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Grand Isle
Reviewed 30 March 2013

My husband and myself are finishing a 10 day stay at the Royal Hawaiian Motel/Botel and have had a wonderful time. Phil and Laura are very nice and do all they can to make your stay enjoyable. The rooms are clean and we were given fresh towels everyday, we found the bed to very comfortable. There is sitting area for...

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Mattapoisett, Massachusetts
Reviewed 23 March 2013

This is a "mom and pop" -type, laid-back place in the best tradition of the Keys. The owners pretty much left us alone, but appeared always to be readily available should we need anything. We didn't have a boat, but still appreciated seeing the other boats anchored right outside our door on the canal. We had a unit only equipped...

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Harleston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 March 2013

This is a small friendly traditional style motel situated on the main road running through Marathon, a convenient central location for visiting the Keys.We stayed in a standard room which was clean and comfortable with fridge and microwave. The rooms back directly onto the a deck where boats can be moored by hotel guests,and was far enough away from the...

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Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 4 March 2013

Lara and Phil are the coolest people you can imagine to stay at! You can ALWAYS ask them for help. They are so attentive - Phil even asked us if we needed the pool lights on when it was getting late and dark and we were stll hanging out at the pool. Other places would probably tell you to leave...

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Sacramento, Ca
Reviewed 2 March 2013

This is a botel. Your back porch is right on the water, so you can tie your boat up 4 ft from your room. Phil and Lara are the owners and they live onsite. The place is so clean you can eat off the floor. They treat you like family and cater to any of your needs. The rooms are...

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Washington, DC
Reviewed 27 February 2013

My wife and I stayed here for a couple of nights a couple of weeks back, primarily based on the ratings. The room was clean, which counts a lot, but the place advertises free wi-fi which does/did not work (on a number of devices) in the room we stayed (next to the office). We told the manager about the problem...

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Thank Andrew W
Reviewed 23 February 2013

We let the owners know we'd be coming in late and they turned on the room lights and A/C for us and left the key on the desk. What wonderful service! The motel is no frills but very clean and has everything we need, fridge, TV, clean beds and shower, and a coffee pot. We didn't use the pool but...

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1Thank Lorelli127
Reviewed 23 February 2013 via mobile

Great place to stay. Not the Hilton but very very very clean! No frills just heat place to crash for the night. Close to info center for all your attractions. Owners very nice- cheerful. Went over and above to make our stay a great one! Delicious coffee too!!

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1Thank Rmr4jb31
Houston
Reviewed 27 January 2013 via mobile

Ditch the crowds in Key West- stay in this lovely independently owned hotel instead! Very clean and incredibly cute rooms! The staff were also extremely friendly. Great price and location. This is exactly the type of place we love to stay in when traveling. Thanks!

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Key Colony Beach, Florida, United States
Reviewed 25 January 2013

I recently stayed here on a three day fishing trip.The last time I did this I had rented a house down in Key Colony Beach just down the road.Since I was only going to be on a three day trip,I didn't want to incur the extra expense. I truly had no idea what to expect.The only words that describes this...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
All of our rooms are updated annually. We are an Old Keys Motel with True Keys ambiance. Our only link to modern technology is Wireless Internet and cable TV. We are small, quiet, peaceful, and truly have the cleanest rooms in the area. Our customers are largely repeat guests. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Royal Hawaiian Motel / Botel

Address: 12020 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050-3525
Region: United States > Florida > Florida Keys > Marathon
Price Range: ₹ 12,083 - ₹ 15,155 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Royal Hawaiian Motel / Botel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 8
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“Some rooms have a small kitchen, some do not”
 of 5 bubbles timm299, 7 May 2016 | Read review
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“Book early!”
 of 5 bubbles karenmf28, 9 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Every room is awesome.”
 of 5 bubbles 3LarryG, 25 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a kitchenette, you will have all the comforts of home.”
  • Our boat is steps away from our room
 of 5 bubbles charlotted54, 26 Jul 2015 | Read review
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