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Rainbow Bend Fishing Resort

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Buffalo, New York
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

its old time florida at its best....owners are probably older looking for cash flow...it needs tobe updated.....to start a good wifi signal is a must now in this day and age..you are not getting it here...how much could it be .....rental of a room for the week...if that.....a lot of things needs to happen,stop in you will know what I'm... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Rented room 15, which is the second floor of the octagon house. Huge 1 bedroom, full kitchen, clean. Right on the water, great sunrise from the deck of the room. The staff is very friendly and helpful. The Hideaway Cafe is convenient for breakfast, with a handful of good selections included in the room price, or get an omelet, etc,... More 

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Hounslow, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Overall I really love the charm of the place. I just can't justify a 5 star review. It is too outdated and run down. Beds show their mileage. The pink sagging siding needs to be done up in proper Florida colors and the pool area fence needs sprucing up. Missing are a few hammocks on the beach and the offerings... More 

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Delray Beach, Florida
2 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great location and you can't beat the use of FREE boats! This is our 5 th time here and we keep coming back. We like the octagon rooms. Large enough for the whole family. Sits in the middle of the keys so just about anywhere is accessible with a reasonable drive.

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Fox Lake, Illinois
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Six months after our first trip we came back to rainbow bend to see if it is as good as we recall and it was even better! from golden sunrise to hogfish dinner. Red sunset to glorious duck at the hideaway. The best staff in the western world give it all to make you at home. Thank you for being... More 

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Dumont, New Jersey
2 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed our week at Rainbow Bend. The rooms were typical Florida Keys aka 50's style. But functional,clean,and comfortable. We don't spend much time in the rooms. Free boat rentals, and a free delicious breakfast. Reasonably priced motel. We will go back again.

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1 Thank jackieblue552016
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Reviewed 24 October 2016

The people were very nice and helpful. The place was historic and very quaint. Restaurant was amazing and of course the view was spectacular of the sunrise..WiFi was available and The room was very neat and clean. Also has a little kitchenette which was a nice surprise.

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1 Thank Mary C
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Reviewed 17 October 2016

My husband and I stayed here 2 years ago for our honeymoon and absolutely fell in love with this charming place. This time we wanted to bring our daughter along to share our love with it. This is not your posh up to date modern hotel, so if you are used to having the best of the best and being... More 

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Cape Coral, Florida
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Reviewed 12 October 2016

This was our first time staying at the Rainbow resort. But, it will not be our last. This hidden jewel is on the ocean side as you approach Marathon and it's no wonder we always missed it! An older property, maintained very well, and once inside the narrow entrance, it is apparent it's larger than it seemed. It even has... More 

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West Palm Beach, Florida
1 review
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Hidden resort ...very relaxing quaint place . With a restaurant, boat rentals, pool, hot tub,large chess set, swings by ocean ,grill for guests to use with picnic tables. Full kitchen in room with all pans, plates, utensils. All in all nice place will return again

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Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Rainbow Bend Fishing Resort

Address: 57784 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050-5626
Region: United States > Florida > Florida Keys > Marathon
Price Range: $200 - $468 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 23
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“depends on how long you stay in your room and wind direction”
 of 5 bubbles rjb14086, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Octagon house is very quiet, but they are all right on the beach.”
 of 5 bubbles scottkW507QT, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“tell the staff what you want”
 of 5 bubbles J7412SHtonyc, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Don't get rooms next to restaurant,it could be noisy”
 of 5 bubbles jackieblue552016, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“room 17 great. by the pool great view of beach, a bit noisy. We stayed in room 4 which was nice had room for daughter”
 of 5 bubbles 373brandig, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
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