After reading all of the bad reviews for this hotel, I became really nervous after my mother told me that was where she booked her room for our family vacation. My husband and I booked an Efficiency with a King Sized Bed. The rates were pretty reasonable for peak season (July 29-31).
On the way to the hotel my mother received a call from the hotel stating that there had been some matience issues and they were unable to use the room, but they were offering them a free upgrade to the Quality Inn on 16th. My mother wanted us all to stay together so the hotel accommodated us and moved someone else. Upon entering the staff was friendly, the lobby, indoor heated pool, and the jacuzzi were all clean. We stayed in room 230 on the second floor. The room was spotless and newly renovated. The hallway outside of our room smelled like trash , but we were located directly above the Jonah and the Whale dumpsters and as long as it didn't enter our room I didn't care. The bed was incredibly comfortable and the mattress was new! Our balcony was gigantic and it was located right on the end of a row of rooms. SO when you walked out you literally had the best view of the beach. We spent most of our time on the balcony watching the ocean, it was beautiful. If I knew we could come back and get that room I would absolutely return. My mothers room was on the opposite side of the hotel and it was not renovated. I think a lot of the bad reviews are for the non renovated rooms. If you do plan on staying here bring your own pillows, theirs were definately need of replacement.
We had never been to OC before so we were not sure where our hotel played in the scheme of things. I did not like how we were located at the end of the boardwalk and had to hoof it to get to m
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Flagship Oceanfront is perfect for the budget minded family seeking a great value right on the beach! All of our rooms are air-conditioned and share a walkway balcony. During the day, take a swim in our 10ft. deep pool or find your spot on the beach for a day spent soaking up the sun. At night, leave your car parked and let the boardwalk tram take you down into the heart of the action. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Flagship Hotel Ocean City