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Banana Bay Resort and Marina Marathon

2.5 of 5 Motel   |   4590 Overseas Highway, Mile Marker 49 1/2, Marathon, FL 33050
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Ranked #8 of 15 Hotels in Marathon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2008
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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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jrthomas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2008

My boyfriend and I decided to go to Banana Bay before we had to go back to college. We read some reviews saying that this place was terrible but that was completely false. We had the time of our lifes. The atmosphere of the hotel was wonderful. The whole place was shaded with lush, tropical greenery. The hotel room was... More

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kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2008

What a wonderful hotel... the whole experience was great, friendly and helpful at the front desk, our room was just beautiful, very romantic, beds were very comfortable, room was very clean. The property was very quite, off the main road so no road noise, lots of trees and some real cool paths to walk along. the pool was alway nice... More

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New Brunswick, NJ
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2008

So the reviews of this hotel were very mixed, but I have to say that I really enjoyed myself. It isn't a big chain hotel, but the keys didn't seem to have very many of those, which is part of their charm. The hotel was pretty well kept, and our room was spacious and comfortable. We had two double beds... More

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Lawrence, Kansas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2008

Stayed here with my credit card points in May with 2 friends. We enjoyed our time at the pool, which was clean, nice sized and had plenty of chairs in the sun with a poolside bar. The rooms are worn, and not the cleanest place I've ever been. On getting up the next morning we noticed the sheets were stained... More

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dublin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2008

We called at several motels on the us1 in Marathon before deciding on the banana bay, which was by far the best and most beautiful, (the same price per night as the Black fin motel next door which had no view, no windows and certainly no charisma) The rooms with the ocean view were by far the best, waking up... More

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miami
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2008

We had a horrible experience! There were dust bunnies all over the walls and all over the furniture. The rug was smelly and seemed damp. The air conditioning vent, filled with what looked like black mold. There were brown stains everywhere! Long brown drips on walls!? HOW did the management not see this? The grounds smelled of trash. The ice... More

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Charlotte
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2008

Everything that was told by the prior victims is an understatement. This must be by far the worst hotel in Florida, or maybe the Country. To honor the name of this hotel, the beds feel like a big banana, your head and feet will be way over the rest of your body and if you are luck and can get... More

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Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2008

We recently stayed at the Banana Bay Resort in Marathon. Prior to going, we checked the travel advisor and were admittedly a bit skeptical because of some of the reviews. Prior to following through, we spoke to Kimberly, the general manager, who reassured us that we would be pleasantly surprised. We are so glad we went. Our experience was fantastic.... More

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BananaBayGM, General Manager at Banana Bay Resort and Marina Marathon, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely comments. We're delighted that you enjoyed your stay. We hope you return soon and often! More

ky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2008

Recently my three year old son and I vacation in the Florida Keys. Our stay at Banana Bay was awesome. Our view from our room was great. When he was still sleeping I would sit on our balcony and enjoy the peacfulness and the landscape. You have a perfect view of the sunset every night, and the fishing was alway... More

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BananaBayGM, General Manager at Banana Bay Resort and Marina Marathon, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your positive feedback! Sometimes folks forget to let resorts know when we do something right! We'll share your comments with our staff and we look forward to seeing you again soon! More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2008

We have stayed at the Banana Bay Resort in Key West several time and have had a wonderful time. The hotel is very clean and quite, this is not the case for the hotel in Marathon. This hotel has been ridden hard and put away wet. The room had debris left behind by the previous guest, mold in the bathroom,... More

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BananaBayGM, General Manager at Banana Bay Resort and Marina Marathon, responded to this review

Thank you for bringing your experience to our attention. You obviously had a room that was not updated! We are currently in the process of replacing some of the tired wallpaper with a knock - down texture and fresh paint. We've replaced carpet and we are currently undergoing marina reconstruction. We hope that you'll return for a fresh, new experience! 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*
Number of rooms: 60
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