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Castle in the Sand Hotel

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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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Like the title of this missive states, 2014 will mark our tenth anniversary at the wonderful Castle in the Sand in Ocean City, MD. There are tons of rave reviews here to see on Trip Advisor; there is little I can add that has not already heaped great amounts of praise on this facility, its staff and management there. The... More

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miflord
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just got back from a cheer competition in Ocean City. I stayed here with my daughter. The room was great! Very clean and check in was great! Made our meals in the room which saved alot. it was across the street from the convention center which was a major plus since parking was horrible there, we were able to walk!... More

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Maryland
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14 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we stayed her for the saint paddys day parade, the motel was very clean, and had a suite to fit our family of six. the people at the front desk were very friendly and welcoming. Love the room, just clean and well taken care of. was very happy with this hotel, would stay her again.

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castleadmin, General Manager at Castle in the Sand Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. St. Patrick's Day is a great tradition in Ocean City! We are so happy you enjoyed your room and that we met your expectations for cleanliness and friendliness. That is why we are here! Thanks again. See you next St. Patrick's Day, if not sooner. More

Frostburg
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

My husband and I stayed at Castle In The Sand for our anniversary in October a few years ago. The weather was a little gray upon arrival but the hospitality was second to none. I had mentioned it was our anniversary when I booked the room and when we checked in there was a bottle of champagne waiting in our... More

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castleadmin, General Manager at Castle in the Sand Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for choosing us for your anniversary stay! We are glad you enjoyed the champagne as well as the great views and good food. We think our beachfront location is second to none and we work hard to keep it looking great so everyone can enjoy views. Thanks again, we appreciate your very kind comments. Bob Borello, General Manager, Castle... More

Newark, Delaware
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

My family and I have gone to Castle In The Sand, OCMD for the last 20 years for vacation. We enjoy the very clean and friendly atmosphere. The staff is helpful and go way beyond caring for you when you are there. We love the activities for the adults and children. The Castle is a family oriented vacation spot that... More

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castleadmin, General Manager at Castle in the Sand Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks guys! We love it when our Castle families tell us how many generations are now visiting! Since the Castle has been owned by the same family for many years, we understand how important families are and how important it is to give you the same quality vacation year after year. Hurry back, we cannot wait to see you again.... More

Mercer, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

I absolutely love Castle in the Sand, this is my family's vacation spot every year.We always have a Awesome time, the kids love the activities, movie nite.. pool, you name it.. And for the Adults,, Coconuts Bar is a Great Fun Place , Bartenders are Super nice..Happy Hour is a Blast..and everything you need is there, Food, Sun and Fun....

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castleadmin, General Manager at Castle in the Sand Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review. Our kid’s activities are always a favorite with our guests. Lady Sunshine and her troupe are great with the little ones and our family movie night is a favorite with guests and locals alike. We appreciate you kind words and thanks again. Bob Borello, General Manager, Castle in the Sand More

Baltimore, Maryland
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

* Sorry about my grammar, English is not my first Language This place is a nightmare. Great amazing location,is truly beachfront and in the middle of everything. Beside that, everything that you can want or expect for a hotel they lack of. This place is filthy. Look like in the past have some years of glory and now is just... More

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castleadmin, Owner at Castle in the Sand Hotel, responded to this review

Dear "ComunaMarie", The Castle in the Sand Hotel is a beautiful property. Yes we are privately owned and now being managed by the second and third generation. We are on property daily along with an excellent management to insure its cleanliness and maintenance. Our staff is warm and accommodating. Over the last four years we have renovated 177 rooms including... More

Baltimore, Maryland
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

I was a little disappointed in the music but other than that it was a great weekend The breakfasts are phenonmenal and the pig roast was great. Still watched the game from my room though, I could see more. hearing wasnt a problem but couldnt see the TV. I wish they would have done karaoke this year

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Baldwin, New York
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

We went this past July and stayed for a few days in North Tower -ground level behind the dunes and we loved our location with such easy access to a great beach. we had a full kitchen which was wonderful for saving some money with breakfast lunch and 2-3 easy dinners. the nicely decorated bedrooms were located in back past... More

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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, United States
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

Thank you Castle for another awesome 4 day stay. Love the Rockin Raven's weekend. Not a Raven's fan , but we use it as a reunion weekend with dear friends. As always the food was great. Like the fact if we want to cook, every thing you need is there. The only thing we didn't like was the slow internet.... More

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  • Restaurant downstairs(3)
  • Great view(3)
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Additional Information about Castle in the Sand Hotel

Address: 3701 Atlantic Avenue, 37th Street & Oceanfront, Ocean City, MD 21842
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Location: United States > Maryland > Ocean City
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#11 On the Beach Hotel in Ocean City
#19 Family Hotel in Ocean City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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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