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Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel - Ocean City Oceanfront
Ranked #12 of 103 Hotels in Ocean City
Certificate of Excellence
Quakertown, Pennsylvania
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60 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Clean and nice staff”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2014 via mobile

Stayed there this past weekend with my wife we were on the last portion of out honeymoon and we knew ocmd would be the best place to make up for it. All the front desk staff members were more then nice always had a nice conversation with them no matter what time it was. And the rooms were clean and safe. I'm not sure what some of these people are talking about with the housekeeping taking stuff but at all points I had my laptop my Ipad Ipod and even money laying around and none of it ever came up missing. I believe this was the most trusting hotel which live up to hospitality name that most hotels lost. Thank you again we will be back soon. Jbmb

Stayed June 2014, travelled as a couple
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 bubbles
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    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 bubbles
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DuBois, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2014 via mobile

Great place to stay in OC. Lobby is very nice and staff friendly. We got a room with a king bed and a pull out couch. Very nice and spacious. Has a little table with 2 chairs, a little fridge and a microwave. Bathroom is a little small but adequate. I love the fact that they left us 6 full sets of towels. We got a side ocean view room. They gave use room 709. Awesome view. It is the top floor with a Birdseye view of the boardwalk and a panaromic view of OC and the bay. Nice indoor pool also. It is located in the middle of the boardwalk but is pretty quiet. We definately will stay here again!

  • Stayed June 2014
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Clinton, Maryland
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25 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2014

Oceanfront view right on the boardwalk. The room had a musty odor that was noticeable throughout the 2nd floor hallway. My wife and I had items missing from our room. We reported the missing items to the manager who seemed indifferent. We were asked to write our name and telephone number on a slip of paper for follow-up after the manager talks to the housekeeper to "get her version". We never heard back from the hotel. Although nothing of great value was taken it was evident that someone went through our belongings. Heed the disclaimers posted in the rooms and on check-in documents to use the room safe to store your valuables, which cost $5 to use at the time of our stay. Also, I left my diabetic testing kit in the room when we checked out. Needless to say I do not expect to see it again.

  • Stayed May 2014, travelled as a couple
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Gaithersburg, Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2014

I was surprised how nice and modern the room was when we checked in. Most of the hotels in OC show their age and the high traffic so my expectations are a little low on what to expect. This property was very clean and the staff was very friendly. You couldn't tell it was a boardwalk beach hotel.

Room Tip: Pay to get the ocean front view. Always worth it.
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Additional Information about Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel - Ocean City Oceanfront

Property: Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel - Ocean City Oceanfront
Address: 1109 Atlantic Avenue, Ocean City, MD 21842
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Region: United States > Maryland > Ocean City
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#7 On the Beach Hotel in Ocean City
#13 Family Hotel in Ocean City
#15 Romantic Hotel in Ocean City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel - Ocean City Oceanfront 2.5*
Number of rooms: 90
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
We are a 90 room hotel located in the middle of the famous Ocean City Boardwalk. We are in close proximity of any amenity you could want. Walk right out our front door to the beautiful Ocean City beach! You’re not just a guest with us, your family! ... more   less 
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