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Williamsburg,
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel was so close to being great. The staff was really nice, the location is perfect, the room nice and big and looked recently remodeled. However, the housekeeping will keep me from coming back. We were on the second floor and from the moment you stepped off the elevators until we got to the room it smelled like urine....

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

Dear Stefanie S, Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review and thank you for choosing to stay with us. I have passed on your wonderful comments about our staff. I agree with you so much we truly do have the kindest and best staff in Ocean City. Let me personally apologize for the poor housekeeping...

Lebanon, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a fabulous hotel, we stayed here back in october for two weeks in an ocean front handicapped room. The views were amazing. The sunrise from that room was great. First off I want to thank the staff at this hotel because they are beyond amazing. The front desk staff is friendly and knowledgeable. In the morning they always have...

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

Dear Brittany W, Thank you so much for your stay with us and for taking the time to write a review and for choosing to stay with us. We hope to see you again soon. Sincerely, Michael J. Hayes, GM

Stoney Beach
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Great location on boardwalk, walking distance to food locations & shops. Bedding was comfy with nice comforter & awesome cozy pillows. Front desk staff were very friendly & informative, always greeting us in mornings & evenings. Oceanfront view was great, love the sounds of the waves & great view of boardwalk from our balcony.

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

Dear James J, Happy Birthday from everyone at the Commander Hotel and thank you for choosing to celebrate it here with us. We specialize in helping make special moments that are forever part of your vacation traditions. Thank you again. Sincerely, Michael J. Hayes, GM

Westfield new yor
Reviewed 2 November 2016

It was our first time to OC. We will definitely go back. Everyone was so nice there. Lots to do and a beautiful beach. The staff at a he Commander were very accommodating and helpful with tips on where to go, and for great food.

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

Dear Janice R, Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review and for your recent stay with the Commander Hotel. Our staff takes great pride in the service we provide and we have been doing it for over 86 years. Thank you again for making the Commander Hotel part of your vacation tradition. Sincerely, Michael J....

Ocean City, Maryland
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed at the Commander Hotel for my daughters birthday and had a great time. Everyone was very nice and our oceanfront suite had the best view. Watching the sunrise was amazing! Thank you for a great stay.

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

Dear Nikki D, Thank you so much for choosing to stay with us during your daughters birthday. The Commander has been helping families celebrate special moments for over 86 years. We specialize in providing unforgettable memories that last a lifetime. Thank you so much again and if you need anything else do not hesitate to personally contact me at (410)...

New Windsor, Maryland
Reviewed 27 October 2016

We loved staying right on the boardwalk. Everyone was very pleasant and helpful. As for the parking, not the greatest set up there, But overall a very great place to stay! We will definitely consider staying here again sometime.

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

Dear tibbytoo2011, Thank you for your recent stay with and for your wonderful comments. I am so happy you loved your stay. Our entire staff takes great pride in the product that we offer and the service we provide thank you again. We hope to see you again soon. Sincerely, Michael J. Hayes, GM

Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 25 October 2016

The rooms were very clean, tidy and ready for checkin. The staff was friendly and accomodating. It's a convenient location to the boardwalk and restaurants. We look forward to staying here again in the future.

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

Dear Aby19, Thank you for your great comments. We take great pride in the cleanliness of the property this I believe is what sets us apart from many of the independent beach properties in OC. We hold ourselves to a higher standard the Command Standard. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Sincerely, Michael J. Hayes, GM

Annapolis, Maryland
Reviewed 25 October 2016

The hotel was under renovation when we arrived (which we didn't know). We had a fabulous room on the top floor with a view of both the Atlantic Ocean and the Bay. The staff was great and it was an easy check in, check out. It may not be fair to review a hotel under renovation and in the last...

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

Dear lorianlipton, Thank you for choosing to stay with us we just recently completed a renovation to the property we now offer truly the best hotel room design in Ocean City. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Sincerely, Michael J. Hayes, GM

Sykesville
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Hotel is nice it has been updated nicely. Staff members are nice and very helpful. Rooms were nice and updated. Always had fresh towels everyday. If you needed anything all you had to do was ask and the staff was there to help. Indoor pool is nice, it always had towels available in this area.

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

Dear brutus 291, Thank you so much for choosing to stay with us and for taking the time to leave a review with us. I have passed on your wonderful comments to our staff and we look forward to seeing you again soon. Sincerely, Michael J. Hayes, GM

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Don't go to the beach expecting a perfect, sand-free experience. But DO go expecting the beach, a perfect private balcony, the best doughnut shop on the boardwalk, and a great memory. We've been coming here since my adult children were infants. So the memories definitely skew my scoring. They are truly just plain folk from the service staff to the...

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

Dear cnpritch, Thank you so much for your recent stay with us and for being a loyal customer for years. It is our regular guest that come back year after year that make the Commander a special place. I know I say this many times throughout the year in responses but it is true. It is as you say the...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Commander offers 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: RM533 - RM1,991 (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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“The shower head could be stronger. ”
 of 5 bubbles janicer489, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Be sure to get Oceanfront, not oceanview.”
 of 5 bubbles cnpritch, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ocean View is cheaper than Ocean Front and provides nearly the same beautiful perspective.”
 of 5 bubbles fourdeps, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“First floor oceanfront is where it's at!”
 of 5 bubbles 434heatherl, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Go for the full ocean view rooms with a balcony: great views and good people watching”
 of 5 bubbles YorkTravelGirl, 2 Oct 2016 | Read review
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