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Lancaster, Pa
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80 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2013

Average rooms, average parking, above average value. Located a half block from the beach, less than 2 blocks from good breakfast, a nice relaxed dive bar, good subs, good mexican, great fried chicken and decent fresh donuts (mini mark). The hotel offers a couple very cute little perks. Green mountain coffee and a keurig 24/7 no charge in the lobby,... More 

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1 Thank nightbrightener
Dickie L, Manager at Thunderbird Beach Motel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your coments and review! We take all comments very seriously. We will address any issues you mentioned, and will do any necessary cosmetic work to the rooms, in the off-season. I am glad you had a good stay with us. Myself and the staff very much appreciate it. Thank you for staying with us and... More 

Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2013

My friend and I booked the hotel through booking.com after reading several good reviews about the place. We were given a total due that neither of us could argue about for a 3-night stay. When we checked in to pay, it was approximately $70 more than booking.com had said, but it still didn't break the bank. They allowed us to... More 

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1 Thank KingsGrad10
Dickie L, Manager at Thunderbird Beach Motel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comments and review! I am not sure I understand about the $70 more money owed. Booking.com only quotes the stay "without tax". $70 still seems to be a bit much. I could have easily adjusted the stay if I found that I needed to. I was not made aware of this, so very sorry... More 

Lancaster, PA
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2013

If you are going to Ocean City and are just looking for an affordable place to sleep that is close to the beach and attractions, then look no further. If you are looking for a fancy place to stay, then keep shopping. The Thunderbird was quiet, clean, and in our budget. It's a 1/2 block to the beach. The heated... More 

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2 Thank gypsymarestudios
Dickie L, Manager at Thunderbird Beach Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments and review! We are the standard, basic motel. However, we do still take as much pride in our job duties as any other motel staff in town. I am very pleased to know that you were comfortable while staying with us. I appreciate the suggestions on what might need improvements. I will definitely make certain... More 

Hudson, OH
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20 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2013

I brought my 3 teeneage sons for a beach get-away. The Thunderbird was perfect. Nice beds and the bathroom was clean. The pool is well-maintained and heated nicely so you can swim even when it is chilly out! Staff responded to everything immediately and was very friendly and accomodating. Location was great too...as close to the beach as you can... More 

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1 Thank MummeyM
Dickie L, Manager at Thunderbird Beach Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your comments and awesome review. We very much appreciate it! I am very glad to know that our staff was on top of things. We have an awesome staff here, and they see all reviews. They know that their hard work pays off when they see the comments of guests that appreciate that hard work.... More 

New Ringgold, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2013

Just returned from staying 3 nights. Staff was very friendly! Rooms were clean. Plenty of clean towels. The room was not very big, but did accommodate 4 ladies, with 1 being a teenager and the other a young adult, without us having to step over everything. The pool was clean. Would definitely go back again. My only suggestion would be... More 

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1 Thank Cindy0425
Dickie L, Manager at Thunderbird Beach Motel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comments and review! Myself and the staff really appreciate it... Very sorry for the inconvenience of not enough outlets. It is standard however, for our style of motel. I would like to honor all requests for improvements. We do close for the season, and we do maintain and improve the motel to the best... More 

Baltimore, Maryland
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2013

We stayed there for 2 nights...we arrived a little bit early ...still they allowed us to use their facilities even we havent checked in yet. Staff were so wonderful..and very accomodating...our friends came the following day..We checked if they would let our friends stay for a night in our room...and they did for NO CHARGE...even gave us some extra blankets...nice... More 

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3 Thank angelkate06
Dickie L, Manager at Thunderbird Beach Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so very much for the awesome comments and rating! I truly enjoyed reading your comments. Myself and our staff really appreciate it. We know we are doing our job, and we get personal satisfaction knowing you had such a great time. The staff's work can be challenging at times. As so with any job. But when we see... More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2013

My friends and I were extremely pleased with our hotel stay. The room was very cleaned andthe beds were very comfortable. We enjoy staying here because it's close to the beach and of course not far from Seacrets. The bus stop is a block away too. The prices are cheap and the rooms are clean. We will continue to stay... More 

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2 Thank Dominique K
Dickie L, Manager at Thunderbird Beach Motel, responded to this review

First of all, thank you so much for staying with us! Thank you very much for your wonderful comments and rating. Myself and the staff truly appreciate it. We have a great staff, and they know that their hard work pays off when the guests comment about that. It gives us a sense of pride, knowing that we played a... More 

White Plains, New York
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41 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2013

Room was clean - but this is a basic, no frills hotel. Parking is limited to one spot per room. We did have a problem with our shower during the stay. The maintenance person was very friendly and resolved the problem quickly. Location is great - short walk to the beach, and a quick drive to other attractions.

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3 Thank Christopher T
Dickie L, Manager at Thunderbird Beach Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us, and thank you much for your comments and rating. All of our staff sees all reviews, and they do their best to assure everyone is as comfortable as possible, and see that any needs are met. I am glad to know the shower issue was resolved quickly. Thank you again, and we hope to... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2013

We booked a two night stay at the Thunderbird... not knowing what to expect as we had never been to ocean city before. I was pleasantly surprised by the hotels location to the beach and the staff assistance and generosity. We arrived earlier than check in and they allowed my kids to use the changing rooms and the pool while... More 

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5 Thank Melissa2399
Dickie L, Manager at Thunderbird Beach Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so very much for your wonderful comments and review. We certainly try to make everyone comfortable while waiting for their room, if there is an early arrival. We also have the pool with nice pool deck, to help pass the time. We appreciate the suggestions, and any future suggestions as well. When we close for the season, we... More 

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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2013

I was extremely happy with my stay at this hotel. All of the staff are wonderful and such a big help! Our cleaning lady was Brenda, she did a great job and was very helpful with things we needed. I was having car troubles and a man who worked there Keenan helped me with my car. I would recommend this... More 

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5 Thank Jaymeelee
Dickie L, Manager at Thunderbird Beach Motel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your awesome comments, and review. I agree that our staff goes above and beyond. They definitely do their best at trying to see that everyone is comfortable and satisfied. I do remember you, and it was a pleasure meeting you, and seeing that you were having a great time while staying with us. It certainly... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Thunderbird Beach Motel is a quaint 63 room motel located in the downtown area of Ocean City, MD. It is on the East side of Baltimore Avenue. Rooms come standard with 2 double beds, mini fridge, microwave, color/cable TV, and Free Wi-Fi. There are also King Rooms available, which contain one King sized bed, with a pull out sofa, and flatscreen TV. There is an outdoor heated swimming pool on site, and is a 30 second walk to the beach! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Thunderbird Beach Motel

Address: 3110 Baltimore Ave. (32nd Street Oceanblock), Ocean City, MD 21842
Region: United States > Maryland > Ocean City
Price Range: €106 - €215 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Thunderbird Beach Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 63
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Also Known As:
Thunderbird Beach Hotel Ocean City
Hotel Style:
#40 On the Beach Hotel in Ocean City
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