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Key Lantern Motel and Blue Fin Inn

82150 Overseas Highway, PO Box 484, Islamorada, FL 33036
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West Plains, Missouri
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15 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2011

We planned on using the place as a place to sleep as we explore east and west and that is what it was supposed to be. We did plan on cooking there and It did not have the cooking utinsils claimed in the reviews. The Linens looked clean but the matresses were due to be replaced as they sagged really... More 

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Malmo, Sweden
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15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2011

We stayed in the Key Lantern Motel for two nights while diving and sightseeing in Islamorada. The place is pretty much what you would expect for the price. The room was small (the owner made this clear when I booked it though) and basic, but functional. The decoration could have been more inspiring (whitewashed cinderblock walls inside), but it seemed... More 

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Jackson, Missouri
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2011

We have stayed here for 14 years and will keep coming back. Because we spend most of our time fishing and diving, we just need a quiet, clean place to sleep. This is the perfect motel for this.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2011

Ok this is not The Ritz it's not even a Laquinta. So don't go expecting 5star service or accomadations. The room was clean and enough for our needs. We didn't do much but sleep there. The water was always hot when we needed it and the kitchen is equipped with all the basic utensils. Would I stay here again? Yea... More 

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Stuart, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2011

Great buy in a motel, not a resort. This is a great place to sleep and shower if you plan to be out and about in Islamorada or on the water during the day, or to stay overnight as you drive and tour the keys. Clean, quiet and functional rooms.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2010

My husband and I stayed for two nights, but if I hadn't paid in advance I wouldn't have stayed the second night. If you're on a budget and won't be spending too much time in your room I suppose it's the "Hidden Gem" our travel guide mentioned, but it just wasn't for me. The interior looks like it hasn't changed... More 

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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2010

Was down on Buisiness and stayed there. Clean Realaxing Laid back Motel. I was very pleased with the service of the staff. SInce I spent most of my time outside enjoying the area, a motel like this was great. If your looking for a place to hibernate in your room. This is not the place. If you are staying to... More 

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Jupiter, FL
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48 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2010

My wife and I spent two nights at this cheap motel in the heart of Islamorada and found the staff quite cordial. This, however, does not change one fact, the place is really a dump. We did have hot running water, cable TV and a working toilet, but that was about it. The guests next door, our first night, let... More 

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florida
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2010

very clean , old key west ,great service,honest owners,will go back,full kitchen

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Idaho
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2010

After reading the reviews on this place, we thought it sounded okay. Someone said "clean" and "good value". Yes, it was cheap for the area. No, it was far from clean. The room was sparse, the furnishings worn and scarred, the walls bare and filthy and the baseboards nonexistent. Come on, paint isn't that expensive! The only good thing was... More 

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