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White Marlin Inn

207 N Baltimore Avenue, Ocean City, MD 21842 (Formerly Sun Tan Motel)
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    1.5 of 5 stars
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Baltimore, Maryland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked a room for my daughter and her friend from Germany to stay 3 nights to show off beautiful Ocean City to our guest from Germany. The room was tiny, filthy, mold in the bathroom, air conditioning didn't work properly and the Manager on Duty, Beth is a battle axe. She evicted my daughter and her friend out of... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I went on a mini getaway without our son, hoping for alone time. The room was so small a prisoner would feel uncomfortable. The bathroom was prison worthy. The faucet in the shower became so hot that we had to use a towel to turn off the shower. I understand it's the beach, but there was sand... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

i go to this hotel every time i go to OC.. its the best location, price and neat and clean all the time. its got an old fashioned OC feel to it, like i remember as a kid.. cant beat the location. the upper deck is so much fun at night. the price is unbelievable and the staff is great..... More 

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Westminster, Maryland, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

my hubby and I have stayed here for the last 5yrs for cruisin weekend and had a nice clean tidy room every time. we are going again next month. staff was very friendly and informative. location is great and prices are reasonable for the size of rooms. WILL stay again. We cant wait to see the renovations.

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Monrovia, Liberia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Everyone seems to be giving this place a hard time, but I found nothing critically wrong with it. The price was fair, the location was amazing, the staff was friendly enough, and the room was clean. They even provide you with a cone to save your parking spot which was awesome. My only complaint was the lack of a garbage... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 via mobile

The manager kicked us out for having 2 cars in the lot and wouldn't give us our Money back for our last night or or spare key that we paid 20 dollars for. STAY AWAY! She also called the police and said that we were harassing her, the only reason She Did this was over an extra car parked in... More 

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Suntan M, Manager at White Marlin Inn, responded to this review

To the complainant above "Stole Our Money" they left out the truth. That they were told to move vehicle. At check-in it clearly states no unregistered vehicles or guest allowed on property. Also did not say that they stole a parking pass off another vehicle on the lot and ripped off the information on the bottom and put on their... More 

Winchester, Virginia, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Room and bathroom was very small, but very clean. Receptionist was very helpful and knowledgeable of restaurants in the area as well. Parking was adequate. My fiance is an exterminator and there were no bugs to be found in the room. We will gladly stay here again.

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Edgewater, Maryland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

I stayed for one night last week (Wednesday). I think this was my 4th or 5th stay at this motel. It meets my needs perfectly as I am not looking for anything fancy. I just want a basic clean inexpensive room to take a shower and sleep. I live in the Annapolis area so when I go to the ocean... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Couldn't check in till 4 right when the manager leaves so she doesn't have to deal with the complaints. She leaves kids to deal with customers. Though I could barely fit in the room I found mold, a dehumidifier, bugs, a used razor on our towels, a used a tip and oh yeah a nose ring. Checked right out. DO... More 

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Edgewood, Maryland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Upon arrival to this motel check in was pleasant but that was the first and last pleasant experience. The first room they gave me had a bad breaker and the power went out ever 5 minutes. Then they moved us to another room which was even small, something I didn't think was possible. The second room on day two had... More 

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Suntan M, Manager at White Marlin Inn, responded to this review

The Suntan Motel is older style Motel and we are not responsible for any cable issues that may occur nor can we be responsible for any breakers that may get blown due to some of our guests bringing in their own electronic devices such as microwaves, grills etc... We have done our best to check out any electrical breaker problems... More 

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