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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend and I went on a womens retreat to Sandy Cove Ministries and it was the best weekend ever. Our room was really clean and new, the front desk was friendly and the dinning room staff as well. I will be going again!

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SandyCoveMinistries, Manager at Sandy Cove Ministries, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review - hope to see you soon!

Clinton, Maryland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A Gal Pal and I attend Seasoned Citizens Day....this particular event appears to have lost some of its excitement/luster. Last year and once 2017...the menu has been almost the same. Why? I remember the days when there were numerous food choices and a soft serve machine. Please, make sure to spend time at the docks end.... the bay beckons....here is...

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SandyCoveMinistries, Manager at Sandy Cove Ministries, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to leave a review! I'll pass your comments on to the chef. Sorry you ran into standoffish staff. Our desire is to NEVER appear that way!

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Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

I attended a conference here and was very impressed. It's a very relaxing location, though a little far from amenities if you are interested in shopping, dining out, etc. The staff was exceptionally friendly, the rooms and facilities were clean and comfortable, and the food in the cafeteria was excellent.

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SandyCoveMinistries, Manager at Sandy Cove Ministries, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to leave a review! Hopefully you took some relaxation home with you!

new ringgol
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Brought my wife here for a getaway weekend for our anniversary and we weren't disappointed. Room was very nice, clean and fresh. The staff were very courteous and helpful. We had a beautiful view of the bay and enjoyed watching the bald eagles flying around in the morning. It was a pleasure to walk around the grounds also. Pretty sure...

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SandyCoveMinistries, Manager at Sandy Cove Ministries, responded to this review

Thanks for the review! Hoping that you and your wife had a lovely anniversary. Would love to see you again soon!

Glen Burnie, Maryland
Reviewed 17 February 2017

My wife and I have visited Sandy Cove at least a dozen different times. Each and every time the staff has been very helpful. The rooms have always been well keep and an enjoyment to use. The location at the headwaters of the Chesapeake Bay is beautiful. The food is outstanding and plentiful. The speakers for programs are always great....

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SandyCoveMinistries, Manager at Sandy Cove Ministries, responded to this review

Thanks for the review - it's a pleasure to hear from friends who have been our guests many times! You have excellently summarized the Sandy Cove experience that we are striving to provide!

New Jersey,USA
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

What a beautiful and peaceful place to go for a retreat! My husband and I attended a couples retreat. I loved all the cozy fireplaces and touches throughout the resort. There were so many things to do if you wanted activities and areas where you could sit back and relax. There's definitely something there for everyone. The rooms were clean...

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SandyCoveMinistries, Manager at Sandy Cove Ministries, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write a review! We're so happy that you and your husband attended a couples retreat at Sandy Cove. Hope to see you again soon!

New York City, New York
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Came here for a Leadership Conference. The rooms were very spacious and the staff, as well as the guests themselves were pleasant and friendly. At least 4 people can stay in a room. But 2-3 is better. Thanks to Ron Hall And Tim Bayer who made the reservations and other concerns a breeze. What a quiet, serene, relaxing and spiritual...

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SandyCoveMinistries, Manager at Sandy Cove Ministries, responded to this review

Thanks for the review! I'll pass on your thanks to Ron and Tim.

Clinton, Maryland
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Seasoned Citizens .....well planned entertainment, I get to see friends who seem to be happy to greet. I take time to relax and spend time Standing on the dock of the bay....Ahhhhh......all of my cares seems to melt away. I drive 2.4 hours to get to this location (when traffic is in my favor), never a regret. The grounds are...

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SandyCoveMinistries, Manager at Sandy Cove Ministries, responded to this review

Thanks for the review! So glad your cares were able to melt away during your time at Sandy Cove. 2.4 hours is quite the drive for a day! Thanks for making the trip. I will pass your suggestion on to Nate!

Upper Marlboro, Maryland
Reviewed 31 August 2016

I needed to get away from the hustle and bustle and just be in a place not far from home, but with an atmosphere for rest, relaxation, serenity, and the presence of God. I found it there. The hotel sits on the Bay and Adirondack chairs line across the hill. I sat for hours, fell asleep, and woke up to...

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SandyCoveMinistries, Manager at Sandy Cove Ministries, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review! You managed to do what I have dreamed of doing for years...sit on one of those Adirondack chairs and fall asleep! So happy you were able to find the rest you needed.

Townsville, Australia
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

This was a spiritual weekend retreat/ family camp in summer. I'm out for words . The place is really awesome; it's like a getaway to a country with impressive amenities - a reception hall, lots of mini lounges with large windows overlooking the lake, it has a huge restaurant / dining area. it has a gazebo, swimming pools, chapel, auditorium...

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SandyCoveMinistries, Manager at Sandy Cove Ministries, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review! I'm so pleased you were able to experience true serenity at Sandy Cove. Blessings to you!

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Breakfast included
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sandy Cove Ministries is a year round Christian conference center in North East, Maryland. God has blessed Sandy Cove with an amazing 220 acres on the headwaters of the Chesapeake Bay...complete with gorgeous sunsets, eagles and ospreys! Visit Sandy Cove as a part of a group retreat, attend a Sandy Cove event or stay for a Personal Retreat. Many churches and organizations host their own weekend and week-long group retreats and meetings in our hotel-style facility. We offer all-inclusive packages - lodging, all-you-can-eat buffet meals, meeting rooms and activities. Planning a small staff retreat, attending a national conference or having a family reunion? We can accommodate rental groups up to 1000 or more! On any given weekend retreat guests come from New York City, Philadelphia, Lancaster, Baltimore, Washington DC, Richmond and everywhere in between! For groups looking for a central meeting location, they fly in from all over the U.S. Philadelphia and Baltimore airports are just an hour away. Sandy Cove programs special events throughout the year. We offer many women's events, couples getaways, pastors and ministry leaders' sabbaticals, a men's weekend retreat and seniors programs. Summer Family Camp is all about worshipping with other families on vacation...you'll find great speakers, fun activities for all ages, time to relax and time to play! The Marsh is our Christian summer day camp for kids. Personal Retreats are a way to treat yourself at your own pace as you take the time to talk to God. A Personal Retreat is a Bed & Breakfast stay - Sandy Cove style! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sandy Cove Ministries

Address: 60 Sandy Cove Rd, North East, MD 21901-5436
Region: United States > Maryland > North East
Number of rooms: 150
Also Known As:
Sandy Cove Ministries Hotel North East
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“I prefer to lodge on the second floor.....close to the dining hall, bookstore and exit to the bay.”
tea16, 9 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Bay views are the best!”
tm601, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Have used different rooms. They are all good”
peacockwh, 17 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The Bay view! Awesome. overlooking the water.”
  • Serene area of Sandy Cove
Blackbeauty75, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for bay view second floor”
tea16, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
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