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Newport News
Reviewed July 6, 2015 via mobile

Went down for the 4th of July weekend. The hotel was pricey and lacked many normal accommodations like tissues and hair dryer. The shower didn't even have hot water kept changing temperatures and so tacky that we had a key to control the air if removed the air stops. Staff at the desk was nice but the cleaning staff was...

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5Thank Danielle C
Reviewed June 27, 2015 via mobile

I just recently stayed here. I was a little concerned with reading some of the reviews but they b proved to be wrong..the staff was nice on all shifts,hotel was clean inside and out and no cigarette butt laying around...it really was a pleasant stay and definitely will stay again..ohhh very kid friendly great pool

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5Thank Jaime P
Maryland
Reviewed June 22, 2015

Checked in late on a Thursday night. It was after midnight so I called ahead to inform them I was running a bit late. The phone etiquette of the young lady who took my call was very pleasant and professional. Upon my arrival the gentleman who was working the Night Shift at the front desk was pleasant and helpful by...

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9Thank Smit-tee
Reviewed May 18, 2015 via mobile

The best part about my stay here was when I got to return my keys and leave... Should've been a sign when I was checking in and the staff refused to let a man on the phone cancel... The rooms smell musty, until you mistakenly turn the a/c over to heat at 2am, then your room can smell like burnt...

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12Thank Shautzy43
COLUMBIA, PA
Reviewed May 14, 2015 via mobile

Stayed here from Sunday May 10-13 2015. Staff was friendly nice part of town close to beach. This is part of the Purnell properties that own Sun N Fun and Spinnaker Motel. The interior could use updated. Holes in some spots electrical outlets are lose can hardly plug anything in. My biggest issues were when we got to our room...

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Reviewed March 5, 2015 via mobile

A few weeks before this long weekend trip to OCMD, I was looking online for the best value I could find. I had a strict $600 budget for our 3-night stay. Because we'd stayed there before, I decided to call the Thunderbird Beach Motel to see if they had anything with that budget. I was told yes, they did. I...

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7Thank Anbarkman0
troypurn, Owner at Thunderbird Beach Motel, responded to this review

Certainly sorry to hear you feel you were lied to or taken advantage of. Our goal is that every guest has a great experience staying at the Thunderbird. It is unfortunate that you waited until March of the following year to bring this to our attention but would like to discuss it and hopefully resolve exactly what happened. Please contact...

Scranton, Pennsylvania
Reviewed September 23, 2014

My boyfriend and I, along with his younger brother booked a room here for the Cruise In car shows. The location isn't bad, it's right on the water but being May, we didn't spend too much time out there anyways. The room was decent - no bugs, beds were fine and comfy. When we first arrived, there was an ear...

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3Thank Tk B
McAlisterville, Pennsylvania
Reviewed September 3, 2014

Obviously, this hotel/motel isn't a 5 star resort, however it also never claimed to be. This was exactly what we were looking for when we planned our beach trip. The room was clean, comfortable, affordable, as well as close to the beach. Staff was very courteous. The room was a little outdated, however that didn't effect its ability to do...

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3Thank Adam W
Ocean City, Maryland
Reviewed August 25, 2014

This place was horrible. We chose it because we had a dog. It's smelly and they say newly renovated - but that is if you are living in the 60's. Dump. The rooms with dogs are the pitts. They have a very stringent refund policy, also. Ruined our vacation.

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troypurn, Manager at Thunderbird Beach Motel, responded to this review

You must be talking about another motel. We do not allow pets at the Thunderbird Beach Motel.

Pennsylvania
Reviewed August 22, 2014

Pros: Price Location to the beach Location to attractions (Jolly Rogers is only 2 blocks away!) Staff and management are both very friendly and helpful Maid service and maintenance are on the ball King-Size bed with clean sheets Fridge is a nice size and had a freezer big enough to fit our grocery bag-sized Packit to refreeze for the trip...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Thunderbird Beach Motel is a quaint 63 room motel located in the downtown area of Ocean City, MD. It is on the East side of Baltimore Avenue. Rooms come standard with 2 double beds, mini fridge, microwave, color/cable TV, and Free Wi-Fi. There are also King Rooms available, which contain one King sized bed, with a pull out sofa, and flatscreen TV. There is an outdoor heated swimming pool on site, and is a 30 second walk to the beach! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Thunderbird Beach Motel

Address: 3110 Baltimore Ave, Ocean City, MD 21842-3398
Location: United States > Maryland > Ocean City
Price Range: $87 - $247 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Thunderbird Beach Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 63
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Also Known As:
Thunderbird Beach Hotel Ocean City
Hotel Style:
#39 On the Beach Hotel in Ocean City
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“Ask for a top floor to avoid hearing noises above, below and next to you”
491zachz, Jun 22, 2016 | Read review
“If you have issues with stairs, call the hotel directly and ask for a room on the first floor. If you don't want to drive a lot, or are planning on spending a lot of time on the boardwalk, this may not be the right choice for you.”
JustUs924, Aug 22, 2014 | Read review
“check into other hotels.....”
308patr, Aug 3, 2014 | Read review
“upper floors, although no elevators, only because the parking lot is most of the property.”
chirpie53, Jul 27, 2014 | Read review
“Book your trips early.”
terryh75, Jul 8, 2014 | Read review
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