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Reviewed 5 January 2012

We visited in late August, 2011 for a few nights. A balcony on the boardwalk for $159 a night? I am there! The room was clean, the motel seemed to be well-run, the folks were friendly, and parking was fine. Very good location. A plus, their associated diner is good, fun and decently-priced. We WILL be back.

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4Thank DonSchenck
charles town wv
Reviewed 1 November 2011

Have stayed there for 20 years. Rooms are very clean and reasonable rates for OC. Ocean front rooms have terrific view and are much cheaper than any we have found. Location foe walking is great, and the beach in front of the hotel is very large. Only problem this year was scratchy towels. Complained when checking out and manager was...

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6Thank wv56
Reviewed 19 September 2011

Cleanest bathroom in a hotel/motel ever! It looked pretty new so I am sure it was recently updated and it was the cleanest bathroom in a hotel or motel I have ever used. I loved the location of the motel being so close to the boardwalk and the beach. WiFi coverage was spotty and I was able to get a...

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3Thank Traveler_VA_99
mt pleasant mills, PA
Reviewed 17 September 2011

After cancelling our first reservations at "The Ambassodor Inn" because of bad reviews about 3 weeks before, we were lucky to get 2 rooms at the Sahara. Friends stayed there and they liked it, and the reviews were pretty good. We started out with 2 separate rooms in the tower building which was across the street from the boardwalk. We...

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3Thank beachmom0508
Columbia, Maryland
Reviewed 12 September 2011

My husband and I stayed here for the weekend of his birthday. The people at the front desk are very friendly. We stayed in the tower building overlooking the pool. We could see the ocean waves right from our window. We stayed in room 441. The room was very clean and spacious. The bathroom was also very clean no mold...

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4Thank lazydays19
Annapolis, Maryland
Reviewed 4 September 2011

Wi-fi refused to connect, front desk was rude & hung up on me after 2nd call to say the code given wasn't working, "well that's what it is".. 3 of us tried on 3 different devices,..none connected, room was cramped and humid/damp, AC off.. bathroom door didn't close all the way, didn't fit the frame correctly and therefore could not...

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5Thank Gadget_Guy74
East Greenville, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 29 August 2011

This is to the Sahara Hotel: What do I need to do to reschedule for later in the week when I can't even get a hold of any one? We are to arive on 8-29-11 but need to move it to 8-31-11.And I hope they understand it's do to mother nature. I really hope they don't keep our deposit and...

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3Thank jwpros10
Shavertown, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 27 August 2011

Was going to be a few extra nights in OC. Checked in, got to use the shower, tub was very clean but, there is a mold problem on the ceiling. There is a window in bathroom but no fan. The room looked as though it was re-done recently new carpeting etc. Had to checkout because of evacuation due to "Irene"....

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2Thank Cindic82563
dover de
Reviewed 26 August 2011

If you want a fairlycheap place to stay,i suggest you try the Sahara motel.We've stayed there twice so far.Both times the rooms were clean,and we had no problems.The pools were adequate,the only drawback was the distance to the heart of the boardwalk.We had a great time,i'm already planning our next vacation in 2012.

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2Thank suzyshop
Butler, PA
Reviewed 19 August 2011

We took a 4 day trip down to Ocean City for a little summer getaway. There were 3 of us and we stayed in the Tower building. The room was clean and comfortable. The beds were really soft and we definetly will ask for queens next time. They could use a little updating but we didn't spend a whole lot...

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Enjoy your next Ocean City, Maryland vacation at the Sahara Motel, a complex offering four buildings with rates and locations to suit your needs. Choose from direct Oceanfront/Oceanview, Poolside, West or Tower buildings. All are reasonably priced and just steps away from the Ocean City Boardwalk, amusements, restaurants and shopping. Our oceanfront hotel provides one of the best beachfront views in Ocean City, Maryland. Also the home of famous Jay's Sahara Cafe. Relax on Ocean City's white sandy beach and let the ocean wash over your feet. Stroll the Boardwalk or take a refreshing swim in either of our two sparkling pools. Sample one of Ocean City's nearby golf courses, or just relax on your private oceanfront balcony. We are convenient to all of the most exciting attractions in Ocean City, Maryland. Discover and enjoy Ocean City, Maryland at the Sahara Motel. We are your family's place at the beach. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sahara Motel

Address: Oceanfront at 19th Street, Ocean City, MD 21842
Region: United States > Maryland > Ocean City
Price Range: $51 - $196 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 161
Also Known As:
Sahara Hotel Ocean City
Sahara Ocean City
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“We stayed in the tower, on the first floor. Parked adjacent to door. Convenient and quiet.”
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“well worth the money”
 of 5 bubbles micheley307, 9 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Choose an ocean view or pool side view room. Stay away from the ocean side view rooms, if you can.”
 of 5 bubbles V9561YZvictorias, 21 Jul 2016 | Read review
“If you're staying in the oceanfront building make sure to choose a 2nd or 3rd floor room.”
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“Ocean front is very quiet and the view can't be beat!”
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