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Ranch House Motel

7251 Overseas Highway, Marathon, FL 33050
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Ranch House Motel
Ranked #3 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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Bernalillo, New Mexico
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177 reviews 177 reviews
60 hotel reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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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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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
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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10 reviews 10 reviews
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
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
21 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

I stayed at this hotel based solely on reviews. I sure am glad these reviews were correct. This is a older locally owed motel. Although it is dated it is by no means outdated. My room had recently been renovated with new tile throughout. the room was in immaculate shape. The towels were great and the sheets smelled great. Diana... More

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Rochester Hills
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013 via mobile

I am very leary of local hotels based on reviews. Stumbled across Ranch House and thought I would give it a try. I usually stay at Holiday Inn Express but felt that it was too high priced for what you get. Diane is a very nice lady that gives personal service that is refreshing. You can tell she takes pride... More

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Top Contributor
82 reviews 82 reviews
12 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2013

The place was clean, the owner was helpful, but the place is just to close to Hwy 1--which never sleeps. There is no beach/ocean access. Tripadvisor wants me to say more, but there isn't much to add. There's an ice machine. The flat screen TV is tiny.

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Also Known As:
Ranch House Hotel Marathon
Ranch House Hotel
Address: 7251 Overseas Highway, Marathon, FL 33050
Location: United States > Florida > Florida Keys > Marathon
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Ranked #3 of 15 hotels in Marathon

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