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Louisville, Kentucky
Reviewed 24 October 2012

The decor was inviting, the experience exciting, the gardens were enlightening. Amazing decor you feel as if you are in a paradise. Breakfast surrounded by beautifully appointed gardens is delightful. The Staff , Dean Geri and Rebecca, were phenominal. Who would want to stay anywhere else on the Island

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New Jersey
Reviewed 23 October 2012

The B&B was absolutely wonderful. We did not want to leave. The place feels like home. We cannot wait to go back. Paul, Dean and Geri were amazing. We stayed in the papaya room and the treehouse room. Both were perfect. I want them to come and decorate my house! Every detail was though of. My husband did not want...

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indiana
Reviewed 23 October 2012

We have stayed at many high end resorts & hotels.This was our 1st B&B experience.The Mermaid & Alligator is like walking into Fantasy Island.The rooms,staff,decor,food & all way exceeded our expectations.We had breakfast & socilaized with many interesting people there. We loved the whole experience.We enjoyed it so much we found ourselves spending more time there than going to see...

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Thank wandan123
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 October 2012

A wonderful place to stay in Key West. Geri and Dean looked after us incredibly well, suggesting trips, restaurants and booking these for us. They have thought of all the little extras that make the difference between great and excellent, eg providing us beach towels and a bag for day trips out and made sure we had hot enough water...

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Brooklyn NY
Reviewed 18 October 2012

I've stayed at many high-end hotels, but decided to stay at a B&B for the first time. This pretty much changed the way I look at vacationing. I would stay at this place again and again and again. Way above any five-star hotel. Beautiful tropical oasis, great staff, clean, great food, quiet, and two lovely dogs to greet you every...

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Indianapolis, IN
Reviewed 13 October 2012 via mobile

We chose the Mermaid & Alligator based on an article we read in Coastal Living magazine, and decided to try it when we visited Key West as part of our anniversary trip. We are so glad we were able to book a couple of nights! This place is exquisite- the home and cottage are beautiful and filled with unique artwork....

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Reviewed 9 October 2012

The property is beautiful...house is historic and extremely well decorated. The grounds are landscaped like a park. I liked that the owners lived next door and not in the house, so you never feel like an intruder. It's a big walk to the historic area, but cabs are plentiful. Breakfast was nice. We stayed in one of the smaller buildings...

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Olive Branch, Mississippi
Reviewed 3 October 2012

We stay in some hotels and some bed and breakfasts, we like a good mix. For those who like bed and breakfast this is one of the best. There is attention to detail in every way. We stayed in the garden room and loved the convince to the pool and grounds, it has it's own door leading out. The glass...

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South Carolina
Reviewed 11 September 2012

We had never stayed at a B&B before so after looking @ the reviews we decided to stay here and if you have never stayed at a B&B you do not know what you are missing. From the time we arrived our hostess gave us a warm welcome and told us if there was anything they could do to assist...

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Cookeville, Tennessee
Reviewed 10 September 2012

This was our first time to stay at The Mermaid & The Alligator and it was wonderful! From the time I booked the room, their great service started by way of emails keeping us up to date with services offered. Anytime that I thought of a question regarding our stay, I received a prompt answer via email. During our stay,...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to the casual elegance and style of a more relaxed age. Our beautiful circa 1904 Victorian Home, located in the heart of Old Town Key West, offers the warm hospitality of a traditional bed & breakfast while providing our guest a place to relax, enjoy the ambiance, and even shut out the rest of the world if you choose. Join us and feel at home. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Mermaid & The Alligator

Address: 729 Truman Ave, Key West, FL 33040-6423
Region: United States > Florida > Florida Keys > Key West
Price Range: $193 - $427 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
Also Known As:
The Mermaid And The Alligator
The Mermaid & The Alligator Hotel Key West
The Mermaid & The Alligator Key West, Florida
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“Caribbean Queen is large and has the entire front porch to use. Great bathroom.”
 of 5 bubbles 62PaulB62, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
“If you want a room with a balcony or the garden space you have to book early”
 of 5 bubbles bryanb950, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Garden room is on first floor and has a door to patio, too. Large shower.”
 of 5 bubbles 402janac, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Rooms are depicted on their website . We liked being in main house. We were in Sun Room which was sunny in the morning but very quiet .”
 of 5 bubbles Chrisitnef, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Higher floors are naturally quieter - and at least two have outdoor furnished porches”
 of 5 bubbles ShoreThing62, 11 Feb 2017 | Read review
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