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Sandpiper Motel

2443 Overseas Highway, Marathon, FL 33050
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Sandpiper Motel
Ranked #10 of 20 Marathon B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Fort Worth, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed 6 nights. The only improvement would be new beds. Unless you have money to burn, you couldn't be any more comfortable or get more bang for your buck. We found out right away that things in the Keys are expensive! Therefore, we went to the grocery store and bought breakfast and sandwich stuff. The kitchen... More

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Cape Coral, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

This is a cute, Marathon Key themed hotel! The hotel rooms are small yet very clean. The price of the room is excellent, you can't stay anywhere like this without a paying small fortune. The outside plants and south Florida decor is an inspiration to the Keys. We had a small ktichen, used the charcoal grille, picnic table; the Sandpiper... More

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Selbyville, Delaware
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

We have stayed here before and will stay again , we have always been always happy with every thing about the Sandpiper we like the cats , the plants the grille for cooking our fish . This is a very homey nice place to stay your things are all ways safe

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West Palm Beach, Florida
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

Such a shame!! That's how I need to start this off, because had it not been for the extremely rude and inhospitable owner (a woman), the stay would have been fine. The room itself was clean with two double beds. The shower was tiny and the toiletries they provided were minuscule. I can definitely look past that, because the rate... More

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Marathon, Florida
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2013

I don't know where the other reviewer's stayed but it couldn't have been the Sandpiper. Dirty room. Could not wait to leave. Wet washcloth was hanging in shower when we checked in. Dust was thick on the table and dressing room table rungs, mattress was bad, dust balls in the corners of the cracked floor, bad lighting, couldn't open front... More

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nitag, Owner at Sandpiper Motel, responded to this review

I am sorry you were dissapointed with your stay at The Sandpiper.We are a small older motel, one of Marathons first , with original terrazzo floors that are over 60 years old. They are bound to show some age and cracks. Each of our rooms have at least 2 windows that open and a full size double closet with mirror... More

Mannford, Oklahoma
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2013

What a quaint little motel.The outside looks like a small motel ,what a surprise the rooms are spacious. The windows open with the perfect breeze. The maid service was perfect. We never worried about the maid messing with our things while we were out. Anita has a lot of knowledge about the Keys..Be sure to ask her how to see... More

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NITAGASNER, Manager at Sandpiper Motel, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your wonderful review. I am so happy that you enjoyed your trip and your stay at The Sandpiper.Hope to see you again next year! Anita and the Sandpiper family. More

Toronto, Canada
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013

Staying at the Sandpiper for a week now has been a real treat. Not too many rooms, so you actually can meet the other residents, who here, stay for weeks to months on end. Anita, the property manager is a real generous spirit who has oodles of knowledge about what and where in the area. The rooms are bright, very... More

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NITAGASNER, Manager at Sandpiper Motel, responded to this review

Thank you! I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Anita More

Chattanooga, TN
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2013

We didn't want to stay in Key West because of the crowds and parking. We decided to stay in Marathon, only 50 miles away. The Sandpiper is the Keys of the past. Six bikers rode to Marathon and stayed a The Sandpiper, very quaint, clean,a kitchen and quiet. The price was very reasonable. Friends stayed at another motel nearby and... More

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NITAGASNER, Manager at Sandpiper Motel, responded to this review

Thanks ! We love the bikes! They fit into our parking lot so well.I am happy you enjoyed the Motel. Unfortunately we have had to increase our prices since your visit ( first time in 8 years ! ) But we still feel that the price is still reasonable and below everyone else. Thanks again and hope to see you... More

Palm Bay, Florida, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2012

Stopped at the sandpiper on our way to key west. What a great find Room was big and had all the stuff you needed if you were going to stay a week nice litte kitchen with all the pots, pans and dishs you could want. The price for the room was something you dont expect in the keys. Will stop... More

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Salisbury, North Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2012

My wife and I have visited Marathon many times, and have often ridden our bikes by the Sandpiper Motel. The main thing that jumps out at you is its exotic atmosphere, almost like some of the motels in the jungles in South America that we've stayed at. The Sandpiper is such a beautiful little motel that I'd been wanting to... More

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Address: 2443 Overseas Highway, Marathon, FL 33050
Location: United States > Florida > Florida Keys > Marathon
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Sandpiper Hotel Marathon

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Small quaint older motel. Each unit has two full beds, private bath with shower, small kitchenette, cable TV, free WIFI. Outside seating for each unit. Only one mile to the 7 Mile Bridge and 4 miles to Sombrero Beach. Across the street from the famous Turtle Hospital. In the heart of the Keys. Only 48 miles to Key West. ... more   less 
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