Ocean City hotels

Ocean City hotels

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Low Season February
High Season December
  Average price (weeknight): $153
  Average price (weekend night): $291

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Top tips for finding the perfect Ocean City hotel

Ocean City, Maryland is a popular summer resort with a dynamic party scene, book a hotel directly on the beach for an unforgettable stay.
For a more peaceful vacation, look at hotels such as the Comfort Suites in West Ocean City, that are located across the bridge, a short drive from the beach.
If you’re not planning on renting a car during your vacation, consider booking a hotel that is near one of Ocean City’s public bus stops, such as the Holiday Inn Oceanfront.
To experience Ocean City’s best nightlife, book a hotel near Seacrets, a popular restaurant and nightclub situated on the southern end of the Ocean Beach Boardwalk.
The Hampton Inn & Suites and the Atlantic Oceanfront Inn are two good options for visitors hoping to be in the heart of the Ocean Beach party scene.
The Ocean Beach Boardwalk also offers plenty of good hotel choices for families, including The Grand Hotel and Spa, a simple hotel with balconies and relatively cheap prices.
To stay directly on the beach, but not far from good shops and restaurants, consider a hotel on Atlantic Avenue, such as the Atlantic Oceanfront Inn.

FAQs when booking a hotel in Ocean City

How much is a cheap hotel in Ocean City?
KAYAK users have found double rooms in Ocean City for as cheap as $43 in the last 3 days. The average price is $277.
How much is a hotel in Ocean City for tonight?
In the last 72 hours, users have found Ocean City hotels for tonight for as low as $72. Users have also found 3-star hotels from $110 and 4-star hotels from $211.
How much is a hotel in Ocean City for this weekend?
In the last 72 hours, users have found Ocean City hotels for this weekend for as low as $191 per night. Users have also found 3-star hotels from $256 and 4-star hotels from $381.
Which are the most popular Ocean City neighborhoods to stay in?
For more information about Ocean City's different neighborhoods, check out our Ocean City's City Guide.
How can I find hotels near me?
Take a look at our extensive hotel Heatmaps to find the best hotels near you.
Are there hotels in Ocean City that allow dogs?
If you would like to take your furry friend on vacation with you, you’re in luck, as Ocean City has several hotels that allow dogs. The Comfort Suites allows you to bring multiple pets but charges a nightly pet fee; La Quinta Inn and Suites allows all sizes of pets for free; and The Paradise Plaza Inn only allows small dogs but does offer many rooms with balconies.
What are some good bayside hotels in Ocean City?
If you want to have a view of the water from your hotel without paying a large sum of money, consider booking a bayside hotel. The Gateway Hotel and Suites and Plim Plaza Hotel are straightforward hotels that offer affordable rates and standard amenities.
Where to book cheap hotels in Ocean City?
One of the best ways to find a cheap hotel in Ocean City is to limit your search to motels. The Sahara Motel is a restful option near the boardwalk and even offers rooms with balconies. The brightly hued Flamingo Motel is also a good option with both an indoor and outdoor pool, and the Executive Motel offers simple accommodations just one block from the beach.
What hotels in Ocean City have hot tubs?
If you would like a hotel with hot tub access, consider staying at the Hotel Monte Carlo & Suites. It has affordable prices but offers many nice perks for guests such as whirlpool tubs, laundry facilities, and outdoor movie screenings. The Hilton Ocean City Oceanfront Suites is an upscale hotel with a hot tub as well as a fun splash pool for kids.

Where to stay in Ocean City?

Our Heatmaps tool will help you find the perfect place to stay in Ocean City by showing you how close hotel options are to major activities

Best Ocean City hotels

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Lighthouse Club Hotel - Ocean City - Building
9.7 Excellent (63 reviews)
Residence Inn by Marriott Ocean City - Ocean City - Building
9.4 Excellent (231 reviews)
King Charles Hotel - Ocean City - Building
9.4 Excellent (178 reviews)
Country Inn & Suites Ocean City, MD - Ocean City - Building
9.2 Excellent (415 reviews)
Holiday Inn & Suites Ocean City - Ocean City - Building
9.1 Excellent (446 reviews)
Hyatt Place Ocean City Oceanfront - Ocean City - Bedroom
9.2 Excellent (125 reviews)
Hampton Inn & Suites Ocean City, MD - Ocean City - Building
9.0 Excellent (484 reviews)
The Barefoot Mailman - Ocean City - Bedroom
9.0 Excellent (219 reviews)
The Shangri La Motel - Ocean City - Bedroom
9.2 Excellent (60 reviews)
Hilton Ocean City Oceanfront Suites - Ocean City - Building
8.9 Excellent (916 reviews)
Comfort Inn Boardwalk - Ocean City - Building
8.9 Excellent (867 reviews)
Dunes Manor Hotel And Dunes Suites - Ocean City - Building
8.8 Excellent (3,438 reviews)
Francis Scott Key Family Resort - Ocean City - Bedroom
8.8 Excellent (1,178 reviews)

Best Ocean City hotels near Ocean City Boardwalk

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Madison Beach Motel - Ocean City - Bathroom
7.9 Good (846 reviews)
Oceanic Motel - Ocean City - Bedroom
7.4 Good (417 reviews)
White Marlin Inn - Ocean City - Building
5.2 Okay (417 reviews)