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The Boat House Motel

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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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Huntersville, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I had read great reviews for The Boat House and found that they were all true. What a great space to stay in Marco Island. I was not interested in a resort-like atmosphere. I would much rather have clean, friendly, and attentive. That is what I found. Tucked away it offered a quiet space. The staff made me feel right... More 

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

We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your time with us! We try to keep things as clean, quiet and comfortable as possible. Thank you for recognizing our efforts. It’s folks like you that keep us going! Safe travels until next time! More 

Boston, MA
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This little gem is a family owned motel located on the water where you'd dock your boat so a pretty view. I'd call it rustic, no frills type but had all you certainly need. Very clean and comfortable, (I don't go on vacation to sit in my room), small pool heated although I didn't go in it, it was certainly... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to post a review of our property! We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay. Please come back and stay with us again! More 

Uniontown, Ohio
Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
19 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an older hotel, but it's very clean and well cared for. The owner and all the staff are extremely friendly and helpful. The pool is small, but warm. We spent 6 nights here and saw dolphins from the pool deck everyday. Located in Old Marco, It's within walking distance to restaurants and shopping

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

Thank you for your kind words and we are so glad to hear you enjoyed your time with us. We will look forward to having back in the future. More 

Greenwood, South Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed four nights at this special place in early March. What a happy chance that we ended up here instead of in a cookie-cutter hotel with ho-hum decor. We enjoyed the home-like atmosphere at The Boat House and the ability to sit outside on the deck overlooking the water, watching the boats coming through, and in... More 

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

Thank you for sharing your positive experience with the travel community! Being family owned and operated we are always happy to hear guests say that they felt “at home” while staying with us. Our main priority is guest comfort! We are glad you had the opportunity to eat locally and enjoy all that Olde Marco has to offer! Thanks again... More 

Arnprior
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved this very welcoming motel. It is a lovely decorated motel at a quiet area of the island. The staff were very friendly and accommodating. The room was very clean and tastefully decorated. The bed was comfortable. The pool/patio area was very pleasant and was located on a slip of water, where we observed a dolphin swimming. I would... More 

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

We are so fortunate to be located in the historic district! We are glad to hear that you found everything about our property to be agreeable! Thank you for your high recommendation and we hope you will visit us again! More 

Elmira NY
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25 reviews 25 reviews
24 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Boat House for a quick two night stay while visiting the Sanibel area. We were visiting friends in Marco and needed a place to call home a few days. The staff were all helpful and very kind. We stayed in a queen size room--bed was very comfortable. The room was clean and basic. If I would... More 

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

Thank you for your honest review. We are always working to get the rooms updated and remodeled. One room at a time, we will surely get it done! We are glad that you found your room to be clean and comfortable regardless of the décor! Thanks again and safe travels! More 

Hatboro, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Boat House Motel is the best kept secret in Marco Island! But I want to share it with everyone! We loved it! From coffee on the deck to the beautiful sunsets, it was fabulous! The staff is so nice and they chat with you on the deck while we had our little happy hour!! The dolphins showed off for... More 

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

It was a pleasure having you with us! On behalf of our family and the dolphins, we hope to see you on the deck again in the future! More 

Saint Louis, Missouri
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed mid-February. Our room was clean and everyone was very friendly and helpful. Shower was great - also had big, fluffy towels. We didn't get the opportunity to enjoy the property - pool, deck - all looked nice.

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

We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your limited time with us. Please come back and visit when you can relax, unwind and enjoy all that our property has to offer. Thanks again and safe travels! More 

1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed at the Boathouse for a few days. The room was comfortable. My husband loved the comfortable chair where he could relax, have a cup of coffee & read in the morning while I slept in- undisturbed. Nice!!

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

We loved hearing that the two of you were able to relax and enjoy your time with us. We will look forward to seeing you again! More 

Richmond, Virginia
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70 reviews 70 reviews
11 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a small, older, family-owned hotel. We found everyone very friendly, from the owner to the housekeepers, to the people staying there. The hotel is tucked into an area on a canal in the older (much more island-like) part of Marco Island. Marco Island tends to feel like a New Jersey retirement community, complete with traffic and attitude, but... More 

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

Thank you for your honest review of the property and Marco Island. While it’s true that Marco may not appeal to everyone, we are pleased that you found some enjoyment on our property. Should you ever make it back to Marco Island, we would be happy to see you again. More 

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