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Seashell Beach Resort

2.5 of 5 Small Hotel   |   57612 Overseas Highway, Mile Marker 57.5, Marathon, FL 33050
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Ranked #11 of 20 Marathon B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in room #1. It was clean: sheets, floor, kitchen, bathroom. The kitchen was not well equipped but we didn't want to cook. The bathroom was clean but didn't have enough towels or a hair dryer. The views and grounds were beautiful but the fermenting seagrass smells bad at low tide. You can't swim here but we weren't planning... More

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Denver, Colorado
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We booked this hotel after realizing that it was going to be too expensive to stay in Key West. I found this hotel on Expedia for a decent price. First, the woman who works and lives there is an absolute sweetheart. She took great care of us and was incredibly friendly and welcoming. Then the maintenance man was very sweet... More

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South Hadley, Massachusetts
16 reviews 16 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

this spot has a beautiful view. it is most definitely not a swimming beach! our room was clean and adequate, but not without issues. two towels for five people. gross and basically unusable pots and pans. very bad smell of rotting seaweed. staff not very friendly. we only stayed one night, and really had a lot of fun in marathon,... More

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Atlanta, Georgia, USA
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Never been so grossed out in a hotel room! - I booked this hotel for our trip to the Keys based on the price and location. (Bad decision on my part) The photos looked like we would be staying at a small, nice hotel on the water - thanks photoshop. We checked in and went up to our room (i... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

I have never been so unsatisfied with any hotel stay in my life. Number one when I booked I was told I had one queen Bed and a pull out bed. Perfect. Then I called two confirm and they said they "upgraded" me to a two queen bed room. Even better I thought... we get there and the woman was... More

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Edmonton, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

My boyfriend and I stayed here because everything in Key West was super expensive. I immediately was happy with what I found. Beautiful view and a perfect room with a stove and full sized fridge! There was a hammock outside that we layer on. I honestly wish we stayed our whole Florida trip there but we already had other places... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

We stayed here because we were going down to keywest for the weekend and didnt want to pay the crazy prices of key west so we found this place. The room was clean and the entire place was quaint. Theres a dock to walk out out which was beautiful. The downsides of this place was the garbage washed up on... More

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Fort Pierce
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

This was our favorite room from our trip to the keys. You will find a beautiful view and friendly staff. There was low tide and so you seen things that had washed in from the ocean and smell of sulfur. However, this is something that the hotel can not help. There is a hammock and chairs beside the ocean wall... More

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24 reviews 24 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Know before you go that the beaches in the keys are not what you normally expect. This motel is right on the ocean with piers, hammocks and views just as you see in the online pictures. The water is full of seaweed and rocks. As long as you know that, this location is great. Marathon is the perfect place for... More

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San juan
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014 via mobile

First thing when we walked into the hotel what we smelled was the horrible smell of Dead Sea weed. They have not cleaned the beach area of there hotel and trash is piling up on the shore and flies every where. Don't even think about getting into he water it's just brown with Dead Sea weed and flies been attracted... More

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Address: 57612 Overseas Highway, Mile Marker 57.5, Marathon, FL 33050
Location: United States > Florida > Florida Keys > Marathon
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Seashell Beach Resort 2.5*
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