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The Boat House Motel

2.0 of 5 1180 Edington Place, Marco Island, FL 34145
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Saint Louis, Missouri
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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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Richmond, Virginia
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11 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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Spring
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Quiet, pretty hotel in a nice area of old Marco Island. Good air conditioner, strong shower, thick, big towels, small fridge, coffee maker, clean and comfortable. Loved sitting on the dock in the sun reading and enjoying the peace. Walking distance to good restaurants and shopping. Owner nice and accommodating. This will be the only place we will stay from... More 

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Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband loves watching the boats in the canal as they enter and exit the gulf. Sunsets are beautiful. Fishing is fun. Location is great. An old style motel well preserved and stylishly decorated. Desiree is friendly and accommodating to all questions. We've stayed a few lights several times and hope to do so again.

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Troy, MI
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It has so much potential to be a really cute retro motel. It has a nice location on the river and the staff is VERY friendly, but for almost $300/night it should be nicer. I know compared to everything else in the area that is a bargain, but the room felt like it needed a really good cleaning and/or an... More 

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

We are sorry to hear that our property did not meet your expectations. We aren’t really sure what could have been outdated in the room, as we just updated the furniture and countertops within the last year. We do wish you had expressed your displeasure to us when you were still on the property that we would have a chance... More 

Weymouth, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our welcome at the hotel couldn't have been warmer and the staff and manager could not have been more helpful. The room was spacious and spotlessly clean. We watched the sun set while sitting by the dock and in the morning after a swim in the lovely warm and clean pool a pod of dolphins swam by only a few... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to review our property! We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your time with us and had the opportunity to see the dolphins go by! We will look forward to your next and hopefully longer stay with us! Thanks again! More 

Woodbridge, Connecticut
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is in an excellent location in old Marco near some very good restaurants. Our room was spacious, clean and comfortable. The owners and staff were very friendly and helpful. The dock and pool area is a great place to relax and enjoy the dolphins, pelicans and beautiful sunsets. We look forward to returning to Marco and would definitely... More 

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

Thanks for your kind words! We are so happy that your stay was pleasant and that you had an opportunity to explore the Olde Marco neighborhood during your visit. We are so fortunate to be nestled in this quaint area with such an abundance of good food within walking distance! Thanks again, and we look forward to having you with... More 

Miami, Florida
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

This hotel was very nice. The accommodations were excellent and the staff was very helpful. We loved listening to music and hanging out by the dock, extremly peaceful and relaxing. The location is perfect in old Marco.

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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. We are glad you found some peace and relaxation on our property. We love the dock area and are always glad to hear that other folks find the same pleasure in it as we do. Safe travels until we see you again! More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
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8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

This was the second time I needed a last minute room while on Marco Island. Both times I arrived after hours and used there house phone to connect with their front desk. The first time was after midnight. They are very gracious and welcoming. The place is spotless and comfortable. The last time we stayed we made our reservation during... More 

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

Thank you for continuing to visit our property! We are glad to hear that our after hours reservation system worked well for you. Stay warm until we meet again! 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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