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4.1 out of 5

"I stayed here over the 2021 Thanksgiving weekend. The staff is friendly, informative, helpful, and professional. The room is very clean and comfortabl ... " More

By a verified traveler on Mon 13 Dec 2021

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Hotel Description

3-star beachfront hotel near Ocean City Beach

On the beach

With a stay at this Midtown Ocean City hotel, you'll be within half a mile (1 km) of Ocean City Beach and 3 miles (5 km) of Ocean City Boardwalk. Roland E. Powell Convention Center and Jolly Roger Amusement Park are also within 3 miles (5 km).

Poolside dining

This hotel features 2 restaurants, 2 spa tubs, and an indoor pool. Families will appreciate the arcade/game room, kid-friendly dining, and free childcare. Relax with a drink at one of the 2 bars/lounges and enjoy free perks like free self parking and WiFi in public areas.

Free WiFi, kitchenettes

The 216 guestrooms feature well-equipped kitchenettes with refrigerators, stovetops, microwaves, and dishwashers. LCD TVs come with cable channels, and other amenities include free WiFi and furnished balconies or patios.

Suite, 2 Queen Beds, Garden View

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 6 Max
$61* Per night/room Jan 30 - Jan 31

Studio Suite

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Suite, 1 King Bed, Accessible (Roll-In Shower)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Suite, 2 Queen Beds, Accessible, Ocean View (Communication Accessible)

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Suite, 1 King Bed, Accessible, Oceanfront (Accessible Tub)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Suite, 2 Queen Beds, Accessible, Garden View (Accessible Tub)

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Holiday Inn Ocean City, an IHG Hotel ratings based on 33 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.1 out of 5 4.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 3.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Holiday Inn Ocean City, an IHG Hotel

Everyone (14) Couples (5) Family (12)
4 out of 5
It was a nice stay

Posted by on Jan 18, 2022

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Comment from Hotel Management

Jan 19, 2022 by Guest Services Manager

Leann, we are glad you enjoyed your stay at Holiday Inn Ocean City. Thank you for your wonderful feedback, and we look forward to your next visit. Sincerely, D.J. Kee Guest Services Manager

5 out of 5
I stayed here over the 2021 Thanksgiving weekend. The staff is friendly, informative, helpful, and professional. The room is very clean and comfortable with a great view (partial but plenty of view just the same) of the ocean from the balcony. The room is listed as a suite and it is fully stocked with everything that you could need with the exception of silverware, bring your own. It is conveniently located off of Coastal Hwy and close (walkable) to various shopping and dining if you do not eat at the authentic Italian in-house restaurant. The beach is a very short walking distance (5 minutes ?) behind the hotel. All in all I felt this was a 5 star hotel and I will be staying here in the future. There is even a bus stop in front of the hotel if you don't wish to drive. One last thing which might be of importance - the hotel has luggage carts if you have several bags and an elevator. That was a godsend for me.

Posted by on Dec 13, 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

Dec 13, 2021 by Guest Services Manager

John, wow, thank you for the wonderful review of Holiday Inn Ocean City. We love knowing how pleased you were with our location and the breathtaking views from your room. We appreciate you for taking the time to recognize our devoted staff. We are thrilled to be able to provide you with fresh and comfortable accommodations and with all of the amenities that made your stay pleasant. It was our pleasure hosting you, and love knowing you will return soon. Sincerely, D.J. Kee Guest Services Manager

5 out of 5
The staff at this hotel was friendly, professional, informative, accommodating. The room was very clean and fully furnished with more than I expected. It was comfortable as well. The view from the balcony was fantastic, better than what I expected. I honestly cannot praise this hotel enough, I was that impressed overall. I will be staying here in the future.

Posted by on Dec 13, 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

Dec 13, 2021 by Guest Services Manager

John, Thank you for the terrific review of Holiday Inn Ocean City. We loved seeing your description of our beautiful surroundings and how much you enjoyed the view from your room, and we are thrilled that you were pleased with your fresh and comfortable accommodations. We appreciate you mentioning our friendly associates. It is always our goal to provide an outstanding experience, and we are delighted we could be a part of making your visit memorable. Thank you again for being our guest, and we cannot wait to welcome you soon. Sincerely, D.J. Kee Guest Services Manager

5 out of 5
Overall property rating-good, staff rating -very helpful and courteous. Excellent on site restaurant Touch of Italy.

Posted by on Nov 30, 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

Dec 1, 2021 by Guest Services Manager

Lloyd, we are pleased you thoroughly enjoyed your stay at Holiday Inn Ocean City. We were especially delighted to read the review of our courteous associates and your experience at our in-house restaurant, Touch of Italy, the best Italian restaurant in town! We will certainly share your compliments with our staff, and we hope you will stay and dine with us again soon. Sincerely, D.J. Kee Guest Services Manager

5 out of 5
Nice property. Could use some upgrades

Posted by on Oct 5, 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

Oct 6, 2021 by Guest Services Manager

Byron, thank you for the perfect rating. We are glad you had a wonderful time at Holiday Inn Ocean City. We will share your additional comments with the appropriate individuals for the future modernization of our hotel. It was a pleasure having you as our guest, and we look forward to welcoming you back soon. Sincerely, D.J. Kee Guest Services Manager

5 out of 5
Great location. Easy to get to restaurants and nearby activities. Staff was very professional, friendly and helpful.

Posted by , from Hyattsville on Oct 4, 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

Oct 5, 2021 by Guest Services Manager

Traci, thank you for confirming to other travelers that Holiday Inn Ocean City is the perfect location for an Eastern Shore getaway and that you enjoyed the courteous service provided by our associates. We appreciate you choosing our hotel, and we hope to serve you again. Sincerely, D.J. Kee Guest Services Manager

5 out of 5

Posted by , from Hyattsville on Sep 27, 2021

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5 out of 5
All of the staff was exceptionally friendly and helpful.

Posted by on Sep 24, 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

Sep 25, 2021 by General Manager

James, thank you for the wonderful review of your stay at Holiday Inn Ocean City, especially for complimenting our staff. We are devoted to giving each guest a great experience; therefore, we are delighted you enjoyed your time with us! We look forward to welcoming you whenever your travels bring you back to the Eastern Shore. Sincerely, D.J. Kee Guest Services Manager

5 out of 5
People were friendly. The pool was great.

Posted by on Sep 20, 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

Sep 22, 2021 by Guest Services Manager

Lucinda, thank you for choosing Holiday Inn Ocean City for your recent stay and for sharing your wonderful experience. We are delighted to know you enjoyed our friendly service and beautiful pool. It was a pleasure hosting you, and we hope you will make us your home whenever you plan another trip to the Eastern Shore. Sincerely, D.J. Kee, Guest Services Manager

2 out of 5
The location of this property is ideal and the staff is friendly. Unfortunately, it is FILTHY. Our room was disgustingly dirty. The carpet constantly felt wet and left our feet black just after 30 minutes in the room. There was black mold in the shower. We were placed in a room designed to accommodate individuals with mobility issues (we did not request this.) The accessible shower flooded the bathroom after every shower, even when trying to be extremely careful. The room smelled of mildew and dirtiness, which hit you like a brick wall when you walked through the door. When we spoke to the kind people at the desk regarding these issues, their solution was to change the air filter and vacuum the carpet. Despite their efforts, this did not help.

Posted by on Aug 1, 2021

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Aug 3, 2021 by Guest Services Manager

Thank you for your recent stay with us and the candid review. We want every guest to have a positive experience; therefore, we are disappointed that we did not succeed in our goal. Although your experience is not typical of the service we provide, we are always looking for ways to improve, and we are grateful for your feedback. We hope you will accept our sincere apologies, and we look forward to another opportunity to make it up to you. Sincerely, D.J. Kee, Guest Services Manager

About the Holiday Inn Ocean City, an IHG Hotel

Location 6600 Coastal Hwy, Ocean City, MD 21842

Property Features

As a guest of "Holiday Inn Ocean City, an IHG Hotel", you'll find 2 spa tubs, an outdoor tennis court, an indoor pool, and a 24-hour fitness center. There are 2 restaurants on site, along with a snack bar/deli. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include 2 bars/lounges and a poolside bar. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. There's an onsite 24-hour business center. Event space at this hotel measures 6000 square feet (557 square meters) and includes a conference center. A seasonal outdoor pool, a terrace, and tour/ticket assistance are also featured at the family-friendly "Holiday Inn Ocean City, an IHG Hotel". Self parking is free. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 3-star Ocean City hotel.

  • 1 building
  • 216 guestrooms or units
  • 9 levels
  • 2 dining venues
  • 2 bars or lounges
  • 6000 sq ft of conference space
  • 557 sq m of conference space
  • Built in 1981
  • Deli
  • Supervised kid's activities (free)
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Charging station for electric cars
  • Business center (24 hours)
  • Conference center
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Game room or arcade
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • ATM
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • Smoking in designated areas
  • Water dispenser
  • Bar by the pool
  • Swim-up bar

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking , Free RV, bus, truck parking , Free parking nearby

Transport

  • Train station: Ocean City Station (8.3 km / 5.2 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking and RV/bus/truck parking

Room Amenities

"Holiday Inn Ocean City, an IHG Hotel" offers 216 air-conditioned accommodations with DVD players and laptop-compatible safes. Rooms open to furnished balconies or patios. Accommodations are furnished with double sofa beds. Tempur-Pedic beds feature premium bedding. A pillow menu is available. 37-inch LCD televisions come with premium cable channels. Accommodations at this 3-star hotel have kitchenettes with refrigerators, stovetops, microwaves, and cookware/dishes/utensils. Bathrooms include bathtubs or showers, designer toiletries, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include complimentary newspapers and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and irons/ironing boards. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • In-room kitchenette
  • Private balcony or patio (furnished)
  • Tempur-Pedic beds
  • Pull-out sofa bed
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • HD television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • DVD player
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Stove
  • Dishwasher
  • Coffee maker
  • Kitchenware
  • Luxury bedding
  • Pillow options
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Cribs (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Laptop safe
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Blackout drapes
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy cooked-to-order breakfast daily from 7 AM to 10:30 AM.

Touch of Italy - This restaurant specializes in Italian cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and light fare. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available. Happy hour is offered.

Pool Bar and Grill - This poolside restaurant serves lunch and light fare. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available. Open select days.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

2 spa tubs are on site along with an indoor pool. In addition to a seasonal outdoor pool, other recreational amenities include an outdoor tennis court and a 24-hour fitness center.

Children under 16 years old are not allowed in the fitness facility or spa tub without adult supervision. Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the fitness facility.

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

  • Golfing nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding on site
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Skydiving nearby
  • Casino nearby
  • Health or beauty spa nearby
  • Ziplining nearby
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Boat tours nearby
  • Segway rental/tour nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Golf lessons available nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at anytime
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 4 children 18 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

This property is managed by a professional host

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be 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

Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 18 years old

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation

This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, and a smoke detector

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property is managed by a professional host. Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 18 years old. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, Diners Club, JCB International, and Carte Blanche. Cash is not accepted. For guests' safety, the property includes a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, and a smoke detector in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property and commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available; masks are required in public areas.

  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Guest accommodation is not sealed after cleaning
  • Electrostatic spray is not used for disinfection
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Masks are compulsory at the property
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Contactless food service / room service is available
  • Bed sheets and towels are not washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Reservation is not required for facilities onsite
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Property follows sanitization practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)
  • Mobile key entry is not available
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Food service has been amended for enhanced safety
  • Protective clothing is not available to guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • Property follows a brand or regulatory agency's sanitization guidelines Clean Promise (IHG)
  • LGBTQ friendly
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available through room service
  • Number of children who can stay free - 4
  • No gap period between guest stays

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 10 and USD 20 for adults, USD 5 and USD 15 for children (approximately)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Holiday Inn Hotel OCEAN CITY
  • Holiday Inn OCEAN CITY
  • OCEAN CITY Holiday Inn
  • Holiday Inn Ocean City Hotel
  • Holiday Inn Hotel
  • Holiday Inn Ocean City Hotel Ocean City

You should know

  • The seasonal pool will open in May and close in October.
  • Pool access available from 8:00 AM to midnight.
  • Up to 4 children 18 years old and younger stay free in the same room as the parent or guardian when using existing bedding.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).
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*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.