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“Daughters Dream Wedding” 5 of 5 stars
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Coconut Cove Resort and Marina
2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   84801 Overseas Hwy, Islamorada, FL 33036   |  
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Ranked #10 of 20 Hotels in Islamorada
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Stuart, Florida
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“Daughters Dream Wedding”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2013

Our daughter and son- law picked this most magical spot for the most perfect wedding ever. Paul and Magda and the entire staff made sure our weekend affair was the best. The food was out of this world and dancing under the full moon and stars was the best. . If you have ever dreamed of a wedding on the beach this is the place for you. You will not be diissapointed.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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miami, fl
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2013

I had my wedding at Coconut Cove October 2012 and what we got was way more than we could have asked for. Paul and Magda make the process of planning and setting up for a wedding a breeze (thank god for that)! When they say they will take care of something, you can put it out of your mind! Just about everyone that attended the wedding stayed at the resort (which I highly recommend) and that made the weekend that much more better! All guest are still talking about EVERYTHING! The location, the food, the staff (which rocked!!), EVERYTHING!!! I highly recommend Coconut Cove to ANYONE that is looking for a beach wedding!

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2012 via mobile

A complete and utter disappointment. We came here for Christmas vacation based upon all the glowing reviews. The grounds are beautiful - the pool breathtaking - and if we were sleeping outside that would be great. But this isn't a campground - it's a motel - and the rooms are horrific. Completely outdated - beyond uncomfortable beds - air conditioning units deafening - ants in bathroom - kitchen in bedroom.

I get rustic - but this place isn't rustic - it is run down.

If there were other guests staying there while we were they must have been hiding.

The only upside to our stay was Patty, a cheerful soul who did her best to make the place feel welcoming.

Still I couldn't help but be completely depressed by our accommodations.

If the owners don't have the money to upgrade the rooms they should seriously consider selling this place to someone who can. It can be so much more than it is.

  • Stayed December 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2012

This was peace, this was relaxation, this was getting away...while being perfectly located in the middle of all of the best action in Islamorada. Patty went above and beyond in helping us, and she made it feel more like home than like a resort. She was extremely friendly and great to talk to. As for the resort itself, the grounds always kept you in a keys state of mind, and I loved it at night- the giant tiki huts and festive lighting set the perfect keys vibe. And walking out two the farthest jetty and sitting at night- perfect sky gazing. We were within a few miles of everything we needed off the resort, including great food and water sports. My 5-year-old son still can't stop talking about it- the pool is ideal for kids, like a Disney pool. The fish pond was a hit, the dwarf attack chickens were a hit and the big iguanas were a hit. Thanks, Patty!

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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southern california
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2012

Three weeks ago my daughter got married at Coconut Cove Resort. Family and friends are still talking about what a great wedding it was. The bride's family is from Southern California so we are used to beautiful beach settings but we were blown away at the beauty of the wedding location. Everything was perfect from the moment we checked in on Friday until we left on Monday after Sunday wedding. We had the whole resort to ourselves. We had our rehearsal dinner at the resort where we also had a BBQ pit to roast marshmallows. We had full use of their bar to store and serve drinks. Patty, the manager was GREAT! She made sure we had everything we needed. She was always there when I needed her. Now the wedding. Paul and Magda know how to throw a wedding. Everything was beautiful from tables to flowers to the benches with pillows. The food was excellent and plentiful. We primarily dealt with Magda in wedding planning and she's an absolute delight to work with. My daughter wanted the fireworks and I thought we didn't need them, but I was wrong. They blew everyone away especially since they were unexpected. The whole wedding weekend couldn't have been any better. Thank you Magda, Paul and Patty for a wonderful wedding.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Coconutcove85, Owner at Coconut Cove Resort and Marina, responded to this review, December 9, 2012
Dear Guest,
We were truly delighted to read your great review. Thank you for taking the time and share your exceptional wedding experience with us. Your daughter, family and friends were delightful to work with and we look forward to see them back celebration fun times in the Florida Keys. I am sure we all agree that our staff are our “best attribute” and we are extremely proud of them. I do want to express my sincere appreciation for you for noticing our team and their efforts in making your guests experience the best . Your kind observations are very much appreciated. Looking forward to see you back!
Warmest Regards,
Paul & Magda
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

There are a lot of resort options in the Keys but throughout the years we have come to realize that ambiance and staff make the difference.We used to run a small motel in Key Largo and know that there is a fine art to making a place feel warm and inviting. This place is amazing! Patty goes out of her way to make you feel like you are on a 'once in a lifetime' vacation! Honestly, would not recommend any place else.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Coconutcove85, General Manager at Coconut Cove Resort and Marina, responded to this review, December 9, 2012
I just finished reading your review and cannot wait to forward it on to our staff. We all get so much pleasure and inspiration from reviews like yours that let us know that we made your stay wonderful and we gained you as a loyal guest to Coconut Cove Resort. We are humbled by your great comments and your views of the resort . Thank you for these wonderful comments and for taking the time to share this valuable feedback with TripAdvisor. We look so forward to your return!
Sincererely, Paul & Magda Bates.
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Cape Coral, Florida
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2012

I travel to the Florida Keys once in a while, and never stayed at the same place. This time I choose the Coconut Cove Resort. Maybe what stands out first is the great Swimming Pool area with that huge waterfall, and the little private beach right next to it. Since I have a small boat and a Waverunner, the on-site boat ramp comes very handy. Another reason I choose this resort over others in the area was the competitive rate. Yet best, I was positively surprised with the great and friendly service I got from all employees during my stay. Usually I like to try new places, but I may choose this resort again, all was just great. THANK YOU ALL

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 84801 Overseas Hwy, Islamorada, FL 33036
Location: United States > Florida > Florida Keys > Islamorada
Amenities:
Beach Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Green Hotel in Islamorada
#7 On the Beach Hotel in Islamorada
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Coconut Cove Resort and Marina 2*
Number of rooms: 20
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Set on 7 acres nature preserve, Coconut Cove Resort & Marina exudes a "Caribbean vibe ," offering visitors a quiet, secluded escape at a surprisingly affordable rate. The lowest-priced of the 20 rooms are the Captain's cottages with a full kitchen and picnic table right in front of the room. General's rooms are situated in the more modern building, and are ideal for larger groups and wedding parties (which the resort specializes in). Ceremonies take place on select weekends and come complete with an evening fireworks display.Beautiful sunning beach overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, complimented by a zero-entry outdoor pool with a cascading waterfall. Within walking distance there is boat, wave runner, kayak rentals. Situated in the heart of Islamorada with many restaurant and bars, Theater of the Sea, and the Geological Park within walking distance Coconut Cove is the perfect place to have fun. Complimentary coffee and Danishes are offered each morning along free parking and maid service daily. ... more   less 
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