63 reviews
6 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

The nice small residential property is tucked away on the side of the road. half way to Key West. this is a great place to stay if you want to watch your fundage. the rooms are clean, bedding is clean and the management is Canadian. LOL Yes Canadians who own an inn in Florida. It's friendly, has WIFI and also... More 

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