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Reviewed 6 February 2016

We stayed in cottage #14 which accommodated our small family plus a friend with room and privacy for everyone. The property is extremely well maintained; the pool, walkways and beach/bulkhead area are immaculate. Units are older, but very charming and very clean with comfortable furnishings including the beds. We were able to grill, and this cottage has a well-equipped kitchen....

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Fernandina Beach, FL
Reviewed 1 February 2016

We loved staying at the Drop Anchor. It is in a perfect location with access to restaurants and other attractions. The resort is a bit older and we would have rated it higher if the sitting area furniture had been more comfortable. It was so nice getting up in the morning with the ocean out the back door. Loved having...

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Drop_Anchor_Resort, Owner at Drop Anchor Resort, responded to this review

We thank you for staying with us please come again !!!

New Franklin, OH
Reviewed 1 February 2016

Drop Anchor Resort was just OK...certainly not Excellent. Service was good, place was very clean (in and out) but it's very "worn" and really outdated. We were in Unit 16 which had a great view and nice porch. TV in living area was mounted way up on wall and so small you could hardly see video from couch. Lots of...

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Drop_Anchor_Resort, Owner at Drop Anchor Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your review . We have replaced TV with a much larger one. We also checked windows and did not fine these Gaps that let in MOSQUITOES .Perhaps when you were going in and out some insects got in. It sounds like you needed to stay in a modern flagged hotel. Our web site is quite accurate we...

Hilton Head, South Carolina
Reviewed 30 January 2016

The Drop Anchor Resort is OK. It is not great, it is not terrible. Our room was large and comfortable. There was not a dresser or any real surface to set items. The table in the bathroom was very small. My wife and I did not have space for all of our stuff. There were no hangers. They have a...

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Melbourne, Florida
Reviewed 23 January 2016

We stayed in room 7, magnificent view and peaceful sleeping as you gaze out onto the ocean. One large family room with a small kitchen is comfortable. Very clean and pleasant, accommodating staff. The hotel architecture is fun and very well maintained. The beach is the best! Comfortable recliners, chairs, tiki huts and hammocks!

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Drop_Anchor_Resort, Manager at Drop Anchor Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our Resort. It was a pleasure having you as our guest. We try to keep a relaxing and peaceful atmosphere here for our guests' much deserved down time. We do pride ourselves in the maintenance of the grounds and rooms. We do have a quaint, hidden charm and aspire to keep the...

Annville, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 22 January 2016 via mobile

Clean rooms comfortable relaxing half way between key west and miami. Great ocean beach front close to resturants . Heated pool . Hog heaven yards away excellent shrimp tacos..best ever. Sun rise view easy access to everything.

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Drop_Anchor_Resort, Manager at Drop Anchor Resort, responded to this review

We cannot tell you how much your wonderful review means to us. Thank you for taking the time to review our resort. Maintaining our rooms and grounds are also a top priority for us. Our close location to many fun and fine dining establishments makes for a much more rel;axing and fun stay for our guests. We look forward to...

Knoxville, Tennessee
Reviewed 19 January 2016 via mobile

The Drop Anchor Resort is a throw back to the 1960s. My daughter (age 33) and I stayed there on a short father/daughter vacation/fishing trip in January. We were in Unit 12, which is a classic 60's Florida motel apartment overlooking Hwy 1. We were aware of this when we booked the unit, so no problems there. We could walk...

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Drop_Anchor_Resort, Manager at Drop Anchor Resort, responded to this review

We cannot tell you how much your wonderful review means to us. Thank you for taking the time to review our resort. Maintaining our rooms and grounds are also a top priority for us. I will pass along your words of praise to our hard working staff. We look forward to the opportunity to have you as our guest again...

Reviewed 8 January 2016 via mobile

Clean and quaint. VERY pleasant and helpful staff. Very representative of Islamorada. We found that it was in a convenient location. Cute but dated. Tropical Oasis but reasonable on the purse. If traveling thru, drop your anchor here. Room 16 was a suite.

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Drop_Anchor_Resort, Manager at Drop Anchor Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our resort. Maintaining our rooms and grounds are also a top priority for us. I will pass along your words of praise to our hard working staff. We look forward to the opportunity to have you as our guest again in the future

Reviewed 8 January 2016 via mobile

I stayed in this pretty resort just for one night with my boyfriend, having a stop during a road trip in the Keys scenario. Actually it was the second time we came here in this hotel. The first time was a couple of years ago during the summer. Both the times we were satisfied by the service, the accommodation and...

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Drop_Anchor_Resort, Manager at Drop Anchor Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our Resort. It was a pleasure having you as our guest. We try to keep a relaxing and peaceful atmosphere here for our guests' much deserved down time. We do pride ourselves in the maintenance of the grounds and rooms. We do have a quaint, hidden charm and aspire to keep the...

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Reviewed 7 January 2016 via mobile

This is not a standard, cookie cutter place to stay. Some thought has gone in to the decor and amenities. Jenn is a kind and thoughtful host. The rooms are clean, personal and relaxing in their decor. To me this is how the Keys should be. A vacation from it all, a place to reconnect, revitalize and relax. You won't...

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Thank you for taking the time to review our Resort. It was a pleasure having you as our guest. We try to keep a relaxing and peaceful atmosphere here for our guests' much deserved down time. We do pride ourselves in the maintenance of the grounds and rooms. We do have a quaint, hidden charm and aspire to keep the...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Life at Drop Anchor is simple, intimate, and unforgettable... Drop Anchor Resort and Marina is a unique oceanfront hideaway nestled in the heart of the fabulous "purple isle" of Islamorada. Intimate and private, accommodations range from Standard rooms to Suites, in most cases with private balconies. Each room is individually designed with a tropical flair befitting the unique island spirit of the fabulous Florida Keys. Our history is rich; wed have been a landmark in Islamorada for more than 50 years. We aspire to keep the "Old FL Keys" spirit alive while offering just 18 fresh, updated rooms with charming amenities for our guests' comfort is one of our top priorities. We strive to ensure rooms are among the most immaculate in the Florida Keys. Lush palm trees sway over our beautiful pool and private beach. Our grounds feature colorful tropical flora, relaxing sitting areas and hammocks swaying under tall palms. The property also boasts an Oceanside dock and private boat ramp available to our guests. Located in the "Fishing Capital of the World", we are within a few miles of the best dining and water sports in the Florida Keys. Our memorable resort hotel is located approximately 80 miles south of Miami International Airport and 85 miles north of Key West. Get lost and found in paradise at Drop Anchor Resort and Marina. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Drop Anchor Resort

Address: 84959 Overseas Hwy, Islamorada, FL 33036
Region: United States > Florida > Florida Keys > Islamorada
Price Range: $204 - $429 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Drop Anchor Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 18
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Drop Anchor Hotel Islamorada
Drop Anchor Resort Islamorada, Florida
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“The larger beach front rooms are the best.”
 of 5 bubbles TamraN192, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Double, even triple check that your reservation actually exists.”
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“Stayed in room 4. They all seem to have a view of the ocean. If not, take a few steps out your door.”
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“Number 17 is an old school travel trailer and awesome”
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“Room 7 is awesome!”
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