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Banana Bay Waterfront Motel

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Marathon, Florida
Reviewed 4 September 2014

Found motel online and booked for proximity to family and good price. Didn't know what to expect, but wasn't planning on spending a lot of time in room so wasn't worried. What a wonderful surprise ! The place is very cute and cozy. The rooms are comfortable and clean. Our small dog was welcome. The people were very very friendly...

2Thank islandwitt
Lakeland, Florida, United States
Reviewed 18 August 2014

Did we have a great time? YES Did we have a few issues? YES The pool was perfect, very clean and well maintained as were the outside areas of all of the buildings. The staff very nice and prompt. Think this a Mom/Son operation, funny to see them work to get their way. We had a few ants on the...

Thank SSPhone
Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 15 August 2014

GREAT HIDEAWAY quiet, beautiful, and quaint. Not the Tashmahl as its a Motel built in th e 60's but it is clean, nice decor, well kept and the staff is wonderful.... the fishing from the dock is fun! We spent a week there while visiting our Daughters and was then off to Orlando for business.... we concluded our business in...

1Thank 808MauiBoy808
Apopka, Florida
Reviewed 8 August 2014

I did not want to write a review as I am afraid that now I would never be able to get a room! We have been coming to Banana Bay for 10+ years, and hope to continue. The place is extremely clean, rooms are a good size (ok the bathrooms are small but exactually how long do you plan on...

2Thank Sharon B
Fairhope, Alabama
Reviewed 6 August 2014

Dirty baths,Hair in shower and floors. Moved to another room and then gave up. We should have moved to another place. But we were on a fishing trip. Over rated on the internet. We like old school travelers and stayed up in an old place in Cedar Key.

6Thank Claud C
Gainesville, Florida
Reviewed 22 July 2014

Our family spent 2 pleasant nights at this property (room #117). It is very homey with a 50s-style vibe--it reminded me very much of the little family-run places I've seen in the Florida Keys. Only one key per room and rooms have basic locks (one on the door handle and a deadbolt). Our room had an en-suite bathroom (with hairdryer),...

1Thank Anna B
Central Pennsylvania
Reviewed 22 June 2014

From first contact to check out, our stay at Banana Bay was wonderful. Because you cannot reserve a room online, I initially emailed to find out about availability. I quickly received a response from front desk manager Betty, advising that she had a room with a king bed, a twin bed, and a kitchenette, and that it was waterfront. I...

3Thank fydlstyx
Reviewed 13 June 2014

Laid back spot with spectacular view, nothing really going on in Port charlotte but if you need a break, this is the place to be! Helpfull and very friendly, operated by owner, independent motel. Propane BBQ in front of the cabin, a small kitchenette and reasonable prices. Self service laundry.....hey....what more do you need? Got a small pool as well...

2Thank WillemH5
Bolton Canada
Reviewed 14 May 2014

I really like this motel it has everything that I look for at a good price. Rooms clean and perfect size. Efficiency motel, full size fridge and stove, micro wave, coffee maker, flat screen TV. In ground pool, small but nice. Grocery shopping less than 10 minutes away, good restaurants less than 10 minutes away, good fishing dock, fishing guides...

Thank neenienooner
Guelph, Canada
Reviewed 9 March 2014

This is our third time here and it is still clean, comfortable and friendly. The pool is very warm like a warm bath. If you are looking for a new building this is not for you but if you like the old Florida charm this is the place. There are new bedspreads and new T.V's this year. You need to...

3Thank Lois P

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Quaint waterfront motel (upgraded) with full kitchens, wireless internet, Comcast cable, 500 ft. pier, heated pool and pet friendly. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Banana Bay Waterfront Motel

Address: 23285 Bayshore Rd, Port Charlotte, FL 33980-3212
Region: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Port Charlotte
Price Range: $93 - $134 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Banana Bay Waterfront Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 14
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Banana Bay Hotel
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“Definitely waterfront .”
Holland49423, 12 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Waterfront, but I guess you see more of the coming & going!”
donnar274, 15 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Nice place for people who like to take a stroll, or jog.”
ALL4Agape2016, 19 Jul 2016 | Read review
“All rooms were good.”
R8466KNnancys, 14 Jun 2016 | Read review
“The only tip I have is tell them how many are coming and they fit you to the room.”
neenienooner, 25 Apr 2016 | Read review
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