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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 19 Marathon B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015
Charly J Berlin, Germany
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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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Hedehusene, Denmark
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed on a "houseboat" one night , and in a chalet one night. The boat smelled of chlorine , it was dirty , old tv old everything is old, worst bed ever.Next night the Chalet , big place for 4 , Again dirty , unbelievably dirty , trying to get my Money back from booking.com. PLEASE DO NOT STAY... More 

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West Bend, Wisconsin
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We checked in to the Sea Cove as it was in our price range. I hindsight we would have paid the extra $100 and stayed at the Holiday Inn. There was only one room left close to the road. It was noisy and there was a neon light flashing just outside our window. We knew all that up front so... More 

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Sea Cove Resort advertises that the "Floating Rooms offers unique “Keys-style” real floating accomodation for guests who prefer lodging on water. What the motel does not disclose anywhere is that an 18-inch step up is required to actually get into the houseboat. For those of us with short legs, this presents a big problem. I actually had to get... More 

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Annapolis, Maryland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Think 3rd world then lower your expectations. 4 sheets of toilet paper left on roll when we checked in. Microwave had someone's leftover dinner in it and turntable platter was missing. Shower handle fell off. Some guests said they had no water. Bed wasn't made up the 2nd day. Manager said that it was the owner's policy not to make... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

My friend and I tried to find an affordable place for one night in the Florida Keys. After we couldn't find anything in Key West we drove back to Marathon. Luckily we stopped at the Sea Cove Motel. The owner gave us the last room which was a cute little houseboat. He was super friendly and very helpful. The boat... More 

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Uniontown, Pennsylvania
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Made the mistake of staying here. The boat was in poor condition to say the best! The floor rug was dirty, tatered, and the boat floor was giving way! No glassware in the two foot by four foot bathroom. The light did not work and on lampshade was bent out of shape. The matrass on the plywood bed did not... More 

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Oklahoma
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

its an older style motel. My room had foul smell and the blanket had stains on them. I was too tired to go and change the room. On brighter note, I could view the sunrise and eat at ihop just by driving few miles from the motel.

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Miami, Florida
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Worst stay ever. The first time we stayed here, we overlooked the termites & ants in the floating houseboats due to lower rates & being on the water. This was in June 2014, off-peak season/rates. Totally overcharged at $119/night, but it was late and we were tired. We loved that we woke up on the docks to the sunrise though,... More 

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Lima, Peru
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35 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

In a business trip in Miami with my adult son, we made a short jump to Marathon and booked this hotel for curiosity and in our wish to support small local business whenever possible. The floating rooms are 1950' papa and mama houseboats, converted to hotel rooms and tied to a long, well protected pier. The boat has two reasonably... More 

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North Port, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

I support local businesses whenever I go to the keys, and I was very happy to stay here. It had the charm of the keys, quiet and on the waterfront. It is very close to restaurants and shopping. We stayed here while doing Fantasy Fest in Key West and visiting friends in Cudjoe Key. Both my travel friend and I... More 

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Additional Information about Sea Cove Motel and Marina

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*
Number of rooms: 18
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