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“Great Service and Value” 5 of 5 stars
Review of SunShine Scooters

SunShine Scooters
1910 N. Roosevelt Blvd., Key West, FL 33040
305-414-2976
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Ranked #2 of 69 Shopping in Key West
Type: Specialty Shops, Shopping
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Owner description: Electric Car Rentals & Repairs.Scooter Rentals & Repairs.Bike Rentals and Repairs.
San Antonio, Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Great Service and Value”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

This was a reasonably priced scooter/bike rental company. Also, this is the second time we dealt with Mashayla who was very friendly and always making sure our scooter or bicycle needs are met.

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NewSunShineOwners, Owner at SunShine Scooters, responded to this review, March 29, 2013
Thank you so much for your review and for being a repeat Customer. Your business means the world to us and we appreciate it more than you know. Mashayla enjoys making sure Customers like you are happy and satisfied and we’re very fortunate to have her working for us. Please come back and see us again soon…..Mashayla will be waiting for you! All our best, Jon & Sherry
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Jackson Ohio
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29 reviews 29 reviews
8 attraction reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“For my buck this is my way to get around”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013

About ten days before we left for N.O. I read in a blog where someone was renting an electric car for the day. A little surfing made it clear that there were plenty of opportunities for the running dog running capitalist pigs at Southern Most. I found the rates at Sunshine Scooters to be about $20 more than the Conch Train yet we could choose where and where we went. Not only that but the reviews on Trip Advisor were positive. .

They picked us up at the cruise ship and we were behind the wheel in twenty minutes. The mobility let us pass up Hemingway''s time and time again until the line went down. We were able to go to two beaches, Fort Taylor and Hemingway's on our time.

The Charming Bride and I were glad we did this. The only comment I have is that I asked Flipper, the shuttle driver to stop in a gas station so I could pick up a twelve pack of pop before we got on the ship. No problem he said, but he dropped us off at a carryout where we had to buy the pop by the bottle at three times the price. Next time we will just stop for pop instead of relying on Flipper.

Visited March 2013
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NewSunShineOwners, Owner at SunShine Scooters, responded to this review, March 17, 2013
Thank you so much for your review. You are so right….Electric Cars and Scooters definitely give you the freedom to go at your own pace in Key West. We love the photo of your Charming Bride…thank you for posting it. We’re sorry Flipper couldn’t get you to a lower priced vendor for your pop….it gets so busy when we’re returning folks to the Ships that it doesn’t leave him much time to make special stops. I’m so glad Flipper was able to stop somewhere for you…he always does as much as he can for customers like you. Please come back and see us on your next visit. We’re looking forward to it! Take Care, Jon & Sherry
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Cleveland, Ohio
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“Sunshine Scooters Rocks!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

Our family spent a week in Key West, renting 6 bicycles and a scooter, from a company committed to customer service (a rarity these days). Jon and the Boston brothers go above and beyond to make your stay easy and convenient. Getting around Key West on bikes was a great way to experience the island and Bostonians shuttling us around made the trip a blast. Thanks guys!

Visited March 2013
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NewSunShineOwners, Owner at SunShine Scooters, responded to this review, March 17, 2013
Thank you so much. Jon and the “Boston Brothers” (Flipper & Tommy) think you Rock too! Jon and I are so fortunate that Flipper & Tommy are part of our team. They are awesome brothers that know this Island inside and out. They always go above and beyond and we’re couldn’t be happier that you got to enjoy them as well. Please come back as soon as you can….we miss you already! All our best, Jon & Sherry
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Huntsville, Alabama
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58 reviews 58 reviews
20 attraction reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“Excellent!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

We initially rented two scooters for a day from the Roosevelt location. The very nice girl who took care of us showed us how everything worked on the scooters, had us do a quick demo ride in the parking lots and had us on our way in short order. The following morning we stopped by to extend the rental for another 24 hours, and the same lovely girl took care of us. We got a different scooter for my husband, as the one from the first day kept trying to stall. Riding home from watching the sunset, we found out that the lights on his new scooter weren't working. Since we were headed straight to the hotel and leaving the following morning, it wasn't that big a deal for us. They apologized for the lights when we told them the next morning. Even got a quick ride back to our hotel!

Visited February 2013
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NewSunShineOwners, Owner at SunShine Scooters, responded to this review, March 1, 2013
Thank you so much for your review. We’re so happy you enjoyed working with Mashayla…..she’s a treasured employee and we think the world of her. It’s wonderful that you had such an enjoyable vacation and you took the time to share your experience with others. We’re so sorry that there were a few issues with your Scooter; but, we’re very fortunate to have one of the best Mechanics, Mike, working with us. When there is an issue he takes care of it right away. We look forward to seeing you on your next trip to Key West. All our best, Jon & Sherry
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22 reviews 22 reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“A great way to spend the day!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013 via mobile

My partner and I each rented a scooter from Brad at your Caroline and Duvall location Feb 2. He's very nice and professional and helpful! He worked out a great package for us, even offering a free ride to the airport (unfortunately our flight was leaving too early in the morning). He was patient and good about going over the components of the scooter. We found the scooters very easy to operate, however the seats were a little bit too high. My partner was a little nervous at first, but by the end of the day, she was very comfortable and had a blast! it was a great way to check out the island and "hot spots". I guess it was quite the site to see 50 year old women on scooters because several people were taking pictures of us! Thanks for helping in making it a fun day.

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NewSunShineOwners, Owner at SunShine Scooters, responded to this review, February 23, 2013
Thank you so much for your review. Brad is so good at explaining the Scooters. If you have never operated a Scooter before, Brad is the guy you want teaching you. I’m so glad you girls had such a blast. We loved reading your review and hearing how about how much fun you had on your trip. Knowing we had a small part in that means the world to us. Please come back and see us as soon as you can. Take Care! Jon & Sherry
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