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Royal Hawaiian Motel / Botel

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Fort Myers, Florida
Reviewed 27 September 2013

I try to get down to the Keyes at least once a year and if possible MORE! Just love this Botel! It is a perfect location, right off Vaca Cut. The grounds and rooms are both very clean, EVERY TIME. They always help us put the boat in the water (ramp on the grounds). The boat is right outside the...

Thank Kenleigh3
Hobe Sound, FL
Reviewed 23 September 2013

My son and I came down with the boat for a few days on the water. Second trip this summer to Marathon but first time at the Royal Hawaiian. Phil and Laura were awesome hosts. This is the quintessential old-time Florida Keys property. Reminded me of the places I stayed at with my family on our mid-seventies Florida vacations. The...

1Thank hobe8000
Reviewed 9 September 2013

My husband and I made the wise decision to spend the weekend in the keys but wanted to try a new experience, so we continue about 30 miles south of where we usually stay. It was extremely worth it. We were greeted by the manager Phil, after checking in, he actually went to the ramp to help us with the...

1Thank One48
Jacksonville, Florida, United States
Reviewed 9 August 2013

We have stayed here before, have made many friends here and will come back soon!! They are clean, quiet, cozy, and right on the water. You can literally fish from your room if so inclined! We won't ever stay anywhere else. The on site managers Laura and Phil were nice, accommodating, and informative too. Phil knows the fishing rules and...

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1Thank Sammi W
Reviewed 9 August 2013

This place is awesome !! My wife and I decide to get away for a weekend. The rooms are very spacious and well kept. Having my boat in the water right outside the sliding glass door was ideal. The staff is very attentive and professional. We will be staying there again real soon and recommend this place to anyone who...

Thank javier_dejesus47
Reviewed 7 August 2013

me my family and friends have been staying at this hotel now everytime we go to the keys it's great for the kids fishing it's great for convenience to both sides of the ocean and there's no other place I'll stay great hotel boat access as well we thank you guys and look forward to seeing you soon Phil and...

Thank Matfro
Reviewed 31 July 2013

Couldn't be happier with Royal Hawaiian. Laura & Phil were SO accommodating. Super Clean room and kitchen. Beautiful grounds, we loved the pool too!!! Had fun fishing off the deck in the evenings. Docked our boat outside our room. Gorgeous blue water greeted us every morning before we went out to fish and snorkel. Great restaurants nearby, as well as...

Thank Kathy F
Bar Harbor
Reviewed 15 July 2013

We were shocked at the low quality of this hotel. I frankly don’t see how others rated this property so well. Perhaps if you need a hotel that allows you to dock your boat, this is a good find? The rooms are small, dated to the 1950’s. Towels were paper thin and tread-bear. The motel has no atmosphere at all....

1Thank Michael N
rhmb30, Owner at Royal Hawaiian Motel / Botel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time of your busy schedule to write a review 7 months later from your one night stay. Very sorry to hear your short stay wasn’t a pleasant one. It didn’t give you a chance to enjoy the “atmosphere” of the Keys style vacation. In our minds and that of our guests this is considered a quaint...

Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 15 July 2013

Will stay here again. Boat slip at our door, clean-clean, old Florida feel, pretty landscaping almost European, easy/pretty drive to Key West, great restaurants nearby. Enjoyed having the little kitchen. Delighted with the several manatees swimming outside our door. Felt lucky to have found Royal Hawaiian for a first trip to the Keys. Managers Laura & Phil were the best,...

1Thank taradillard
Marietta, Georgia, United States
Reviewed 6 July 2013

I spent time looking for a place to take our new boat and spend time with the family. This is the place, great for families and a wonderful place to relax after a day on the boat. of the 4 days there we had one thing that arouse, our A/C failed with a phone call the owner was there to...

1Thank Tomas-Aloisio

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
All of our rooms are updated annually. We are an Old Keys Motel with True Keys ambiance. Our only link to modern technology is Wireless Internet and cable TV. We are small, quiet, peaceful, and truly have the cleanest rooms in the area. Our customers are largely repeat guests. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Royal Hawaiian Motel / Botel

Address: 12020 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050-3525
Region: United States > Florida > Florida Keys > Marathon
Price Range: €143 - €199 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Royal Hawaiian Motel / Botel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 8
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Royal Hawaiian Motel / Botel Marathon, Florida
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