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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 19 Marathon B&B and Inns
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Swartz Creek, Michigan
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been coming to the Keys for years now but have never stayed here before. We wanted to spend some extra time this year but our "regular" place was booked so we luckily found an opening here. We have spent a week here and it has been wonderful. As previous writers have noted it is a great spot for... More 

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Vidalia, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I visit the Keys often and decided to make a last minute trip for my 50th birthday the last weekend in January. Our favorite place to stay wasn't available on such short notice and White Sands Inn had favorable reviews. We booked the last room available for a long weekend. We stayed in room #1, which is... More 

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Stow, Massachusetts, United States
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73 reviews 73 reviews
6 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On the ocean in Marathon, Fl. Quaint, charming, private dock. Heated pool is great. Friendliest staff ever. Other guests were all happy to be here and it made for a fantastic stay. The bride didn't want t ok leave.

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Leavenworth, Kansas
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Recognizing beforehand this was not going to be a full service all inclusive resort, we found our two night visit quite enjoyable. Extremely friendly and helpful staff, when they are found. Check yourself in, your key is in the room. You won't find cleaner rooms at any price. Some complain of the distance to restaurants, but you are also definitely... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

My best friend and I along with my two dogs were needing some down time and just relax and do nothing but enjoy a little peace and quiet. We found just that at The White Sands Inn! The property is quaint/adorable and very, very clean & the staff members are all very friendly. You can rent kayaks or take a... More 

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England
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

We thought we were coming to a quirky hotel but the rooms are not what you see in the photos. The Inn is very overpriced when comparing to other hotels we stayed at in the same area.The Inn is inconveniently located as you have to drive at least 2 miles to get something to eat. We stayed for two nights... More 

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Mobile, Alabama
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6 reviews 6 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Right on the ocean, White Sands Inn is a little slice of paradise! Not "fancy" it reminds me of the beach house I grew up in, bright colors, clean linens, and amazing grounds. Relax in the hammock and pet their sweet little striped tomcat, or go out on their pier to see barracudas, stingrays, and horse-shoe crabs. They also have... More 

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Edison, New Jersey, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We stayed here for two nights and really liked it. The bathrooms are really small, and can use to be updated but they were clean. The entire resort was clean actually. It had a great vibe about it, very relaxing and friendly. I would recommend it to anyone.

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Lajord
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

The Inn is clean, quiet and the staff are really nice. We personally found the Inn to be a little overpriced when comparing to other hotels we stayed in the same area.The Inn is inconveniently located as you have to drive at least 2 miles to get something to eat but with that said if you come prepared with groceries... More 

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63 reviews 63 reviews
14 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

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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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*
Number of rooms: 7
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