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Tallahassee, Florida
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2011

My husband and I had the unique opportunity to stay at Pretty Joe Rock in early December 2011. The adventure was just what we needed to really take a break from busy life. The cottage has a real Caribbean feel and was very comfortable. The weather couldn't have been better 70s days and 60s nights with continuous cool breezes during... More 

3 Thank TheOrricks
Bear, Delaware, United States
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2011

Me and my wife stayed at pretty joke rock for our honeymoon this past September 2011. Let me just say that this was a wonderful island get away location. I have never been one trip so unquie. Let me start with what i did not like about the island. First the driveway to get o the dock where the boat... More 

3 Thank Sean B
Medford, New Jersey
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29 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2011

My boyfriend and I just returned from a lovely week spent at Pretty Joe Rock. This is truly an island get-away. We were really looking forward to the peace and quiet of a private island, but wanted to take our golden retriever and this spot was the perfect fit. They are definitely pet friendly and our dog loved swimming in... More 

6 Thank BXG824
Juneau, Alaska
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65 reviews
56 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2011

Our friend was a business partner with Banana Bay, the late Eric Hathaway, and he was able to give myself + some close friends a good deal on the house during the off season - and I'm forever grateful he did. We needed a nice relaxing getaway from our busy lives in South Florida and figured a weekend in the... More 

3 Thank DiverDown79
Rock Hall, Maryland
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2010

The island was everything we hoped it would be, and more. It was far enough from the mainland to feel VERY private, yet close enough to make quick and easy ventures to Marathon and the surrounding Keys. We watched beautiful sunsets and sunrises, were entertained by stingrays and dolphins, kayaked and snorkeled. We truly relaxed in this peaceful setting. The... More 

3 Thank Maccat2
pembroke pines, fl
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2010

My partner and I went to Pretty Joe Rock in January when the weather was freezing but it didn't matter! We fell in love with this home! Absolutely amazing! We fished the entire time with our golden retriever...we took the boat down to the bridge and caught dinner EVERY SINGLE NIGHT! We snorkeled, caught crabs, lobsters...played dominoes out on the... More 

4 Thank heatherroig
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2010

We arrived in the afternoon. It was amazing from the moment we got there. We did some kayaking, snorkeling and fishing. We got to see dolphins, sting ray, lot's of different types of fish, and even an octopus - all from the island. We didn't do all the site seeing we had planned on because the island was so great,... More 

4 Thank inetm
Brookfield, Wisconsin
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 May 2010

I took this vacation with my family and my close cousins. We had an amazing time and so much fun. The island is just close enough to land that you can get back in a minute or so, but far enough away that you still have complete privacy and the feeling that you are truly in the middle of the... More 

3 Thank Leah234
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2010

This was a very unique vacation destination, but surely not for the weak at heart. In our opinion this place did not live up to the standards purported on their website. The house was filthy, with dead roach carcasses throughout and with LIVE Palmetto Bugs in the bed walking on us at night. One walk across the beautiful wood floors... More 

6 Thank maxnodie
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20 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2008

If you don't like crowds and enjoy your privacy while on vacation, then this island is for you. I rented it through rentmyisland.com and it is an incredible place to stay. I brought my wife and two young daughters and they all loved it and didn't want to leave. You park on the mainland and the local contact, Rick, brings... More 

5 Thank roc8man

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Pretty Joe Rock

Address: 1 Pretty Joe Rock, Marathon, FL 33050
Region: United States > Florida > Florida Keys > Marathon
Number of rooms: 2
Also Known As:
Pretty Joe Rock Hotel Marathon
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?