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The Boat House Motel

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Beautifully updated, quiet spot on the water. Tried fishing off the docks and caught many sea trout, sheepshead and catfish, and hooked a couple of snook, all while watching dolphins swim by. No beach, but a nice pool to cool off in. Great staff, clean,...More

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Response from TheBoatHouseMotel, Owner at The Boat House MotelResponded 2 days ago

Thanks for taking the time to share your experience! We are glad to hear you enjoyed our awesome fishing hole and we'll look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a fantastic time on Marco Island and Desserie at The Boat House Motel made it that much better. What a great lady. We arrived later in the afternoon and she fixed us up with a great room. The king size bed was very...More

Thank Wendy R
Response from TheBoatHouseMotel, Owner at The Boat House MotelResponded 2 days ago

Thanks for a great review! We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you got to have coffee with the dolphins! Come see us again when you are back in the States.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Room 11 has an amazing balcony and view of the channel and gulf. We saw dolphins every day and spent hours watching boats and fishing. Good restaurants were within walking distance. The pool is a nice size and the staff were very welcoming and helpful....More

Thank Kelly G
Response from TheBoatHouseMotel, Owner at The Boat House MotelResponded 6 days ago

We never get tired of the view from that balcony and are so happy to hear that you enjoyed it as well! Come stay again when you get down this way, we'd love to have you back!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Headed to Marco for a family wedding, not knowing what to expect! Found this wonderful little place on an inlet with everything you need for a get away! Waterfront, updated rooms, and close to the original heart of Marco! Walking distance from some awesome little...More

Thank Debbie B
Response from TheBoatHouseMotel, Owner at The Boat House MotelResponded 6 days ago

Thanks for your kind review. We are happy that you found us and glad to hear you enjoyed your time with us. We'll look forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed 1 week ago

We We’re pleasantly greeted with a cold beer / beverage when we arrived and assigned our room on the 2nd floor. This is the perfect location for us, first time visitors to Marco Island. The rooms, pool area and dock are kept very clean. The...More

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Response from TheBoatHouseMotel, Owner at The Boat House MotelResponded 6 days ago

Thanks for your honest review. We are in the process of adding some lights and looking for a solution for the window treatments. Glad you enjoyed your stay otherwise and we appreciate your input!

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Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Free Parking
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
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Air Conditioning
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Refrigerator in room
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Heated pool
Outdoor pool
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US$148 - US$257 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#1 Best Value Hotel in Marco Island
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Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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US$148 - US$257 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#1 Best Value Hotel in Marco Island
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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rfletcher678
November 12, 2017|
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Response from Zammy25 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the pool is heated.
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Melanie B
March 24, 2017|
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Response from TheBoatHouseMotel | Property representative |
Having never launched a kayak myself, I'm not exactly sure where this can be done. I will offer a few suggestions and let you make an informed decision. If you feel that you can safely put your kayak in the water off of... More
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Sally M
March 3, 2017|
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Response from TheBoatHouseMotel | Property representative |
Goodland is a quaint little fishing village just off of Marco Island specifically about 5-6 miles from the Boat House Motel (about a 15-20 minute car ride). Just before going over the Goodland Bridge on San Marco Road... More
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"Be specific on what you want, they will assure you get it."
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"waterfront views are very nice"
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"Water views, boat slip"
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