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“We docked at Dockside Motel” 4 of 5 bubbles
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Dockside Hotel
Ranked #5 of 5 Hotels in Cedar Key
Certificate of Excellence
Miami, Florida
Level Contributor
139 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“We docked at Dockside Motel”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2012

Labor Day weekend my boyfriend and I visited Cedar Key, had not planned on staying but glad we did. We stood at the Dockside Motel for which the service great. Felt very comfortable. Room was clean and decent. Rate was very reasonable. Vernel was very attentative and so gracious. Boyfriend and I would definitely stay at dockside. No motel amenities but who needs when everything is so central.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
6 Thank Marlene M
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  • Location
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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Ocala, Florida
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 2, 2012

We love this place. One weekend 3 months ago we reserved a room at another motel in Cedar Key and received terrible service at the desk as well as finding out there was a price increase. We walked out without continuing and found our New Favorite Motel - the "Dockside Motel". We found a clean room, new paint and carpet, and very friendly customer service, we were impressed. We stay at Dockside when we visit Cedar Key.

  • Stayed April 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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6 Thank KimLaru
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Gainesville, Florida
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2011

After one night, we discovered bedbugs under my pillow. We immediately checked out and requested a refund, which we did receive. We were called by the motel staff to let us know they were replacing beds and an exterminator had been called. I apparently had an allergic reaction and a week later am covered in HUNDREDS of bites. This property must be completely infested, I can't believe they were unaware of the problem. I only hope we were able to contain the bugs and did not bring them home with us.

  • Stayed October 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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16 Thank bookwormlovestravel
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Redmond
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11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2011

They may book extra dates and ask you to pay for it. Don't forget to ask them to send confirmation email!

  • Stayed September 2010, traveled with friends
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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12 Thank JamesHRedmond
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Tampa, Florida
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 11, 2011

Staying here for the weekend after one day all I can say great service and friendly staff

  • Stayed June 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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2 Thank hisser7908
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Level Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 26, 2011

This place has clean rooms, nice staff and is located right on Dock Street within walking distance to almost anything you need. We loved staying here and will return.

  • Stayed March 2011
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
4 Thank MindfulCritic
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orlando
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12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2010

We picked Cedar Key on a whim as a place to celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary. The Dockside Hotel was across the street from the fishing pier, so that made my decision easy as to where to stay. I wasn't expecting top of the line accomodations, but I did expect a clean, friendly, comfortable hotel and that's what we got. The owners were friendly, the room was clean, the bed was comfortable. The air conditioning was cold and easy to control. The absolutely only drawback to our room (room #2?) was the location, which was the top floor on the corner closest to the bar/restaurant's loud music across the street. (Don't go on a special occasion weekend, apparently it's not noisy at all during the week or on a regular boring weekend). If going to sleep early with no noise is important to you, get one of the rooms in the back. However, if you stay in the back rooms, you miss the fantastic view of the water!

  • Stayed October 2010, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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6 Thank snoopy522
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Property: Dockside Hotel
Address: Cedar Key, FL
Location: United States > Florida > Cedar Key
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Ranked #5 of 5 Hotels in Cedar Key
Number of rooms: 33
Also Known As:
Dockside Hotel Cedar Key

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