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Barefoot Mailman

#16 35th Street - Oceanside, Ocean City, MD 21842
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Ranked #15 of 107 hotels in Ocean City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Lawrence S Berkley, Michigan
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Berkley, Michigan
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My companion and I stayed here for three days in July and I have to say this is one the best efficiencies I've ever stayed at. The hotel looks plain from the outside but the room is really nice and the kitchenette was great. New appliances including a two burner halogen cooktop and a microwave/convection/range hood. Pots and pans were... More

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Owings, Maryland, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel was in a great location, within walking distance of pizza, sushi, and a great little restaurant. The beach was just a few steps away. The rooms were clean, the beds were comfortable and the cleaning staff was awesome. The place was also extremely quiet. Rooms were a little pricey but I was in a pinch with my 4... More

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Merrifield, Virginia
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17 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We chose this hotel because it was the most affordable option that would allow us to bring our dog. The hotel is old and it looks old but the rooms and pool are clean. The staff was friendly and the beach is only one block away. I think the price should have been cheaper. Would I choose this hotel again?... More

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Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

this was our third trip to the barefoot mailman, they are truly pet friendly, our dogs will not walk past the office without stopping in for a treat from one of the front desk people, the rooms are very clean and the king sized bed is better than the one we have at home. anything that I have ever asked,... More

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State college pa
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014 via mobile

First time at the barefoot mailman with my family and my dog! From the moment of arrival the front desk staff were incredibly helpful and playful with our dog including giving him treats! We arrived to our room and were greeted by not a pet smell but a lovely clean fresh smell. Beds are super comfy! This will definitely not... More

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Richmond Hill, New York
5 reviews 5 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Stayed at this hotel for a weekend getaway. Ocean City is a great place to visit however; do not stay at this hotel. The staff was very rude and the receptionist couldn't be more difficult. We stood out because "we aren't the typical race around us" and I strongly believe this is why we were treated differently. I would never... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Went to this place as a Team for Ocean City Car Show 2014. From the moment we walked in this place we was treated different from the guest that was in front of us and the guests that came in after us. The gentlemen at the front desk requested a valid picture ID from each of us otherwise none of... More

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Annapolis, Maryland
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

I agree with many of the other reviews. This is an ideal place to stay when traveling with dogs; the pet fee is only $10, very accessible areas to walk your dog with plenty of poo bags, and many other friendly pet owners staying at the motel. The staff couldn't have been more friendly and hospitable. The location is also... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Stayed for a long weekend during Sun Fest at the Barefoot Mailman and could not have asked for more. Great location, extremely pet friendly, and very clean. I don't think there is a thing they could do to improve. Best dog friendly hotel bar none!

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Saint Leonard, Maryland
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

It is the cleanest pet friendly hotel I have ever been to. The staff is so friendly and effective in their work. The rooms are very well equipped and absolutely odor free. The Hotel is within walking distance to restaurants and a mini-mart and the beach. The pool was cleaned every morning we were there.

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Address: #16 35th Street - Oceanside, Ocean City, MD 21842
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Location: United States > Maryland > Ocean City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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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 Wheelchair access
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#9 On the Beach Hotel in Ocean City #13 Family Hotel in Ocean City #13 Romantic Hotel in Ocean City #15 Top resorts Hotel in Ocean City
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Welcome to the Barefoot Mailman Motel. Our ideal oceanside location is conveniently located just 5 blocks from the Convention Center and eight blocks from Ocean City's famous boardwalk. Our rooms are clean and inviting, and the staff is warm and friendly. We are pet friendly. ... more   less 
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