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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We traveled for my daughters birthday just to get away from home. We chose this location because of the indoor water park and we had to pull both of my kids away from it. They said it beat any birthday party tey have ever had, needless to say they were unhappy we were not coming back this weekend

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great stay with 2 young children, 2 and half year old and 15 months. Indoor pool is awesome, playground and spray-ground our awesome. Mini-golf was below average but that was only because they were getting ready to renovate it for the ship wreck cove, which is still currently under construction. We stayed in a cottage 7, which was a little... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I have gone to the Francis Scott Key many times between 2009 and 2013. We've gone there during the summer and around Thanksgiving. In the summer time they have tons of great stuff to do. There's an indoor pool, outdoor pool, pirate ship splash park, mini golf, playground, arcade and more. We especially like their indoor pool... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Management is top notch, great place for family and especially the kids, clean and a great value. I would certainly recommend the Francis Scott Key Family Resort to anyone looking for a fun, great value place to stay close to the beach.

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Bear, Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Totally fun - just for the indoor pool alone it was well worth it! Our first time and definitely will be back. Just perfect for little ones and very easy on the budget! Staff was friendly, rooms were clean. Ask for the Florida building if you are going in the cold weather. I was glad I had read that somewhere... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is perfect for a Winter/Spring getaway for the kids. Its clean, comfortable has a lot to offer for the prices.And, John the lifeguard is the best.He engages with the children. We felt safe in the area although it was an off season. The ease of check in and out also made a difference.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family and I stayed here for a few days following Christmas. I have stayed here a few times in the summer with my children, however this was my husbands first time. Considering how picky he is I was pleasantly pleased that he too liked this resort as much as we do. Our room was clean as it always is... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I will say that the staff was friendly and the rooms are clean. My son really enjoyed the pool. With that said, the rooms are small and remind me of hotels from the 90's. The biggest issue that I had was the hotel seemed to be fairly empty, yet they put people right next to us. Our "neighbors" kids didn't... More 

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

We have been listening to our guests and we are currently painting, putting in new carpet, bedspreads and microwave refrigerator combos in 80 guest rooms. That being said our goal is to remain affordable, family friendly and to grow our amenities with our guests budget in mind. You may have noticed we are in the process of replacing our old... More 

Baltimore, Maryland
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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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 

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Address: 12806 Ocean Gateway, Ocean City, MD 21842
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Location: United States > Maryland > Ocean City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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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#2 Best Value Hotel in Ocean City
#2 Top resorts Hotel in Ocean City
#3 Family Hotel in Ocean City
#26 Romantic Hotel in Ocean City

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