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West Orange, New Jersey
Reviewed 13 February 2016

The Drop Anchor is an old-school roadside motel that gives you a taste of what the Keys must have looked like back in the 1950's. In my opinion, it is good for those who want to break up a long drive on the way to Key West and stay overnight somewhere not "corporate." The gentleman at the front desk is...

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Reviewed 12 February 2016 via mobile

Really a great spot for this area. Pristine little beach and calm ocean to admire. Water is accessible by ladder, and very shallow, especially at low tide. You could float on it, and maybe snorkel (though you wouldn't see much exciting) but you wouldn't want to walk around in it. Pool is super warm in February, which is great, and...

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Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 11 February 2016

I stayed in room 2 on 11/15-19/2015 and loved the place. This is a vintage resort motel that has the look and feel of how Florida used to be before giant chain hotels sprouted. This motel is several small buildings on the ocean side and has kept its' stylish 1940's-50's architecture intact. Although it is older, it has been well...

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San Antonio, Texas
Reviewed 11 February 2016 via mobile

Very well maintained, clean, comfortable property on a great spot on the water. Beautiful in every detail. Very, very nice. I hope to return here again and again! We wanted a Keys experience and the Drop Anchor Inn is exactly that! Lots of nice places in the area and the hotel property itself makes you want to linger and just...

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Reviewed 10 February 2016

Thanks to Steve and all of his staff for creating such a wonderful relaxing place to stay! We checked in to the trailer the first night thanks to Bill! It's the cutest ever👍 We were moved to room 2 the next day and are still here. We love it. Ocean view with the utmost care of the grounds by the...

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Reviewed 8 February 2016

We got a surprise upgrade to a very spacious room with a tremendous water view! Unexpected and much appreciated! The resort is at a very nice location - restaurants and Theater of the Sea just minutes away.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 February 2016 via mobile

Room 4 was clean and adequately equipped but we were disappointed to find that the was no hot water. As we we only staying one night and reception was not open we could not report it. Pleasant view from man made beach, and easy free parking. Free wifi worked well in the room.

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Nashville, Tennessee
Reviewed 7 February 2016 via mobile

My girlfriend and I had the trailer room which I was really nervous about, but it was perfect, and very clean. Our friends had a standard two-queen room and it was great as well. You can't help but relax at Drop Anchor. Steve and his staff are attentive and friendly. I'd definitely stay here again.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
Reviewed 6 February 2016

We enjoyed our 12 night visit. The grounds are manicured, clean and spacious for the number of guests. The place was full every night. The pool is well maintained if not just a bit cool for a "heated pool". At MM 85 the Drop Anchor is nicely positioned between Key Largo and Marathon in Islamorada. US - 1 out front...

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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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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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: $237 - $425 (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 Resort Islamorada, Florida
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“Believe me, room #7 is the best!”
 of 5 bubbles jawbreaker_12, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Try and pay the extra for an ocean view”
 of 5 bubbles Regen01, 12 Jan 2017 | Read review
“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.”
 of 5 bubbles camerocka, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Stayed in room 4. They all seem to have a view of the ocean. If not, take a few steps out your door.”
 of 5 bubbles BUBLZ22, 12 Nov 2016 | Read review
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