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Spring Creek
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Didn't know what to expect when we pulled in, but where pleasantly surprised to find a large room with kitchenette. The room was exceptionally clean. The back opened onto a beautiful canal. The owners were very personable and made special arrangements for us since we were delayed getting through Miami traffic. Wish we would have been able to stay longer.

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Reviewed January 14, 2017 via mobile

I cannot say enough, about how nice Steve and Kim were. I was looking for a getaway, to relax, to do nothing, yet feel safe and comfortable. There is nothing you will lack, including money! Very considerate staff, place is easy on your pocket. Best place to be if you're looking to just clear your head and halt in a...

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1Thank Navya M
Reviewed December 27, 2016

The room were very clean and stocked, the Managers Steve and Kim were Amazing. Close to everything. Loved to sit out on the dock for morning coffee, and to unwind at night. perfect place to stay highly recommend.

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2Thank Wilma O
Jacksonville, Florida
Reviewed June 20, 2016

You can't ask for anything better. The room was clean even for an older room. The service was excellent. The location was great, close to everything. The water was right outside the back door. The hotel is right on the highway near attractions, boat rentals, charters and restaurants.

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3Thank Jeffery V
Orlando, Florida
Reviewed May 7, 2016

Clean rooms, A/C works well, hot water for showers. Helpful, friendly staff. With your boat docked right outside your room in the canal, a great fish cleaning station, this is a perfect place for maximizing time on the boat. Not a place for much more than showering and sleeping but if you have been out on the boat all day,...

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2Thank Tim M
Reviewed April 26, 2016 via mobile

It started as an adventure to a place we had never been. Once we checked in at this gem of a motel, we quickly realized that the adventure was over and it was time for unbridled enjoyment. The room, while still "old Fla Keys," was immaculate, well appointed and nice and cool when we opened the door! The staff could...

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1Thank Steve J
Cocoa, Florida, United States
Reviewed April 25, 2016

RHMB put the Great in Great Time! as my husband and I stayed there for our 50th wed. anniv. getaway to the Keys ultimately Key West. The Motel allowed us to be central to lots of attr. We will be going back there again, couldnt have expected better place to stay and staff great as well.

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1Thank Carol D
Reviewed April 21, 2016

Loved my recent stay at the Royal Hawaiian Motel Botel. Clean rooms, kitchenette, boat dock right outside your door. The owners are so nice - had a great time chatting about places to go in Marathon and the lower Keys, great places to eat, etc. They had perfect suggestions for restaurants, beaches and other things to do. Kim led me...

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1Thank Chandra B
Omaha, Nebraska
Reviewed April 1, 2016 via mobile

I was very impressed with the hospitality the mangers provide for me and my family. The rooms were clean and cool when we arrived. The pool was also clean to swim in. They were very helpful to provide information on where to go for good food and sight seeing.

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1Thank Lynn H
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed March 30, 2016

If you are in the Keys and looking for somewhere to spend your loyalty points, just turn around and go home. You obviously don't understand what the Keys are all about. . . Royal Hawaiian IS the Keys - I loved staying here and will be back. The rooms are very clean, affordable and the owners are super cool.

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Free Internet
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
All of our rooms are updated annually. We are an Old Keys Motel with True Keys ambiance. Our only link to modern technology is Wireless Internet and cable TV. We are small, quiet, peaceful, and truly have the cleanest rooms in the area. Our customers are largely repeat guests. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Royal Hawaiian Motel / Botel

Address: 12020 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050-3525
Location: United States > Florida > Florida Keys > Marathon
Price Range: $177 - $201 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Royal Hawaiian Motel / Botel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 8
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“Some rooms have a small kitchen, some do not”
 of 5 bubbles timm299, May 7, 2016 | Read review
“They are all good.”
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“Book early!”
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“Every room is awesome.”
 of 5 bubbles 3LarryG, Nov 25, 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a kitchenette, you will have all the comforts of home.”
  • Our boat is steps away from our room
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