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4590 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050-2332
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#11 of 15 hotels in Marathon
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Uncover a tranquil escape at our resort in the Florida Keys. At Banana Bay Resort & Marina, wake up each morning on 10 spacious acres set against the picturesque Gulf Coast in Marathon, Florida. An intimate getaway and romantic oasis, Banana Bay features 59 guestrooms, designed to evoke the tropical charm of our classic Florida beach town. Enjoy unparalleled comfort and convenience with our variety of amenities, including free Wi-Fi, pet-friendly accommodations, and more. Relax and soak up the warm Florida sun at one of the pristine local beaches or lounge at our on-site pool. Explore by land or sea and take advantage of our on-site marina, which features 34 slips, a boat ramp, electrical hook-ups, and more, as well as water sports, boat charters, and complimentary bike rentals. No matter how you spend your time with us, be sure to savor a famous Florida Keys sunset over drinks at The Pointe tiki bar, or aboard a private charter boat.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Bar / lounge
Bicycle rental
Bicycles available
Taxi service
Business Center with Internet Access
Parking
Wifi
Hot tub
Pool / beach towels
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Shallow end in pool
Fence around pool
Breakfast available
Complimentary Instant Coffee
Complimentary tea
Happy hour
Wine / champagne
Poolside bar
Boating
Canoeing
Diving
Snorkeling
Tennis court
Water sport equipment rentals
Windsurfing
Evening entertainment
Fishing
Patio
Board games / puzzles
24-hour security
BBQ facilities
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Picnic area
Sun deck
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun umbrellas
First aid kit
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Clothes dryer
Washing machine
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Blackout curtains
Air conditioning
Housekeeping
Private balcony
Safe
Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Walk-in shower
Seating area
Telephone
Wardrobe / closet
Laptop safe
Private bathrooms
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Refrigerator
Flatscreen TV
Radio
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Ocean view
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Non-smoking rooms
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margo g wrote a review 2 Feb
Davenport, Iowa11 contributions
This is a wonderful hotel, I. Think the best in Marathon, Florida. The desk staff was friendly and the maid’s were so helpful and did a great job of cleaning our room,and getting us anything we needed. The registration manager Angel was so nice, he made sure we got the room we wanted and went out of his way to make our stay the best ever. We will be going back next year for an even longer stay. The pool was warm you could walk right in. They have two tiki bars one at the pool and another on the property by the marina. Awesome place! Can’t wait for next year!
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Date of stay: January 2023
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Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Room Tip: Enjoy the huge pool !
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Responded 4 days ago
Dear margog244, Thank you for the 5-star review. We appreciate your additional feedback! I am so glad you thoroughly enjoyed the amenities, our beautiful property, and the service provided by Angel. We hope you will not wait too long to B back! Warmest regards, Christopher Dorsey General Manager
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Tammy Regner wrote a review Jul 2021
Hillsdale, Michigan5 contributions2 helpful votes
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What a great find! We stumbled in with no reservation and we were thrilled with what we found…especially for the price! Room was clean & modern…shower was huge and beautiful…little balcony overlooked the Marina and water…pool was AMAZING and massive!! Staff were all super nice and helpful…WELL DONE ALL OF YOU!!!
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Date of stay: July 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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joe p wrote a review 2 Feb
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We stayed at Banana Bay Resort for a 5 day stay. Absolutely great accommodations, beautiful view of the bay area. The pool and hot tub area was excellent, the bed was VERY COMFORTABLE. They had updated the room from last year and some of the construction could use some touch-up. The room was cleaned and tidied up daily , they are very helpful with any issue that may occur. I dealt with Angel on the phone for making reservations, and in person for checking in and checking out, he was VERY professional, helpful and honest. He guided us to several interesting places to visit, recreation, and food. He definitely made our stay effortless.... We would definitely recommend this resort to family and friends.
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Date of stay: January 2023Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Responded 4 days ago
Dear A930RGjoep, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We appreciate your honesty and your sharing your experience with us. Angel and the rest of our team were pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay. It is our goal to continue providing exceptional service. We look forward to welcoming you back again, and we hope you will choose to stay with us should your travels bring you back to the Florida Keys. Warmest regards, Christopher Dorsey General Manager
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ecogirl1000 wrote a review Jan 2023
Baltimore, Maryland33 contributions11 helpful votes
lost a star for the excessive use of plastic, everything is wrapped. Want an apple at breakfast, its wrapped in plastic, a cup of coffee, plastic. After leaving we tried to call to check on something we thought we might have left in the room, but could not get through. Also contributing to the lost star is the practice to charging a $45 daily resort fee to make the room price seem low. Its still a decent deal but a bit manipulative. The grounds, however, are beautiful. lots of plants. The bar is right on the water and also beautiful. The room was clean. I would stay again but would upgrade the room to one with a view. The "garden" view is actually the "parking lot" view.
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Date of stay: January 2023
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Caleb G wrote a review Jan 2023
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I originally paid $218.00 for my room reservation and stayed at Banana Bay for one night. The room was fine and in good condition. Upon checking out my charges were $356.00. They charge a $45 destination fee for services even if you do not use them which I was aware of because of a sign posted near the front desk. However, the manager whose name is Angel checked me in when i arrived early and put a $50 early check-in fee and never told me there would be a fee! There were also two "room upgrade" charges when I never requested a room upgrade! Angel hid charges and never informed me of them. They are definitely running a shady and deceitful business at Banana Bay. I even brought these items up upon checking out and because "there was no manager there" they could not remove the charges. I was told Angel the manager would arrive later, and I called back several times only to be given excuses. I asked for his email and wrote him three times! Angel Never responded. So, now I'm here having to give this resort the poorest of the poor reviews because of their bad business practices. Save yourself some grief and go to the Fairfield Inn or Courtyard in Marathon, FL where they have beautiful resorts and practice good business.
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Date of stay: January 2023Trip type: Traveled on business
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Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear calebg660, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of Banana Bay Resort and for expanding on your experience with us. I truly appreciate your insight and how you precisely described some of our areas for improvement. It is regrettable that you felt that you received less than stellar-service from our team. I place great importance on taking care of our guest's needs. Although an email was sent out before your arrival, and all costs were explained during your check-in, additional efforts are currently underway to train our team to improve their response to our guests' needs. We are also making some changes to address some of the specific issues that you have mentioned. Thank you again for your candid review. It has been beneficial to us, and I wish you all the best. Warmest regards, Christopher Dorsey General Manager
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Heather H wrote a review Jan 2023
Hobart, Indiana29 contributions13 helpful votes
We stayed one night on our drive through the heys. The bar area was amazing. The bartender, Cletus, was fun to chat with and was friendly with adults and kids alike. Our room wasn’t ready when we arrived but staff delivered our room key to us at the bar. The room was spacious, the bed was comfy, and the bathroom was adequate. We just wish we would have stayed longer.
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Date of stay: January 2023Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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maryjoshore wrote a review Jan 2023
Miami, Florida26 contributions22 helpful votes
Banana Bay Resort and Marina is our new boater’s haven in Marathon Key. The resort has been completely renovated and delightful. The rooms are spacious, well-appointed and comfortable. The cleanliness is impeccable and the beds and showers are great- plus the decor is airy and pretty- perfect for the Keys. We can’t rave enough about the staff! Angel Rivera, the front desk manager treated us like family and Ana Quinones provided excellent service and made many good recommendations for places to dine. The resort offers great prices and has a boat ramp onsite and boat slips that are easily accessible and extremely convenient for getting in and out of the beautiful ocean efficiently. Doris the boat master was quite helpful and friendly and we appreciated the trailer parking on property. The resort has a large, really nice pool, and kayaks, bikes and outdoor games and bbqs are included in the resort fee. There’s a little bar overlooking the water that boasts wonderful sunset views as well. Banana Bay is centrally located- minutes away from all Marathon restaurants and attractions. It’s obvious that this family-owned resort is well managed by the General Manager. We look forward to returning time and time again.
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Date of stay: January 2023Trip type: Traveled with family
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Jessica wrote a review Dec 2022
Winter Garden, Florida1 contribution
Hotel needs some maintenance especially on the grounds Rooms were not very cleaned found things in the bathroom from previous guests Stayed at the “city view” room it was very noisy Could here everything going in on the hallway Breakfast super basic and only for 2 guests Not many choices for children Only good thing about the resort is the location
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Date of stay: December 2022Trip type: Traveled with family
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Responded 30 Dec 2022
Dear Adventure36016121635, Thank you for taking the time to detail your visit to Banana Bay. I greatly appreciate your feedback, and I apologize for your disappointing experience. Our goal is always to exceed expectations, and I regret that this was not the case for you. However, we hope to get another chance to impress you with our service. Warmest regards, Christopher Dorsey General Manager
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Osiris F wrote a review Dec 2022
59 contributions57 helpful votes
Booked two nights at banana bay and it did not disappoint. This was my first time staying ant Banana Bay and I look forward to staying back in the future. The property is closed to state parks and restaurants. The bed was comfortable, and the room and property were clean. The staff was friendly and helpful. I went to dry tortugas national park and was originally going to book in key west, but I am happy I booked at Banana Bay :) It was peaceful and relaxing… away from crowds and key west noise. Highly recommend!
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Date of stay: December 2022Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Response from Christopher Dorsey, General Manager at Banana Bay Resort & Marina
Responded 15 Dec 2022
Dear 482osirisf: Thank you for sharing your experience regarding your recent stay with us. We are delighted to hear you had a superb experience at our property and enjoyed our facilities and service delivery. We look forward to welcoming you back, and feel free to contact me directly to assist you in your next visit. Warmest regards, Christopher Dorsey General Manager
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Roger Pszonowsky wrote a review Dec 2022
Palm Bay, Florida246 contributions100 helpful votes
Room was clean. Breakfast is a poor name for the “box bagel and juice). But $45 resort fee andforthings you won’t use if your busy, bike are short term, Then they insult you with fee extra fee in case you steal something. So add $55 totheir room rate.
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Date of stay: December 2022
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Trip type: Traveled on business
Room Tip: not a resort in the classic sense, broken rock drive
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Responded 15 Dec 2022
Dear RogerPsz: Thank you for choosing Banana Bay Resort and sharing your experience with us. I truly appreciate your insight and how you precisely described some of our areas for improvement. We do have a daily resort fee which is displayed on all of are booking sites of $45 plus tax per room/per night which includes a continental breakfast for two adults, in-room and public area premium FreeB™ Wi-Fi, 2 B Hydrated bottles of water in-room per stay, in-room Keurig coffee maker, swimming pool access, pool towels for resort area use, tennis courts with tennis balls and racquets*, games throughout the resort, 2-hour bicycle rental*, unlimited local and toll-free calls, beach chairs* for use at Marathon beaches, grill and picnic area* and self-parking for vehicles (trailers not included). On your next visit to the Florida Keys, I hope you will consider staying with us again to experience the improved Banana Bay. Please do not hesitate to call me at 305 743 3500 if I can assist you. Warmest regards, Christopher Dorsey General Manager
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Frequently Asked Questions about Banana Bay Resort & Marina
Which popular attractions are close to Banana Bay Resort & Marina?
Nearby attractions include Crane Point Museum & Nature Center (0.9 km), Keys Fisheries Bar (0.9 km), and Paradise Produce (0.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Banana Bay Resort & Marina?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at Banana Bay Resort & Marina?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Banana Bay Resort & Marina?
Guests can enjoy a lounge, a poolside bar, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Banana Bay Resort & Marina?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Banana Bay Resort & Marina?
Conveniently located restaurants include Florida Keys Steak and Lobster House, Food for Thought, and Barracuda Grill.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Banana Bay Resort & Marina?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Banana Bay Resort & Marina?
Yes, a clothes dryer and a washing machine are offered to guests.
Does Banana Bay Resort & Marina have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the harbour view available here.
Is Banana Bay Resort & Marina accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and facilities for disabled guests. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.