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The Islander Motel

2001 Philadelphia Avenue, Ocean City, MD 21842
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Ranked #106 of 108 Hotels in Ocean City
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
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    2 of 5 stars
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    2 of 5 stars
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    2 of 5 stars
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    2 of 5 stars
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Bowie, Maryland
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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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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 4 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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Fairfax, Virginia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

My friends and I booked a last minute trip to Ocean City and stayed at the Islander Motel. The staff was friendly and accommodating. The room was exactly what I expected, outdated and a little unsanitary. The sheets seemed clean although when they accidentally fell off the bed there were blood stains on the bed. There were always a few... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

noticed baseboard rotting away wit mold as soon as i opened door the mold n mildew in bathroom along with white farr growing like a cobweb on baseboard under bathroom sink mild in the tile grout it was just horrible something you see in rod zombie movies laft 40 mins after we got there and i have pictures

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

I wanted to stay here because it is only one block from Fishtails. The best kept secret in in Ocean City. Good food, friendly staff, great sunsets, and kid friendly. The room was very basic. Clean and a great deal on Groupon. My only complaint was the shower/bath. Water could not be shut off, constant running. When turned on for... More 

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