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Pretty Joe Rock

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1 Pretty Joe Rock, Marathon, FL 33050
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Looked at the website and read about paradise promised, after a long flight and car trip, finally got there, well, near the jetty where the boat was moored was strewn with pieces of timber with long rusty nails protruding from them,after a short boat ride to the island, it was in a similar state, obviously work in progress, we were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I spent the week here with our young adult sons. We had done our research, read all the reviews, and figured we knew what to expect. We were absolutely delighted. From the minute Jim met us at the dock, everything was just right. Yes, it is a beach cottage isolated on an island in a tropical climate-... More 

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Robert R, Owner at Pretty Joe Rock, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your wonderful time with our future guests! Marathon is a great place to vacation with a family. We hope to see you back soon! More 

Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
10 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014 via mobile

We spent a week on Pretty Joe Rock and had a great time! The house is very cozy and comes with everything you need. The plant life on the island is awesome and having iguanas on the island is a lot of fun. They love hibiscus flowers so when you stay on the island, be sure to bring some along.... More 

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Thank you for coming back to another one of our properties. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Phoenix, Arizona
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44 reviews 44 reviews
17 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2012

Firstly I will agree that the house is very nicely furnished and cozy. You also can't beat having your own private mini island for a week. The front and back deck are wonderful and we were so thankful that there were loads of fish and tackle to use. On the flip side, there just seemed to be so many issues... More 

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Robert R, Owner at Pretty Joe Rock, responded to this review

We would love to have these guests return to Pretty Joe Rock now. We are so very proud of the many improvements we have made not only to the home and island, but also the cleaning/maintenance staff. We even have a new professional manager! More 

Lake Helen
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2012

After 9 months of planning, preparing and anticipating, we finally reached our vacation destination on Pretty Joe Rock. This little 'spot' on the google earth map was everything we had hoped for and more! The location was perfect and our stay here was cast in stone as an unforgettable memory of good times past! Starting with the caretaker (Roy), we... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2012

We love this island and have been a few times. We just had so many problems this time. We're used to bugs since we live on a lake but the ants on this trip were crazy - thousands of them in the kitchen and pouring out of light switches and outlets in the guest room and living room. It was... More 

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Tallahassee, Florida
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2011

My husband and I had the unique opportunity to stay at Pretty Joe Rock in early December 2011. The adventure was just what we needed to really take a break from busy life. The cottage has a real Caribbean feel and was very comfortable. The weather couldn't have been better 70s days and 60s nights with continuous cool breezes during... More 

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Bear, Delaware, United States
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2011

Me and my wife stayed at pretty joke rock for our honeymoon this past September 2011. Let me just say that this was a wonderful island get away location. I have never been one trip so unquie. Let me start with what i did not like about the island. First the driveway to get o the dock where the boat... More 

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Medford, New Jersey
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2011

My boyfriend and I just returned from a lovely week spent at Pretty Joe Rock. This is truly an island get-away. We were really looking forward to the peace and quiet of a private island, but wanted to take our golden retriever and this spot was the perfect fit. They are definitely pet friendly and our dog loved swimming in... More 

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Juneau, Alaska
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54 reviews 54 reviews
45 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2011

Our friend was a business partner with Banana Bay, the late Eric Hathaway, and he was able to give myself + some close friends a good deal on the house during the off season - and I'm forever grateful he did. We needed a nice relaxing getaway from our busy lives in South Florida and figured a weekend in the... More 

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Address: 1 Pretty Joe Rock, Marathon, FL 33050
Location: United States > Florida > Florida Keys > Marathon
Number of rooms: 2
Also Known As:
Pretty Joe Rock Hotel Marathon

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