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Blue Marlin Motel
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Blue Marlin Motel

1320 Simonton Street, Key West, FL 33040, United States
Key West, FL
See location+1 305 294 2585

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based on 4663 reviews
4,663 reviews
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About Blue Marlin Motel

  • Motel Room
    You’ll have direct access to the parking lot
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi for free

Located just a four-minute walk from the most southern point in all of the United States, the Blue Marlin Motel is a classic Key West establishment. Guests will enjoy daily continental breakfasts and free WiFi during their stay. The motel also has a heated outdoor pool for taking a dip in the warm Florida sunshine. The front desk can assist guests with acquiring tickets to area attractions and shows, and the front desk also has trolley tickets available. The property is non-smoking, and pets are not allowed.

The spacious guest rooms are outfitted with cable TV, and a work desk is provided for those that need to put in a few hours on the laptop. While the decor is simple, the rooms are not lacking in amenities. There are coffee pots, microwaves, and fridges provided for guest convenience. Travelers can choose between two queen-sized beds or one king-sized bed, and there are rooms that are large enough to sleep four adults. There are laundry facilities available on-site but they incur additional charges.

Area attractions in close proximity to the Blue Marlin Motel include the Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, the restaurants on Duval Street, and the Ernest Hemingway Home & Museum. Other walkable destinations include Dog Beach, Key West Cemetery, and the Classic Harbor Line. Nancy Forrester's Secret Garden is less than a mile away, and the Fort Zachary Taylor Historic State Park is just minutes away via a car. the nearest airport is Key West International which is roughly two miles away.

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Prices are based on 1 night including VAT, excluding local taxes and fees.

Amenities at Blue Marlin Motel

  • Outdoor pool
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Internet
  • Parking
  • Laundry facilities
  • Hairdryer
  • 24hr front desk


  • Family rooms
  • Telephone
  • Carpeted
  • Seating area
  • Storage available


  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Kitchenette


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Internet
  • Air-conditioned
  • Heating


  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Private bathroom

Services and conveniences

  • Concierge service
  • Room service
  • 24hr front desk


  • Laundry facilities
  • Iron and ironing board


  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk


  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Vending machine (snacks)

Parking and transportation

  • Parking

Media and entertainment

  • Cable or satellite TV

Accessibility and suitability

  • Non-smoking rooms available


  • Alarm clock

Things to do

  • Bicycle rental


  • Outdoor pool

Reviews of Blue Marlin Motel

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5.4 Fair
Pros:It was close to the beach
Cons:The room was dated
9.7 Wonderful
Pros:It was beautiful and literally a block away from duval street and southern most point buoy. Staff was friendly and house keeping does a great job of keeping the property clean! They have a microwave and mini fridge in the room!!
Cons:Beds are alittle hard that's why I gave comfort a 4.
9.4 Wonderful
Pros:Clean room, nice staff, great location. Not overpriced as many other places in Key West. Can't wait to go back.
8.0 Very good
Pros:location, room size, nice bedding, clean
Cons:ants in the bathroom
10.0 Wonderful
Pros:Staff very friendly & helpful, room was great definitely will stay again


1320 Simonton Street, Key West, FL 33040

What's nearby

  • Key West Butterfly and Nature Conservatory158 m
  • Southernmost Point291 m
  • Basilica of St. Mary Star of the Sea0.5 km
  • Key West Lighthouse0.6 km
  • Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum0.6 km
  • Key West Firehouse Museum0.7 km
  • Key West Cemetery0.9 km
  • Key West Garden Club1 km
  • St Paul's Episcopal Church1.2 km
  • Florida Keys Eco-Discovery Center1.2 km
  • USCGC Ingham Maritime Museum1.3 km
  • Harry S. Truman Little White House1.4 km



Check in anytime after 15:00, check out anytime before 11:00


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  • How long should you stay at Blue Marlin Motel? KAYAK users usually book their rooms here for 1 day.

FAQs when booking at Blue Marlin Motel

  • What is the Best Way to Get to the Blue Marlin Motel from the Airport?

    The Blue Marlin Motel offers unique features you will want to experience, especially if you are visiting for a vacation or another important activity. Once you arrive at the airport, you can hire a taxi that can take you to the hotel since they are faster. By getting a taxi, you expect to only spend approximately $29 to $45. Public shuttle buses also leave the airport at designated times that you can board to get to the hotel.

  • What Are the Business Options Offered by the Blue Marlin Motel?

    At the Blue Marlin Motel, you get the exact place you may need for your business meetings. With the conference centers that are big enough to accommodate your whole staff, you will get enough space and peace that you need for your meeting. The conference center is 17,000 square feet and can accommodate up to 140 people with a high level of convenience. The modern equipment at the center can give you and your visitors the ideal environment and comfort as you hold your meeting. Depending on your preferences, you can choose from several other meeting rooms at the hotel.

  • How is Parking at the Blue Marlin Motel?

    At the Blue Marlin Motel, you don't have to worry about parking because the hotel has the best service to eliminate your worry. With on-site parking at the hotel, you will have the level best conveniences of parking your car at an affordable price that shouldn't worry you. The parking space, which is open 24 hours a day, can allow you to park as a daytime visitor at a given fee or an overnight visitor at a slightly higher fee. The parking space is big enough to accommodate up to 20 cars daily, with a high level of convenience.

  • What Options Do I Have at the Blue Marlin Motel If I Travel with My Kids?

    The hotel has many optional facilities that cater to your children's needs regardless of age. You have an option of getting a family room where both you and your kids can have a comfortable night together. The king room, which is 301 square feet, can accommodate up to four people. In addition, the hotel has cribs that can accommodate your kids for the night as they await the following day's activities. At an affordable price per night, the cribs can provide your kids with the exact comfort you enjoy as their parents. The hotel also has an indoor pool filled with toys that your kids can enjoy playing with as they stay in the hotel.

  • Which Pool/Beach Activities are Provided at the Blue Marlin Motel?

    The hotel has a pool that can be a great point of relaxation and fun, especially if you have your family with you. The pool, which is opened as early as 9 in the morning, has the best features that offer protection and fun. The pool has floaters and all kinds of toys that your kids can love. If the pool is insufficient for you, you can visit the beach since the hotel is located next to the beach. You can engage in various beach activities, including beach football or volleyball. There can be other activities on the beach, like surfing for adults but at an extra fee. 

  • Where is Blue Marlin Motel located?

    Blue Marlin Motel is located at 1320 Simonton Street in Old Town South of Truman, 0.9 km from the center of Key West. Key West Butterfly and Nature Conservatory is the closest landmark to Blue Marlin Motel.

  • When is check-in time and check-out time at Blue Marlin Motel?

    Check-in time is 15:00 and check-out time is 11:00 at Blue Marlin Motel.

  • Does Blue Marlin Motel offer free Wi-Fi?

    Yes, Blue Marlin Motel offers free Wi-Fi.

  • How far is Blue Marlin Motel from the airport?

    Blue Marlin Motel is 4.1 km from Key West.

  • Does Blue Marlin Motel have a pool?

    Yes, Blue Marlin Motel has a pool onsite.

  • How does KAYAK find such great Blue Marlin Motel hotel deals?

    KAYAK scours the web for all room deals available at Blue Marlin Motel in Key West and lets you compare them to find the best rate for your stay. Many different travel sites will offer discounts or deals at different times for rooms at Blue Marlin Motel and KAYAK will provide you with prices from a huge range of travel sites. That means that you can always find a great deal for Blue Marlin Motel.

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Value for money


Distance to city center

0.9 km

Nearest Airport

Key West

Distance to airport

3.8 km