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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation
"Our family decided to try something different for Christmas, a get away. We rented this lovely home on Marco island, where it would be warmer and near the beach. From the start it was the best experience I have had renting on VRBO. The owners were prompt and answered all my questions. The house has a dated decor which I knew from the pics. However it was clean, comfortable, spacious and perfect for our holiday gathering. I loved the open concept with the spacious sun/dinning room, living room and kitchen that allowed us all to be together. Yet there were small seating areas that allowed for quiet conversations. We had 2 dogs and 8 people staying there ranging from 4 yo to 82 yo and never once did we feel crowded!
The heated pool and Lanai were great. My 4yo granddaughter spent 5 hours straight, in the pool, only getting out to use the restroom, then right back in! We gathered there in the afternoons to enjoy each other and the sunsets. We loved having our morning coffee on the Lanai. The views of the canal were relaxing and peaceful.
The master bedroom was spacious and the bed was very comfortable. Everyone else enjoyed their rooms too.
We loved how close Publix was to the house for our shopping needs. The location makes for easy access to anywhere you want to go on the island or off.
On a few occasions during our stay, we called the owners with questions. Never once did they seem to mind, even though it was during the holidays. They always got right back to us and were most helpful. It almost felt like we were renting from our friends. The house came equipped with bicycles, which did not get used as often as we thought, but it was wonderful having them.
We had a wonderful Christmas vacation at this home away from home. The fact that we could bring our 2 little fur babies with us, meant that no one in our family was left out of the fun! I would highly recommend a visit to this comfortable and spacious home. The owners were very accommodating and easy to work with. I would love to have the opportunity to come back again and pray that it is in my future!"
Guest: Laura H.Date of Stay: December 2014Review Submitted: January 11, 2015
"We recently stayed in this home on Marco Island. This was our fourth time visiting the area, and this was the best house we have stayed in. The house was spotless and had everything we could possibly need for our stay. It is a very close walk to the beach access, which was very convenient for us. The heated pool was great and the kids enjoyed swimming at night. We did not eat one meal inside the house, but instead ate overlooking the water each day from the lanai. We were able to visit the Everglades twice and spent a day hiking in the state park as well. The check in was super easy using the key pad. This was great for us since we got in very late at night and did not want to have to drive to a rental agency to pick up the key. We are already looking forward to our next stay!"
Guest: senseiDate of Stay: December 2014Review Submitted: January 14, 2015
"My family and I stayed for four nights at Marlene's "Hemingway House." In all it was a great trip. Marco is a wonderful and relaxing place. We pretty much used Marlene's bikes wherever we went. The place was incredibly clean and there are great views of the water and the bay (from the master bedroom). It certainly was a charming little getaway and next time we need to step away from our hectic lives we'll be giving Marlene a call again!"
Guest: AliceDate of Stay: August 2015Review Submitted: September 16, 2015