Blue Marlin Motel

1320 Simonton StreetKey West33040USA
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About Blue Marlin Motel

Located in the South Beach area of Key West, the Blue Marlin Motel offers clean and comfortable accommodations. The motel is located one block from the famed Duval Street.

Guestrooms are equipped with refrigerator, microwave, coffeemaker, hairdryer, ironing facilities, cable TV, and free Wi-Fi.

The motel features a large outdoor pool surrounded by sun deck with loungers. The front desk provides tourist information and trolley tickets. Limited onsite parking is available.

A continental breakfast is served poolside daily. Guests will find a host of dining options within walking distance of the motel.

The Blue Marlin Motel is less than a ten-minute walk from the Southernmost Point marker and Key West Butterfly and Nature Conservatory. Key West Lighthouse and the Earnest Hemingway Home and Museum are a short walk away.


1320 Simonton Street, Key West, FL, 33040, USA
Telephone: +1(305)2942585 | Fax: +1(305)2961209 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Deck chairs / Sun loungers
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Laundry service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Parking lot
  • Pets allowed
  • Terrace
  • Washing machine
  • Wellness centre / Spa
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Balcony / Terrace
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Cable TV
  • Central heating
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Ironing board
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms


  • Accessible parking
  • Wheelchair accessible

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 15:00
  • Check-out: 11:00

Positive Reviews

Quiet and convenient location.

The Blue Marlin Motel is located one block from the quieter end of Duval Street. Past guests report that this is a pleasant neighborhood that offers easy access to many of Key West's most popular attractions, including the Southernmost Point, the Earnest Hemingway Home and Museum, and the Key West Lighthouse.

Clean and comfortable accommodations.

According to reports, guestrooms at the Blue Marlin Motel are kept very clean, with past guests praising the housekeeping team. Many guests also report that these accommodations are very comfortable and ideal for any vacation.

Outdoor pool comes highly recommended.

Many guests praise the motel's outdoor pool and sun deck. The pool is ideal for adults and children, while the deck houses plenty of sun loungers. Guests often compliment the pool for being open late.

Negative Reviews

Limited on-site parking spaces.

While many guests enjoy their stay at the Blue Marlin Motel, others report that parking is a major issue. According to reports, there are not enough parking spaces to go around, leaving some guests to contend with expensive on-street parking.

Breakfast is very basic.

While some guests enjoy the complimentary breakfast served poolside each morning, others report that it is very basic and lacking in variety. Others suggest that breakfast opening hours should be extended by an hour or two.

Wi-Fi is painfully slow.

A number of guests report that the complimentary Wi-Fi offered by the motel is extremely slow. Others describe the signal as weak or intermittent. Guests looking to stay connected during their stay may wish to keep this in mind.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 479 reviews across the web
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8.1 out of 10 based on 479 reviews