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Sahara Motel

Oceanfront at 19th Street, Ocean City, MD 21842
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Manchester, Maryland, United States
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is our second year staying at the Sahara. You simply cannot beat the price for an ocean front room in Ocean City in the summer time. Last year, we stayed in the West Building. This year we stayed 3rd floor Ocean Front. Both rooms were similar-2 double beds and a bathroom. Window air conditioning unit. The rooms were clean... More 

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Elkton, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Sahara is an older place but is very well appointed. Very nice rooms. Excellent staff. Very friendly and accommodating. The café on the property has great food. Very reasonably priced if you're on a budget. My husband and I have stayed here the past few summers and have just returned home yesterday from our stay there. Very nice side... More 

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Essex, Maryland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

It had been several years since we stayed at the Sahara and I guess we have been spoiled by nicer hotels in the interim. We stayed in the West building. Pros: Quick check-in, friendly staff; Quick to respond when we couldn't get the hair dryer to work and needed late maid service; Close to boardwalk and Sahara Cafe, which serves... More 

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Reading
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I loved our stay! Perfect location with easy beach and boardwalk access! Dunkin donuts and wine place is right behind the hotel too.... :) There are also two pools with shade. Staff is very nice. Sahara cafe is a great place for breakfast.

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Bel Air, Maryland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The room is loaded with bed bugs. The response that the hotel had was like they know they have a problem with these nasty little things. Bite marks all over. Check your room and then check it once more. You do not want to take home these kinds of pets. Find another place to stay.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second year at the Sahara, and it was another great stay. We were, again, in a third floor-ocean front room...the view does not disappoint. The rooms are clean, well maintained and the staff is cordial and friendly. No, this isn't a room full of amenities, but you definitely get your money's worth. My husband and I don't... More 

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Albany ny
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a Great time there. Staff was very Nice, room was clean and the location is very Good boardwalk right There, stores restaurants all in walking distance, pool was clean and enjoyed it very much, would go back again. We stay on the bottom floor but if you stay on2nd or 3 rd there is a elevator. If you can't... More 

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Monroe, Connecticut
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for the second year in a row...perfect location namd very affordable freinly staff...stay in.the west building it has the biggest and easiest lot to park in the other buildings are fine but it is hard to park those lots are smaller.we will be back

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went with our friends and between the four us the room was very affordable and the location was great. We didnt spend much time in the room because we were out doing things but the room was just enough. It's exactly what a motel in Ocean City would be like (two beds and a functional bathroom). Its not a... More 

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Pine Grove, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been staying at the Sahara for 5 years. This has always been my favorite place to vacation. If you stay oceanfront you can watch the waves morning and night. It's also a great location to people watch. It's literally 10 yards to the sand. This year it was very well maintained and very clean.

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