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The Boat House Motel

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05/06/2017 06/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

While my husband was in Marco for a business trip, I decided to join him. Went online & found the Boathouse. Also met friends that live in Ft Meyers so we had 2 rooms The rooms were exceptionally clean & all remodeled. Walking distance to Great Restaurants Located right by the inlet which made the dockside fishing awesome!! We also...

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Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Excellent sized room with very comfortable bed. Very well located for all amenities. Lovely friendly staff. Only criticism would be that bathroom could do with an upgrade. However, we had a great stay.

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TheBoatHouseMotel, Owner at The Boat House Motel, responded to this review

We are so happy you were comfortable during your stay! We do have plans to upgrade the bathrooms, and we think that if you stay with us during your next trip to the U.S. that you will be pleasantly surprised. Thanks again for your kind words and it was a pleasure to have you with us.

San Antonio
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A nice, quiet location, walking distance from restaurants. Value for money. Note that management is on location for only a few hours each day so make arrangements to get a room key and to check out. Upper floor rooms seem to be quieter.

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TheBoatHouseMotel, Owner at The Boat House Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. And thanks for mentioning our office hours so future guests will be aware when they arrive that our office is open 7 days a week from 10 am to 4pm, although most days we are here until 6pm. We are happy to hear that you thought that we were...

Naples, Florida, United States
Reviewed 1 week ago

Love the Boat House. It has the look and feel of an old Florida motel... not a cold, generic chain motel. We stayed in one of the regular rooms and the mattress was super comfortable, the room was clean and cute and the decor was nice. We were there to help a friend celebrate her birthday and they had rented...

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TheBoatHouseMotel, General Manager at The Boat House Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your comments. Because the Boat House Motel is located in the Historic District, we are somewhat obligated to maintain it's "Olde Florida" style & charm. This can be quite the challenge with today's ever-changing technology and the modern day amenities offered by our competitors. Thank you for acknowledging and appreciating our efforts....

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Three boat slip capacity basically for 25 feet or so in protected area with fishing allowed from the docks. Tidal currents are significant. Limited water and no electrical for boats. Two end units have views of docks, waterways and sunsets are worth the up charge. Short walk to restaurants. Friendly, responsive staff and cared for but older facility. The rooms...

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TheBoatHouseMotel, Owner at The Boat House Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review that gives the boating community a heads up on what to expect at our property. We are happy that you enjoyed the waterfront unit and hope that you will stay with us again!

Point Pleasant, West Virginia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Marco Island is a very beautiful place and has the cleanest streets and sidewalks I have ever seen. I stopped there for 1 night while going south to Key Largo. This motel is tucked away at the north end of the Island. The motel although small and has a small pool, it is great for the space it occupies. The...

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TheBoatHouseMotel, Owner at The Boat House Motel, responded to this review

YAY!! Being family owned and operated, we love hearing stories of guest families making memories together here! Thank you for your kind words and from our family to yours, we wish you safe and happy travels until we meet again.

Harvard, Massachusetts
Reviewed 1 week ago

We're extremely fussy and usually ask to see the room before we rent. The Boat House was perfect for our one night stay -- we thoroughly enjoyed it. A first upon checkout -- we were asked if there's anything that could be made better in the room. Very nice. Sue & Bruce from Cape Cod

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TheBoatHouseMotel, Owner at The Boat House Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a great review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and we hope to see you again the next time you are on Marco Island.

Orland Park, Illinois
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we just got back home to chicago from marco island florida. we stayed for the second time at the boathouse motel. we had such a good time . everything was as great as the first time we stayed. but this time the dolphins were right there . you could almost touch them. we just sat there one day just watching...

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TheBoatHouseMotel, General Manager at The Boat House Motel, responded to this review

I moved to Marco from Chicago over 20 years ago and I get just as excited about a dolphin sighting today as I did my first time...it truly never gets old!! So happy to hear you had a personal encounter with the dolphin right off our dock! That makes your visit so special and memorable. Thank you for taking the...

Marco Island, Florida
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Boat House for two nights. Our room was comfortable and had a full size fridge which was great! We sat on the dock and watched dolphins and boats go by as the sun was setting - delightful! Our hosts could not have been more welcoming and eager to please.

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TheBoatHouseMotel, Front Office Manager at The Boat House Motel, responded to this review

We appreciate your taking the time to post your thoughts! We take every word to heart and rely on them to make any changes our guests deem fit. Thank you so much! Safe and happy travels!

Dover, New Jersey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The room was basic but clean. There was a mini curing with free coffee pods. The staff was helpful and friendly. There was a washer and dryer on site and a dock that you can fish off. There was a small pool and it was well maintained. It was worth the money and there was a good bar and grill...

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TheBoatHouseMotel, Owner at The Boat House Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to review us. We appreciate your straight forward style!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Family owned and operated since 1994 The Boat House Motel is a quaint little place tucked away in Olde Florida. In this quiet and peaceful environment you will enjoy nature at its best while being close to “civilization”. We are committed to preserve the charm of “Olde Marco”. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Boat House Motel

Address: 1180 Edington Pl, Marco Island, FL 34145-2063
Region: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Marco Island
Price Range: $216 - $352 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Boat House Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 24
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Also Known As:
The Boat House Motel Hotel Marco Island
The Boat Hotel
Boat Hotel Marco Island
The Boat House Motel Marco Island, Florida
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#1 Best Value Hotel in Marco Island
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“See comments above.”
Ott0W, 23 May 2017 | Read review
“The boat house suite with its own dock! Grab some friends or family and split the cost... perfect place to celebrate a life event.”
JenC807, 19 May 2017 | Read review
“There are two rooms on the end (top and bottom) that have a view of the intracoastal waterway”
mrfairchild, 10 May 2017 | Read review
“some rooms have pet allowed and there are docks available for small boats.”
care59, 23 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Room 13 was great for us!”
264leos, 21 Apr 2017 | Read review
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