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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Everything about this hotel was great. Had a little bump in the road at check in but the front desk and the general manager cleared it right up. Very friendly greeting by them. Went right to the pool and had a blast. The bartenders were very friendly and Steve at the pool was amazing. He made us feel right at...

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Woodbury, Minnesota
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We only stayed at the resort for one night on our way down to Key West, but we were very impressed with everything! The staff was very friendly, the rooms were clean and modern, the pool was beautiful, and the beach area was everything you would want for relaxation. It was also very nice that they offered a free shuttle...

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nyc
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Wonderful hotel in a beautiful location. Great staff always wlling to help. Feels very relaxing and welcoming. The rooms are very clean and luxurious and sheets are wonderfully soft. This will not be our last stay

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Buffalo, New York
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

We spent 3 nights here and wished it was longer! Clean, helpful, beautiful rooms, pool and setting. Great area and restaurants. Loved it and will be back for sure! Staff was very helpful and cordial!!!

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1Thank JoAnn H
New York City, New York
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This place is an excellent small and intimate option in Islamorada. There are only about 100 rooms, but the resort is meticulously maintained. From first greeting at our arrival, to checkout, the staff impressed us with their hospitality and jovial attitude. The rooms were very clean with standard amenities of a mid-range hotel. The beds were plush and almost every...

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1Thank Dennis R
Delaware
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Amara Cay property is an excellent representation of "breathing new life into an old property." The property used to be a Hampton Inn, but that is long gone as the Amara Cay has done an exceptional job at creating a beautiful, relaxing environment with a unique, clean, and welcoming atmosphere (so very far from the cookie cutter style hotel)....

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1Thank Keysgirl24
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Can't go wrong here. Rooms are super nice and clean, lobby has a very cool vibe, the staff are extremely friendly and helpful and the pool and deck are very nice too. Went fishing really early and the staff arranged for take-out breakfast at 6:15 am. Really good food and very easy to arrange. Awesome place overall!

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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel was stunning! We booked at the very last minute due to an AirB&B fiasco in south beach. We aren't exactly big party people so we wanted to get away somewhere more relaxing. This hotel has recently been majorly renovated. The pictures on Hotels.com were old, they didn't feature the stunning new pool!! Simply put, the whole property is...

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

Good afternoon Jubilantjesse, Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a lovely review on the resort. We are super excited that you enjoyed your stay with us so much, and we love that you noticed all the details of the operations (we love the shampoo as well). I do hope you come back and visit us...

Stuart, Florida
Reviewed 1 week ago

We planned a last-minute weekend in the Keys. We booked the Cheeca Lodge initially but the room we were able to book at that time was not in the Lodge itself (which is our preference when we go). We saw the listing for Amara Cay and liked the idea that it was recently renovated. Often the hotels in the Keys...

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

Good afternoon topcat2660, We are so glad that you came and stayed with us and that you enjoyed your stay :) We are also very glad that you had a terrific experience. Yes it is true our beach is protected by a seawall which is great in the summer to splash in, but as a Floridian I think it's too...

Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I went to Amara Cay Resort for our honeymoon, and it was absolutely wonderful. They've remodeled the hotel recently, and it was very nice and clean. The staff was helpful and friendly. The outside pool are is very cool. You can walk in the pool in two different areas. One negative: The breakfast is over priced. I...

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

Good afternoon Laura, Congrats on your recent wedding! We are very excited you spent some time with us during your honeymoon. Thank you for the kind words on the team members, we believe we have some of the best around. And thank you for the feedback on your breakfast experience we will absolutely discuss with our food and beverage team....

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Business Center with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Major renovations recently completed at this oceanfront resort in picturesque Islamorada. Amara Cay is the perfect setting for our guests to unwind, connect with the sea, and make lasting memories. The story of Amara Cay is compelling and distinct. Our guests are inspired by the authentic experiences we provide. Each member of our diverse staff is a local expert empowered to provide amazing and unexpected service. We emotionally connect with our guests by crafting a story that is compelling and extraordinary. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Amara Cay Resort

Address: 80001 Overseas Highway, Islamorada, FL 33036-3802 (Formerly The Islamorada Resort)
Location: United States > Florida > Florida Keys > Islamorada
Price Range: $227 - $485 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Amara Cay Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 110
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Also Known As:
Hampton Inn And Suites Islamorada Hotel Islamorada
Hampton Inn Islamorada
Islamorada Hampton Inn
Hotel Style:
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Islamorada
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“Ask for an ocean view”
 of 5 bubbles gigoo, 6 days ago | Read review
“Request a floor closer to the water if you didn't book an oceanfront room”
 of 5 bubbles DennisR801, 6 days ago | Read review
“Get a room close to the ocean, less highway noise.”
 of 5 bubbles JCNJtraveler, 1 week ago | Read review
“See above. Ocean view is worth the extra cost. Fifth floor if possible”
 of 5 bubbles rocketman51, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Get a top floor to get the best views.”
 of 5 bubbles kelrunran, 3 weeks ago | Read review
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