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Reviewed 24 July 2016

Overall the hotel was great. Everyone at the front desk was very friendly and helpful They called us on the beach when our room was ready; which was great. Balcony over looking ocean was perfect for morning coffee and late afternoon cocktails and people watching. The only issue we had was with having no dresser in our room and no...

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Michael H, General Manager at The Commander Hotel, responded to this review

Dear dtmoore19, Thank you for your recent stay with us and for taking the time to write a review. I'm glad you left us some comments on our room design we are striving to work to make our handicap rooms as comfortable and user friendly as possible. Thank you again Michael J Hayes, GM

Hagerstown
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Clean, perfectly sized rooms and a great location!! We will definitely stay here again! We enjoyed the different kids activities that were provided for the kids. The swimming with mermaids was my daughters favorite!

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Michael H, General Manager at The Commander Hotel, responded to this review

Dear sharbe_612025, I'm so happy that you loved all the great activities that we offer here at the Commander. It truly makes us more then a boardwalk and more like a boardwalk resort. We hope to see you again soon in the near future. Sincerely, Michael J Hayes, GM

Delmont, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 23 July 2016

The Commander Hotel is located on the perfect spot on the boardwalk in Ocean City. It is mid-way on the boardwalk but on the quiet end of the busy section. It is walkable to the lower end of the boardwalk where the amusement parks and arcades and activities are - even for a 3 year old. The check-in desk staff...

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Michael H, General Manager at The Commander Hotel, responded to this review

Dear BonnieLee23, Thank you for choosing to stay at the Commander and also for the wonderful comments. I do agree we truly do have the best location in Ocean City. I also believe we have bes staff in OC. Thank you at again and we look forward seeing you again soon. Sincerely, Michael J Hayes, GM

Allentown, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 23 July 2016

my request for adjoining rooms was generously accommodated and very appreciated esp during their busiest time of the season. Renovated rooms were outstanding (except for a cover for the toilet seats! You'd think that if they were spending millions on upgrade they wouldn't skimp on such a small but noticeable item!)

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Michael H, General Manager at The Commander Hotel, responded to this review

Dear William s, Thank you for staying with us. We always do everything we can to accommodate guest requests. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Sincerely, Michael J Hayes, GM

Brandywine, Maryland
Reviewed 23 July 2016

Rooms were spacious and clean. Staff was friendly. Linens were spotless. 1 of our rooms was handicap accessible - I would recommend it for anyone needing that type of room. The other room was king o/f loved that it had 2 ceiling fans. Plan to stay there in the future.

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Michael H, General Manager at The Commander Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Z6126NMtinab, Thank you so much for your recent stay with us and thank you for your kind comments. I want to let you know I will pass these along to all my staff. Sincerely, Michael J Hayes, GM

Harrisburg Pennsylvania
Reviewed 23 July 2016

Nice room, clean, quiet for the most part. Every thing worked well. Well equipped. Very pleasant people. Will definitely return. Indoor and outdoor pool option was a plus. Location is just right and having multiple parking lots to choose from is great.

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Michael H, General Manager at The Commander Hotel, responded to this review

Dear PEuker, I am so happy that you enjoyed your stay and that everything was great with your stay. We truly do have a great staff and we have been serving guests coming to OC for over 86 years. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Sincerely, Michael J Hayes, GM

Philadelphia
Reviewed 23 July 2016

The hotel was extremely clean. The room was amazing. We loved the "wooden" floor in the living room area. And the view was nothing short of amazing. If you book an ocean front room, you'll never regret it. I'd definitely book with this hotel again.

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Michael H, General Manager at The Commander Hotel, responded to this review

Dear cpatte_929019, Thank you so much for your great comments and also for staying with us. Im so happy you loved the newly renovated rooms with the wood look floors it is a great addition that adds a special touch to the hotel. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Sincerely, Michael J Hayes, GM

Frederick, Maryland
Reviewed 23 July 2016

the staff was very helpful ,friendly. this hotel is excellent for family. the rom was clean and lots of room for my family. we had a ocean view that was beautiful. Fractured Prune doughnuts awesome. only thing I wish there was more parking spaces. locations is great .I would recommend this hotel to my family and friends

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Michael H, General Manager at The Commander Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Cindy m, Thank you for taking the time to write a review and for staying with us. I'm glad you and your family had a wonderful stay. We truly offer the best location in Ocean City and the only hotel that offers a Fractured Prune on site. Sincerely, Michael J Hayes, GM

Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

We usually stay a block down the street at the Quality Inn and I was disappointed after they did not have any rooms available for the week we had planned on going. After walking into the Commander my disappointment changed to joy. This hotel is way nicer, and cost less too. The only thing the quality inn has on this...

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Michael H, General Manager at The Commander Hotel, responded to this review

Dear, Tony B, I'm so happy you finally discovered the Commander Hotel. We are truly the premier hotel in Ocean City not only in room quality but also in location. I have passed on all your wonderful comments to our staff. Thanks again. Michael J Hayes, GM

Colesville, Maryland
Reviewed 21 July 2016

Lovely hotel! Very nice staff members from the front desk to the outdoor. I was greeted all times and asked if help is needed with my bags. The room was very clean and very spacious. I can see myself returning back to stay another time.

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Dear sesper_895197, Thank you again for staying with us and for leaving such great comments. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Sincerely, Michael J Hayes, GM

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Commander offers 3 different types of accommodations: Our Oceanfront Suites Our Oceanview Studios Our Cabana Suites overlooking the pool yet are still only steps from the beach. As you set sail for one of Ocean City’s finest oceanfront hotels, the vacation you deserve awaits you! On the corner of 14th street and the boardwalk, we offer you newly renovated rooms and amenities. Onsite you’ll enjoy our soothing new beach colors and modern room decors. While shopping, restaurants, churches, library, nightlife, marinas, water sports and entertainment are virtually at your fingertips. Rediscover the hotel where fun and relaxation have been the standard for generations. Here you can look forward to days spent on the guarded beach. At lunch enjoy a cold drink and bar fare at our pool side bar while soaking up the sun rays, or simply relax in the cool atmosphere of our indoor pool. In the late afternoon, you might find yourself on the private balcony of your oceanfront suite, watching the fishing yachts returning home after a day of fighting the white or blue marlin. This is a great time to plan your evening dining menu with the great variety of culinary delights Ocean City has to offer. If time or weather are an issue, simply make your way to the family friendly onsite Grottos Pizza and see for yourself why they are the first name in pizza here on the shore. After a spectacular sunrise over the Atlantic Ocean, you might be inclined to grab your golf clubs and meet downstairs at the Fractured Prune for their famous made to order donuts or a tasty breakfast sandwich before playing one of the area’s fine courses. Our knowledgeable in-house golf concierge is ready to assist you. Family owned since 1930. The tradition continues…..a tradition of service, hospitality and catering to your wishes! The Commander Hotel & Suites Offers: Oceanfront Suites on the Boardwalk Private Balcony or Terrace Refrigerator Microwave Coffee Maker 42″ HD TV with Dish Network Service Guest Laundry Indoor Pool Outdoor Pool with zero entry Grotto Pizza on the Ocean Walking Distance To Major Entertainment & Dining Free Parking Golf Packages Fractured Prune Donut Shop on site Eco Friendly Olive Branch Botanicals Bath Amenities in all guest rooms ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Commander Hotel

Address: 14th St. and Boardwalk, Ocean City, MD 21842
Region: United States > Maryland > Ocean City
Price Range: $159 - $593 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Commander Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 109
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Also Known As:
Commander Hotel Ocean City
Commander Ocean City
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#4 On the Beach Hotel in Ocean City
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“The shower head could be stronger. ”
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“Be sure to get Oceanfront, not oceanview.”
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“Ocean View is cheaper than Ocean Front and provides nearly the same beautiful perspective.”
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“First floor oceanfront is where it's at!”
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“Go for the full ocean view rooms with a balcony: great views and good people watching”
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