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The Mermaid & The Alligator

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729 Truman Avenue, Key West, FL 33040
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New York
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26 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2012

When I saw this place 6 years ago I knew this is were I wanted to stay if I ever came to Key West. So for my 40th birthday we decided to celebrate it here. After staying here I can honestly say this place surpassed my expectations. The service was wonderful. Very friendly and helpful. The rooms and grounds are... More 

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Austin, Texas
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41 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2012

We are new to B&B traveling, but we're going to try more B&B's as a result of staying here. There are several Bed & Breakfasts in KW on TA with great reviews, but I have to admit I chose this one because of Caya & Havana (the owners 2 Flat Coated Retrievers) and the photos of the gardens. I am... More 

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4 Thank NoKidsNoWorries
Illinois
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38 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2012

We loved this place. I walked early in the Spring for Law School Graduation because I only had a final to take and would get my actual conferred degree in December. So, we celebrated the whole summer! Why not? Key West was always on my list. This B&B was PERFECT. The staff could NOT have been freindler or better. In... More 

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Crete
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221 reviews
43 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2012

You will receive a warm welcome when you visit Paul & Dean's excellent establishment. This b&b is a delight that combines the pleasures of staying with friends with the amenities of a hotel. It is a joy to see a well run business with such attention to detail. Everything about your stay has been considered. The rooms are beautifully decorated... More 

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Hershey PA
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25 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2012

My husband and I spent 3 nights at The Mermaid & The Alligator. We loved everything about this B&B. Our room (Key Lime room) was delightful, breakfast was superb and the gardens were mesmerizing ! This was truly the perfect place for total relaxation while exploring KeyWest . We can't wait to return !!

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new england
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2012

It takes a lot for my husband and I to want to "get away" from home and our children. We live in the "Ocean State", 10 minutes from beautiful beaches and a beach cottage to stay in during the summer; live on a pond with jet skiing, fishing, boating, even turtle-hunting. In other words, we are lucky enough to feel... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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71 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2012

This B and B couldn't be better in any way!! From the exquisite rooms to the impeccable service of the staff to the perfection of the surroundings.... It doesn't get any better than this!! Added bliss - two of the most well-trained, sweet dogs (Kaya and Havanna) to keep me from missing my own! We received a fabulous breakfast each... More 

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Mableton, Georgia
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36 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2012 via mobile

We have visited Key West for years and this is the best place yet. All of the staff were EXTREMELY accommodating and the rooms and grounds were outstanding. We are already planning to stay here next year as well. We loved the breakfasts, mid-afternoon lemonade and afternoon wine....truly a special place.

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Waterford, Michigan
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2012

This was our 1st B & B, 1st time to Key West, and 1st time away from kids in over a year. We loved the atmosphere here - quite and relaxing to reconnect with my hubby. The gardens are straight from a magazine (actually better than any magazine I've seen!). The muffin monsters (Kaya and Havanna) made us feel right... More 

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Lockport
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2012

We just returned from spending four heavenly nights at the Mermaid and Alligator. I've never written a review before( and we have traveled extensively) but this B&B was exceptional. Our room was great, Geri, Dean and Rebecca were wonderful hosts, and the gardens were so beautiful that we really felt like it was heaven. Anytime we asked for help, reservations... More 

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