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The Boat House Motel

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New York City, New York
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26 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Again it's not like booking a motel room, more like returning to a second home. Staff were wonderful and helpful in day to day transactions. Desiree took the the time to come and say a personal hello, which is something that the bigger Hotel Chains could not hope to manage.

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Thank scammedbrit
BoatHouseMotel, Owner at The Boat House Motel, responded to this review

We are so glad to have had you with us again! Thank you for your continued business and for posting that outstanding picture of the sunset! We will look forward to seeing you in the future. Until then, we wish you safe travels. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Place is a dump bugs falling apart sea trail is a better place and cheap sewer goes in the water don't swim there won't get the room you saw its only ad those rooms should not go for more than 60 a night air shuts off from breakers can't use blow dryers cant cook breakers blow always hot inside should... More 

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BoatHouseMotel, Owner at The Boat House Motel, responded to this review

Seems this review was posted to the wrong location. Working with Trip Advisor to have it removed. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Extremely clean room. Very nice views. Quiet and peaceful Nice staff. When I booked online the description of the room stated it was on the first floor. When we checked in the woman said it was not.So while it was good exercise, it was not easy for my husband to make the second floor due to the stairs. That's why... More 

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Thank Lynn G
BoatHouseMotel, Owner at The Boat House Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave us an honest review. Also, thank you for speaking to us over the phone regarding this unfortunate situation. We appreciate reviews like yours as they give us the opportunity to educate our prospective guests. If there is a special need, such as your needing a room on the lower level due to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stayed here for a work trip. I was surprised this motel was cleaner than a 5 star hotel. Seriously very clean! Also had excellent service from Desiree the owner. Did not have one complaint and will stay there every time I'm in Marco Island. The rooms were very big. Even had a keuirge coffee machine with several keuirge coffees.... More 

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Thank Dustin S
BoatHouseMotel, Owner at The Boat House Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a nice review. We hope you will come back and stay when your trip is no work and all play! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On a beautiful tiny island called Marco there once was a business owner who was the last of her kind a family owned and operated motel. With vacancy and a great island rate my hubby and I were saved from the boat with no a/c! We were in a pickle and needed a place to sleep since hubby is working... More 

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Thank Caitlin A
BoatHouseMotel, Owner at The Boat House Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for recognizing our hard work and commitment to excellent customer service. We apologize for our rough exterior as we are in our off season and are in the process of getting spruced up for the new season! We hope you will visit again when our outside matches our inside! Thanks again and we hope to see you soon! More 

Delray Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Was recommended to the hotel from a local. The owner was very friendly and accommodating. This was on the the best unique hotels I have ever stayed in. The room was beyond clean. The king size bed was super comfortable. The location on the water is just beautiful. I rate my stay 5 STARS. I cant imagine finding a cozier... More 

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Thank Kenparkr
BoatHouseMotel, Owner at The Boat House Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for a great review! If a local recommends it, its gotta be good! Thanks for taking their advice and staying with us. We'll look forward to seeing you again next time you are on island. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is like home,it's great,the owners are super, if you stay anywhere else you can't fish or swim or walk to the Snook restaurant, what a home away from home.Rooms are nice and clean , comfortable and laid back away from all the trafic.

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BoatHouseMotel, Front Office Manager at The Boat House Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to post your review. Having to compete with the huge corporate conglomerates on the island, we find ourselves facing some minor challenges. The one thing we pride ourselves on is our ability to treat our guests like family and offer that "at-home" feeling. To read your comments proves that we have succeeded... More 

Camden, South Carolina
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Boat House Motel on Marco Island offers kitchenette, multiple opportunities for additional sleeping--perfect for families and/or destination workers. The rooms are very well appointed, a beautiful dock/deck open to the mouth of Marco River to the Gulf of Mexico, lovely pool at an appropriate temperature, year round, quality linens and furnishings AND reasonably priced. A Marco Island bargain!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a pleasant weekend stay! We stayed in a dog-friendly King-size room that was huge, clean, and well stocked with lots of towels and everything we could need. The full kitchen has a full-size fridge, Keurig, and plenty of dishes, and french doors lead to a large porch. There was obvious attention to detail in everything including the decorations and... More 

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Thank Erin C
BoatHouseMotel, Owner at The Boat House Motel, responded to this review

We are so happy to hear that you and the pup enjoyed your stay with us. Sound like you made good use of all that our property has to offer! Thank you for your kind words and we will look forward to having you with us again. Until then, we wish you safe and happy travels! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for a long weekend. We love old time Florida places and the Boat House fit the bill. Nice, quiet, laid back place. Beds are king size which is what we always want when staying someplace. The bed is comfortable and the pillows fluffy. Rooms are clean and nice. Our room was on the second floor at the... More 

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BoatHouseMotel, Owner at The Boat House Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with the travel community. We pride ourselves on being a throwback to a simpler time. We are glad that you found the accommodations to your liking and took time to relax and enjoy our surroundings. We hope to see you again in the future. Thanks again! More 

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  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about The Boat House Motel

Address: 1180 Edington Pl, Marco Island, FL 34145-2063
Location: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Marco Island
Price Range: $141 - $293 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Boat House Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 24
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Also Known As:
The Boat House Motel Hotel Marco Island
The Boat Hotel
Boat Hotel Marco Island
The Boat House Motel Marco Island, Florida
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