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Amara Cay Resort

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80001 Overseas Highway, Islamorada, FL 33036 (Formerly The Islamorada Resort)
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Columbus, Ohio
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154 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Read a lot of reviews before booking, and was pleased with the location and the room upon our arrival. I keep going between a 3 or 4 on our rating. It was better than average, but not sure if very good is quite what I'd say either? Pros: This hotel is nice, front desk staff were friendly. The room was... More 

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Redmond, Washington
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17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Couple of days at the Amara Cay resort in Islamorada. Hotel is great option for families or couples. Not big and sprawling but has good heated pool, place to sit by the waterfront and great restaurant. I staid at the beachfront room (suite) which seemed to have been recently renovated. Very good views and size. It's a good base also... More 

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Chicago
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41 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Overall, the rooms were clean and the amenities were pretty nice. The pool, hot tub and beach were all well kept and clean also. Really, except for the price we had no complaints. We were lucky enough to book this hotel at a relatively low rate. I'm not sure that I'd rate it as high if we'd paid as much... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This hotel is a little pricey but totally worth it. The rooms are beautifully decorated, spacious, and clean. Staff are very friendly. Grounds are beautiful with a private beach area and pool. One of the best amenities is they have a free shuttle that goes 4 miles North or South of the hotel with pickup as well. I only stayed... More 

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Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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30 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This hotel was way nicer than I expected. We had a very large oceanfront suite that was furnished very nicely . It could use some more artwork on the very white walls. Service was adequate, but there were a few times when there was only one person at the front desk which made it difficult to ask a quick question.... More 

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Kara L, General Manager at Amara Cay Resort, responded to this review

Good afternoon Theshoper1, Thank you very much for taking a moment to write such a nice review from your most recent stay. You are correct, I am waiting on a beautiful piece of artwork to be installed on our oceanfront suite walls which will definitely break that feeling of a long wall up. We are always looking for outstanding team... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I read a lot of reviews before booking a hotel- he was a great deal and I want a five star experience. Pros: This hotel is excellent, front desk staff are very helpful and friendly. The rooms are very clean and I am picky. The best are very comfortable with good feather pillows. They have a shuttle... More 

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Kara L, General Manager at Amara Cay Resort, responded to this review

Good afternoon jfernholz, Thank you for such an honest review from your most recent stay. I love the pros and cons list as it's the best way for us to always be improving. I agree that the staff here is excellent and I am so glad you felt the same way, as for clean rooms we strive hard to train... More 

Hallandale Beach, Florida
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59 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Ok, let me tell you this: This place has an amazing decor. So new and in a good location, the staff is really friendly and helpful. Good pool and small jacuzzi with nice area bar in the beach. The restaurant inside is so so, too expensive for the small portion they served, better go outside for food ( Lazy's Days... More 

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2 Thank 367Sheila367
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was our first visit to Islamorada and the Amara Cay Resort. The property is beautiful, the staff was extremely friendly and helpful. We loved our oceanfront room with balcony and a view beyond our expectations.

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1 Thank Edward S
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We just arrived to Amara cay and it is absolutely beautiful. We were really touched by how nice the staff is esp PIERRE. He was such a big help and the absolute sweetest gentleman we have met down here! He made the stay that much better !

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2 Thank Ashlie M
Kara L, General Manager at Amara Cay Resort, responded to this review

Good afternoon Ashlie, Thank you so much for taking a moment to write such a lovely review and recognize Pierre! We are so proud of each of our team members here at the resort and I will be sure to pass along your kind words to Pierre. I hope that you will come back and visit us again very soon.... More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely hotel with beautiful rooms right on the beach. The local restaurant a few doors down was excellent. Jacuzzi and pool were very nice. Breakfast in the hotel restaurant was very good and staff let us order breakfast even though it was a little late.

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Kara L, General Manager at Amara Cay Resort, responded to this review

Good afternoon Karen20011, I am so glad that you had a great time visiting our resort and thank you for taking a moment to write such a nice review. Glad you were able to dine in Oltremare for breakfast and visit some of our local flavor restaurants as well. I hope when your travels bring you back to this area... More 

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