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Glunz Ocean Beach Hotel & Resort
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Reviewed August 22, 2013

Stayed the week of July 21 in a family suite. Small but you have eveything you need. The rooms and grounds are very well kept. The view from the room is gorgeous. We loved having our coffee out on the balcony while enjoying the view. The hammocks are so relaxing. If we do come back to the Keys we will stay @ the Gluntz.

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Chrysse L, General Manager at Glunz Ocean Beach Hotel & Resort, responded to this reviewResponded August 31, 2013

We're glad to hear that you had a great time and loved your stay with us! It is always appreciated when we hear from our guests and it is our hope that you get to come back soon!

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Reviewed August 22, 2013

We are 4 couples - Friends on Bikes - and stayed at Glunz to check out some bike trails in Marathon. The Resort is a great spot on the ocean and the rooms - although small - were very pleasant and very updated! The Staff were terrific - thank you Chrysse and Mark, and Ellen and Roxanne and Roxie and all the rest behind the scenes - you all made us feel so comfortable and like family! The location is great and the convenient eateries were great. If we come back this way, we would definitely stay at the Glunz Ocean Resort!

Room Tip: Stay on the ocean side for great views
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  • Stayed: August 2013, traveled with friends
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Chrysse L, General Manager at Glunz Ocean Beach Hotel & Resort, responded to this reviewResponded August 31, 2013

Greetings to our new biking friends! We really enjoyed having you at our hotel and were totally impressed with your energy and dedication to seeing the area through biking! We appreciate your review and hope you get to come back, as well. Happy Travels!

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Reviewed August 20, 2013

We recently stayed at the Glunz Hotel for one night on our way to Key West. I mentioned that we were taking a trip for 25th Anniversary. When we arrived to our suite there was a lovely tropical flower bouquet and a basket of goodies that included a bottle of May wine from the Glunz family winery. There was also a card with a note wishing us a Happy Anniversary. My husband and I were very touched by the kind gesture. How often do you find a place that takes the time to pay attention to such details?
We saw this throughout the property. They have restored an older hotel talking care in every detail. Our Suite was nicely decorated and had all you could need for an extended stay. The bed was very comfy and I really like the choice of wall hangings.

The only drawback was the AC unit was right outside our door which was a bit loud.
Ask for a room on the top floor which should be better.

Room Tip: Ask for the 3rd floor so you are not near the AC unit
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  • Stayed: August 2013, traveled as a couple
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Chrysse L, General Manager at Glunz Ocean Beach Hotel & Resort, responded to this reviewResponded August 31, 2013

Thank you for your input and the great review! It was indeed our pleasure to recognize your 25th anniversary and so happy you enjoyed your stay here. We hope to see you again soon! (and don't forget that top floor request; great views of ocean from there!)

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Reviewed August 13, 2013

My title says it all. This hotel is fantastic, right on a beautiful white sand beach, not huge but just perfect. They had beach chairs set up for you, umbrellas for shade, games set out to play. the rooms are like brand new and just super we got ground floor and you walked out on the beach. I would highly recommend trying to get one of these rooms. The staff was just over the top friendly and making you feel welcome.
We only stayed one night but I promise you will want to spend a few days to relax and enjoy, so don't stay and run off spend some time and you will come away feeling great.
Can't wait till we can come back!!!!! Oh yes food was great too.

  • Stayed: August 2013, traveled with family
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Chrysse L, Manager at Glunz Ocean Beach Hotel & Resort, responded to this reviewResponded August 31, 2013

Hey Glen! I'm so happy you loved your all too brief stay. We look forward to your return when you can stay longer. This is the perfect area to visit the rest of the Keys attractions and many people plan their whole Keys vacation around us. Thank you for your glowing review!

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Reviewed August 9, 2013

My sister and I checked in about 1 pm. The desk staff met us with a comment about us being very early! She did have a room ready, so I didn't understand the attitude!

Our Ocean View room had two queen beds, two chairs, a night stand but no table! There was no place for a computer, laptop or purse! We had a small fridge and microwave with a Keurig coffee maker. It was clean with comfortable beds and nice linen. The shower and sink fixtures were extra modern. This is not the old fish camp room but very up-to-date.

Outside the door, on the narrow walkway, there were two chairs and a low plastic table for drinks. When someone walked by you just move your feet under the chair. There are suites but we only stayed two nights. A family would need the extra room.

There is a nice small pool and lukewarm spa. The beach is sandy but once in the water, the sea grass comes very close to shore. Next door is a nice tiki bar/restaurant. It is not open late, so there is no loud noise while we slept!

I was happy with the room and the staff would ask if everything was OK. Beyond the first negative impression, I was quite content with the accommodation. This was a restful stay.

Room Tip: The Ocean View is worth the extra money.
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  • Stayed: August 2013, traveled with family
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Chrysse L, General Manager at Glunz Ocean Beach Hotel & Resort, responded to this reviewResponded August 31, 2013

Thank you for choosing us for your stay in the Florida Keys! So sorry the comment from front desk was not quite right; they were just making conversation; nothing was meant by it. We are always happy to allow early check-ins as long as the room is ready. We pride ourselves on our friendly and helpful service and our quality amenities. Thank you for noticing! It is our sincere hope that you will visit us again and we appreciate your feedback!

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Reviewed August 8, 2013

We stayed here for 5 day. We stayed in a one bedroom ocean view suite and put our two teenagers in a two bed deluxe room. The hotel has recently come under new ownership and has been renovated. They did a wonderful job; the suite was really beautiful in a simple beach kind of way. The kids' room was small, but since they came to our room to eat and hang out, it worked. The kitchen in our room was well stocked -- everything we needed for breakfast and lunch. We could easily have made dinner but elected to eat out each night. The staff was friendly. The hotel was really well maintained -- everything seemed very clean and in good repair. They seemed to have thought of everything a guest could want -- outdoor games, hammocks, pool toys, comfortable lounge chairs, outdoor showers. The beach is small but perfect for playing. Each night we went onto the beach with flashlights and were rewarded with finding lobsters and stingrays. During the day we enjoyed watching the iguanas on the rocks. It was a good location -- Midkeys - for exploring up and down the Keys. We were very happy with our experience there.

Room Tip: Go for the ocean suite if you can afford it.
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  • Stayed: August 2013, traveled with family
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Chrysse L, General Manager at Glunz Ocean Beach Hotel & Resort, responded to this reviewResponded August 31, 2013

Sounds like you enjoyed a great family vacation and we are happy you selected us for your relaxation time! This is a perfect "jumping off spot" for all of the Keys activities and a safe and secure area for a family to visit. Thanks for coming and we hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed August 8, 2013

Felt very much like a regular beachside hotel. Decent value, smallish rooms, can't argue with the view. Pleasant experience. A little loud overlooking the pool, even past posted closing hours. Convenient to Curry Hammock State Park, which was fun for kayaking.

  • Stayed: August 2013, traveled with family
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Chrysse L, Manager at Glunz Ocean Beach Hotel & Resort, responded to this reviewResponded August 31, 2013

I'm happy you chose to stay with us, though surprised to see that you thought we were "typical". That is not the opinion of the majority of our guests. However, I might suggest that you try a suite next time. More room for a family! Then you have a full kitchen, too! We'll look forward to seeing you again! :)

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Additional Information about Glunz Ocean Beach Hotel & Resort

Address: 351 East Ocean Drive, Key Colony Beach, FL 33051
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Location: United States > Florida > Florida Keys > Key Colony Beach
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Key Colony Beach
Price Range: $273 - $432 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Glunz Ocean Beach Hotel & Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 38
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Delightful newly renovated beach hotel. This Key Colony Beach hotel is on a small island, nestled on a private sand beach, within easy reach of area attractions such as Conch Air, Island Hoppers Aerial Adventures, Bahia Honda State Park, and Curry Hammock State Park. Area attractions also include Sombrero Beach, Sombrero Reef, The Turtle Hospital, Florida Keys Aquarium Encounters, Dolphin Research Center,The Turtle Hospital, Florida Keys Aquarium Encounters, and much more! ... more   less 
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Ocean Beach Club Hotel Key Colony Beach

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