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Marathon, Florida
Reviewed 28 February 2014

Nice and clean great location very helpful people nice pool would go back any time. Could maybe have softer mattress next door to visitors center water right outside door not new but would go back any time

Thank Marjorie P
Bellevue, Nebraska
Reviewed 27 February 2014

My wife and I stayed at Royal Hawaiian for three days and found the room to be very nice and the staff very helpful and accommodating. The beds were comfortable and the room was clean. This made a great place to relax at the end of the day. In the evening we were interested in doing some fishing and the...

Thank Watson E
Reviewed 26 February 2014

Great motel for its price. Very very clean. We wanted to drive to Key West, but didn't want to spend tons of money on Key West hotels, so staying in Marathon was a good idea. Royal Hawaiian was a great choice. It is right off the highway but we didn't hear any noise from the road. We enjoyed our stay...

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Quebec City, Canada
Reviewed 20 February 2014

A very nice place for the price, really clean and a friendly welcome by the owners! A recommandation at 1h15 from Key West. And it's also a "botel" (or boatel) = you may arrive by boat via the canal. Martin from Quebec City, Canada

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Bayville, New Jersey
Reviewed 18 February 2014

This is the second time that we have stayed at the Royal hawaiian. Just as the first visit was great, this visit was terrific also. The rooms have new mattersses which were very comfortable, the managers, Laura and Phil are friendly and go out of thier way to make you feel at home. The room was clean and neat, and...

Thank Gary N
Hertford, North Carolina
Reviewed 11 February 2014

This was our first trip to the keys and didn't know where to stay. We selected a hotel in Grassy Key that was a disaster and checked out early. Fortunately for us, Royal Hawaiian had an opening. This 8 unit motel/botel is very clean and charming with boat docking space just outside of each room. The staff is very friendly...

Thank Linda B
Atlantic Beach, Florida
Reviewed 20 January 2014

We spent 9 nights here in early January, We brought an 18ft CC boat and a couple of kayaks! The hotel is located right on the Vaca cut which joins the Gulf to the Atlantic, there is a bait and Tackle shop right around the corner from the dock. The rooms are kept spotlessly clean and depending on how long...

Thank celtwats
Kingston, Canada
Reviewed 18 January 2014

We decided on the Royal Hawaian based on the charming outer appearance. Ours was 1 of 8 units. Two double beds with soft mattresses and some highway noise meant we didn't have a pristine sleep but the room itself had a spartan charm. At $100 per night it might be a bit overpriced but it would do in a pinch.

Thank SteveB15
Reviewed 17 January 2014

I love the idea of a botel. You can bring your boat! The free wifi was working very well and so did everything in the room. Well maintained and clean rooms. The owners was very helpful and nice. We stayed for 7 nights.

Thank Globetrottarina
Jacksonville, Florida
Reviewed 8 January 2014

Stayed 2 nights over New Year's in room #6. Very cute place to stay, spacious, clean, walk out your door to the canal and your boat, convenient location, pet friendly, stayed in a room with kitchenette with full size refridge, very friendly staff, use of grills and patio area on the water, nice pool area, great price. My only gripe...

Thank cmoho72

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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: ₹ 13,613 - ₹ 20,896 (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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“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
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