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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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Reviewed 14 July 2012

We've stayed in the Keys a handful of times. Nothing compares to this Inn. In a way I don't want to post this great review, because I want to keep it a secret - but it is so serene and exquisite that I believe everyone planning a trip to the keys should experience it. Not the Garden Hotel (that Fodors... More 

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Vienna, Virginia
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Reviewed 14 July 2012

My husband and I stayed 3 nights in The Mermaid and the Alligator, Key West. It is absolutely B&B #1 and not just in Key West. While we were there, we met one couple who were there for their 18th stay and I can see why. From the moment you walk in, you can see how much love the owners... More 

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Milford, Connecticut
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Reviewed 9 July 2012

We spent a week in the Sun Room at the Mermaid and the Alligator this July (2012) and the experience was one of perfection. We were greeted by Dean and Rebecca and immediately made to feel at home. The house is beautiful inside and out with a variety of stunning art - prints, paintings, sculptures, tapestries, statues and every other... More 

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Jupiter, Florida
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Reviewed 9 July 2012

After our 3 night stay at The Mermaid & The Alligator, I can't imagine staying anywhere else in Key West. The service, hospitality, cleanliness & decor were amazing. The location is a short walk to the bustling Duval Street, but you would never know it because it is so serene at this B&B. The garden is lush and our Royal... More 

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Negaunee, Michigan
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Reviewed 6 July 2012

I feel that very few properties truly deserve five stars. But, there is no doubt that the Mermaid deserves every honor and recognition they collect. We are newlyweds who stayed in the Garden Room from 6/28-7/1 and were very impressed. Geri and Dean greeted us and made us feel at home immediately. We spent about 30 min. hauling our bags... More 

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New York
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Reviewed 2 July 2012

Wow, is the first thing that comes to mind when describing our -way too short - one night stay at The Mermaid and The Alligator last week. It is a little pricier than most of the other B&B's we were looking at, but once you arrive, you can see why. The already gorgeous pictures do not do it justice, this... More 

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Reviewed 30 June 2012

We just returned from a stay at The Mermaid and the Alligator and could not have been happier! Everything in this B&B is perfect and the inn keepers have clearly put alot of thought into every detail. The grounds are lush, tropical and beautiful. We stayed in the Caribbean Queen room which was spacious, spotless and very tastefully decorated. The... More 

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England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 29 June 2012

We have just returned from Key West had three nights at Alligator and Mermaid . Loved it so quaint . We had the key lime room small but lovely inside. They serve a great breakfast by the small pool in a very pretty garden .. paradise. Havanna and Caya ( 2 dogs ) and the staff made you feel liked... More 

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Reviewed 28 June 2012

Stayed for our 10 year anniversary in the papaya room. What a great place to stay, the staff couldn't have been better and the service was top notch. They booked trips and dinners for us while we were there guest. This was my first BB stay and I can say there will be more at the mermaid and alligator. The... More 

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Caracas, Venezuela
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Reviewed 25 June 2012

Everything in this B&B is perfect, you will find a lot of details made with a great taste. The staff is very friendly and helpful. I stayed in the Bamboo Room and it was perfect, spacefull and you don't want to leave. The gardens are beautiful and well kept. A good choice, I will return and try another room to... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to the casual elegance and style of a more relaxed age. Our beautiful circa 1904 Victorian Home, located in the heart of Old Town Key West, offers the warm hospitality of a traditional bed & breakfast while providing our guest a place to relax, enjoy the ambiance, and even shut out the rest of the world if you choose. Join us and feel at home. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Mermaid & The Alligator

Address: 729 Truman Ave, Key West, FL 33040-6423
Region: United States > Florida > Florida Keys > Key West
Price Range: $199 - $440 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
Also Known As:
The Mermaid And The Alligator
The Mermaid & The Alligator Hotel Key West
The Mermaid & The Alligator Key West, Florida
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“Every room is amazing.”
 of 5 bubbles Dabs-Sutton-uk, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Garden suite was sweet”
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“All rooms are great! Each has its own highlight.”
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“We had the garden room but all are pictured on their web site. Some couples are on a quest to try each and every one.”
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“The Sun room is up floor and has a private balcony. As the name suggest the light come in at sunrise through many windows.”
 of 5 bubbles U5910PSfrankm, 29 Jul 2016 | Read review
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