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Parkway Motel & Marina
Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Chokoloskee
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 6 September 2011

We stayed here after two weeks in Orlando with our family. Just what we needed after the manic Disney, Sea World experience. Very clean rooms with much better towels, bed linen etc than found in some expensive hotels. Bill & Geri are very welcoming and helpful - they could not do enough for us. Only problem was the mosquitoes - even then Geri loaned us a zapper for the room.

  • Stayed: August 2011, travelled as a couple
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5  Thank David P
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Reviewed 15 August 2011

At $140, even in off season, price was MUCH higher than average given here. The owners were lovely and very helpful. rooms fine but air con inadequate for summer temps. (the muffins however are lovely). Overall, better to stay in everglades city at half the price as it is a nice village (dont let the word city in the name mislead you)

  • Stayed: August 2011
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5  Thank Drjillb
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Reviewed 10 August 2011

This is a wonderful little motel and Bill was a wonderful host. The room was lovely and clean and more than catered for our needs. The towels were so fluffy and the muffin and fruit basket were great, although as UK residents we weren't used to the noise of the air conditioning!! The local people were extremely friendly. We had only one issue and it wasn't with motel it was the time of year we visited - July - a nightmare for mosquitoes and not something we've encountered before but Bill did let us park directly outside the door of the apartment!

I would thoroughly recommend Parkway Motel and Marina. Explore the area - the people are great!

  • Stayed: July 2011, travelled with family
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1  Thank Wilberfossil
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Reviewed 22 April 2011

Our itinerary took us from Fort Myers to Naples thru the Everglades to the Keys, so, Chokoloskee fit geographically. It was neat to be staying out on an island, so far from the regular pulse of busy American life. That, of course, has its pluses and minuses! If you want to explore the WATER of the Everglades, this is a great place to do it. But, the land part of the Everglades requires a drive there and then back...so a little extra driving.
The room was clean and well appointed with a decent size fridge and coffee maker. You can use the microwave in the office, if it's open. The service is friendly. It did seem a little pricey for what you get (during high season, we paid 129/nite for room with 2 beds), but there's not a lot of competition.
We enjoyed the Cuban cafe in town.

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  • Stayed: March 2011, travelled with family
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4  Thank Wanderlust111
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Reviewed 21 March 2011

I read about this little motel on TripAdvisor and was not disappointed. The motel was immaculate with comfortable mattresses and nestled in the quiet little island town of Chokoloskee. The owners were very helpful in our trip planning both while making reservations and again while we were staying there. We highly recommend getting the muffin basket that included four different homemade organic muffins, juice and fruit. It was wonderful! Geri even gave us a hug when we left. Someone else commented it felt like "home" during their stay there and I would whole-heatedly second that opinion.

  • Stayed: March 2011, travelled with friends
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3  Thank TeresaSammis
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Reviewed 5 March 2011

This was a sweet little motel. It's in a quiet part of town (actually the town was pretty quiet - they were resting up for the Seafood Festival in the coming weekend) and there is a nice lawn and shade tree right in front. The rooms are very nice and clean with a good size frig and I will definitely recommend the muffin basket. Yummy. We had a great time! Lots of adventures to be had in this area!

  • Stayed: February 2011, travelled as a couple
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3  Thank MontanaSheep
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Reviewed 21 February 2011

We stayed at the Parkway Motel for two nights, and were pleasantly surprised. The rooms are super clean and very spacious. But the best part of our stay was the owners, Bill and Geri. They are wonderfully nice, and took very good care of us. We cannot wait to stay there again next year!

  • Stayed: February 2011, travelled as a couple
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2  Thank Neomom
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Additional Information about Parkway Motel & Marina

Address: PO Box 340, 1180 Chokoloskee Drive #26, Chokoloskee, FL 34138-0340
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Region: United States > Florida > Chokoloskee
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Chokoloskee
Price Range: £81 - £126 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Parkway Motel & Marina on Chokoloskee Island is surrounded by the natural beauty of the Everglades National Park and the 10,000 Islands. This area is world famous for its fishing, kayaking, sightseeing, history, bird watching and photography. The Smallwood Store and Museum is just a short walk. The unique ecosystem here is a favorite among visitors from near and abroad. We offer the comfort of home in our redecorated kitchenette and rooms. There is also a 2 bedroom/2 bath cottage overlooking the marina. Boat docks are available for rent and our full service marina and tackle shop has everything you need for a great day of fishing, sightseeing or just relaxing. Guide services are unbeatable. Guides are available for back country, off shore, fly fishing, photography and bird watching. They are knowledgeable and know just where to go. Chokoloskee Island is located just south of Everglades City which offers tours of Everglades National Park, air boat rides, museum and area restaurants specializing in fresh local seafood. Parkway Motel & Marina offers a quiet island get-away with great fishing and the closest access to Florida's 10,000 Islands, Everglades National Park and The Gulf of Mexico. Call today for your reservation for relaxation. ... more   less 
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