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2.5 out of 5
800-814 Atlantic Ave, Ocean City, NJ
$100/night
Sep 16 - Sep 17
4.2/5Very Good! (339 reviews)

"Close to the beach & boards...pool for the kids...close to a lot of the more enjoyable off boardwalk stomps (Varsity Inn, Hobby Horse Ice Cream)"…"

Reviewed on Aug 15, 2019

The Forum
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2.5 out of 5
801 Atlantic Ave, Beach Block of 8th Street, Ocean City, NJ
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3.8/5Good! (279 reviews)

"Staff was friendly and accommodating. We liked being close to the boardwalk. They also had a nice pool ."…"

Reviewed on Jul 12, 2019

Pavilion Motor Lodge
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2 out of 5
820 Ocean Ave, Ocean City, NJ
Free Cancellation
$165/night
Sep 2 - Sep 3
4.4/5Wonderful! (229 reviews)

"good location--pull out bed was very uncomfortable and only one way in to bathroom so people in living room were disturbed"…"

Reviewed on Aug 15, 2019

Biscayne Suites
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2.5 out of 5
901 Ocean Avenue, Ocean City, NJ
$285/night
Sep 4 - Sep 5
4.4/5Wonderful! (194 reviews)

"Spacious and well kept. Staff friendly and eager to please. Beautiful indoor pool. Just a great place to stay!!!"…"

Reviewed on Aug 2, 2019

Watson's Regency Suites
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2 out of 5
1201 Ocean Ave, Ocean City, NJ
$102/night
Sep 22 - Sep 23
4.3/5Excellent! (294 reviews)

"I loved the location of this property on 12th st and Ocean - Ideal for everything you need in Ocean City. I also loved the pool - great amenity!"…"

Reviewed on Aug 20, 2019

Harris House By the Beach
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4.8/5Exceptional! (29 reviews)
Perfect getaway for our family

"This place is AMAZING!! The pictures do not do it justice! It is so beautiful and tastefully decorated and homey. We instantly felt at home there. We visited in the dead of winter (Feb) and it was cozy and warm and had everything we needed. We seriously almost stole the sectional sofa because it ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb 19, 2019

Adorable Shabby Chic Cottage Home/pets Welcome/fenced Yard/beach Tags Provided
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2.5 out of 5
600 E 9th Street, Ocean City, NJ
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3.7/5Good! (171 reviews)
Quick little getaway to OC

"Clean room with friendly staff"…"

Reviewed on Sep 26, 2018

Tradewinds Motel
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2.5 out of 5
3420 Haven Ave, Ocean City, NJ
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4/5Very Good! (505 reviews)

"Stayed here 3 yrs now. Great location. Rooms were updated."…"

Reviewed on Aug 9, 2019

The Crossings
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3.5 out of 5
1510 Boardwalk, Ocean City, NJ
$259/night
Sep 2 - Sep 3
4.6/5Exceptional! (396 reviews)

"Clean, great location, pool, restaurant.... Everything was great."…"

Reviewed on Aug 14, 2019

Port-O-Call Hotel
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2 out of 5
1417 Ocean Ave., Ocean City, NJ
$99/night
Sep 15 - Sep 16
3.9/5Very Good! (400 reviews)

"The location is fantastic - right on the boardwalk at 14th street where the surreys have to stop and close enough to walk to the rides. We stayed with our 3 kids and it was a tight squeeze for us but we also booked last minute. The room was clean and was fine for what we needed for the weekend. Parking ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug 19, 2019

Ocean Front Motel
Image for Gold Coast.beautiful Home.asbury Ave.2 Blocks TO Beach.3 Br.2.5 Ba.wifi
4.8/5Exceptional! (16 reviews)
Clean quiet and very comfortable

"We had a great time in this condo. On the quieter end of town but still so close to the beach. We were able to walk to the start of the boardwalk but still sleep quietly at night. The place is clean and mattresses all comfortable. We had a great time!"…"

Reviewed on Jun 12, 2019

Gold Coast.beautiful Home.asbury Ave.2 Blocks TO Beach.3 Br.2.5 Ba.wifi
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4.6/5Wonderful! (14 reviews)
Pool very nice!

"The only 2 things negative were the trash wasn’t emptied when we arrived and bathroom sink not cleaned but nice housekeeper Kim came right away and did it. The freezer door also was broken. Place was clean otherwise and nice area!"…"

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2018

Beautiful New Condo Sleeps 4 - Only 2 Blocks From Beach/boardwalk
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2 out of 5
617 East 8th Street, Ocean City, NJ
$79/night
Sep 2 - Sep 3
3.1/5 (188 reviews)

"The staff are very nice and friendly. The room is little smal but clean and comfortable. Perfect location: 2 blocks from beach and boardwalk. Definitelly we had a great weekend here!"…"

Reviewed on Aug 19, 2019

Blue Water Inn
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3 out of 5
720 Ocean Avenue, Ocean City, NJ
$169/night
Sep 4 - Sep 5
4.3/5Excellent! (133 reviews)

"I liked the location as it was short walk to boardwalk and eateries. The staff was welcoming."…"

Reviewed on Aug 20, 2019

Scarborough Inn
Image for NJ TAX Exempt! 100% NEW 2br, 2BA Condo W/pool 2 Blocks 2 Beach, Wifi
4.8/5Exceptional! (4 reviews)
in the heart of town

"great place - family wanted boardwalk and a pool. great, location, deck, décor, beautifully renovated. Internet a little iffy but that's probably a good thing. Thanks Jesse."…"

Reviewed on Aug 28, 2017

NJ TAX Exempt! 100% NEW 2br, 2BA Condo W/pool 2 Blocks 2 Beach, Wifi
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4.9/5Exceptional! (7 reviews)
Super View & Cozy

"Very relaxing location and tastefully appointed rooms. Ocean City is a friendly place. The owners were very responsive to our needs, as well, as they provided details of all the aspects of rental. A distinct pleasure to work with Nancy."…"

Reviewed on Oct 8, 2018

Ocnj Waterfront Condo With Pool, Parking, & Major Views
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4.9/5Exceptional! (8 reviews)
Great vacation place

"The Flanders is the best place to stay in ocean city. This unit was clean and well kept."…"

Reviewed on Aug 11, 2018

Condo on Boardwalk/beach - Ocean Views !
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4.9/5Exceptional! (12 reviews)
great little beach house

"We loved this home, it's the perfect mix of old and new. Close to everything you need, especially the Beach! They provide the linens and towels, which is a huge plus, including the paper products. Highly recommend!!!"…"

Reviewed on Sep 4, 2018

Beach Block, Linens & Beach Tags Provided, Fresh, Clean, Updated & Beautiful!
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Where Should We Stay in Ocean City?

The walkable destination of Ocean City is a good choice if you've been considering a getaway with your kids. The biking trails, beaches, and surfing spots are just a few things that make this an attractive vacation destination for families. Arrange a flight into Atlantic City, NJ (ACY-Atlantic City Intl.), which is located 12 mi (19.3 km) from the city center. When you're thinking about where you should stay in Ocean City, you might want to consider one of the 24 child-friendly hotels and other accommodations here.

Vacationing families have good things to say about these accommodations:

Forum Motor Inn: Offers a children's pool, free parking, and laundry facilities. Guests like the overall comfort and quiet location at this 2.5-star motel.

Tradewinds Motel - Features an outdoor pool, free parking, and free WiFi. The overall comfort and central location make this 2.5-star motel popular with guests.

Watson's Regency Suites - Offers an indoor pool, in-room kitchens, and free parking. Guests like the clean rooms and helpful staff at this 2.5-star hotel.

When Should We Visit Ocean City?

You're probably hoping for good weather for your family trip. Use these tips to plan when to pack up the kids and head to Ocean City.

  • Hottest months: July, August, June, and September, with an average temperature of 84°F
  • Coldest months: January, February, December, and March, with an average temperature of 26°F
  • Driest months: February, June, September, and January, with an average rainfall of 3.09 inches
  • Rainiest months: March, August, December, and July, with an average rainfall of 3.93 inches

What Should We See and Do in Ocean City?

While you are vacationing in Ocean City, you and the family might want to see interesting spots such as Playland's Castaway Cove and Congo Falls Adventure Golf. Make sure you have lots of time for activities like Ocean City Boardwalk and Haunted Golf.

Ocean City is also known for its:
  • Beaches
  • Biking
  • Wildlife
  • Golfing
  • Surfing

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