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Ocean City, NJ
May 7 — May 82
Ocean City, NJ
Fri 5/7
Sat 5/8
Ocean City hotels

Good to know

Low season

FebruaryCheapest month to stay with an average 79% drop in price.

High season

JulyMost expensive month to stay with an average 43% rise in price.

Average price (weeknight)

$179Average Sun - Thu price over the last 2 weeks.

Average price (weekend night)

$229Average Fri & Sat price over the last 2 weeks.

How much is a Ocean City hotel?

Here are our most popular & best value hotels

2 stars and below

3 stars

When to book a hotel in Ocean City

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Top tips for finding perfect Ocean City hotel deals

  • If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Ocean City, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper accommodations in Ocean City in February and November.
  • Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Ocean City if you stay on a Wednesday. The opposite is true for, Friday, which is usually the most expensive day.
  • Book at least 7 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your Ocean City accommodation.
  • The cheapest 3-star hotel room in Ocean City found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was $77, while the most expensive was $476.
  • How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their accommodation in Ocean City for 2 days.
  • The best area for tourists to visit in Ocean City is the Boardwalk. Here you will find various attractions, including the historic Gillian's Wonderland Pier with 31 rides like the giant Ferris wheel, the OC Waterpark, which features slides and a lazy river, plus you can take in a performance at the Ocean City Music Pier. Watson's Regency Suites is a few blocks away from the Boardwalk.
  • For hotels in Ocean City with great views, head to the waterfront. On the Boardwalk, Beach Club Hotel overlooks the ocean and has an on-site cafe with a patio and ocean views. The Flanders Hotel offers guests views of the beachfront and has a rooftop pool.
  • For the best shopping in Ocean City, visit the downtown area. Situated between the beach and bay on Asbury Avenue, the downtown Ocean City shopping district is home to over 100 stores and cafes. From gift shops, surf gear and artwork, you can find the perfect vacation memento to take home. Stay at Oceanfront Motel, a mile from Asbury Avenue.
  • If you want to discover more about Ocean City, visit the Historic District. Located around Wesley Avenue, this residential area is home to a wealth of Victorian homes. Ocean City Mansion, a grand mansion that dates back to 1896, offers guests a chance to step back in time, just under 2 miles away.
  • For hotels in Ocean City that are near some good restaurants, you will want to stay near the Boardwalk, like at Harris House Motel or Beach Club Suites. Visit Hula Restaurant and Sauce Co. for casual dining, Hawaiian food and sauces. Nearby Clancy's By the Sea serves seafood, with outdoor seating and ocean views.

FAQs when booking a hotel in Ocean City

  • Hotels are safe environments for travelers as long as they properly implement sanitary measures in response to coronavirus (COVID-19). However, we recommend getting in touch with the local authorities regarding safety procedures for hotels in Ocean City. For more advice, please view our information page on what to know about coronavirus (COVID-19) and travel.

  • The Forum, Atlantis Inn Hotel and Homestead Beach Hotel are very popular with users who want to stay within walking distance of Ocean City Beach.

  • Although the average price for a double room in Ocean City is $376, $64 is the lowest price found by KAYAK users in the last 3 days.

  • There is an abundance of hotels located on the beachfront. Port-O-Call Hotel sits across from the 14th Street Beach and is just half a mile from the Ocean City Boardwalk. Just a minute from 7th Street Beach is the low-key hotel of Ocean 7, complete with kitchens in every room.

  • Corson’s Inlet State Park is an oceanfront nature park with trails for hiking, fishing and crabbing spots, a boat launch and places to birdwatch for shorebirds in the dunes and wetlands. The closest hotels in Ocean City to the park include The Bayberry Inn which is 3.7 miles away.

  • There are plenty of accommodations that have swimming pools in Ocean City. Impala Island Inn is blessed with three pools, including one for children. Biscayne Suites is a 3-star hotel that has a heated rooftop pool along with a sundeck. In Downtown, Ocean Breeze Hotel has an outdoor pool and sundeck.

  • Forum Motor Inn is a family-friendly motel with an outdoor pool and children’s pool, as well as an arcade and games room. Plus, it’s a short walk to Boardwalk Adventures Water Park. Close to Playland’s Castaway Cove, and another great place to stay with the kids, is the Pavilion Motor Lodge, which has family room available and a children's pool.

  • KAYAK users found 3-star hotel rooms in Ocean City for this weekend from $188 and 4-star hotel rooms from $268. The cheapest room in Ocean City for the same date was $111 per night.

  • After you launch a hotel search on KAYAK, you can refine your research by neighborhood, which allows you to pick the central Ocean City districts. You can also do a search using the city map to choose a specific location, like Ocean City city center.

  • Take a look at our extensive hotel map to find the best hotels near you.

Where to stay in Ocean City?

Our map will help you find the perfect place to stay in Ocean City by showing you the exact location of each hotel.

Best Ocean City hotels

Most recommended Ocean City hotels

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Ocean City Mansion - Ocean City - Living room
Ocean City Mansion - Ocean City - Living room
Ocean City Mansion
9.5 Excellent
$256+
$256+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
Biscayne Suites - Ocean City - Kitchen
Biscayne Suites - Ocean City - Kitchen
Biscayne Suites
8.9 Excellent
$219+
$219+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Scarborough Inn - Ocean City - Building
Scarborough Inn - Ocean City - Building
Scarborough Inn
9 Excellent
$259+
$259+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Ocean 7 - Ocean City - Outdoors view
Ocean 7 - Ocean City - Outdoors view
Ocean 7
8.4 Excellent
$289+
$289+
Parking
Airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
The Crossings - Ocean City - Building
The Crossings - Ocean City - Building
The Crossings
7.9 Good
$173+
$173+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
The Coral Sands Motel - Ocean City - Balcony
The Coral Sands Motel - Ocean City - Balcony
The Coral Sands Motel
9.7 Excellent
$166+
$166+
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
Blue Water Inn - Ocean City - Building
Blue Water Inn - Ocean City - Building
Blue Water Inn
6.6 Good
$139+
$139+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
The Pavilion - Ocean City - Patio
The Pavilion - Ocean City - Patio
The Pavilion
5.3 Okay
$220+
$220+
Free Wi-Fi
Pool