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Blue Marlin Motel
Ranked #33 of 77 Key West B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 10 February 2012

Great location close to famous Duvall Street and the South Beach. Free limited parking. If you get a spot don't move your car, just walk or ride the Old Town Trolley which you can catch about a block away. There is lots to see and do, and great places to eat, within walking distance. Convenient, clean laundry facilities. The recently redecorated room was spacious, very clean, quiet and comfortable. We enjoyed the tile floors and the plantation shutters. The Continental breakfast was enough to get us by until lunch and we could take it to our room.

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  • Stayed: February 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 9 February 2012

I was rather surprised that this hotel was offered as the cheapest on Key West. The room was very clean, in a good shape. The motel seems to be built in 50s-60s, yet it is in a very good shape. The location is perfect - Duval Street and Southernmost point are just around the corner. Great value for money.

  • Stayed: January 2012, travelled with friends
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1  Thank David_PRG85
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Reviewed 5 February 2012

located in a convenient location close to old town and all sites, yet quiet. Our room was spacious and clean. Breakfast a bit skimpy but adequate. Personnel very helpful. We would definately stay here again!

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  • Stayed: January 2012, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank FilRon
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Reviewed 4 February 2012

Great location, very clean, great price, close to Duval St, close to beach, nice pool. Marcus, the guy at the front desk very friendly, and helpful. Wouldn't stay anywhere else!

  • Stayed: March 2011, travelled with family
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Reviewed 28 January 2012

Our room was spacious, airy and light. The decor just seemed perfect for Key West. It was clean and had all the amenities.
The motel is close to the ocean in one direction and within walking distance to all the action on Duval Street.
The laundry station is clean and well lit. I used it twice on our stay and everything worked perfectly.
Staff helpful and pleasant.

  • Stayed: January 2012, travelled as a couple
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2  Thank Riverliver
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Reviewed 20 January 2012

Stayed for 2 nights in January, probably the coldest 2 in Key West this year. Room was basic but clean. Breakfast incl. Served in reception, very basic and had to be taken to room. Nice clean pool w sunbeds. At 210 per night plus taxes this was not a bargain. 13 blocks from the citycenter, but just a short walk to small local beach. Some good restaurants in the area. Plus for free parking.

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2  Thank TinaMalmoSweden
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Reviewed 17 January 2012

I was looking for something special in Key West and the Blue Marlin delivered - it's not a cutesy gingerbread B&B (where half the rooms are furnished with IKEA wicker anyway) but as far as I'm concerned, it's just as valid a slice of American history.

It's possibly the best located motel with free onsite parking which is great as everything you'll want to see is within walking distance.

Sure, the breakfast is a pretty basic affair but you've got a fridge and microwave in your room and you're surrounded by restaurants, delis and all manner of places that serve up food so just grab a coffee and get out and explore.

The room we had was typical motel style, spotlessly clean and huge - excellent value for Key West.

  • Stayed: December 2011, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Blue Marlin Motel

Address: 1320 Simonton St, Key West, FL 33040-3114
Region: United States > Florida > Florida Keys > Key West
Amenities:
Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #33 of 77 B&Bs / Inns in Key West
Price Range: $148 - $413 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Blue Marlin Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 54
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Two-story Motel located 1 block from town center & 3 blocks from ocean. ... more   less 
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