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Saint Charles, Missouri
Reviewed 9 August 2014

We loved the sands! The owners are a young couple that have just had the place 18 months so this is a recent review. Stayed 3 nights and enjoyed every minute! Their sign had been destroyed in a recent accident so it was a little hard to find right away but once we found it we love it. Small quaint...

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Margate, Florida
Reviewed 5 August 2014

OK, first the positive: The place is very quaint. The grounds are nice with beautiful views of the Atlantic. The rooms are tiny but very clean. Rooms 18 and 19 were the best with wrap around patios with hammocks and chairs. The staff is helpful and friendly. The pool spacious and clean, and the jacuzzi, except for sand in the...

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Saint Francisville, Louisiana
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Reviewed 31 July 2014 via mobile

When first pulling in I thought, I messed up. BUT, after entering, accommodations were incredible. The staff was friendly and courteous. The suite was spotless and beautifully appointed. Tropical vegetation, Tropical birds flourished. The pool and hot tub included for ones pleasure. We spent the first night at Breezy Palms, directly next door. It paled by comparison. It had warm...

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 1 July 2014

I stayed here for one night on the way to Key West. It was an older location. The room was simple and clean. This hotel was good for a night passing through but I don't think I'd want to stay here too long.

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3Thank Matthew B
Schofield
Reviewed 15 June 2014

After much research on Tripadvisor, we decided on this motel for our spring break trip to the Florida Keys. The rates were on the lower end for this area and time of year. The staff was extremely friendly and attentive. The room we booked for 4 nights was basic, but clean and well maintained. It was a great base for...

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6Thank tknopf
Reviewed 3 June 2014

We booked 8 nights here. It was awesome. We had reserved expectations based on some of the rooms but those were quickly dispersed once Yeny showed us to our first room (15). It was a very quaint and clean room with all the amenities necessary for a great stay. Yeny and Alex were very attentive, friendly and helpful. Yeny and...

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3Thank Jeff M
La Mirada, California
Reviewed 25 April 2014

This property is in need of substantial improvement if it is to live up to its billing as a "resort hotel." When we arrived in Room #13, we found insects on the walls, on the air conditioner, and mosquitoes flying around. Their wi-fi was down, and Yeny said that their Comcast services doesn't always work. Although the room is said...

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11Thank Philip M
Fort Collins, CO
Reviewed 13 April 2014

This property, mid-way down the Keys, is worthy of consideration. As the other reviewers highlighted, the property managers, really go the extra mile to ensure that you are welcome. Meeting Yeny is like meeting a friend that you have not seen in a while. We stayed in room #13, and it was very much as I expected from reading the...

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2Thank Fourteener
Roseburg, Oregon
Reviewed 12 April 2014

This is what my husband and I wanted for a first time Islamorada visit. Yeny is above sweetness and works very hard to please their guests. Alex works sunrise to sunset cleaning and fixing up property, both deserve A+ for effort in updating the rooms. We loved the "old school vibe" memories from my high school days renting beach houses....

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3Thank Lizfish97470
Bruce Peninsula, Canada
Reviewed 2 April 2014

After a very long day's travel we arrived at the Sands of Islamorada to a very pleasant experience thanks to Yeny,the hotel manager.This facility has character and the rooms are spotless. It's nice to have a kitchenette in case you want a light meal although Yeny gave us great advise on restaurant options. The bed was very comfortable and everything...

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
An awesome, intimate escape right in the center of the Keys. All of our rooms have recently been refreshed from top to bottom. For a pet & people friendly tropical retreat...This is the spot. This is the kind of place Jimmy Buffett sings about. We are very Keysee and very clean! A sparkling pool and hot-tub with a view of the beach, boat launch and pier, await you. Our rooms and efficiencies can accomodate from 1 to 6 people very comfortably. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sands of Islamorada

Address: 80051 Overseas Hwy, Mile Marker 80, Islamorada, FL 33036-3802
Region: United States > Florida > Florida Keys > Islamorada
Price Range: €143 - €311 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Sands of Islamorada 2.5*
Number of rooms: 9
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Also Known As:
Sands Of Islamorada Hotel Islamorada
Sands Hotel Islamorada
Sands Of Islamorada Florida - Florida Keys
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#12 On the Beach Hotel in Islamorada
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