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Sea Cove Motel and Marina

2.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   12685 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050
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Ranked #14 of 20 Marathon B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
michael f San Diego, California
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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San Diego, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I, and my brother have stayed at Sea cove floating rooms several times and always enjoyed it very much. If you want to expierance the real Florida keys, do not stay at the holiday in. Stay at Sea cove floating rooms. It is an older motel, but has charm, and the staff are the most helpful I haver expirenced anywhere.... More

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Belmopan, Cayo, Belize
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice if you want to stay on an authentic retired house boat. Ours was clean, no dust, mold or dirt. We were excited about the experience and had a quiet and good sleep. Furniture was simple and vintage. We liked it and would come back any time for a night or two, even though the towels had a slightly... More

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San Francisco, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

The Good: It was the last place available in Marathon (or any of the keys). The 2 window A/C's worked well and kept the place cool. The Bad: It was dirty, nasty and full of dust. There was dried blood on the floor in the closet where you couldn't hang anything (no rods). There were crumbs in the sheets. The... More

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

If your looking for a super duper luxury resort,please move on.If you like authentic keys feelings,youll feel right at home.We stayed in the boathouse for a few days,simple but clean and everything we needed.We dive in the Keys and don't need nothing fancy,we loved it.The manager had no problem styin gup later since we called in that we where coming... More

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Fort Walton Beach, Florida, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

To start address listed could not be found by GPS. Manager said he knew about that was was going to contact web sites. If known why wasn't the correction process started? Got to room and the door knob was so loose was afraid it might fall out. For security there was no door chain or peep hole. Dead bolt only... More

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Madison, New Jersey
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

They have spaciousness rooms and house boats that they rent so you can sleep on the dock. The ore rooms are affordable and big. The rooms have front porches we ate breakfast on. The unit we stayed in had a working kitchen and the rate was very affordable. The location in Marathon is a good central location in the keys.... More

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Onset, Massachusetts
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

Whether floating in the harbor or in a bungalow, it's clean and tidy and shipshape. The people are warm and interesting. People who expect corporate standards quickly depart. Absolutely the most relaxed time I've had in the Keys. That about says it.

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SeaTac, Washington
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

While we really wanted to stay on one of the boats, had to settle for a room on the dock. Overall the experience was good. The room was clean and the bed was comfortable. Shower provided good pressure and hot water. The ambiance was great and the manager made us feel like we were truly welcome; offering us a bit... More

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Superior, Arizona
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014 via mobile

Floors dirty and appeared not to have been swept in some time. Air conditioner with dirt and lent hanging from it. Cheap mattress and flat pillows. Too much money for a dirty run down motel. The wifi only worked when sitting outside the office.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

Enjoyed the novelty of staying on a decommissioned boat turned to a room with the helm controls still intact but the cleanliness is something left to be said. Upon arrival, noticed a few things. Smell of mildew hit you as you walked in but chalked it up to the fact that there's water all around so that can't be perfect.... More

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Address: 12685 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050
Location: United States > Florida > Florida Keys > Marathon
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Sea Cove Motel and Marina 2*
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