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Castle in the Sand Hotel

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3701 Atlantic Avenue, 37th Street & Oceanfront, Ocean City, MD 21842
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Columbia, Maryland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had a lovely time over Memorial Day. Great view from our third floor room of the beach. Also enjoyed the breakfast buffet which is very good. Rooms are clean and well maintained. Staff is friendly, helpful and professional. Overall an excellent experience.

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washington DC
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We have stayed at Castle in the Sand, OC off and on over the last 10 years. Before, it always seemed like a good place “middle of the road” that met basic requirements and wasn’t overpriced… our opinion has shifted and we aren’t sure we will return with so many other options in OC. I will keep this review simple... More 

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Winchester, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Older hotel could stand some upgrades but overall a fun time. Beautiful view of the beach from room. Restaurant and bar outside with live music. Walk right onto the beach. Staff was attentive to our needs when we asked for the refrigerator to be cleaned because it smelled like fish, they brought us a new one.

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Syracuse, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stayed in the Waverly 5th floor Ocean Front. Room was clean, kept clean daily, staff was friendly and accomodating. The Hotel is older and a bit dated in terms of fixtures and appliances, but that is quickly offset by the awesome ocean view sunrises from the rooms private balcony. In addition you are right on the beach, literally steps... More 

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Boonsboro, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We have stayed many different locations in Ocean City over the past 2 decades but never here. What a nice surprise! We had a 3rd floor suite in the North Castle with the most amazing view of the beach. The off-season price was great. There is an on-site beach bar that is "active" every night with drink specials and live... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were denied sleeping at night because of neighboring rooms having big college students’ parties. At 3 in the morning and they were still loud. We can hear them as if they were with us in the same room!!! It was not a pleasant especially if you have kids and you are very tired after a long day at the... More 

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Ashburn, Virginia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My 90-year-old mother wanted to see the beach one more time, so I selected this location because it appeared to be right on the beach which would provide easy access for her. What a fantastic decision! I absolutely can not describe how wonderful our 4-day stay was. The rooms are clean, large, and well maintained. The view of the beach... More 

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Dover, Delaware
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and friends have been staying here off and on for the last twenty years. The place is clean, friendly staff and their goal is to make your stay a memorable one. I recommend this to couples and families. The kids will love the beach and great large pool.

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Budd Lake, New Jersey
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our 5th year back at Castle in the Sand. We love it. We stay in the south tower on the 3rd floor. We have a view of the ocean, the pool, and the patio bar. We sit out on the balcony and listen to the bands that are performing at Coconuts. The staff are the best. Always helpful... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a Wonderful time. This was my husband and mines second trip. We were there for our Anniversary. Clean rooms and wonderful staff. We received a discount from last time. Big rooms and felt very relaxed.

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