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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Decided to give this place another chance! Never again!! This place is turning into a party motel. The place is not swept! Sand everywhere! Staff is rude. Rooms are old and dated. Blankets are dirty and towels are way to thin! Time to update and put a coffee maker in the room or at least the lobby! Pool says no...

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Elkton, Maryland
Reviewed 9 August 2016

I wouldn't stay anywhere else but the sahara. great staff, friendly and courteous. got a room on spur of the moment and they were more than accommodating. thanks sahara for making my birthday special.

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palmerton
Reviewed 24 July 2016

We stayed at the Sahara from July 19-22. We chose this hotel because my in-laws have stayed there for the past 20 years and have always had a great experience. We originally booked only two nights (20-22) then about three weeks ago decided to add on ad additional night to our stay. The hotel was easy to find. When we...

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Reviewed 21 July 2016

Overall, our stay was very pleasant. The room was a standard motel room but I made the mistake of choosing an ocean side view room that had a direct view of a parking lot (my mistake). I didn't like the placement of the air conditioning on the wall across from the sink because the air was blown against a wall...

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York, PA
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

The Sahara Motel is still a great value and location in OCMD. Rooms are nice, microwave and small refrigerator. Easy parking, the Cafe right there is awesome and you are very close to the beach. Any other f there three buildings of rooms are a good choice. Only one building, Tower building has an elevator.

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Alliance
Reviewed 13 July 2016

This is our 2nd year staying at the Sahara. The front desk staff is always really friendly. We have never encountered anyone who isn't going out of their way to make us feel comfortable. We also love the housekeeping staff, they always chat with us as we are leaving in the mornings. The oceanfront rooms were updated since we stayed...

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j w, General Manager at Sahara Motel, responded to this review

Hi Jen- Thank you so much for the comment above. We all work tirelessly to ensure that our guests stay are enjoyable and are happy to hear that you will be returning again soon!

Nottingham, Pa
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

We booked a last minute trip the week of July 4th. Our room was poolside, ocean block and I think it was around $119/night. The staff was friendly and helpful. The room was clean and simple. They honored my request for special accommodations. The Sahara cafe was Grateful Dead themed! Prices were very reasonable. This motel is conveniently located close...

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Toms River, New Jersey
Reviewed 30 June 2016

the Sahara motel is 5star all the way Marguerite-Paul &most of her staff are great one person need to be replaced Stacy is Rude-Nasty to most of the guests her attitude leaves a lot to be desired she runs the place like a concentration camp she looks for something to be wrong she very snippy nasty girl .Marguerite -Paul go...

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Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

We have stayed at the Sahara for the last 4 years and we love it! We have never been disappointed. The Sahara is a great deal and close to all the main attractions. Situated right on the boardwalk at the north end its close enough to all the fun but far enough from the noise. This year the rooms in...

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j w, General Manager at Sahara Motel, responded to this review

Hi – Happy to see the above review! Thank you so much for kind and honest words. We are glad that you also appreciated (and enjoyed!) the winter work and upgrades put into all of the rooms of the Oceanfront building. Our staff works very hard to make everyone’s stay with us enjoyable, so it’s nice to have it be...

cumberland, md
Reviewed 24 June 2016

i stayed at the sahara motel for a girls only weekend in september with my best friend. it was a clean older place on 19th street. we had ocean front and the view was to the die for. it is on the far side of the boardwalk but you could still walk to shops if you wanted to. the only...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
Room types
  • 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: $54 - $207 (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.”
 of 5 bubbles doctorcee409, 13 Oct 2016 | Read review
“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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