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Brattleboro, Vermont
Reviewed 29 March 2013

If you are looking for location and not amenities, this might be the place for you. Little Torch Key and the lower keys is quiet and beautiful. It has good food, fishing, great beaches and no chain hotels. We decided to travel at the last minute so we did not have much choice of cottages. The folks running the Dolphin...

1Thank Beth S
Jasper, Alabama
Reviewed 7 March 2013

We stayed in Dophlin #1, it was a nice little 2 rm apt,. It was suppose to sleep 4, but the sofa bed was not fit to sleep on, so my sister slept just on the sofa. I meant the sofa bed matress is terrible & should be replaced. That is about our only complain, execpt they need a larger...

1Thank RSnavely
Windermere, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 March 2013

Do not stay here. We arrived at 5.00pm to a empty office with just a key in a brown envelope stuck to the door. We let ourselves in to the upstairs apartment which was straight out of the 70s and didn't look as if had been touched since. There was no water in the bathroom and the toilet was leaking...

4Thank ManchesterWalkies
Cape Cod, MA
Reviewed 1 March 2013

I have become a big fan of Dolphin Marina & Cottages for a few reasons. First of all - value. If you book online the cost works out too about $110 per night, depending on which unit you stay in. The staff - Jen and Jan at the office - are friendly and helpful. And the location is great, close...

1Thank capefisherman01
Kawartha Lakes, Canada
Reviewed 22 February 2013

We used Dolphin Marina & Cottages as our base to explore the Keys for 4 days. It offers simple accommodation, and keeps your costs down. Don't expect anything fancy; it's simple, basic and a bit rough. But you won't be tipping a bellman or valet. The location is good - about midway down the lower Keys. It is very close...

1Thank Whiskywizard
Key Largo, Florida
Reviewed 12 February 2013

This stop was a true disappointment. If you have kids DO NOT stay here ever! This a working marina, with an active boat ramp do NOT stay in any of the Hibiscus rooms. The room we stayed in was the size of my closet 10x15. The marina/hotel office closes at 5pm sharp! We arrived at 4:45, received our keys shown...

4Thank Danielle K
Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 3 January 2013

We were traveling with our soldier, and his wife while in leave, along with our other son and his gf. The unit that was reserved for us was in terrible condition. When we got there, we were told the toilet was not working, but would be fixed. NOT! Then, we set up the beds, to find one was broken, and...

2Thank SusanLayScott
Knoxville, Tennessee
Reviewed 18 October 2012

We only stayed 2 nights but had a great time...the location is awesome and the people who work there are so nice. The room we stayed in was clean but very old. The beds squeaked and weren't too comfy. But the convenience of the marina, the gorgeous view, and the adorable man-made beach made up for it. Close enough to...

Thank bear27780
Lauderhill, Florida
Reviewed 28 June 2012

This summer my 19 yr old son stayed in the keys for our summer vacation..we usually go to the west coast but he wanted to try the keys this year and we found this great place!.We found this place browsing the web, drove down there one weekend and booked it after the stay.We stayed in one of the cottages ,is...

1Thank Mike S
Gulf Breeze, Florida
Reviewed 12 June 2012

We just returned from our Keys trip. We stayed at Dolphin Marina, and had a great time. The staff (Jennifer, Jan and Buddy) were awesome. We really enjoyed meeting them and cant wait to go back. We stayed at the Hibiscus, and could sit on the porch and see our boat in the water. I feel like we chose the...

Thank mitch m

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Consider Dolphin Marina and Cottages your home while fishing, boating or diving in the Florida Keys. You are sure to catch the time of your life at this Lower Keys lodging and fishing venue. Located at mile marker 28.5 On the picturesque Overseas Highway, Dolphin Marina and Cottages is close to Key West, just south of Big Pine Key and is the gateway to the picturesque Little Palm Island and Looe Key National Marine Sanctuary. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dolphin Marina & Cottages

Address: 28530 Overseas Hwy, Little Torch Key, FL 33042-5544
Region: United States > Florida > Florida Keys > Little Torch Key
Price Range: $193 - $322 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Dolphin Marina & Cottages 2.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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Dolphin Marina Hotel Little Torch Key
Dolphin Marina & Cottages Little Torch Key, Florida - Florida Keys
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Williamsville, New York
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Our cottage was sheltered from the wind.”
  • Our cottage from the east side.
  • The bedroom had a queen bed and a big closed as well as a dresser.
  • Cottage entry way. There is a neighbor on other side of wall. We had good neighbors.
 of 5 bubbles 123zip, 26 Mar 2016 | Read review
“There are beach front and marina front cottages, but the Reef cottages do not have a view.”
 of 5 bubbles 99ElizabethPursel, 21 Feb 2016 | Read review
“We had REEF #5, 2 adults and 2 teens, plenty of room.”
 of 5 bubbles 4PATravellers, 18 Feb 2015 | Read review
“upgrade to the largest room”
 of 5 bubbles Kmarquette, 16 Jul 2014 | Read review
“They allow dogs with a $35 per-stay fee. Office closes at 6, so if you're planning a later arrival you really need to let them know.”
 of 5 bubbles CathySalustri, 29 Apr 2014 | Read review
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