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The Mermaid & The Alligator

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Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

This was our first trip to Key West and we were looking for a romantic way to do it. We searched online and found The Mermaid & The Alligator amongst the numerous B&B's. The price, location, and amenities met our needs and we booked it...More

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Response from Geri L, Manager at The Mermaid & The AlligatorResponded 14 November 2017

What a wonderful review. Thank you for telling others about your time here. We love taking care of our guests and making them feel at home. We think a lot of Key West as well, and so we share as much as we can with...More

Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

A fantastic and beautiful place in Key West. The house and the garden are gorgeous and really peacefull. Every little detail is well think to make you feel home. Our room was perfect with a little balcony. Gerri, Victor and the team are wonderful,alwayd good...More

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Response from Geri L, Manager at The Mermaid & The AlligatorResponded 14 November 2017

Thank you for telling others about your experience. We're glad our suggestions worked out well for you. Please come back soon! Yours truly, Geri L. Manager

Reviewed 17 August 2017

I loved this place, it reminded me of staying at your favorite Aunt's house with the homey feel but also getting spoiled every day. The feeling of being somewhere special and getting treated special as well. Love the rooms, the gardens, atmosphere and the staff....More

Thank Misty W
Reviewed 9 August 2017

This is a well-run B&B with a great staff and excellent location! Highly recommend it. We spent 5 days there in the summer, and especially enjoyed the deck/pool/patio area.....like living in your very own rain forest! Very relaxing, and the staff was extremely helpful &...More

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Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Located in a 1902 Victorian house with jungle like gardens in back where you have breakfast outside . Each room is different and lovely. We had the Audubon room with access out French doors to the garden, breakfast and the small pool/hot tub. If you...More

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Response from Mermaid A, Manager at The Mermaid & The AlligatorResponded 25 July 2017

Thank you for writing such a lovely review. We're glad you enjoyed your stay and hope you can come back again! All the best, Geri Manager

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US$291 - US$356 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$291 - US$356 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Mary S
25 July 2016|
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Thank you for your interest in our guest house. We are an Adults only property, all rooms have 1 King or 1 Queen bed. Kind Regards!
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M. Suzanne H
18 June 2016|
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Response from Lisa Z | Property representative |
Our guest house like many here in Key West has limited parking. It is on a first come first serve basis. Often many guests do not require parking and we are able to accommodate all guests with parking. Sometimes, however... More
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jennymorse55
14 May 2016|
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Response from MermaidAlligator | Property representative |
Hi Jenny, All of our rooms are designed to accommodate 2 adult guests in 1 king or queen size bed. Complete information on our rooms and rates are shown on or website which you can find by searching for the Mermaid & The... More
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