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Banana Bay Resort and Marina Marathon

2.5 of 5 Small Hotel   |   4590 Overseas Highway, Mile Marker 49 1/2, Marathon, FL 33050
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Ranked #15 of 20 Marathon B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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parrish,fl34219
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The banana bay resort is older but has character. I stayed there in march and got the last room available which just happened to have a fantastic view straight out onto the gulf.I would;t suggest this place if your looking for the fancy type of place but it sure is a relaxing spot to chill out in. The pool during... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

When we were checking into this hotel, we were pleasantly surprised by the beautiful foliage and pool area. The pool was large with a hot tub. When we actually got to our room, however, we were displeased. The room smelled musty and was very out-dated. We made our way to the pool and were enjoying ourselves until a homeless person... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nothing like banana bay says it is. The room was not clean. The pool was nasty. Wads of hair in pool along with other debri. Second day they opened pool without cleaning it. The tiki bar only had a couple beers in fridge. Had liquor license but no-one stocked bar. The arcade and restaurant were closed and apparently have been... More

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Palm Beach, Florida
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13 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First note, this place just took new ownership, so hopefully a year from now things could be different. For now, this place is NOT worth the price. Though the marina has a beautiful sunset view, and the location is great, the motel itself is in dire need of TLC. This was our second try. The walls and doors were so... More

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Hobe Sound, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went down for a day of fishing. Great service and clean rooms. Price was right. Good stay with no surprises. Perfect for two nights. Staff was attentive and quick to respond to our not being able to sign on the internet. It was our fault but staff's response was almost instantaneous.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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19 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

With this being our first trip to the Keys, we were unsure of where to stay and the type of resort to stay in. We wanted to experience Key West but did not want to book our entire trip in Key West. If you are planning a similar trip to the Keys, I suggest booking a room in Marathon. Marathon... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

this place was so-so. our room was clean and super quiet. the staff was miserable, though. the pool was dirty and when a member of our party asked for a special item from the front desk, the lady rolled her eyes.. felt like we were bugging them instead of being taken care of.

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Canton, Michigan
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

clean rooms. walk to the marina and the sunset views. clean pool and the drinks at the bar was good. no restaurants in the facility but many within driving distance. beaches in the keys are absolutely fabulous and many public ones are available, all in fifteen minute drive.

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Gary R, Manager at Banana Bay Resort and Marina Marathon, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review Banana Bay Resort and Marina. Our resort is centrally located to some of the finest beaches and other areas of interest. Marathon has a large selection of restaurants with some of the finest seafood available in the Florida Keys and all of it is nearby. We hope that you will... More

California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

My husband and I loved this place, we almost stayed a second night after staying the first night and still regret that we didn't. I read the reviews and was really nervous, but we got a good deal on one of those booking sites so thought we would try it. We were pleasantly surprised. The rooms were huge and it... More

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Gary R, Manager at Banana Bay Resort and Marina Marathon, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I am delighted to hear that you found Banana Bay Resort and Marina to be an enjoyable place to stay. I am glad that you found that although we are located in the center of town, the tropical vegetation that surrounds you provides a peaceful and relaxing atmosphere. We hope to see you again soon so that you... More

Hobe Sound, Florida
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We booked a few weeks ahead of Memorial Day weekend which is a big weekend in the keys. Even that far ahead, affordable rooms were disappearing quickly so we grabbed this one. Then we started reading the reviews. Our expectations were lowered and we were pleasantly surprised. I'm a Florida native so I know older motels/hotels and how the weather... More

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Gary R, Manager at Banana Bay Resort and Marina Marathon, responded to this review

Dear Marlene, Thank you for recognizing the value that comes with staying at Banana Bay Resort and Marina. We take pride in trying to assure each of our guests will have a clean room and a pleasant stay. I am glad that we met your expectations. Thank you for taking the time to provide a review of our Resort and... More

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Address: 4590 Overseas Highway, Mile Marker 49 1/2, Marathon, FL 33050
Location: United States > Florida > Florida Keys > Marathon
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Banana Bay Resort and Marina Marathon 2.5*
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