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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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New York
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've stayed @ Castle in the Sand multiple times & although it's not the most modern looking hotel (slightly outdated), it's a total gem.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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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
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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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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11 hotel reviews
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
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 via mobile

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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cambridge,maryland
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4 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This is my second year and second review for this place. It seems to be the new fun spot me and my husband share for our wedding anniversary. This year my husband picked the little cabins that are at the corner block by the highway. When we first arrived I was a bit worried about the noise, but after being... More 

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Albany, New York
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3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Loved the room, very comfortable bed,staff was friendly. We visited off season and loved the peace and quiet. Good location, very short walk to the beach. Property was very well kept. Will definitely be back! Thanks Castle in the Sand!!!!

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10 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

It's been quite some time since I took my family away. Usually we do the Pennsylvania thing but this year we decided on Maryland. My girlfriend said my kids would love it here so we gave it a shot. Myself, girlfriend and kids ages 9 and 11 set out for Ocean City. It was by far the most fun I've... More 

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Frederick, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Although this hotel has been around for a long time, it was in great shape! The room was spacious and very clean. The entire housekeeping staff spoke to us whenever we encountered them. They were very pleasant. We also enjoyed the outdoor bar and live music. Great staff overall.

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Address: 3701 Atlantic Avenue, 37th Street & Oceanfront, Ocean City, MD 21842
Location: United States > Maryland > Ocean City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 180
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Also Known As:
Castle In The Sand Hotel Ocean City
Castle In The Sand Ocean City Md
Hotel Style:
#15 On the Beach Hotel in Ocean City
#18 Family Hotel in Ocean City
#20 Romantic Hotel in Ocean City

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