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nanagirl2
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We visited this "resort" over Easter weekend with family. One of our daughters in law chose this hotel based on a previous visit. She told us that this was a resort with an indoor water park, and lots of things for the kids to do. Our group consisted of 2 of our sons with their wives and two kids each,...

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fskinoc, Owner at Francis Scott Key Family Resort, responded to this review

First thank you for taking the time to write. I find it challenging to respond to the question of where is the resort for a couple of reasons. By definition a resort is a place to go for relaxation and pleasure especially one providing rest and recreation facilities. And it is true in the off season our Sprayground, Shipwreck Cove...

Millsboro, Delaware
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Reviewed 7 December 2016

This is a self contained water-wonderland for the little ones. Although hard for us to pinpoint off the road (we had wanted it to be on the mainroad) it was a true nugget of joy. The room was spotlessly clean, and comfortable. The waterpark, although compact, was clean and warm. The lifeguards were attentive, and the kids interacted with them...

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fskinoc, Owner at Francis Scott Key Family Resort, responded to this review

Love the true nugget of joy comment....it made my day! I will pass on the great comments to our lifeguards! The outlets are a great shopping option and we also have great restaurants surrounding us as well! Thanks for taking the time to write! Annemarie Dickerson Owner

Waldorf, Maryland
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We visited during spring break and the weather was perfect! The kids absolutely LOVED the indoor pool and it was a nice and relaxing trip. We were a little early for most of the extra fun, but the kids had a blast either way. We look forward to coming back in season to visit the outdoor pool areas and other...

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fskinoc, Owner at Francis Scott Key Family Resort, responded to this review

Wow... just love Too cool for school! Made my day! We try and make the off season fun with activities and meet and greets but the summer has a flavor of it's own here at the FSK! We hope that your family will return and see how cool we are in the summer!!! Sincerely Annemarie Dickerson Owner

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

It has become a family tradition to stay here for easter. I now bring a tribe of 12 and we fit comfortably in the rooms that sleep 6 (2 rooms, each with 2 queen beds and a sleepersofa). THey give you free water bottles in your room which is awesome at night when the kids are wanting water and you...

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fskinoc, Owner at Francis Scott Key Family Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your great comments! I love that we are part of a tradition with your family and friends! Great comments! We have discussed both of your suggestions during our managers meeting and we will see logistically how we can add another activity at the indoor pool (such as interactive gaming) and find a new home for the fitness...

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place isn't really a resort, it's a motel with activities across the street from an outlet mall. Which is okay, but we expected a better experience based on the website description. The room was dated and people were tailgating in the parking lot. It's that kind of place. The indoor pool area was cold - I've been told by...

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fskinoc, Owner at Francis Scott Key Family Resort, responded to this review

We are always disappointed when we are not the fit or expectation that our guests are anticipating. It is true that in the off season our Shipwreck Cove swimming pool and the Sprayground are closed along with our shuttle service and our rates in the off season are lower as a result. With that said we provide for free for...

Salisbury, Maryland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our family stayed at the Frances Scott Key Resort for the weekend. We had 3 couples and 6 kids. They had a blast at the pool and the playground. The family rooms were super clean and roomy. We heartily recommend staying there.

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fskinoc, Owner at Francis Scott Key Family Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for you wonderful review! We really do love when our families are aboe to unwind and make some memories! Sincerely Annemarie Dickerson Owner

Wilmington, Delaware
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in a two double bed room with a mini fridge and microwave. It was perfect for a family of 4. The resort offered free mini golf, indoor water pool/water park, and movies at night. This was our second time staying at the resort and we will gladly return. The staff is extremely friendly, the rooms, public areas are...

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fskinoc, Owner at Francis Scott Key Family Resort, responded to this review

We love our return guests... we know that our families have many choices and we truly appreciate the word of mouth kudos and the return visits! Hope to see your family again soon! Sincerely Annemarie Dickerson Owner

Reviewed 7 March 2017

This is our 2nd time here and we really enjoy this place for the little ones (Ones 5 and the other is 6). We had 2 12 years old who weren't so impressed but thats not surprising. (They did in fact enjoy the outside part last summer) The staff is pretty nice and check in and what not is easy....

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fskinoc, Owner at Francis Scott Key Family Resort, responded to this review

Fun with the family.... that is what it is all about! We do try an have something for everyone and your correct in the summer when all our amenities are open we can just about hit every age! Thank you for taking the time to write and we look forward to seeing your family again soon! Sincerely Annemarie Dickerson Owner

West Berlin, New Jersey
Reviewed 2 March 2017

I have stayed at FSK a few times for my daughters softball tournaments. I now go every year for a week for family vacation!! I love the atmosphere and so does my family. The pools are awesome!! I love the new outdoor pool the most. The rooms are clean (and I'm a germaphobe). Everyone that works there is super friendly....

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fskinoc, Owner at Francis Scott Key Family Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review! We love our softball families and can't wait for your return! We know our guests have many wonderful vacation choices and we are thankful that you see the Francis Scott Key Family Resort as your choice! Sincerely Annemarie Dickerson Owner

Middletown, Maryland
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Before you read I'd like to admit that I am a complete hotel/resort snob. If I'm going on a vacation I like sparkling clean, luxurious, classy accommodations. Took the kids for one night to use the indoor pool in the middle of the winter when spring fever hit. Pool was nice but the chemical/chlorine intensity and smell gave me a...

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fskinoc, Owner at Francis Scott Key Family Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. It is true that we are not a luxury classy resort but what we strive to be is a clean, affordable family resort where guests can come together and relax. Though the number one job of the lifeguards is to be focused on the safety of our swimmers, they should not be unapproachable or look...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Airport Transportation
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Year-round family resort offering affordable rates and packages surrounded by many free amenities creating a unique, fun, memorable vacation trip and experience. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Francis Scott Key Family Resort

Address: 12806 Ocean Gateway, Ocean City, MD 21842
Region: United States > Maryland > Ocean City
Price Range: €119 - €235 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Francis Scott Key Family Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 232
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Also Known As:
Francis Scott Key Family Hotel Ocean City
Francis Scott Key Motel
Francis Scott Key Hotel Ocean City Md
Hotel Style:
#1 Top resorts Hotel in Ocean City
#2 Family Hotel in Ocean City
#6 Best Value Hotel in Ocean City
#9 Romantic Hotel in Ocean City
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“Choose rooms towards the back of the property, they are larger”
nanagirl2, 20 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Rooms attached to the indoor pool area and arcade were very convenient. 4 person rooms with a kitchenette were a little tight”
rlind7, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
“all rooms are good rooms. i like to face the playground area but you can get in the lodge with the indoor pool.”
iamragdolly, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Come for a day at the pool but don't stay the night”
Traveler29898, 17 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We booked a family room with frig, microwave, 2 queen beds, and a fold-out couch.”
philparker07, 30 Mar 2017 | Read review
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