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Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2016

The experience was one of a lifetime so for this we did enjoy the place. The outdoor space was really nice and well laid out. The inside was worn and tired. When we arrived we were told that the one bathroom sink did not work- there was not enough time to fix between renters. Well both bathroom sinks were not... More 

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2 Thank Diane W
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

There are all kinds of vacation accommodations, hotels, beach front homes etc. but nothing compares to the privacy of your own private island. Pretty Joe Rock is an amazing place to escape to for any couple or family. "Romantic" doesn't begin to express the setting for a couple wanting to get away from it all. Surrounded by the pristine waters... More 

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1 Thank allen B
Colorado Springs, Colorado
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

We had the most AMAZING time at Pretty Joe Rock. Three of my Best Girlfriend (we are all Single) wanted to bring in the NEW YEAR in a special place and Pretty Joe Rock was perfect! We had stopped and got groceries before we took the boat to the island. We grilled steaks and lobster and sat out on the... More 

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poole
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Looked at the website and read about paradise promised, after a long flight and car trip, finally got there, well, near the jetty where the boat was moored was strewn with pieces of timber with long rusty nails protruding from them,after a short boat ride to the island, it was in a similar state, obviously work in progress, we were... More 

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Chicago
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I spent the week here with our young adult sons. We had done our research, read all the reviews, and figured we knew what to expect. We were absolutely delighted. From the minute Jim met us at the dock, everything was just right. Yes, it is a beach cottage isolated on an island in a tropical climate-... More 

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Robert R, Owner at Pretty Joe Rock, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your wonderful time with our future guests! Marathon is a great place to vacation with a family. We hope to see you back soon! More 

HAMMOND
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22 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014 via mobile

We spent a week on Pretty Joe Rock and had a great time! The house is very cozy and comes with everything you need. The plant life on the island is awesome and having iguanas on the island is a lot of fun. They love hibiscus flowers so when you stay on the island, be sure to bring some along.... More 

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Robert R, Owner at Pretty Joe Rock, responded to this review

Thank you for coming back to another one of our properties. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Salt Lake City, Utah
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61 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2012

Firstly I will agree that the house is very nicely furnished and cozy. You also can't beat having your own private mini island for a week. The front and back deck are wonderful and we were so thankful that there were loads of fish and tackle to use. On the flip side, there just seemed to be so many issues... More 

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Robert R, Owner at Pretty Joe Rock, responded to this review

We would love to have these guests return to Pretty Joe Rock now. We are so very proud of the many improvements we have made not only to the home and island, but also the cleaning/maintenance staff. We even have a new professional manager! More 

Lake Helen
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13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2012

After 9 months of planning, preparing and anticipating, we finally reached our vacation destination on Pretty Joe Rock. This little 'spot' on the google earth map was everything we had hoped for and more! The location was perfect and our stay here was cast in stone as an unforgettable memory of good times past! Starting with the caretaker (Roy), we... More 

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Orlando
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2012

We love this island and have been a few times. We just had so many problems this time. We're used to bugs since we live on a lake but the ants on this trip were crazy - thousands of them in the kitchen and pouring out of light switches and outlets in the guest room and living room. It was... More 

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16 Thank Cory T
Tallahassee, Florida
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2011

My husband and I had the unique opportunity to stay at Pretty Joe Rock in early December 2011. The adventure was just what we needed to really take a break from busy life. The cottage has a real Caribbean feel and was very comfortable. The weather couldn't have been better 70s days and 60s nights with continuous cool breezes during... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)

Additional Information about Pretty Joe Rock

Address: 1 Pretty Joe Rock, Marathon, FL 33050
Location: United States > Florida > Florida Keys > Marathon
Number of rooms: 2
Also Known As:
Pretty Joe Rock Hotel Marathon
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