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Harbor Lights Motel

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   84951 Overseas Highway, Islamorada, FL
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Ranked #18 of 19 hotels in Islamorada
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Tallahassee, Florida
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just checked-in, extremely underwhelmed. My husband and I received this reservation as a Christmas present. When we arrived, the elder female host was extremely rude and treated us like thieves. The room smells like bathroom cleaner, and isn't much bigger than a bathroom (that is the queen size room). The television is ancient and the furniture looks like it was... More

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3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This room was beachside with beautiful view. Bed was amazing and after a long trip it was perfect. Staff was very friendly. Our room was a little pricey and small for an old hotel but was very clean. Pool was very clean and we felt like we were in a safe environment .people had their boats docked within 50 ft... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

For being spring break, it was what we could find at a sort of reasonable price, but some of the descriptions were off. Apparently not all rooms have kitchenettes, but microwave, nor coffee maker were in our room either. Yes to mini fridge, though. Also, this property does not have a "beachfront", but rather it is on the ocean (rock... More

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Saddle River, New Jersey
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Our family of 5 from NJ couldn't wait to escape the snow/cold of Feb. We love the Keys for many reasons: #1 being its guaranteed perfect weather this time of year. This was our first time staying at Harbor Lights, which I found by surfing the net. The hotel was perfect for what we wanted: A reasonably-priced, centrally located, ocean-front... More

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58 reviews 58 reviews
35 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

Don't use hotwire to book a hotel in Islamorada or this is what you will get. The room was very clean when I checked in. The pool is oceanfront. There is nothing else positive to say. I thought paying $90/night was horrible until I learned that some people paid $169 for the room I was in. The place is held... More

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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5 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

Nobody would confuse this with a top-notch hotel, but it offers good value and is well-run, with some surprisingly nice touches. The rooms are clean, the towels fresh and plentiful, and the bathroom amenities were a very nice touch. The hotel needs some major work done. It needs a general facelift and remodel, and an elevator would be great, specially... More

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Vienna
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

I do not recommend this hotel. I made a reservation through booking.com followed by a cancellation less than 3 hours later that I made by mistake. When I called the hotel to ask if the reservation could be reactivated they said they could not as I went through the booking.com website. When I called the booking.com web site and they... More

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Vail, Arizona, United States
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

Holes in the wall. Unhelpful staff. Nice views. Good pool. Nice pillows. The rooms were very small. The bathroom needed to be redone. No hair dryer. Room was not ready when promised. Wouldn't let us check in even though room was paid for by us but in my daughter's name who we had to pick up from Miami and wouldn't... More

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St. Petersburg, Florida
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

Loose tiles on steps with no rail - dangerous! Cable service did not work. All lights were unplugged. And only one worked when plugged in. Toilet ran constantly. Shower did not work. Nothing would make it the shower even dribble water. No room phone. Office closed when we walked down there. So we complained at checkout and the owner threatened... More

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Oakland Park, Florida
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

First, if you risk all by staying here get a confirmation price in writting. The clerk/owner will lie in order to over charge you when you check out. The room: Nothing has changed since Pres. Regan was in office (1980's) Every appliance was full of rust, the carpet were disgusting, the showers appear to have low pressure and the water... More

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HarborLightsMotel, Manager at Harbor Lights Motel, responded to this review

We are fortunate to have the opportunity to respond to this review. This gentleman checked into the hotel, signed his bill with the total charges outlined to the penny. When he came to check out, we asked how everything was and he said it was "great" or something close to that effect. When we presented him with the final bill... More

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Additional Information about Harbor Lights Motel

Also Known As:
Harbor Lights Hotel Islamorada
Address: 84951 Overseas Highway, Islamorada, FL
Location: United States > Florida > Florida Keys > Islamorada
Amenities:
Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #18 of 19 hotels in Islamorada
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Harbor Lights Motel 2*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Welcome to Harbor Lights Motel in the gorgeous Florida Keys. We are located at Mile Marker 85, which is right in the middle of the best fishing, diving, dining and entertainment in the area. The motel offers standard rooms, efficiencies and cottages. All our guests enjoy the fabulous water views, free boat ramp, dock, barbecue area, private tropical pool and beach. ... more   less 
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