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The Commander Hotel

14th St. and Boardwalk, Ocean City, MD 21842
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As you set sail for one of Ocean City’s finest oceanfront hotels, the vacation you deserve awaits you! On the corner of 14th street and the boardwalk, we offer you newly renovated rooms and amenities. Onsite you’ll enjoy our soothing new beach colors and modern room decors. While shopping, restaurants, churches, nightlife, marinas, water sports and entertainment are virtually at your fingertips. Rediscover the hotel where fun and relaxation have been the standard for generations.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Wheelchair Access
Public Wifi
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Non-Smoking Hotel
Heated pool
Indoor pool
Outdoor pool
Room Service
Laundry Service
Breakfast Available
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
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89Good for walkers
Grade: 89 out of 100
97Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
11Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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Reviewed 31 October 2018

This was our 3 visit to the Commander at OCMD for the Ocean City Jeep Week. The Commander is one of the HQ Hotels for the Event and its clear why. Location Location Location, PLUS. Wife and I travel from CT for the OCJW each...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Jfalcetta
Response from GoPlaces821381, General Manager at The Commander HotelResponded 7 November 2018

Thank you Jfalcetta for the wonderful and thorough review! We're so happy that your experience with us was a great one. We'll be looking forward to seeing you in 2019!!

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Reviewed 2 August 2018

Had another great week at the Commander Hotel. Rooms were clean and well prepared each day. The staff was fantastic, went out of their way to make sure we were well cared for. We had fresh coffee any time we wanted it. We had a...More

Date of stay: July 2018
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Response from Michael H, General Manager at The Commander HotelResponded 2 August 2018

Dear jeannecE784ON, Thank you for always choosing to stay with us and for taking the time to leave a review. We love our repeat guests. It is what makes this place so special. We hope to see you again soon. Sincerely, Michael J Hayes, GM

Reviewed 29 October 2018

If you are looking for a clean, reasonable hotel with ocean front and ocean view rooms this is it. The Commander is not a chain hotel, which is part of it's charm. The staff is friendly, the rooms are spacious and several types to choose...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Matt L
Response from GoPlaces821381, General Manager at The Commander HotelResponded 30 October 2018

Thank you Matt L. for the fabulous review! We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed our charming hotel and we were able to win you over! We do hope you'll come visit us again the next time you're in Ocean City!

Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

My husband and I are from Pittsburgh. Between the 2 of us. We take at least 3 trips from June through October to OC. We have stayed at various Hotels, always on the boardwalk. This was our first time staying ay the Commander. We were...More

Date of stay: September 2018
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Response from Jill D, General Manager at The Commander HotelResponded 2 October 2018

Thank you Debrascell for the wonderful review and for choosing to stay with us! Our team here is exceptional and Margaret certainly is a stand out....I will share your comments not only with her, but our entire team! DD was also and exceptional team member...thank...More

Reviewed 25 September 2018

This review will be short and to the point. The hotel was not to the standard I remembered from years ago. Signs of wear and disrepair were easily noticed. Upon entering the room, I noticed the kitchen counter was not cleaned. Crumbs and sticky spills....More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank redharleybatman
Response from Michael H, General Manager at The Commander HotelResponded 25 September 2018

Dear redhartleybatman, Let me first thank you for choosing to stay with us and also for taking the time to leave a review. I am so sorry that we were below your standards and our standards in housekeeping. This is totally unacceptable and I assure...More

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9 November 2018|
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Response from debrascell | Reviewed this property |
I would think that that by law, the would have to enforce it. By having guests provide ID. I know they copied my ID to have on file while I was there, and i'm well over 18 :)
Patricia M
5 March 2018|
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Response from Michael H | Property representative |
Hello Patricia sorry we are not.
Room Tips
"Ocean Front Suite King the way to go for us...."
31 Oct. 2018
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"oceanfront with balcony"
11 Sep. 2018
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"Choose a higher floor."
6 Sep. 2018
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"getting the side ocean view will save you some cash"
29 Aug. 2018
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USD 135 - USD 500 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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