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Ocean City, MD
May 14 — May 152
Ocean City, MD
Fri 5/14
Sat 5/15
Ocean City hotels

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Low season

NovemberCheapest month to stay with an average 56% drop in price.

High season

JulyMost expensive month to stay with an average 55% rise in price.

Average price (weeknight)

$160Average Sun - Thu price over the last 2 weeks.

Average price (weekend night)

$288Average Fri & Sat price over the last 2 weeks.

How much is a Ocean City hotel?

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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 November and February.
  • 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 Sunday. The opposite is true for, Friday, which is usually the most expensive day.
  • Book at least 9 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 $69, while the most expensive was $540.
  • How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their accommodation in Ocean City for 3 days.
  • 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

  • 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.

  • KAYAK users like staying at La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Ocean City, Monte Carlo Boardwalk / Oceanfront Ocean City and Crystal Beach Hotel when looking for a hotel in close proximity to Ocean City Boardwalk.

  • The average price of a double room in Ocean City is $329, but it varies considerably depending on location, facilities, and seasonality. In the last 3 days, KAYAK users have found double rooms for as cheap as $43.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • KAYAK users found rooms for tonight for a cheap as $43 in the last 3 hours. 3-star hotel rooms have been found from $77, and 4-star hotels from $248.

  • The cheapest hotel room in Ocean City for the upcoming weekend found on KAYAK in the last 3 days was for $92 per night. For the same dates, 3-star hotel rooms have been found for as low as $154 per night and 4-star hotel rooms from $265 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?

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Best Ocean City hotels

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Sea Hawk Motel - Ocean City - Pool
Sea Hawk Motel - Ocean City - Pool
Sea Hawk Motel
8.9 Excellent
Free Wi-Fi
Lankford Hotel - Ocean City - Outdoors view
Lankford Hotel - Ocean City - Outdoors view
Lankford Hotel
9.1 Excellent
Free Wi-Fi
Barefoot Mailman - Ocean City - Bedroom
Barefoot Mailman - Ocean City - Bedroom
Barefoot Mailman
8.7 Excellent
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly