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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 September 2012

We stayed there in August. The hotel is situated in a very convenient spot, within a short distance of the 'Southernmost' marker and a pleasant walk up Duvall Street to Mallory Square. The staff were very friendly and approachable. Car parking is plentiful and the room was a good size, clean & comfortable. Breakfast is a bit of a hit...

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Vienna
Reviewed 30 August 2012

We stayed once at Blue Marlin Motel and really liked it. Its a typical Motel with an inner court with parking place and pool in the middle. Rooms very large and beds comfortable. Seems like the hotel has been recently refurbished with some new colours. There is a small reception area with free coffee in the morning. Staff was always...

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dBranham, General Manager at Blue Marlin Motel, responded to this review

Your positive comments keep us going! Thank you!

New york
Reviewed 9 August 2012

We staying here always. Nice place and clean. Close to everything. Nice pool. Staff is very friendly. We deffenetly coming back. Front desk is open 24/7. ...............................................................................................................................................................................................................................

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Orlando, Florida, United States
Reviewed 7 August 2012

I attended the 551 Teen Club Reunion in KW and stayed 3 nights at the Blue Marlin and it was great!!! The staff and hospitality extended to me was superior!!! They have a nice continental breakfast in the mornings and a great pool! Just a nice relaxing atmosphere and convenient. I will definite choose this motel when I return to...

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Hartford, Connecticut
Reviewed 23 July 2012

My husband and I just returned a few days ago from a wonderful stay at the Blue Marlin. The room was clean and very spacious. It was great that a fridge and microwave was included in the room, that allowed us to keep leftovers and snacks/water/beer ice cold! Our room was on the second floor and it was quiet too,...

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Daytona Beach, Florida
Reviewed 17 July 2012

We have stayed at the Marlin two times in the past three years and have really enjoyed every aspect of this place. The location is just right, the staff is great (especially Marcus), the room is spacious and comfortable, and the pool is always clean. Parking was only an issue once when we came in late, but no big deal...

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 14 July 2012

A group of five friends stayed at the Blue Marlin for a single (thankfully) night on June 30th. To begin with, the rooms no longer smell like mold or mildew as described in earlier reviews, but have a VERY strong chemical smell...perhaps to cover up the mildew/mold smell? Drippy faucet. Not a huge deal, right? A basic budget hotel room....

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2Thank Tamara M
dBranham, General Manager at Blue Marlin Motel, responded to this review

Caution is a good thing. We apologize if you believe your claim was mishandled. We think everyone should take the time to check beds when they travel. Check them when you arrive. If you are not comfortable doing this, ask the property to help. Most places will send a staff member to assist. Our property has a very active program...

Longwood, Florida
Reviewed 30 June 2012

Folks, don't be put off by the silver and dark green color scheme. It used to be pretty and pink. We have stayed here many times during the years and the location is great. Not quite on Duval Street but close to the Southernmost Point. Ana's Cuban Cafe is right around the corner for a great breakfast and lunch. You...

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Jamestown, New York
Reviewed 22 June 2012

To start out with when we checked in the staff was AWESOME !! They greeted you with a smile and said Welcome. Though our room wasn't ready yet they let us change into our bathing suits and use the pool. Within 10 minutes they had a room for us and it was very nice. And it was cool inside too....

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Sanibel Island, Florida
Reviewed 14 June 2012

We stayed in Key West for a couple of nights then wanted to extend our stay and we found Blue Marlin. We walked in and the gentleman there was so friendly and held a room for us until we could walk back to our car and get our ID's and credit cards. When we got to the room, we were...

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dBranham, General Manager at Blue Marlin Motel, responded to this review

Our guests are the best! Thanks for letting us know we did a good job!

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Two-story Motel located 1 block from town center & 3 blocks from ocean. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Blue Marlin Motel

Address: 1320 Simonton St, Key West, FL 33040-3114
Region: United States > Florida > Florida Keys > Key West
Price Range: $172 - $510 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Blue Marlin Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 54
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“Park your car and walk to center city attractions.”
 of 5 bubbles CurtisF_12, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a newly decorated room.”
 of 5 bubbles Screwball, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Did not notice any noise issues, only stayed one night.”
 of 5 bubbles wingrider70, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
“we stayed in rooms 201 and 202 and they were great. The whole place is very quiet where it is located.”
 of 5 bubbles suziej500, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“room 101 - ground floor, out of direct noise”
 of 5 bubbles Beth999, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
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