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Gulf View Waterfront Resort

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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
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    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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Darien, Illinois
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A breath of fresh air!!! Best place to stay on the way to Key West as well as a stay for a few days. Owners are super friendly!!!! The shoreline, the grounds, the rooms are all kept up and very clean. Super cute lil sanctuary as you pull in. I just can't say enough about this place and I totally... More

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Raymond, Maine
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

To be extremely critical...The room (#11) was clean, but not glistening. The grill only worked on one side. The AC was loud, and I was told that this was a good thing, as it drowned out my snoring. You have read all the positive reviews and they are true. If you can live with the above, as I did, you... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Gulf View is a wonderful mom and pop, old school type resort. This is our seventh year staying there and will return next year. If you are looking for a clean, relaxing, affordable place to stay in the Keys, this is the place.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I grew up in the keys. The GulfView is clean, welcoming, and real keys living. I grew up on Grassy Key. The bed was so comfortable!! Access to the bike trails, the DRC, Marathon, Lowet and Upper Keys is perfect! Everyday it was like coming home. The family is kind and welcoming. Experience the keys and stay in the wonderful... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed there for 3 nights in the beginning of July, including the 4th. So, our first impression was very mixed. We liked the open space and colorful grounds, but were concerned as we walked up the stairs to register and had to dodge old berries on the steps.... They didn't seem to have been swept in days and I didn't... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I decided last minute to come to the keys and we got a room here. They allow dogs of all sizes and most rooms had a dog or two in them. The kayaks, canoes, and paddle boats are free and in good shape. We didn't see much when we went out, but it was great for the... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

We had a superb one-night experience at this little place on the Overseas Highway. The accommodations are certainly not modern, but our two-bedroom unit was worked perfectly well for my family of four. It's a clean, well cared-for hotel with nice grounds and an immaculate swimming pool, which we enjoyed using for nearly an hour. We also took the four-person... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Great hotel for non-needy guests. I stayed in the lobster room it was clean, it had a kitchen and was very inexpensive for a 2-1 in Marathon. Nice grounds, great pool and we had access to kayaks, paddle boats and a canoe. Plenty of grills to cook on and the hammocks were nestled nicely in the palms. The wi-fi was... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We paid for 4 nights and ended up leaving on day 3. After spending days in the sun fishing, swimming, etc you really want to be able to go back to the room and enjoy a cool room. The bathroom door was kept shut the hole time. We ended up asking for a fan to help with the cooling of... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Very friendly. Super helpful. I mean, we didn't need much besides a last minute room. We've been to the Keys dozens of times over the years. That said, this is one of the nicest places we've stayed and it definitely had the most amenities. Wifi was strong. Pool was clean and refreshing. So refreshing. If we hadn't had to check... More

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Address: 58743 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050
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Location: United States > Florida > Florida Keys > Marathon
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Our small, private and charming property is located at the North end of Marathon on Grassy Key. We offer 11 exceptional units ranging from guest rooms with refrigerators and microwave ovens to efficiencies and one and two bedroom apartments with full kitchens - an accommodation to meet your needs. (We even allow your family pets!) Enjoy the heated pool, one of the largest in the middle keys or go out on our complimentary kayaks, canoes or paddle boats. We provide free WIFI, daily maid service and complimentary coffee and tea each morning. We also have a boat ramp and dockage available.The Gulf View Waterfront Resort has been family owned and operated since 1995. Come stay with us and discover our little piece of paradise.Susan, Mike, Stephanie, Jack & Casey Thank you for your interest in the Gulf View. ... more   less 
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