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Reviewed 6 June 2015

This place had some good reviews and the price seemed good. What a disappointment. Carpet and furniture were filthy. Felt like I had to wear socks and we threw a sheet over the couch. Bathroom was in disrepair and the water controls were terrible. We either had cold or scalding hot water. Also, very poor security. We were kept up...

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1Thank Bert K
Reviewed 6 June 2015 via mobile

First time staying here. Check in was easy and reception was wonderful. Rushed to happy hour at Coconuts bar and grill. That was fantastic, live band with really good music. We didn't return to our room until late. Should have checked the bathroom but I didn't. The shower was dirty. We were only staying one night so and it was...

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2Thank Crystal K
Ocean City, Maryland, United States
Reviewed 3 June 2015

Needed an inexpensive hotel for an overnight stay in OC and this one worked just great. I will say that it is a dated hotel being that the elevator is on one end of the property and if you're on the opposite end the stairway is on the outside of the building and is metal which in bad weather could...

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Thank douglasfotografix
Columbia, Maryland
Reviewed 28 May 2015

We had a lovely time over Memorial Day. Great view from our third floor room of the beach. Also enjoyed the breakfast buffet which is very good. Rooms are clean and well maintained. Staff is friendly, helpful and professional. Overall an excellent experience.

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Thank phantom1201
washington DC
Reviewed 27 May 2015

We have stayed at Castle in the Sand, OC off and on over the last 10 years. Before, it always seemed like a good place “middle of the road” that met basic requirements and wasn’t overpriced… our opinion has shifted and we aren’t sure we will return with so many other options in OC. I will keep this review simple...

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7Thank missyjr
Winchester, Virginia
Reviewed 27 May 2015

Older hotel could stand some upgrades but overall a fun time. Beautiful view of the beach from room. Restaurant and bar outside with live music. Walk right onto the beach. Staff was attentive to our needs when we asked for the refrigerator to be cleaned because it smelled like fish, they brought us a new one.

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Thank SusanMcK_44
Syracuse, New York
Reviewed 26 May 2015

We stayed in the Waverly 5th floor Ocean Front. Room was clean, kept clean daily, staff was friendly and accomodating. The Hotel is older and a bit dated in terms of fixtures and appliances, but that is quickly offset by the awesome ocean view sunrises from the rooms private balcony. In addition you are right on the beach, literally steps...

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Thank Phil H
Boonsboro, Maryland
Reviewed 26 May 2015

We have stayed many different locations in Ocean City over the past 2 decades but never here. What a nice surprise! We had a 3rd floor suite in the North Castle with the most amazing view of the beach. The off-season price was great. There is an on-site beach bar that is "active" every night with drink specials and live...

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2Thank RoccoLoveBug
Reviewed 26 May 2015

We were denied sleeping at night because of neighboring rooms having big college students’ parties. At 3 in the morning and they were still loud. We can hear them as if they were with us in the same room!!! It was not a pleasant especially if you have kids and you are very tired after a long day at the...

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4Thank Ali A
Ashburn, Virginia
Reviewed 23 May 2015 via mobile

My 90-year-old mother wanted to see the beach one more time, so I selected this location because it appeared to be right on the beach which would provide easy access for her. What a fantastic decision! I absolutely can not describe how wonderful our 4-day stay was. The rooms are clean, large, and well maintained. The view of the beach...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Premiere direct oceanfront family resort with desirable location on two blocks sun-kissed beach. Guest amenities include free wireless internet, Olympic pool with diving board, sand volleyball court, beach equipment rentals on-site, free kid’s activities, and live entertainment daily in season. Beach House dining offers a la carte breakfast and buffet breakfast daily. Coconuts Beach Bar offers open-air beachfront patio dining. Waitress service on our beach and pool deck. Take A Dip Ice Cream Shop open Memorial Day thru Labor Day. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Castle in the Sand Hotel

Address: 3701 Atlantic Ave, 37th Street & Oceanfront, Ocean City, MD 21842-3338
Region: United States > Maryland > Ocean City
Price Range: $134 - $489 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Castle in the Sand Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 180
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Also Known As:
Castle In The Sand Hotel Ocean City
Castle In The Sand Ocean City Md
Hotel Style:
#9 On the Beach Hotel in Ocean City
#10 Business Hotel in Ocean City
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“Third floor balcony!”
 of 5 bubbles 201sw, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for an upper floor room, the view is great and it is quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles lgoulet2016, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Suites and Hotel rooms available. Go for the Suite !”
 of 5 bubbles earle0, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Not all rooms have balconies, kitchens, or elevator access. Courtyard rooms, overlooking the bar, may be a bit noisy at night.”
 of 5 bubbles polanka221, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
“I think cutest and newest rooms are in main hotel but not sure those have suites.”
 of 5 bubbles tlyntp, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
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