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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 26 February 2014

My mother disregarded the negative reviews thinking they were probably flukes. They were NOT! The critical reviews are spot on.The place is seriously run down and no one is on site to manage it. It is unlikely the unit was even cleaned before we checked in (caked on dust, linens smelled like they had just been slept on, leaky faucet...

6Thank K C
New Castle, Colorado
Reviewed 3 February 2014

We were definitely not expecting luxury but this place is beyond repair. We stayed in Suite D. The stench in the room was unforgiving and the mold on the pillowcases, unbelievable. Broken vertical blind, sheets that smelled like they hadn't been washed in a long time. Don't do it!

5Thank Teresa C
New Port Richey, Florida
Reviewed 30 November 2013

We checked this out (as we always do) on tripadvisor (rated 2 of 3) and read positive reviews (except for one). Turns out, our experience was worst than the one negative review posted before us. We drove 3 hours Thanksgiving weekend with our yellow lab for a much-needed relaxing/fishing weekend. We arrived to no office, no contact, owners who didn't...

4Thank PLLJL
Cape Coral, Florida, United States
Reviewed 10 April 2013

Hello, and thank you for taking the time to read the great reviews of the Bayfront Cottage Inn & Boatel. We are currently under new Management with the same great views and fun. Nestled on the waters of the Pine Island sound in the heart of Matlacha, Fl. "Home of the best fishing in the world" We are offering a...

1Thank Duane n Tammy S
Fort Garland, Colorado
Reviewed 27 October 2012

We were not expecting an upscale, fancy place, but we were also not expecting to smell mold, see doors that barely fit their frames, broken tile in the kitchen, boards on the dock that were pulling away from the frames, etc. The floor in our "suite" was so soft from rot that it felt like we would fall through in...

3Thank KDcruiser
Stafford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 May 2012

Stayed at the bayfront inn and boatel again this year and it never ceases to amaze me,the views are fantastic and the place is just teriffic.Lori and Al looked aftr us again,and the views and sunsets are just magical,great place to stay.

2Thank melthelimey
Rice Lake, Wisconsin
Reviewed 24 May 2011

This was my 1st visit, I came with a friend who stays here regularly. The glorious sunrises and sunsets were beyond words, and praying at the end of the dock with dolphin and manatee swimming up fulfilled a dream for me. Coazy, quaint clean room was perfect for our needs. We cooked shrimp and blue crab (fresh off the boat...

3Thank Anishinabekwe
Stafford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 May 2011

We stayed here last year and it was great,this year it was awsome,great views and magical sunsets,will definatley go there again. Lori and Al the managers could not do enough for us and were extremly helpfull.If you ever go to Matlacha you must stay here it is awsome.

4Thank melthelimey
Stafford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 April 2010

The Bayfront Cottage Inn & Boatel service is second to none,Geritt and Mellisa were there if we needed them and very nice people,polite and could not do enough for us.The accommodation was first class with everything you could wish for on hand for your use.It was clean and the decor was great.The location was fantastic with breath taking views and...

6Thank melthelimey

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Matlacha Cove Inn is built directly in the water on wood pilings with a water vista that is nothing less than spectacular. We are located in Matlacha (Matt-la- shay) on unspoiled Pine Island, Florida. We are accessible by boat or car and offer free boat dockage. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Matlacha Cove Inn

Address: 4244 Pine Island Road, Matlacha, FL 33993 (Formerly Bayfront Cottage Inn & Boatel)
Region: United States > Florida > Matlacha
Price Range: €121 - €177 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“We stayed in suite A. No pool or fitness center.”
 of 5 bubbles 244kc, 26 Feb 2014 | Read review
“Ask about our water front rooms, but hurry they go quick.”
 of 5 bubbles DuanenTammyS, 10 Apr 2013 | Read review
“unit a and b have there own patio and dock access.”
  • breathtaking
  • querky but nice
 of 5 bubbles melthelimey, 8 May 2012 | Read review
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