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Beach Bum Motel

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203 9th Street, Ocean City, MD 21842
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Clarksville, MD
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

My boyfriend, our daughter and I stayed in a "studio" room for 3 nights. I was looking for something with a full kitchen, this room had it. It's old, it's a motel. For $59 a night, I wasn't expecting the Ritz. It was clean and had a lot more room than I was expecting. Our room was in the back... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015 via mobile

What can I say about this motel? The rooms are damp and smelly...a mix of stale cigarette smoke and mildew. We had to move rooms because of the smell. There were no duvets, only weird velour blankets with crusty and threadbare spots on them, no drinking glasses, no telephones (weird), and the tiniest bathroom ever (the sink was a huge... More 

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Elkton, Maryland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

Its an ok old place to stay. I think the rates should have been cheaper. Rooms are pretty nice. Great outdoor pool. Outside room doors need to be replaced. We had to move to another room because there was a big gap in the door so others could see inside the room. Upgrades very much needed at this place. Staff... More 

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woodbridge, va
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Actually I would give it 2 1/2 stars for the half job they did to update the rooms. The walls are painted, beds were comfortable and thank God no bedspreads, but the bathrooms were not good, toilet stained and didn't flush, bathtub/shower needs replaced as well as tile. We travel budget motels alot but as long as the older rooms... More 

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Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

I have to admit I was scared to give the motel a try. This was going to be my sons first trip to the beach and I wanted to make it special. We picked Beach Bum because it stated it was just a short walk to the beach. It really was!! Just cross 1 main road and you are at... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015 via mobile

DO NOT STAY HERE, IT'S AWFUL! The bed was duct taped together, there were holes in the walls, tar like substance on the room fixtures, the ceiling was atrocious, and the bathroom was moldy. It was misrepresented on booking.com as being on the boardwalk it is not. I took pictures of the room it's that bad! Staff were liars as... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

it was so uncomfortable. i hated my stay here, but we stayed with the family so we could not check out. we did not get any maid service, so no clean towels. when we complain about the hard mattress in our room , the front desk didnt offer to move us to another room.we had 2 beds in our room... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

I stayed in the back by the pool, My room was vey nice and it was very clean, the beds were very comfortable, make sure to bring an extra blanket because the air conditioner works TOO good and it gets very cold in the rooms they do not put comforters on the beds. the only bad thing is only 20... More 

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Mt. Athos Peninsula, Greece
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

WORST HOTEL IN OCEAN CITY. not only did they cancel my room reservation THE DAY OF but they said they would refund me all of my money but they didn't and I had to open a case with my bank! So rude and unapologetic when they called and canceled on me as well! I DO NOT RECOMMEND. PAY A LITTLE... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015 via mobile

If you like flies then you'll love this hotel!!!! Over 50 flies in the 1st room they gave us. They did move us to the room right next door that had about 5 flies, which you could say is better, NOT!!!! The room was dirty and the toilet didn't flush. We checked out without spending 1 hour in the room.... More 

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