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The Islander Motel

1.5 of 5 Motel   |   2001 Philadelphia Avenue, Ocean City, MD 21842
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Ranked #104 of 107 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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1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I will say this as a small tibit as to the type of place this is - we found marijuana on the nightstand that had not been cleaned up from the guests before us! Our friend booked the reservation, which was our first mistake. We show up before the friend and are not allowed to check in. We even offered... More

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3 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

As seasoned travelers we have been to 30 countries and 18 states. I have visited ocean city md twice a year for approx 40 years and I have never been speechless before when I walked into any of my accommodations. In a nut she'll very dirty. Appliances did not work. Ac was so loud could not sleep. Toilet ran all... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

blood all over floor, ripped covers and sheets, dirty bathroom with hair in tub, rusted appliances covered in old food, wood panel walls, light fixtures falling from ceiling, no refund policy, terrible customer service, terrible place to stay, the cheapest of the cheap, perfect to do drugs id guess other than that STAY ELSE WHERE, SPEND EXTRA MONEY, DO NOT... More

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ocean city
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I'm not ever one to complain but I have NEVER stayed in a place so disgusting. we had no shower head, so literally the water just poured out, no hot water. no towels our bed was literally a cot mattress. ants everywhere. the air conditioner leaked all over the floor. the tv had two channels an the remote didn't even... More

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Sterling, Virginia
1 review
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Islander Motel in OC, Md is worse than a DUMP!!! Reserved 3 nights and couldn't even stomach staying there. Tried to get some of my money back and mgmt gave me a copy of my contract and they highlighted in front of me "...NO REFUNDS...". Rooms smelled of chemicals (possibly pesticides). No shower heads, stove didn't work and was rusted,... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There are Holes in walls , stains everywhere, The smoke detector was hanging off wall in the room we were staying at. The bathroom had painted plywood for a wall. Ocean city maryland doesn't have any rules for the board of health to inspect hotels. Before you sign in I advise u to look at the room your going to... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed ten days at this place.. I mean ( my) room was ok.. But this hotel was infested with ants and other sorts of disgusting things! I went by myself bc I haven't been on a vaca for 8 yrs soo decided to just leave n go to ocean city since I've been going there since I was 17... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When you fail to invest in your property it speaks volumes where your priorities are. I'm 47 and I was the youngest thing in the room. If you want to rent to bikers and college kids that will trash the room then here you are.

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Brooklyn Park, Maryland
2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booking.com a room as gift for my son (23). After printing out my reservations I noticed that this place requires valid ID and credit card. I called and spoke with the manager and explained that I booked a reservation but it was for my son what could I do because I wasn't driving 3 hours to sign a credit card... More

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Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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3 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Manager was very RUDE! The second she saw us walk through the door. Guess cause we weren't Mexican. Decided to go somewhere else! She said we had to pay for the whole week. Threw away $160 for first night which came out of my account, and never went back. We didn't even see the room. Lady by the pool said... More

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Address: 2001 Philadelphia Avenue, Ocean City, MD 21842
Location: United States > Maryland > Ocean City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:1.5 star — The Islander Motel 1.5*
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Also Known As:
The Islander Hotel Ocean City
Islander Motel Ocean City
Islander Hotel Ocean City

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Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool
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#49 On the Beach Hotel in Ocean City
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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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