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Key Lantern Motel and Blue Fin Inn

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Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 29 April 2012

Wow. Not sure where to start. I suppose depressing is a good description of this hotel. Run down also works. Paid $60 per night, but the hotel is worth about $30, provided you can put up with the smell in the rooms. Bring sandals because you won't want to go barefoot in the bathroom. Lovely landscaping. Very turn of the...

3Thank Edmontonoutbound
Halifax, Canada
Reviewed 30 March 2012

The Keys are way expensive - like $250 for a good room. For $68 the Blue Fin gives you a kitchenette with old double beds that have lost firmness and there will be little ants and spiders on the counter tops and tub and bathroom sink. If you are really squeemish about bugs you best spend $250 somewhere else. If...

2Thank Gary610
Kingston, Canada
Reviewed 27 March 2012

Review is based on price paid. Our room was on the Key Lantern side. Room was absolutely huge, with 2 double beds. The tv was an old tube style, but picture was clear and there were tons of channels. Walls were white brick - odd but didn't bother us. Floor was polished cement or something - odd again but didn't...

2Thank ktowntravllr
Coconut Creek, Florida
Reviewed 29 February 2012

This central location brings you stumbling distance from the live music and great sunsets at the Lorelia, short cab ride to Morada Bay, tower of pizza and Islamorada Bakery. The money you save can be spent on gas for your boat, bait for the fish or drinks for fun.

Thank polans
Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 15 February 2012

Big studio suite, kitchen equipment was old but clean. No WIFI signal in the room, but if you stay for 1-2 nights, its not a big deal. For 88 bucks incl tax great deal for Islamorado. Will stay there next time on the way to Key West

Thank K L
Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 3 February 2012

I was more miffed by the whole Keys experience than this motel to be honest, but I can't ignore the fact that it was a run-down building sandwiched inside an extremely sketchy trailer park. I don't think the locks would have done much if someone had decided to walk into our room from outside, and the walls were so thin...

1Thank terryhbell
Cleveland, Ohio
Reviewed 28 January 2012

Nothing fancy here - but a clean and cozy room. The location is great as you can walk a short distance to a cabana bar where we sat and watched the sun set while the band played. Great value for the $$ Owners are great and very helpful. Nice people who seem to care.

Thank Riverliver
Rockville, Maryland
Reviewed 8 January 2012

My husband and I stayed here between January 2 and 5, 2012. Our room (#22) was clean, bright, and comfortable. The rates are inexpensive and the location is good. No complaints at all.

3Thank Elizabeth S
Pineville, North Carolina
Reviewed 29 December 2011

We stayed in Dec 2011 during the Holiday breaks so we paid a little more BUT well worth it and still I think the best bargain on the keys! We had a room on the Blue Fin side with the kitchen. We had service items for 4 which was what we wanted. We could spend our money other places instead...

2Thank Joel H
Palm Bay, FL
Reviewed 4 August 2011

My friend Annette and I stayed one night at the Blue Finn side of this motel. We had room 21, right next to the road and the soda machine. I have to say, for the price, $49 with a full kitchen, the room was immaculate and roomy. Only drawback was frequent visits to the soda machine by others staying here,...

1Thank 321AreaFemale

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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Additional Information about Key Lantern Motel and Blue Fin Inn

Address: 82150 Overseas Hwy, PO Box 484, Islamorada, FL 33036-3673
Region: United States > Florida > Florida Keys > Islamorada
Price Range: $52 - $84 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 24
Also Known As:
Key Lantern Motel And Blue Fin Hotel Islamorada
Key Lantern Motel And Blue Fin Inn Islamorada, Florida
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“The eats rooms (toward the water / away from the office) have a poor wifi signal”
 of 5 bubbles DigitalGreg, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“depends if you want quiet, in which case any room is good”
 of 5 bubbles 418dennisa, 27 Apr 2016 | Read review
“It's a small one level motor inn... all the rooms are about the same.”
 of 5 bubbles debbiesG5329MP, 20 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Second floor is cheaper with less vehicle parking noise. You CAN carry a bike upstairs.”
 of 5 bubbles wwoodrich, 23 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Maybe ask for room that doesn´t have an interconnecting so it will be quieter”
 of 5 bubbles L2756ZQemilyh, 4 Jan 2016 | Read review
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