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“Everybody -- from the restaurant servers to the housekeeper...” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Howard Johnson Oceanfront Plaza Hotel

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Howard Johnson Oceanfront Plaza Hotel
2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   1109 Atlantic Avenue, Ocean City, MD 21842   |  
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Ranked #18 of 107 hotels in Ocean City
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013

I lived in oc for many years and when I return for vacation or just to visit I will be staying here from now on!!! The room was BEAUTIFUL!! The bed was so comfy all the furnishings were amazing and the view from our oceanfront balcony was the best! I really enjoyed the indoor pool and hottub as well as the fireplace in the lobby. The staff was extremely friendly and helpful. we rented bikes to ride on the boardwalk right outside the door. I want to say thanks for another wonderful stay.

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  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2012

We decided to attend the Winterfest of Lights with our mentally handicapped grandson. They were absolutely beautiful and worth the entire 2-day trip. We chose to stay at Howard Johnson because we especially like the location and we had stayed there on a previous vacation.

We were very disappointed that we couldn't use the "heated" pool and spa as the boiler had broken that week and was scheduled to be repaired the day before we left for home.

Our other issue was the location of our room (Room 302) which was located directly above the bistro. There was no problem on Thursday evening as the bistro didn't open until Friday evening. The smell from the brick oven pizza permeated up through our room and prevented us from getting to sleep for quite some time. The smell was so strong, it almost made us sick. We were thinking of requesting another room, however, it would have been very inconvenient to repack everything when we were actually leaving the next morning. So we endured the smell and finally fell asleep after about 3 to 4 hours.

If we stay there in the future, we will request a room in another location.

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service

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Additional Information about Howard Johnson Oceanfront Plaza Hotel

Address: 1109 Atlantic Avenue, Ocean City, MD 21842
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Location: United States > Maryland > Ocean City
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#10 On the Beach Hotel in Ocean City
#14 Family Hotel in Ocean City
#18 Romantic Hotel in Ocean City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Howard Johnson Oceanfront Plaza Hotel 2.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
We are a 90 room hotel located in the middle of the famous Ocean City Boardwalk. We are in close proximity of any amenity you could want. Walk right out our front door to the beautiful Ocean City beach! You’re not just a guest with us, your family! ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel
Howard Johnson Plaza Ocean City Md
Howard Johnson Ocean City
Ocean City Howard Johnson

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