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The Wellington Hotel
2 out of 5
900 Baltimore Ave., Ocean City, MD
The price is $129 per night
2.69 mi from city center
3.7/5Good! (576 reviews)

"Excellent value for a budget hotel. Perfect location just feet from the boardwalk, friendly staff, easy check in, and clean room."…"

Reviewed on Jul 10, 2020

The Wellington Hotel
Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Ocean City
2.5 out of 5
12536 Ocean Gateway, Ocean City, MD
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $159 per night
3.26 mi from city center
4.4/5Excellent! (700 reviews)

"Absolutely awesome. Perfect for my wife and I to get away. The accommodations were perfect. The breakfast was awesomely. And now we are currently staying in another microtel in baltimore washington. She has surgery tomorrow and i want her to be comfortable."…"

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2020

Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Ocean City
Plim Plaza Hotel
2 out of 5
109 North Atlantic Ave., 2nd Street and Boardwalk, Ocean City, MD
The price is $174 per night
3.15 mi from city center
3/5 (797 reviews)

"The people were very nice, the room wasn’t as nice as I was expecting. The bathroom in my room was the only thing I really liked about the room, it was newly renovated I think. The door to our room had a large gap at the bottom where I could fit my hand through it. The bathroom for the pool was not ..."…"

Reviewed on Jun 23, 2020

Plim Plaza Hotel

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Clarion Resort Fontainebleau Hotel - Oceanfront
3 out of 5
10100 Coastal Hwy, Ocean City, MD
The price is $191 per night
2.82 mi from city center
3.8/5Good! (942 reviews)

"Loved the view and prompt customer service. The check in and out process went well."…"

Reviewed on Jul 10, 2020

Clarion Resort Fontainebleau Hotel - Oceanfront
Comfort Suites Ocean City
2.5 out of 5
12718 Ocean Gateway, Ocean City, MD
The price is $189 per night
3.17 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (967 reviews)

"I stayed at this property for an overnight trip, it wasn’t bad and it served its purpose. It just seemed a little old."…"

Reviewed on Jul 3, 2020

Comfort Suites Ocean City
Tidelands Caribbean Hotel and Suites
2.5 out of 5
5th Street on the Boardwalk Ocean City, Ocean City, MD
The price is $174 per night
3.02 mi from city center
3.4/5Good! (1,748 reviews)

"Room was very spacious and clean. The pool area with the restaurant and bar were great spots to hang out and enjoy drinks and lounge around the water. Only downside is they are not doing daily room service cleaning at this time and we were not aware of this at check in, so we had to get more towels ..."…"

Reviewed on Jul 10, 2020

Tidelands Caribbean Hotel and Suites
Carousel Resort Hotel & Condominiums
3 out of 5
11700 Coastal Hwy, Ocean City, MD
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $209 per night
3.35 mi from city center
3.9/5Good! (1,375 reviews)

"Overall, I would give the place 3.5 stars. Nice location. Stands out a little because of the novelty. There are many, many areas in need of refreshment and refurbishment. I understand the impacts that moisture and salty air can have on surfaces, particularly metallic. That's not lost on me, but it ..."…"

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2020

Carousel Resort Hotel & Condominiums
Beach Plaza Hotel
2.5 out of 5
1301 Atlantic Avenue, Ocean City, MD
The price is $189 per night
2.47 mi from city center
3.5/5Good! (522 reviews)

"Very pleased with the cleanliness of the room which is my biggest issue with places where I stay and I don't usually try new places for this reason... loved that it is ocean front which is my favorite place to be if possible....price was very reasonable using expedia.com."…"

Reviewed on Jul 1, 2020

Beach Plaza Hotel
Holiday Inn Ocean City
3 out of 5
6600 Coastal Hwy, Ocean City, MD
The price is $239 per night
1.28 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (969 reviews)

"I hate the 1st floor rooms but love everything else"…"

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2020

Holiday Inn Ocean City
Princess Bayside Beach Hotel
2.5 out of 5
4801 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD
The price is $170 per night
0.91 mi from city center
3.2/5 (980 reviews)

"I loved that it had a jacuzzi and a rooftop pool. I also liked that the room had a full fridge and open range to cook on. There was nothing that i did not like about the room or my stay at the hotel. We will definitely be staying here again."…"

Reviewed on Jul 10, 2020

Princess Bayside Beach Hotel
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Visiting Ocean City

Families will find kid-friendly activities in Ocean City, and visitors give high marks for the seaside, pristine golf courses, and top-notch restaurants. Walkable and relaxing, this city also attracts tourists with its bars. Top sights in the city include Ocean City Beach, Ocean City Boardwalk, and Jolly Roger Amusement Park.

  • There are 1646 hotels and other accommodations in Ocean City
  • The closest major airport is in Ocean City, MD (OCE-Ocean City Municipal), 5 mi (8 km) from the city center
  • The next closest is in Salisbury, MD (SBY-Salisbury - Ocean City Wicomico Regional), 23.4 mi (37.6 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Ocean City

Cultural venues in the city include Ripley's Believe It or Not Museum, Ocean City Life-Saving Station Museum, and Wheels of Yesterday. Families come for attractions such as Ocean City Boardwalk, Jolly Roger Amusement Park, and Jolly Roger at the Pier. The city is notable for landmarks like Oceanic Fishing Pier, Transpeninsular Line Marker, and Verrazano Bridge.

In Ocean City, there are 1646 hotels and other lodging options so you'll have plenty of choices for your holiday getaway. Below are highly ranked ones based on our user reviews:

  • Aloft Ocean City - This 3-star hotel in Midtown Ocean City features a restaurant, an outdoor pool, and an indoor pool. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its pool and proximity to shopping.
  • Residence Inn by Marriott Ocean City - Our customers like the family-friendly amenities and convenient parking at this hotel. Guests who stay at this 3-star hotel in Midtown Ocean City can enjoy access to free breakfast and an indoor pool, along with an in-room kitchen.
  • The Edge at Fager's Island - This 3.5-star hotel in Midtown Ocean City features free breakfast, a restaurant, and an outdoor pool. Expedia customers like its helpful staff and location.

Other favorite sights in Ocean City include Ocean City Beach, Maryland Beach, and Casino at Ocean Downs. A top sight in the surrounding area is Bethany Beach Boardwalk, located 11.2 mi (18.1 km) from the center of the city.

Dressing for Ocean City

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 57°F, while nighttime temperatures stay around 27°F
  • From April to June, the average is 83°F during the day and 40°F at night
  • July through September sees average temperatures of 84°F during the day and 56°F at night
  • In October-December, you can expect 72°F as the daytime average and 29°F as the nighttime average
  • Ocean City gets about 42.37 inches of rain per year
  • July and August are usually the hottest months averaging 83°F, while January and February are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 29°F

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place to stay in Ocean City?
The Edge at Fager’s Island is a favorite with Expedia customers. This 3.5-star hotel offers free breakfast and a restaurant. It is located a short 7-minute walk from Ocean City Beach. Reviews from our site also recommend Aloft Ocean City and Residence Inn by Marriott Ocean City as top choices for your stay.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Ocean City, will I receive a refund?
Yes, the majority of hotel bookings are fully refundable as long as you cancel prior to the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is usually within 24-48 hours of your check-in date. If you have a non-refundable reservation, it might still be possible to cancel it and get a refund within a 24-hour period of booking. Enter dates in and click on “Search”, then filter by “free cancellation” to view the top deals on offer in Ocean City.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Ocean City?
To find more details about picking new dates or cancelling your trip to Ocean City, go to https://www.expedia.com/service/.
What's the best accommodation for a budget-friendly stay in Ocean City?
Based on reviews, Fenwick Inn is a popular 2-star hotel for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking. Other good choices for your budget-friendly stay include Seabonay Oceanfront Motel and Crystal Beach Hotel.
Where is the best hotel for a stay in West Ocean City?
There are 31 hotels and other accommodations to choose from in this neighborhood, so you should find the perfect place for your trip. Based on Expedia customer reviews, Hampton Inn & Suites Ocean City West is the highest ranked property in West Ocean City. This hotel offers free breakfast and an indoor pool. Other top choices in the neighborhood include Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Ocean City and Comfort Suites Ocean City.
What's the best accommodation in Midtown Ocean City?
In this neighborhood, there are 710 places to stay, so you should find just want you want for your visit. Residence Inn by Marriott Ocean City is a favorite with our customers staying in Midtown Ocean City. This 3-star hotel offers 2 bars and free breakfast. It is located a short 1-minute walk from Ocean City Beach. Travelers also recommend The Edge at Fager’s Island and Hampton Inn & Suites Ocean City, MD as top choices in the neighborhood.
What's the best hotel for a family trip to Ocean City?
Tidelands Caribbean Hotel and Suites is a hotel with 2 outdoor pools and a restaurant, and it’s a top choice on Expedia for families. Other good choices for your stay with the kids include Dunes Manor Hotel and Dunes Suites and Hilton Ocean City Oceanfront Suites. Attractions like Ocean City Boardwalk and Jolly Roger Amusement Park are also fun for kids of all ages.
What's the best hotel for a romantic vacation in Ocean City?
Grand Hotel & Spa is a favorite 3-star hotel for couples, and features private balconies and a full-service spa. Other good choices for your romantic getaway include Lighthouse Club Hotel and Dunes Manor Hotel and Dunes Suites.
What's the best pet-friendly hotel in Ocean City?
Fenwick Inn is a top hotel for people traveling with their pets, and offers a restaurant and free WiFi for its human guests. Other good options for you and your pet’s trip include The Barefoot Mailman and Safari Motel Boardwalk.
What's the best place to stay close to Ocean City Boardwalk?
Adjacent to Ocean City Boardwalk, Tidelands Caribbean Hotel and Suites is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this hotel offers 2 outdoor pools and a restaurant. Other good choices close by include Grand Hotel & Spa and The Wellington Hotel.
What about the best place to stay close to Ocean City Beach?
One of the top choices for your stay is Home2 Suites by Hilton Ocean City - Bayside, MD, located next to Ocean City Beach, and this hotel offers free breakfast and an indoor pool. Bonita Beach Hotel and Best Western Plus Ocean City are a couple of other good and close options.
What's the best accommodation to stay near the beach in Ocean City?
The Edge at Fager’s Island is a top 3-star beachfront hotel with an indoor pool and a poolside bar. Other good choices for your beach trip include Comfort Inn Boardwalk and Dunes Manor Hotel and Dunes Suites. To enjoy some time by the water, head to Ocean City Beach or Maryland Beach.

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