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Sea Dell Motel

2.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   5000 Overseas Highway, Marathon, FL 33050
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Ranked #3 of 20 Marathon B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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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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27 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

On the trip to Key West we stayed at this motel for one night. Look.. if you go here with high expectations your missing the point..When your traveling and your spending most of your time touristing and doing fun stuff... you need a place to lay your head at night. That's the deal here. No frills.

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Swansboro, North Carolina
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Let me first say that I have years of hotel resort management behind me. (Both in the US, as well as the Caribbean.) When I arrived, I knew that this was an outdated motel, but I got the impression it was "cute and outdated". The only thing cute about it is the color of the outside units- bright pink. I... More

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Ringgold, Georgia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Classic charming old Keys style... clean and quiet. Friendly helpful staff/owner, great location-short scoot to Sombrero Beach, shops, etc. Very nice lush heated pool area. Best part --AWESOME shower water pressure which is always two thumbs up for me!! Plenty of towels/wash clothes provided and wonderful bath ammenities. Not the Ritz if that's your jam...but comfortable and reasonably priced. Would... More

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Bemidji, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A wonderful, comfortable stay in a vintage motel. Extremely clean, loved the blue and white motif and well-cared for rooms. Ryan helpfully suggested a few restaurants, but we'd recommend the Keys restaurant & marina on 35th street for a great sunset and lots of atmosphere. Will stay here again on our next trip to the Keys.

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were very pleased with our stay at this hotel. The room was charming and nicely decorated, and the location was fabulous (conveniently mid-point down the Keys). The pool, though small, is very attractive, and for those who prefer the ocean, Sombrero Beach is not far away. The owner was very polite and helpful, and gave us a great map... More

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Willow Grove, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Classic Old Keys hotel, clean, friendly and so very convenient to many local activities! Sombrero Beach, Crane Point, Old 7 mile bridge, ferry to Pigeon Key...I could go on! Check out The Wooden Spoon early and The Cracked Conch late and find Savannah's for a treat! We like to travel the Keys and always look for a reasonably priced room... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice enough motel, older type but kept up with nice pool but we had some problems with noisy neighbors the first night. The neighbors stayed outside their room sitting at a table near our window talking loudly, shouting and making various loud noises until after 2 AM. From their speech and demeanor it was obvious they were drinking and probably... More

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Carolyn C, Owner at Sea Dell Motel, responded to this review

The guest is correct and we apologize. We were wrong and guest should have been moved and the noisy guests expelled from the property. More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Recently went to Key West with friends, and had booked 2 rooms in advance at Sea Dell,as we had stayed there in October. After enjoying a day at Key West, we arrived 9:20pm and was told our reservation had been CANCELED! We ended up driving 3 1/2 hrs back to Hollywood. Next day, I received a phone message (my Samsung... More

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Carolyn C, Owner at Sea Dell Motel, responded to this review

We are so very sorry about the confusion. We received a call from you the morning before your scheduled arrival prior to the office being opened and you requested your two room reservation be canceled for the following day. To be sure that we understood your request, since it came in to answering service before the office opened, our manager... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We just returned from a wonderful stay in Marathon at the Sea Dell Motel! The room was extremely clean and was cleaned daily!! The people that stayed there was very nice and helpful! The pool area was great also!! We will definitely be back next year (if not sooner).

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

We stayed at the Sea Dell for three nights . It is a older Motel but seems to be kept up very well. Its was nice to stay in a older vintage type Motel instead of the modern chain type hotel. We had a King Bed Room it was very nice. The Room wasn't very big but was clean and... More

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Also Known As:
Sea Dell Hotel Marathon
Sea Dell Hotel
Address: 5000 Overseas Highway, Marathon, FL 33050
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Location: United States > Florida > Florida Keys > Marathon
Free Parking Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 20 B&Bs / Inns in Marathon
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Sea Dell Motel 2*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Experience the "Old Keys" in a lush, tropical setting in Marathon - the "Heart of the Florida Keys". Beautifully furnished rooms. Refrigerators, microwaves and coffeemakers in each room. Hi-speed internet. Heated pool. BBQs and picnic tables. ... more   less 
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