OVERVIEW of the Casa Marina Resort
If a full service hotel is what you are seeking, The Casa Marina will fit the bill. Opened in 1920 it has the charm of an old world hotel with all the modern amenities. It is located just outside the heart of town on the largest private beach on the island. Many of the 311 rooms and 71 suites have balconies facing the water. There are two pools, a whirlpool, 3 lighted tennis courts, a full service health club, a poolside café and a salon/spa. Key West Water Sports, located on the grounds, can arrange snorkeling, para sailing, scuba, boat trips, fishing and also rents bicycles and scooters.
The property was acquired by the Waldorf Astoria group who undertook a complete renovation and it has been significantly upgraded as a result.
THE ROOMS at the Casa Marina Resort
Rooms are tastefully decorated in warm shades of brown and cream with colorful contemporary art adding flashes of color. Ocean side rooms (3rd floor) in the old building or the oceanside rooms in the West Wing (again 3rd floor or above) are preferable. The rooms in the old building overlook the grounds with the ocean in the distance, are smaller rooms, but have a large deck with lounge chairs and a table with umbrella and chairs. (make sure you specify with the patio or deck when making reservations). The West Wing rooms are larger, with a smaller patio, but look right out onto the ocean.
DINING at the Casa Marina Resort
Sun Sun Beach Bar & Grill serves all meals and overlooks the ocean from an outside deck. HMF Sidecar is a lobby bar serving snacks and rum drinks. Four Marlins at sister property Reach. has water views and features fresh seafood and prime steaks.
THE RATES at the Casa Marina Resort
From $745 Peak Season Weekend
WHAT OTHERS SAY About the Casa Marina Resort
Built in 1920 by railway tycoon Henry Flagler, this lodging (on the National Register of Historic Places) has the “best location” in the area and its also just about the only one with “its own beachfront” and two oceanfront pools; the “redone rooms are lovely”, the staff pleasant and the atmosphere “very old Key West…” ZAGAT
PROMOTIONS at the Casa Marina Resort
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