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58743 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050
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Gulf View Waterfront Resort
Ranked #2 of 15 Hotels in Marathon
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 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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Pueblo, Colorado
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Dated motel with less than clean rooms. Work sandals while in room as cleanliness was questionable. Patio door locks don't lock easily. Nice grounds. Right next to Rt 1 and very noisy. Peaceful if you spend time next to water vs in room or other parts of grounds.

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GulfViewResort, Front Desk Reception at Gulf View Waterfront Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. The Gulf View takes every discomfort seriously. Had we been aware of your concerns about the room we would have readily offered solutions. We will take your concerns into account to improve the experience for future guests. Kind regards, Gulf View Waterfront Resort More 

Baltimore, Maryland
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in the Keys after New Years and wanted to stay at a smaller place and soak up some local flavor, we were lucky enough to find the Gulf View as we were passing through Marathon. Staying there made a great trip even better! Mike and his family are incredibly nice people who know how to treat a customer,... More 

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GulfViewResort, Front Desk Reception at Gulf View Waterfront Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. We value each and every guest and it makes us happy when we see that our guests are enjoying their stay here with us. We hope to be your place of choice on your next trip through the Keys. Kind regards, Gulf View Waterfront Resort More 

The Villages, Florida
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for 4 nights in December and were very pleased. It is right on the shore with free access to kayaks and canoes. Had a nice pool and a beautiful "backyard". Mike and Stephanie were wonderful hosts. Be sure to say "hello" to Coco the parrot.

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GulfViewResort, Front Desk Reception at Gulf View Waterfront Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are glad that you are left with the memory of the relaxing, friendly ambiance that the Gulf View Resort prides itself on. Until next time, Gulf View Waterfront Resort More 

Sykesville, Maryland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just spent the past week here, We made these reservations some time ago using reviews as our guide. I want to be completely honest here, my expectations were probably a bit high. I however don't think my major complaint is unreasonable. CLEANLINESS, WE WERE IN ROOM 14 AND 15. Now that the owners know who I am. The rooms had... More 

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Thank you for your review. Every guest review is taken into account and we appreciate all feedback. We will address your concerns to ensure that all future guests have an optimum experience. We are glad that you enjoyed our lovely tropical grounds, but we find it unfortunate that you never addressed your other concerns to us while you were here.... More 

Berrien Springs, Michigan
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed our time here, friendly service and overal great experience. This was our first trip to florida and our stay here made it very memorable and worthwhile. The owner is very welcoming, he answered any questions we had and made sure we had everything we needed. This is a great place to stay anytime you are in florida.

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GulfViewResort, Front Desk Reception at Gulf View Waterfront Resort, responded to this review

It is an honor to hear that the Gulf View gave you a good impression of Florida. We try our best to make each guest's visit a wonderful one. Thank you for leaving a review, we hope to see you back soon. Best regards, Gulf View Waterfront Resort. More 

Brandon, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in the mutton room from 6/14/14-6/20/14. 3 adults 1 child. The owners are kid friendly. We had a full kitchen. The rooms were clean and a great price for the money. The property owners were very nice and responsive. There were canoes available to the guests at no extra charge. We caught a ton off mutton snappers using... More 

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GulfViewResort, Front Desk Reception at Gulf View Waterfront Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for the praise and encouragement. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to being your lodging of choice the next time you are in the Keys. Best regards, Gulf View Waterfront Resort. More 

Corpus Christi, Texas, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just stayed 2 nights. The place is nice, the staff is friendly, the area is beautiful. My kids loved the free kayak, and the pool was great. The price is far less that other places to stay in the keys. I will stay there on my next trip to the keys.

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GulfViewResort, Front Desk Reception at Gulf View Waterfront Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are glad you enjoyed the free usage of our kayaks and paddle boats. Until next time, Gulf View Waterfront Resort More 

New York State
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39 reviews 39 reviews
7 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Holiday get away for family including two college-age sons. Looking for a place with two bedrooms, near the water. Found just what we wanted at Gulf View. As others have noted, nothing fancy; fully equipped kitchens, very clean and good housekeeping services. A beautiful property. You can have coffee under the trees in the morning and just watch the birds... More 

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GulfViewResort, Front Desk Reception at Gulf View Waterfront Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. It is so wonderful to hear that the Gulf View is just what you were looking for. As you mentioned, we have 2 bedroom units, which are perfect for family get aways. We hope that you will choose the Gulf View again for future trips to the Keys. Best regards, Gulf View Waterfront Resort. More 

Dunedin, Florida, United States
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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

I stayed here for two nights while on a recent bicycling trip around the Keys. It's perfectly located for that, just a short distance from Marathon's nice dedicated bike trail, about 2 or 3 miles north of the town of Marathon itself. The hotel has a beautiful waterfront setting on the Gulf, with paddleboats and kayaks (nice ones) available at... More 

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GulfViewResort, Front Desk Reception at Gulf View Waterfront Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are indeed conveniently located near the Florida Keys Heritage Bike Trail and the beautiful Curry Hammock State Park. It is a pleasure to here that you are considering us again for your next trip to the Keys. Until next time, Gulf View Waterfront Resort More 

Miami, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

I booked this hotel for my husbands birthday and it was a group of us. This place is truly remarkable, The owners are amazing, even the housekeeping lady was a sweetheart. My family and I were in awe at how nice the hotel and staff was. I was a bit nervous because my family is loud and we were outside... More 

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GulfViewResort, Front Desk Reception at Gulf View Waterfront Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We love hearing feedback from family groups that have made the Gulf View their home away from home here in the Keys. We are glad that your whole family enjoyed their time here. Until next time, Gulf View Waterfront Resort More 

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Address: 58743 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050
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Location: United States > Florida > Florida Keys > Marathon
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 11
Also Known As:
Gulf View Waterfront Hotel Marathon

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