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Right on the waterfront

On Baltimore’s Inner Harbor, Pier 5, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member, is a waterfront hotel a 1-minute walk from Pier Six Concert Pavilion. The National Aquarium is a 5-minute walk, while attractions including the Maryland Science Center and American Visionary Art Museum are less an a mile away.

Steak, seafood, or a swim

Guests can enjoy American cuisine at the onsite steak and seafood restaurants, and relax with a swim or workout in the athletic center. The hotel offers concierge and local shuttle services, and the lobby hosts cocktail hours and activities such as a Crabby Hour crab-cake cooking demonstration.

Free WiFi, luxe perks

Brightly decorated, smoke-free rooms offer free WiFi and flat-screen HDTVs with cable and satellite channels. All have luxurious touches including robes, pillowtop mattresses, and down pillows, and coffee is free. Some rooms feature sweeping harbor views.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Pier 5, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member features a marina. Dining is available at one of the hotel's 2 restaurants and guests can grab coffee at the coffee shop/café. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. High-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary.

Event facilities include conference space and meeting rooms. This Baltimore hotel also offers a business center, multilingual staff, a picnic area, and concierge services. Onsite parking is available (surcharge).

Pier 5, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member is a smoke-free property.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Free area shuttle 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Business center 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-out 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Marina on site 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of floors - 3 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • Picnic area 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Total number of rooms - 66 
  • Free use of nearby fitness center 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Wedding services 
  • Year Built 1936 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Area shuttle (complimentary)  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Microwave (on request)  
  • Refrigerator (on request)  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Climate control 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Desk 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • In-room safe 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Microwave (on request) 
  • Phone 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Refrigerator (on request) 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Turndown service 

Where to Eat

Ruths Chris Steakhouse - This restaurant serves dinner only. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

McCormick and Schmicks - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting).

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Accessible path of travel 
  • Braille or raised signage 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 4 PM


Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

No rollaway/extra beds available

Pets allowed (no fees)

24-hour check-in


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • Resort fee: USD 9.95 per accommodation, per night
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Self parking fee: USD 22 per day
  • Valet parking fee: USD 38.40 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for an additional fee
  • Rollaway beds are available for an additional fee
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

Food and Wine Escape

Book a stay in a Food and Wine Escape rate category and receive the following:

  • Split of Robert Mondavi Private Selection chardonnay and cabernet
  • Two special edition stemless wine glasses
  • Robert Mondavi signature corkscrew
  • Breakfast buffet for two per day
  • Food and Wine Best Bets guide to the area

    Must book the Food and Wine Escape rate category to qualify. Wine and glasses are in room upon arrival. Breakfast is served daily in the hotel’s restaurant; includes taxes but not gratuities. Breakfast cannot be taken as room service. Blackout dates may apply.

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