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Oceanfront at 19th Street, Ocean City, MD 21843
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Sahara Motel
Ranked #47 of 107 hotels in Ocean City
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My family of 4 stayed here 8/5-8/6. It was a last minute trip/change of plans as were were supposed to go to OC the 7th - 8th, but a death in the family changed our plans. So we headed to the beach with no particular plan or hotel booked. Upon our arrival we just drove up the street stopping at... More

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Martinsburg, WV
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is our third year staying here. We really like the location, on the quiet end of the boardwalk. The rooms are standard, but I do like having the fridge, microwave and hair dryer in the room. Like that they have two pools, and a nice cafe on the property. Rooms are clean, staff is friendly.

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Clear Spring
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My family has stayed at Sahara every year for several years. We have never had any issues, the staff have always been pleasant and our rooms have always been clean, plus we like having the fridge and microwave. We have stayed in both the tower and oceanfront/oceanview rooms.Sahara is close to everything for us. There are so many high dollar... More

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Tannersville
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Sahara for 6 days in the Tower building. Everyone was super friendly. The room was clean, and the shower actually had great water pressure for once. It was a standard no frills type of room., but we always go back to Sahara and have never had a bad experience.

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Pennsylvania
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our first room had water damaged on door and mold on wall. Also hair on tub and in the mini refrigerator. We complained about the water damage and got another room. Our second room had hair on bathroom sink and the tiolet wouldn't flush. Both rooms had a odor. This motel is out dated and dirty!!!!

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Gaithersburg, Maryland
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Sahara between July 27 and July 30. We have stayed there many times in the past and always found it completely satisfactory. This time we reserved three rooms in the tower building, one for ourselves and one for each of our adult children and their families. Everyone was completely satisfied. The rooms were very clean and... More

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j w, General Manager at Sahara Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for the review above! We are very happy that both you and the rest of your family enjoyed the stay with us! Our staff works very hard to be as accommodating as possible, so we are delighted to hear that you received and appreciated the prompt and courteous service during your stay. We make upgrades to our properties... More

Chambersburg, PA
2 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

HONEST REVIEW... Recently stayed at Sahara Motel (Last week of July) We have stayed here before, so I knew what we were getting into. Our pre-reserved room was in West Building 3rd floor, as requested by myself. Upon check in, front desk staff was very friendly and helpful. Our room was well cooled upon entering, plenty of towels, fridge did... More

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j w, General Manager at Sahara Motel, responded to this review

We are so pleased you had another great stay with us at The Sahara Motel! We all work very hard to ensure the best possible stay for our guests and try to make the property as family oriented and affordable as possible. We look forward to seeing you again soon! More

Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

stayed at Sahara tower building 7/19-7/22 first let me stay when we got there and checked into our room there was no toilet paper in the bath room, we did call front desk and they did bring some , the bathroom door always got stuck also this motel seemed like a big under age drinking fest ,their where cigarette buts... More

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Kew Gardens, New York
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Stayed here for 3 nights. Wouldn't ever come back! Charge you a quarter to use the ice machine, no coffee pot, no box of tissues, and the pillows are the flattest I've ever used! They tell you they have free WiFi, but that's a lie. It doesn't exist and when you ask them about it, they give you the run-around.... More

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j w, General Manager at Sahara Motel, responded to this review

Sorry to hear you were unable to figure out how to access our free Wi-Fi, with so many people trying to access it on a daily basis, we do sometimes hear of a person having trouble with the log-on. We are happy however that you did find value in both the location and the cleanliness of the property. We do... More

Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Front desk was very pleasant. Rooms are nice and clean. No musty smell. Pool was clean, cold at first getting in. Room service came in daily to make beds and replenish towels. They have oceanfront rooms and 2 outside pools. Would stay here again. Right at boardwalk, Layton's restaurant, Burger King, Mc Donald's. Perfect location!

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j w, Manager at Sahara Motel, responded to this review

Thank you, Jennifer S., for your review. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us at the Sahara. Hope to see you again! More

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Address: Oceanfront at 19th Street, Ocean City, MD 21843
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Location: United States > Maryland > Ocean City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Sahara Hotel Ocean City
Sahara Ocean City

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