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The Commander Hotel

TravelocityUSD 149*
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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Annapolis, Maryland
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Ocean front 2 QN room. Hotel recently renovated but I'm not impressed. We have stayed several times before. Although it's nice to upgrade, they've changed some things we didn't like. Pros: location; great views; beds and pillows were very comfortable Cons: sitting area is large but layout is strange and tv is really high relative to the couch (not a...

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Michael H, General Manager at The Commander Hotel, responded to this review

Dear kalwhit, I just wanted to say thank you for staying with us and also for taking the time to write a review. I am really pleased you loved our new beds and pillows, and also truly are location is second to none. But please let me address the issues that you had with your stay. From reading your review...

johnstown
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Since you renovated it is harder to get around the handicapped room in a wheelchair. for example: i can no longer fit between the beds, I can no longer get out to the balcony....the strip on the way out is too high for a wheel chair, and I had a hard time getting into the sleeping area with the higher...

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Michael H, General Manager at The Commander Hotel, responded to this review

Dear cllabar, Thank you for taking the time to write a review and also for continuing to stay with us year after year. I just wanted to let you know that we worked very hard to make sure that our handicap rooms were compliant to updated ADA standards and that they do fit this requirement. A better option for your...

Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 3 August 2016

We stayed here last year and chose to stay here again. Very clean room, front desk staff and all staff we came in contact with were very friendly. Updates to room were very nice. Excellent location on the boardwalk.

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Michael H, General Manager at The Commander Hotel, responded to this review

Dear lisasJ6234CY, Thank you for choosing to stay with the Commander again this year. I have passed on your wonderful comments to our front desk staff and housekeeping staff. I'm glad you loved the newly renovated rooms and we look forward to seeing you again next year. Sincerely, Michael J. Hayes, GM

Ashland
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the Commander for a couple days , family vacation , it was a bit pricey and I research hotels for about a month before I can decide on one , well I was very happy when we arrived , We had an oceanfront , the room was very spacious and clean , that is the most important...

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Michael H, General Manager at The Commander Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Chris K, Thank you for taking the time to research the Commander and for choosing to stay with us. We take great pride in the service we provide we have been a fixture for families in Ocean City for over 86 years. Just to let you know I have taken your comments in regards to the shower heads and...

Harpers Ferry, West Virginia
Reviewed 2 August 2016

The hotel was very clean. The staff on hand was very helpful when our keycard would not work. He went to the front desk for us so we did not have to keep carrying out belongings around. Definitely will be back next year!

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Michael H, General Manager at The Commander Hotel, responded to this review

Dear dustinm617, I'm so happy to hear that you will be returning next year and that you had a wonderful experience staying with us. We look forward to seeing you again. Thank you so much. Michael J. Hayes, GM

Sinking Spring, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 2 August 2016

VIP parking made the parking problem worse. See explanation below. Hard to unload the car. Better to make the VIP parking spaces unloading spaces then cars can be moved to the church lot. I like parking at the church but carrying luggage from the church is problematic.

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Michael H, General Manager at The Commander Hotel, responded to this review

Dear mancinitlee, Thank you for choosing to stay with the Commander and thank you for taking the time to write a review. The VIP parking is a new feature we just started this year. I'm sorry you had trouble with unloading just for future stays we now offer bellservice as well in our lobby. We have a large project we...

Clayton, Delaware
Reviewed 2 August 2016

My friends and I came there to stay for a bachelorette party. There were six of us, so we had to take two cars down. Nowhere on the site or reservation did it say that we would only be allowed one parking pass per room. We booked a suite. After asking for a second parking pass, we were told no....

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Michael H, General Manager at The Commander Hotel, responded to this review

Dear tiffany707, Thank you for staying with us and also for leaving a review. I understand the frustration that you experienced with trying to find a second parking space. But we do include this information on all of our confirmation letters. Also if you call the hotel for information we are always happy to assist our customers with parking questions....

River Vale, New Jersey
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Pros, Love your hotel. Location is great. View ( rm # 351 ) is great ) Pool is great. Cons, Price ( same room ) jumped $100 from last year. Grotto's handling of the cabana stinks. Skip Jack ran it much better. Pool closes too soon. Pool deck had alot of very slippery algae under the chairs. If it were...

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Michael H, General Manager at The Commander Hotel, responded to this review

Dear georgeW9865GI, Thank you for continuing to stay with us year after year. It is our regular customers that truly make the Commander a special place. I'm so happy you loved the room and view. Also you will find that the rate for the room is comparable to all other hotels of similar quality in OC. I also wanted to...

Collegeville
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Had an excellent time at commander hotel. Away from the mainstream of things but close enough to get to. Rooms clean and able to fit a family of 5. Would definitely go back to the same place. Staff was great

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Michael H, General Manager at The Commander Hotel, responded to this review

Dear mannyq635, We truly think that we offer the best location in OC as you mention in your review. We are far enough from the inlet to still offer a nice calm stay yet close enough so you easily get to it. Thank you for staying with us and we look forward to seeing you again soon. Sincerely, Michael J....

Montoursville, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 2 August 2016

We got one of the pool cabanas, which had been recently renovated and it was nice. i did hear from another guest that they used to have a table in them, but either way it was nice. The only issue is the parking. Of course it is always parking in OC. If you were not lucky enough to get one...

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Michael H, General Manager at The Commander Hotel, responded to this review

Dear 737briano, Thank you so much for choosing to stay with us and also for taking the time to write a review. I'm so happy that you loved the Cabana building these truly our great rooms they offer lots of living space and a full kitchen. I'm also very happy you used our VIP parking option this was a great...

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free Internet
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Commander unveils a $5 million dollar renovation which features 3 different types of accommodations: Our Oceanfront Suites Our Oceanview Studios Our Cabana Suites overlooking the pool yet are still only steps from the beach. 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, library, nightlife, marinas, water sports and entertainment are virtually at your fingertips. Rediscover the hotel where fun and relaxation have been the standard for generations. Here you can look forward to days spent on the guarded beach. At lunch enjoy a cold drink and bar fare at our pool side bar while soaking up the sun rays, or simply relax in the cool atmosphere of our indoor pool. In the late afternoon, you might find yourself on the private balcony of your oceanfront suite, watching the fishing yachts returning home after a day of fighting the white or blue marlin. This is a great time to plan your evening dining menu with the great variety of culinary delights Ocean City has to offer. If time or weather are an issue, simply make your way to the family friendly onsite Grottos Pizza and see for yourself why they are the first name in pizza here on the shore. After a spectacular sunrise over the Atlantic Ocean, you might be inclined to grab your golf clubs and meet downstairs at the Fractured Prune for their famous made to order donuts or a tasty breakfast sandwich before playing one of the area’s fine courses. Our knowledgeable in-house golf concierge is ready to assist you. Family owned since 1930. The tradition continues…..a tradition of service, hospitality and catering to your wishes! The Commander Hotel & Suites Offers: Oceanfront Suites on the Boardwalk Private Balcony or Terrace Refrigerator Microwave Coffee Maker 42″ HD TV with Dish Network Service Guest Laundry Indoor Pool Outdoor Pool with zero entry Grotto Pizza on the Ocean Walking Distance To Major Entertainment & Dining Free Parking Golf Packages Fractured Prune Donut Shop on site Eco Friendly Olive Branch Botanicals Bath Amenities in all guest rooms ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Commander Hotel

Address: 14th St. and Boardwalk, Ocean City, MD 21842
Region: United States > Maryland > Ocean City
Price Range: $171 - $622 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Commander Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 109
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Also Known As:
Commander Hotel Ocean City
Commander Ocean City
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#4 On the Beach Hotel in Ocean City
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“All the rooms have a balcony and beach front views! Try and get third floor or above.”
maddogfred, 24 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Suites are more comfortable than rooms.”
  • Beach and boardwalk from 4th floor
RonaldP981, 17 Apr 2017 | Read review
“cabana rooms are fantastic.”
tomsS2008TC, 11 Apr 2017 | Read review
“high floor ocean front are the best”
ddbrown2017, 11 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Clean room, with fresh linen, If you are using a cart for your luggage the cart may not fit into the room.”
I891OOelizabeths, 11 Apr 2017 | Read review
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