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Cape Canaveral, Florida
Reviewed 1 November 2012

This was the best bed and breakfast I have ever had the pleasure staying it. The owners and their staff have thought of everything to make one feel at home. From the evening wine tastings to the fabulous home made breakfasts this is a must-stay in Key West. I give this guest house my highest recommendation.

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Roatan Island
Reviewed 30 October 2012

We were so glad we read Coastal Living (May 2012) where they featured this truly amazing place. We booked 3 nights in the Treetop Suite and we were so delighted to find such a fascinating place to unwind for an extended weekend on our vacation time in October. Rebecca and Geri were so helpful in recommending places to go and...

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Malibu, California
Reviewed 27 October 2012

My partner and I stayed here in October. We had never been to Key West before. Geri set us up with all the best things to do. I've never had anyone at a hotel be so helpful. Our Bamboo Room was especially charming, and the grounds are beautiful. Four nights wasn't enough. I'd love to go back.

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Pleasant Hill, California
Reviewed 27 October 2012

We booked 3 nights at The Mermaid & The Alligator, wondering if this place would be worth the money and meet all our expectations of a historic, memorable place to stay on our first visit to Key West. Absolutely we loved this wonderful home. Rebecca greeted us and took us on a tour of the house and gardens, explaining every...

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Sharpsburg, Maryland
Reviewed 24 October 2012 via mobile

My wife and I returned to Key West for the first time since 1979. We wanted a perfect experience and we we not disappointed. The M&A is sophisticated yet still warm and welcoming. Lush and exotic but comfortable and accessible. If you're going to Key West, stay here if you can. I am certain you won't regret it.

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Louisville, Kentucky
Reviewed 24 October 2012

The decor was inviting, the experience exciting, the gardens were enlightening. Amazing decor you feel as if you are in a paradise. Breakfast surrounded by beautifully appointed gardens is delightful. The Staff , Dean Geri and Rebecca, were phenominal. Who would want to stay anywhere else on the Island

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New Jersey
Reviewed 23 October 2012

The B&B was absolutely wonderful. We did not want to leave. The place feels like home. We cannot wait to go back. Paul, Dean and Geri were amazing. We stayed in the papaya room and the treehouse room. Both were perfect. I want them to come and decorate my house! Every detail was though of. My husband did not want...

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indiana
Reviewed 22 October 2012

We have stayed at many high end resorts & hotels.This was our 1st B&B experience.The Mermaid & Alligator is like walking into Fantasy Island.The rooms,staff,decor,food & all way exceeded our expectations.We had breakfast & socilaized with many interesting people there. We loved the whole experience.We enjoyed it so much we found ourselves spending more time there than going to see...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 October 2012

A wonderful place to stay in Key West. Geri and Dean looked after us incredibly well, suggesting trips, restaurants and booking these for us. They have thought of all the little extras that make the difference between great and excellent, eg providing us beach towels and a bag for day trips out and made sure we had hot enough water...

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Brooklyn NY
Reviewed 18 October 2012

I've stayed at many high-end hotels, but decided to stay at a B&B for the first time. This pretty much changed the way I look at vacationing. I would stay at this place again and again and again. Way above any five-star hotel. Beautiful tropical oasis, great staff, clean, great food, quiet, and two lovely dogs to greet you every...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to the casual elegance and style of a more relaxed age. Our beautiful circa 1904 Victorian Home, located in the heart of Old Town Key West, offers the warm hospitality of a traditional bed & breakfast while providing our guest a place to relax, enjoy the ambiance, and even shut out the rest of the world if you choose. Join us and feel at home. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Mermaid & The Alligator

Address: 729 Truman Ave, Key West, FL 33040-6423
Region: United States > Florida > Florida Keys > Key West
Price Range: ₹ 9,690 - ₹ 21,474 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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“Tree Top suite is the way to go!!!”
 of 5 bubbles nikoleg299, 11 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Caribbean Queen is large and has the entire front porch to use. Great bathroom.”
 of 5 bubbles 62PaulB62, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
“If you want a room with a balcony or the garden space you have to book early”
 of 5 bubbles bryanb950, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Garden room is on first floor and has a door to patio, too. Large shower.”
 of 5 bubbles 402janac, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Rooms are depicted on their website . We liked being in main house. We were in Sun Room which was sunny in the morning but very quiet .”
 of 5 bubbles Chrisitnef, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
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