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Deerfield Beach, Florida
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Boat House is located in a quiet corner of Marco Island, fl. It has a key west type feel without the hustle and bustle that comes with key west. Very clean motel with wonderful updates to the rooms and pool and dock area. Good restaurants in walking distance and a short drive to the beach or downtown shopping areas....

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TheBoatHouseMotel, Owner at The Boat House Motel, responded to this review

We believe that all of our guests deserve to be treated with respect and dignity, even the Packer fans. So while your taste in football teams is lacking, we are glad to see that your taste in motels is top notch. Thanks for your kind words and we'll look forward to having you with us again. BEAR DOWN, CHICAGO BEARS!!

Elmira NY
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

This is our fourth stay at the Boat House, and we have never been disappointed! Above all, Desiree truly cares about her customers. She and the staff made us feel right at home. We felt very appreciated as customers, which is hard to find these days. The Boat House is a quiet place to stay directly on the water! You...

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TheBoatHouseMotel, Owner at The Boat House Motel, responded to this review

We love that you feel this way! Thank you for continuing to stay with us. We will look forward to seeing you all again next year!

Crystal River, Florida
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Clean as can be, great desk people and awesome cleaning staff. Marco has a wonderful cab service, use it. We would love to say we'd be back soon but it's 4 1/2 hour drive. I'm too old for that Brandy! But if get a pilots license, see you soon!

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TheBoatHouseMotel, Owner at The Boat House Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for driving all that way to see us! Considering your advanced age, we hope to see you sooner rather than later and we will welcome you back, be it by car, boat, or plane (thanks for the warning). Take care and we wish you safe travels! - B

Center Moriches
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This place is really cute and clean however it is not updated. Great location in Old Marco and a short walk to the Snook Inn for cocktails! Cute little pool and waterfrontage - one of the most affordable places to stay in Marco!

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TheBoatHouseMotel, General Manager at The Boat House Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your comments. We take every word to heart and rely on them to make improvements if necessary. We are located in the Historic District of Olde Marco. This location comes with a responsibility and an obligation to maintain the architectural details of the era in which the motel was built. However, we...

Reviewed 1 week ago

The Boat House is the perfect stop for any vacation! We were only there one night, but wish we stayed the week. It was so comfortable, clean, quaint and made us feel like we were at home, except for a MUCH better view. They even had coffee mugs with their logo on them - not the plastic cups, real mugs!...

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Marco Island, Florida
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nick and Desiree Buhelos & their staff are awesome. Family of 4 with a dog, short notice and they were not just able to accommodate us, but accommodate us in style! Short walk to multiple dining establishments. Quiet, quaint, on Collier Creek at the confluence with Marco River. Manatees, dolphin, birds of all sorts, fish of all sorts, island paradise....

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TheBoatHouseMotel, Owner at The Boat House Motel, responded to this review

It was our pleasure to have you and your family (including your fur baby!) stay with us. We are glad to hear that you were pleased with the accommodations and that you took so much enjoyment from our surroundings! Please visit us again!

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I spent the night in Marco and chose to return to boat house! We enjoyed our stay very much and plan to return soon! The staff is extremely friendly and hospitable and our room was perfect!

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TheBoatHouseMotel, General Manager at The Boat House Motel, responded to this review

We are so thrilled to see your review! It means the world to us to see such a high rating and that you took the time to share your thoughts. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Thank you!

Sacramento, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a lovely 2 night stay. This is an old-fashioned motel, and it's very quaint. Our room had a king-size bed and a queen bed, a microwave, refrigerator, dining room table, utensils, Keurig coffee maker, with pods. There are enough coffee pods for the first day, but if you'd like additonal pods you have to buy them in the...

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TheBoatHouseMotel, Owner at The Boat House Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with the travel community! Detailed reviews like yours give future guests a feel for what to expect at The Boat House. We appreciate your kind words regarding our cleanliness and upkeep. Special thanks for mentioning our housekeeping routine. We have found over the years that more and more guests were...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've just come back from a lovely 3 night stay at the Boat House. We tacked on 3 days after a 2 week cruise so had a,lot of luggage with us. The room was on the first floor, a good size with a comfy king bed, a second single bed, a fridge & a microwave. Also a Keurig coffee machine...

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TheBoatHouseMotel, Owner at The Boat House Motel, responded to this review

Wow! Thanks for an incredible review! We are so, so happy that you enjoyed our property and all it has to offer. Thank you for staying with us and we really hope to see you again soon!

Ithaca, New York
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful in location, cleanliness, and view. Very nice room. The dock is private, nice with beautiful sunset. Close to restaurants and marina. Delightful place, bed comfortable & clean. Room a bit dark. Enjoyed our stay a lot. Would go back.

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TheBoatHouseMotel, Owner at The Boat House Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words! We will be looking into some brighter lights for the rooms, thanks to your input. We hope to see you again in the future.

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Family owned and operated since 1994 The Boat House Motel is a quaint little place tucked away in Olde Florida. In this quiet and peaceful environment you will enjoy nature at its best while being close to “civilization”. We are committed to preserve the charm of “Olde Marco”. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Boat House Motel

Address: 1180 Edington Pl, Marco Island, FL 34145-2063
Region: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Marco Island
Price Range: ₹ 9,983 - ₹ 17,633 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Boat House Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 24
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Also Known As:
The Boat House Motel Hotel Marco Island
The Boat Hotel
Boat Hotel Marco Island
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#1 Best Value Hotel in Marco Island
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“some rooms have pet allowed and there are docks available for small boats.”
care59, 23 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Room 13 was great for us!”
264leos, 21 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask for the "Gazebo".”
jetcyn, 15 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Some rooms have balconies with French Windows & these seemed lighter than ours.”
JeanetteM934, 25 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Quiet room. Clean.”
eshm0un, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
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