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Highland Heights, Ohio
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

I will have to say this is the one of the best spots. My husband and our two kids (5)&(7) went there for our first family only vacation. Kitchenette is perfect, rooms were clean, balcony had good views, the ocean is right there and the pool is in the sun the whole time (heated)!!!! We walked everywhere. Only took our...

Thank Amydhillon47
hmmward123, General Manager at The Spinnaker, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review. We are certainly happy you enjoyed The Spinnaker and Ocean City. We are running promotions and early specials for early bookers so give us a call at 800-638-3244 Ext #1. We look forward to hearing from you soon.

Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

My fiance and I stayed here for 2days. They allowed us to check in very late. The front desk guy was great. He was polite and made us feel at home. The parking very easy and close with the parking pass slip. Our run was nice and clean, we could see the beach perfectly from the balcony. There was a...

Thank Nicole L
Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 24 October 2016

This is an older building but certainly livable. The staff was nice and we had no issues. beds were a too soft and bouncy for me but i'm sure someone will like them. Balcony is small but really we didn't spend much time there. The price was right, they were on the lower end we were surprised it was as...

1Thank jester84848
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

I stayed 9/27-9/29. I'll start with the good. The location is great,1/2 block from the beach and boardwalk. Private balcony,full kitchenette,rooms are recently updated. The front desk and the housekeepers are always pleasant. I had stayed overnight 4/10 also and my stay was great as it has been the past 7 years. I had left a a day early this...

1Thank Stephanie H
hmmward123, General Manager at The Spinnaker, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for your continued patronage to The Spinnaker. If you would have mentioned the issue you were having while you were our guest the matter would have been resolved immediately. This is not the norm for our property as you have stayed here 7 times previously without an issue. We strive to make all of our guests...

York, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Very clean and updated rooms. Beds are comfortable. Nice balcony with a view of the ocean. Staff was polite and helpful. We have stayed here in the past and will stay here in the future. I would recommend this hotel to others.

Thank jacobyda2001
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Nice!!!!!! Clean hotel rooms, my parents are frequent flyers to the attraction so I decided to take a stab at it. I needed the relaxation, double beds, nice bathrooms and plenty of closet space. My service person Mrs. Angie was nice although I kept my room near. I might go back next year

1Thank EM3RD
Rockaway, New Jersey
Reviewed 4 October 2016

I truly cannot say enough great things about The Spinnaker! My boyfriend and I visited Ocean City as first timers this past weekend and didn't really know what to expect but we feel so lucky that we stumbled upon this gem on 18th Street! Very clean spacious rooms, great proximity to the beach/boardwalk, comfortable beds, nice kitchen area and a...

1Thank Lexxxx2016
mechanicsville MD
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

The Spinnaker has been around for as long as I can remember coming to OC. Our room had been newly renovated, very clean and super friendly staff, not to mention the great location steps from boardwalk. Parking wasn't a problem (we had 2 vehicles)I booked this place in September,for myself as well as my mom and her sister, both in...

Thank ashadeabove
Reviewed 27 September 2016

We have stayed here for many years (20+), returning in the spring and fall. Yes, it is an older motel. It is, however, always very well kept, clean and you can not beat the staff from front desk to housekeeping! Full size stove, refrigerator and basic kitchen set up..silverware, glasses, plates, cups. They do update the rooms, new carpet, beds,...

2Thank dartoot
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed at the Spinnaker 9/23-9/25. The room was very clean, cozy and comfortable. The location is also perfect as it is just steps away from the boardwalk. The staff were really friendly and professional. I would definitely stay at the Spinnaker during my next visit to Ocean City.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Spinnaker has all full efficiency units that sleep to six people per unit. Each unit includes two double beds a pull out sleep sofa double bed, private balcony, fully equipped kitchenette, full bath and private balcony. All units are NON Smoking. All rooms have free WIFI ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Spinnaker

Address: 18th Street & Baltimore Avenue, Ocean City, MD 21842-0519
Region: United States > Maryland > Ocean City
Price Range: ₹ 6,485 - ₹ 23,800 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Spinnaker 2.5*
Number of rooms: 100
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Also Known As:
Spinnaker Motel Ocean City
Spinnaker Ocean City Md
Spinnaker Hotel Ocean City
Hotel Style:
#11 Romantic Hotel in Ocean City
#12 Family Hotel in Ocean City
#14 On the Beach Hotel in Ocean City
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“Ask for a room with a balcony that overlooks the ocean/boardwalk”
 of 5 bubbles Lexxxx2016, 4 Oct 2016 | Read review
“corner rooms=great views..southside rooms are one floor higher due to office on ground floor”
 of 5 bubbles dartoot, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We always stay in the south building....we know the upgrades done there are nice.”
 of 5 bubbles jerseymariner, 21 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Like the South building and the 4th or 5th floor closest to the beach. Good ocean view!”
 of 5 bubbles MrsQuilterB, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
“5th floor has amazing views.”
 of 5 bubbles micheley307, 14 Sep 2016 | Read review
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