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Featured Motels in Marathon

Kingsail Resort
2 out of 5
7050 Overseas Highway, Marathon, FL
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The price is $78 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 2

Located in the heart of Marathon, this motel is 0.7 mi (1.1 km) from Crane Point Museum and Nature Center and 2.7 mi (4.3 km) from Sombrero Beach. Island Hoppers ...

3.6/5Good! (964 reviews)

"Very quaint, comfortable and clean. We enjoyed our stay on the way to Key West and liked it so much we stayed again on our way home. Very nice staff and location."…"

Reviewed on Oct 15, 2020

Kingsail Resort
Sea Dell Motel
2 out of 5
5000 Overseas Highway, Marathon, FL
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Situated in Marathon, this motel is 0.4 mi (0.6 km) from Crane Point Museum and Nature Center and 2.2 mi (3.5 km) from Sombrero Beach. Florida Keys Country Club ...

4.1/5Very Good! (318 reviews)

"A bit overpriced imo but it’s the Keys..just needed a place to crash and it served the purpose."…"

Reviewed on Aug 17, 2020

Sea Dell Motel
Seascape Resort & Marina
3 out of 5
1275 76th Oceanside, Marathon, FL
The price is $132 per night from Oct 27 to Oct 28

Nestled on the beach, this Marathon motel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Florida Keys Country Club and The Turtle Hospital. Sombrero Beach and Curry Hammock State ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (276 reviews)

"This resort is a hidden gem! Loved everything about the location, the room, the accommodations and overall setting. Secluded, private, great views, great service and extremely clean and well-kept resort! Would highly recommend and plan on going back very soon! Additional benefit of this resort for ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep 17, 2020

Seascape Resort & Marina

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Conch Key Fishing Lodge and Marina
2.5 out of 5
3 North Conch Ave, Conch Key, Marathon, FL
The price is $125 per night from Oct 27 to Oct 28

Nestled on the beach, this Marathon motel is 4 mi (6.4 km) from Dolphin Research Center and 10.5 mi (16.9 km) from Sunset Park Beach.

3.7/5Good! (181 reviews)

"The staff is amazing. Our room was ok but one of the managers? Came to our room and thought our AC wasn’t up to standards and upgraded us. I honestly hadn’t even noticed the issue with the AC being that it was such a hot day but we really lucked out. It really just speaks volumes of their attention ..."…"

Reviewed on Jun 28, 2020

Conch Key Fishing Lodge and Marina
Siesta Motel
2 out of 5
7425 Overseas Highway, Marathon, FL
The price is $90 per night from Oct 27 to Oct 28

Situated by the ocean, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Crane Point Museum and Nature Center, Island Hoppers Aerial Adventures, and Conch Air (Bi Plane Rides). ...

3.7/5Good! (239 reviews)

"We love this hotel. The owner is very friendly and helps in anyway he can. Very centrally located."…"

Reviewed on Jul 12, 2020

Siesta Motel
Bonefish Bay Motel
2.5 out of 5
12565 Overseas Highway, Marathon, FL
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Situated by the ocean, this motel is 0.5 mi (0.9 km) from Curry Hammock State Park.

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Hawks Cay Resort

Hawks Cay Resort

4 out of 5
61 Hawks Cay Blvd, Marathon, FL
The price is $186 per night from Oct 28 to Oct 29
4.1/5Very Good! (984 reviews)

"Stayed 6 nights, loved it other then some amenities not available and they wouldn’t clean our room even once over the 6 night stay."…"

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2020

Hawks Cay Resort
Banana Bay Resort & Marina

Banana Bay Resort & Marina

3 out of 5
4590 Overseas Highway, Marathon, FL
The price is $143 per night from Oct 28 to Oct 29
4.1/5Very Good! (974 reviews)

"Lots of disappointments due to Covid restrictions. The outside Tiki bar on the split was closed down. The same for the prepackaged breakfasts. I have stayed in lots of hotels that still provide something nicer during this pandemic. My bed had a moist and gritty feel. I did not go to the beach, nor ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2020

Banana Bay Resort & Marina
Courtyard by Marriott Marathon Florida Keys

Courtyard by Marriott Marathon Florida Keys

3 out of 5
2146 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL
The price is $169 per night from Oct 27 to Oct 28
4.7/5Exceptional! (709 reviews)

"We will definitely be back, We had a very clean spacious room on first floor close to both pools. Room was great , comfortable beds and bedding, air conditioning worked great. And the blackout curtains really kept the light out and sound. Loved the two pools and hot tub!! Perfect location and it ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2020

Courtyard by Marriott Marathon Florida Keys
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Marathon Motels for the Frugal Traveler

There are 6 affordable motels in Marathon among the more than 339 hotels and other accommodations. These cheaper accommodations can help you cut costs compared to traditional hotels, which have more amenities but ones you may never use.

By saving on your room price, you can enjoy all that Marathon has to offer. Not-to-be-missed sights include Sombrero Beach, Dolphin Research Center, and Seven Mile Bridge.

Fun fact: The word "motel" was conceived in 1925 by the owner of the Milestone Mo-Tel in San Luis Obispo, California. Often one or two stories tall, motel properties usually have outdoor access to guestrooms from the parking lot.

Listed below are some of Expedia customers' recommended Marathon motels to choose from:

Kingsail Resort

  • Stay within a 10-minute drive of Sombrero Beach and Seven Mile Bridge.
  • Enjoy the in-room kitchenette, and freebies including WiFi and parking.

Sea Dell Motel

  • An outdoor pool, free WiFi, and free parking are available during your stay.
  • It's located within a quick 4-minute drive of Sombrero Beach.

Seascape Motel & Marina

  • Enjoy access to the marina, and freebies including WiFi and parking.
  • Stay within a 10-minute drive of Sombrero Beach and Seven Mile Bridge.

Bayview Inn & Marina

  • It's located within a quick 5-minute drive of Dolphin Research Center.
  • A restaurant and an outdoor pool are available during your stay, along with room amenities like free WiFi.

Siesta Motel

  • Stay within a 10-minute drive of Sombrero Beach and Seven Mile Bridge.
  • Enjoy access to the restaurant, and freebies including WiFi and parking.

What to Do in Marathon

As you're exploring the area, check out the bustling marina and enjoy the scenic seaside. People visiting Marathon speak highly of its seafood.

Here are some popular places:

  • Sombrero Beach
  • Dolphin Research Center
  • Seven Mile Bridge

These are some of the parks and outdoorsy places:

  • Pretty Joe Rock
  • The Turtle Hospital
  • Vaca Key

These are some attractions the whole family can enjoy:

  • Conch Air (Bi Plane Rides)
  • Island Hoppers Aerial Adventures

Marathon is also popular for its:

  • Jogging trails
  • Dolphins
  • Fishing
  • Snorkeling
  • Bird watching

Best Time to Visit Marathon

Determine the optimal time to visit Marathon by checking the seasonal weather details below:
  • The hottest months are typically August and July, while January and December are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 81° F and nighttime temperatures average 64° F
  • April-June: 91° F is the daytime average and 70° F is the nighttime average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 92° F and nighttime averages are around 78° F
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 88° F during the day and 64° F at night
  • Average rainfall is 46.14 inches in a year

How to Get to Marathon and Around the Area

Marathon Transportation
NameTypeDistance
Marathon, FL (MTH-Florida Keys Marathon) Airport 1.8 mi (3 km)
Key West, FL (EYW-Key West Intl.) Airport 43.9 mi (70.6 km)

Frequently asked questions

What can I expect from a motel trip to Marathon?
Because you’ll save on your room, you can enjoy more of the attractions in Marathon. Top sights include Sombrero Beach and Dolphin Research Center.
What's it like to stay in a motel?
At most motels, you’re likely to find a free parking spot and an outdoor pool. When you stay at a motel, you’ll often have access to your room directly from the parking lot. The word “motel” was coined in 1925 by the owner of the Milestone Mo-Tel in San Luis Obispo, California.
What are the best motels in Marathon?
Kingsail Resort: Stay within a 10-minute drive of Sombrero Beach and Seven Mile Bridge. Enjoy access to the marina, and freebies including WiFi and parking. Sea Dell Motel: An outdoor pool, free WiFi, and free parking are available during your stay. It’s located within a quick 4-minute drive of Sombrero Beach. Seascape Resort & Marina: Enjoy access to the marina and private beach, as well as room amenities like free WiFi. Stay within a short 6-minute drive of Sombrero Beach. Conch Key Fishing Lodge and Marina: It’s located within a quick 5-minute drive of Dolphin Research Center. A marina, a restaurant, and a beach bar are available during your stay. Siesta Motel: Stay within a 10-minute drive of Sombrero Beach and Seven Mile Bridge. Enjoy access to the restaurant, and freebies including WiFi and parking.
What can I do in Marathon?
As you’re exploring the area, check out the bustling marina and enjoy the popular beaches. People visiting Marathon speak highly of its seafood restaurants. Must-see local attractions include Sombrero Beach and Dolphin Research Center. These are some of the parks and outdoorsy places: The Turtle Hospital, Vaca Key, and Coco Plum Beach. You’ll find these family-friendly attractions: Crane Point Museum and Nature Center, Island Hoppers Aerial Adventures, and Conch Air (Bi Plane Rides).
What's the weather like in Marathon?
Weather can make or break a roadtrip, so here’s some data about year-round temperatures in Marathon to help you plan yours: The hottest months are usually August and July with an average temp of 85°F, while the coldest months are January and December with an average of 72°F. Average annual precipitation for Marathon is 46 inches.
What are my options for getting around Marathon when staying in a motel?
We’ve gathered some information about local transportation options in Marathon to help you navigate your stay: Fly into Key West Intl. Airport (EYW), which is located 43.9 mi (70.6 km) from the city center. You can also search for flights into Marathon, FL (MTH-Florida Keys Marathon), which is 1.8 mi (3 km) away. If you’d like to explore around the area, you may want a rental car for your journey.