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Delaware
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152 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 183 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We went for 5 days mid November and there were only a hand full of people there. We had the building to ourselves for 3 days. It's much cheaper than in season. We had a room with 2 beds & a pull out couch. The room was decent. The heater was noisy but we managed. The front desk was always... More 

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

Thank you for such a great overall review! Ocean City and the Francis Scott Key Family Resort are different to visit in November as our beautiful beaches are without the warm sun but we offer an opportunity for opportunities for family's to enjoy each others company at the Caribbean Key indoor pool. This past weekend the boardwalk was busy with... More 

Ellicott City, MD
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm writing this review at 3:26am while I'm still staying here and I can't wait to check out! My whole body is itching and I have a headache from terrible odor of this room. It was my mistake to relying on high reviews, neglecting the fact that it's very old motel. If I were the management, I wouldn't put any... More 

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1 Thank ck1thebest
fskinoc, Manager at Francis Scott Key Family Resort, responded to this review

When we received this review I was able to contact the guest to get her direct feedback. Though not pleasant to get a less then stellar review it's important to learn from each experience. This guest was a Groupon guest that received a $79 total rate. Though the Groupon rates are discounted the guest should expect and receive a positive... More 

Brooklyn, New York
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This little getaway turned into a disaster for me. My boyfriend and 15 month old daughter stayed in the Ohio building. First off, I requested a crib when booking and there was no crib. Then my trip was shortened because my first night there I woke up itching. I thought at first it might have been mosquitos but then I... More 

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

Though the number of instances are very very rare as we have welcomed over 40,000 guests this year alone it does happen not only to hotels but airplanes, movie theaters, daycare, hospitals and just about anywhere people congregate. Bed bugs do not just appear they are brought in by guests and their suitcases or belongings. Because of this we are... More 

Salisbury, Maryland
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been going here since 2010. Its great for kids of all ages mine are 14,13, and 8 now. They have the indoor out door pool and a shuttle bus to take you to the board walk. They even do themed events. I would highly recommend this hotel for family fun.

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

Thank you so much! We do like to think we have something for everyone! We appreciate you taking the time to write a review! Looking forward to your next visit! Annemarie Dickerson Owner More 

Church Hill, Md
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Francis Scott Key Resort is A #1 in my book. My son rode his bike 100 miles for childhood cancer in honor of his 7 year old son who was born with a brain tumor. FSK was the ONLY resort in Ocean City that offered us a reduced fee. They had a "Welcome Back" sign on our door and made... More 

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

Thank you! Sadly, we are very connected in our family with cancer so we try and do our part! We appreciate what your family is doing to raise money and awareness and we hope to see you all again soon! Sincerely Annemarie Dickerson Owner More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is out 5th time staying here. I run ocean training seminars and have had up to 20 college age students in attendance. It is conveniently located just this side of the bridge into OC. The rooms are great. Plenty of room for 4. They are clean and comfortable. The staff is friendly and always ready to help. Any problems... More 

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

Thank you! I love walking our property and seeing so many Welcome Back signs on our doors... we really do have the best, loyal guests by far! We know our guests have choices on where to stay and we truly appreciate you coming back! See you again soon! Annemarie Dickerson Owner More 

Prince Frederick, Maryland
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We have been staying here for the last five to six years had to miss 2014 due to my husbands heart surgery. The rooms and staff are great, looking forward to coming back next year either in the spring or fall or maybe both.

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

We are so blessed to have our return cruisers each year! We would love to have you both spring and fall! We have some great winter packages so maybe we will see you before then! Sincerely Annemarie Dickerson Owner More 

Hollywood, Maryland
1 review
Reviewed 22 October 2016

we have stayed here for 4 out of the last 5 years for the Endless summer car cruise in October Didn't stay here in 2014 only because one of our daughters would not change her wedding date. nice older resort where all the staff are very friendly and helpful . Rooms clean, nice indoor pool and hot tub.. For us... More 

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

Thank you for thinking of us during Endless Summer Car Cruise! We love to be able to walk the property and see all the beautiful cars throughout. We are blessed to see so many familiar faces each year...it's like a reunion! See you again soon! Annemarie Dickerson Owner More 

Nottingham, Maryland
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 October 2016

I took my 4 year old grandson to Ocean City for the weekend - Oct. 1-2. Because the weather is colder and I knew that ocean swimming may not be feasible, the Frances Scott Key Family Resort was recommended to me. It has a beautiful indoor pool-primarily focused on children. We beach combed Assateaque Island for 4 hours-shelling. We played... More 

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

We love when our guests make memories with their family. We are so lucky to be a part of so many memories and we love seeing so many familiar faces each year! We try to give our guests a great experience even in the off season when the colder temperatures impact alot of the available activities! Sincerely Annemarie Dickerson Owner More 

Taneytown, Maryland
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14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Staff very friendly and helpful, rooms clean and functional. Would have given 5 stars had it not been for a few ants in the room and a very weak wifi. I was in building directly behind lobby area and had hardly any signal.

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

Thank you for your honest comments! We just signed a contract for a new WIFI upgrade and our guests will see a significant improvement. We appreciate the feedback and hopefully next time we will earn the 5 stars! Sincerely Annemarie Dickerson Owner More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • 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 Gateway, Ocean City, MD 21842
Region: United States > Maryland > Ocean City
Price Range: $112 - $318 (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
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#1 Top resorts Hotel in Ocean City
#2 Family Hotel in Ocean City
#9 Romantic Hotel in Ocean City
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“I always go with the kitchen room bigger and you can save on money”
 of 5 bubbles ndcusick, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in the main building - second floor. It was very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles Z3060VAkarenb, 13 Oct 2016 | Read review
“we like the cabin rooms because you feel like you have your own personal parking spot right outside your door”
 of 5 bubbles jopper1957, 6 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The Delaware building has bottom rooms with back doors that walk right out to the splash pad. Great for kids!”
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“look to see what pool you want to be closest to for accessibility”
 of 5 bubbles Z7257YNkellyb, 1 Sep 2016 | Read review
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