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Lankford Hotel

807 Atlantic Ave, Ocean City, MD 21842-4173
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
Updated 20-06-30 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 20-06-30 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.


#15 of 116 hotels in Ocean City
Located in the heart of old Ocean City, the Lankford Hotel is the perfect home away from home. Conveniently located on the boardwalk where we are close to shops, amusements, restaurants and just steps to the beach. We have hotel rooms as well as apartments that come with full kitchens. All of our units have refrigerators, air conditioning, cable tv, telephone and private bathroom.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Non-smoking hotel
Shared lounge / TV area
Laundry service
ATM on site
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Room features
Air conditioning
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Room types
Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Historic Hotel
Centrally Located
186Reviews9Q+A62Room tips
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msump wrote a review Jun. 2020
Arlington, Virginia40 contributions37 helpful votes
I loved this family-run hotel, a bit older but perfect location and everything I needed. I stayed in the "Snipe" room with a full kitchenette and small balcony. The hotel is right on the boardwalk with direct beach access. They have a beautiful porch with rocking chairs for boardwalk people-watching or viewing the sunrise over the ocean. Even though the week was crowded with kids partying, the hotel was quiet and filled with families. The staff is very friendly and this will be my go-to hotel for Ocean City!
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Date of stay: June 2020
Sleep Quality
Room Tip: Snipe Room-full kitchen, dining area, small balcony on side of hotel (not oceanview). Kinglet and...
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Jaime D wrote a review Apr. 2020
1 contribution1 helpful vote
Our family has stayed at the Lankford for longer that I can remember. The family friendly atmosphere is what keeps us coming back. The hotel is always clean and it's location is prime! The hotel has that old Ocean City vibe which makes you want to kick back and relax. As long as this hotel is up and running, we will be coming back. Highly recommend.
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Date of stay: June 2019
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chris1205 wrote a review Sep. 2019
28 contributions27 helpful votes
We booked this spot last minute for a holiday weekend not expecting much since it was one of the last places left with any rooms. We were pleasantly surprised and how nice it was for an older place. Check in was a breeze and everyone was vice nice. The room was very clean and quite, it over looked the ocean and in the morning they had a continental breakfast downstairs. The rockling chairs on the porch were nice at night to just sit and relax. Over all a great spot.
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Date of stay: August 2019
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Vijay R wrote a review Jul. 2019
1 contribution1 helpful vote
We stayed at the Lankford at a whim after other hotel plans fell through. We were greeted with spectacular service which continued throughout our stay. They even let us take a shower in the hotel after check-out so we could extend our time on the beach. We also loved the location right on the beach and the easy access to all the fun on the boardwalk. The rooms were clean, cool, and cozy with amazing views to the water. We also loved the breakfast and wonderful staff. This hotel made our stay at Ocean City a truly memorable one. Love this place and HIGHLY Recommend!
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Date of stay: July 2019
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: best views on the lower side numbers (201,202, etc.) Room 202 had a direct view of the beach and...
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macsteph1965 wrote a review May 2019
Fairmont, West Virginia11 contributions7 helpful votes
This is our 4th stay at the Lankford. We stayed in the Lodge 101, it was roomy and very clean. We had access to the main hotel which included breakfast from 7 to 10 in the lobby and throughout the day there is ice cold water available. Every time we encountered a member of the staff they all spoke and asked if we needed anything. Mary will go out of her way to find a room when calling to make a reservation which I would recommend you call instead of trying to book online. This place is not fancy, no pool, no valet parking, no elevator but it is VERY clean, has comfortable beds, its directly on the boardwalk and it's very quiet. A huge plus is Thrashers fries is at one end of the porch, bike rentals available right outside the front door starting at 6AM. There is 2 shops located at this location which I seen no one coming or going one being a yarn shop and the other I am not sure of. There are rocking chairs available at the main hotel for any guests to enjoy. We definitely will be returning to the Lankford and would highly recommend that you book your next stay here too. Much cheaper than the big chain hotels.
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Date of stay: May 2019Trip type: Travelled with family
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US$93 - US$201 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Lankford Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Lankford Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Ocean City Beach (0.4 km), The Kite Loft (0.2 km), and Brass Balls Saloon (0.3 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Lankford Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at Lankford Hotel?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Lankford Hotel?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Lankford Hotel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Lankford Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Shenanigan's, Brass Balls Saloon, and Julia's Ice Cream.
Are there any historical sites close to Lankford Hotel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Main Street Berlin (12.1 km), Calvin B. Taylor House Museum (12.2 km), and Transpeninsular Marker (12.8 km).
Does Lankford Hotel have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the ocean view available here.