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Sombrero Resort & Marina

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   19 Sombrero Boulevard, Marathon, FL 33050 (Formerly Sombrero)
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed here for two nights. Though the location is great - close to Sombrero beach - and the property has potential, I would never stay here again. It started off ok. The staff were friendly and efficient in person (though over the phone they were hard to get ahold of). Then we saw our condo. The door was rusty... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were surprised when we arrived. The condo we paid for was beautiful. We questioned if we had the right place. We will go back. Wonderful service. It was clean, well stocked. We looked out onto the Harbor. Close to Key West. Wonderful restaurants.

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Uppsala, Sweden
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent two nights at the resort, and found it okay but nothing special. The rooms were clean apart from the kitchen where there were some grime on the edge of the fridge. It did feel in need of renovation though, the tv was old, one electrical outlet felt a bit loose from the wall and internet was really slow.... More 

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Dover, Florida, United States
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9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was traveling with a group bicycling from Key Largo to Key West, so we were only here for 1 night. Had hoped the bar at the pool would be open for the adults to go there in the evenings, but was told it was only open Friday/Saturday nights. There were sand fleas or no-see-ums at the pool that made... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were charged a resort fee of over $12 per day. Nowhere in the confirmation email I received it mentioned a resort fee. It made a difference of $50, so beware of the extra charges. This hotel is not a resort. There is one swimming pool and nothing else. Moreover, they told us the pool was heated but in reality... More 

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Mebane, NC
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The NEGATIVES--- These beds are hard, uncomfortable and the bedding was so old that it was like fine sandpaper. I did not take my clothes off because it was that uncomfortable. Management needs to throw away all sheets and blankets (they must be at least 40 years old). When we checked in (early which was nice), they had finished cleaning... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Only nice thing about this so called resort is that it has a boat dock behind the rooms. The rooms are very outdated and not very clean. We saw one dead roach in the bathroom and another live one in the bedroom. We had book for three nights but left after two because of the conditions.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

The desk service here was excellent. Very helpful, polite, room charges were exactly what was advertised on their website. The rooms are run down, need a lot of TLC, but didn't bother us too much for a short 3 night stay. The pool was a nice perk, but didn't have a chance to use it. The hotel location was very... More 

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Gary R, Manager at Sombrero Resort & Marina, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review of Sombrero Resort and Marina. We appreciate your recognition of the staff as they work hard to provide you with a positive experience from check in to check out. One of the main benefits for staying at our Resort is the central location to everything that you would want to do to experience... More 

Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

The view is none existence unless you leave the door opened which provides you with no privacy. Can not leave air conditioners turned on due to the noise level. Beds and pillows needed to be replace. The only cover on the bed was made of wool and very uncomfortable. The pool area was the only saving grace but pool not... More 

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Gary R, Manager at Sombrero Resort & Marina, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review Sombrero Resort and Marina. We take your comments seriously and are addressing your comments to our staff. We would appreciate if you would contact us and let us know which room you stayed in so that we may correct the issues that you had during your stay. We work hard... More 

Traverse City
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Nice old big resort with lots of renovation going on. Had a nice clean condo with modern TV's, nice appliances and everything in good condition. Pool is a big one and heated to 78 year round. Like the boats along the seawalls, liveaboards and transients, fun to talk to. Check in was good. Tiki bar and restaurant not open at... More 

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Gary R, Manager at Sombrero Resort & Marina, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are delighted to hear that your Dive experience included a stay at Sombrero Resort and Marina. Our resort provides our guests with some outstanding opportunities to interact with the beautiful surroundings of the Florida Keys and with the people that inhabit them. We are centrally located to shopping, restaurants and local attractions and provide a budget friendly... More 

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Address: 19 Sombrero Boulevard, Marathon, FL 33050 (Formerly Sombrero)
Location: United States > Florida > Florida Keys > Marathon
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Sombrero Resort & Marina 2*
Number of rooms: 41
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Also Known As:
Boatman_s Sombrero Resort & Marina Hotel Marathon
Boatman_s Sombrero Resort And Marina
Marathon Key Sombrero Hotel
Marathon Key Sombrero Resort & Lighthouse Marina
Sombrero Hotel

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