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Lankford Hotel

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807 N Atlantic Ave, Ocean City, MD 21843
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Cook Forest State Park
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

We were excited to come back to the Lankford Hotel to see all the changes that have been made. We have stayed here several times for the location and price but this time was different. The changes have made staying at the Lankford Hotel much more relaxing. The environment and the staff and the rooms all deserve an A+. Keep... More 

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

I am unbelievably pleased that my husband and I were able to stay here. The Lankford is an older building (with older fixtures and signs of wear, but nothing unsafe, dirty, or unsightly) and the rooms are on the small side, but I don't go to the beach to camp out in my room, you know? First, a few caveats... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

This is a first-rate lodging experience for those who value quiet, competence and consistency. I've stayed at the Lankford occasionally since the mid-1970s and never have been disappointed. This is not the place, however, for anyone who wants modern, steel-and-glass luxury. (There is no business center.) It is comfortable, old-style accommodation reminiscent of the hotel in the movie "Key Largo".... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

We recently stayed for one night at the Lankford. It's a pretty, older hotel and the rooms are basic but fine - no complaints, as the hotel owners made it clear when I booked that the rooms are basic. We had a seafront room, which had an amazing view. The only downside were the noisy A/C units on the exterior... More 

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New Windsor, Maryland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The Lankford is unique in that it has been owned by the same family for years! The family is very much present in the day-to-day operations, and are extremely helpful and friendly. We stayed in The Lodge, which was half a block from the main hotel, across a small street. the room was a newly decorated 2 bedroom unit, beds... More 

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Ohio
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55 reviews 55 reviews
25 hotel reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

This lovely iconic hotel on the Boardwalk in OC is a fun and unique break from "big box" hotels for a first rate beach vacation. Stayed for a week end of August, with 2 teens and a 20 something kid. Had a blast! We stayed in The Raven, oceanfront, and it was great! Pros: price is right at weekly rate,... More 

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New York City, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Had a small one bedroom for a long weekend stay and was perfect for what we needed. Can't beat the price and the bedroom was clean, AC worked great and had a small fridge. TV was small but you shouldn't be watching TV anyways. Bagels and coffee in the morning for breakfast was a nice touch. Best part was that... More 

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Reading, Pennsylvania
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Overall, we enjoyed our experience here. Based on other reviews we knew to expect outdated fixtures and small rooms. However, some of the less permanent items such as toilet paper and pillows could use some improvement. That being said, the location, friendly staff, and value make this hotel worth staying at.

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Boyertown, PA
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

This place is lovely and only a short walk (10 feet tops) to the boardwalk and to many area restaurants. The hotel is older and has its quirks (nothing bad just like any other old home) but that is more then made up for with the helpful staff and location. You can do no better.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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49 reviews 49 reviews
31 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Well, I was nicely welcomed by an extremely friendly front desk staff to a family place that resembles a lot one those old and cozy beach houses. You see people sharing couches on the lobby, talking on commune balconies and all that right in front of Ocean City’s boardwalk. I liked the ambiance a lot and the Internet speed was... More 

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