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Harbor Lights Motel

Expedia.comUSD 174*
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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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New Jersey
Reviewed 1 September 2015

My opinion of the Harbor Lights Motel is based on my experiences traveling to the Florida Keys over the last 20 years. If you go to the Keys with the intention of diving or fishing all day and are looking for a clean place to sleep that also happens to have a decent pool and a beautiful view, then this...

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HarborLightsMotel, General Manager at Harbor Lights Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for the recent review! Please come see us the next time you are in town! We would love to meet you! Todd & Becky Chandler

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Reviewed 28 August 2015

stayed here by myself couple weeks ago as I was getting scuba certified over weekend. given cost - I wouldn't stay here again as Cheeca lodge was only few dollars more and the places don't even compare...room is old, tired, etc - rooms, bathrooms and fixture look like it hasn't been upgraded since 1970. fine is I paid under $100...

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HarborLightsMotel, General Manager at Harbor Lights Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review. We appreciate the comments, but just would like to add that Cheeca is over 4 times the cost of our hotel, which is more than "a few bucks" that you mentioned! We are not really geared for the same crowd as some of the luxury resorts. Our guests can expect a clean,...

Reviewed 24 August 2015

Spent 3 nights at Harbor Lights motel aug 18-21 2015 and loved it ! I have no complaints at all. The motel is older with Keys charm. The room was small but adequate for two people as we spend little time in the room, we are out and about most of the day. The room was clean and the A/C...

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HarborLightsMotel, General Manager at Harbor Lights Motel, responded to this review

We want to thank you for taking the time to review! We are so happy you found us! We hope to have you guys back soon! Thank you again! Todd & Becky Chandler

Rose Hill, North Carolina
Reviewed 15 August 2015

We stayed here for the week of Aug. 11, 2015. We chose a cottage and the run down shack we got wasn't even pictured on the website. Upon arrival we first noticed the paper towels all around the A/C unit. The bed was VERY uncomfortable and in dire need of replacement. The Oceanview was amazing even though there was no...

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HarborLightsMotel, General Manager at Harbor Lights Motel, responded to this review

We are so sorry that the stay was less than perfect! Had we known we could have seen to the issues immediately! We look forward to seeing you again so that we can show you how we shine! Todd & Becky

Miami, Florida
Reviewed 10 August 2015

We were booked to stay here for 2 nights for our 30th wedding anniversary and my brother-in-law was admitted to ICU 5 days before our trip. My husband traveled to NC to be with him and I called this hotel to ask if we could release the room and get a credit for a later date - I did not...

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HarborLightsMotel, General Manager at Harbor Lights Motel, responded to this review

Please accept our sincere apologies for your loss. I can also assure the readers of this review that those words were never uttered by me. I remember the conversation distinctly and that was not how it went. We are sorry you felt the need to give us a bad review, when we have nothing to do with your personal loss....

Hopatcong, New Jersey
Reviewed 7 August 2015

I stayed for a few days in Feb and I had a good experience here. Rooms were decent, just big enough to do what you need to do, sleep & shower. I did not stay on the property much as I was travailing all along the keys, but it was right in the middle, so the drive was not bad...

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HarborLightsMotel, General Manager at Harbor Lights Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review! We appreciate the great comments, and agree that the few dollars more for oceanfront is well worth it if you are staying more than one night! Thank you again! See you soon! Todd

Marathon, Florida
Reviewed 2 August 2015

This is not meant to be a luxery resort but more an affordable, clean and comfortably place to stay! We loved it! I was with my husband and another couple for my first post cert. Scuba vacation! We stayed 3 nights and despite a reservation mix up they politely worked with us to resolve it! The rooms are large, very...

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HarborLightsMotel, General Manager at Harbor Lights Motel, responded to this review

Thank you sooo much for the great review! We are so very happy that you found us, and look forward to seeing y'all again soon! Todd & Becky

Cherryville, North Carolina
Reviewed 25 July 2015

We just got back home from an 11 day vacation at Harbor Lights. The motel is just like it was advertised on their website. The area was very peaceful and the views were spectacular. The motel has some age on it which means that it's not for people who are used to staying at 3-5 star hotels. If that is...

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HarborLightsMotel, General Manager at Harbor Lights Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the review! We are so happy you enjoyed the stay, and this review should be super helpful for people considering the hotel for their needs in Islamorada! Note: We do offer irons and hairdryers at the desk for anyone who needs them! Thank you again and we hope to see you again soon! Todd &...

Palm Coast, Florida
Reviewed 25 July 2015

The pictures on their website are probably 10 years old. Everything needs updated! The beds were the worst ever! The hammock outside was more comfortable! The room was always clean! Linens and towels were also clean! No locks on the windows! This really concerned me, being on the ground floor! Fridge, TV and AC all worked! Overall I would not...

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HarborLightsMotel, General Manager at Harbor Lights Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review! We are going to throw you a shocker now: We get NO LESS than ten requests a week for the brand of mattresses we use because people LOVE THEM! This just goes to show you that something like a mattress preference can be great for 999 out of 1000 people, but that...

Roanoke, Virginia
Reviewed 22 July 2015

The night before scheduled to arrive at the Harbor Lights Motel, my wallet was stolen in Sourh Beach, Miami. The next day, while dealing with the police and the nightmare of being stranded without money or identity, I called the Harbor Lights and asked the reservationist Becky about the cancellation policy which I paid extra for when booking with Expedia....

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HarborLightsMotel, General Manager at Harbor Lights Motel, responded to this review

We are so sorry you felt the need to take your frustrations out on the property, when we clearly are not the "bad guy" here! On very busy weeks we get dozens of calls from people who book rooms on the internet (we are on over 3500 websites, by the way) and try and call us direct to change or...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Harbor Lights Motel in the gorgeous Florida Keys. We are located at Mile Marker 85, which is right in the middle of the best fishing, diving, dining and entertainment in the area. The motel offers standard rooms, efficiencies and cottages. All our guests enjoy the fabulous water views, free boat ramp, dock, barbecue area, private tropical pool and beach. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Harbor Lights Motel

Address: 84951 Overseas Highway, Islamorada, FL
Region: United States > Florida > Florida Keys > Islamorada
Price Range: $115 - $665 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Harbor Lights Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 28
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Also Known As:
Harbor Lights Hotel Islamorada
Harbor Lights Motel Islamorada, Florida
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#14 On the Beach Hotel in Islamorada
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“Get an ocean view suite, take ear plugs”
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“When booking make sure you don't get a room with view onto a dumpster or construction”
  • Room with desk and fridge
  • Very dark room
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“sleep with one eye open!!”
gypsy_wind48, 6 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask if there is a renovated room off the main road.”
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“Saw a few less then positive reviews which mentioned unfriendly owners. This lady is a new owner because she was VERY Friendly & Positive.”
rhpettitt, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
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