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Ranch House Motel

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Reviewed 12 June 2014

Very clean room. Owner was extremely friendly and made us feel like family. Reasonable prices made this a sure win! Close to area attractions. Great location. Owner had great recommendations for dinner, bars, and local beaches. Can not stress how clean our room was, every day.

4Thank Angelafbuford
Bernalillo, New Mexico
Reviewed 10 April 2014

While I agree with most of the previous reviews, I do feel that for the size of the room and the location it was a bit over-priced. Our room was spotless, with very nice furnishings. The front desk was very professional and helpful. If the room was a bit less in price I would have given it 5 stars, but...

5Thank mandre
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 March 2014

We stayed two nights at this motel for visiting Key West. The room was absolutely clean! Bathroom was not big but it was fine with us. There is no WiFi. There are many cafes and restaurants near by for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

5Thank Acco K
O'Fallon, Missouri
Reviewed 19 March 2014

We'll said John B and Sean-Indy, thanks for the referral. Noise not a problem, great sleep with windows open. No smoking or pets, the latter not common in our searches in FL. A plus for the allergic. Has anyone mentioned the shuffleboard??? Loved it! Also loved supporting a local small business owner who so obviously appreciates her clientele.

7Thank ERB52
Reviewed 3 March 2014

We were on our way through to Key West and wanted a place to rest for the night. The Ranch was exactly what we wanted! Very clean, great location, more than adequate parking, very nice family run business. If you are looking for a large hotel with all the amenities such as a pool, breakfast, wifi and so on this...

4Thank JohnB12344
Reviewed 6 February 2014

There aren't too many motels left like Ranch House. It's like stepping back in time to the 1950s. But that's not bad at all here. This great little motel has been updated appropriately (wifi, flat screen TV with cable, A/C, etc.) but it has all the old-time American charm of Florida before the corporate mega resorts showed up. Parking is...

4Thank Sean-Indy
Salisbury, Maryland
Reviewed 8 January 2014

I had a similar experience to the previous reviewer, "Nostalgic Memories." My husband and I also visited Marathon and the lower Keys over New Year's. We drove onto the Keys one evening intending to catch a sunset near Islamorada and then, because we had no reservation, drive back out to find a place to stay. However, we just kept going...

3Thank Chalupamom
Jacksonville, Florida
Reviewed 3 January 2014

I am a native Floridian and have travelled the State for many years, since my childhood in the 60s and 70s. This trip, I went to Marathon for diving, fishing and taking in the revelry of Key West on New Years Eve. I visited at a time that most other motels in the Keys were booked and those rooms that...

3Thank Hank C
Reviewed 5 December 2013

I stayed at this hotel based solely on reviews. I sure am glad these reviews were correct. This is a older locally owed motel. Although it is dated it is by no means outdated. My room had recently been renovated with new tile throughout. the room was in immaculate shape. The towels were great and the sheets smelled great. Diana...

1Thank im4jesus
Rochester Hills
Reviewed 26 August 2013 via mobile

I am very leary of local hotels based on reviews. Stumbled across Ranch House and thought I would give it a try. I usually stay at Holiday Inn Express but felt that it was too high priced for what you get. Diane is a very nice lady that gives personal service that is refreshing. You can tell she takes pride...

3Thank Michael199199

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Additional Information about Ranch House Motel

Address: 7251 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050-3134
Region: United States > Florida > Florida Keys > Marathon
Number of rooms: 10
Also Known As:
Ranch House Hotel Marathon
Ranch House Motel Marathon, Florida - Florida Keys
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“Have stayed in 3 or 4 different rooms over the years. All equally clean and well maintained.”
GovMule, 25 Dec 2016 | Read review
“our windows faced another building...so we had no trouble with highway noise.”
LL51USA, 18 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Marathon is a good place to stay and visit Key West in 2 days”
m_laniem798, 12 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Stayed in 5 and 10. Both spotless, 5 roomier and completely updated. 10 sleeps 3 and is at the end, furthest from road. Both great choices.”
ERB52, 19 Mar 2014 | Read review
“The property is right on the highway, so the vehicular traffic slows down at night but never completely stops. Higher room numbers are further from the road.”
Chefcorr2012, 26 Jan 2013 | Read review
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