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The Mermaid & The Alligator

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  • Excellent92%
  • Very good5%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“bamboo room”(53 reviews)
“b b”(328 reviews)
“treetop suite”(27 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Reviewed 31 October 2012

This was the best bed and breakfast I have ever had the pleasure staying it. The owners and their staff have thought of everything to make one feel at home. From the evening wine tastings to the fabulous home made breakfasts this is a must-stay...More

Thank Jamie F
Reviewed 29 October 2012

We were so glad we read Coastal Living (May 2012) where they featured this truly amazing place. We booked 3 nights in the Treetop Suite and we were so delighted to find such a fascinating place to unwind for an extended weekend on our vacation...More

Thank Ana S
Reviewed 27 October 2012

My partner and I stayed here in October. We had never been to Key West before. Geri set us up with all the best things to do. I've never had anyone at a hotel be so helpful. Our Bamboo Room was especially charming, and the...More

1  Thank APLeGros
Reviewed 26 October 2012

We booked 3 nights at The Mermaid & The Alligator, wondering if this place would be worth the money and meet all our expectations of a historic, memorable place to stay on our first visit to Key West. Absolutely we loved this wonderful home. Rebecca...More

Thank Marlyn G
Reviewed 24 October 2012 via mobile

My wife and I returned to Key West for the first time since 1979. We wanted a perfect experience and we we not disappointed. The M&A is sophisticated yet still warm and welcoming. Lush and exotic but comfortable and accessible. If you're going to Key...More

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Amenities
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Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Concierge
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
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Pool
Outdoor pool
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Price range
US$291 - US$356 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$291 - US$356 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Dining (80)
Pool & Beach (49)
Hotel & Grounds (678)
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Mary S
25 July 2016|
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Response from Lisa Z | Property representative |
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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