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Gulf View Waterfront Resort

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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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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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Newport, Maine
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I'll start by saying I researched many places to stay for our trip the first week of July, 2014, taking into consideration: amenities, price, location and quality of the grounds. I liked that it was family owned and that they were trying to be as "green" as they can. The location in Marathon was within a short distance from most... More

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Clermont, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location was excellent, especially if you are inclined to make day trips throughout the Keys. The family who owned the property were extremely wonderful. Amenities like kayaks & peddle boats were free; the atmosphere nice and laid back, true Keys style. The rooms however, were average/poor and are in need of updating. The furniture was "well-worn" and the mattress... More

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Port Douglas, Australia
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9 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

We did not want to stay in one of those impersonal same same chain resorts, so chose Gulf View from TA. Just what we wanted, an older style property with owners who had been there forever, and were laid back, but knowledgeable about the Keys. We had a two bedroom apartment for two nights, with a small living area and... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Chose this place based on reviews here on TA. Wow, what happened?? First went to check in and the "niece" was checking us in and was not from the area and had no idea on any questions we had about marathon. Room AC would not cool the room despite being set on 60. Mattresses were horrible. Cigarette butts all over... More

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Stayed here for 5 days in April and it was fantastic. Staff are very knowledgeable but very laid back and relaxed which makes this resort even more tranquil. We stayed in room 14 facing the pool and the Gulf. It was very spacious for the 4 off us and plus it was lovely and cool which is a huge bonus... More

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Orlando, Florida, United States
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14 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

My best friend and I rented two units at Gulf View; one unit was a two bedroom with kitchen for me and her and her two teen-aged daughters and one was a one bedroom (two beds) with futon for our college age sons and their friends. The property was perfect for our purposes...which mostly included relaxing by the pool, cooking... More

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Roanoke, Virginia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

We are return visitors & we would not stay any other place in the Keys! We feel as if we are going home to visit family - the owners make you feel like you are part of their family with their attention, sincere friendliness, and true caring about their folks that stay there. The rooms were SO clean & the... 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): $$
Also Known As:
Gulf View Waterfront Hotel Marathon

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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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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