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Royal Hawaiian Motel / Botel
Ranked #4 of 17 Marathon B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Cocoa, Florida
1 review
“Great place to stay!”
Reviewed August 11, 2010

The motel was very clean and conveinent. You have you dock outside your room so load and go,the ocean and bay are just minutes away. The staff is awesome they are super friendly and attentive to all your needs as they are available. There is regular room and some with kitchenette if you like to cook rather then eat out. We will be staying there again.
Also the price is well worth it I found it to be very reasonable.

To the staff you guys are in the right business keep up the good work!!!

  • Stayed June 2010, traveled with friends
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Paris, France
Level 3 Contributor
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Reviewed July 25, 2010

I do not understand how this place gets so much good reviews.

The woman running the place was VERY cold, pretending not to understand our accent (European), except when money was involved.
Did not care much for our questions/concerns (AC)
Pool is not the one on the pictures!!! It's more like a bathtub.

There are so many other good places to stay in Marathon, no reason to set a foot there.

  • Stayed July 2010, traveled with friends
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rhmb30, Owner at Royal Hawaiian Motel / Botel, responded to this review, July 30, 2010
We are very sorry to hear about your experience. We strive very hard for our guest to have a pleasant stay. Our many reviews speak for themselves. Our pool is Definitely the one in the picture.
As far as the language barrier, we believe that we are always very helpful to our guest in answering all their inquiries. I can see where this can possibly happen as we have encountered this when we have traveled to Europe.
We feel very honored in having you stayed with us even after stating that "There are so many other good places to stay in Marathon".
Please enjoy life to the fullest!!!
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Fort Pierce, Florida
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Reviewed July 23, 2010

This is an older place that is very well kept. The rooms are clean, the beds are comfortable, and the TV's are up to date (not that you'll spend much time watching.) Quick access to either ocean or gulf. Bait shops are close by, of course nothing is far in the Keys. Internet, refrigerator and microwave in all rooms. Grills are available and the staff is friendly and helpful!

  • Stayed June 2010, traveled with friends
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Deerfield Beach, Florida
1 review
Reviewed July 15, 2010

The Royal Hawaiian was awesome! We had so much fun! the staff was amazing,,,,really going out of their way to make sure that our stay was perfect. They have their own boat ramp and trailer parking on site. Our room was very clean and the air conditioning was very cold. We would stay there again in a heartbeat!

  • Stayed July 2010, traveled as a couple
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Deerfield Beach, Florida
Level 1 Contributor
2 reviews
Reviewed July 6, 2010

I could not have asked for anything better. This was our first time staying here and it was absolutely perfect. The kids had the dock that they could fish off of. They had a clean pool to swim in. The boat was docked right behind our room. The rooms were clean and roomy. The location is perfect, you are proximal to tons of stores and restaurants. Jeanne and Nick were absolutely awesome. If we needed something, we usually got it before we even asked. They are both extremely personable people. There are some places that are kid friendly, or adult friendly....this place was both - family friendly! Thank you for a very memorable time!!

  • Stayed July 2010, traveled with family
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Miami, Florida
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Reviewed July 5, 2010

The hotel/botel was extremely clean, minutes from the ocean although the hotel/botel is on the bay side.. Jeanne, Nick and their dog Lucy run the place and they were very gracious, knowledgeable and accommodating. The place is not fancy, just very basic, no frills, kick off your shoes, relax and be yourself kind of a place. Great location too. Publix, CVS, Winn Dixie, Kmart, Walgreen's are all minutes away.

  • Stayed July 2010, traveled with family
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Miami, Florida
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Reviewed July 2, 2010

This is a small hotel located in Marathon Key. It's run by a couple, who are really nice and helpful. If you want to know where are the good (and cheap) restaurants, just ask them and they will even draw you a map. The hotel rooms are really nice, with a plasma tv and a little fridge. I would definitely recommend this hotel to anyone who goes to the Keys.

  • Stayed June 2010
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Property: Royal Hawaiian Motel / Botel
Address: 12020 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050-3525
Location: United States > Florida > Florida Keys > Marathon
Amenities:
Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 17 B&Bs / Inns in Marathon
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Royal Hawaiian Motel / Botel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 8
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
All of our rooms are updated annually. We are an Old Keys Motel with True Keys ambiance. Our only link to modern technology is Wireless Internet and cable TV. We are small, quiet, peaceful, and truly have the cleanest rooms in the area. Our customers are largely repeat guests. ... more   less 
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