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Naples, Florida
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Started off baddly when we went to the address given to us on the reservation confirmation and it turned out to be 1 mile north. Got there at 2:30 and a sign on the door said back at 3:00. Someone else was there who had driven 20 hours and had been told they couldn't check in because they had to...

Thank Richard A
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The "motel" was the worst place I have ever stayed. Right on the highway so you can hear every car that drove by, trucks actually shook the place. Terrible bed, mattress was so soft in the middle it almost folded. No headboard so the pillows fell off and once they hit the ground you didn't want to pick them up...

Thank Mike K
Duluth, Minnesota
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Room was spacious and clean. The owner was friendly and recommended a great seafood restaurant! Loved floating on the boats. The bed was a little too hard for our tastes. The shower was on the small side, but then it was retrofitted into an old boat. So I guess we should be happy with the private bathroom. Could've used more...

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Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

OK, where do I start? Misleading pictures of rooms, rooms extremely small and dirty, cleaning service non existent, rude and uncaring "front desk", TV not working, NO WI FI, bugs all over the place, AWFUL JUST AWFUL HELP GET THIS PLACE IMPROVE OR GET IT OUT OF BUSINESS!!!

2Thank robertovasani
Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A floating "houseboat" is not something most people would consider, but we were intrigued by an attractive photograph and relative affordability on expensive Marathon Key. 1st impressions were not great: broken windows and no water view from within the boat, sketchy mattress and old furnishings, WIFI only in the "common area", which in this case was a couple of well...

2Thank vandermint
Reviewed December 30, 2016 via mobile

Due to a lack of planning on our part, we found ourselves in a crunch and this was the only hotel around that still had a vacancy. Now I see why. They jacked up the price to $370/night during the busy holiday week. We stayed in room 4 in the front building. It was HORRIBLE. Sloppily patched holes in the...

2Thank Samantha R
Largo, Florida
Reviewed November 29, 2016

It cist over $110 per night and the room had garbage under the beds. No maid service the whole 4 days. Had to ask for towels. The table had a quilt on it for a table cloth. The bathroom drain was loose and the wood warped. Exposed wires lead to a TV that was on top of a dresser It...

1Thank VonnieB L
Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 28, 2016

Loved the idea of a houseboat but can't described how disappointed we were. The room was so dirty. I moved the bed to use the receptacle and boy I wish I hadn't. There must have been a years dirt and debris behind it. There was rust on the case stand and the worst thing was the shower. The shower controls...

Thank norvic33
Reviewed November 21, 2016 via mobile

What a cool place! Sleeping in your own boat so cool. Nothing fancy here though. Place is clean but needs updating. Everything works though - fridge, freezer, microwave, shower. Never turned the tv on so don't know about that. Nice long dock able to see many jellyfish 😊 Husband fished off the boat and dock.

Thank Brianna F
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

Let start with it is in the Keys and one has to understand the thinking here. After reading the reviews, I did not have the same view. Yes, it is something from a time warp yet this is a tune-out, drop-out type of place. It is off season so the price was $99 plus taxes. The floating room was/is not...

1Thank Steven K
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Additional Information about Sea Cove Motel and Marina

Address: 12685 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050-3536
Location: United States > Florida > Florida Keys > Marathon
Price Range: $116 - $192 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Sea Cove Motel and Marina 2*
Number of rooms: 18
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“the floating rooms may be different”
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“Choose the floating rooms and not the cottages. Floating rooms offer a fun experience”
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“Do yourself a favor, Go somewhere else.”
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“We stayed in houseboat #18.”
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