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Sandaway Waterfront Lodging

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103 West Strand Road, Oxford, MD 21654
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 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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Woburn, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed at Sandaway for the Eagleman Triathlon (June 12-15). It was about 20 minutes from the race, and I found it to be the perfect getaway. We had a suite on the second floor overlooking the pristine lawn and the water. The room while a bit dated, but VERY clean and comfortable. I loved the screened... More 

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Sandaway, Owner at Sandaway Waterfront Lodging, responded to this review

Dear Kristin L, Loved your review. We are so glad that so many triathlon athletes elect to stay with us every year. We are very protective of the property so it is always quiet here. Sandaway is located on such a magnificent piece of property and we love keeping it as pristine as we can for our guests. We do... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We really didn't know what to expect other than the water, peace and serenity of sunrises and romantic sunsets. I was disappointed it rained throughout the duration BUT we walked in it nonetheless! I must say that Sandaway is the loveliest anniversary we have spent in our15 years of marriage. We were met with incredible hospitality throughout our stay. We... More 

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Sandaway, Assistant to the Innkeeper at Sandaway Waterfront Lodging, responded to this review

Dear Tia H, Thank you so much for your review. We strive daily in our efforts to meet the expectations of our guests, so we are thrilled to have met your standards. Congratulations on your 15 years of marriage. Hoping next year when you return you will be able to experience better weather with more sunshine and less rain. Thank... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for our 20th anniversary. The view from room 109 is breathtaking! Very peaceful, and even on a hot day the breeze from the river made it feel great. There's not a lot to do in Oxford, so if you need adventure, look somewhere else. If you need to unwind and get away from it all... This is your... More 

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Sandaway, Manager at Sandaway Waterfront Lodging, responded to this review

Dear David O, We are so happy to know you had a great 20th anniversary celebration stay at Sandaway! Yes, the views are wonderful from the Deluxe Waterfront Suite with private porch that you stayed in. The employee you mentioned is just such a great man, and I am glad you got to meet him. We look forward to seeing... More 

Silver Spring, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in a lovely 1st floor room with a private screened porch overlooking the water. The room was charming and the property well maintained. The Inn put us in contact with a local masseuse who arranged a couples massage outdoors on the porch during a beautiful thunderstorm! We visited a couple of local restaurants both within walking distance. This... More 

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Sandaway, Assistant to the Innkeeper at Sandaway Waterfront Lodging, responded to this review

Kim thanks for your terrific review. We work hard to maintain our property and amenities for the pleasure of our guests and we are absolutely delighted you enjoyed the charm & relaxation Sandaway has to offer. Again thanks for your feedback and we hope to see you again soon. Brittany Assistant to the Innkeeper More 

Kennett Square, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent this past Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday in an upstairs water view suite with an amazing bathroom and screened in porch. The room was lovely...the linens amazing and the sofas and chairs as comfy as can be. Our bathroom had a free standing bath tub that was just right for soaking. We both loved the surprises in the breakfast... More 

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Sandaway, Owner at Sandaway Waterfront Lodging, responded to this review

Dear pattyden2, So nice to hear you liked Beach View Loft Suite. We are glad you were pleased with all we have to offer here at Sandaway. Walking into town to nearby restaurants is always a plus for guests. Next time you come you might like having breakfast at the Robert Morris Inn and getting 20% off. Hope to see... More 

Mount Laurel, New Jersey
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed our two night stay and would highly recommend the room with waterfront view with private porch. The views of the river were beautiful, such a serene and tranquil setting. Enjoyed strolling in Oxford. Our breakfast basket each morning was filled with decadent goodies. Hosts hospitable and friendly.

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Sandaway, Owner at Sandaway Waterfront Lodging, responded to this review

Dear Unclefloyd1, We are always happy to read a wonderful review as that is what we want our guests to experience. Sandaway and Oxford are special places and we are happy we can share all this with guests like yourselves who appreciate it so much. Thank you, Wendy Gibson owner More 

Doorwerth, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Oxford is awesome , a jewel at the Chesapeake East Shore . Sandeway is a beautifull manor , waterfront . Rooms have an own porch and great beds . A minus is the unpersonal reception , by the owner . Sit down and show your creditcard it what she expresses . Incl taxes the bill is 310 $ for a... More 

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Sandaway, Owner at Sandaway Waterfront Lodging, responded to this review

Dear Leonard3007, In response to your review I am so glad you liked Sandaway. I remember everything about your visit as I checked you in and spoke to you as you were leaving. You had a choice of two rooms and you choose the 2nd floor with a king bed. Since you did not have an advance reservation, I merely... More 

NYC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

My boyfriend and I wanted to get away for just one night over Memorial Day Weekend, normally there is a two night minimum for this weekend. I emailed the inn two days before the weekend, and it turns out they had a room open and so allowed us to stay for one night in the Beach View Loft for $299,... More 

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Sandaway, Owner at Sandaway Waterfront Lodging, responded to this review

Dear travel359, I want to thank you for your lovely review. The beach view loft is an unusually large suite and because of renovations to the Victorian building we created as many porches for guests as possible, thus some we call some "detached porches". We are glad you liked the Robert Morris Inn for dinner. We get great reviews from... More 

Chester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

The Sandaway is such a relaxing place. We had a lovely room and could just wander onto the grass. An osprey liked to sit in the tree right outside and sat there eating a fish one morning. The porch was nice to sit in, or we could sit in the chairs on the lawn. Lovely sunsets. We had the hreakfast... More 

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Sandaway, Owner at Sandaway Waterfront Lodging, responded to this review

Dear Annie3974, We just saw your review this beautiful Memorial Day. We are so pleased that you loved your stay and took the time to share that. Yes we are lucky we live close to the Blackwater Reserve. It is a pleasure to keep maintaining Sandaway so that we can share this with guests like yourselves. We look forward to... More 

Melbourne Beach, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

I enjoyed two days kayaking right from the beach at Sandaway. You can kayak for miles on the Tred Avon. There are harbors to explore in Oxford and fantastic homemade ice cream at Highland Creamery. Schooners had the best crab cake that I've had in years.There is an adorable car ferry next door that will carry you to Bellevue and... More 

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Sandaway, Owner at Sandaway Waterfront Lodging, responded to this review

Dear PaulaL888, Loved your kayak review. Many guests arrive with their own kayaks, although they can be rented right in Oxford. So glad you liked your 3rd floor suite with a first floor private porch. Oh, and the Highland Creamery icecream is rated the best in Maryland. Hurry back! The river is calling you. Best, Wendy Gibson owner More 

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