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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
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed for a week and had a great experience and trip. The hotel staff was super nice and attentive. We stayed in a one bedroom condo that was nice, clean, comfortable and just a short minute walk or so to the beach, pool, or office. We were on the 2nd floor with a balcony with a side view of... More

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Berwick, Pennsylvania, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

we recently stayed at the Castle in the Sand Hotel for a weekend to attend the Winefest. However, we experience parking problems on our second night at the hotel due to the invasion of the H2O International......there were cars everywhere. We could not find a parking place in the hotel lot, out came Matthew Appling a Manager for the hotel... More

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Frederick, Maryland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

we are multi-repeat customers of this hotel. the place is always clean, the staff on duty 24/7, the rooms are nice, and they have secure parking. nice beach out front, with convenient walkways through the dunes. there is a bar/restaurant if that is your thing, but the place doesn't interfere if it is not your thing. pricey in season, and... More

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Arlington, Virginia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location right on the beach with a large pool and outdoor restaurant/ bar. Room was large and renovated with a great beachside patio with 2 lounge chairs in the sand-We had a waverly first floor unit. Only complaint is that the handicapped room shower flooded the bathroom a bit. Nice having a full kitchen although we only used the... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Room smelt musty and mold growing in bathroom. Notified office but did not inspect till 20 minutes before checkout They sprayed bleach to remove the mold. Rooms need to be renovated. High price in comparison to other in area. Soundproofing in room poor. You can hear toilet being flushed from rooms above. You can hear constant door slamming. No courtesy... More

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Northern Virginia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in the Castle in the Sand from 1968 for almost 20 years. This August we went back for old times sake and were not disappointed. We stayed in the Waverly section - it was clean, the beds were firm, the pillows divine and the kitchenette was adequate. The office staff was pleasant and helpful. The location cannot be... More

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Towson, Maryland
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at Castle in the Sand Aug. 9-11, 2014. The hotel is pretty good for an Ocean City hotel. However, most of the staff was borderline rude and unhelpful. We arrived at the hotel at around 7pm to check-in. When we got to our room, our door would not open. After explaining to the guy at the front desk... More

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Princeton, New Jersey
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11 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel is right on the beach, so it makes being on vacation that much easier. We stayed in the South tower on the first floor that we initially thought would be a lesser desireable room, but it turned out to be the perfect location for easy access to the hotel activities at their bar/restaurant Coconuts. There was live music... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my boyfriend got to our room late and when we got there our room was still dirty. We cleaned for two hours after the lady from the front desk came to our room and cleaned the tub because it was beyond disgusting. Our kitchen was not fully loaded like they told us. Half our utensils were broken. Our... More

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Altoona, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have stayed here many times over the years. It is quite convenient as our friends are in a condo directly across the street. We utilize the pool, which is nice! Coconuts bar is fantastic. Happy hour is a lot of fun and always live entertainment. They even have waitresses to wait on you at both the beach and 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
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 180
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