Small, Private and Charming

The Heart of the Florida Keys

Gulf View Waterfront Resort

The Gulf View Waterfront Resort is the #1 Best Rated Small Hotel in Marathon.“One of the Best Kept Secrets in the Florida Keys.” Family owned and operated since 1995 the Gulf View Resort is within walking distance to the Dolphin Research Center and minutes from Aquarium Encounters, Crane Point Hammock, and the Turtle Hospital. Snorkel or Dive the only living Coral Reef in the Northern Hemisphere, Fish one of the hottest angling destinations in the United States or just relax in a hammock underneath the palm trees. There is something for everyone. We are Pet-Friendly. All rooms have private entrances, they are clean and well appointed. Rates are affordable and the beds are comfortable. All of our reservations are handled personally in-house.  Call 305-289-1414  to check availability and you will communicate directly with us.


“Changes in latitude changes in attitude.”


The guest building at the Gulf View Waterfront Resort has different 8 units
Make yourself at home

Only 12 units including: Guest Rooms, Efficiencies, One and Two bedroom apartments. We even allow your family pets!

Get a good night's sleep

Not fancy, Just comfortable

Comfortable beds

Location, Location, Location

Located at the North end of Marathon on Grassy Key Mile Marker 58.7. Only 60 minutes north of Key West, 60 minutes south of Key Largo, 2 hours south of Miami International Airport and 2.5 hours south of Ft. Lauderdale Hollywood International Airport

There's something very attractive about Marathon

Visit the only living coral reef in the northern hemisphere. Swim with dolphins, feed some resident turtles or interact with nurse sharks and stingrays. There’s an attraction for everyone!

Coral Reef
Dolphin Research Center
Dolphin Research Center
Turtle Hospital
Aquarium Encounters

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The Gulf View Waterfront Resort has been family owned and operated since 1995. Come stay with us and discover our little piece of paradise.

Thank you for your interest in the Gulf View!    Susan & George, Mike & Stephanie, Jack & Casey