DOUBLETREE BY HILTON GRAND KEY - KEY WEST - Key West, Florida
Advertised Room Rate: $279 (+ tax)
Mandatory Resort Fee:  $25 (+ tax)
Actual Hotel Rate: $342.00
What does the Doubletree by Hilton Grand Key - Key West claim a guest gets for the fee? Includes the cookies and the water, the shuttle service, parking, pool towels and wifi
If you do not want any of those things can you just not pay the fee? No.
Note - You will not see any mention of a resort fee when comparing options on their website. Resort fee only disclosed in fine print after purchase process has begun. Called the hotel for confirmation of final price, they connect you to general Hilton booking. There you wait on hold for 10 minutes for someone to pick up the phone. That someone at Hilton reservations incorrectly claimed the 25$ resort fee is not taxed (it is) and that person could not say what the tax breakdown was for a final room cost. 

THE REACH, A WALDORF ASTORIA RESORT - Key West, Florida
Advertised Room Rate: $349 ( +tax)
Mandatory Resort Fee:  $30 (+ tax)
Actual Hotel Rate: $426.38
What does The Reach, A Waldorf Astoria Resort claim a guest gets for the fee? Gives you access to go between the Reach resort and their sister property and you can use amenities at both, fitness center, activities (beach volleyball, bocce, pool table, etc), pool toys, concierge service and all sorts of activities and events, high speed internet access and local or 800 calls
If you do not want any of those things can you just not pay the fee? No.

HYATT KEY WEST RESORT AND SPA - Key West, Florida
Advertised Room Rate: $469 (+ tax)
Mandatory Resort Fee:  $28.13 (includes taxes)
Actual Hotel Rate: $555.75
What does the Hyatt Key West Resort and Spa claim a guest gets for the fee? Parking, access to the gym, local and 800 numbers, faxes, bottled water, towels by the concierge, wireless internet
If you do not want any of those things can you just not pay the fee? No.

THE GATES HOTEL KEY WEST - Key West, Florida
Advertised Room Rate: $186.15 (+ tax)
Mandatory Resort Fee:  $25 (+ tax)
Actual Hotel Rate: $237.55
What does The Gates Hotel Key West claim a guest gets for the fee? Welcome cocktail, free access to the fitness center, access to live music daily and wifi
If you do not want any of those things can you just not pay the fee? No.
Note - If looking online no "resort fee" is ever mentioned but "taxes and fees" are noted for $51.40. When you call the hotel to confirm what the fee is, they seem to also need a few minutes to figure out what the actual resort fee is separate from the room taxes. 

HYATT CENTRIC SOUTH BEACH MIAMI - Miami Beach, Florida
Advertised Room Rate: 
Mandatory Resort Fee:  
Actual Hotel Rate: 
What does the Hyatt Centric South Beach Miami claim a guest gets for the fee? 
If you do not want any of those things can you just not pay the fee? No.

ALOFT SOUTH BEACH - Miami Beach, Florida

CADET HOTEL - Miami Beach, Florida

CONGRESS HOTEL SOUTH BEACH - Miami Beach, Florida

DELANO - Miami Beach, Florida

ROYAL PALM SOUTH BEACH - Miami Beach, Florida

MONDRAIN SOUTH BEACH - Miami Beach, Florida

LOEWS MIAMI BEACH HOTEL - Miami Beach, Florida

HILTON CABANA MIAMI BEACH - Miami Beach, Florida

FONTAINEBLEAU MIAMI BEACH - Miami Beach, Florida

SLS HOTEL SOUTH BEACH - Miami Beach, Florida

THE RITZ-CARLTON, SOUTH BEACH - Miami Beach, Florida

Z OCEAN HOTEL SOUTH BEACH - Miami Beach, Florida

WALT DISNEY WORLD SWAN RESORT - Orlando, Florida

Z OCEAN HOTEL SOUTH BEACH - Miami Beach, Florida

ARNOLD PALMER'S BAY HILL CLUB & LODGE - Orlando, Florida

BEST WESTERN INTERNATIONAL DRIVE - ORLANDO - Orlando, Florida

WALDORF ASTORIA ORLANDO - Orlando, Florida

BEST WESTERN ORLANDO GATEWAY HOTEL - Orlando, Florida

TRAVELODGE ORLANDO INTERNATIONAL DRIVE - Orlando, Florida

CARIBE ROYALE ALL-SUITE HOTEL & CONVENTION CENTER - Orlando, Florida

DAYS INN N ORLANDO / CASSELBERRY - Fern Park, Florida

DOUBLETREE BY HILTON HOTEL ORLANDO AT SEAWORLD - Orlando, Florida

ECONO LODGE INTERNATIONAL DRIVE - Orlando, Florida

HOLIDAY INN RESORT ORLAND - LAKE BUENA VISTA - Orlando, Florida

ORLANDO WORLD CENTER MARRIOTT - Orlando, Florida

SHERATON LAKE BUENA VISTA RESORT - Orlando, Florida

THE RITZ-CARLTON ORLANDO, GRAND LAKES - Orlando, Florida

EMERALD ISLAND RESORT - FORMOSA GARDENS - Kissimmee, Florida

FOUR POINTS BY SHERATON ORLANDO STUDIO CITY - Orlando, Florida
Advertised Room Rate: $99
Mandatory Resort Fee:  $15 - They call it a "facilities fee" 
Actual Hotel Rate: ?
What does the Four Points by Sheraton Orlando Studio City claim a guest gets for the fee? No mention of what it provides online, a seven minute to the hotel was never answered by a human being. We loved your hold music though and are guessing that is part of the "facilities fee." 
If you do not want any of those things can you just not pay the fee? No.