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Sahara Motel

Oceanfront at 19th Street, Ocean City, MD 21842
Sahara Motel
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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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Seaford, Delaware
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed pool side on the third floor. It's an older place but you can tell they have really kept up with renovations. The bathroom looked brand new and was very clean. The overall room was clean and comfortable. The staff was all super nice. The pool was very clean and refreshing, didn't notice any "chemical smell" like most pools.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very friendly staff, great price, clean rooms. We had a group in the room above us playing loud music very late our first night. They were already aware and taking care of it when I called to address the issue. Not the most extravagant hotel in OC but it has to be one of the best for the price. We... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Theft from room by a maid or someone with a key card, AIRSHOW WEEK. Maids will still enter your room with a DO NOT DISTURB SIGN ON THE DOOR. when you are gone. Theft was Viewed on dash cam. So called Management told me not to come back. after 15yrs of staying there. They cancelled my July 4th trip.Even though... More 

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

Mr Bitner - As both the police and we have discussed with you NUMEROUS times and is noted in the police report, there was NOTHING taken from your room. We audited the electronic room lock and NO ONE entered your room except you during your stay. The tape you claim to have and provided to the police contains nothing (in... More 

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dc
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72 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

everything was clean - but i'd recommend bringing your own sheets. they didnt fit the mattress and had to be double wrapped (stealing from the other double bed in order to do so). the restaurant is really great for diner food.

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

This is my favorite vacation location. I've stayed here for 5 years. Oceanfront rooms overlook the boardwalk and have an awesome view of the beach. I seriously want to never leave. Sometimes there is sand in the carpet...this time the rooms were immaculate. Parking is tight, but there are plenty of spots. The front desk staff is very nice. If... More 

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

Hi cj542015 - Thank you so much for the great review above. We are thrilled to hear that you've been so happy your stays over the past 5 years, and look forward to helping make your stay excellent for years to come! More 

Riverhead, NY
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We wanted an oceanfront room this year for our 40th. wedding anniversary. We liked the reviews and got an oceanfront room at the Sahara. Price was right, the room was clean and the view from our third floor balcony was priceless.We were right on the boardwalk. The staff was friendly and took good care of the rooms and property. The... More 

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

Hi Postman948 – We are thrilled that you chose The Sahara for wedding anniversary stay and that you had such a great time. We greatly appreciate your kind words above, and hope that you do come back to visit us again soon. More 

Latrobe, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Have stayed at this hotel a few times before with no problems. The price and location are good, the room was clean. However, the rule for the quiet time for the hours of 8pm to 10am were not enforced. I can understand making noise until around 11pm, but after that there needs to be a quiet time for people trying... More 

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

Happy to hear that you had such great experiences and were happy with all of your prior stays. We do strive to keep our prices affordable and our housekeepers do a great job keeping rooms clean. It appears that your most recent stay was during the July 4th holiday, where the town is always very noisy due to the fireworks... More 

Salisbury, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

We stay from time to time at the Sahara Motel. We don't travel far, only about 30 minutes. We decided we wanted to see the OC Air Show this year from an Ocean Front room. The price was reasonable and view could not have been better. Private balcony to enjoy the show! The Sahara consistently does a fantastic job. The... More 

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Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Well let's start before I even got to OCMD the sent me a second conformation e-mail to make sure I knew my room was going to be there , and to me that speaks loudly to me as a class 1 operation . To start about the Hotel it was clean and was near the boardwalk , both things are... More 

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

We are thrilled and grateful for the kind words above. Our whole staff works hard to ensure that your stay with us is as easy and enjoyable as possible! We look forward to providing the same great service again next year! More 

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

We stayed at the Sahara for our 30th Anniversary. The rooms were very clean and everything was in working order, the staff was very friendly. Our room was in the Tower Building, which had a convenient elevator, and a 30 second walk to the Boardwalk. We had a great view of the Ocean City Airshow. We will be back next... More 

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

Hi- We are delighted to hear that we helped make your 30th Anniversary a memorable trip and look forward to hosting you and your family again next year! More 

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