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The Islander Motel

2001 Philadelphia Avenue, Ocean City, MD 21842
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Ranked #105 of 108 Hotels in Ocean City
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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Frederick, Maryland
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Since this was a last minute mini vacation, the room rates were a deciding factor for us. Price was ok and honestly the room was fine. The room smelled a little musty but we had prepared for this and brought our Lysol and diffuser. The pillows and box springs were gross but again we knew this was a possibility and... More 

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Albrightsville, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family and I decided on a whim to go down to ocean city, we found the islander to be the cheapest on priceline, so we booked it, figuring it couldn't be that bad. First the good: Location is awesome, across the road from Phillips, close to fishtales, and the salty dog is only a few blocks away. The pool... More 

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Annapolis, Maryland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I tried to book here and called ahead of time just to make them away I have a service animal and the "Manager" told me they will not except service animals which is against the law!! Horrible Horrible!!

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Bowie, Maryland
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 via mobile

Fantastic stay! This was a last minute booking for a getaway weekend that we randomly booked but got super lucky! The place was great, very clean and comfortable and at a great location in Ocean City. The owners were very sweet and gave us lots of recommendations for places to dine. Would book again without any hesitations. Highly recommend!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 via mobile

I paid for a room for myself and my sons. The first day it wasn't too bad. The next day the cable didn't work all day. Two different guys tried fixing it to no avail. I had to ask for towels and for the room to be cleaned. I got the towels but no cleaning up. I juSt wanted the... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

My sister booked us a room for my birthday weekend . OH My GOD. This place is HORRIFYING !!!!!! Mold mildew no hot water. For a family owned and operated business one would think you would put a little pride and effort into your income..obviously I give you too much credit .

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Your hotel was disgusting! We checked in around 5:00pm and went to room 73. Upon entering the room we were overwhelmed with the smell of mold and mildew! There was no hot water and no washcloths. My 10 year old son actually was physically ill from even being in the room. Your staff was rude and offered nothing in return... More 

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Boyce, Virginia, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

This is the MOST NASTY, STINKING DIRTY HOTEL I have ever been in! It was mold everywhere! I dont recommend this hotel for a dog let alone people!! All of our belongings smelt of mold and had to be washed immediately. They did not have any wash clothes in the room and there was no microwave and fridge as advertised.... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Beware, there are bed bugs at this motel. My son, husband and I got over 60 bites each on our arms, hands, and back. The staff tried to accommodate by switching us to 2 more different rooms through our 3 night stay, but all of the rooms we visited had bed bugs. We stayed in a different room each night.... More 

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Blairsville, Pennsylvania
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

No wash cloths, no extra towels, no bath mat. No hot water, no water in the pretty fountain on the website. Comforters don't match each other and clash horridly with the curtains. Pool only open 9AM-9PM. No exhaust fan, counter or shelving in the bathroom. TV is a 1980's, 13-inch model with no remote. Entry mode is an actual key,... More 

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