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Tropical Cottages

PricelineUS$119*
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So what is par? When not up to means: Termite drippings on the towels Mildew air conditioning smell Leak in the bathroom roof And there was plastic around the pillows waking me every time I moved. But.... It's quaint... It has dishes, fridge, toaster, coffeemaker, micro wave. It's quiet, lots of stores and restaurants And most of all Little Elvis...

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Salt Lake City, Utah
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I booked this stay many months in advance, but canceled it the same day I booked it, because I found accommodations that better fit my families needs. I was promised a refund, but 14 months later have not been refunded. They told me that they tried at first, but there was a problem with the system, so they gave up...

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1Thank anybeachanytime
Central Florida, Florida
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

When I booked this cottage, I thought it looked like a great place to stay. WRONG, our cottage #11's bathroom was outside. YES outside, TOILET, SHOWER and SINK. So you could hear our business only thing up was a white fence separating us and everyone outside. The a/c did not run well, very hot in the room. All I could...

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3Thank ontheriveragain
Reviewed 15 April 2017

We booked cottage 5 and were given cottage 2 when we showed up, both king sized beds, seemed okay with me. The room looked clean at first sight but had a strange smell not quite sure what it was, kind of like an old cigarette covered up with cleaning products maybe. We used a bottle of air freshener/deodorizer in the...

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2Thank Jared S
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

I am laying here in Cottage #1 in tears. This place is horrible!! It smells moldy and I've been coughing since we walked in the door. The ceiling is pieced together plywood, the AC units are noisy and awful. The walls are filthy, the tile floors are cracked. I refuse to shower as I'm petrified the tub will fall through...

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2Thank Kim G
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Great place, great people staff and vacationers. Tiki bar is great. Lots of things to do near by. You can cook your own food to if you choose to. And it's in a nice relaxing location. Will definitely come back. Chad & Cynthia

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Lido Key, Florida
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

The cottages looked nice online so we booked a stay for Spring Break. Sadly when we arrived at dusk, we were not given one of the cottages but an old and badly maintained small mobile home - Cottage #1. The floors were uneven with many broken tiles. The ceiling looked to be plywood pieces with peeling paint and insulation sticking...

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Naples, FL
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

We booked 3 nights at Tropical Cottages on Marathon Key. The unit is #5. It comes with a nice parking space. The unit measures ~26 by 12 feet. It contains an excellent, well tiled shower, commode and bathroom sink as weLL as a good air conditioner. Ot has a large screen TV with plenty of cable channels. It has no...

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Stuart, Florida
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

A bit dated and in need of some repairs but it was clean and comfortable and suited our need for 1 night. Staff was friendly. My husband was not a fan of the outside bathroom but I loved it. Definitely a beach cottage feel and for the price at in season rates it is the cheapest around.

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Arlington, Massachusetts
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Our cabin smelled bad, was dark, airless and not super clean. There were stains on furniture, the bottom of the fridge was rotting and the back door let no light in. There was even termite dust from the air conditioner onto the soap dish in the shower. VERY disappointed and saddened because I though the pics and prior reviews were...

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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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Additional Information about Tropical Cottages

Address: 243 61st Street Gulf, Marathon, FL 33050-2702
Region: United States > Florida > Florida Keys > Marathon
Price Range: $154 - $258 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Tropical Cottages 2*
Number of rooms: 10
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“Go somewhere ethical”
anybeachanytime, 21 Apr 2017 | Read review
“stay away from this place”
ontheriveragain, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Probably any other but here”
  • First looks are okay
  • Roaches in the windows, the seals on the glass are non existant
  • Rust stains and corroded fixtures, almost 0 water pressure as well, molded cauking
  • First looks are okay
  • Nothing like a vintage TV
  • Old furniture and some holes
  • Floor was nasty not sure if it has been cleaned. A wet towel left on it and dried hard as a boar
, 15 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Do not stay in Unit 2. Could hear traffic from highway and airplanes overhead”
telmquist1, 31 Jan 2017 | Read review
“There are probably no good rooms.”
KenB912, 1 Jan 2017 | Read review
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