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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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Ranked #12 of 18 Hotels in Marathon
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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Indian Harbour Beach, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a work in progress but they are coming along nicely. Our room was in a recently completed building with a great view of Florida Keys ambiance and style. The decor is very "Keys" but modern. The bed was the most comfortable of any hotel we've visited. The most modern touch was the mirror. The light was on when... More 

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Griffith, Indiana
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They tacked on hidden charges to our credit card. When I called them on it they said it was for immenities. From what we saw when we walked around the property there were no imminities. The place was under renovation and it looks like it needs it. Please avoid this "resort".

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Flushing, New York
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Banana Bay isn't the fanciest, nor does it have a million activities, but we've loved our several stays here. The location is great, the pool is wonderful, the view is calming and beautiful, and the staff has always be fantastic. We'll be back, Banana Bay.

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Jacksonville Beach, Florida, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In the process of renovations, but the staff were really nice. And it beat sleeping in a puddled tent for a night. The rooms are dated, but you're in the Keys. How much time are you truly going to spend in your room? Everything was clean.

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Houston, Texas
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59 reviews 59 reviews
22 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I wanted some 'Old Florida' charm for at least one night during our driving tour of Florida. The furniture, the 'Florida' glass slat windows that you crank the handle to use ~ all had the charm I was looking for. The 'old' part could have been a bit updated tho. Luckily we did not have it as bad as todivefor42.... More 

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Sunrise, Florida
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

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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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

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 April 28, 2015

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
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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Savage, Minnesota
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

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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