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Marathon Key Beach Club
Reviewed 5 February 2017

The pool is huge and they let you use the hot tub until 10pm. Has a tiki bar with limited selection but is not always staffed. There is a marina outback and we had an opportunity to observe some manatees at a very short distance(4 feet!) Overall good place and the staff is accomodating.

Stayed: January 2017, travelled with family
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Reviewed 7 January 2017

Stayed here for one week with family. The grounds were very nice outside and well kept. There is a water front area but no actual beach to lay on...we would go to Sombrero beach or drive down to the beach on Key West. Pool area and interior were kept clean but could definitely use some updating. Overall my parents preferred this location compared to a hotel they stayed in Key West the week before because it was more relaxed and quiet. If you are looking for more night life I would recommend staying much closer to Key West.

  • Stayed: December 2016, travelled with family
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1  Thank natasha s
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Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

This was our second time here. We really like it but the condos really need updating. I wouldn't say it was dirty but it's not my level of clean. Several thing didn't work properly like our blinds going out to the screened in balcony, my husband had to open and shut them by hand the pulleys didn't work. Definitely need new bedroom mattresses it's like sleeping on a hard board and every time you move they make tons of noise. The pool is very run down it could use a good cleaning. The pool guy came once while we were there he poured 3 big containers of chlorine in the pool and left. It looks like the hotel banana bay which also shares the pool is trying to fix things up. The grounds are very nicely kept and the views are incredible. The best place to see the sunset. We don't spend that much time inside to be that upset about the condo but it would be nice to see some updates.

Stayed: April 2016, travelled as a couple
4  Thank Kimberly C
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Reviewed 10 January 2016 via mobile

My husband and I came down to stay here with my parents, who are a part of the timeshare option here. We were so pleasantly surprised with the property. Sure the decor is slightly outdated, but everything there is pretty well maintained. The property itself is gorgeous and very neatly laid out. There are lots of cool walking paths and it's easy to drive and park. We trailored our 17 foot Hobie fishing kayak on our Excursion and were able to park without a problem, which is rather impressive, especially in the Florida Keys. There was no additional fee to park your trailor or use the boat ramp. They have a nice little marina with a boat ramp you can drop into. Since there is no fishing/lobstering in an active harbor you can see plenty of sealife off the docks and will definitely see lobster. The grounds are well landscaped. The pool and jacuzzi are excellent!!! The pool is huge! The beds could afford an upgrade, but they are definitely tolerable. You have everything you need in the unit to relax, make dinners and enjoy paradise from your screened in balcony. The location is pretty centrally located in Marathon with easy access to everything. It's definitely a little gem in paradise worth staying at.

Stayed: October 2015, travelled with family
1  Thank Lauren M
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Reviewed 10 December 2015

Very roomy for 2 couples but it needs some updates. Beds were hard and very uncomfortable. Wallpaper starting to come unglued. Kitchen floor filthy. Don't walk on it without shoes on. Advertise wi fi but that does not work properly. Swimming pool need help. All new furniture around pool to make it look good, but everything is in desperate need of repair such as the building in the pool area is about to fall down and could be dangerous.

  • Stayed: November 2015, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 22 October 2015

As soon as you turn into driveway you feel like you just entered paradise-all tropical plants and trees surround you. The room was very spacious and clean. The outside area was a treat to behold-we saw lobsters just hanging on the rocks.

Room Tip: all rooms have a screened in porch-the view was like being up in the trees.
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  • Stayed: October 2015, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank Gail M
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Reviewed 25 September 2015

The grounds are lush and well kept, however inside the units are old and tired. The tub and shower enclosures are very hard to open, as are the sliding doors. the vertical blinds are falling apart, the living room furniture is old, stained and ragged. The kitchen utensils, what there is, is old and mismatched. This was an exchange through Interval. Don't let the silver crown fool you, this "resort" is not worthy. On top of that, they require you to leave the towels washing and the dishwasher running with any dirty kitchen/dining items. Also, they tell you if they have to spend too much time cleaning the unit there will be a charge.

  • Stayed: September 2015, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Marathon Key Beach Club

Address: 4560 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050-2332
Region: United States > Florida > Florida Keys > Marathon
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Ranked #12 of 13 Speciality Lodging in Marathon
Price Range: $147 - $204 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Marathon Key Beach Club 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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