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Banana Bay Resort & Marina

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7.4

Fair (2,055 ratings)

Marathon, United States - 

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840 m Crane Point Museum and Nature Center

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1 km The Turtle Hospital

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1.5 km Florida Keys Country Club

Hotel Overview

Banana Bay Resort & Marina, located in the beautiful Marathon, offers a unique blend of elegance and natural beauty. This waterfront property is a haven for guests seeking a peaceful retreat amidst the vibrant life of the Florida Keys. Reviews from guests have highlighted several aspects of their stay, offering insights into the resort's strengths and areas for improvement.

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Hotel highlights

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Location

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  1. Stunning Location: Nestled by the water, the resort offers breathtaking views and direct access to the beautiful surroundings.
  2. Spacious Rooms: Guests appreciate the comfortable, large rooms available, enhancing their overall stay experience.
  3. Inviting Pool Area: The outdoor pool is a highlight for many visitors, providing a refreshing escape under the sun.
  4. Friendly Staff: The resort's staff has been mentioned for their welcoming and helpful demeanor, ensuring a pleasant stay for guests.
  5. Tranquil Atmosphere: Reviewers often mention the peaceful and quiet environment, perfect for a relaxing getaway.
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Area for improvement

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Breakfast

Kitchen

  1. Aged Facilities: Some guests have noted that certain areas of the resort feel outdated and could benefit from renovation.
  2. Limited On-Site Dining: The absence of diverse dining options on the premises has been a point of disappointment for some visitors.
  3. Maintenance Issues: A few reviews highlighted maintenance problems within the rooms or common areas, affecting the overall experience.
  4. Inconsistent Wi-Fi: Access to reliable Wi-Fi has been a concern, with guests reporting spotty or unreliable internet service.
  5. Price Point: Some guests feel that the resort's rates are a bit steep for the value and services provided.

Amenities

Microwave

Tennis court

Pet friendly

Pool

Breakfast included

Air conditioning

Air conditioning

Parking included

Parking included

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Total 2,055 Reviews

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7.2

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7.6

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booking

1,089 Reviews

7.2 / 10

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expedia

966 Reviews

7.6 / 10

Reviews

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Words are aggregated from hotel reviews across the web and listed by the most mentions.

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Cleanliness was mentioned 249 times

36% Negative58% Positive

Reviews based on Cleanliness

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Sabrina5 months ago
4/5Google icon

Overall it's quite nice. The room was nice, clean and spacious with comfortable beds. Wifi was fast enough for us to work during the day. Bathtub can get really slippery so do be careful. 50 dollars extra per day paid when check in was quite a fee. Regardless of if we used the amenities or not. But that seems to be common in the keys.. 😢 Breakfast was okay, but soooo much plastic waste with tiny individually packaged items... A cooler in the room but it's not a refrigerator (there's a label on the cooler). Don't keep leftovers in, it's not cold enough to be safe to eat.

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mo mo4 months ago
1/5Google icon

I recently had the unfortunate experience of staying at this hotel, which, unlike chain hotels, is a mom-and-pop establishment. My expectations were far from met, and I feel compelled to share my disappointing experience. Upon checking into the room, I was immediately greeted by a strong mold odor that permeated the air. To make matters worse, my wife, who suffers from asthma, was unable to remain in the room due to the overwhelming musty mold smell. Her safety and well-being were compromised, and this alone is inexcusable. Adding insult to injury, the hotel completely misrepresented the room location. I had specifically reserved a room with a promised "garden view overlooking the pool." However, when I entered the room, I was met with a view that could only be described as abysmal – it overlooked a dumpster and a scene of dilapidated debris, including what appeared to be a decaying boat. This was not only misleading but also a severe disappointment. I promptly voiced my concerns to the supervisor on duty, seeking a resolution to these glaring issues. Shockingly, her response was nothing short of unprofessional and dismissive. She claimed that handling my cancellation request was above her pay grade, effectively refusing to take responsibility for the situation. This level of customer service is entirely unacceptable and speaks volumes about the hotel's standards. Given all these events I requested to have my stay refunded and was given the runaround. I left the hotel and booked in a Fairfield in Key West spending another $400 in addition to the 320 I spent for their hotel. Needless to say, the experience was night-day I am having to dispute the charge with my card and wish for the best Based on my experience, I cannot, in good conscience, recommend this establishment to anyone. The combination of the mold issue, room misrepresentation, and the unprofessional behavior of the staff made my stay a regrettable and unpleasant ordeal. I strongly advise seeking alternative accommodations for a more satisfactory and enjoyable stay.

Hotel Quality

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General Info

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Total number of rooms 59

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Number of floors 2

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Number of buildings/towers 2

WiFi Quality

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17

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159

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15

Wifi Speed Is Good For

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web browsing

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HD online movies

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group video calls

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online streaming

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4K online movies

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What's nearby

Crane Point Museum and Nature Center

840 m

The Turtle Hospital

1 km

Florida Keys Country Club

1.5 km

Vaca Key

2 km

Sombrero Beach

2.5 km

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Airports Nearby

Key West Intl. Airport (EYW)

30 km

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Restaurants

McDonald's

980 m

Sunset Grille & Raw Bar

2.5 km

Takara Japanese Restaurant

630 m

Keys Fisheries

980 m

Castaway Restaurant

2 km

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Prices Around Property

Average Daily Costs Per Person

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Bottle of water 1.5L

$1.4 - $2.8

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Coffee

$2.8 - $6.9

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Beer 0.5L

$1.6 - $1.6

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Meal, inexpensive restaurant

$11.1 - $46.1

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Taxi 1km (normal tariff)

$1.4 - $2.8

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Meal for 2 people, mid-range restaurant, three-course

$46.1 - $138.3

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Bottle of mid-range wine

$8.3 - $27.7

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McMeal at McDonalds

$9.2 - $11.1

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Coke/Pepsi 0.33L

$1.8 - $2.8

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Gasoline (1 liter)

$0.7 - $0.9

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Mobile phone monthly plan

$39.6 - $92.2

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Fitness club, monthly fee

$73.8

Weather In Marathon

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Precipitation In Marathon

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Traffic around property

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Few vehicles on the road, relaxed and stress-free driving experience.

House Rules

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Check in after 16:00

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Check out until 11:00

Children welcome

Pets welcome (restrictions apply)

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