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Island Bay Resort

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Island Bay Resort provides you with a complete "Florida Keys experience." Our hotel is centrally located between Key Largo and Islamorada and just two hours from Key West and Miami. Enjoying your Florida vacation is easy. Swimming, snorkeling, kayaking, boating and sunbathing can all be enjoyed from our resort's beach.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Non-smoking hotel
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Wheelchair Access
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Non-smoking rooms
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Very pleasant stay at this hotel. The beach area was my favourite bit - delightful with chairs and sofas but enough space for privacy from other guests. I also liked the sitting areas outside each room. Downsides were the lack of Internet connection in the room: when we
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My wife and I booked this hotel on February 20th for 1 night. It’s a spectacular place where you can’t go wrong. The rooms and grounds are immaculate and include hundreds of personal touches that you’re not going to find anywhere else. The cabins are a bit on the small side and
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We found this beautiful place hidden away on the Bay side, it has cottages with decks, grills, kitchens this place is so clean and cozy, every room is different, not decorated the same, rooms have new beds and furniture. We are returning in April for 4 nights, it’s close to
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My husband and I have stayed at Island Bay on 2 separate occasions. We absolutely love this place. Its quiet, clean and the owners and staff are wonderful. Its cozy yet tropical. The entire resort is beautiful and manicured at all times. This will always be our home away
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We cant say enough good things about our stay! The property is immaculate , down to each little detail. The grounds are prettier than any other place I've ever stayed! Its quite a treasure to have beach area in the keys as much of the shoreline is rock but this little beach is
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The Conch Key Cottage at the Island Bay Resort
Room 6 - Large bed and the best AC in the Keys! Other hotels please take note!
Hi, Our # 10 "Key Largo" One-bedroom cottage has no steps and is wheelchair accessible. It has an open floor-plan, a large bathroom with a nice roll-in shower with wall-mounted shower seat. You can see photos of this room on our website by clicking on "the cottages" page and then room # 10.
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Is there any gluten free restaurants near this hotel
Hi don't know. When we were there it was soon after the hurricane and the restaurants that were open were on restricted menu choices. There is a large supermarket very nearby and you can make meals in the room as the little kitchen is well fitted out. My sister is coeliac and we make lots of gluten free meals here as a result. I remember that the menus that were offered were pretty fish heavy and rice dishes so lots of gluten free options.
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When we were there it was soon after the hurricane so we didn't see any dolphins, which doesn't mean that there aren't there now, just wasn't our experience. But we really loved the place. Carol and Mike are great, the kayaks are on the premises and free for guests to use, we sat on our patio in the morning and took our glass of wine in the evening down by the water. There are lots of places to sit around the property, under a palapa, in the hammocks, on the loungers, on Adirondack chairs, etc. Our room was charming and comfortable. We picked up breakfast from the local store and had our breakfast on the patio each day, and Carol suggested lots of nearby places to eat which we enjoyed, especially the places on the water. We would definitely go back. Hope this helps you make up your mind.
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I think Higgs Beach.
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Are you pet friendly? If so what is the policy.
We do not accept pets but there are "Pet friendly" hotels in our area. We would recommend you contact the visitor centers that are run by our local Chambers of Commerce. They should be able to provide you with an accurate list. Here is their contact information: Key Largo Chamber of Commerce –( 800-822-1088) Islamorada Chamber of Commerce - (800-FAB-KEYS )
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"It is a quiet place but the cottages nearest the bay are the quietest because they are furthest from the highway."
"All the rooms are good - just pick one"
"Get #1 if you can."
"Suites have more space and are worth the extra cost."
"We love room #1 next to the beach and extra little deck."
US$226 - US$369 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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