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Key Lantern Motel and Blue Fin Inn

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82150 Overseas Highway, PO Box 484, Islamorada, FL 33036
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Key Lantern Motel and Blue Fin Inn
Ranked #11 of 13 Islamorada B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Fort Lauderdale, FL
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2008

I've stayed here (at both motels) many times over the years and have always found them quite inviting. This is a Mom and Pop type operation, but that is in no way demeaning. It does mean that it's friendly, quiet, pretty secure and clean. Also it means you won't be paying $200 night to stay here. The grounds are well... More

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Palma de Mallorca, Spain
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27 reviews 27 reviews
20 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2008

After reading some of the reviews for here , I was pretty apprehensive . I need not have worried , the trailer park that is mentioned , it's literally 6/8 trailers that are well maintained and lived in by local workers . Debbie who is in charge was a really nice lady , when I mentioned we had a teenager... More

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UK
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22 reviews 22 reviews
22 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2007

Just returned from the keys where we had a 2 night stay at this motel. This motel is basically two motels together - both with parking directly outside the rooms. A nice man checked us in and we were given "room 3" in the building near the office. We were horrified!!!! - the room was four grey bare brick walls,... More

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Bucks County, PA
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2007

We were allowed to check into our rooms early and were pleased with the friendly service and clean rooms. We had fished the night before and were able to freeze our catch in the small frig/freezers provided. I've never stayed anywhere that didn't have carpet so the bare floor took some getting used to. I just kept the flip flops... More

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Berlin
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2007

We booked two rooms in Key Lantern for 3 Nights in March. The rooms where absolutely clean and we found everything as expected. We paid 55 bucks per night so if you are looking for a simple clean motel in an excellent location and with very good prices i a can recommend this hotel without hesitation.

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East Coast of Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2007

Thank goodness that places like the Key Lantern still exist, because they let the frugal road-tripper pay not much more than what a good night's sleep ought to be worth. All we needed was a cheap place to flop for the night on our way to Key West, and the Key Lantern delivered beautifully. This is one of those old... More

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Rome, Italy
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16 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2007

We spent two nights in the Blue Fin Inn Motel and we took two rooms with kitchenette. My room was very big and had two queen beds, a tiny bathroom and a wooden ceiling. The room where my friends stayed in was smaller but they had a larger bathroom. Both were clean. I would definitely stay there again.

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Fort Lauderdale
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2007

I've visited these two properties for several years. It's a most enjoyable break from the rat race of Miami/Lauderdale area. Laid back, friendly, clean (not immaculate but clean) and most of all, it reflects the mind set of the Florida Keys. My girlfriend and I bring a stereo and buy some flowers and make an effeciency here our weekend retreat.... More

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Miami Beach
1 review
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2006

Ya know, some of these hotels for high prices can be just as bad as the worst hotel you have ever stayed at. My mother from California and I (Miami Beach resident) stayed at one of the two named hotels, sorry can't be sure which and it doesn't really matter). We were pleased with the price, pleased that the room... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2006

If your looking for a spa or resort, then you need not look here, But if your looking for a clean cool room then this is it. We knew we wouldn't be in our room much...just to sleep. We wanted to find a good rate so we could spend our money on other things. Like deep sea diving, fishing, and... More

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Address: 82150 Overseas Highway, PO Box 484, Islamorada, FL 33036
Location: United States > Florida > Florida Keys > Islamorada
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Key Lantern Motel And Blue Fin Hotel Islamorada

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