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The Islander Motel

2001 Philadelphia Avenue, Ocean City, MD 21842
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Lititz, Pennsylvania
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015 via mobile

What ever you do don't stay at the islander mildew smell is sooo hard to get rid of. When my brother was using the rest room the ceiling fan cover fell of and hit his head! And also when we walked in there was a grocery bag on the FIRE ALARM it smelled strongly of mildew .there was hamburger bits... More 

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Annapolis, Maryland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

I arrived at The Islander expecting it to be an enjoyable visit. What I found when I entered this establishment was anything but enjoyable. First of all, upon entering the office I noticed that the floor was dirty and sandy, which I could have overlooked had the room been acceptable. Upon entering the room my hands involuntarily rose to both... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

The pictures on their site are not what the place really looks like. Mold in rooms, black mold on carpets, smoke detectors ripped off the walls, holes in cabinets, paneling coming off the wall and falling down, sheets had stains all over them. Even their maid said she would not stay there! I reserved this place thru booking.com. When I... More 

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Thank Karen K
Narvon, Pennsylvania, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

The towels didn't even cover my body when I wrapped it around me. I am not big either. They were thin and couldn't absorb the water off of me. One towel had black all over it. The water from the shower got hot after about 5 minutes then while in the shower it got hotter and scolded me. Not exhaust... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

There are no amenities. Pool is very iffy, green water. Staff is non existent, person at desk says nothing, hands you a key. Old rooms with shabby furniture. Very shabby and dirty cot bed. At night there are no lights on wobbly steps and dark parking lot. Lock to room is very old, you actually get a key! I'm surprised... More 

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La Plata, Maryland
2 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

There's cheap clean motels and cheap dirty motels. This motel was filthy. The soles of my feet were black after walking on the carpet barefoot! There has to be better selections than this in Ocean City.

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Thank Barry W
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015 via mobile

One of the last locations that still had vacancies 3 days before the holiday weekend. It was definitely a beach MOTEL and location of the grounds is what made it tolerable for the length of the stay. The one thing that did bother me was the extremely musty smell when we first went in the room, luckily we were prepared... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 via mobile

I arrived today and had some work to do on my computer and guess what no wi-fi. I asked for help earlier in the day the lady at the counter was more interested in her Skype chat. I asked again at night and they didn't know what was going. My work couldn't get done and no attempt to help me!

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Linthicum Heights, Maryland
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4 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

I got a flat tire while in Ocean City on the last day of my stay at the Princess Bayside (I'll review that hotel too) and so I attempted to stay here so I could get my tire fixed in the morning and avoid driving home on a donut. This place was the only place within one hour of Ocean... More 

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Springfield, Missouri
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Absolutely most Disgusting Vile BUG infested motel ever. Cannot believe OCEAN CITY LICENSES AND INSPECTIONS allow this dump to operate. MOLD,BUGS ,ABSOLUTE FILTH with horrible service...Would like to file class action lawsuit with other victims of these crooks...Grandkids couldnt use bathroom due to disgusting conditions...Stay as far away as possible...

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