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Rainbow Bend Fishing Resort

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2.5 of 5
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57784 Overseas Hwy, MM58, Marathon, FL 33050
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4 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The good: great view, restaurant has good food, the staff is friendly and helpful, rooms are clean; the bad: highway noise, kitchen noise - the windows and walls provide little noise barrier; the ugly: this place is old, like 50 years and run down. They have given it a fresh coat of paint but that only goes so far

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Wildwood, MO
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We were concerned about past reviews but we were drawn because of the boats on site. This is an older resort but clean and quiet. If you are looking for marble bathrooms and modern artwork, this is not the place for you. If you want a relaxed, peaceful setting overlooking the Atlantic Ocean with perfect sunrises, two docks, boats available... More 

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Bridgeport, Connecticut
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at Rainbow Bend three years ago and now we are finally returning. For the past two years we waited too long to make a reservation and they were booked. Rainbow Bend is what the Keys are all about, low key and laid back. The whole staff is very attentive, the rooms are clean and comfortable, the Hideaway Cafe... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I spent two nights here. The location is ideal and the "free" use of the boats is a nice amenity although we weren't able to use one because of high wind. The "free" Breakfast was adequate. Considering the high cost of the rooms it's difficult to think of boat usage and breakfast as "free". We stayed in... More 

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Miller Place, New York
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22 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I spent a week at Rainbow Bend and we had an Awesome time.The weather did not always cooperate, but... The resort is very low key, our room was spotless, had everything we needed. Had a great time using the Boston Whalers, went out every day but one, due to weather. Had a few glitches with boats, but... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really wanted to like this place. I didn't hate it. But, the room was sparse and boring, the noise from the kitchen was very loud until 10pm, and the shower ran hot and cold depending on who was using the water in the next door kitchen. The weather was too cold to use the free boat rental. The free... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although the rating is average, not much about the place is. Bring your own toiletries, because they aren't provided, and maybe even a mop. Some amenities are unusual and housekeeping is lower than average. We were not able to take advantage of the docks and boats due to torrential rains. The place is a throw-back to old-style resorts, and we... More 

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Canton, Michigan
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Rainbow Bend and had to move rooms 3 times in a week because they were disgusting. Rooms were not clean, tiles falling off shower walls, smelled terribly musty. The grounds lacked upkeep and the pool was falling apart. The restaurant was very old and outdated. However, the staff was very nice and tried their best to... More 

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Milan, Italy
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spent more than a week in this resort. The room was enough big for us (two adults and one baby) with a patio and a pool view. It has a kitchenette that could be useful if you don't want to go out for dinner. The access to the private beach is very easy. The place is calm, most of... More 

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Frackville, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

i have been going to the keys since 89. this is my favorite place to stay, i stay here every year. the pool and hot tub is great, the rooms are clean and you get a boat included with your room. You can't go wrong staying here if you like to fish and relax. highly recommended. i love rainbow bend... More 

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