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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was scared to book this place after reading the reviews about Devon that works at the desk. But it was a last minute trip and they had rooms available at a great price! (we were going for Bike Week so everything was booked solid!) I guess I was lucky to have not encountered him, or they gave him off... More 

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Grafton, West Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

The Tides Motel is well situated, with a courteous, thorough staff, that was friendly and accommodating. The rooms are larger than typical rooms, and there was ample parking whatever the hour. It is reasonably priced, and will give your comfortable accommodations near great shops and eateries, all without taxing your wallet. Yes, it's a budget motel, but that is not... More 

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Thank Allison I
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016

If you are looking to stay in OCMD at a budget price, then you have found your destination. Recently updated rooms with new carpeting and bathrooms. Includes plastic lawn chairs in your room for sitting. Your basic efficiency room with a kitchenette. Kitchenette has full sized fridge, cook top, and your basic kitchen supplies. Unfortunately there is no oven included.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the tides motel. Thursday July 28 through Sunday the 31st. I have never stayed here before but had stayed at the beach mark motel in the past which is their sister hotel. I have to say I couldn't understand all the bad reviews. It isn't an expensive place so I don't know what someone would expect. The... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2016 via mobile

Bathroom needs to be cleaned in the corners near the tiles it's black and they need a new toilet paper holder very dirty... Loud parties doors slamming called front desk very helpful .... Also I believe there is mold near the ceiling tiles for the condensation ....Black spotted mold.. Maryland

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Elkton, Maryland, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

My wife and I stayed here for three nights in Mid July when we decided to stay further down the beach and avoid the boardwalk for a change. Immediately upon entering our room we noticed a musty smell that never went away for 3 days. We discovered part of the reason for it that evening when I took a blanket... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

Normally I never do this. But I felt that everybody needed to know that this is by far the worst place to ever stay at for a vacation. I have never been treated so rudely by anybody anywhere I have ever went. I asked a simple question about an email and was pretty much treated like an idiot. The rooms... More 

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Columbia, Maryland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2016

Dirty, fighting all night in the parking lot, people peeing in the street, foul language in the parking lot, slamming doors all night long. Kids everywhere, i will never stay there again. Went in the off season and expected it to be quiet, NOT! I would not reccommend to anyone, what a DUMP.

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Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

This is the third year we have visited the Tides Motel. We enjoy the friendly front desk staff and pleasant and efficient housekeeping staff.The rooms all have a full size refrigerator and stovetop, as well as a sink, coffeemaker and microwave. There are cooking pots and pans, as well as dishes. They even give you dish detergent and clean dish... More 

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Wheeling
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015 via mobile

Very nice motel for basic accommodations. The bathrooms are a little outdated but rooms are very clean. An excellent value and great centralized location. Just steps from the beach. The staff was very friendly and helpful! I would definitely stay here again.

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Tides Motel

Address: 7100 Coastal Hwy, Ocean City, MD 21842-2930
Location: United States > Maryland > Ocean City
Number of rooms: 54
Also Known As:
Tides Hotel Ocean City
Hotel Style:
#17 Family Hotel in Ocean City
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