The Lower Gulf Coast Hotels


The Boat House Motel


At a Glance


  • away from busy beach traffic
  • affordable
  • boating docks and access


  • no beach
  • hard to find
  • tight parking area

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The Boat House Motel Review

For a great location at a good price, check into this modest, but appealing, two-story motel at the north end of the island on a canal close to the Gulf. Its white facade and turquoise trim set the tone for units that are light and bright and furnished with blond woods, rattan, and tropical-print fabrics. King-size rooms have a balcony or walled-in terrace, and some have great water views. You can arrive by boat and dock at the hotel or if coming by land, used the dock as a fishing pier.

    Hotel Details

  • 20 rooms
  • Rate includes no meals.
Updated: 05-12-2014

Fodorite Reviews

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    Great Place to Stay in Southwest Florida

    The Boat House Motel is a Southwest Florida gem! Sitting right at the waters edge with great views of the Gulf & Marco River. Boat slips are available and fishing off the docks cannot be any better. Wild life such as Osprey, Pelicans, Dolphins & even Manatees can be seen. Great shopping & excellent restaurant's are within walking distance. Owner's Nick & Desiree and their friendly staff provide a great vacation spot for both families and couples.

    by GazeboBob, 4/6/14

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