Castle in the Sand Hotel in Ocean City
On 37th Street oceanfront in Ocean City, Maryland, the Castle in the Sand Hotel is a family-owned and family-friendly hotel since 1958 that boasts an Olympic-sized swimming pool, easy beach access and a perfect location: The Castle is the closest oceanfront hotel to the Ocean City Convention Center, and is also just a stone’s throw away from some of the top Ocean City restaurants, entertainment, activities and the iconic Boardwalk.
The Castle in the Sand has the largest swimming pool in Ocean City and is also one of the only hotels in town to provide food and beverage service on the beach in season. They host free children’s activities in the summer, in addition to beach equipment rentals, a sand volleyball court, and an ice cream shop on site.
Types of Accommodations at the Castle in the Sand OC
- Standard Hotel Room – two queen beds and bath
- Efficiencies with fully-equipped kitchenettes and balconies
- Large and small one bedroom suites
- Cottage Apartments – one and two bedroom
- Condominiums – one and two bedroom units available
- All Castle Hotel Rooms are 100 % Non-Smoking
Amenities at Ocean City’s Castle in the Sand
- 25 meter Olympic swimming pool with diving board (the largest pool in Ocean City!) POOL TOWELS PROVIDED!
- Food and beverage service on the beach and pool deck
- Free children’s activities in season
- Beach chairs, umbrella and boogie board rentals on site at Castle Beach Stand
- Beach volleyball court
- Oceanfront patio with lounge chairs and umbrellas
- Free wireless internet access in all Castle oceanfront buildings, Coconuts patio and Castle South patio
- The Beach House Restaurant
- Coconuts Beach Bar and Grill
- Take A Dip Ice Cream Shop
- Flat Screen LCD TV
- DVD players in all units
- Free DVD rentals available at our front desk
- Daily maid service (oceanfront buildings)
- Elevator service (Castle North and Waverley only)
- Equipped kitchens
- Refrigerator and coffee maker in every room
- Direct-dial telephones
- Alarm Clock
- Air conditioned and heated, individually controlled
- Handicap rooms
- Changing facilities with outdoor showers
- Wake-Up Service
- Guest laundry facilities
- Meeting facilities
- Free convenient, gated parking
- 200 yards from Ocean City Convention Center
- Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express and Diner’s Club accepted
- ATM Machine on site
Dining at the Castle in the Sand
Coconuts Beach Bar & Grill
Relax with friends outdoors at Coconuts Beach Bar and Grill, our open-air, beachfront restaurant. Taste foods unique to the Ocean City area like our succulent crab cakes, and mouth watering mahi mahi sandwich. Coconuts expansive menu includes appetizers, freshly made salads, sandwiches, wraps, a variety of tacos, and a menu just for children. A full bar is also available to serve you your favorite cocktail, beer or wine. Don’t miss our popular crush bar where you’ll find our bartender mixing cocktails with fresh fruit. Here at Coconuts, you can dance the afternoon away with our daily live entertainment (in season), followed by Happy Hour every day from 5pm to 6pm. If you are enjoying a great day on the beach at The Castle, let our waitresses serve you right on the beach. Memorial Day through Labor Day, weather permitting, Coconut’s provides wait service right on the beach, so you can keep your toes in the sand and a drink in your hand!
The Beach House Restaurant
Start your day at The Beach House Restaurant. This restaurant offers family dining in a casual setting in the morning serving a breakfast buffet, a la carte breakfast, and a breakfast menu just for kids. Here you’ll find traditional breakfast selections including eggs, pancakes, French toast, waffles, omelettes, and more.
Take a Dip Ice Cream Shop
A visit to our Take A Dip Ice Cream Shop is sure to satisfy your sweet tooth! Take A Dip serves 16 hand-dipped flavors, soft ice cream, special sundaes, banana splits, milkshakes and ice cream floats. Waffle cones and lot’s of toppings are available to customize your frozen delight! Take A Dip is located on the lower level of Castle North inside The Beach House Restaurant, and is open daily at noon from Memorial Day through Labor Day.
Photos of the Castle in the Sand Hotel