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    Castle in the Sand Hotel

    3701 Atlantic Ave, 37th Street & Oceanfront, Ocean City, MD 21842-3338
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    • Excellent42%
    • Very good30%
    • Average14%
    • Poor8%
    • Terrible6%
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    “diving board” (60 reviews)
    “coconuts bar” (40 reviews)
    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Buffet
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
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    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Reviewed 16 July 2015

    We got a great last minute deal for a one-night stay and had a terrific time. Our room was in the main building and was very large and clean. Not fancy in terms of furnishings but the room itself was excellent, and was also quiet...More

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    Reviewed 16 July 2015

    The location is great. The beach area was very nice, not crowed. The rooms are small and outdated. No gym on the property, was much for my teenager to do. Wasn't worth the amount I paid, I spent $400 more to stay at the castle...More

    1  Thank Beth W
    Reviewed 15 July 2015

    We stayed in a direct oceanfront room and it was nice with a spectacular view. The price was steep, but on target with other hotels especially since we got a sofa bed and two beds. One gripe, and to me it's a big problem, is...More

    Thank Amy D
    Reviewed 14 July 2015

    We enjoyed our stay at Castle in the Sand very much. It is situated perfectly on the lifegaurded beach. The hotel staff was extremly helpful and friendly. Waitress service on the beach and poolside was fantastic. The building is a little outdated but very clean....More

    Thank thubb58
    Reviewed 13 July 2015

    The service at the hotel was great. I had to down size and I was given a one bedroom apt that was great, just a few step from the beach, which I thought was awesome. I was in walking distance to almost all the shops...More

    1  Thank Constance B
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    nyrlisa35
    15 August 2017|
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    Response from Katherine B | Reviewed this property |
    Beverage service at the pool from Coconuts. They also do beverage and food service from specific times at the beach. I have heard that some people have trouble getting service at the pool (it rained majority of the time I... More
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    15 August 2017|
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    Response from lgknittel | Reviewed this property |
    I shouldn't have said "pool" bar. There's a great outdoor bar with tables/seating right behind the beach. I think there's a volleyball area too. I never checked out the pool.
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    7 August 2017|
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    Response from lgknittel | Reviewed this property |
    We got our breakfast included with our trip, but if not, it's very reasonable and totally worth it. Wide selection and very tasty.
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    "We rented a condo. The hotel may be a better choice."
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    "Castle South rooms have a bar courtyard below, so if you want to go to bed at 8, I'd not choose there. We..."
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    "Ask for oceanfront"
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    "This hotel has several buildings. The penthouse suites were updated not too long ago and may be a better..."
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