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#1 Rated Condo, Oceanfront, With Bay View Too
4.9/5Exceptional! (143 reviews)
Great off-season getaway

"What a great location for a few days away. Loved the views of the ocean and bay. We had a couple of great morning sunrises to enjoy while I sipped my espresso. Well appointed and very comfortable. Good location. We hope to go back in the future."…"

Reviewed on Feb 22, 2021

#1 Rated Condo, Oceanfront, With Bay View Too
Romantic Beach Getaway For 2 In Ocean City MD
4.9/5Exceptional! (55 reviews)
Great for a couple getaway

"Walking distance to many nice restaurants and the beach"…"

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2020

Romantic Beach Getaway For 2 In Ocean City MD
Must See - Beautiful Oceanfront Condo On The Boardwalk - Private Balcony!
4.8/5Exceptional! (95 reviews)
We had the Best time!

"We had the Best time!"…"

Reviewed on Sep 28, 2020

Must See - Beautiful Oceanfront Condo On The Boardwalk - Private Balcony!
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Must See - Beautiful Oceanfront Condo On The Boardwalk - Private Balcony!
4.8/5Exceptional! (92 reviews)
Great Condo On the Beach/Boardwalk

"This was my first time using VRBO and I'm very impressed. The owner was in touch the same day I made the reservation. He provided all the info I needed for easy entry into the condo and what was provided. The place was clean and perfect for a winter weekend at the beach. Thank you Scott and Dea. ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb 10, 2021

Must See - Beautiful Oceanfront Condo On The Boardwalk - Private Balcony!
Dunes Manor Hotel and Dunes Suites
3 out of 5
2800 Baltimore Ave, Ocean City, MD
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $71 per night from Mar 8 to Mar 9
4.3/5Excellent! (1,070 reviews)

"The best the best the best the best the best the best"…"

Reviewed on Feb 19, 2021

Dunes Manor Hotel and Dunes Suites
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Ocean City
2.5 out of 5
12601 Coastal Hwy, Ocean City, MD
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The price is $60 per night from Mar 2 to Mar 3
4.3/5Excellent! (994 reviews)
Loved our stay

"The rooms were so clean. Employees couldn’t have been so pleasant. Hotel lobby was decorated beautiful. Great time and we will be back."…"

Reviewed on Nov 23, 2020

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Ocean City
Atlantic Hotel
3.5 out of 5
2 North Main Street, Berlin, MD
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The price is $114 per night from Mar 2 to Mar 3
4.2/5Excellent! (147 reviews)

"Love the antique atmosphere of the hotel! The room and hotel were spotless and staff very friendly. We've stayed here many times and love the hotel and local community. This trip was not our best one, however. There were issues with the shower and our Valentine's Day dinner was not very good. My ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb 22, 2021

Atlantic Hotel
Commander Hotel & Suites
2.5 out of 5
1401 Atlantic Avenue, Ocean City, MD
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $69 per night from Mar 4 to Mar 5
4.1/5Very Good! (806 reviews)

"This hotel was amazing. Absolutley beautiful. Very clean, bed was so comfortable and the pillows? Wow! Never slept on more comfortable bed. Stayed for 3 night in February 2021. The staff at the front desk extremely nice. I just can't say enough about this hotel. Highly recommended it. A"…"

Reviewed on Feb 26, 2021

Commander Hotel & Suites
Castle in the Sand
3 out of 5
3701 Atlantic Avenue, Ocean City, MD
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4.1/5Very Good! (523 reviews)

"Liked the location and its proximity to the beach. The view from out oceanfront room was spectacular."…"

Reviewed on Oct 9, 2020

Castle in the Sand
Villas of Ocean Pines
3 out of 5
11029 Cathell Road, Berlin, MD
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3.8/5Good! (16 reviews)
Spacious Retreat

"Location was great! Unit was old and run-down. It needs a lot,of work. Fireplace and view was lovely! Location to historic Berlin and Ocean City was great,"…"

Reviewed on Oct 8, 2014

Villas of Ocean Pines
Harrison Hall Hotel
2 out of 5
1409 Atlantic Ave., Ocean City, MD
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3.4/5Good! (559 reviews)

"Great location and I love the big porch!! Would definitely stay again."…"

Reviewed on Oct 7, 2020

Harrison Hall Hotel
Ocean Lodge Hotel
2.5 out of 5
801 N Philadelphia Ave, Ocean City, MD
The price is $500 per night from Mar 2 to Mar 3
3.4/5 (374 reviews)
My perfect little hiding spot

"I loved it. It was a little small but perfect. It's 2 blocks from the beach, in the middle of everything and the staff is amazingly nice and friendly and the best part was the price its really affordable my husband i didn't want to.leave."…"

Reviewed on Sep 19, 2020

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Guide to Ocean City Historic Hotels

Visiting new cities can be more than just getting a break from your daily routine, it can also be about understanding the history and culture of a region. A perfect way to get an idea of the area's culture is to plunge yourself in its history. Visiting landmarks or museums is a good start, but staying in a Ocean City historic hotel can carry you back to the past. Pack your suitcases (no need for a time machine) as your Ocean City vintage hotel awaits.

If These Walls Could Talk

Many of the historic accommodations in Ocean City give you a feel for a historic period as soon as you pass through the lobby. From old-world facades to locations steeped in the past, these surroundings will make you may begin to wonder if you have stepped into a history book. Fortunately, you aren't required to live like the hotel's past occupants. Although these hotels may be older, they have many up-to-date amenities to help you relax on your getaway. You'll discover your room furnished with a comfortable bed and just about anything you may want for a marvelous getaway.

After you've checked-in and had a look around the hotel's grounds, you can continue to take in this culturally-rich region by checking out the renowned landmarks and art museums. Of course, all this exploring is going to stimulate your appetite. Make sure to read through the reviews and see the suggestions other travelers to Ocean City believe is merit visiting. You can also ask your hotel's front desk staff so you can learn where some of the local spots to grab a cocktail or dinner in Ocean City are.

Book a Ocean City Historic Hotel

Ocean City has 3480 vintage hotels that exude the feel and look of another era. Some of these famous hotels are where influential writers may have stayed. You are certain to find a place possessing all the in-room amenities as well as the traits you want. Take advantage of the great Ocean City deals with Expedia, and make your visit one to remember with a stay in a one-of-a kind accommodation.

Frequently asked questions

What should I expect on my historical trip to Ocean City?
The historical places in Ocean City are probably a big part of your travel plans. While you’re in town, you can check out the scenic seaside and top-notch restaurants. And also relish a stop at the lively bars in this walkable area.
What's the best accommodation in Ocean City that's close to historical sites?
Based on our travel expertise, Atlantic Hotel is a top 3.5-star historic hotel bookable on Expedia and it offers a restaurant. Calvin B. Taylor House Museum is a short walk away. Other choices close to historic sites include Cayman Suites Hotel and Sea Hawk Motel.
How many historical hotels are there in Ocean City?
Ocean City is home to 3469 hotel accommodations bookable on Expedia, including 13 hotels designated as historic or close to historic sites.
What are the top historical sites and other places to visit in Ocean City?
Landmarks like Calvin B. Taylor House Museum and Rackliffe House in Ocean City might be worth a visit. Cultural venues include Ocean City Life-Saving Station Museum and Ripley’s Believe It or Not Museum. Other popular sights include Ocean City Beach and Ocean City Boardwalk.
What is a historic hotel like in Ocean City?
By booking a historic hotel, guests can stay in a building that has an officially recognized historic designation. A castle, a palace or even a pub or an old police station can be identified as a historic hotel as long as it has special significance. Traditional architecture and period features are typically preserved within the guestrooms or public spaces of these historic hotels in Ocean City, bringing the history to life.
What is the difference between a historic hotel and a heritage hotel?
“Heritage hotel” is a term often used in Asia and Europe, while “historic hotel” is a term often used in the U.S. though overall the terms are quite similar. The building and architecture of historic hotels are generally what’s most significant. For a heritage hotel, mainly, it’s cultural value as well as how it influenced the community.
Do historic hotels in Ocean City have modern facilities?
Hotels include modern conveniences and safety features you expect to find, while every effort is made to preserve the historic aspects and traditions. WiFi, heating and air conditioning, updated bathroom facilities, and the normal amenities found in a hotel will also be available in a historic hotel. Rest assured that when you choose a historic hotel in Ocean City, you won’t find yourself staying at a place that is rundown or uncomfortable.

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