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“A very relaxing and enjoyable stay”
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Island Bay Resort
Ranked #1 of 4 Hotels in Tavernier
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Reviewed November 2, 2013

After a delay of a year, we finally got to stay at Island Bay Resort and it was worth it. The owners are very friendly and helpful. The grounds are kept in such a way that you can't not relax. We stayed in the Conch Key cottage. The suite was quite comfortable and roomy. Mike and carol, We will be back!!!!

Stayed: November 2013, traveled as a couple
3  Thank mwilson920
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Reviewed October 26, 2013

Another fabulous stay at this cozy getaway! The cottages are just right, well appointed with everything you need to be comfortable. The beach and cove are delicious and oh so relaxing. I spent 5 hours in a hammock on the beach yesterday! The sunsets are extravagant! We had breakfast everyday at Harriet's and also grabbed delicious Cuban food at Sunrise Cafe and ate it back at the resort on the beach. Doesn't get much better than this! We WILL be back!

  • Stayed: October 2013, traveled as a couple
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3  Thank Amy M
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Reviewed October 23, 2013

We love staying at this hotel. It's small, well cared for, clean and the owners Mike and Carol are helpful and informative. This trip we stayed in the Sunset room. It was well decorated with a king sized bed, nice sized living room and small kitchen. It's just a short walk to the beach and pier. We watched beautiful sunsets each night. Carol provides a nice restaurant list when you check in. We enjoyed breakfast at Chads and Made to Order and dinners at MM88 and MEAT. We dove each day with Conch Republic Divers just a few miles down the road. Looking forward to spring and another trip to the Keys and Island Bay Resort.

  • Stayed: October 2013, traveled as a couple
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2  Thank scubababe50
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Reviewed October 22, 2013

Wow- just got back from the last leg of my trip, of which was staying at the Island Bay Resort. I completely relaxed staying there. I had the Key West room, the closest to the beach. I woke up every morning with a bay view. It was quiet, peaceful and for me, perfection. Carol gave great tips on places to go, things to see. When I go back, I won't bother researching any other place to stay--I will only stay here. The room was very clean and there was a clean washer and dryer to use. I would recommend as a fabulous easy-going place to stay.

  • Stayed: October 2013, traveled solo
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2  Thank Susan T
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Reviewed October 18, 2013 via mobile

Nice private beach/pier, small but tucked away in a nice spot. A great option for exploring the upper keys. Our room was small, but we didnt need more as we were out most of the time. Mike & Carol were excellent hosts. Two thunbs up!

  • Stayed: October 2013
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1  Thank feistyscientist
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Reviewed October 5, 2013

While not in the category of "luxurious", Island Bay deserves an excellent rating for the type of resort that it is. It is conveniently located in the Upper Keys and within close proximity to good restaurants and other facilities. Each "room" is individually and cleverly decorated with a theme and while small, they are comfortable. The grounds are beautiful with small comfortable sitting areas all over. The small private beach is also lovely. Would recommend Island Bay to anyone looking for a peaceful and unique place to stay.

Stayed: October 2013, traveled as a couple
5  Thank Audrey52
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Reviewed September 5, 2013

What a great place to stay for a few days, a week, or longer!! We stayed in Cottage #2, Birds and Boats and it was just terrific! Each cottage in individually decorated and has a small kitchen and a deck. From our deck we could see the beach. Sunsets were gorgeous and we loved taking the kayaks out when we got back from our adventures! Mike and Carol were very helpful and their recommendations for restaurants and activities were spot on! We'll definitely return!

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  • Stayed: August 2013, traveled as a couple
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Address: 92530 Overseas Highway, Tavernier, Key Largo, FL 33070-2758
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Location: United States > Florida > Florida Keys > Key Largo > Tavernier
Amenities:
Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 4 Hotels in Tavernier
Price Range: $222 - $312 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Island Bay Resort provides you with a complete "Florida Keys experience." Our hotel is centrally located between Key Largo and Islamorada and just two hours from Key West and Miami. Enjoying your Florida vacation is easy. Swimming, snorkeling, kayaking, boating and sunbathing can all be enjoyed from our resort's beach. ... more   less 
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Island Bay Hotel Tavernier
Island Bay Tavernier
Island Bay Resort Key Largo/Tavernier

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