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Royal Hawaiian Motel / Botel

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12020 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050
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29 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We'll come again and tell our friends who are going to the Keys. This renovated motel/boatel was $75 cheaper than the new sterile chain motel down the road. Kim will do you right ... the TripAdvisor All Star reviews tell it like it is. Public bus stop with senior rates to Key West is a block away.

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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Easy to miss but you'll be glad to stumble upon it. Very clean family friendly place. Kim and Steve make you feel very welcome. The only down side is its a bit of a haul to most of the main attractions, and the beach is not in walking distance.

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Thank Jason F
North Wildwood, New Jersey
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

Kim and Steve are the Best. They made us feel like family so down to earth. We started saving for next year's vacation. We are coming back same place same time. We are counting the days till we get to stay at this wonderful motel. They keep the rooms and pool and grounds so clean and neat.

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Sarasota, Florida
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22 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015

This is by far the best place to stay in all of the Keys if you own a boat. The managers, Steve and Kim, treated us like family. Helpful, cheerful, and always available, they make the place my #1 destination.

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South Florida, Florida
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10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 via mobile

We always enjoy staying at the Royal Hawaiian! Great rooms, walk outside into your boat, literally right outside your door. So glad to have Steve and Kim, Managers here. Whatever you need they are always right there. Ron and I feel like we came on vacation and made 2 new friends. The rooms are typical Keys rooms, very clean and... More 

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Ulmer, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

The owners were very friendly and offered great advice regarding where to go and what to do. The rooms were very clean and well maintained. Very affordable with a nice view of the ocean. Conveniently located to everything the Keys have to offer.

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10 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

We stayed at the Royal Hawaiian July 2015 and it was great. If you are a boater-fisherman, this is the place for you. The location is optimal, right off the Vaca Cut so both the Atlantic and Gulf are easily accessible. The boat was kept right on the canal just outside our door. The rooms are very clean and the... More 

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Naples, Florida
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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

My partner and I wanted to take our 15' aluminum boat with us on vacation, so we decided on the Royal Hawaiin Motel/Botel. Great people running this location with excellent services. The price was fantastic and being able to open our sliding door and walk to our boat and go out fishing was so AWESOME. We will definitely go there... More 

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Central Florida, Florida
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Staying at the Royal Hawaiian Botel was like home away from home. My husband, myself and 2 children ages 8 and 9 stayed in a kitchenette. We were in Marathon to fish and relax. Our boat was directly outside our door. The room was super clean, and contained everything we needed for a family of 4 to prepare meals and... More 

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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 via mobile

A friend and I stayed here for a week at the end of June 2015. Excellent location for fishing access to the bay or reef. My boat was only two steps out the sliding glass door. Room was perfectly cleaned each day when we returned from the water. The management on site were very helpful and super friendly.

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