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Rainbow Bend Fishing Resort

2.5 of 5 Small Hotel   |   57784 Overseas Hwy, MM58, Marathon, FL 33050
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars NEW

We have stayed at Rainbow Bend 15 years out of 20 years when vacationing in the Keys. The atmosphere is friendly and relaxing. Staff is always available and willing to meet/exceed our needs. The food is always good and the grounds are keep clean. Rainbow Bend is highly recommended.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Rainbows bend is an older quaint resort in Marathon. The rooms are clean, along with the bathrooms. The room is cleaned every day .the staff for the boats and area are extremely nice and helpful. The all included breakfast is excellent. I loved the swings on the beach ,very relaxing .

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed in the two bedroom suites on main floor. Open door and you are on the beach. Comfortable chairs and nice sandy beach. The hideaway cafe is one of the best restaurants in the area. We Visit here every year and they don't disappoint with food preparation or fantastic views. Free use of kayaks and other water vehicles. Complimentary breakfast... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first time here and it was a little outdated,really needs some improvements.The property is beautiful,beach is very nice,boating was ablast,the office staff are very nice told us all the nice places to go see,if they made some improvements that place would be unbelievable,then again they are always booked........

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have to say that I have mixed feelings about the Rainbow Bend Resort. What swayed us to stay there was the free use of the boat ( a big deal ) and the free breakfast and it being right on the water ( also a big deal) ! The resort needs an update, no doubt about it. Simple things... More 

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Wilmette, Illinois
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a unbelievable experience...! You had to be there to you leave it. He woman that we spoke to prior to arrival said it it is a fishing village type resort. We stayed in a unit that was free standing with one other rentable unit above us on the south end of the property.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Clean well maintained (many upgrades since our last stay 2 years ago) variety of accommodations from 2 bedrooms for families to efficient hotel, type rooms. Large relaxing private beach, with every type of water toy, swing & lounge chair. Free fleet of motor boats ( just buy the gas), high quality cooked to order breakfast included. Wonderful elegant dinners (reservations... More 

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Rush City, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is our 2nd time here. Last year we stayed in Octagon Up and found it very nice. This year we came with friends so we stayed in Octagon Down which is a two bedroom. Must say Octagon Down could use a little refresh, but we still love coming here for the relaxing time. The Octagon building is somewhat remote... More 

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Islamorada, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Will be the last time here at "rainbow end" due to the fact that when we arrived toilet was broke. Man in the office acted as if it was my job to fix it when he brought a new flapper in . The beds are terrible . It seems that the restaurant " hideaway cafe" has good food but pricey... More 

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New Kensington, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First we were put off with 15% service fee, but were told all "resorts" in Keys charge resort fee. Had to park in unlit lot on far side of next hotel; room had coffee maker but no coffee; we asked and were told we would need to buy coffee or supply our own. Towels were so thin you could see... More 

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Additional Information about Rainbow Bend Fishing Resort

Address: 57784 Overseas Hwy, MM58, Marathon, FL 33050
Location: United States > Florida > Florida Keys > Marathon
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Rainbow Bend Fishing Resort 2.5*
Number of rooms: 23
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