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The Boat House Motel

2.0 of 5 1180 Edington Place, Marco Island, FL 34145
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 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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Valparaiso, IN
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This hotel is located in Old Marco, which is peaceful. We had unit one which is right on the water. Saw Dolphins and all the passing fishing boats nice treat. Our only complaint the room is quite small. Book already for next year but in one there condos. Great owners as others have said their goal is to make their... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed in the ground floor Condo and loved everything about it. Desiree & Nik were very welcoming and helpful. The location was so perfect, that in the 5 days of our stay we were happiest to be at the Condo, sitting on the terrace watching the Dolphins, amazing bird life and boats go by. We will be back!! Chris... More 

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TheBoatHouseMotel, General Manager at The Boat House Motel, responded to this review

First off thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review about your stay with us! We take the time to read each and every review posted to make sure that our guests are leaving their stay with us as satisfied as possible. Our records show that you stayed with us in Condo B1. This is one... More 

Jackson, Mississippi
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Boat House Motel on Marco Island, FL is a wonderful place to stay with dogs. We had Room 6, ground floor, which was huge, clean, well equipped, recently painted and spruced up, and has a nice-sized walled-in terrace with table, chairs and lounges. The pool is heated, small (not a lap pool) but a great place to get in and... More 

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TheBoatHouseMotel, Owner at The Boat House Motel, responded to this review

We LOVE being the only pet friendly accommodation on Marco Island! Why? Because we get to kiss and cuddle each and every visiting pooch (and kitty)! We are all animal lovers here at The Boat House and love seeing pets and their humans enjoying vacation time together. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your time with us and... More 

Gloucestershire, UK
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We found this place late in the evening from the sat-nav, not pre-booked. Arrived to find a welcoming sign saying 'Yes, we have vacancies' - we were directed to pick up the phone and managed to book in to perfectly fine rooms with the minimum of fuss - keys delivered via mini key-safes. The proprietor then phoned us in the... More 

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TheBoatHouseMotel, Owner at The Boat House Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to tell others of your experience at The Boat House Motel - especially the details of your late night arrival! We are glad you enjoyed the small touches and were pleased with your stay. We hope to see you again in the future. Safe Travels! More 

Barrie, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had seen a review of the hotel on line and found the place to be exactly as advertised. The rooms were large, clean and smelled inviting and ours had a little bed against the back wall that was perfect for a cozy read. Nearby were a number of interesting restaurants and shops that were only a short walk away.... More 

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TheBoatHouseMotel, Owner at The Boat House Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for posting such a lovely review! We are always happy to hear that our little place was found to be exactly as advertised. We are also happy to hear that you made your way through the neighborhood shops and restaurants. We are glad that you enjoyed the heated pool and the reading nook! We will look forward to... More 

Mesa, Arizona, United States
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed three nights at the Boat House Motel because my conference hotel was booked. While the owners I spoke with on the phone were very nice, I am sorry to say this is the worst motel I've ever stayed in. First, check in is only between 4-5pm. My flight did not get in until later, so I was not... More 

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TheBoatHouseMotel, Owner at The Boat House Motel, responded to this review

The Bates Motel? Well, we all go a bit mad sometimes…Every review is important to us and we take the time to respond to each one, so that you know that your voice has been heard and feel that your opinion matters. However, we will not spend the time or effort to recognize your exaggerated claims. We weren’t surprised by... More 

Nottingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This motel must be doing well; rates are high and they do not appear to have invested a cent in the accommodation.The decor, fixtures and fittings are extremely tired and dated. The apartment smelled stale and needs a thorough clean. Lighting was inadequate in the bedroom. Two other lights weren't working. The pillows on the bed are the worst I... More 

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TheBoatHouseMotel, Owner at The Boat House Motel, responded to this review

First, let’s clear things up a bit as far as the facts are concerned. You did NOT stay in the motel units. When you made your reservation, you worked with booking.com and chose a one bedroom CONDO. Our condos are separate from the motel property and are treated as vacation homes. Therefore, there is no housekeeping service and yes, guests... More 

Madrid, Spain
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love Marco Island, and visit quite often. Every time I visit, I stay at the Boat house Motel because it I cannot think of a better place. This motel is managed by a very hospitable and friendly family that will tend to your needs. The motel is well kept and the rooms are perfectly tidy. Aside from all of... More 

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TheBoatHouseMotel, Owner at The Boat House Motel, responded to this review

REPEAT GUESTS ARE THE BEST GUESTS!! Sincere thanks for continuing to stay with us. We love that you appreciate that we are a “mom and pop” shop and loyalty like yours is what keeps us in business year after year! Again, thanks for continuing to stay with us and we look forward to welcoming you back soon! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What can I say other than they were great. Location is awesome friendly and once again they catered to Our needs we has trouble due to weather and they went out of their way to help us. They changed our reservation free of charge on same day notice

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TheBoatHouseMotel, Owner at The Boat House Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to say positive things about your experience with us. Our cancellation policy is usually 72 hours prior to check in, but we understand that Mother Nature is a bit unpredictable here in SW Florida. Hope the rest of your trip went as planned and we will look forward to having you again in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This adorable "motel" is not the Ritz...thank god! Instead you have incredible gulf front view with relaxation and all the amenities of home! Our room was on the water with a large deck to sit out with our coffee in the morning and cocktails in the evening. The room itself is somewhat dated and homey but it was not an... More 

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TheBoatHouseMotel, Owner at The Boat House Motel, responded to this review

We are so happy to hear that you have fallen in love with Marco Island! We are so fortunate to have visitors like you! We are always thrilled when our guests take the time to enjoy the natural beauty that surrounds our property. Thank you for your kind words and for pointing out the situation with the coffee pods! The... More 

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Additional Information about The Boat House Motel

Address: 1180 Edington Place, Marco Island, FL 34145
Location: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Marco Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — The Boat House Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 24
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Also Known As:
The Boat House Motel Hotel Marco Island
The Boat Hotel
Boat Hotel Marco Island
The Boat House Motel Marco Island, Florida

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