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Castle in the Sand Hotel

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Va. Beach, VA
Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is not fancy. It is clean, but old. The reason I recommend it so highly is that it is oceanfront and has the best outdoor bar with live music! The Happy Hour is the best in town. The crowd is always fun and the staff is friendly and helpful. Do they need to upgrade the hotel? Yes, but...

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Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ladies weekend at OCMD staying at CITS. This was our 10th anniversary. We love it here. The balcony with ocean view is breathtaking! What a wonderful gesture by the staff as they treated us with a complimentary bottle of wine placed in the bucket of sand (how appropriate!) with fresh flowers to celebrate our 10th year. We love the atmosphere...

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Paterson, New Jersey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This a the perfect hotel for families. We stayed on the top floor facing the ocean. I'd wake up every morning and have my coffee on the balcony before everyone else awakened, watching the sunrise, beachwalkers and early morning surfers. The kitchen has a mini fridge, fully stocked with dishes, pots, pans and utensils but there's no dishwasher. I suggest...

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Mohrsville, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We liked the location just north of the end of the boardwalk. Good value for the price. My husband liked the ocean front room but the room didn't have a balcony so the window didn't open to appreciate the unseasonably warm weather. The hotel could use some updating. The bathroom was small. there was ample parking on the private lot.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I never write reviews, but what the heck, i figure this place was awesome enough that it warrents one. Pros: Friendly and helpful staff, clean rooms, not loud, beach front. Cons: bathroom is a little cramped, but who really cares.

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Akron, New York
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Castle in the Sand is tops! We have rented a condo in Ocean City for our Sept. family reunions for 8 years, now..and this one is the best! The hotel is expanding, and has taken over many formerly privately owned condos, footsteps from the beach, which means we not only got the benefit of a family space to visit and...

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Beachwood, United States
Reviewed 30 October 2016

I stayed here on business, great location ! Located behind the sand dunes down the beach. Walk out toward the Ocean between the dunes and Wow there she is the gorgeous Atlantic Ocean ! Beach is wide and wonderful. Family built and owned since the 1950's. I had a Suite, it was huge ! Great living room with a balcony...

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Greenbelt, Maryland
Reviewed 25 October 2016

We came after the season, but it was warm enough for the beach. The rates were great and the room/suite was really spacious and clean. We had two queen beds with kitchen and living/dining room. The living room looked out onto the beach with a picture window and balcony. Plenty of comfortable seating for six (the number the room sleeps)...

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Lakeland, Florida
Reviewed 21 October 2016

We stayed here for a big event that was hosted right outside the hotel. We arrived really late and it was a short stay but I wished we would have been able to make one more day out of it! Because we got there so late, we were tired and couldn't really get a sense of the hotel. Our group...

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washington, dc
Reviewed 18 October 2016

This establishment is a party spot. Loud and not very clean...in fact I would classify it as dirty. Our first room smelled of marijuana. So bad so that it caused a respiratory reaction. Second room was ok. Very basic accommodations, especially the basic bathroom. One elevator was out of service for the entire weekend. Hallways and stairwells dirty and closer...

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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
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  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • 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: ₹ 6,874 - ₹ 25,252 (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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