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The Yellow Tail at the Stock Island Marina Village

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type house boat
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview


Details
Property
house boat
Sleeps
2
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
2 - 3 nights

About the property

1 Bedroom, 1 Bath

The Yellow Tail is one of five 1 BR / 1 BA floating houses* located at Stock Island Marina Village. With direct access to the Atlantic Ocean, it's the perfect way to experience Key West by water. The houseboat is brand new and has been outfitted with new furnishings and artwork. You will find the boatel stocked with kitchenware, dishes, luxury towels and linens. Conveniently located on the property is our fitness center, Dog Park and the Shrimp Road Grill. As an added convenience you will also have access to our laundry facilities, downtown/grocery shuttle and Ship’s Store. Enjoy all the comforts of home with the atmosphere of maritime living!

Stock Island Marina Village is a multi-use Marine Community located in historic Safe Harbor and serving live-aboard, recreational, and commercial vessels. We offer free wifi internet, use of our new gym, dog park and laundry facilities. Our office is open 7 days a week, and we have security on site after office hours so you can feel safe during your stay. Our residents are very friendly, courteous, and knowledgeable of the area, and the docks are a great slice of Key West life.

This houseboat is tastefully outfitted with everything you need during your vacation. Amenities include:

- 1 Queen Bedroom with a closet and dresser

- Full Bathroom (shower, sink, and toilet) with bath towels

- Kitchen (refrigerator, stovetop, convection oven/ microwave, coffeemaker, toaster) with a bistro dinette

- Living room sofa, TV with Direct TV, IPod Dock and Speakers

- Covered outdoor deck with table, chairs, BBQ grill & uncovered deck with lounge chairs

- Parking next to the houseboat

- Bring your boat to Key West! Ask about additional dockage within the marina.

- Pet Friendly

- Thorough cleaning service before and after each stay.

*Stock Island Marina Village has a total of FIVE floating boatels available for rent. If this particular houseboat is unavailable, please inquire about the availability of our other four adjacent properties. We look forward to providing you an amazing Key West experience.

Red Grouper: https://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p931581?uni_id=3241958

Green Turtle: https://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p978913?uni_id=3289534

Blue Marlin: https://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p3763915?uni_id=3778784

Yellow Tail: https://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p3877619?uni_id=4251139

Gray Snapper: https://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p3877620?uni_id=4251140

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Property Manager
Jordan
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
February 25, 2017

Reviews

Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(21 traveler reviews)

The Yellow Tail at the Stock Island Marina Village
average rating of 4.4761906 based on 21 reviews
5

Excellent retreat!

  • 5 of 5

Highly recommend the Boatels at Stock island- we were in the Yellow Tail for the week and could not complain. The property was well maintained and a gorgeous retreat from the bustle of downtown. Definitely a return visit in our future!

  • Submitted: Feb 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Truly Enjoyed the Yellowtail

  • 4 of 5

We spent a week on the Yellowtail and had a really nice week. We enjoyed the location of the houseboat. The marina was nice, well kept, and the employees were friendly. What I really found pleasant about our stay was how quiet it was. Sure, occasionally there were planes flying overhead, but very few and didn't disrupt the stay at all. The houseboat itself was nice. Perfect for 2 people. This is not a luxury accommodation, but more like a nice hotel room comparable to a Hilton Garden Inn or Courtyard. It was spotlessly clean when we arrived. If you need housekeeping services everyday, this is not the palce for you. There is no cleaning service or linen service, it's like being home in that respect. But if you need things, the staff is helpful. You are expected to leave the boat the way you found it when you leave. Clean up everything but the bathroom. The grill is cool. There is a fishmarket 2 minutes from the marina and we grilled very fresh fish on a couple of evenings and enjoyed the stars and the water. you do not have a view of the ocean, it's only a view of the marina. You can see this on a satellite view on Google maps. You know what you are getting. It was wonderful to buy stuff for breakfast and eat out on the deck every morning in the sunshine. And having the upper deck to relax in the lounge chairs was really nice. The weather this time of year is perfect (first week of January). The boat does have a very gentle rocking pretty much all the time. We found it soothing. A couple people commented on the smell. It was fine for us. If you've been on a boat, it has a 'boat" smell. It is almost a wood smell. It didn't at all bother us, I never even noticed and certainly no smell in the bathroom. It's a 10 minute drive into downtown Key West. I would certainly recommend a car, it makes it easier to get around. This is a place for people who want to relax. I would certainly have no problems renting it again.

  • Submitted: Jan 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great stay

  • 5 of 5

Houseboat was as advertised. It was clean, modern and comfortable. The shuttle to and from Duval was on time to the minute. Could have been a couple more drop off and pick up times, but that is minor. Marina staff were good and the marina was nice. Wasn't that windy so the boat didn't really rock. Definitely will stay there again. It was nice to be away from Duval Street but close enough to go when you wanted to

  • Submitted: Jan 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Most excellent stay..Too short

  • 4 of 5

Pros-The view was great. Peaceful and quiet. Saw a dolphin first morning there from our deck. Marina has a shuttle to town that you can use if you decide not to drive. Houseboat is very comfortable. They are building a hotel on the property and there is a tiny walk up restaurant open for breakfast and lunch. A gym is also available but we didn't use it. Cons-office is a secured area so you can't drive to it, must walk to end of pier. When we called to check on kitchen ware to cook with, no mention that there was no oven. Also was not told that there was a laundry at entrance of our pier. No extra bedding available. Cushions on couch had not been taken off and cleaned under.

  • Submitted: Nov 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Loved it!

  • 5 of 5

The most relaxing accommodations. The staff are very friendly. The shuttle was great. It was a short distance to down town Key West. The boat was beautifully furnished. I don't know if the best memory was sitting on the deck having coffee in the morning or sitting on the upper deck at night watching the stars while enjoying a cocktail. I hope to be back soon!

  • Submitted: Oct 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very Bad, only gave it one star because you cant give zero

  • 1 of 5

The odor in this floating house is horrible. We paid for a week and left after 4 days. We mentioned it to the office at Stock Island. They later told me that they went right after we left and did not smell anything other than the additive they put in the holding tank which has an earthy scent. Our clean clothes held the odor and days later after returning home I washed them to get the odor out. Also, crazy situation when you arrive and try to check in. You need a remote to get thru the gate, which you receive after checking in. Question, how are you supposed to get thru the gate to check in? Then when you do get the remote, it works for the other gate at the entry to the floating houses and not the gate to the office. How are you supposed to get in to check out? Not a very well thought out process! The marina itself feels like you are living in a poor trailer park and feels very industrial.

  • Submitted: Oct 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
2 Miles
Key West International Airport
Nearest Barpub
Shrimp Road Grill
Nearest Ferry
4 Miles
Key West Express
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Key West Golf Club
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Overseas Hwy (US1)
Nearest Restaurant
Shrimp Road Grill
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Smather's Beach
Car: recommended

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Rates & Availability

Stock Island House Boat Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Peak Season 2017
Jan 3 2017 - Apr 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
$295
$1,770
 
 
Post Season
May 1 2017 - May 24 2017
2 night minimum stay
$220
$1,320
 
 
Special Event: Memorial Day
May 25 2017 - May 29 2017
2 night minimum stay
$365
 
 
Post - Continued
May 30 2017 - Jun 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
$220
$1,320
 
 
Special Event: Fourth of July
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 5 2017
2 night minimum stay
$365
 
 
Post - Continued
Jul 6 2017 - Oct 19 2017
2 night minimum stay
$220
$1,320
 
 
Special Event: Fantasy Fest
Oct 20 2017 - Oct 29 2017
3 night minimum stay
$365
$2,190
 
 
Post - Continued
Oct 30 2017 - Dec 18 2017
2 night minimum stay
$220
$1,320
 
 
Special Event: Christmas & NYs
Dec 19 2017 - Jan 2 2018
3 night minimum stay
$365
$2,190
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $75 + Tax
Pet Fee $50 + Tax
Tax Rate 7.5%

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Stock Island House Boat Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house boat
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Village
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 1 Bathroom Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower 100% Cotton towels provided.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • 1 Bedroom Stateroom - 1 queen 100% Cotton linens provided.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
Onsite Services:
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • reefs
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

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