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Blackfin Resort and Marina
Ranked #6 of 17 Marathon B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 9 May 2013

My boyfriend and I went on a Florida Keys roadtrip and we stayed here for the first night. It was everything we needed at a very affordable price. The room was a good size, comfortable, and comes with a flatscreen TV and mini fridge. The best part is the marina/pier in the back of the hotel that was nice to go out to at night and fish off of. If you're looking for a place to rest your head in the Keys and have a lot of to do things on your list like we did, it's a great little place. There's a huge statue of a tropical fish in the front of the hotel that's a cool place to take a photo in front of, too.

  • Stayed: April 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 24 April 2013

Not a good stay overall. The best part about the weekend was the sunsets. The bed was very uncomfortable. The towels were paper thin and the overall cleanliness of the room was poor. This is not a place I will return to.

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1  Thank Keith C
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Reviewed 22 April 2013

The word resort is sort of a joke but the rooms were clean and very reasonably priced. The rooms are fairly small but there is a frig, microwave, and coffee maker. The management is great and tries to accommodate in any way. There is actually a sandy beach and a few boat slips. It was a great place to watch the sunset. There is a lively bar and restaurant on the premises and it was packed on Thursday night when we got there.

FYI South Florida can be very expensive and the cost has nothing to do with quality or even security. I would definitely recommend this motel to someone who is not looking for big hotel comfort but there was a bar, restaurant, pool, and sandy beach.

  • Stayed: April 2013, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 18 April 2013

Stayed at the blackfin to run the 7 mile bridge. Booked 2 nights.

3 days prior arrival, got opportunity to go down to Key West. Tried unsuccessfully 3 times ( We work odd hours) to get information as to whether or not we could cancel the second night. This was 3 days prior to our arrival.

My sister finally got a window during bankers hours ( 9-5) and was able to reach the front desk. "Mike" answered the phone, and my sister asked it we could cancel that second night, and she explained to him that I had been calling in the evenings prior, and did not get a call back.

Mike said "our phone answering system is fine, and we recieved no calls from your sister" my sister argued that we had left messages. Mike told her "no your sister did not call us and no, you cannot cancel that second night, either you stay 2, or don't stay at all." She was dumbfounded, and asked, "so, you would rather have no business than one night?" Mike said, " figure out what you want to do, you have until tomorrow" and slammed down the phone.

The next day, she called back and got "Dan" he turned out to be the only thing worthy of staying at this place. He was kind, considerate, and explained that the phone system had, in fact, been down. Dan apologized all over the place, explained rationally and kindly that they have a 2 night minimum, and was sorry that wasn't conveyed properly.

The rooms are older, but clean. Our room had an adjoining door that apparantly backed up to our neighbors ice chest. As we had to be out on the bridge running by 7 a.m, it made it hard to get a good nights sleep with the constant chatter and ice clanging. Our neighbors also pulled up the outside chairs and chainsmoked until 2 am. with the smoke wafing under our door. ( you can see sunlight during the day under the door).

We did not stay a second night, and will not stay there again. Dan, you are wonderful!! go work with a more professional hotel!!!

  • Stayed: April 2013, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 7 April 2013

This is an older resort with some updates. The room was spacious, the bed comfortable, and moderately priced for the keys. Boats were docked right at the back of the property and fishing was available as the resort sits right by the water. A handy location as it's about an hour from Key West and an hour from Key Largo. A discount would be available for return customers.

  • Stayed: March 2013, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank SelectiveSenior
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Reviewed 5 April 2013

We were here for four nights for our first trip to the Keys. We would definitely return and perhaps upgrade to a room with a kitchen.

The bed was very comfortable. The room is simple but clean with efficient air conditioning, a small fridge and a microwave. The only downside is that a lot of light comes in around the blinds so you wake up quite early in the morning. It would have been nice if a dark set of curtains could be pulled across the windows.

All the rooms are away from the highway so are quiet.

There is a small marina along with a lovely seating area with a palapa, hammock, sun loungers,picnic tables, barbecues and a resident iguana over looking the gulf side. Many folks in the marina and motel gather with drinks for the sunset and we met some really lovely people.

There is a restaurant, Hurricane, that offers nice food with friendly staff.

It's not fancy but it has everything you need for a relaxing, restful stay in the Florida Keys. My husband really enjoyed the fishing.

  • Stayed: April 2013, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank honeybee1231
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Reviewed 5 April 2013

3/19- 3/23 Great central location in the Keys. Hour to Key West and forty minutes to Key Largo. Stuffed Pig- friendly staff -down the street(same side as resort) for good/reasonably priced breakfast. Short distance to Turtle Hospital which was very interesting. Ten/fifteen minutes to Bahia Honda State Park for snorkeling or beach time. On your way down to Key West stop at Baby's Coffee(best coffee I've ever had) and returning home get your Key Lime pie at Mangrove Mama's. If you are a Bogart/Hepburn fan, don't miss the African Queen docked in Key Largo at the Holiday Inn ocean side.

Room was clean, bathroom had shower only but was recently refurbished and looked new, however very small. Front desk staff friendly and helpful. Grounds were well kept. Pool was clean. Man made beach front was nice with chairs and loungers to watch the sunset. Reminds me of the old Keys motel-great 60's ambiance.

Heed the posted speed- do not exceed the speed limits!

  • Stayed: March 2013, travelled with family
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1  Thank krpr1353
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Additional Information about Blackfin Resort and Marina

Address: 4650 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050-2396
Region: United States > Florida > Florida Keys > Marathon
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #6 of 17 B&Bs / Inns in Marathon
Price Range: £97 - £138 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Blackfin Resort and Marina 2*
Number of rooms: 38
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