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Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

This place was a great find for my husband and I. I was a little skeptical at first because of some of the reviews but this place is everything as advertised plus more. The cottage was clean and cute and very cozy. The cottage also had silverware, cups and plates available if needed. Also there was access to a tiki...

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1Thank Debra C
Houston, Texas
Reviewed 21 July 2016

This was so Bad. Roaches, ants, mold in the bathroom. It never cooled down. Loud ac units. We booked early being told that we could be next to our friends we were meeting there since some of the cottages have patios that connect. But they changed their minds and said they could put us anywhere they wanted. Don't book here....

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2Thank vhavemann524
Preston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 June 2016

Where do I start?? We were put in the main building with a connecting door to the room on our left which meant the paper-thin walls kept even less noise out. Every night we had to listen to two televisions plus other peoples' conversations. The air-conditioning unit was in the bathroom and was cheap and noisy with a warning not...

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2Thank seedyromPreston
Kaiserslautern, Germany
Reviewed 20 June 2016

We booked through Airbnb, the lady whom greeted us was very friendly and well informed on the local activities and places to eat. the Cottage sets in the local neighborhood off the main street. Simple cute cottages, well done, neat, very clean, nice beds. in need of some renovations, could use some extra cabin kitchen amities. The cabins are not...

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Thank lunar2
kissimmee
Reviewed 9 June 2016

In my opinon. These cottages are far from A Paradise. We arrived in the afternoon to our cottage, it is quaint, and run down. It was a rainy day outside and inside. Our roof had a leak,so they switched our cottage to another run down let me call it a Shack. Tile chipped, smoke detector in new cottage is sitting...

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3Thank keysgirlbybirth
Saint Augustine, Florida
Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

The room and staff were lovely. No pool, no ice or vending machines and no beach access at all. The air conditioning in our cottage was a window unit too small to cool the room. We actually bought a fan too get through the night.

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1Thank Angela H
Sun City, Arizona
Reviewed 12 May 2016

When we chose this place, we didn't realize that our friend was only 2 minutes away and our other friend's canvas shop was just across the street. Oh so convenient. We were in Cottage #5 and it was clean with a king sized bed. Everything we needed was there and if you needed more room for friends they have a...

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2Thank 382Patty
Akita, Japan
Reviewed 7 May 2016

The cottages looked cute and clean on the internet and had pretty good reviews, so we booked a cottage for a two night stay. We arrived in the evening and the office was dark and locked. We waited for a while hoping someone would show up, but no one did and no one answered the phone when we tried to...

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7Thank gorlaw
West Malling, Kent
Reviewed 5 May 2016

We were 3 adults requiring a room for one night and were booked into No 1, which had a separate double bedroom and pull-out bed settee in the living area. It also had a super little front porch where you could sit out with morning coffee, or an evening beverage, and watch the goings-on. Whilst small, the unit was very...

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1Thank Dubaguy
Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

We found this a perfect midway jumping off point for exploring the Keys. The cottages and property are adorable the hammock chairs are perfect for enjoying morning coffee the tiki area was a nice place to sit in the evening for a snack. The service was warm and laid back we loved CK "cabin kitty" the resident cat the cute...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Tropical Cottages

Address: 243 61st Street Gulf, Marathon, FL 33050-2702
Region: United States > Florida > Florida Keys > Marathon
Price Range: $171 - $332 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Tropical Cottages 2*
Number of rooms: 10
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“Do not stay in Unit 2. Could hear traffic from highway and airplanes overhead”
 of 5 bubbles telmquist1, 31 Jan 2017 | Read review
“There are probably no good rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles KenB912, 1 Jan 2017 | Read review
“get the bigger rooms, they are the nicest!”
 of 5 bubbles 559tashal, 12 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Don't depend on wifi,usually didn't carry internet, i.e. router was on but no signal in. Sombraro Beach! Close & NICE!”
 of 5 bubbles Airboatmatt, 12 Dec 2016 | Read review
“wouldn`t go back again !!”
 of 5 bubbles R788JVtrevors, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
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