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The Waves

136th St. and Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD
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The Waves
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Ranked #97 of 108 Hotels in Ocean City
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

We first got here, told we're 3 pools, found out only one (indoor ) Rooms not clean. T-shirt and stems from weed found behind dressers. All this after waiting until 4 to check in because they had to clean. Tvs from the 70's

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Baltimore, Maryland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

This is our 3rd stay at the Waves. They accept pets. Our first 2 stays were great. The room we had this time was sub par. The owner of this condo #401 has no pride of ownership. Screens in windows were rotted in the frames, ice maker didn't work, stove wasn't fully functional. Old washer with an extremely small drum.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We have been going to the Waves for several years..... Clean, quiet, big three bedroom, indoor pool is nice and clean..... Could use a little sprucing up but fine as it is....close to the beach, good parking underneath.....looking forward to this year.

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Norristown, Pennsylvania
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

RCI informed us that they will no longer accept weeks at the WAVES to bank because of the quality of this resort. Got an email froM RCI contacted resort management and they confirmed. In the past we were charged $100 to get they keys after hours to the units we own and it had to be paid in cash. Feeling... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

5th year at the waves..... Clean, quiet, big three bedroom, indoor pool was nice..... Could use a lil sprucing up but fine as it is....Nice people at management office.....looking forward to next year

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
1 review
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

Stay away from "The Waves, The San Tropez" and any other East Coast Management property. As stated in other reviews, East Coast Management will gladly accept your rent and security deposit and FIND a way to evict high school students from their properties and keep your rent and security deposit. Please do not waste your time, energy & money on... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2012

I stayed the week of August 12 - 19th at the WAVES and the apartment are very spacious; however, when I pulled the blanket back off the bed it was a big pee stain on the blanket. I brought my own linen and I even washed their blanket at the laundrymat down the street. It was explained to me when... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2012

I had read the others reviews of the hotel before staying at The Waves for senior week and became very nervous. My mom had called to ask about the "scam" several of them mentioned and the woman on the phone had calmed most of our fears so we had assumed the reviews were just a few kids exaggerating their experience.... More 

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Marysville, Washington
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2012

First, I do not condone underage drinking. That being said, I know that no matter how much we speak to our teenagers, they usually do drink when down for senior week. Someone pointed out these reviews before our kids went to the beach for senior week. I called ECM because I was very concerned about "security" entering rooms without anyone... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2011

I stayed at the Waves for a week at the end of June. I was a bit skeptical due to the ratings, but reasonably optimistic. The stay was fine. It was definitely roomy, plenty of space for four adults and two kids, my brother and his girlfriend even stayed with us for a night and it was still comfy. The... More 

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