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Banana Bay Resort and Marina Marathon

4590 Overseas Highway, Mile Marker 49 1/2, Marathon, FL 33050
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Banana Bay Resort and Marina Marathon
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Ranked #12 of 18 Hotels in Marathon
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    2.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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Sunrise, Florida
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The website description makes it seem so nice...don't buy into the lie, it's false. The room was filthy, the lamp was so covered in dust and dirt it was slimy. The bathroom was disgusting. The outside is filthy, trash everywhere. The foliage is unkempt and dead palm fronds/leaves everywhere. The place is under construction, but either close the place down... More 

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In April 2015 our flotilla of three boats (all in the forty foot range) left Fort Pierce Florida to travel down to our final destination, Banana Bay Resort and Marina Marathon on 4590 Overseas Highway, Marathon, FL 33050, Mile Marker 49 ½. By water turn due east at Red Marker 14 on the ICW, just north of Joe Pretty Rock... More 

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Freeland, Michigan
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The hotel is being renovated, so that is a plus. We stayed in the older section and it was fine. It was a bit run-down, but the location is great and the pool is great. We stayed here solely due to the cheap price and wasn't disappointed for the price. ALL the hotels in the Keys are a bit dodgy,... More 

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Berkley, Massachusetts
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

The web site for this hotel should be illegal, complete fraud! When you arrive you find out you are paying for the ritz and getting a flea bitten dump! There is not one building that is accurately described on their web site. It is listed as a tennis club, the court is covered in leaves and trash. The Tiki Bar... More 

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Is it the Ritz? No. Is it a Super 8? No. It's the Keys! What it is is a hotel that worked well for us. We were very satisfied. The rate was a little high for us, but not for Spring Break in the Keys. I hope people understand that there are two main buildings in this hotel. One is... More 

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This resort is in the middle of a major renovation. The work is being done near the marina and the pool. they should start work on the area we stayed in ASAP! The hall was dark and dingy. The carpet was stained. The ice machine was industrial sized and you had to shovel your ice out with an ice shovel... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Just what we needed for our week in the keys. Very nice employees, and decent hotel-style room (when in the keys, don't be fooled by the "resort" attached to everything's name, most places are just hotels and motels). The attached marina was pretty nice and there was a nice place by the water to sit and soak in some sun.... More 

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Rochester, New York
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Was a bit pricey for the room and all they didn't offer. I totally understand all the cash flow is going to the new renovated area...that's all great. But lower the price of a night stay.. it's not even close to a comparable stay at other resorts. We did actually like the pool even know that area tiki,bar,food areas were... More 

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Charles Town, West Virginia
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

The pictures on the website and the accompanying information is very misleading. The staff is friendly, major renovations are underway, and the location is convenient. Nearly every surface and piece of furniture is in such bad shape that no amount of cleaning can make it look fine to use. Ex. Broken slats on lawn chairs, rusty towels racks, stained hallway... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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103 reviews 103 reviews
6 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Being remodeled -- stay away until finished - run down with wet floors and pelting wallpaper. All kinds of promises on service and facilities but sure not here yet. THEN read the fine print on taxes and fees because they are NOT included in the quoted price.

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