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    Blue Marlin Motel

    1320 Simonton St, Key West, FL 33040-3114
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    Overview
    • Excellent31%
    • Very good49%
    • Average15%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible2%
    Travellers talk about
    “great location” (86 reviews)
    “duval street” (96 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Wheelchair Access
    Laundry Service
    Airport Transportation
    2.0 Star Hotel
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    371 - 375 of 643 reviews

    Reviewed 28 May 2013

    We stayed at this hotel on Sat. for Memorial Day weekend. The room looked small but it looked clean. We did notice a dead cockroach in the room. That's not the worst part when we came back to our room We fell asleep and then...More

    5  Thank ada q
    Response from dBranham, General Manager at Blue Marlin MotelResponded 29 May 2013

    First and foremost, we apologize. The bugs mentioned were not bed bugs as bed bugs do not have wings. The bugs were from the trees outside of the room. It is disturbing to find bugs and we are truly sorry but unfortunately sometimes bugs do...More

    Reviewed 23 May 2013

    Fist of all I would like to say that we have been staying here for all of out 10 visits to Key West. We LOVE Marcus at the front desk.... he is the highlight of this motel! This year we arrived after our last visit...More

    Thank Jennifer M
    Response from dBranham, General Manager at Blue Marlin MotelResponded 4 June 2013

    We apologize. This guest was obviously unhappy with the stay and we are sorry for that. Marqus in particular was sad that he could not help this guest during their special time. All we can say is, please, when you are unhappy for any reason...More

    Reviewed 10 May 2013

    The price is great by Key West standards which translates as outrageous anywhere else. There are less parking spaces than rooms so grab a spot and don't move. Driving and parking in Key West isn't worth the trouble anyway. The room was nice which you...More

    Thank Albuquerque_NMGeezer
    Response from dBranham, General Manager at Blue Marlin MotelResponded 29 May 2013

    Thanks for posting. We appreciate your comments!

    Reviewed 9 May 2013

    Stayed in family room here. Cleaned daily. Washed clothes etc in facilities on site. Nice pool. Very close to Southernmost point and Duval Street. Would stay again. Staff very friendly and helpful suggested restaurants and bike hire options

    Thank Chris_doyle80
    Response from dBranham, General Manager at Blue Marlin MotelResponded 29 May 2013

    Thank you!

    Reviewed 8 May 2013

    We were referred to the Blue Marlin by friends, who told us that we could stay here, for a reasonable price and that the Motel was comfortable and clean. We were well aware that this place would not have the amenities that the higher priced...More

    6  Thank Willyp832
    Response from dBranham, General Manager at Blue Marlin MotelResponded 10 May 2013

    Sorry you were disappointed. Wonder why you would even stay in the place you describe? It sounds horrible and personally, I would have left when I opened the door and found the room unacceptable. It is difficult for any business to defend itself when a...More

    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • USD 142 - USD 283 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 54
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    • Location
    • United States >
    • Florida >
    • Florida Keys >
    • Key West
    • Also Known As
    • Blue Marlin Hotel Key West ,
    • Blue Marlin Motel Key West, Florida
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    Bathroom (26)
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    DeeDeeB64
    4 September 2017|
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    Response from WVRoadWarrior | Reviewed this property |
    I don't know for sure because I drove into Key West on this particular trip, but I keep hearing it's not too bad ... $9 for one person, $18 for two or more, plus tip? I may be way off, but those numbers are stuck in my... More
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    robbo84
    21 April 2017|
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    Response from WVRoadWarrior | Reviewed this property |
    They have a pretty nice, large pool by Key West standards, but I have noooo idea how late it stays open. I had other agendas. LOL
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    khal253
    4 January 2017|
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    Response from Dionisio d | Reviewed this property |
    The hotel is well within walking distance to Duval Street. If you don't mind walking you can walk to all major tourist attractions. If you can't take the Florida sun while walking you can simply rent a bike. They are very... More
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    Room Tips
    "Choose a better hotel"
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    "For the money, not a bad place to stay"
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    "Arrive early to get a parking space although there were plenty throughout our stay."
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    "Queen suites are in their own building"
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