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Royal Hawaiian Motel / Botel

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12020 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050
Royal Hawaiian Motel / Botel
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

To put it simple if you and your family are vacationing Marathon Fl this is the place to stay. Friendly owners with knowledge of the area that can give you ideas on where to go to enjoy the many sights. Great customer and overall service. The rooms and grounds are impeccably clean. My family and I stayed 4 nights and... More 

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Jupiter, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The room was clean and comfortable.Staff was friendly.Quiet place close to resturants and shopping.Loved it!!II enjoy coming to the keys several times a year and always like the small private owned motels over the big name places.Front desk peole were friendly and courteous and very knowledgeable and helpful.I highly recommend this place to everyone.Loved it!!

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Ontario's Highlands, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed at the Royal Hawaiian Motel in Marathon for 2 nights in Feb. We booked it based on other reviews and were not disappointed. An old style motel, but very clean and the management was wonderful.We were able to hop on the local bus to Key West right beside the motel for $4.00 each way . Great way to get... More 

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South Florida, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I have stayed many here many times. I am very excited, we just reserved our week in July. This is such a clean, friendly and small and quaint place to stay. If you have a boat there is no place better, open up your sliding door and there is your boat. The pool is inviting, the BBQ... More 

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Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a wonderful time visiting the Keys and found this motel to be great location for our adventures. The rooms were clean and the owners extremely accommodating and helpful. The manatees in the channel outside our room were amazing!

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St. Catharines, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015 via mobile

What a quaint throwback to old Florida! We booked well ahead and still had to accomodate their openings. If you are looking for the typical modern style hotel with amenities don't book here. But if you want a taste of the 50s and 60s Florida Keys lifestyle then this is the place for you. Step out your patio doors onto... More 

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Cleveland, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

My husband and I were looking for one nights lodging on our way to Key West. We happened upon this Motel/Botel. Steve and Kim were very welcoming and the price was very good considering locale and amenities. It was clean and quiet with wonderful photo ops. We were not in a hurry to get any where so we did some... More 

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Roselle, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

This little motel is a must stay if you are bringing a boat to the Florida Keys. The boat is only 5 feet from the room just outside the patio door. I just got done spending the entire month of January in a kitchenette unit.. The motel managers Steve and Kim were fantastic. From the time we arrived until the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

We spent the last few days of our vacation here. The room was very clean and it was great to have the kitchen to make meals. We would sit out at the picnic I-BBQ seating area to relax or read and talk with other guests. We would open the sliding glass doors to view the water or sit out on... More 

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Jupiter, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

We have been staying at the Royal Hawaiian for over 20 years, with the same owners. Love the place, the location, boat ramp and the kitchenette. It is always clean and the hotel staff has always been friendly and accomodating. We go about 3 times a year and never stay anywhere else. Be back in March 2015. See you soon,... More 

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