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Ocean City Hotels
The decision to vacation in Ocean City, MD is an easy one. Deciding where exactly to stay, however, can be more challenging. If you already know where you want to stay, reserve your room right now with our online booking, otherwise this page will help you choose the perfect place. If you’re looking for motels or condo rentals, we have you covered. If you’re planning a trip to Ocean City for a special occasion like a wedding, Senior Week, or an extended golfing trip, there are plenty of options to ensure a memorable stay. And if you want to bring your four-legged friends, Ocean City has plenty of pet friendly options as well. Check out the Ocean City hotel listings to help you sort hotels by location and amenity, or continue reading for a detailed description of Downtown, Midtown, Uptown, and West OC hotels..
Ocean City has over 100 hotels and motels ranging from the most luxurious suites with sweeping ocean views to basic motel rooms overlooking Coastal Highway, meaning 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 their 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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Downtown Area — 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 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
Mid-town Area — The end of the Boardwalk to the Route 90 Bridge at 61st St.
Mid-town hotels and motels offer quieter stays than their Downtown counterparts, but quicker access to the many famous the most bars and restaurants in Ocean City. The Boardwalk is still close, however, so access is easy should you want to venture into its madness. The Convention Center, with its new Performing Arts Center is the hub of a lot of activity in Ocean City and is located at 40th St., making mid-town 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, mid-town is a great place to start your hotel search. Here is a list of some of your mid-town hotel/motel options:
Uptown Area — from 62nd St. to the Delaware Line
This area is known as “condo row” and has many high-rise condo buildings to go along with its hotels and motels. Uptown tends to be quieter and is more family oriented than the mid and downtown areas. The beach is calmer, but less attractions and dining/entertainment options are within walking distance unless you like the few restaurants near your hotel or condo building. 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:
West Ocean City
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 Assateage 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 home of the original orange crush, the ONLY free standing Starbuck’s in Ocean City, and so much more. See the West Ocean City hotels and motels below: