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Francis Scott Key Family Resort

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Room was clean on arrival. Always a very good place to stay. Could use a little bit of paint in stairwells on building I was staying. Never a bad stay here, just could use a little touch up.Great pool and quiet at this time of year. When summer kicks in full, it will be booming

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fskinoc, Owner at Francis Scott Key Family Resort, responded to this review

Welcome back, Thank you for your comments! Our housekeeping department takes great pride in our guest rooms! We are getting ready to paint all our exterior doors and those stairwells not converted over to vinyl! Our landscaping is in process now and we are still finishing our new vacation homes! We hope to see you this summer when we are...

Millsboro, Delaware
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Reviewed 8 December 2016

This is a self contained water-wonderland for the little ones. Although hard for us to pinpoint off the road (we had wanted it to be on the mainroad) it was a true nugget of joy. The room was spotlessly clean, and comfortable. The waterpark, although compact, was clean and warm. The lifeguards were attentive, and the kids interacted with them...

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fskinoc, Owner at Francis Scott Key Family Resort, responded to this review

Love the true nugget of joy comment....it made my day! I will pass on the great comments to our lifeguards! The outlets are a great shopping option and we also have great restaurants surrounding us as well! Thanks for taking the time to write! Annemarie Dickerson Owner

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in the Florida building right next to the indoor pool, which was perfect since we went during the off season and the outdoor pool was not open yet. The staff was very polite and helpful. The room was perfect and the amenities we received for the price was amazing; i.e. kitchenette with a stove. We were on the...

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fskinoc, Owner at Francis Scott Key Family Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review! The off season is a different place both here and in Ocean City but we do our best to provide fun theme weekend activities and of course the indoor pool is the center of our amenities in the winter! We hope that your family will return soon! Sincerely Annemarie Dickerson...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We reserved the two suites next to each other on the first floor. They were end units. One for our son, wife and 4 boys. We had the other other suite by ourselves. They came early in the morning to our suite to have breakfast. Having the doors face the outdoors was very convenient. The surroundings were quiet, clean and...

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fskinoc, Owner at Francis Scott Key Family Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much! We love when we have families enjoy our amenities and each other! The movie nights are very popular and a way for the kids to unwind at the end of the day! We hope to see your family again soon! Sincerely Annemarie Dickerson Owner

Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Needs some updating but overall it's a great way to get the family all together. Indoor pool is nice and the grounds are a plenty for games. Staff was friendly and helpful. Movie night every night for the kids with popcorn. I would stay again

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fskinoc, Owner at Francis Scott Key Family Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write! We do have a family focus and we are grateful that with so many choices your family choose to stay with us! We are in the long term plan of updating our rooms and appreciate your constructive comment! We hope to see you all again soon! Sincerely Annemarie Dickerson Owner

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family and I visit the Francis Scott Key every summer, and would not stay anywhere else in OCMD. We love everything about the resort. All of the staff members we have encountered are wonderful. We are always greeted with warm smiles and friendly hellos. They truly go above and beyond to accommodate their guests. The pools and other amenities...

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fskinoc, Owner at Francis Scott Key Family Resort, responded to this review

Thank you! We are so blessed to have so many wonderful guests that feel like the Francis Scott Key is their home away from home! We should have some pictures up on Facebook of the new cabins later this week! I do believe we have a great staff that wants to help make our guests feel welcome and enjoy their...

nanagirl2
Reviewed 21 April 2017

We visited this "resort" over Easter weekend with family. One of our daughters in law chose this hotel based on a previous visit. She told us that this was a resort with an indoor water park, and lots of things for the kids to do. Our group consisted of 2 of our sons with their wives and two kids each,...

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fskinoc, Owner at Francis Scott Key Family Resort, responded to this review

First thank you for taking the time to write. I find it challenging to respond to the question of where is the resort for a couple of reasons. By definition a resort is a place to go for relaxation and pleasure especially one providing rest and recreation facilities. And it is true in the off season our Sprayground, Shipwreck Cove...

Waldorf, Maryland
Reviewed 19 April 2017

We visited during spring break and the weather was perfect! The kids absolutely LOVED the indoor pool and it was a nice and relaxing trip. We were a little early for most of the extra fun, but the kids had a blast either way. We look forward to coming back in season to visit the outdoor pool areas and other...

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fskinoc, Owner at Francis Scott Key Family Resort, responded to this review

Wow... just love Too cool for school! Made my day! We try and make the off season fun with activities and meet and greets but the summer has a flavor of it's own here at the FSK! We hope that your family will return and see how cool we are in the summer!!! Sincerely Annemarie Dickerson Owner

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 18 April 2017

It has become a family tradition to stay here for easter. I now bring a tribe of 12 and we fit comfortably in the rooms that sleep 6 (2 rooms, each with 2 queen beds and a sleepersofa). THey give you free water bottles in your room which is awesome at night when the kids are wanting water and you...

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fskinoc, Owner at Francis Scott Key Family Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your great comments! I love that we are part of a tradition with your family and friends! Great comments! We have discussed both of your suggestions during our managers meeting and we will see logistically how we can add another activity at the indoor pool (such as interactive gaming) and find a new home for the fitness...

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 17 April 2017

This place isn't really a resort, it's a motel with activities across the street from an outlet mall. Which is okay, but we expected a better experience based on the website description. The room was dated and people were tailgating in the parking lot. It's that kind of place. The indoor pool area was cold - I've been told by...

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fskinoc, Owner at Francis Scott Key Family Resort, responded to this review

We are always disappointed when we are not the fit or expectation that our guests are anticipating. It is true that in the off season our Shipwreck Cove swimming pool and the Sprayground are closed along with our shuttle service and our rates in the off season are lower as a result. With that said we provide for free for...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Airport Transportation
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Year-round family resort offering affordable rates and packages surrounded by many free amenities creating a unique, fun, memorable vacation trip and experience. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Francis Scott Key Family Resort

Address: 12806 Ocean Gtwy, Ocean City, MD 21842-9546
Region: United States > Maryland > Ocean City
Price Range: $178 - $348 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Francis Scott Key Family Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 232
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Also Known As:
Francis Scott Key Family Hotel Ocean City
Francis Scott Key Motel
Francis Scott Key Hotel Ocean City Md
Hotel Style:
#1 Top resorts Hotel in Ocean City
#2 Family Hotel in Ocean City
#6 Best Value Hotel in Ocean City
#9 Romantic Hotel in Ocean City
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“Good family resort”
V3040IMbobb, 22 May 2017 | Read review
“The Florida building is the same building as the indoor pool. Great location for kids.”
144darreng, 8 May 2017 | Read review
“Choose rooms towards the back of the property, they are larger”
nanagirl2, 20 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Rooms attached to the indoor pool area and arcade were very convenient. 4 person rooms with a kitchenette were a little tight”
rlind7, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
“all rooms are good rooms. i like to face the playground area but you can get in the lodge with the indoor pool.”
iamragdolly, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
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