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Beach Bum Motel

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203 9th Street, Ocean City, MD 21842
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Elkton, Maryland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

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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Westerville, Ohio
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

If you are looking for something close to the beach, nothing fancy, this is the place. No clock or phone in the rooms. Decor retro 70's Beach Bum. Location to the beach, boardwalk, etc. within a short walk. Staff is friendly and helpful in recommending places to eat or see to make the Ocean City experience memorable. We enjoyed our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

The room was great - I had read reviews that made me question my decision to stay here but I was pleasantly surprised! The room itself was extremely clean and was spacious. The people working at the front desk were very nice and friendly - when we got our parking pass early (around 12pm) we were able to pay off... More 

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