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Tropical Cottages

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   243-61st Street Gulf, Marathon, FL 33050
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Ranked #8 of 15 hotels in Marathon
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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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
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Belleville, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Like so many other reviews already written, which unfortunately I read when I returned home, Tropical Cottages in Marathon seems to still be getting away with the same shoddy practices and deliberately misleading advertising that characterize many of the reviews given in the past couple of months. My own experience was to have paid in excess of $200 a day... More

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I stayed at Cabin #4. Accommodations were adequate but not fancy. A great setup for a fisherman or fisher woman. The cottages were cute and roomy. The front desk clerk was very helpful and friendly. He informed us of the places to visit during our stay. It is off the beaten path but great for a little... More

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Livonia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Price to stay here was too high. If you just need a place to lay your head for one night, go for it. If you're looking for a place to hang out and enjoy the property, go elsewhere. There is absolutely nothing to do on the grounds! The tiki bar was no longer in service. There is no beach or... More

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Schenectady, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked this hotel in Priceline which was 2star rated but didn't expect it so bad. The office opens only at 9pm,no breakfast, no drinking water facility,A/C runs in bathroom n u need to leave d door opened for air to flow,no pressing option,no closets or full sized dressing mirror. I booked only for a night's stay not finding good... More

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mgmdc
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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in Cottage #9 in early March. This property is very, very sad. It may have been cute once, and I love the idea, but the cottage we stayed in was a dump. The curtains over the front door were shredded, what I presume was the smoke detector had been ripped from the wall, it was dirty, and the... More

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Casselberry, Florida
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3 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Completely underwhelming and in some ways just gross. We stayed in Cottage 1, but we were turned off the moment we arrived on the property. Everything just seems generally unkept. Our cottage was dirty, there were tears in the fabric on the couch, the mattress in the bedroom was so old and worn out that it was sagging in the... More

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South Lyon, Michigan
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14 hotel reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

No pool, no view, pathetic dump of a place! I can see how the pictures on the website could fool people into thinking ah, what a cute tropical looking place'. But DO NOT BE FOOLED. The rates are high $150-$250 a night. FOR WHAT? The location is a back street off the major US-1 with tons of trucks and noisy... More

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Brooklyn, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

We stayed in Cottage #2 and was appalled at the lack of water pressure and spotted bugs in the place. The running water was hardly acceptable and when attempting to reach the 24 hour emergency line we received no such help or even a call back. After attempting the 24 hour emergency line and leaving a message on the main... More

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Brooklyn, New York
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

If you enjoy paying 150+ for a small cabin with no running water in the bathroom or kitchen and beetles crawling around the floor, then by all means stay here. The guy from Michigan who checked us in was friendly and the only positive part of our stay here.

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Miami, Florida
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Cottage #5..... Shower backed up & never drained, so we had to shower in 2+ inches of water at all times Toilet backed up & would not flush/was leaking onto bathroom floor. ( obvious plumbing issues in bathroom) Kitchen sink leaked, so we had to stop that with the towels they provided. The ac unite dripped onto back of TV... More

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Also Known As:
Tropical Cottages Hotel
Tropical Cottages Hotel Marathon
Address: 243-61st Street Gulf, Marathon, FL 33050
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Location: United States > Florida > Florida Keys > Marathon
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites
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Ranked #8 of 15 hotels in Marathon
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Tropical Cottages 2*
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