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Key Lantern Motel and Blue Fin Inn

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Georgetown, TX
Reviewed 26 May 2012

The room was large and clean as was the bath. There is no ambiance here, but just a block away is the Lorelei Restaurant & Cabana Bar right on the water with good music and drinks. If you just want a place to spend a night or two without any frills, this is a good value.

4Thank GtwnTraveller
Reviewed 23 May 2012

... not for great cleanliness and freshness of rooms. Floor and table seemed kind of greasy and pillowcases had stains on them. However, the room was huge and we had a full kitchen (could not use the oven though, because dishes and grills were so so dirty).

1Thank Flo D
Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 30 April 2012

If you are looking for low cost shelter this is the place for you. Other than price, little to recommend this motel. Rooms are beaten hard, bathrooms are run down and beds are old. Like ambiance with your stay? Yard has broken down lawn furniture, no phone in the rooms, and the air conditioner blew fumes all night that smelled...

3Thank randomvector
Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 30 April 2012

Wow. Not sure where to start. I suppose depressing is a good description of this hotel. Run down also works. Paid $60 per night, but the hotel is worth about $30, provided you can put up with the smell in the rooms. Bring sandals because you won't want to go barefoot in the bathroom. Lovely landscaping. Very turn of the...

3Thank Edmontonoutbound
Halifax, Canada
Reviewed 30 March 2012

The Keys are way expensive - like $250 for a good room. For $68 the Blue Fin gives you a kitchenette with old double beds that have lost firmness and there will be little ants and spiders on the counter tops and tub and bathroom sink. If you are really squeemish about bugs you best spend $250 somewhere else. If...

2Thank Gary610
Kingston, Canada
Reviewed 27 March 2012

Review is based on price paid. Our room was on the Key Lantern side. Room was absolutely huge, with 2 double beds. The tv was an old tube style, but picture was clear and there were tons of channels. Walls were white brick - odd but didn't bother us. Floor was polished cement or something - odd again but didn't...

2Thank ktowntravllr
Coconut Creek, Florida
Reviewed 29 February 2012

This central location brings you stumbling distance from the live music and great sunsets at the Lorelia, short cab ride to Morada Bay, tower of pizza and Islamorada Bakery. The money you save can be spent on gas for your boat, bait for the fish or drinks for fun.

Thank polans
Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 16 February 2012

Big studio suite, kitchen equipment was old but clean. No WIFI signal in the room, but if you stay for 1-2 nights, its not a big deal. For 88 bucks incl tax great deal for Islamorado. Will stay there next time on the way to Key West

Thank K L
Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 4 February 2012

I was more miffed by the whole Keys experience than this motel to be honest, but I can't ignore the fact that it was a run-down building sandwiched inside an extremely sketchy trailer park. I don't think the locks would have done much if someone had decided to walk into our room from outside, and the walls were so thin...

1Thank terryhbell
Cleveland, Ohio
Reviewed 29 January 2012

Nothing fancy here - but a clean and cozy room. The location is great as you can walk a short distance to a cabana bar where we sat and watched the sun set while the band played. Great value for the $$ Owners are great and very helpful. Nice people who seem to care.

Thank Riverliver

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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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Additional Information about Key Lantern Motel and Blue Fin Inn

Address: 82150 Overseas Hwy, PO Box 484, Islamorada, FL 33036-3673
Region: United States > Florida > Florida Keys > Islamorada
Price Range: $52 - $83 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 24
Also Known As:
Key Lantern Motel And Blue Fin Hotel Islamorada
Key Lantern Motel And Blue Fin Inn Islamorada, Florida
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“We enjoyed Key Lantern's room #2 right up front.”
207erinl, 14 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The eats rooms (toward the water / away from the office) have a poor wifi signal”
DigitalGreg, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“depends if you want quiet, in which case any room is good”
418dennisa, 27 Apr 2016 | Read review
“It's a small one level motor inn... all the rooms are about the same.”
debbiesG5329MP, 20 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Second floor is cheaper with less vehicle parking noise. You CAN carry a bike upstairs.”
wwoodrich, 23 Feb 2016 | Read review
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