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Francis Scott Key Family Resort

12806 Ocean Gateway, Ocean City, MD 21842
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  • Location
    4.5 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 of 5 stars
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Big Cove Tannery, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We LOVE Francis Scott Key Family Resort! You can go on vacation here and never leave the property. They are family oriented and the amount of things that your children can do here is endless! The pool is like visiting a water park! The facility is immaculate. The staff is wonderful. We have been coming here for years for the... More

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Airville, Pennsylvania, United States
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The hotel rooms are cheery and comfortable. They are clean and well stocked. I like that there were 4 pillows on the bed and they had memory foam mattresses( it felt like anyway). The indoor pool was in it's own building, but the kids loved it. They have a snack bar in the pool that also serves mixed drinks. There... More

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York, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stay at this place every year and have been for 30 plus years. It just gets better and better every year. I can't wait to see the new additions in 2015. The food is reasonably priced in the diner and the drinks at the pool bar are yummy. If you ever have any problems with your room they come... More

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fskinoc, Owner at Francis Scott Key Family Resort, responded to this review

Wow..thank you. We believe we offer a great value here at the Francis Scott Key and we are always working to make improvements and added amenites for our guests. It is so wonderful when we get such a great review... It will be a busy winter with alot going on and it's families like yours that allow us to do... More

Mt. Pleasant, PA
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We decided at the last minute to take a beach vacation at the end of September. The rates were very reasonable. The indoor pool was awesome. The lifeguard entertained my kids and the bartender entertained my husband and I. It looks like the new outdoor pool will be awesome. The restaurant was closed. The location is perfect! So close to... More

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fskinoc, Owner at Francis Scott Key Family Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your honest comments. Though we have replaced the furniture and bedding and added flat screen TVs in our guest rooms we believe the paneling in the rooms gives a dated look. We are sanding and painting 80 guest rooms this winter along with new carpet which we believe will give a fresh new look to our guest... More

Middletown, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited FSK for the first time in September 14. I couldn't have asked for a better experience. I came with two adult daughters and my two grandboys. We stayed in the Florida rooms that are connected to the indoor pool. The room was great and the beds were very comfortable, even the sofa bed was comfortable which doesn't happen... More

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fskinoc, Owner at Francis Scott Key Family Resort, responded to this review

Thak you so much...our rooms with kitchens are a nice convenice to either provide snacks or a whole meal! The Florida building is a favorite as it does connect to the indoor pool! We appreciate the wonderful feedback and hope to see you family again soon! Sincerely Annemarie Dickerson Owner More

Pasadena, Maryland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My most recent stay at FSK was as good as my last stay. This time I came with family. We had 3 rooms in the Virginia Building. The beds were great. The rooms were roomy & clean. We spent a lot of time at the indoor pool. The kids enjoyed the pool. The lifeguard was friendly and very interactive. The... More

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fskinoc, Owner at Francis Scott Key Family Resort, responded to this review

The off season is a different OC experience but I love this time of year...so glad that your family does as well. The indoor pool is great when the weather is not cooperating. We have great off season specials so we hope to see you on one of those weekend! Sincerely Annemarie Dickerson Owner More

Little Falls
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been visiting this resort for over 30 years and am never disappointed. The staff is always courteous and helpful, no matter what the question or problem. OVer the years I've seen this resort change, for the better and enjoy all the latest additions (especially the indoor "water park" type pool. It's open year round. I'm a golfer and all... More

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fskinoc, Owner at Francis Scott Key Family Resort, responded to this review

Thank you Mary! We have had guests that I have literally grown up with that are now bringing their own children and grandchildren. What a blessing! We are busy this winter with our new Shipwreck Cove that is replacing our outdoor pool. The demo is completed and we will begin the building process in November! We are also updating 80... More

Bronx, New York
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85 reviews 85 reviews
19 hotel reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very clean, easy to find, great location, excellent staff. Will return for 2015 Blue Knights Event. its a few minutes drive to the boardwalk and beach. Outlet shops directly across from resort. Pool is great for young children well supervised by staff.

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fskinoc, Owner at Francis Scott Key Family Resort, responded to this review

We do try to have something for everyone at the Francis Scott Key! We are so pleased your group had a nice time while visting with us... Hope to see you all again soon! Sincerely Annemarie Dickerson Owner More

Pasadena, Maryland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is my 3rd time at the Francis Scott Key and I will continue to come here. The hotel was made for families! My daughter and family love the indoor pool. We also like the snack bar inside by the pool. The adults can enjoy a drink while the kids play! The rooms are clean and the beds are extremely... More

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fskinoc, Owner at Francis Scott Key Family Resort, responded to this review

Thank you... we are a great option for Black Friday as we have the outlets right across the street. The concession stand has been a nice addition for guests to grab a drink and a snack while enjoying the indoor pool! See you soon! Annemarie Dickerson Owner More

New Bern, North Carolina
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our entire family had a great time. So much to do and see here, you need a week or more. Our family ages ranged from 80 to 7 years old and all enjoyed resort. Very family oriented, great customer serve the staff are all so helpful and professional. We will come again soon

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fskinoc, Owner at Francis Scott Key Family Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much! I do believe that we have a pretty awesome staff... so glad you agree. We do try to have something for everyone and your familys age ranges make me think we are on the right track! Sincerely Annemarie Dickerson Owner More

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Address: 12806 Ocean Gateway, Ocean City, MD 21842
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Location: United States > Maryland > Ocean City
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Number of rooms: 232
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Also Known As:
Francis Scott Key Family Hotel Ocean City
Francis Scott Key Motel
Francis Scott Key Hotel Ocean City Md

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