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Ranch House Motel

7251 Overseas Highway, Marathon, FL 33050
Ranch House Motel
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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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Whitehall, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at this hotel on Valentine's Day - the lady who owns it is really nice. The rooms are very clean. All linens are hung out on a clothesline to dry so the whole property smells like freshly washed sheets. It's on the main road, easy to get too and the price is right for the Keys. Highly recommend... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

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 January 12, 2015

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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

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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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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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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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

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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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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