We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
$25 Amazon.com Gift Card Get yours when you book a hotel on TripAdvisor and review your stay!

Francis Scott Key Family Resort

Travelers' Choice award winner
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for best prices
powered by PriceFinder
1 room
Check In Check Out
Please enter your travel dates to continue
Check Availability
Book on
or compare prices from up to 200 sites including:
Professional photos
Francis Scott Key Family Resort
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers","shims"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","shims":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'shims'))"}},"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

938 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 932: English reviews
Level Contributor
3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My family has been making Ocean City our small vacation spot for 5 years now. We usually stay in another hotel but decided to give FSK a try. It got of to a bad start when I tried to initially book the room. The website was advertising one price however each time I went to check out it changes to... More 

Helpful?
Thank Brenee W
Lititz, Pennsylvania
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was a great resort to stay at. The rooms were very clean, the amenities for our children were wonderful! We also really enjoyed the shuttle that would take you to and from the beach / boardwalk! We would definitely stay here again. The only complaint we would have is that the noise from the other guests in their rooms... More 

Helpful?
Thank ekbinny4
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Had a good time. Place is awesome for kids. Rooms were a little dated but cleaner then most hotels. Would never have to leave the resort if the food was better. That was the only downfall for our stay. Visited the diner for lunch on our first day and was very disappointed. The service was slow, the food was not... More 

Helpful?
Thank Kim R
fskinoc, Owner at Francis Scott Key Family Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for you honest comments! We do believe in giving great service, product and value in all areas of our resort and it is disappointing when we do not hit the mark. Not to make excuses but we have lost staff members in the Diner going back to college and we are a little short handed with some new... More 

A TripAdvisor Member
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Always a great time!! We do a short family vacation there every year and FSK always lines our 3 rooms up. My parents stay with myself, husband and 4 & 7 year old in one room (pull out couch & two beds) my mother uses a walk so we always do the ranch room (401) that building has a ramp.... More 

Helpful?
Thank A TripAdvisor Member
fskinoc, Owner at Francis Scott Key Family Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much Barbara for you great review! Our Tikki cups are a great value and we love when our guests bring them back to use summer after summer! I will pass on you disappointment at the RT 50 Diner and hopefully we can hit the mark for your family next visit. We are always working on ways to... More 

1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great resort for children our kids loved the spray park and the indoor pool. We went once and never returned to the outdoor pool. It was really hot when we went maybe the lack of shade kept us away. The sun was brutal. Miniature golf course is great for 6 year olds. We stayed in the Ohio building second floor.... More 

Helpful?
Thank Kevin M
fskinoc, Owner at Francis Scott Key Family Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write! What a heat wave. In the twenty five years that my husband and I have been operating the Francis Scott Key Family Resort I can't remember a time when the heat was this extreme and continuous. A friend who has a Surf shop called Mailbu's on the boardwalk posted that the boardwalk... More 

California, MD
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Our family traveled to FSK 8/7/16-8/12/16. We have three girls (5, 3 and 3). We stayed in a ranch style room which was perfect for the 5 of us. We absolutely loved our stay. There was so much to do. The staff were friendly, food and drinks were great, pools were amazing. I can't say enough about this place. We... More 

Helpful?
Thank mkd20012001
fskinoc, Owner at Francis Scott Key Family Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write! Our vacation homes are very popular...so much so that we are building 8 new ones for 2017! We begin taking reservations on October 1 at 8am and the phones light up so call early! We love that your family enjoyed their stay! Sincerely Annemarie Dickerson Owner More 

Wrightsville
Level Contributor
11 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Had a great time with family at the FSK. Great location in OC MD. Great venue, has nice clean rooms, great staff, outdoor and indoor swimming pools and hot tubs, a children's splash pool, basketball, mini golf, fishing hole, free shuttle to OC boardwalk and much more. A very pleasant experience from check in to check out.

Helpful?
Thank 1JohnnyY1
fskinoc, Owner at Francis Scott Key Family Resort, responded to this review

Thank you... we feel like we do offer a great location! Our guests really do love our shuttles and one of my favorite things is seeing kids fishing at the pond! We hope to see you all again soon! Sincerely Annemarie Dickerson Owner More 

Palmyra, Pennsylvania
Level Contributor
16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were worried about staying in west ocean city, but it was so close to the bridge that the location ended up being great. We drove to the beach and boardwalk but there is a shuttle to take you there as well. The pools-both indoor and outdoor were awesome. The room is a little dated but overall we were happy.... More 

Helpful?
Thank Joann B
fskinoc, Owner at Francis Scott Key Family Resort, responded to this review

Thank you~ The rooms with kitchens are a guest favorite! We are so pleased that you would stay with us again... we know our guests have many choices and we appreciate your business! Sincerely Annemarie Dickerson Owner More 

1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Room was clean, and plenty of room for 6 of us.Beds were comfortable. Pools were super Fun.Had 4 kids with us who loved indoor and outdoor pools. Restaurant had nice variety on menu. With reasonable prices

Helpful?
Thank Lisa E
fskinoc, Owner at Francis Scott Key Family Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much! Our pools have been a bog hit with the heat wave we have been experiencing! We hope that we will see you family again soon! Sincerely Annemarie Dickerson Owner More 

York, Pennsylvania
Level Contributor
8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

1st staying at FSK, and it was a really nice time. The staff is really nice and hopeful. The indoor pool was great for getting out of the sun but still being able to let the kids swim. The shuttle FSK provides was really convenient. The shuttle drops you right off at Somerset Street which was great for an evening... More 

Helpful?
Thank Joseph B
fskinoc, Owner at Francis Scott Key Family Resort, responded to this review

We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us! The shuttle is one of our guests favorite amenities! We are close to the beach and boardwalk (1.5 ,miles) only 9 miles from Assateague , just 1/4 from incredible harborside restaurants and across the street from the Outlets! We look forward to your next visit! Sincerely Annemarie Dickerson Owner More 

Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

598 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveler Photos (228)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (65)
Viewed
Room/Suite (16)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (36)
Viewed
View from Room (4)
Viewed
Family/Play Areas (19)
Viewed
Dining (1)
Viewed
Bathroom (5)
Viewed
Other (82)

TripAdvisor Photos: Professional photos exclusively commissioned by TripAdvisor

Viewed
All TripAdvisor Photos (337)
Viewed
Amenities (121)
Viewed
Florida Building Room (59)
Viewed
Indoor Pool (50)
Viewed
Pennsylvania Building Room (PRE-RENOVATION) (44)
Viewed
Pool Bar (5)
Viewed
Dining (16)
Viewed
The Hotel (41)
Viewed
Vending Machines (1)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (33)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (9)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (7)
Viewed
Bathroom (2)
Viewed
Family/Play Areas (8)
Viewed
Dining (1)
Viewed
Business Center/Function Rooms (1)
Viewed
Room/Suite (1)
Viewed
Other (4)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travelers also viewed these Ocean City hotels
2.3 mi away
Dunes Manor Hotel & Suites
Dunes Manor Hotel & Suites
#2 of 107 in Ocean City
4.5 of 5 stars 1,659 reviews
2.5 mi away
Hilton Suites Ocean City Oceanfront
3.0 mi away
Hampton Inn & Suites Ocean City
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
1.7 mi away
Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Ocean City
1.9 mi away
Grand Hotel & Spa
Grand Hotel & Spa
#19 of 107 in Ocean City
3.5 of 5 stars 2,371 reviews
7.2 mi away
Holiday Inn Express Ocean City
Holiday Inn Express Ocean City
#25 of 107 in Ocean City
4.0 of 5 stars 336 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Airport Transportation
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Year-round family resort offering affordable rates and packages surrounded by many free amenities creating a unique, fun, memorable vacation trip and experience. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Francis Scott Key Family Resort

Address: 12806 Ocean Gtwy, Ocean City, MD 21842-9546
Location: United States > Maryland > Ocean City
Price Range: $87 - $225 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Francis Scott Key Family Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 232
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Booking.com, Odigeo and Agoda so you can book your Francis Scott Key Family Resort reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Francis Scott Key Family Hotel Ocean City
Francis Scott Key Motel
Francis Scott Key Hotel Ocean City Md
Hotel Style:
#1 Top resorts Hotel in Ocean City
#2 Family Hotel in Ocean City
#4 Best Value Hotel in Ocean City
#9 Romantic Hotel in Ocean City
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay