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Usa, Japan
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21 reviews
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Reviewed 13 October 2016

The Sahara Motel offers great value in a well-maintained property, convenient to everything, clean rooms, updated facilities, and friendly staff in the office as well as on the property itself. Prices are good; this place deserves a second look.

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Thank doctorcee409
Allentown, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Been staying at the Sahara for the past 25 years. Always stay in the West building, rooms are nothing fancy but always clean and very reasonably priced; all that we need. Staff is courteous and the two heated pools are refreshing. Love the Sahara café, best breakfast in Ocean City. The only area this place fails is with their Wi-Fi.... More 

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Thank TommyB556
Essex, Maryland
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100 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016

We had a disappointing stay at the Sahara West wing last year and had always wanted to stay at a place actually on the boardwalk and chose the Sahara again due to its affordability. It was definitely better than the west wing but still needs some sprucing up. Our room was not well dusted and the carpet and bedspreads are... More 

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Thank Theresa L
2 reviews
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

We really liked the sahara, it was a great location for us, near some great restaurants (fish tales-great for kids and adults) and right next to the boardwalk and beach. Pool was clean and never too crowded. Room was typical but reasonable in price. We would go back

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Thank Tara B
Central PA
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13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016

We have stayed at the Sahara several times and will continue to come back. The location is great: on the boardwalk, but at the quieter end. They have rooms for every budget, from oceanfront to a standard room only a block away from the beach. This year, unfortunately, we travelled over Labor Day weekend when Hermine decided to visit too.... More 

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Thank JoKur6207
Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania
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422 reviews
40 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 258 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016

We stayed at the tower building located one block off the boardwalk. The location was ok, next to a couple breakfast / lunch café’s, Duncan doughnuts, liquor store, ect. Phillips restaurant is about a block away & The Ember’s Restaurant is about two blocks away. The hotel is a little run down & needs a face lift. Our room had... More 

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Thank RRanella
Jersey City, United States
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6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 September 2016

When we checked in there were 2 pillows soiled and smelled like urine, floor has sands and tub was draining so slow. The general manager and the acting manager were not particularly concern about customer issues like these when I reached out to them. Housekeeper told us that customers have same complaints about the pillows but management don't buy new... More 

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j w, General Manager at Sahara Motel, responded to this review

Hi Jocelyn - Sorry to hear you were not satisfied with your stay. Not sure exactly what happened, as I was not on premises nor did I speak with you, but I can assure you that your complaints were certainly treated with concern and everything within the staff's power was done to rectify any situation you encountered. We consistently get... More 

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Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Just back from another enjoyable stay at the Sahara. I have been going to the Sahara and their sister properries since the 80's and they never disappoint. Everyone is friendly and the rooms though basic are always clean. Only suggestion would be to add a few umbrellas around the pools so they could be enjoyed by those who can not... More 

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Thank georgegM5478CF
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Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

I recently took a quick 3 night stay to relax. The staff was very friendly and check in was a breeze. The room is a little dated, or maybe the better word would be plain. That's perfectly fine for my taste though as all I really care about in a beach room is it's cleanliness and my particular room on... More 

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Thank Matt S
Lykens, Pennsylvania
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

My group stays here every year, they have the best rates for being on the boardwalk. The rooms are standard, but the beds are small. Housekeeping is respectful and does a decent job, the air conditioners are pretty filthy though. They have recently started charging extra for their cots, and it's really dissapointing. There is no way two fully grown... More 

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Thank Tyler M

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Enjoy your next Ocean City, Maryland vacation at the Sahara Motel, a complex offering four buildings with rates and locations to suit your needs. Choose from direct Oceanfront/Oceanview, Poolside, West or Tower buildings. All are reasonably priced and just steps away from the Ocean City Boardwalk, amusements, restaurants and shopping. Our oceanfront hotel provides one of the best beachfront views in Ocean City, Maryland. Also the home of famous Jay's Sahara Cafe. Relax on Ocean City's white sandy beach and let the ocean wash over your feet. Stroll the Boardwalk or take a refreshing swim in either of our two sparkling pools. Sample one of Ocean City's nearby golf courses, or just relax on your private oceanfront balcony. We are convenient to all of the most exciting attractions in Ocean City, Maryland. Discover and enjoy Ocean City, Maryland at the Sahara Motel. We are your family's place at the beach. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sahara Motel

Address: Oceanfront at 19th Street, Ocean City, MD 21842
Region: United States > Maryland > Ocean City
Price Range: ₹ 2,591 - ₹ 9,955 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 161
Also Known As:
Sahara Hotel Ocean City
Sahara Ocean City
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“We stayed in the tower, on the first floor. Parked adjacent to door. Convenient and quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles doctorcee409, 13 Oct 2016 | Read review
“well worth the money”
 of 5 bubbles micheley307, 9 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Choose an ocean view or pool side view room. Stay away from the ocean side view rooms, if you can.”
 of 5 bubbles V9561YZvictorias, 21 Jul 2016 | Read review
“If you're staying in the oceanfront building make sure to choose a 2nd or 3rd floor room.”
 of 5 bubbles kenziekinz09, 21 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Ocean front is very quiet and the view can't be beat!”
 of 5 bubbles wendyp991, 26 Jan 2016 | Read review
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