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The Boat House Motel

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Overview
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“dock area”(21 reviews)
“marco river”(32 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Suites
Kitchenette
2 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 2 July 2014

Fell upon this by accident after talking to local waitress. Terrific value and a chance to be removed from the tiresome glitz of newer places. Room was adequate and king bed was perfect. Staf was very accommodating. Great location in historic area with pool and...More

3  Thank sci206dg
Response from TheBoatHouseMotel, General Manager at The Boat House MotelResponded 7 July 2014

First off we would like to take the time to thank you for writing a review about your stay with us. We always read the reviews and take the time to reflect upon them, using them to improve upon our guests quality and satisfactory with...More

Reviewed 2 July 2014

We stayed at the Boat House last spring, and paid over $250 for a place to stay that had 2 bedrooms in it. One bed did not have clean sheets on it. The carpets were filthy and stained. I did not want to take my...More

3  Thank ghstuart
Response from TheBoatHouseMotel, Front Office Manager at The Boat House MotelResponded 6 July 2014

Let me begin by expressing our gratitude to you for taking the time to post your thoughts and concerns about your time at The Boat House Motel. All reviews are taken sincerely especially those that are not so favorable. We depend on our guests to...More

Reviewed 30 June 2014

We are frequent travelers to Florida, but first time on Marco Island as a friend of us bought a house there and recommended Marco Island. We've been to Clearwater last year and what we did not like at all was the hotel front at the...More

4  Thank SwissGulliver
Response from TheBoatHouseMotel, General Manager at The Boat House MotelResponded 6 July 2014

First off we would like to express our appreciation for taking the time to write such a lovely review about your stay with us. We take every review to heart and use it to reflect upon our actions and what we can do to make...More

Reviewed 29 June 2014

My husband and I recently spent a few nights at The Boathouse Motel. While the motel is an older building, the rooms are pleasant with good bedding. We slept well. A ten minute morning coffee break on the dock saw a manatee and a school...More

2  Thank Sandra67_10
Response from TheBoatHouseMotel, General Manager at The Boat House MotelResponded 6 July 2014

First off we would like to take the time to thank you for writing such a sincere review about our Motel. We take the time to read each and every one of them as they help us to improve upon our service and quality of...More

Reviewed 24 June 2014

This motel needs some improving, I do not know how this motel got its rating with it present standards. Room has coffee pot, but no coffee. I did not sleep really well. Air conditioner was very noisy. No shampoo in shower.More

3  Thank James99946
Response from TheBoatHouseMotel, General Manager at The Boat House MotelResponded 27 June 2014

We would like to express our appreciation to you for taking the time to write a review about your stay with us. We are sorry however to hear that it was less than what you expected. We noticed that your wife had also written a...More

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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Pool
Heated pool
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
USD 141 - USD 272 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Best Value Hotel in Marco Island
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
USD 141 - USD 272 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Best Value Hotel in Marco Island
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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rfletcher678
13 November 2017|
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Response from Zammy25 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the pool is heated.
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Melanie B
25 March 2017|
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Response from TheBoatHouseMotel | Property representative |
Having never launched a kayak myself, I'm not exactly sure where this can be done. I will offer a few suggestions and let you make an informed decision. If you feel that you can safely put your kayak in the water off of... More
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Sally M
4 March 2017|
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Response from TheBoatHouseMotel | Property representative |
Goodland is a quaint little fishing village just off of Marco Island specifically about 5-6 miles from the Boat House Motel (about a 15-20 minute car ride). Just before going over the Goodland Bridge on San Marco Road... More
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"Water views, boat slip"
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"Ask for an upgrade while there"
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"Do not stay there!"
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"We were happy with our first floor king room."
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