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The Mermaid & The Alligator

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed here for our 30th wedding anniversary. Let me start out by saying this was a beautiful B&B!! Rebecca was friendly and wonderful! Victor and the "girls" which I wish I could remember all of their name were friendly and fantastic! We had the Garden Suite for 2 nights and then the Sun room for 2 nights. We loved...

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed at the Mermaid & Alligator after a hectic week in Disney. Fantastic location near to Duval Street but far enough away for peace and quite. Very helpful staff and really superb room. Would stay here again and recommend it to anyone.

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Bowling Green, KY
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We spent two nights at the Inn in the Caribbean Queen room. The room was spacious with comfortable bedding and a beautiful bath. The entire Inn was very clean and comfortable. We especially enjoyed the fact that the room also has the entire upstairs front veranda of the home. Breakfast is simple but tasty. The happy hour was nice with...

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Mermaid A, Manager at The Mermaid & The Alligator, responded to this review

We're glad you were pleased with everything and hope you will return.' Enjoy the summer! Geri Manager

Manchester, New Hampshire
Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved our stay at the Mermaid and the Aligator. It was close enough to downtown and the water to walk, but far enough to be quiet. The grounds are just beautiful. They have created a tropical oasis on a downtown street. We loved the plunge pool, perfect after a long day of walking everywhere. We never felt like we...

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Mermaid A, Manager at The Mermaid & The Alligator, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write about your experience here at The Mermaid & The Alligator. The gardens are serene and beautiful, aren't they? I'm so glad you enjoyed them, the pool, and breakfast!! I hope you're able to come back. All the best, Geri L. Innkeeper

Rockaway, New Jersey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we totally enjoyed our stay at the Mermaid and Alligator. they were very accommodating. we stayed in the conch house in the back. loved having our own personal front porch overlooking the rest of the property. breakfasts were delicious and wine and cheese in the afternoon was just what was needed before venturing out for dinner. it was very private...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in April to celebrate our 30th anniversary. Our room was very comfortable and spotless. The facility is beautiful and the outdoor grounds are a tropical oasis (if you can't relax here, you need xanax). Geri, Rebecca and all of the staff were accommodating and friendly ( apologize for failing to remember everyone's names). It was our first trip...

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Mermaid A, Manager at The Mermaid & The Alligator, responded to this review

We're thrilled you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for taking the time to write a review! We hope you make it back here one day! All the best, Geri LaGotta Innkeeper

Calgary
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'd like to preface my review by saying that we have stayed in a great many Bed and Breakfast establishments in Canada, the United States and Europe so I do know what a 5 star B&B is all about. I am unsure of how this particular B&B has achieved a 4 diamond rating. It's not that we didn't enjoy our...

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Mermaid A, Manager at The Mermaid & The Alligator, responded to this review

We do our best to greet every guest with respect, kindness, and hospitality, but every once in a while, we fail to meet someone’s expectations. Your room not being ready after you returned from lunch was our responsibility and regrettable for the inconvenience it caused you. I’m sure we apologized at the time, but I will apologize again that you...

Roanoke, Virginia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I stayed at the Mermaid & the Alligator for our 4th Anniversary in April 2017 and it surpassed our expectations! We received a warm welcome from Geri & Victor, both of whom were so nice and helpful throughout our entire stay. In addition, we stayed in the Bamboo Room and it was fabulous! In fact, we would...

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Mermaid A, Manager at The Mermaid & The Alligator, responded to this review

Feeling welcome is our first intention when our guests arrive. We show them around the property, point out things they might find useful, and invite them to have a cool drink and relax in the garden. It's all about hospitality. We have a staff that's happy to be doing what they're doing, loves Key West, and thrilled to meet each...

Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 21 April 2017

We so enjoyed our time here! The B&B is super cozy and comfortable. Great location. We tucked our bikes in the side yard every night and rode them all around town. We took a quick dip in the pool and it was really relaxing. The grounds are beautiful. Fountains, beautiful plants, an orchid chandelier and hammocks make it feel like...

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Mermaid A, Manager at The Mermaid & The Alligator, responded to this review

Greetings from The Mermaid & The Alligator. Thanks for mentioning Rebecca. She's one of our front desk staff who has been here for almost 8 years! She's a great resource and our guests appreciate her attention to detail. We hope you consider staying with us again. We so enjoyed meeting you and having you as our guests! Yours truly, Geri...

Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

If you find yourself headed to Key West, don't hesitate to book a room with a view at this wonderful Bed and Breakfast where you will find a warm welcome and friendly knowledgeable staff. The beautifully appointed rooms with a vintage feel but modern comforts lack nothing to help you relax and feel at home. The outdoor spaces and inviting...

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Thank you for including so many details of your stay with us. We love taking care of our guests and we benefit, too, from the relaxed and quiet spaces in and around the house. We hope you come back again! Sincerely, Geri L. Innkeeper

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to the casual elegance and style of a more relaxed age. Our beautiful circa 1904 Victorian Home, located in the heart of Old Town Key West, offers the warm hospitality of a traditional bed & breakfast while providing our guest a place to relax, enjoy the ambiance, and even shut out the rest of the world if you choose. Join us and feel at home. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Mermaid & The Alligator

Address: 729 Truman Ave, Key West, FL 33040-6423
Region: United States > Florida > Florida Keys > Key West
Price Range: €259 - €259 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
Also Known As:
The Mermaid & The Alligator Hotel Key West
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Loved the ones I saw but I believe the best is the Caribbean room”
ilnurse, 24 May 2017 | Read review
“Papaya is separate from the main house a little small. Royal Ponciana was upstairs in the main house with a small private balcony.”
mamajam, 19 May 2017 | Read review
“conch house has the bamboo room in front and tworooms around the back. front room has your own front porch and inside a living room area.”
deirdre22223, 10 May 2017 | Read review
“Would like to try the Conch cottage room next time”
tomcW9208BC, 6 May 2017 | Read review
“The Key Lime and Papaya rooms are VERY small so choose accordingly”
Winderbelle, 3 May 2017 | Read review
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