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The Islander Motel

1.5 of 5 Motel   |   2001 Philadelphia Avenue, Ocean City, MD 21842
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Ranked #103 of 106 hotels in Ocean City
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Rating summary
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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Cinnaminson, New Jersey
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

Probably our worst hotel experience. My husband booked this on price without reading any reviews. The place was dirty and moldy. You have to buy a bag of ice. We only needed a place to stay for 10 hours, so I thought we would survive. A total of two small scratchy towels and the smallest junkiest bar of soap. The... More

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Kunkletown, Pennsylvania
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3 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

wife and i went to islander stayed one night place dirty no ice machines bathroom dirty the grounds very dirty cigarette butts every were we could not sleep too scared of bugs and leaving our car in unlit parking lot

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

For $140 a night you'd expect a decent hotel but this was not my experience. The room smells like wet rags, rugs are filthy, and the sheets on my bed were not changed from the previous guest (had stray hairs on pillows and a dead bug). I did my usual bed bug check but who knows.. the mattress was stained... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

me and family went to Ocean Maryland 09/29/2013-09/31/2013 my sister book through Book.com she book the Islander Motel this motel was a mess the place hasn't been dusted in years, mildew smell , carpet dirty , sheets dirty, bed lining dirty piss spot in the bed blood spot in the bed, plastic cover sheets was torn towel so dirty black,... More

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York, Pennsylvania, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

The carpets were pretty disgusting in our room. Stains all over the floor and it didn't feel soft like carpet. Beds were alright, and bathroom was clean. The towels felt as though they were falling apart from bleaching so many times. The kitchenette was a little dirty but most people clean the dishes and silverware before using them anyhow. They... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013 via mobile

The first problem was they said it was brighton the boardwalk...lies. they told me i was going to have 2 rooms..lies. The refrigerator didn't work, the room stank, we started sweating right when we walked in and the a.c. unit couldn't cool it off. To top it off the lady at the front desk kept trying to talk down on... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013 via mobile

Bad service dirty room smelly room dirty carpet old AC not adjustable .not enough light in the room too dark. Broken lights top of the sink. No hangers . AC was off and refrigerator as well when we entered the room. Bathroom was awful not enough towels. Broken things in bathroom. No shampoo no tissue any where. Even for free... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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32 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

Stayed for one night over the weekend, had tried numerous other hotels/motels on arrival into Ocean City, but most had 2 night policy's or were fully booked so this motel was the final choice! Only 2 blocks from beach which was the only good thing. Rooms were clean but very dated. Bathroom light stopped working during stay and shower didn't... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013 via mobile

First off I would like to say for the past 30 years of my life I have been coming to ocean city for vacation and out of that 30 years this was the worst it started out when we got there our room was not the price advertised when we looked on the ococean site and once we arrived our... More

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Hughesville, Maryland, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013 via mobile

This was THE WORST HOTEL I HAVE EVER BEEN IN!!!!! Booked on line booking.com they would not refund our money and it being July 4th weekend all oc was booked so they kind of Strong armed us in staying there.the bathroom sink did not work! We had to use the tub to brush our teeth ANTS EVERYWHERE!! No shampoo or... More

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Additional Information about The Islander Motel

Also Known As:
The Islander Hotel Ocean City
Islander Motel Ocean City
Islander Hotel Ocean City
Address: 2001 Philadelphia Avenue, Ocean City, MD 21842
Location: United States > Maryland > Ocean City
Amenities:
Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#37 On the Beach Hotel in Ocean City
#103 Top resorts Hotel in Ocean City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:1.5 star — The Islander Motel 1.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
As a family owned and operated business, we understand how important it is to keep our customers completely satisfied. From our flexibledaily, weekly and monthly rates to our spacious, quiet lodgings, we are the perfect location for a great vacation! UNDER New Management ... more   less 
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