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An Inn on the Ocean

1001 Atlantic Ave., Ocean City, MD 21842
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Ranked #3 of 17 Ocean City B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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37 reviews 37 reviews
8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

I always read the reviews carefully - especially the poor reviews. For this stay I read some older reviews about the rooms not being well maintained. I thought that since they were older reviews that the inn keepers would've fixed. I was wrong. The bathroom floor in one room was coming up. In the more expensive room the molding was... More 

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Washington D.C.
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6 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

This is the only oceanfront B & B in O.C. Very nicely set up with two oceanfront rooms (Expensive in the summer..Perfect for winter ocean watching) and 4 other rooms off the ocean. All rooms with new bathrooms (ours had a Jacuzzi tub) and nicely furnished. Very nice front parlor and dining room. Vickie was so sweet and serves a... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia, United States
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38 reviews 38 reviews
12 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We've visited this B & B twice and can't wait to go back. The location is outstanding right in the heart of the boardwalk yet you don't feel like a sardine in a cheap Boardwalk hotel. The rooms are very nice and well kept, the owners are kind and inviting, and the food - amazing! My one tip would be... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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74 reviews 74 reviews
22 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

We just finished our Thanksgiving stay at the Inn. The owners were very responsive via e-mail and I was able to ask questions to them beforehand. Vicki was very welcoming throughout our visit and I saw maybe three people helping her throughout the time we were there. Her husband is honestly, a bit grumpy and I think unable to do... More 

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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 hotel reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

A charming respite on the boardwalk in Ocean City, Maryland. Old fashioned rooms and hospitality. Vicky is a fabulous cook. I've been coming to the inn a long time and each time I'm amazed of her breakfast creations. You don't even know you are on a busy, bustling boardwalk except when you lounge in the wicker rocking chairs on the... More 

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15 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

We stayed for three nights in the Oceana Suite which looks over the boardwalk. Beautiful views of the Atlantic Sunrise. Vicki was fabulous, very accommodating and kind. Her breakfasts were incredibly good and she was very attentive to my husband's special diet. There is always fresh coffee available (both made by Vicki and a Keurig) and cookies in the afternoons.... More 

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

A classic B&B located right on the Ocean City Boardwalk just a half mile north of the major attractions. Every attention was given to making the stay pleasant, relaxing and enjoyable. Bicycles and lawn chairs available for the asking to take full advantage of the boardwalk and beach. The breakfast and afternoon cookies are something to look forward to.

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Harrisburg, PA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

The Inn on the Ocean was, by far, the best place I have ever stayed in the 58 years I have been coming to Ocean City. Our hosts, Vicki and Charlie Barrett, provided us with elegance and comfort, indulgence and nostalgia in an adults-olny setting right on the Boardwalk. Our room, the Veranda Room, was beautiful and comfortable with excellent... More 

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We visit Ocean City Maryland every year and 2 of us fly cross country from California each year. We are great friends- all registered nurses- and we were looking for something with more character and we have to be on the boardwalk, ocean front- and this was it! Great views, incredible service with all the amenities- beach towels, beach chairs,... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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35 reviews 35 reviews
14 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

I had a day to myself before meeting up with friends, so stayed at the BEAUTIFUL Inn on the Ocean. Loved the house and its furnishings. I stayed in the first floor Victorian Room and it couldn't have been any nicer. Loved the warm cookies in the afternoon and the yummy Eastern Shore breakfast that Vicki provided in the morning... More 

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