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Gulf View Waterfront Resort

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58743 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I knew the second i checked in, that this was my new "spot". I visit Marathon 1x year, and this is by far my favorite place. Friendly, affordable,clean,quiet, accommodating! What more can you ask for!

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GulfViewResort, Operations Manager at Gulf View Waterfront Resort, responded to this review

Dear Michele, It is such a pleasure to hear that the Gulf View has become your new go to spot to stay when you are in the Marathon area. We can't wait to welcome you back soon! Best regards, The Gulf View Waterfront Resort More 

Alicante, Spain
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived to this nice hotel, which is literally in the middle of the route to key west. Service was really nice and they were able to accommodate us even earlier as we arrived at 11. Staff very friendly, and rooms are clean. They are literally in front of the sea, so they have some cabanas and hamacas in case... More 

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GulfViewResort, Operations Manager at Gulf View Waterfront Resort, responded to this review

Dear Frank, Thank you for your review. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the BBQs and hammocks on the property. Thank you for providing us feedback on what can be improved. We hope that the Gulf View will be your lodging of choice for future stays in the Keys. Best regards, The Gulf View Waterfront Resort More 

Tampa, Florida
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First time lobster hunt, couldn't ask for a better place to have this experience. Mike and his family were the nicest folks, very friendly, courteous and helpful. Made our family feel right at home. Great accommodations, very clean and comfortable. Lots of things to do or see, like exploring the grounds and checking out all the exotic critters. Also a... More 

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GulfViewResort, Operations Manager at Gulf View Waterfront Resort, responded to this review

Dear Paul, We are glad to hear that your first lobster season was an enjoyable one. We couldn't be happier that you had a great stay at the Gulf View. We hope to welcome you back soon! Best regards, The Gulf View Waterfront Resort More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have stayed here multiple times with family and friends and have always had a pleasant stay. This time we stayed in room 15 and the bed was more comfortable than my own and the shower was amazing! This is always my go to place when I stay down here and will definitely return.

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GulfViewResort, Operations Manager at Gulf View Waterfront Resort, responded to this review

Dear Frances, It is a pleasure to hear that the Gulf View is your go to place to stay in the Keys. We look forward to welcoming you back soon! Best regards, The Gulf View Waterfront Resort More 

Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Centrally located in the middle Keys, Gulf View Waterfront Resort is a fantastic destination for those looking for a comfortable, but on budget option. The staff, though small, is attentive, personal, and extremely approachable. They have a deep understanding and appreciation for the area. This place has all the charm I was hoping to find on my trip. Can't recommend... More 

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GulfViewResort, Operations Manager at Gulf View Waterfront Resort, responded to this review

Dear Jake, Thank you for recommending the Gulf View. We are happy to hear that the Gulf View had all the charm you were looking for. Best regards, The Gulf View Waterfront Resort More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015 via mobile

Love this place! Have been to the keys many times and stayed in some horrible places. This is definitely NOT one of those! We have been twice now and cannot wait to go back! The family that owns it is so very nice . The grounds were kept clean and pool was really nice to escape the keys heat. Only... More 

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GulfViewResort, Operations Manager at Gulf View Waterfront Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for recommending the Gulf View. We are happy to hear that this was your second time to the resort and that you would choose us for future stays. We hope to welcome you back soon! Best regards, The Gulf View Waterfront Resort More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Great resort with very friendly staff. Free kayaks and canoes. Bike and fishing pole rentals. Boat ramp and trailer storage for a fee. Friendly pet bird that talks to you! Dolphin research center next door. And, really fun restaurant / bar within walking distance.

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GulfViewResort, Operations Manager at Gulf View Waterfront Resort, responded to this review

Dear John & Carter, Thank you for your review. We are glad that you have a good time at the resort. We are also glad that you were able to enjoy the tropical birds. Best regards, The Gulf View Waterfront Resort More 

Venice, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

From beginning to end, Mike was friendly, informative and professional. Rooms were clean with good size frig, even had dish soap and kitchen towels. Pool area is beautiful. Grounds were very pleasant to enjoy. We had coffee in the mornings down by the water. Kayaks were a great bonus. We would definitely come back.

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GulfViewResort, Operations Manager at Gulf View Waterfront Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review. It is a pleasure to hear that you enjoyed the grounds and the coffee provided daily. We are so happy to hear that you would love to come back. Best regards, The Gulf View Waterfront Resort More 

Sarasota Florida
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12 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

The motel is actually on Grassy Key just north of Marathon. It is a family owned business with a nice web site to show you what they offer. Great swimming pool with view of water. The motel lets you use all their paddle boards, canoes, and kayaks for free while staying at the property. The rooms are clean and neat.... More 

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GulfViewResort, Operations Manager at Gulf View Waterfront Resort, responded to this review

Dear Cathy, Thank you for your review. It is wonderful to hear that you enjoyed the pool and water views as well as the kayaks and paddle boats. We hope to welcome you back soon! Best regards, The Gulf View Waterfront Resort More 

West Palm Beach
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We are back again for our second trip. Michael and Stephanie, the owners, are awesome people and keep a great place. The entire staff are always smiling and happy. It's nice to go to a family run place and receive true hospitality. We stayed in the two bedroom room and it was perfect for us. We could cook in the... More 

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GulfViewResort, Operations Manager at Gulf View Waterfront Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your kind words. We are so glad that you chose the Gulf View again for a second stay. It is great to hear that you enjoyed using the barbecues and the resort as a whole. We look forward to having you back soon! Best regards, The Gulf View Waterfront Resort More 

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