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7251 Overseas Highway, Marathon, FL 33050
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Ranch House Motel
Ranked #4 of 15 Hotels in Marathon
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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New York City, New York
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208 reviews 208 reviews
56 hotel reviews
194 helpful votes 194 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm on a bicycle trip through the American South. Of course I had to bicycle the Overseas Highway to Key West but not in one day. It was MLK weekend and the Keys were filled with tourists. No Vacancy signs were visible for many miles. As you approach Marathon heading south on US 1 you will see the airport on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great little hotel, very friendly staff. Place is very clean and quiet room with kitchen is very useful. Loved our stay there will definitely come back. Only small issue is internet is not very reliable, but if you are here on vacation then it doesn't matter.

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Wilmer
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014 via mobile

Very clean room. Owner was extremely friendly and made us feel like family. Reasonable prices made this a sure win! Close to area attractions. Great location. Owner had great recommendations for dinner, bars, and local beaches. Can not stress how clean our room was, every day.

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Bernalillo, New Mexico
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181 reviews 181 reviews
61 hotel reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

While I agree with most of the previous reviews, I do feel that for the size of the room and the location it was a bit over-priced. Our room was spotless, with very nice furnishings. The front desk was very professional and helpful. If the room was a bit less in price I would have given it 5 stars, but... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014 via mobile

We stayed two nights at this motel for visiting Key West. The room was absolutely clean! Bathroom was not big but it was fine with us. There is no WiFi. There are many cafes and restaurants near by for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

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O'Fallon, Missouri
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

We'll said John B and Sean-Indy, thanks for the referral. Noise not a problem, great sleep with windows open. No smoking or pets, the latter not common in our searches in FL. A plus for the allergic. Has anyone mentioned the shuffleboard??? Loved it! Also loved supporting a local small business owner who so obviously appreciates her clientele.

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Wardsville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014 via mobile

We were on our way through to Key West and wanted a place to rest for the night. The Ranch was exactly what we wanted! Very clean, great location, more than adequate parking, very nice family run business. If you are looking for a large hotel with all the amenities such as a pool, breakfast, wifi and so on this... More 

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Indianapolis
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

There aren't too many motels left like Ranch House. It's like stepping back in time to the 1950s. But that's not bad at all here. This great little motel has been updated appropriately (wifi, flat screen TV with cable, A/C, etc.) but it has all the old-time American charm of Florida before the corporate mega resorts showed up. Parking is... More 

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Salisbury, Maryland
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9 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

I had a similar experience to the previous reviewer, "Nostalgic Memories." My husband and I also visited Marathon and the lower Keys over New Year's. We drove onto the Keys one evening intending to catch a sunset near Islamorada and then, because we had no reservation, drive back out to find a place to stay. However, we just kept going... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

I am a native Floridian and have travelled the State for many years, since my childhood in the 60s and 70s. This trip, I went to Marathon for diving, fishing and taking in the revelry of Key West on New Years Eve. I visited at a time that most other motels in the Keys were booked and those rooms that... More 

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Address: 7251 Overseas Highway, Marathon, FL 33050
Location: United States > Florida > Florida Keys > Marathon
Number of rooms: 10
Also Known As:
Ranch House Hotel Marathon

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