BEACH PLAZA HOTEL

1301 Atlantic Ave., Ocean City, MD 21824 United States (USA)
View Map Reservations: 1-800-230-4134
2.5 Star Beach Hotel in Somerset County
38.34352-75.079
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3.5/ 5

Based on 279 guest reviews

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  • Avg. Group Discount of 18.9%!
  • Hotel has 96 rooms
  • Hotel has 4 floors
  • Hotel has 36 suites
  • Check in time: 03:00 PM
  • Check out time: 11:00 PM
  • Hotel has an eco-friendly policy
  • Group booking rating of 10.0/10
  • Hotel has 96 meeting rooms

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Room Types

Check Rates Deluxe Room Oceanfront
Non-Smoking
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Non-Smoking
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Non-Smoking

Local Attractions

Located along the Ocean City Boardwalk, just steps from the Atlantic Ocean. Walking distance to restaurants, local attractions, nightlife, and the OC Inlet!

Summary of Verified Reviews

Summary of 916 verified reviews

74
Fair

Good beach hotel. Accessible parking. Good restaurants & bars in the area. Stylish Hotel. Popular among families.

“Beautiful Ocean front” “Great front porch”

Great Beach Hotel Top 20% in city
Best Terrace In City

Good to know

  • Awesome terrace

    “Fabulous veranda” “Big patio”

  • Hotel is outdated

    “Old building” “Old apartment”

  • Unpleasant entrance area

    “Didnt have elevators” “Elevator was very slow”

  • Old rooms

    “Old apartment” “Dated furniture”

Review highlights

Location

98/100
255 reviews

Great location. Close to the beach, restaurants, bars, and sightseeing. Parking is good and affordable. Shopping is ok.

“Excellent location” “Restaurants right on the” “Great parking”

Service

76/100
247 reviews

Friendly but only somewhat professional service with okay reception and bad housekeeping.

“Staff was excellent” “Excellent cancellation policy” “Front desk helpful”

Value

61/100
69 reviews

Fairly good value for money. Standard beverage prices. Free internet.

“Terrific price” “Complimentary coffee” “Cheap motel”

Amenities

55/100
166 reviews

Buildings are mediocre, but the terraces are fantastic. Old facilities and unpleasant entrance area. Beautiful architecture.

“Large porch” “Old building” “Lack of environment”

Breakfast

53/100
19 reviews

Breakfast is average.

“Breakfast not available” “No breakfast” “Breakfast was really good”

Cleanliness

45/100
163 reviews

Bathrooms and rooms are untidy. Unclean hotel facilities.

“Toilet overflowed” “Dirty veranda” “Dirty towels”

Room

38/100
390 reviews

Tiny, dirty rooms with bad beds, but fantastic views. Rooms are outdated and not well-kept with bad balconies and A/C. Small rooms and dirty bathrooms. Poorly-furnished with bad TV's, understocked minibars and unsightly kitchenettes.

“Walls are very thin” “Conditioning unit leaked” “Air conditioner leaking”

WiFi

36/100
25 reviews

WiFi's cheap, but poor quality.

“No Wi Fi” “Wifi was not working” “WIFI never worked”

Comfort

34/100
175 reviews

Generally poor comfort, particularly the beds, and A/C is lacking. Noisy, cramped rooms and bathrooms.

“Conditioning unit leaked” “Air conditioner leaking” “Outdated room air”

Vibe

34/100
161 reviews

Atmosphere is friendly but the vibe is low. Hotel is outdated. Unpleasant entrance area. Stylish Hotel. Awesome for a beach holiday.

“Very old building” “Elevator was very slow” “Loud music”

Pool

13/100
15 reviews

Bad pool.

“No pool”

Ranked top 56% by couples, with a score of 74

Good to know

  • Unpleasant entrance area

    “Didnt have elevators” “Elevator was very slow”

  • Accessible parking

    “Plenty of parking” “Free parking lot”

  • Old facilities

    “Older property” “Very old building”

  • Affordable parking

    “Free parking lot” “Free parking”

Review highlights

Location

98/100
89 reviews

Excellent location close to the beach. Parking is good and affordable.

“Excellent location” “Restaurants right on the” “Great parking”

Service

75/100
76 reviews

Friendly but only somewhat professional service with okay reception and bad housekeeping.

“Staff was excellent” “Excellent cancellation policy” “Front desk helpful”

Value

62/100
23 reviews

Fairly good value for money.

“Complimentary coffee” “Cheap motel” “Staff included”

Amenities

56/100
60 reviews

Buildings are mediocre, but the terraces are fantastic. Old facilities and unpleasant entrance area.

“Modern facility” “Very old building” “Elevator didn't work”

Breakfast

51/100
5 reviews

Breakfast is average.

“Breakfast not available” “No breakfast” “Breakfast was really good”

Cleanliness

41/100
54 reviews

Bathrooms and rooms are untidy. Unclean hotel facilities.

“Toilet overflowed” “Dirty veranda” “Dirty towels”

Comfort

35/100
52 reviews

Uncomfortable, cramped rooms, with poor beds. Terrible A/C and noisy rooms.

“Conditioning unit leaked” “Air conditioner leaking” “Outdated room air”

Room

35/100
124 reviews

Dirty rooms and bathrooms, uncomfortable beds, and horrible A/C. Rooms are small and old with bad minibars and kitchenettes. Poorly-kept rooms, with unpleasant balconies and bad furniture. Great view.

“Walls are very thin” “Conditioning unit leaked” “Air conditioner leaking”

WiFi

34/100
5 reviews

Bad internet service.

“No Wi Fi” “Wifi was not working” “WIFI never worked”

Vibe

33/100
54 reviews

Atmosphere is friendly but the vibe is low. Hotel is outdated. Unpleasant entrance area.

“Very old building” “Elevator was very slow” “Loud music”

Ranked top 42% by families, with a score of 76

Good to know

  • Bad kitchenette

    “No fridge or microwave” “No microwave in the room”

  • Bad air conditioning

    “No ceiling fan” “Conditioning unit leaked”

  • Old rooms

    “Old apartment” “Dated furniture”

  • Poor beds

    “Pillows are small” “Uncomfortable pillows”

Review highlights

Location

98/100
41 reviews

Excellent location close to the beach.

“Excellent location” “Restaurants right on the” “Great parking”

Service

78/100
43 reviews

Service is acceptably professional but very friendly, with decent reception and housekeeping.

“Staff was excellent” “Excellent cancellation policy” “Front desk helpful”

Value

59/100
10 reviews

Fairly good value for money.

“Terrific price” “Cheap motel” “Staff included”

Breakfast

55/100
6 reviews

Breakfast is average.

“Breakfast not available” “No breakfast” “Breakfast was really good”

Amenities

54/100
27 reviews

Buildings are mediocre, but the terraces are fantastic.

“Modern facility” “Very old building” “Lack of environment”

Cleanliness

49/100
28 reviews

Dirty room. Moderately clean hotel facilities.

“Toilet overflowed” “Dirty veranda” “Dirty towels”

Room

39/100
69 reviews

Small, dirty rooms and horrible bathrooms. Outdated rooms with below average beds and A/C. Dilapidated rooms with bad minibars and kitchenettes.

“Walls are very thin” “Conditioning unit leaked” “Air conditioner leaking”

Comfort

35/100
27 reviews

Uncomfortable, cramped rooms, with poor beds. Terrible A/C and noisy rooms.

“Conditioning unit leaked” “Air conditioner leaking” “Outdated room air”

Vibe

33/100
27 reviews

Atmosphere is friendly but the vibe is low. Hotel is outdated.

“Very old building” “Elevator was very slow” “Loud music”

Ranked top 53% by solo travelers, with a score of 77

Good to know

  • Friendly service

    “Staff was attentive” “Staff was friendly and accommodating”

  • Dirty room

    “Toilet overflowed” “Dirty towels”

  • Uncomfortable

    “Conditioning unit leaked” “Air conditioner leaking”

  • Dirty

    “Toilet overflowed” “Dirty veranda”

Review highlights

Location

98/100
7 reviews

Great location.

“Excellent location” “Restaurants right on the” “Great parking”

Service

76/100
9 reviews

Friendly service.

“Staff was excellent” “Excellent cancellation policy” “Front desk helpful”

Amenities

53/100
4 reviews

Average hotel building.

“Porch overlooking the ocean” “Modern facility” “Very old building”

Cleanliness

49/100
5 reviews

Dirty room.

“Toilet overflowed” “Dirty veranda” “Dirty towels”

Room

41/100
10 reviews

Dirty room.

“Walls are very thin” “Conditioning unit leaked” “Air conditioner leaking”

Vibe

37/100
5 reviews

Poor vibe.

“Very old building” “Elevator was very slow” “Loud music”

Comfort

33/100
6 reviews

Uncomfortable.

“Conditioning unit leaked” “Air conditioner leaking” “Outdated room air”

Good to know

  • Awesome terrace

    “Fabulous veranda” “Big patio”

  • Hotel is outdated

    “Old building” “Old apartment”

  • Unpleasant entrance area

    “Didnt have elevators” “Elevator was very slow”

  • Old rooms

    “Old apartment” “Dated furniture”

Review highlights

Location

98/100
249 reviews

Great location. Close to the beach, restaurants, bars, and sightseeing. Parking is good and affordable. Shopping is ok.

“Excellent location” “Restaurants right on the” “Great parking”

Service

77/100
244 reviews

Friendly but only somewhat professional service with okay reception and bad housekeeping.

“Staff was excellent” “Excellent cancellation policy” “Front desk helpful”

Value

62/100
66 reviews

Fairly good value for money. Standard beverage prices. Free internet.

“Cheap motel” “Staff included” “Free coffee”

Amenities

56/100
164 reviews

Buildings are mediocre, but the terraces are fantastic. Old facilities and unpleasant entrance area. Beautiful architecture.

“Fabulous veranda” “Old building” “Elevator was very slow”

Breakfast

55/100
16 reviews

Breakfast is average.

“Breakfast not available” “No breakfast” “Breakfast was really good”

Cleanliness

45/100
161 reviews

Bathrooms and rooms are untidy. Unclean hotel facilities.

“Toilet overflowed” “Dirty veranda” “Dirty towels”

Room

39/100
384 reviews

Tiny, dirty rooms with bad beds, but fantastic views. Rooms are outdated and not well-kept with bad balconies and A/C. Small rooms and dirty bathrooms. Poorly-furnished with bad TV's, understocked minibars and unsightly kitchenettes.

“Walls are very thin” “Conditioning unit leaked” “Air conditioner leaking”

WiFi

36/100
25 reviews

WiFi's cheap, but poor quality.

“No Wi Fi” “Wifi was not working” “WIFI never worked”

Comfort

34/100
171 reviews

Generally poor comfort, particularly the beds, and A/C is lacking. Noisy, cramped rooms and bathrooms.

“Conditioning unit leaked” “Air conditioner leaking” “Outdated room air”

Vibe

34/100
160 reviews

Atmosphere is friendly but the vibe is low. Hotel is outdated. Unpleasant entrance area. Stylish Hotel.

“Very old building” “Elevator was very slow” “Loud music”

Pool

13/100
15 reviews

Bad pool.

“No pool”

Ranked top 56% by couples, with a score of 73

Good to know

  • Unpleasant entrance area

    “Didnt have elevators” “Elevator was very slow”

  • Accessible parking

    “Plenty of parking” “Free parking lot”

  • Old facilities

    “Older property” “Very old building”

  • Great view

    “Great ocean view” “View beautiful”

Review highlights

Location

98/100
86 reviews

Great location with excellent parking and nearby beach.

“Excellent location” “Restaurants right on the” “Great parking”

Service

76/100
75 reviews

Friendly but only somewhat professional service with okay reception and bad housekeeping.

“Staff was excellent” “Excellent cancellation policy” “Front desk helpful”

Value

62/100
21 reviews

Fairly good value for money.

“Cheap motel” “Staff included” “Free coffee”

Amenities

57/100
59 reviews

Buildings are mediocre, but the terraces are fantastic. Old facilities and unpleasant entrance area.

“Modern facility” “Very old building” “Lack of environment”

Cleanliness

42/100
53 reviews

Bathrooms and rooms are untidy. Unclean hotel facilities.

“Toilet overflowed” “Dirty veranda” “Dirty towels”

Comfort

35/100
52 reviews

Uncomfortable, cramped rooms, with poor beds. Terrible A/C and noisy rooms.

“Conditioning unit leaked” “Air conditioner leaking” “Outdated room air”

Room

35/100
122 reviews

Dirty rooms and bathrooms, uncomfortable beds, and horrible A/C. Rooms are small and old with bad minibars and kitchenettes. Poorly-kept rooms, with unpleasant balconies and bad furniture. Great view.

“Walls are very thin” “Conditioning unit leaked” “Air conditioner leaking”

Vibe

34/100
54 reviews

Atmosphere is friendly but the vibe is low. Hotel is outdated. Unpleasant entrance area.

“Very old building” “Elevator was very slow” “Loud music”

WiFi

34/100
5 reviews

Bad internet service.

“No Wi Fi” “Wifi was not working” “WIFI never worked”

Ranked top 43% by families, with a score of 74

Good to know

  • Bad kitchenette

    “No fridge or microwave” “No microwave in the room”

  • Bad air conditioning

    “No ceiling fan” “Conditioning unit leaked”

  • Old rooms

    “Old apartment” “Dated furniture”

  • Poor beds

    “Pillows are small” “Uncomfortable pillows”

Review highlights

Location

98/100
41 reviews

Excellent location close to the beach.

“Excellent location” “Restaurants right on the” “Great parking”

Service

78/100
43 reviews

Service is acceptably professional but very friendly, with decent reception and housekeeping.

“Staff was excellent” “Excellent cancellation policy” “Front desk helpful”

Value

59/100
10 reviews

Fairly good value for money.

“Complimentary coffee” “Cheap motel” “Staff included”

Breakfast

55/100
6 reviews

Breakfast is average.

“Breakfast not available” “No breakfast” “Breakfast was really good”

Amenities

55/100
26 reviews

Buildings are mediocre, but the terraces are fantastic.

“Very old building” “Elevator didn't work” “Noisy generator”

Cleanliness

49/100
28 reviews

Dirty room. Moderately clean hotel facilities.

“Toilet overflowed” “Dirty veranda” “Dirty towels”

Room

39/100
69 reviews

Small, dirty rooms and horrible bathrooms. Outdated rooms with below average beds and A/C. Dilapidated rooms with bad minibars and kitchenettes.

“Walls are very thin” “Conditioning unit leaked” “Air conditioner leaking”

Comfort

35/100
26 reviews

Uncomfortable, cramped rooms, with poor beds. Terrible A/C and noisy rooms.

“Conditioning unit leaked” “Air conditioner leaking” “Outdated room air”

Vibe

33/100
27 reviews

Atmosphere is friendly but the vibe is low. Hotel is outdated.

“Very old building” “Elevator was very slow” “Loud music”

Ranked top 58% by solo travelers, with a score of 76

Good to know

  • Friendly service

    “Staff was attentive” “Staff was friendly and accommodating”

  • Dirty room

    “Toilet overflowed” “Dirty towels”

  • Dirty

    “Toilet overflowed” “Dirty veranda”

  • Fantastic service

    “Staff was excellent” “Excellent cancellation policy”

Review highlights

Location

98/100
7 reviews

Great location.

“Excellent location” “Restaurants right on the” “Great parking”

Service

76/100
9 reviews

Friendly service.

“Staff was excellent” “Excellent cancellation policy” “Front desk helpful”

Amenities

53/100
4 reviews

Average hotel building.

“Modern facility” “Very old building” “Lack of environment”

Cleanliness

49/100
5 reviews

Dirty room.

“Toilet overflowed” “Dirty veranda” “Dirty towels”

Room

42/100
9 reviews

Dirty room.

“Walls are very thin” “Conditioning unit leaked” “Air conditioner leaking”

Vibe

37/100
5 reviews

Poor vibe.

“Very old building” “Elevator was very slow” “Loud music”

Comfort

33/100
5 reviews

Uncomfortable.

“Conditioning unit leaked” “Air conditioner leaking” “Outdated room air”

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Customer Reviews of Beach Plaza Hotel

3.5 out of 5. Based on 279 guest reviews , Average

Property Description

So you’ve decided to visit fabulous Ocean City, MD for your next event/vacation! It’s an excellent choice if you’re interested in some of the country’s best golfing, the unique boardwalk attractions, or the city’s shopping and dining atmosphere. Now you just have to decide which of the area’s hotels will best suit your needs. Luckily, the Beach Plaza Hotel is located with direct access to the 2.5-mile boardwalk and it has something for everyone. We offer several different lodging options with rooms available that welcome 1-8 guests, so that you can choose the perfect accommodations to suit your needs, including: Standard-Best Value Rooms—The most affordable option for our guests Limited Ocean View Rooms-An affordable room with a partial ocean view Oceanfront Rooms-Choose between an Oceanfront guest room, efficiency, or apartment Apartments-Feature a living room, dining room, full kitchen, full bath and 1-3 bedrooms Guests can choose to stay either in the historic and charming main building of the hotel, with its spacious and relaxing porch which is perfect for cocktail sipping and people-watching, or in a picturesque courtyard adjacent to the boardwalk. Rooms are air-conditioned and equipped for your convenience. Many rooms allow a breath-taking Ocean view. These views are particularly amazing at sun-rise and sun-set. Other Offerings Include: Free Parking Free WiFi Adolfo’s Restaurant-A classic Italian restaurant located inside the hotel On-site bike rentals available for your convenience. Boogie boards, chairs, and umbrella rentals are available from various vendors on the beach.

Green Sustainability

Energy-efficient lighting throughout.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 03:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 PM
Year of Last Renovation: 2013
Floors: 4
Rooms: 96
Corridors: Both Interior and Exterior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 96
Handicap Rooms: 0
Suites: 36
Room Windows: Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 96 View Spaces
Meeting Space: 1000 sq. feet
Banquet Space: Holds 150 people
Dist. to Food/Bars: On-site
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: 0.3 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: 1.0 Mi
Lounge/Bar Hours: 5PM-11PM
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
72 Hour Advance Notice for Cancellation or loss of 1 night deposit
Nightly Parking: $0
Total Taxes: 10.50%
Total Misc Fees: $0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
State Tax: 6.00%
City Tax: 4.50%

Amenities / Features


Pet Friendly? Sorry, pets are not allowed.

  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • ATM
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Bus parking
  • Central location
  • Charge for early check out
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Concierge service
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Dinner available
  • Elevator
  • Express Check-Out
  • Fax available
  • Hairdryer available
  • Central heating
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Internet is Complimentary
  • Licensed bar
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Quiet location
  • Radio in room
  • Restaurant
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shop
  • Shower
  • Shows or evening entertainment
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Television
  • TV - Free Cable
  • TV - Free HBO
  • Terrace

Airport & Shuttle Information

Salisbury Airport - 30 miles.

Local Shuttle Info: Local bus/shuttle service runs 24 hours, $3.00 to ride all day.

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.

Breakfast Information

Breakfast is served at Kelly's Restaurant on the ground floor along the boardwalk. Prices vary.

Seasonality and Projections at Beach Plaza Hotel

Rate fluctuations of Beach Plaza Hotel

The chart above shows fluctuations of prices for both group quotes and the best individual traveler prices our rate checker could find at the time the group offer was entered. The lowest group or meeting displayed is 27.4% in the month of June 2016 and the highest average individual rate is $247 in the month of June 2015. This chart will show past seasonality and also project future months. If you are flexible with dates, you may want to consider staying at Beach Plaza Hotel in a month when rates are lower.

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Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at Beach Plaza Hotel

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at Beach Plaza Hotel.

Feel free to use the Beach Plaza Hotel meeting space capacities chart below to help in your event planning. Hotel Planner specializes in Ocean City event planning for sleeping rooms and meeting space for corporate events, weddings, parties, conventions, negotiated rates and trade shows.

Meeting Room Name L x W x H
(Feet)
Size
(sqft.)
Banquet
5'/6'
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow
Square
Hollow Square Table Layout
U-Shape
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention
8'/10'
Convention Booth Layout
Theater
Theater Layout
Reception
Reception Desk for Meeting
Regist.
Desk
Registration Desk for Meeting
Restaurant/Meeting 100 x 50 x 10 5000 150/150 100 150 75 50 75 --/-- -- 150 --
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Restaurant/Meeting

Our Restaurant & Meeting room can accomodate up to 150 person. Outdoor tables/space available for up to 50.
Room Type:
Restaurant / Lounge
Total Size:
5000 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
100 x 50 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
Power Outlets:
10
Windows:
10
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System

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