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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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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Me and my father have stayed at the Castle in the Sand hotel, numerous times over the last decade.. My father abit more than me, however on my first trip back to the property in over 7 years I must say the service is still top knotch! Great view of the ocean & beach, spacious rooms with full kitchen and... More 

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Boiling Springs, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I grew up as a child coming to the Castle in the Sand for our yearly vacation. Now having a family of my own the Castle in the Sand was our first choice for our yearly vacation. Customer service was great. Room was clean and ready as soon as we arrived. We love it here so much that we actually... More 

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Maryland
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58 reviews 58 reviews
14 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We appreciated the location within Ocean City...easy to go to the boardwalk or further North without hassle. Our l BR suite had an ocean view from the living room, which was mesmerizing. Watched the birds fly around the dunes and ocean, surfers braving the blowing waves. Liked that the bedroom was in the back, LR in the front, and 2... More 

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Pittsburgh, PA
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29 reviews 29 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

I love the Castle!. Rooms are awesome with a great view of the ocean. They have a beach vollyball court and Coconuts...best happy hour on the beach. Even if you don't stay here you must visit Coconuts. They also serve lunch & dinner along with their tasty drinks!

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New York
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8 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We stayed at Castle in the Sand 3 years ago so this review is long over due. Out of all the places we have stayed at in OC, Maryland (nearly a yearly vacation for the May Car show) this was my favorite. I absolutely loved it. The beds were very comfortable the apartments clean and neat. If you have ocean... More 

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Putnam Valley, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015 via mobile

I've stayed @ Castle in the Sand multiple times & although it's not the most modern looking hotel (slightly outdated), it's a total gem. First & foremost their beach waitress service tops the list. If your sitting on the beach, get hungry & don't want to get up..don't & just treat yourself. Second is the Olympic sized pool, it's the... More 

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NC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

We stayed in the north building in one of the one bedroom suites with an oceanfront balcony. The sunrise alone was worth the money. I didn't give 5 stars because it does need some minor repairs like a few small gashes in the wall, etc. But the kitchen area looked recently updated and it was very clean and comfortable. We... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

First of all, Ocean City in the offseason is the best. We checked in at 1am, tired and having to get up early. We were originally booked for one of the cottages, and got settled in just fine. Large space, dated, but clean and comfortable. The only problem was that the walls were a bit thin and we could hear... More 

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Maryland
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We stayed in the North building and our room overlooked the beach. There are several buildings and even cabins to choose from. There are a few cosmetic issues with the room, but the view outside the window more than made up for it. Beds were comfortable, shower had plenty of hot water, and there was a mini-fridge in the room.... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

For many years, we have been staying at the wonderful Castle in the Sand property on 37th street in Ocean City. This year was yet another in a long line of enjoyable stays. As usual, our room was clean and comfortable. The office staff were very friendly and accommodating. One thing I would like to mention was the new menu... More 

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