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Richmond, Virginia
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Room 124 was EXCELLENT! Large, clean with all amenities in tremendous working order. This property is 0.9 miles from the center of activity on Duval Street yet walking was A-OK, safe and fun. King bed was comfortable, microwave & frig worked well, WiFI & TV had zero flaws, and bath was HUGE! Very affordable in contrast to other properties downtown....

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Darling's Isle
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

The kids loved the pool and that it's open until midnight. The rooms are fresh and updated. Reception was friendly and helpful. The breakfast was bland but fine. You're so close to it all downtown Key West!

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niagara falls, ontario, canada
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Located near the "quiet end" of Duval street. Safe and clean area. Friendly staff. Arrived early and were given a choice of room. We chose Room 218 which was newly redecorated. Nice large room with two queen beds, large flat screen tv, microwave, coffee maker, iron, hairdryer, toiletries, plenty of new towels. Breakfast at the pool is served from 7...

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Awesome hotel, really updated and clean! Room was huge, two big beds, a tv, microwave oven and refrigerator. Big desk and chair, plenty of space to leave your baggage. Modern and clean bathroom, hair drier and coffee maker also included. Nice detail, there's popcorn to cook when you first arrive to the room :) kind! Parking is not guaranteed but...

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Albany, New York
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

We didn't know better to ask and ended up upstairs requiring narrow cement stairs to reach. Could be dangerous. Our room had old stained carpeting while all our friends had larger rooms with tile floors which were more sanitary. Also our bathtub and toilet both didn't drain and when reported to front desk we were given a plunger. Great location...

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Indian Harbour Beach, Florida
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An older but well-maintained hotel near the Southernmost Point with a helpful and friendly staff. Rooms are large and equipped with coffeemaker, refrigerator and microwave. Excellent heated swimming pool doubles as breakfast area offering bagels and muffins, fruit and yoghurt, juice and coffee.

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Cape Coral, FL
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In town for the 1/2 marathon so hotel rooms were at a premium. Got 2 rooms at the Blue Marlin for a reasonable (for Key West) price and was pleasantly surprised when we got to the room. Room was larger than we had anticipated, the bathroom was as well. Our rooms were updated fairly recently so the place had a...

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Delano, Minnesota
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived early and manager allowed us to park at hotel. Sure helped, as parking is hard to find. Easy walk to Southernmost Point. Hotel was clean and people friendly. It's about two miles to other side of Keys. We walked and enjoyed the sights as we went. Grabbed the Trolley car for a sight seeing tour, and then went...

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Reviewed 14 January 2017

Once you realize that the trip is to Key West and not to sit in your room all day, you immediately realize that even tho the room is simple and sufficient, it is a bargain compared to the rather expensive alternatives. The room was adequate and clean, breakfast is in a little room at the entrance and is also just...

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Onsted, Michigan
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

From the warm, friendly, accommodating staff to the updated and clean rooms to the location for walking everywhere...we found this motel to be perfect. Great pool area, breakfast items, parking and coffee anytime too. Competitive rates. Our car light was on and they telephoned us while we were out to let us know. Recommended!

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We appreciate the kind comments. Thanks!

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Two-story Motel located 1 block from town center & 3 blocks from ocean. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Blue Marlin Motel

Address: 1320 Simonton St, Key West, FL 33040-3114
Region: United States > Florida > Florida Keys > Key West
Price Range: €119 - €304 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Blue Marlin Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 54
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Park your car and walk to center city attractions.”
 of 5 bubbles CurtisF_12, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a newly decorated room.”
 of 5 bubbles Screwball, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Did not notice any noise issues, only stayed one night.”
 of 5 bubbles wingrider70, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
“we stayed in rooms 201 and 202 and they were great. The whole place is very quiet where it is located.”
 of 5 bubbles suziej500, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“room 101 - ground floor, out of direct noise”
 of 5 bubbles Beth999, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
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