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“"Nice, Clean, and close to the beach"”
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Empress Motel
Ranked #59 of 104 Hotels in Ocean City
Reviewed 6 June 2012

We have been staying at this motel for the last two years and every time we have stay here always very clean, and nice staff. Looking forward to staying here again this weekend for soccer and the air show.

Room Tip: Any room on any floor is good. "Quiet location"
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  • Stayed: June 2012, travelled with family
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Reviewed 28 May 2012

This hotel is great for the price! It is so close to the beach and boardwalk-we loved not having to drive! The lady at check in was super friendly and the pool and our room was very clean! For the price you can't beat this hotel! Perfect old fashioned beach motel...has soda machine and snack machine in hallways and an outdoor shower to rinse off sand from beach. We stayed over Memorial Day weekend and had a great time enjoying all Ocean City has to offer. Will definitely stay here again.

Room Tip: There isn't an elevator so if you are on the 3rd floor be prepared to carry everything up the st...
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  • Stayed: May 2012, travelled with family
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3  Thank TchrwhoLuvs2Travel
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Reviewed 27 May 2012

I brought my daughter and her friend last August 2011. We stayed for a week and LOVED it. The staff was so personable and accomodating. The room was clean and we loved that the beach and board walk are right out the back door! We didn't have to get in the car and drive anywhere. The pool was very clean also! We are already booked for this summer and can't wait to get there!

Kimberly

  • Stayed: August 2011, travelled with family
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3  Thank Pastalover777
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Reviewed 8 May 2012

My husband and I have been staying at this motel for the past 5 years for Ocean City's Springfest. The staff (Susan, Paula and Yvonne) are very friendly and helpful. Housekeeping does a wonderful job. You are 1/2 block from the beach and boardwalk and 1 block from the main drag, Coastal Highway, where you can catch the bus and ride all day for $3.00. Close to restaurants, miniature golf and Anthony's, which has OC's best breakfast sandwich. YUMMY.

My only complaint would be to upgrade the bath towels. They are very thin and don't absorb much.

  • Stayed: May 2012, travelled as a couple
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5  Thank Jubo
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Reviewed 18 October 2011

My husband and I stayed at the Empress in August 2011. This was a nice clean hotel with very friendly staff. The amenities were a great value for the price. The location was perfect and only steps from the boardwalk. It was walking distance to Phillips Crab House, shopping, and putt-putt golf. The pool was in good repair and there were enough lounge chairs for everyone even at full capacity. The only downside was the usual musty smell of most older Ocean City properties. I say this because it is the same at almost all the properties we have ever stayed in in OC. The second and third floor corner rooms have a nice view of the ocean with a balcony to sit out at night. We enjoyed our stay and would go back again.

Room Tip: corner rooms have a balcony to see the ocean.
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  • Stayed: August 2011, travelled as a couple
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6  Thank mariell98
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Reviewed 4 September 2011

My wife and her mom has stayed at the Empress for 25+ yrs, the last time being in 2006. Her mom passed away in May 2007 and she hadn't been back since. Her cousin Bob made our resrevations for Aug 21>Aug 25 this year and the Empress still has the cleanliness, the charm and just enough ammenities to make a vacation at O.C. memorable and enjoyable. The staff is friendly, the rooms and pool are very clean and the ammenities (frig,,t.v. and microwave are all you need although we did take a coffee pot for morning coffee. Within 50ft of the beach we will stay at the Empress as long as she stands and recommend her to everyone..Thanks for a nice vacation, Tom & Barb Lyons, Cumberland, MD

  • Stayed: August 2011, travelled with family
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4  Thank Tom L
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Reviewed 21 August 2011

This hotel hasn't changed much since I was a kid. The people are friendly, the place is clean, and its right off the boardwalk. Don't come here expecting the Ritz or any other large hotel chain. This has been run by the same group of people since I was little. The only change I've seen is the wifi I'm working off of now and the flat panels in the rooms! They keep the families in and the riff Raff out, just the way my wife and I like it.

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2  Thank beckrich1712
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Additional Information about Empress Motel

Address: 20th Street and Baltimore Avenue, Ocean City, MD 21842
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Region: United States > Maryland > Ocean City
Amenities:
Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#34 On the Beach Hotel in Ocean City
Number of rooms: 38
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Empress Motel is a fabulous place for a family vacation. Choose from a standard room, fully equipped efficiencies or apartments. Each standard room includes a air conditioning/heat, refrigerator, microwave, flat screen TV, and daily maid service. Relax on Ocean City's white sandy beach and let the ocean wash over your feet. Stroll the Boardwalk or take a refreshing swim in our sparkling pools. Sample one of Ocean City's nearby golf courses. We are convenient to all of the most exciting attractions in Ocean City, Maryland. Discover and enjoy Ocean City, Maryland at the Empress Motel. We are your family's place at the beach. ... more   less 
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