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Tropical Cottages

243-61st Street Gulf, Marathon, FL 33050
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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St. Petersburg, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Cute, cozy individual cottages. BUT, active pharaoh ants in bathroom on counter and towels which were on shelf above counter. Could see outside around entry door, allowing outside critters/bugs in when lights on inside. TV was 13"...had to sit on edge of bed to comfortably "see" the TV. No ice on property, advised to go to McDonald's and buy a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff is very nice and helpful. Our room was clean and unique. We loved it. The grounds are well taken care of and beautiful. I can't imagine a better place to stay in the Keys. The room did have a very small TV. So if you are looking for a room to watch TV in, this might not be... More 

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Boyne City, Michigan
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It has been awhile, but I see the place has not changed. If you want to get out of the rain so you don't get wet this is the place maybe. Get what you pay for maybe. This place is run down. I will never stay here again. Many electrical problems in these cabins. I feel this is an accident... More 

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Hancock, New York
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cottage was cute and what we expected for the price. We arrived after the office closed.....our door was to be left unlocked with the keys inside. The door was locked (Hubby opened it with his pocket knife). When we got into bed about midnight, there was hair and sand in the sheets! We slept on top of the top sheet!... More 

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New Hope, Pennsylvania
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My friend and I stayed in one of the cabins for two nights on 4/19-4/21/15. We were offered a complimentary upgrade to a bigger cabin. That was a wonderful surprise. The room was tastefully decorated and clean. Our only complaint was that house keeping did not come to our room the first night. I'm not sure if that was an... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

I don't want to deter anyone from staying here as the staff are beyond pleasant and helpful. It's definitely not fancy and there's no pool, bar, etc.. We stayed for a night on the way down to key west. We had room 11 originally, but the bathroom was completely outside (and it was 90 degree) and the fan didn't work.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 via mobile

Staff were wonderful, friendly and very helpful. We got an upgrade offered to us the very first night with no extra charge. The rooms were clean and cozy, although we were not sure about the outside shower at first, it turned out to be great. Would recommend these cottages for a nice vacation.

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New York City, New York
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5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015 via mobile

Don't know where to starts !! As we arrived an airplane was landing above us and all you can hear is the loud noisy from the airport .. We arrived pretty early at 11 am and couldn't check in until our rooms where ready , the " tiki bar" , which is really not a bar because they don't serve... More 

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Durham, North Carolina
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4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

More than any other place we stayed in March: Tropical Cottages was a home. The TiKi bar is not really an open bar. However; it's YOUR bar. And we made use of the TiKi hut to meet others staying there. Where we played game, mixed drinks, and swapped car stories with other travelers. We stayed in #9. A queen bed... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Stayed in a (very) old mobilehome called a "suite" ;-) One hour drive from Key West. Cosy bar. Quiet and easy to find. Five minuttes drive from the beautiful Sombrero Beach. Only fastfood restaurants in the area.

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