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8 ways to choose the best Ocean City Maryland Hotels

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  1. You’re already here, so the search is just one click away. You can search by location and amenities.
  2. It’s easy to compare rates and availability plus there are deals to be had in every season.
  3. Ocean City is more than just hotels, you can choose motels or condo rentals if those suit you best.
  4. It’s the ultimate place for a destination wedding, with the beach for a backdrop and family-friendly diversions.
  5. You can celebrate education transitions during Senior Week, which has become a major rite of passage.
  6. It’s the perfect place for a golfing trip with courses that range in difficulty and price but include some of the best in the region.
  7. Ocean City is a pet friendly city in a pet friendly region.
  8. Ocean City hotels are really four  discrete destinations, Downtown, Midtown, Uptown, and West Ocean City with different pros and cons for staying.

Ocean City has more than 100 places to stay, ranging from the most luxurious suites with sweeping ocean views to basic motel rooms overlooking Coastal Highway. All these choices, mean there is an option regardless of your interests or budget. Many of the hotel rooms have kitchenettes, pools, exercise rooms, on-premise dining options and a wide array of other amenities to make your stay at the beach as relaxing as possible. To help you decide where you want to stay, we have broken down your options by location below. Don’t forget you can compare prices and amenities or reserve your room right now with our online booking and make sure you check out featured packages and coupons to save you money.

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Oceanfront Hotels in Ocean City, Maryland 

Hotels in Ocean City, Maryland
A panoramic view of the Grand Hotel.

Ocean City, Maryland has more than four miles of oceanfront hotels. Here, we’ll direct you to hotels where you can stay on the ocean. Each region of the Ocean City beachfront has a different personality. Stay downtown for a more active environment. Stay up north if you are here with your family and like a quieter environment. Finally, if you want to wake up and watch the sun rise over the Atlantic, check out all of Ocean City, Maryland’s oceanfront hotels.

Boardwalk Hotels in Ocean City, Maryland

Ocean City, Maryland’s award-winning boardwalk stretches more than 2.5 miles along the Atlantic Ocean. There are hotels that line the boardwalk, oceanfront hotels. There also are hotels within walking distance of Ocean City, MD’s famous boardwalk. All boardwalk hotels will be in the downtown Ocean City, Maryland area from the Ocean City inlet to 28th Street. Check out all of Ocean City, Maryland’s Boardwalk Hotels.

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Downtown Hotels — Inlet through 28th St.

Downtown equals the Boardwalk, and if you haven’t seen or visited Ocean City’s award winning Boardwalk you won’t fully understand until you get here. If you want nearby entertainment, access to the arcades, amusement parks, roller coaster, haunted house, Thrasher’s Fries, Dumser’s, Fisher’s Popcorn, the Frog Bar, Harrison’s Harbor Watch, or any of the other myriad shopping, entertainment, and dining venues, then downtown is where you want to stay. There are many hotels, motels, and apartments in the Downtown area of Ocean City if you want to stay amid all the action. You can find luxury properties like the Hilton or Courtyard by Marriott, great family or romantic getaway hotels like the Grand or Holiday Inn, or fun small hotels with great decks overlooking the Boardwalk like the Safari. The Park Place Hotel is family owned and gets some of the highest traveler reviews for hotels in Ocean City and the Dunes Manor was named Ocean City’s best hotel by TripAdvisor in 2014. Here’s the full listing of Downtown hotels and motels

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Grand Hotel & Spa

Dunes Manor Hotel

Seabonay Motel

Oceanic Motel

Commander Hotel & Suites

Park Place Hotel

Hilton Hotel & Suites

Flagship Oceanfront Hotel

Howard Johnson Oceanfront Inn

Days Inn Oceanfront

Spinnaker Motel

Coastal Inn

Econo Lodge Oceanfront

Safari Motel

Parrot Lagoon

Americana Hotel

Crystal Beach Hotel

Sahara Motel Ocean Front

Midtown Ocean City Maryland Hotels

Places to stay from the end of the Boardwalk to the 61st Street

Midtown hotels and motels offer quieter stays than their Downtown counterparts as well as quicker access to the many famous the most bars and restaurants in Ocean City. Still near enough the Boardwalk for easy access by foot or bike, but distant enough that you only have to get caught up in it by choice. The Convention Center on 40th Street, with its new Performing Arts Center is the hub of a lot of activity in Ocean City, making midtown the ideal location for anyone attending events there. If you don’t want the noise and activity of the Boardwalk, but still want to be close to Seacrets, the Convention Center, and other Ocean City hot spots, midtown is a great place to start your hotel search. Here is a list of some of your midtown hotel/motel options:

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Quality Inn Oceanfront

Sandpiper Dunes Condominums

Flamingo Motel

The Lighthouse Club

The Edge

Sea Bay Hotel

Castle in the Sand Hotel

Residence Inn Ocean City/Bayfront

Atlantic Oceanfront Inn

North Ocean City Maryalnd Hotels

Places to stay from 62nd Street to the Delaware Line

Sometimes called “condo row” because of the many high-rises mixed in along the hotels and motels, Uptown tends to be quieter and is more family oriented than the midtown and downtown areas. The beach is calmer, but many of the attractions, dining and entertainment options require driving. Northside Park, home to sports fields, free events, and the award-winning Winterfest of Lights, is found uptown, as is Original Greene Turtle, Gold Coast Mall, and many local hangouts. Uptown also offers easier access to the golf courses in Delaware, the shopping in Rehoboth, and some of the other Delaware Beach activities. By gaining access to this the uptown area across the Route 90 bridge, you will alleviate some traffic woes by avoiding downtown Ocean City, plus you can always leave your car in the lot where you have mostly free parking and take the bus downtown to visit the Boardwalk. The Clarion, which offers luxury and great dining — as well as great views of the ocean from their restaurant and fabulous beach tunes on the deck at Lenny’s, the Carousel and the Princess Royale are some of uptown’s most iconic hotels, but far from the only options. Check out all listings below:

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Fenwick Inn

Holiday Inn Oceanfront

Econo Lodge Oceanblock

Cayman Suites

Bonita Beach Hotel

West Ocean City Maryland hotels

Our final stop is actually the first area of town you come to if taking Route 50 all the way into Ocean City. If you want easy access to the Assateague Island National Seashore, first-rate shopping and world-class golf, and don’t mind a drive to the beach, West Ocean City offers some exceptional hotel and motel options. Choose one of the hotels or motels below and be just minutes from the wild ponies, Tanger Outlets, Sunset Marina, Harborside Bar and Grill, the only free standing Starbuck’s in Ocean City, and so much more. See the West Ocean City hotels and motels below:

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Comfort Suites

Long Acres Motel & Cottages

Bedtime Inn

Dogtel Hotel Llc

The Alamo Motel

Rambler Motel

Microtel