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Rainbow Bend Fishing Resort

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57784 Overseas Hwy, MM58, Marathon, FL 33050
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Ranked #6 of 17 Marathon B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have to say, we were very disappointed with our stay at Rainbow Bend. We knew that we were taking a bit of a chance, given the price/other reviews/terrible website, but we couldn't have known how much of a chance we were taking. The room was dirty, smelled "foul" (sorry, can't think of a better word to describe it), and... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This "quaint old Florida inn" is a run down pit. The electricity in our room has gone out twice today. There are window unit ACs, torn outdoor carpet and limited hot water. The thin bed has a foam cushion thrown on top of it and old cheap sheets. The waiter at breakfast seemed to be nursing a hangover, very rude.

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Hollywood, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We came for the 7 mile bridge run. Now we're going back and planning to make it a regular stop. We had 2 rooms and 3 families. Some of the group ran the race, others fished and played near the shoreline. A small Boston Whaler comes as part of the room rate. We took 2 boats out fishing and to... More 

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DeLand, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have coming here for several years now and enjoy it every time. Great location, friendly staff, and the use of boat (also have all your fishing and diving equipment) included in your stay! If you want to experience the Keys on the water you can't beat it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've stayed at Rainbow Bend a couple of times. It's a great Fishing Resort and the complimentary boat is the best. This is not the Waldorf or the Hyatt, so if that's what you're looking for this is not your spot. But if you're looking for a great little place to go fishing or diving this is it.

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Margate, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We love the Rainbow Bend!! Everyone is friendly. The rooms are very tropical & clean. The pool area is nice with an adjoining hot tub overlooking the ocean. And the best part, is the free boat use. The grounds are very nice & also free breakfast at their restaurant.

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Marathon, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've stayed here three times in the past several years. Enjoying our second honeymoon at this secluded resort. We like that it does not have the hustle and bustle of Key West. We stayed in rooms 6, 7 and 8 and really loved them all. You also get the use of a small boat for half a day to explore... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You can't even swim on the beach because there is trash and tons of sea grass that smells terrible. All of the rooms have mold and mildew. The workers were all extremely rude and had horrible service. The motorboats are so cheap and they break down in the middle of the ocean. The air conditioning turns off every five minutes... More 

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Naples, FL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Every time we go to Marathon we stay in this hotel, my husband loves fishing so the boats come very handy, the restaurant is great and Sonya in the front desk is very nice and helpful, It is not very fancy, but is perfect for the keys vacation. We stayed in May of this year, but we have stayed before... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Arrived July 4th. Really didn't have a choice, website looked great so made reservation by phone, non-refundable. Paid $249.00 for one room, one night.Had bathroom right in the room, no wall no door no curtain. No privacy!! Room smelly and very outdated. Would not recommend this place. Wouldn't pay $80.00 for this room, overpriced and feel like I got ripped... More 

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