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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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Baltimore, Maryland
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Stayed at FSK Family Resort in October 2014 for a special halloween event OC was having. From the time we walked in until we left, everyone at FSK was extremely helpful and courteous, they were very kid friendly, everything was clean (which is extremely important to us), and the indoor pool was fabulous! If you are looking for a very... More 

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

Thank you so much. We are excited that Ocean City is becoming a Halloween destination and we are going to add to our activies here next year as OC grows its programs. We are a family resort and with that is the typical noise that little feet can produce but we do take our quiet times seriously here. We are... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

The place was great for families the boys were were constantly entertained so much for them to do . We loved the shuttle bus and drinking sangria poolside rooms were ok the amenities made up for it . It was Very cleanThe staff was friendly and helpful and we even received discounts for the Jolly Roger . Boys can't wait... More 

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

Thank you... My husband loved reading this review as the Sangria recipe is his own! We are so glad that your family enjoyed theit stay with us. We are working this winter on painting, replacing the carpet and bedpsreads on 80 guest rooms. We are also adding Micro-refrigs to all our rooms without kitchens with the exception of the Lodge... More 

Cherry Hill, New Jersey
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

I stayed here October 25-26th. Saturday. I came with my wife and our 4 kids ages 6-8yrs old. I got there at 3:45pm. We stayed in on of the Florida kitchenette rooms (which has the indoor pool in the same building!) with a full kitchen, two beds, flat screen and dining table. We first started with the indoor pool. Amazing.... More 

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

Thank you so very much! We love when our guests have such a wonderful experience with us! The indoor pool and family movies are a great way to connect during the off season months. We are very blessed to have a great staff here and I enjoy hearing such nice compliments. We look forward to your next stay.... Sincerely Annemarie... More 

Maryland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

We stayed for the weekend of 10/17/2014-10/19/2014. We had 3 rooms for 14 people. The rooms were clean, the staff is super nice and helpful and the indoor pool is awesome! We also love movie nights with free popcorn. This was our second time at the Resort and we just love it!! we'll definetly come back

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

We love when we have groups of families or neighborhood nights when memories are made. The family movie lounge is a great way to wind down from a fun day swimming. We just replaced the TV with a new 70 inch so all the family themed movies are better a little bigger. We look forward to your next visit! Sincerely... More 

Big Cove Tannery, Pennsylvania
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

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

Thank you so much for the great review and beautiful pictures. We are blessed with such loyal and incredible guests. We are busy this winter making improvements and beginning our new outdoor pool. Guests like you all are the reason we do what we do.... Sincerely Annemarie Dickerson Owner More 

Airville, Pennsylvania, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

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

I would like this poster to contact me if possible. Our Main Lodge has an accessible entry in the rear of the building and I have just met with our GM about adding signage to let our guests know of this at the Main Entry. We also have 10 accessible rooms in the Ranch Style along with one in the... More 

York, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

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 October 7, 2014

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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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

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 October 2, 2014

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 

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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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#1 Best Value Hotel in Ocean City
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