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White Sands Inn

2.5 of 5 Inn   |   57622 Overseas Highway, Mile Marker 57.5 Oceanside, Marathon, FL 33050
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Ranked #8 of 20 Marathon B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Kansas USA
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just when you thought you couldnt find that hidden oasis that true relaxation and excelent staff bring to the table, White Sands resort in Grassy Key Florida remains a true GEM in the Keys. Almost immediatly you feel the welcome romance of resorts of yeasteryear when comfort and quality were more important than punching your credit card. I give this... More

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Westchester, New York, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

We stayed here our first night in the keys as our week rental didn't start until the next day. We had originally booked Room 6 but were asked if we minded an upgrade to Room 7. The room was great - roomy bedroom, nice clean kitchen with table and a fabulous large deck overlooking the ocean. The deck was the... More

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Bunnell, Florida
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

Tucked back just off the Overseas Highway sits this little gem of an Inn....their motto perfectly fits what they have to offer those of us seeking a little slice of solitude and Laid back harmony--" come relax and feel as if you are in your own back yard...." If I were seeking to be waited on for my vacation then... More

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Jacksonville Beach, Florida
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

nice location right on the beach. very friendly and laid-back staff. beach wasn't the greatest and you couldn't really swim but that is true for 95% of the keys so you can't blame the hotel for that. pool wasn't advertised on the website so upon arrival we were stoked to see one! stayed in the birds of paradise room which... More

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Peabody, Massachusetts
2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

My Family and I stayed at the White Sands for two nights first we were at the tree top room it was dirty and the shower was disgusting. The deck that was in the tree tops looked in need of repair. My Daughter and I decided to go swimming, the pool area was not kept up, the water was clean... More

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Seattle, WA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

My wife and I stayed here and felt very comfortable. Rooms are very well decorated. The location is terrific and unassuming, but I prefer out of the way hideaways. While some folks may want someone in the office at all times, in the Keys I don't want attention as much as anonymity. We didn't lack for anything during our stay... More

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Grand Island, Nebraska
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

Rooms are not what they seem in the photo's. Showers overflowed into the bathrooms, bugs in the room and a very musty smell in the rooms. Beds are hard and the administration is horrendous and not professional at all. When we called about the problems all we got was screamed at, they told us that Orkin is there every month,... More

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Petersburg, West Virginia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

Spotty or no wife. Poor maid service, Mattress was lumpy & hard. Nobody in office most of the time. If you wanted to talk to owner, you usually had to call her. Shower only, no tub. They shuffle you from room to room to accommodate new customers. Snowy old TV. Need I say more.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014 via mobile

This is a spectacular place to stay in the Keys. The location is perfect, close to Bahia Honda, Hideaway Cafe, and right on the ocean. It is a place with good vibes, the owners are very friendly and accommodating, and the other people there were fun. Sunrise was breathtaking. Pool was great. The rooms were super clean and our bathroom... More

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Quebec City, Canada
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

We stayed there 2 nights. The hotel is not in Marathon but a few miles from everything. The hotel needs a lot of repairs and maintenance. We could not get any Wifi in our room which was too far from the office. The fan was not working; the second day the room was not made up ; new towels were... More

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Address: 57622 Overseas Highway, Mile Marker 57.5 Oceanside, Marathon, FL 33050
Location: United States > Florida > Florida Keys > Marathon
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — White Sands Inn 2.5*
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Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool
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