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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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Key Largo, Florida, United States
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a friend pass away and we were invited to stay at this motel on Marco Island. Our friends live a couple of doors down. WOW! This is a great family as well as a couple destination ight on the waters surrounding Maeco Island. The rooms are updated old Florida style and are kept to a tee. The maid... More

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

Please accept our sincere condolences on the loss of your friend. We realize that you were here during a difficult time and are glad to hear that our little place provided you some comfort. We will look forward to having you with us again in the future. More

Clermont, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I went to Marco Island on business in August. We made our reservations before hand for room 11 (nice water view). When we arrived our room was not available due to repairs so the owners put us in one of the condos (at no extra charge). WOW!! Awesome space. Water front. Although the property is labeled a... 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 and every one as to make sure we are providing the best service possible. We are so glad to see that you were so understanding with the mix up we had with the room and... More

UK
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a last minute booking which my husband and I made during our trip from Everglades City to Naples. The room was clean but smelt a bit musty like it hadn't been used for a while. The motel is a little bit out of the way for restaurants and shops and would recommend this motel if you have a... 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 rite a review about your stay with us. We read each and every one in order to reflect upon ours service to our guest. We are sorry to hear that your room had an odor to it. At this time in the season we are a little slower and most nights... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Another great stay at The Boat House over labor day weekend. Everything as expected, nice clean room with kitchenette, our boat docked within view, dolphin visiting daily, Snook Inn Happy Hour within walking distance... doesn't get better than that. This is our "relaxing vacation" and The Boat House never disappoints. We will be back...

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

We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay! We love our repeat customers as you are confirmation that we are doing things right! Please come back and see us whenever you need a “relaxing vacation”. We (and the dolphins) will be right here waiting to welcome you back. More

Tavares, Florida
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230 reviews 230 reviews
31 hotel reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Only good place to stay on Marco Island. Friendly staff. Clean room with a kitchenette. Beautiful sunset. Nice pool. Parking is a little tight. Nice motel in the middle of high rise condo city. I do not recommend staying on Marco Island at all except for Boat House Motel. Very overdeveloped. Unless you are rich, this is not the place... More

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

Thank you for your honesty and candor. Marco Island is a place filled with natural beauty and we are glad that you had the opportunity to experience it in our modest environment. Thank you for your business and your appreciation of our property. We look forward to having you with us again! More

Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
9 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Love staying at the Boat House Motel. Rooms are always clean, comfortable and have everything you need. The pool is clean and a welcome site at the end of a day. The location is perfect and quiet. We always see dolphins off the docks playing in the water, which is a bonus! Highly recommend!

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

Thank you for taking the time to share your opinion of The Boat House Motel with the travel community. We love to hear that our returning guests continue to have great experiences here! Thanks for returning to us and we wish you safe and happy travels until we see you again! More

Hollywood florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

My wife and I have been going to the boat house for the last two years, it has been a wonderful experience. The rooms are clean the owner makes you feel like your at home. I highly recommend coming to this beautiful place

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

Thank you for your kind words! We love having guests like you who come to stay year after year. We are so happy to hear that we made you feel comfortable during your visit! Thanks again and we wish you safe and happy travels until next time! More

Sebring, Florida
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We booked this mom-and-pop because it looked like a quaint establishment in lovely Marco Island. We were not disappointed. Although an older building, it was spotless and updated. The room, pool and dock were all steps from each other so it was really convenient. All amenities were stocked in the room. We met some great folks who were dock fishing... 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 thoughtful review about your stay with us! We take the time to read each and every review so that we can better the service we are providing to each and every one of our guests! We are so glad to see that we met all your expectations and... More

Miami, Florida
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Was looking for a small quiet place where we could relax and was close to the ocean. Well this place was just the ticket. The room was clean, had a nice view of the bay and the service was great. Not only would I recommend this place, but when I go back to Marco Island, I will say here.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
TheBoatHouseMotel, General Manager at The Boat House Motel, responded to this review

First off thank you for taking the time to write such lovely review about your stay with us! We are so happy to see that you enjoyed your stay with us! Being a small family owned motel we really take pride in making sure the guest enjoys their stay as much as possible. Our star makes it tremor number one... More

Pompano Beach, Florida
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

I wish I was sitting on the porch of room #1 right now with a glass of wine, watching the sun set and my husband fishing off the dock. Great little getaway. If you love to fish this a perfect little spot, you can fish right off the dock. If you have a few families or couples that you want... More

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

And we wish you were here! Thank you for taking the time to write such lovely review about your stay with us. We truly appreciate it and we take the time to read each and every one of them to help us improve upon the service we provide to our guests. We are known to attract fisherman from all over.... More

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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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