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Castle in the Sand Hotel

3701 Atlantic Avenue, 37th Street & Oceanfront, Ocean City, MD 21842
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Ranked #25 of 107 hotels in Ocean City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Severna Park, Maryland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The people were friendly and the room was clean. We were in the main building. The layout worked for us, because we preferred one bed and separate area for a pack n play. The downside was the air conditioner was in the "living room" so it did not cool the bedroom area very well. It also got more and more... More

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Huntingdon, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

superb location. friendly staff. very clean and spacious rooms. unbelievable ocean view!! affordable tasty food at bar area. breakfast buffet decent. loved our server, Jack. Happy hour was indeed happy for all!! great entertainment!! Only complaint was that we had to ask for toilet paper 3 times (6 women in our room - 1roll at a time? Really???) overall, best... More

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Fairfax
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is really close to the beach. Some rooms are actually on the beach, however the one I'm in is facing the pool & parking lot. They've got a great bar & tons of kids activities however it's really loud. The door does a decent job of cutting down the noise level but I can hear the conversations going... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ocean front location, on site parking - but very old & run down infrastructure, the dead bolt on the door does not lock from the outside & clear marks of prior forced opening on the doors. The front desks response when I asked why I can't dead bolt lock the door from the outside was " you can do it... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place, with a super friendly staff. Very pleasant atmosphere. From the North Castle, where we stayed, beautiful view of the beach and ocean, especially at floors four and five. The location is right on the beach, with convenient and very reasonable prices for renting chairs and umbrellas. Plus, waitress service on the beach. The pool is very nice too--it's... More

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EASTON
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I liked just about everything about Castle in the Sand. The rooms were clean and comfortable, the pool was clean and we'll maintained, as was the rest of the property. Poolside bar service was a nice touch. Coconuts: the open air bar, was great with live entertainment. The breakfast buffet at the Beach Club Restaurant was extremely tasty and reasonably... More

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Westminster, Maryland
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6 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the first place I have stayed in OC that has waitress service on the beach. Those girls are working their butts off delivering drinks and lunches to the beach and on hot sand!! I hope everyone continues to treat them well! That is hard work. We stayed in the Waverly Castle in a standard room, two double beds.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family and I visited for 2 days and 1 night. We stayed in Waverly Castle on the 3rd Floor. You could easily see the ocean though yes, from floors 1 and 2 you will see the dunes. Room was nice and clean! Staff very friendly! And location is great!

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Bellmore, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I recently stayed at Castle in the Sand from 7/31-8/3 and I had a pretty good experience overall. The downside of my trip was I fell at walking through Coconuts and a bar chair fell on my head. Holly (Restaurant Manager) was great!! An answer to my prayers in that moment, however I was dissapointed the hotel manager did not... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have stayed at Castle twice for girlfriend weekends. The office staff gets a huge thumbs up. Really accommodating and helpful sorting out the bill amongst five women. The first time, we stayed in an efficiency in Waverly. The second time, in a 2nd floor suite, an apartment style with full kitchen in Castle North. Beds were VERY comfortable. The... More

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Address: 3701 Atlantic Avenue, 37th Street & Oceanfront, Ocean City, MD 21842
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Location: United States > Maryland > Ocean City
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Bar / Lounge Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#15 On the Beach Hotel in Ocean City #23 Family Hotel in Ocean City
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Premiere direct oceanfront family resort with desirable location on two blocks sun-kissed beach. Guest amenities include free wireless internet, Olympic pool with diving board, sand volleyball court, beach equipment rentals on-site, free kid’s activities, and live entertainment daily in season. Beach House dining offers a la carte breakfast and buffet breakfast daily. Coconuts Beach Bar offers open-air beachfront patio dining. Waitress service on our beach and pool deck. Take A Dip Ice Cream Shop open Memorial Day thru Labor Day. ... more   less 
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