Located on Ocean City Beach just off Highway 528, the Quality Inn Oceanfront is suitable for road travellers who prefer a beachfront hotel with extended kitchen amenities, indoor and outdoor pools and easy highway access.
Each of the hotel's air-conditioned guest rooms is equipped with free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a coffeemaker, a microwave, a mini-fridge, an iron and ironing board and a hair dryer. Rooms with a kitchen and a seating area and sofabed are also available, and the hotel is wheelchair accessible.
Hotel amenities include a seasonal outdoor pool, an indoor pool, a hot tub, a sauna, a fitness room, a tennis court, a business centre, a bar/lounge, free coffee in the lobby, a tanning bed, a games room, guest laundry facilities, vending machines and free parking. The hotel's atrium has birds, fish and palm trees, and there is also a playground on site. This hotel offers on-site dining at The Atrium Cafe and Bar, which serves breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. Pets are not permitted.
Jolly Roger Amusement Park is a 5-minute drive away, while Gold Coast Mall can be found roughly 9 minutes away by car. The Ocean City Convention Center is a 3-minute drive from the hotel and Ocean City Municipal Airport (OCE) is about a 15-minute drive away. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)
Verified with a front desk agent: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, pets not permitted, wheelchair accessible. (Call Date: September 16, 2013)
The majority of the reviews sourced for this analysis were positive, with much praise going to the hotel's staff, location and rooms.
The hotel's staff were the source of numerous compliments by reviewers, who found them friendly, accommodating, helpful and efficient. One guest noted, "The very friendly receptionist said the rooms weren't ready but took my cell phone number and told me he'd call as soon as my room was available. It was less than a half hour when he called back saying my room was ready...great customer service".
Many lodgers were pleased with the hotel's location. They found it close to the beach, shopping, restaurants, attractions, public transit, Fager's Island, the boardwalk and Delaware.
Several guests enjoyed their accommodations at the hotel. They described their rooms as clean, quiet, spacious and well equipped, with beautiful ocean views, and comfortable beds and pillows. It should be noted, however, that some patrons were disappointed with their lodgings (see below).
While the majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were a few complaints about the rooms and noise transfer.
Although several guests enjoyed their spacious and well-equipped rooms, some lodgers had complaints about their accommodations. They reported dated decor, worn towels, uncomfortable beds and some cleaning issues.
Noise disturbances were mentioned by a few reviewers. They reported noise from other guests in the hallways and from rooms overhead, as well as noise from the birds located in the hotel's atrium in the early morning hours.
TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #36 of 104 Ocean City hotels with an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 from 335 reviews.
guest reviews rated the hotel 3.9 out of 5 with an 88% recommendation rate from 194 reviews.Booking.com
guest reviews rated the hotel 8.1 out of 10 from 21 reviewsThe author called the hotel on September 16, 2013 to verify some information.