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Hydro Thunder of Key West

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Open today: 8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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Well worth the money spent

Our last day on the island we decided to rent a scooter...We should have done it sooner... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tlafaye224
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Best way to see Key West

I had no idea we could rent a golf cart for 2 hours for under $100!!! Not only did we get picked... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
RKPA
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HydroThunder of Key West is the trusted name in Key West transportation rentals. Golf carts, electric cars, scooters, TREK mountain bicycles, mobility scooters: HydroThunder of Key West has the best ways to experience everything the island of Key...more
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our last day on the island we decided to rent a scooter...We should have done it sooner. HydroThunder has clean, quiet, sharp looking scooters to rent for singles or doubles only $70 for 8-9 hours. The only issue we had was when picking up the...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I had no idea we could rent a golf cart for 2 hours for under $100!!! Not only did we get picked up at the pier, we were also returned to the pier. Everyone at HydroThunder were very pleasant and informative. It is the best...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 16, 2019

Had a blast! Best time touring the island solo. The guy at the booth was spot on with his recommendations. The personnel was kind, helpful, polite and fun! We had 5 hours to visit Key West at our leisure. Parking is easy and the scooter...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed July 20, 2019 via mobile

Came in to rent an electric car. The surly guy behind the counter stated that they had no cars they were all charging. Asked how long to wait and he said about 1 hr. Another guy in the shop came over and said that one...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Roam369261
John E, Owner at Hydro Thunder of Key West, responded to this reviewResponded July 26, 2019

We are sorry that you came in the late afternoon while all the vehicles were returning after a 3 cruise ship day. That being said, you were camping out drilling my staff to wave a magic wand to make a charged car appear. As they...More

Reviewed July 10, 2019

Rented a four person golf cart here, The cart was near new and did a great job on an all day rental including a trip out to the airport. The person at the counter had a horrible attitude when we checked in and for that...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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John E, Owner at Hydro Thunder of Key West, responded to this reviewResponded July 11, 2019

You came to our store to rent a golf cart not to hire Robbin Williams! You admitted that the vehicle was new and you enjoyed what you paid for. When you go to the grocery store, you are there to buy groceries, not to be...More

Reviewed June 26, 2019 via mobile

Walked in, no greeting, asked questions and it was like pulling teeth. Terrible customer service, didnt want to even rent any of options since asking questions resulted in weird looks from the attendant. I'm a tourist so seeing golf carts to rent to drive around...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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John E, Owner at Hydro Thunder of Key West, responded to this reviewResponded June 28, 2019

Thank you for sharing your experience with us. We are sorry that we have other customers in front of you and you were not patient enough to wait your turn. The golf carts operate on the roads just as cars do. They are low speed...More

Reviewed June 24, 2019 via mobile

When there are 500 scooter companies down in key west you would think customer service would be great but nope! Guy at the desk was so rude! Didn’t have the luxury of catching his name but he was probably in his 50s with salt and...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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John E, Owner at Hydro Thunder of Key West, responded to this reviewResponded June 28, 2019

Well its 10 but you were close with the 500! Unfortunately you came during the busiest crew ship day of the week. The staff behind the counter has to answer the phones, run the radios, and sign up the 30 people being dropped off every...More

Reviewed June 4, 2019

I have been a repeat customer of this place with normally good service. Last month I had an emergency and have to leave Key West so I returned my scooters 1 day early and explained my situation. I asked for a refund considering I am...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank longstraw21
John E, Owner at Hydro Thunder of Key West, responded to this reviewResponded June 28, 2019

First off you did not mention anything about an emergency. You decided to drop off the scooter to the night crew and asked for a refund. My agent told you no refunds for early returns as it mentioned in the large bold letters on your...More

Reviewed May 1, 2019 via mobile

Manny and the staff were great help and great to work with. My wife and I rented them on 2 separate occasions one of which was our last day. On our way back to the hotel, we asked the driver ( didn’t catch her name)...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 13, 2019

At first, we rented a gas powered golf cart, but it was too high off the ground for my wife to get in and out of. Took it back and got an electric one; much easier to get in. We drove all over the island,...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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ShukondaB
August 27, 2017|
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Response from MrsNovak | Reviewed this property |
We had a car rental, However we left it at the hotel. They will come get you and take you back for free
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rider5381
August 13, 2016|
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Response from poneill156 | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can rent them to take out in the Bay Area. We were going to do that for our kids but ran out of time. Go to the hydro thunder at the Hyatt
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ptconsult
May 6, 2016|
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Response from John E | Property representative |
Yes, as long as he has a valid ID and NASBLA certified boater safety card.
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