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“Great choice for short visit to Ocean City”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Park Place Hotel

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Park Place Hotel
Ranked #14 of 103 Hotels in Ocean City
Certificate of Excellence
IRELAND
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67 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“Great choice for short visit to Ocean City”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2013

This is right on the boardwalk in an excellent location, it is just at the beginning of the busy section of cafes, shops and amusements but not so near as to be too noisy. We asked for a room on the 5th floor following previous reviewers advice and yes you could hear some noise from the bar but nothing too bad at all. In fact the bar was quite quiet at night and we went to bed no later than 11 any night. The room had 2 double beds and a sofa bed so we fitted 5 of us (3 kids) comfortably, the balcony allowed the adults somewhere to sit and watch the beach and boardwalk and fireworks one night while the kids slept or chilled out. The staff are very friendly although we didn't see them much as you exit the hotel for the shops and boardwalk on a different level to the reception. we had breakfast in the hotel cafe one morning whichyou can access from the hotel or the boardwalk, Conners. Nice breakfast, similar to the other ones we had further up. A quiet cafe as they stop the breakfast early, at 11, to prepare for lunch service. The staff were really friendly and helpful, food fine. The pool has little shade during the day so go early. Its small but pleasant. Going out the main entrance there is a small supermarket one block away called OC Dollar store which has basic groceries, drinks and beer. 3 mins walk. You can see it from the pool. We would certainly go back to Ocean City adn to the Park Place. We had ocean view and it really made our stay!

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  • Stayed July 2013, travelled with family
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OCParkPlaceHotel, General Manager at Park Place Hotel, responded to this review, 30 July 2013
Thank you very much for your great and thorough review. It seems you covered all the bases and had a great time and that is what we hope for all our guests. We hope to see you again on your next visit to the states and thank you again for taking the time to write about Park Place Hotel.
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Hagerstown, Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2013

Nice place to stay,clean close to everything coming back for the sun feast in September already book but it bay view we were in ocean front first time,they said they don,t have any left for the sun feast,one off the best places to stay in oc. Stay their this past weekend Friday to Monday

  • Stayed July 2013, travelled with family
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OCParkPlaceHotel, General Manager at Park Place Hotel, responded to this review, 26 July 2013
Thank you so much for your kind words about Park Place Hotel. We are very happy that you like our hotel enough to be our guests again during Sun Fest. Sun Fest is a very popular time to visit Ocean City and it has become a real "end-of-season" celebration. I am sure you will be very happy with our Bay Front rooms and next year if you reserve a room early enough I am sure we will be able to accommodate a request for Ocean Front. Thank you again for writing about us and we look forward to your return visit.
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2013 via mobile

We stayed 2 nights of a 10 days road trip here. It was our first time in O.C. The hotel is convenient being located near the amusement park and pier. We had an ocean front room and enjoyed the view. I was glad I requested and got a high floor room, we were on floor 5 of 6. You could hear the noise from the super busy boardwalk even at midnight. It was not loud but if you are a light sleeper it could be a problem. Our room looked like it had a fresh coat of paint and new bedding. The parking lot is incredibly tight and the elevators very slow. The staff was nice during check in ,that was the only interaction we had with them other then passing in hallways. It was also very nice to have the kitchenette area. Overall it was a pretty good choice for our trip to O.C.

Stayed July 2013, travelled with family
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OCParkPlaceHotel, General Manager at Park Place Hotel, responded to this review, 26 July 2013
I am very glad you picked Park Place Hotel for your very first visit to Ocean City. As a first time visitor you found out how central our location is to all the fun to be had on our Boardwalk. Also I am sure you took advantage of our easy beach access and wonderful Ocean Front view. While it is true that our Boardwalk is a very busy place during the summer season usually if you keep the balcony doors closed at night the design of the room will keep it very quiet. I hope your pleasant experience with us will bring you back for a longer stay and we hope to see you again.
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2013

Bf and I stayed here for a long weekend off-season (mid-spring). It wasn't warm enough yet to go in the water so the beach was fairly quiet. The room was clean and in good shape, if somewhat dated. We stayed right across from the elevator but the room was quiet enough that we didn't hear much foot traffic or elevator noise during the night. Granted, the hotel wasn't all that busy but we did bump into a few other families on the floor. Front desk was pleasant but not overly friendly. The accessible elevator is kind of awkward and slow especially for bringing up suitcases (we found it much quicker to just drag our suitcases up the small flight of stairs). Definitely get an oceanfront view - it's absolutely gorgeous and perfect for a relaxing getaway.

We didn't eat at the cafe downstairs but it looked like a decent place to grab something quick to take to the beach. This really was the perfect location, only a few steps from the boardwalk and near a ton of restaurants! I definitely plan on staying here if I return for another weekend in Ocean City, although I would probably bring a few bicycles to explore the boardwalk more.

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  • Stayed April 2013, travelled as a couple
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OCParkPlaceHotel, General Manager at Park Place Hotel, responded to this review, 26 July 2013
Thank you for taking the time to write about Park Place Hotel on TripAdvisor. Mid-Spring is always one of my favorite times of year in Ocean City; the weather is usually good, the beach is not crowded and most of the stores and restaurants are opening up for the season. Unfortunately you came a little too early to enjoy our newly redecorated Ocean Front rooms. If you had I am sure you would have enjoyed them. The slow elevator is an issue we are in the process of addressing but all-in-all I am very glad you had a pleasant stay and we look forward to seeing you again soon.
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2013

This is the only hotel that we will stay at when we come to Ocean City we have been coming here for many years.Its very clean its quite there great service its right on the board walk close to everything it has a safe in the room great little kitchen little frig coffee maker nice size tv room service.It has a balcony over looking the board walk and you can see the ocean sitting there we have enjoyed our stay every time we have stayed here. BILL M

Room Tip: We always stay up on the 6th floor in the right corner great view close to the elevator ice machine...
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  • Stayed September 2012, travelled as a couple
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OCParkPlaceHotel, General Manager at Park Place Hotel, responded to this review, 11 July 2013
Thank you so much Bill M for your great review. We have tried very hard to make all our rooms meet our guests needs for a great beach vacation. We are constantly upgrading and modernizing our hotel just for that reason. It is very gratifying to know that our guests notice and appreciate our efforts. Thank you again for taking the time out and writing your review and we are looking forward to having you as a guest again soon.
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Baltimore, Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2013

Second year in a row that our family has stayed at Park Place Hotel on the Boardwalk. I've stayed in many hotels in the area, and this has been my "go-to" hotel for the past 2 years (5 stays in this hotel in 2-1/2 years). Never a problem for us. Perfect location, right on the Boardwalk, close to many restaurants/shops, and of course, just a walk, skip and a jump to the sandy beach and ocean waters. Staff is fantastic, including Carol, the supervisor. Love the top porch, the restaurant, and let me say .. that the margarita machine has the best margaritas ever, expecially at $3 a cup during happy hour..

  • Stayed June 2013, travelled with family
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OCParkPlaceHotel, General Manager at Park Place Hotel, responded to this review, 3 July 2013
We at Park Place cannot thank you enough for your kind review. I am very gratified to be singled out by you but it is definitely a team effort and our hotel could not function the way it does without all our wonderful staffs help. Our location makes us central to all the "fun stuff" the Boardwalk has to offer and there is nothing like walking out our doors and getting your toes in the sand after just a few steps. Also, Conner's Deck Bar has gone through a total renovation this year and we are so pleased got a chance to enjoy it and a Margarita (my personal favorite) too. We sincerely love hearing from our return customers because that tells us that we are doing our jobs, so thank you again for taking the time to write about us and we cannot wait to be able to have back at Park Place again.
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2013

I'd say this was the best hotel we've stayed in while in OC, and we've been in many! Room, pool, hallways and front deck were all spotless. Our room smelled delightful after each housekeeping visit. We used the pool everyday and it, as well as the surrounding deck, was always clean and free of any litter. We saw someone tending to the pool at least once daily (they were obviously there more often, we just didn't see them). The location of PP is perfect...just close enough to the action, restaurants & shops, yet quiet. We enjoyed sitting on the front deck and people-watching. The staff were very friendly and helpful. We requested additional bedding for the sleeper sofa and it arrived quickly. Parking was easy & convenient. Room was spacious and everything, except the bathroom fan, worked as it should. Water pressure in the shower was amazing...no problem washing the sand out of your hair! I'd certainly say we picked a winner when we chose the Park Place!!

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  • Stayed June 2013, travelled with family
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OCParkPlaceHotel, General Manager at Park Place Hotel, responded to this review, 2 July 2013
Thank you very much for your kind words. Even though our pool is small our guest always enjoy spending time there and we take great pains to maintain it and the pool deck properly. The Ocean Front Deck is also very popular and I am glad you like to people watch as much as I do; the rooms on the 2nd floor are also my favorite. I am especially glad to hear about the quick response to you needs, we make a special effort to accommodate all out guest requests as promptly as possible. Thank you again for taking the time to write a review and know that we greatly appreciate the effort. Hope to see you again soon at Park Place Hotel.
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Property: Park Place Hotel
Address: 207 Atlantic Ave, Between 2nd & 3rd Streets, Ocean City, MD 21842-4161
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Region: United States > Maryland > Ocean City
Amenities:
Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#5 Family Hotel in Ocean City
#7 Romantic Hotel in Ocean City
#7 Best Value Hotel in Ocean City
#9 On the Beach Hotel in Ocean City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Number of rooms: 90
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Oceanfront hotel on the Boardwalk. All rooms are efficiencies with a microwave, refrigerator, and coffee maker. Oceanfront rooms were redecorated in 2013 and Bay View rooms in 2014. Amenities include private balcony, in-room safe, duvets, hair dryer, flat screen TV, HBO, Disney, two heated outdoor pools, free wi-fi, Bull on the Beach Restaurant and Deck Bar. Hotel is close to amusements, water sports, boardwalk restaurants and night spots. All parking is on site, but limited to one space per room. Disabled access. Golf Packages available. ... more   less 
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