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Miami, Florida
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2013

Disgusting,dirty,and unsanitary. No excuse for the lack of cleanliness I can take old simple accommodations but not this! I would pay not to stay at this place ever again, it's $99 value price for accommodations in the Keys is not worth it! Your first impression when driving in is 1/3 of whats left of a tiki hut old rusted broken... More 

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5 Thank chickofthesea
Bloomingrose, West Virginia
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39 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2013

We have stayed there for the last 12 years and it changed hands a few years ago and has went downhill ever since. Mark the owner is more interested in adding RV sites than keeping up the rooms he has. We had a verbal agreement on the 2 rooms we rented, for a week, but when we got there he... More 

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Santa Rosa Beach, Florida
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58 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 June 2013

My fiancé and I had booked a weekend at another motel in the Upper Keys and were horrified with what we found when we arrived. It was Easter weekend and everything else was booked. We found the Bonefish Bay Motel (not to be confused with the Bonefish Resort, also in Marathon) on the internet, and called and spoke with the... More 

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Ocklawahs
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 15 April 2013

We drove down in March and met two other couples there. We were looking for a reasonable place to meet our friends and decided we would rather that most of our budget and time would be spent on snokeling, fishing, eating out and at the Beaches then on high priced accomadations. The Bonefish Bay Motel gave us a great price... More 

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Thank Deb A
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2013

My boyfriend and I went to the Keys for a business trip and were trying to find an affordable place to stay. After calling many places that were booked due to spring break I called Mark the owner of the motel and he pressured me into giving him my VISA info to book a room because it was "going fast".... More 

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4 Thank Michi91isme
Bellevue, Washington
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2013

There are two Bonefish places near one another: Bonefish Bay Motel and Bonefish Resort. We stayed in Bonefish Bay Motel and it was the worse place I've stayed in decades! It was FILTHY (hair and dirt accumulation along the baseboard in the bathroom, for instance), both windows' hardware was broken and couldn't be closed, the sheets and carpet were stained... More 

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2 Thank TacoJohn58349
Fort Myers, Florida
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2013

The bonefish in Duck KEY is simply put... GROSS and NASTY! The one in Marathon which Mark owns is nice. It has a boat dock the one in Duck Key does not. I am seeing that some are getting the 2 confused. Stay away from DUCK Key Bonefish. Not sure why the health dept has not shut it DOWN. Funny... More 

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Yardley, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2012

By accident stayed here, owner plan mean! We checked in late and the door between the rooms(cottage) were open? so we thought it was one big room. The next door owner charged us for both rooms? REALLY, what a guy gave us a 10% discount. We did fight w/ our Visa company and never had to pay but.. what a... More 

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Toronto
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88 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2012

The location of this motel is ideal especially if you are doing fishing in the Keys. We were not fishing but it was still an easy drive into Key West which was the primary destination on this trip. The cabin was nice and clean with two double beds, cable tv, a bathroom and a kitchenette with a stove/oven, microwave, sink,... More 

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Ponce de Leon, Florida
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 March 2012

We found this place by accident ( March 19, 2012) and scored the last room Mark Fleer had, a large efficiency. The room was clean, the kitchen perfect, the living room and dining area huge for a motel, and the view from the king-size bed from the large window facing the water was wonderful. We could see the dock, the... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are located in Marathon, the heart of the keys. MM 53.5. We currently have 4 large efficiencies with full kitchens and a one bedroom cottage. 8 new rooms will be coming available soon. We also have 13 RV sites with full hookup. There is onsite coin laundry and a full handicapped accessible bathroom with shower. 2 1/2 acres with boat ramp and dockage. Located on the ocean side on protected bay and easy access to Vaca Cut. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bonefish Bay Motel & RV's

Address: 12565 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050-3534
Region: United States > Florida > Florida Keys > Marathon
Price Range: €167 - €167 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 13
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Bonefish Bay Motel & RV's Marathon, Florida
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“When the new building opens stay there.”
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“Keep Driving Dont Stop Here.”
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