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Fairway Inn Florida City
2.5 of 5 Motel   |   100 SE 1st Avenue, Florida City, FL 33034   |  
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Ranked #4 of 12 Hotels in Florida City
Clemson, South Carolina, United States
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“Good Experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

The hotel looks like a motel. But it's really clean and convenient with it's awesome location at the Gateway to key west. We spend a night there and the hotel is around 20 minutes drive to the Everglades National Park. Before we set out to key west, this place is really good to be a midway point when you arrive Florida.

Room Tip: the price is really reasonable and it includes a breakfast
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  • Stayed July 2014, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Shaun P, Owner at Fairway Inn Florida City, responded to this review, August 5, 2014
Thanks for reviewing our hotel on TripAdvisor and for the highest possible 5/5 rating. Thanks also for noting our clean rooms, complimentary hot breakfast, and convenient location near the Florida Keys and Everglades National Park.

I hope to see you soon.

Remember, for hassle free reservations and the best available rates in town, book directly through us by calling 1-888-340-4734, visiting our website, or emailing me at spatel@fairwayinnfl.com. Feel free to ask about our repeat customer discount when you book directly through the hotel.

-Shaun
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

The room was extremely clean, as well as the bathroom. The staff at the reception and even the maintenance people were very friendly.
And the free continental breakfast (good quality) makes this place the best in the area for the rate paid

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Shaun P, Owner at Fairway Inn Florida City, responded to this review, August 5, 2014
Thanks for sharing your great experience on TripAdvisor and for the highest possible 5/5 rating. We appreciate the recognition of our clean rooms, friendly staff, and complimentary hot breakfast.

Guest can now book one of our recently renovated premium rooms for a slight premium (usually $10 more per night) by visiting our website, emailing me at spatel@fairwayinnfl.com, or by calling 1-888-340-4734. These rooms include wood floors, upgraded light fixtures, new wall paint, new 32-inch flat screen LED TVs, new Simmons BeautyRest plush top mattresses, and upgraded bedding/linen. I consider these rooms the best value in town!

We hope to see you soon!

-Shaun
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Menen, Belgium
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Nice room with all necessary comfort even a in-room safe.Easy and free parking. Very friendly staff. Friendly people in the visitors center next to reception.
Breakfast rather basic. Free coffee end tee at any time.
Small but clean pool, sadly no parasols present. Some sun chairs busted.
Great value for money.

Room Tip: There are older rooms and there are refurbished rooms, and several room are being worked on right no...
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  • Stayed July 2014, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Shaun P, Owner at Fairway Inn Florida City, responded to this review, August 5, 2014
Thanks for reviewing our hotel on TripAdvisor and for noting our clean rooms, free front of room parking, friendly staff, on-site visitors center, clean pool, and overall great value.

You mentioned our premium rooms in your review and so I would like to remind potential guest that they can now book one of these recently renovated rooms for a slight premium (usually $10 more per night) by visiting our website, emailing me at spatel@fairwayinnfl.com, or by calling 1-888-340-4734. These rooms include wood floors, upgraded light fixtures, new wall paint, new 32-inch flat screen LED TVs, new Simmons BeautyRest plush top mattresses, and upgraded bedding/linen. I consider these rooms the best value in town!

I hope to see you soon.

-Shaun
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We arrived on our way from Key West and stopping over before going to Naples. We wanted somewhere close to the Everglades National Park with easy access to Airboat rides, this hotel ticked all these boxes and at a very good price too.

The room was ideal for our purposes and the buffet breakfast a good starter for a day of fun. The location of the hotel is very good also if you want park up the car and walk to eat, we picked Mutineers which was excellent, although there are plenty of other choices. Finally it is very close to major shopping outlet, two minutes drive. Highly recommend and would use again.

Room Tip: All rooms appear to be of good standard, choice mainly is do you want a ground floor or first room f...
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  • Stayed July 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Shaun P, Owner at Fairway Inn Florida City, responded to this review, August 5, 2014
Thanks for sharing your great experience and for the highest possible 5/5 rating. We appreciate the recognition of our clean rooms, complimentary hot breakfast, and convenient location near the Florida Keys and Everglades National Park.

We hope to see you soon.

Remember, for hassle free reservations and the best available rates in town, book directly through us by calling 1-888-340-4734, visiting our website, or emailing me at spatel@fairwayinnfl.com. Feel free to ask about our repeat customer discount when you book directly through the hotel.

-Shaun
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Newark, Delaware
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Fairway does a good job for a local budget motel. The customer service, particularly Jay at the desk were great and very accommodating. The mattress were new, comfortable and we'll kept. The room is a bit dated, but new TVs helps keep it at a better than average level for a low cost room. We were concerned with the door to the room not shutting and a very big gap under the door that could easily let in the critters of southern Florida, but the staff was great and moved out room without an hesitation. Overall, safe and clean.

Stayed July 2014, traveled with family
Was this review helpful? Yes 1
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Shaun P, Owner at Fairway Inn Florida City, responded to this review, August 5, 2014
Thanks for reviewing our hotel on TripAdvisor and for highlighting our friendly staff and clean rooms.

I am happy to hear that Jay from our front office staff took such great care of you. Jay is a valued member of our team and we are very lucky to have her. I will forward your kind comments to her.

I am also happy to hear that the staff was able to take care of your issue with the room door. We are currently working on replacing the weather seals around each door and have already replaced the weather seals on 40 rooms.

We are focused on providing the best possible value to our guest and by value we mean for $59 you get a standard room (in the offseason) with FREE WiFi, FREE breakfast with hot waffles, eggs, fresh fruit, warm oatmeal, yogurt, donuts, and hot chocolate, FREE front of room parking, FREE 24-hour coffee/tea in the hotel lobby, FREE use of business center with computer and printer, FREE microwave and refrigerator in each room, and FREE great customer service!

We look forward to seeing you soon!

-Shaun
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Florida City, Florida
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

My family and I have been traveling to Florida several times a summer to scuba dive for years. My brother had a fatal scuba accident last week and I booked an emergency trip to take care of my brothers arrangements home. As you can imagine this is not a relaxing vacation but I needed to let you know that Jay and Carlos have been so pleasant and helpful that I am going to make sure this is our hotel each time we travel to Florida. I'm sorry we found this hotel under these circumstances but I'm sure glad we now know where to stay for a very clean room, pleasant employees and the best service in Florida! Can't wait to bring my family here.

Room Tip: The way this hotel is setup they have rooms upstairs that are a little quieter and more private and...
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  • Stayed July 2014, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
Was this review helpful? Yes 2
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Shaun P, Owner at Fairway Inn Florida City, responded to this review, August 4, 2014
Thanks for taking the time to review our hotel, especially given the circumstances under which you were visiting us. I'm happy to hear that Jay and Carlos were able to take care of you during your stay and that you enjoyed our clean rooms.

I look forward to seeing you again under better circumstances. Next time you are in town, feel free to email me about our repeat customer discount.

-Shaun
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pensacola
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We had a great stay at the Fairway Inn. The place is very affordable and clean. Jay at the front desk was very helpful and even provided us with a great dinner recommendation! It's awesome to find good customer service.

  • Stayed July 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
Was this review helpful? Yes 2
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Shaun P, Owner at Fairway Inn Florida City, responded to this review, July 28, 2014
Thanks for sharing your great experience on TripAdvisor and for the highest possible 5/5 rating. We appreciate the recognition of our clean rooms, great prices, and friendly staff.

I'm very happy to hear that Jay from our front office staff took such great care of you and even recommended a great spot for dinner. Jay is a valued member of our team and I will certainly forward you comments to her.

I hope to see you soon.

Remember, for hassle free reservations and the best available rates in town, book directly through us by calling 1-888-340-4734, visiting our website, or emailing me at spatel@fairwayinnfl.com. Feel free to ask about our repeat customer discount when you book directly through the hotel.

-Shaun
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Additional Information about Fairway Inn Florida City

Address: 100 SE 1st Avenue, Florida City, FL 33034
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Location: United States > Florida > Florida City
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( Wi-Fi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#4 Family Hotel in Florida City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Fairway Inn Florida City 2.5*
Number of rooms: 160
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Fairway Inn is conveniently located at the gateway to the Florida Keys and Everglades National Park, 5 miles from the Homestead-Miami Speedway, 25 miles from John Pennekamp State Park, 22 miles from Key Largo, and 30 miles from Downtown Miami. Free high speed wireless internet, complimentary breakfast, and free parking are included with each stay. All 160 rooms at Fairway Inn have individually controlled air-conditioning, cable television, microwave, refrigerator, iron/ironing board, laptop safe and toiletries. The hotel has a beautiful outdoor pool with waterfall and free business center with PC and printer. Our friendly staff, clean rooms, convenient location, and budget friendly prices should make Fairway Inn your lodging destination of choice in sunny South Florida. ... more   less 
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