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Francis Scott Key Family Resort

12806 Ocean Gateway, Ocean City, MD 21842
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Ranked #9 of 106 hotels in Ocean City
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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Rating summary
  • 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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New York City, New York
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We just came back from a short stay at this resort and had a great time. This was our first time going to Ocean City and I wanted to book a good family friendly spot in a convenient location that was reasonably priced. This resort won because of the reviews and the indoor water park and I have to say... More

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Sciota, Pennsylvania
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4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We took a chance on this resort when a groupon appeared and booked a total of 4 rooms for a family get together - 6 adults and 6 kids. This resort is on the main road leading into the Ocean City boardwalk and about a mile away from the boardwalk - in season it offers a shuttle to the beach/boardwalk.... More

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

Thank you for such a great overview. One issue is our WIFI which we are in the beginning process of an upgrade sue by end of May. Guests will have much better room access for email and web searches though streaming will not be supported. We are a family resort but love all our groups that come..... Thanks Again for... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our rooms were clean, a little musty smelling but it was obvious the buildings were old. It wasn't horrible to the point where we couldn't stand it, and we got used to the weird smell after a while. I used to work in a hotel so I tend to hold my cleaning standards pretty high (always check the sheets and... More

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

Thank you for your comments. As we are coming into the spring season re-opening 100 of our 232 guest rooms we have at times a bit of a musty smell to contend with while we are spring cleaning. It should never have impacted our guests and I apologize. Our pool hours are shortened during the off season because we are... More

Laurel, Maryland
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4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The rooms were nasty, carper was old and stained and nasty. The bathrooms were horrible the sheets were stained. Not to mentiom someone over top of us was running and falling all night long in which I called at 11pm to front desk to complain. The room smelled like mildew and smoke. There were ants all over. I had to... More

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

Our General Manager has already responded to this guest and we have issued a full house credit for a future stay for their issues during their stay. This is the first we have heard of the ants or the tub not draining. We have contacted our Pest control company and we have the room out of service so our maintenance... More

Hurlock, Maryland
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4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Our rooms were neat and clean. Front desk friendly and effective. Not real fancy , but very sufficient . Pools were clean. Good pizza and hotdogs. main restaurant was closed for the winter. I can say the food was great when it was Marlin Moon , not sure what its called now. We all had a very enjoyable stay.

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

We are do glad that the kids had a great time. Our Rt 50 Diner is open during the summer season! The wonderful Marlin Moon that used to be here is now open in Jacksonville Florida! We hope that we will have the opportunity to show your kids a great time again in the future! Sincerely Annemarie Dickerson Owner More

Paramus, New Jersey
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

My family and I stayed here and we were disappointed. The indoor pool didnt open til noon. Pool was so dirty. Rooms were not that clean. Diner was not even open to eat. So loud. Walls are paper thin. We will never come here again

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

We are disappointed that this family did not perceive our property as a value. During spring break week our rates averaged $86 per night. Is it true that our indoor pool hours (which we have posted on our website since January 1st and detail in our confirmation letters) were from noon to 8pm on the weekdays and from 10am to... More

calvin, pa
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband bought a special on Groupon for in March and I thought what are we going to do in the cold! We didn't arrive till 10pm and the desk clerk was still waiting on us. They close early in the off season and since we'd booked thru Groupon, they didn't have our phone number. The resort was exceptional and... More

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

Thank your for your review... Yes March can be a unique time to travel in Ocean City. It can be sunny flip flop weather or ear muff snow storms. It was a key factor when we decided to build the indoor pool in 2005. This was our first time using Groupon and we have be introduced to a new audience... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first time stayiong at the FSK Family resort. My family had a nice time despite a few bumps in the road. Pros: Very family oriented Lots to do from mini golf, pool, playground etc Movies at night in the main building (loved this, not only did it get us out of the room at night but also... More

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

Thank your for your honest comments. I will touch on a couple of the issues this guest encountered. We do at times have guests that will open the sliders at the indoor pool and it will impact the air temperature. Guests that are not swimming tend to find the 84 degree temperature warm and do not realize how this impacts... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first time staying at FSK Family Resort. We loved it! We vacationed with 4 other families and a great time was had by all. The indoor pool was awesome. We enjoyed playing mini-golf, basketball, and on the playground. The location was perfect. All of the staff members were pleasant and the lifeguards were engaged with the children.... More

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

It is great when groups, neighborhoods and families all come together and enjoy each others company and our family resort. We hope that you all visit us again soon! Sincerely Annemarie Dickerson Owner More

Dover, Delaware
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stayed at FSK twice now and are planning another trip this summer. It's small enough to be cozy but big enough that there is plenty to do. We have come both in summer and in the off season when only the indoor pool was available and the kids still had a great time. So close to the outlets... More

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

We love our return guests..Thank you for choosing us! We believe we are an affordable option for families to re-connecy all four seasons! See your family soon! Annemarie Dickerson Owner More

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Additional Information about Francis Scott Key Family Resort

Also Known As:
Francis Scott Key Family Hotel Ocean City
Francis Scott Key Motel
Francis Scott Key Hotel Ocean City Md
Francis Scott Key Family Hotel
Address: 12806 Ocean Gateway, Ocean City, MD 21842
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Location: United States > Maryland > Ocean City
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Top resorts Hotel in Ocean City
#3 Family Hotel in Ocean City
#14 Romantic Hotel in Ocean City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Year-round family resort offering affordable rates and packages surrounded by many free amenities creating a unique, fun, memorable vacation trip and experience. ... more   less 
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