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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a wonderful stay, surprised by the lovely tropical garden with all its details, little but great pool, the great ambiance and impeccable clean rooms! Tip: freshly baked waffles in the morning! Located near the old center!

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1Thank Erik J
Aiken South Carolina
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After checking out of a "high end" hotel on Duval, we found this lovely spot which was perfect. Jerry and the staff were fabulous and answered all of our questions and recommended places to visit. It is, indeed, a lovely and cozy area and I would not hesitate to go back.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful, relaxing! I tried to find something that was missing and it can't be done. The hosts are so friendly, helpful. Breakfast with something different each day and delicious. Wine in afternoon. A beautiful small but relaxing jacussi pool. So quiet and peaceful. We thoroughly enjoyed our visit and would certainly recommend this B&B as the best!

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1Thank Fran H
Vancouver
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So it's pretty obvious from all the reviews on here that this place is awesome. The staff have the perfect balance of being warm, welcoming & full of information if you need it, but reserved enough to give you your own space and not be in your face all the time. I stayed in the Garden Room, which was beautiful;...

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Management response:

Thank you for taking the time to write. We're so glad you appreciate the "little things." We've tried to anticipate those things that would make our guests feel at home and comfortable. We're always open to suggestions as well. Hope you get to come back again! Happy New Year! Sincerely, Geri L. Manager

Leawood, Kansas
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazing stay earlier this month. Staff goes above and beyond to fulfill your every need. Beautiful house and grounds. Back yard is like walking into a tropical paradise. Made us restaurant reservations at a restaurant that had just told me they did not take reservations. We left early the last day, and they had a to go breakfast ready when...

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Mermaid A, Manager at The Mermaid & The Alligator, responded to this review

We're thrilled you enjoyed your stay, and that our staff was there to help you in meaningful ways. We'd love to have you come back someday!

Menifee, CA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This charming B&B was perfect in every way... from the room itself with every possible amenity provided to the gorgeous garden where the wonderful breakfasts were served. It is situated such that you can walk to all of the attractions in town; yet you are not in the middle of the fray. The owner is a baker, and each day...

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Miami, Florida
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Traveled here with another couple who highly recommended this place and we were more than happy with their recommendation. This B&B has very lovely gardens and appointments, the rooms are all ensuite and each is unique in its decor (we stayed in the Bamboo cottage and found it to be wonderful). The attention to detail is evident in every aspect...

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St. Petersburg, Florida
Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

I always go to Key West for Thanksgiving to visit my sister who lives there. This time I took my boyfriend with me and since it was his first time on the island and my sister has a small apartment we decided to get our own place to stay. I cannot say enough nice things about the mermaid and the...

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1Thank Lindsey H
Akron
Reviewed 30 November 2016

We stayed at this wonderful bed and breakfast for our wedding and honeymoon. The staff was so wonderful and helpful, the room was so beautiful and clean and the grounds were absolutely breathtaking. When we go back to Key West we will never stay anywhere else!

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Bellingham Washington
Reviewed 29 November 2016

I will just echo all of the great things everyone has to say about this B&B. My husband made all the arrangements so I didn't know anything about what to expect until we walked in the door to the garden. Definitely a WOW from the moment you arrive. Great attention is paid to everything and they definitely want their guest...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to the casual elegance and style of a more relaxed age. Our beautiful circa 1904 Victorian Home, located in the heart of Old Town Key West, offers the warm hospitality of a traditional bed & breakfast while providing our guest a place to relax, enjoy the ambiance, and even shut out the rest of the world if you choose. Join us and feel at home. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Mermaid & The Alligator

Address: 729 Truman Ave, Key West, FL 33040-6423
Region: United States > Florida > Florida Keys > Key West
Price Range: £122 - £269 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
Also Known As:
The Mermaid And The Alligator
The Mermaid & The Alligator Hotel Key West
The Mermaid & The Alligator Key West, Florida
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“There's not a bad choice. We chose ours for the king-sized bed.”
 of 5 bubbles 885franh, 31 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Not a bad one in the place.”
 of 5 bubbles dfey486, 20 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Each room is different. Use the website to see the photos of each.”
 of 5 bubbles canncan, 19 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Bamboo room was outstanding. The treetops suite was beautiful but it's 40 steps to reach it with no elevator.”
 of 5 bubbles 308RichardB, 8 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Every room is amazing.”
 of 5 bubbles Dabs-Sutton-uk, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
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