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Sandpiper Motel

2443 Overseas Highway, Mile Marker 48. 5, Marathon, FL 33050
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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67 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

If you are looking for a pool, glamor, water front, etc. don't stay here. This is just a classic old style type Florida motor lodge. The kind of place I stayed at as a kid a hundred years ago (just kidding). This is really like a 3 room studio apartment with two beds, sofa and chair, table and two chairs;... More 

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Munfordville, Kentucky
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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2016

First the good news -The price, $95/night in the Keys is a great deal. Someone took great care in decorating with stencils and sponge technique making the room quite attractive. The kitchenette was adequate with a microwave, hot plate, 2 (small) cup coffee maker, small fridge and sink with all the kitchenware you would need. And the 50's looking tiled... More 

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South Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

Clean room with full kitchen and nice, hospitable inn keeper. Nothing fancy and no water access, but clean, homey room, good rates and centrally located in the keys. The only downfalls were the loud plastic mattress pad, dim lighting and clogged bathroom sink (but there was sink in the kitchen). I would DEFINITELY stay here again and recommend to anyone... More 

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Thank J L
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2016 via mobile

Clean, newly renovated rooms are a delight to get some sleep in. The lurch area is fully stocked with everything from pots and a microwave. They even have spoons! I really do enjoy the charm of this hidden gem. At $95 a night is the most affordable down in the keys as well. They need irons in the room though.... More 

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NITAGASNER, Manager at Sandpiper Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for your review and I am glad you enjoyed your stay. We do have irons and hair dryers for the asking. We do not use irons in the Keys much.With our humidity the wrinkles fall out in 5 minuets ! Thanks again. Anita Gassner Sandpiper Manager More 

Henderson, Nevada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Very excited that we found the Sand Piper...we arrived in Marathon without a room booked after taking off on an impromptu trip and it provided all the amenities we needed at a fantastic price (for the Keys).

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Sao Paulo, SP
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

The size of the room and bed, the cleanliness were the best things that we can see. Really this is the best price near Key West, is not possible found better relation cost/benefits there The manager of the motel is a good person, genial, and helpful mainly if you are pet lovers. The room is near the highway, but we... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

We stayed here for three nights in December. Rates are lower then anyone on the island! The lady who's runs this motel goes above and beyond to make to feel welcome. If your in marathon I highly recommend this little gem of a motel.

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3 Thank Seasearchin
NITAGASNER, Manager at Sandpiper Motel, responded to this review

Thank you. I am glad you enjoyed staying at The Sandpiper. Hope to see you again. Anita Gassner Sandpiper Manager More 

Stuart, FL
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113 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Oh my, this tiny 9 room motel in Marathon was built in the 1950's, originally called The Peach Motel and has early Keys flavor. Our room #7 was upstairs surrounded by lush flora. It has double beds (crunchy, could they have been stuffed with straw? but we slept ok) with a table and chairs in front of a mirrored door... More 

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Ghent, Belgium
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15 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

great motel, very spacious and clean rooms at cheap rates, nearby the bahia honda state park which is definitely worth visiting. the owners of the hotel are super friendly and helpful, it is a cosy colorful motel with great value for money

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tampa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

We stumbled across the Sandpiper Motel late in the evening when we badly needed a place after learning that all B&B's in Key West were booked up. The eccentric "cat lady" manager was a hoot and extremely accommodating. The room was large and had a small kitchen. It is a very old motel and the amenities are spare, but the... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Small quaint original Keys Motel.Each unit has two full beds, private bath with shower, small kitchenette, cable TV, Air conditioning , free WIFI. Outside seating for each unit. Only one mile to the 7 Mile Bridge and 4 miles to Sombrero Beach. Across the street from the famous Turtle Hospital. In the heart of the Keys. Only 48 miles to Key West. Sorry . Due to our limited parking we do not have parking for boats , trailers or trucks. Office hours are 10AM till 9PM ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sandpiper Motel

Address: 2443 Overseas Highway, Mile Marker 48. 5, Marathon, FL 33050
Location: United States > Florida > Florida Keys > Marathon
Price Range: $65 - $85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
Sandpiper Hotel Marathon
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