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La Siesta Resort & Marina
Ranked #12 of 19 Hotels in Islamorada
Fort Lauderdale, FL
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107 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
“Loved this view and location!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2013

I stayed in room 204 with an oceanfront balcony. The 1 bedroom suite was spacious, but a little old looking, I got over that very quickly!!! Sitting on the balcony with a good book and a glass of wine after a long day of fishing was perfect. We stopped at Islamorada Fish Company and brought home shrimp and stone crabs and made dinner in the room. The hot tub was good and the heated pool felt great. Every staff member was friendly and helpful. Guests staying there were enjoying the cottages, grilling outside, and kayaks offered right at the beach. Breakfast was served by the pool in the morning.

Room Tip: I think next time I may ask for a cottage - they look very cute.
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  • Stayed November 2013, traveled as a couple
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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    4 of 5 bubbles
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    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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Isla Mujeres, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2013 via mobile

We love islamorada..living on the west coast of florida, we find ourselves in the keys 3 or 4 times a year...this was our stay and the perfectly manicured grounds..the lovely cottages. .we stayed in 103..directly on the atlantic..the room was beautiful..the bed comfy..2 flatscreens..a wonderful pool ..and a very nice continental breakfast served poolside...the staff were smiling and helpful...we found a new home..

Stayed December 2013, traveled as a couple
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Vienna, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2013

We were looking for a little place on the water to hole up for a few days - a little honeymoon between business stops on our way to the Dry Tortugas. La Siesta was the perfect stop - the grounds were beautiful, the staff was nice and helpful and the little cabana on the water was perfect. We could leave the world behind and retire in that little cabana and be the two happiest people on the planet. Thank you La Siesta!

Room Tip: Stay in the cabanas on the beach - while the rooms are lovely too, folks kept coming by seeing us ou...
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  • Stayed November 2013, traveled as a couple
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Fort Myers Beach, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2013 via mobile

This is exactly the type of hotel we were looking for on our vacation, a nice rustic laid back place. If you are looking for glitz and glamour, keep driving, but if you are expecting classic old Florida charm, this is your place. From our initial call to verify our reservation, to check in and hospitality during our stay it was top notch. We were allowed to check in very early, 10 AM, and given several suggestions for things to do and see. The pool in heated and feels great on these cool days. We used a groupon and get a room very close to the water and was much bigger than we expected. We only booked 2 days and will be sorry to leave then and wish we booked more. We will certainly be back!

Stayed December 2013
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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 2, 2013

We had a wonderful experience at La Siesta. We stayed in a one bedroom suite with full kitchen and living room for a week. Every morning we would go to the pool for the complimentary breakfast and coffee and spend some time in the pool or hot tub, or just sitting out on the dock overlooking the ocean and watching the little tropical fish beneath us. It had a very small/quaint resort feel, and the staff couldn't be friendlier. We took the kayaks out on the water and rented fishing poles, which were all complimentary. We couldn't have asked for a more relaxing vacation!

Room Tip: We stayed in a small bungalow that was not on the water, which was very nice, but next time we will...
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  • Stayed November 2013, traveled as a couple
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Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2013

Just back after a 4 week break at La Siesta. The staff were very good, our apartment [1201] was ok. The kitchen was on a par with other establishment that we have stayed in apart from the crockery and cooking utensils that could have been better. The hot water supply to the sink and shower suffer from poor pressure and took a while to heat up. Our main complaint is the $18 daily surcharge that is in place for the use of the kayaks, push bikes and fishing poles. The kayaks were short of back supports with useless life jackets, the bikes were all past there sell by date and we had our own fishing gear. So a 1/2 hour trip in a kayak cost us $384. We will not be going back until this rip of charge is removed.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
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Stavanger, Norway
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2013

We had the ocean front cottage which cost a little extra; the cottage was large but clearly expanded at some point so the bathroom was really tiny. The cottage gets a mixed review; it was airy and sunny and with a great view; it had clearly had its "soft renovation" with pretty curtains and a stylish sofa. But the kitchen (with stove and fridge) was so run-down that it was gross. The tiles in the kitchen were all heavily cracked and there was many spots that would need chemical warfare. Also the floor had a carpet that mimicked hardwood; I wore shoes at all times inside. Some of the cutlery provided smelled like puke and we ended up pre-washing everything we used from the kitchen. The cottages were clearly some of the oldest on the estate, and I could see that some of the cheaper units had better kitchens.

The marina is kept really really well, people were working on it non-stop and it looked great. There were hammocks and outside chairs; although sadly not the pretty chairs displayed in the commercials; only one (!) cottage had those. Pool was great, breakfast okay. A commercial radio was played on loudspeakers at the pool during daytime. The place seems to attract a small party crowd in the week-ends, we didn't find it to be a problem but if they were next door it might have been. There is a laundrette on-site.

  • Stayed November 2013, traveled as a couple
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Property: La Siesta Resort & Marina
Address: 80241 Overseas Hwy, Mile Marker 80.5 Oceanside, Islamorada, FL 33036-3800
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Location: United States > Florida > Florida Keys > Islamorada
Amenities:
Beach Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#10 On the Beach Hotel in Islamorada
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3 star — La Siesta Resort & Marina 3*
Number of rooms: 52
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
One of the best kept secrets and favorite escapes of Keys aficionados, La Siesta in Islamorada, is located on 6-acres of oceanfront accessible by the historic Overseas Highway at mile marker 80. Our hotel is less than 90 minutes from Miami, putting the resort in the heart of the lively Florida Keys, providing a tranquil escape among native flora and fauna for an uncommonly relaxing retreat. Retreat from the everyday and embrace the natural beauty of Florida at its best. The shimmering blue hues of the Atlantic Ocean will greet you upon arrival and the private sugar sand beach will call your name. ... more   less 
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