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Lititz, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2016

I purchased a Living Social deal for a getaway at the Sandaway and it was absolutely perfect. Great location right on the water, wonderful people, beautifully done rooms (we had the 3rd floor room and loved it), breakfast basket more than we expected -- we could not have asked for more in any respect. We will definitely return! The town... More 

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Sandaway, Manager at Sandaway Waterfront Lodging, responded to this review

Dear Jan B, That is wonderful you all will definitely return! We appreciate you very much sharing that your stay at Sandaway was absolutely perfect. Yes, the Scottish Highland Creamery in Oxford, MD is a great attraction for our guests. I am glad you also got to enjoy St. Michaels, Maryland. We look forward to your return. Safe travels, Ben... More 

Downingtown, Pennsylvania
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20 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Stayed at the Sandaway a couple times and it is one of my favorite places. sitting in the andironacks out front watching the boats go by. All the rooms offer some something special and unique. the Lodge owners are super friendly as well as the staff. I highly recommend a trip to this location!

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Sandaway, Owner at Sandaway Waterfront Lodging, responded to this review

Dear TUCKY142, We of course were delighted to read your review with such a flattering title. So glad to have you back again and glad we were able to meet your expectations. We appreciate the affirmations about our wonderful staff here. Looking forward to having you return again. Best, Wendy Gibson owner More 

Malvern, Pennsylvania
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29 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2016

We had a room on the first floor (no porch which I would have opted for on my next visit). Had a great view of the river from the bay window and we could walk right out our back door to the expansive lawn stretching down to the water where adirondak chairs & a "boat house" with complimentary water &... More 

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Sandaway, Manager at Sandaway Waterfront Lodging, responded to this review

Dear Malvernation, Thank you for your praise of the housekeeping staff at Sandaway. We are so happy to learn how much you all enjoyed your stay. Your feedback is important and we appreciate you sharing this review. Yes, please try a waterfront porch room on your next visit. I am sure you will like the beautiful view from your porch... More 

Bergenfield, New Jersey
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13 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2016

What a gem of a place to getaway and relax. The minute you enter the property, the predominant sound is the gentle lapping of water on the shore. Entering the office, you are greeted by a thoughtful, kind, innkeeper, determined to ensure the most comfortable stay possible. We stayed in the Choptank room, with a lovely view of the river.... More 

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Sandaway, Manager at Sandaway Waterfront Lodging, responded to this review

Dear Judy H, Thank you so much for your kind words and review. The Beach View King with Porch that you stayed in has one of the best waterfront views. That is wonderful you were able to maximize the peace! We hope to see you again at Sandaway for another relaxing Chesapeake Bay vacation. Safe travels, Ben Gibson - Innkeeper More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

The view from my chair at the lodge is what Sandaway is all about. My husband and I needed rest and beauty for a few days away and we found it here. Oxford Maryland is less than 2 hours from Washington. Sandaway offers spacious and carefully maintained rooms with porches and large lawn on the water front. Kayaks and bicycles... More 

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Sandaway, Manager at Sandaway Waterfront Lodging, responded to this review

Dear Lindsay C, Thant is wonderful you all enjoyed Sandaway and plan to return! Thank you for sharing about your experience in Oxford, Maryland. Yes, the Robert Morris Inn across the street is a very popular and convenient restaurant for our guests. I am glad you were happy with your meals. Safe travels, Ben Gibson - Innkeeper More 

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7 reviews
Reviewed 27 June 2016

Brochure doesn't lie. It's even more beautiful in person. I haven't even checked out yet and wish I didn't have to. Sit on one of many porches or adirondack chairs and listen to the water lapping the shore, birds chirping and you will think you stepped back in time. Delicious breakfast basket delivered right on time outside your door. Yum!... More 

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Sandaway, Manager at Sandaway Waterfront Lodging, responded to this review

Dear Basays, Thank you for sharing about your relaxing stay at Sandaway before you have checked-out. It is wonderful to learn you are having such a great time! Yes, the waterfront suites with private porches are one of the best ways to experience Sandaway. I do hope the rest of your stay is even better. It is very nice to... More 

Limerick, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
Reviewed 24 June 2016

We had the Carriage Town View room and it was very well appointed. It had a full kitchen and every amenity needed for a fantastic stay. The view at sunset from the grounds was just perfect. Great place to relax with a glass of wine and enjoy the beauty of the area.

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Sandaway, Manager at Sandaway Waterfront Lodging, responded to this review

Dear Sball123, That is wonderful you all found a piece of paradise staying at Sandaway! Thank you for sharing about your fantastic time in Oxford, Maryland. We hope to see you both again. Safe travels, Ben Gibson - Innkeeper More 

Alexandria, Virginia
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10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2016

We had Suite 100, which provided a porch which gave us a view of the water. It was wonderful to sit outside, sip coffee and enjoy the wonderful breakfast basket provided by the inn. As breakfast wasn't available until 8 am, it was also nice to have access to the coffee machine in the library 24 hours/day. The service was... More 

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Sandaway, Manager at Sandaway Waterfront Lodging, responded to this review

Dear Marie E, Thank you for recommending Sandaway for a getaway. That is wonderful you all had an excellent stay with us! Glad to learn you enjoyed the lighting and amenities. We do hope to see you again in Oxford, MD. Safe travels, Ben Gibson - Innkeeper More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 June 2016

Suites were only feet from the water. Beautiful views. Rooms were spacious with beautiful bathrooms with claw foot tubs. Staff was extremely accommodating. Included breakfast arrives at your door in a crab basket filled with warm pastry, coffee, juice, yogurt, fruit, milk and granola. Quiet, private. Mini fridge and coffee maker in room. Wish we could have stayed longer. Great... More 

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Sandaway, Manager at Sandaway Waterfront Lodging, responded to this review

Dear Jmillar1949, That is wonderful you all had a great birthday celebration at Sandaway! Thanks for sharing how much you enjoyed your stay in a Deluxe Waterfront Suite with a private porch. I hope you can return to Sandaway and stay longer as you wished. Safe travels, Ben Gibson - Innkeeper More 

Dallas, Texas
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 June 2016

We had the pleasure of staying at the establishment. The house was amazing and the staff were impeccable. The only thing that wasn't up to our standards was the bed itself. It was extremely hard. Other's may love that type of bed but unfortunately for us it left us feeling miserable the next morning. We enjoyed the property very much... More 

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Sandaway, General Manager at Sandaway Waterfront Lodging, responded to this review

Dear eearnest2016, Thank you for your feedback and so glad to learn that you loved Sandaway overall. We try to find and buy new beds that most people will enjoy. I do hope you return and point out any issues we can improve to make your stay more comfortable during your visit. We will definitely look into your bed feedback... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sandaway Waterfront Lodging has 18 B&B style accommodations in Oxford, MD - just seven miles from St. Michaels. Most rooms at Sandaway are waterfront with porches overlooking the Tred Avon River, Choptank River, and Chesapeake Bay. Guests at Sandaway can enjoy the waterfront lawn and private sandy beach. Sandaway is a member of Select Registry - Distinguished Inns, Small Hotels, and Bed and Breakfasts of North America. Oxford, Maryland was recently voted the best waterfront town in the world. Recent upgrades to Sandaway Waterfront Lodging include cable television in every accommodation. All Suites also now have a mini-fridge. The wireless high speed internet connection was recently upgraded. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sandaway Waterfront Lodging

Address: 103 West Strand Road, Oxford, MD 21654
Region: United States > Maryland > Talbot County > Oxford
Price Range: €277 - €339 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Sandaway Waterfront Lodging 3*
Number of rooms: 18
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“Second floor suites are walk-ups, but have better views. Some suites may not have views, so be sure to ask when booking.”
  • The attraction of the Sandaway is its spectacular location, not its room accommodations or decor
 of 5 bubbles Projournalist, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a screened-in porch attached facing the water. Ground floor is best.”
 of 5 bubbles Jan2day, 21 Sep 2016 | Read review
“CH104, large upstairs unit. No screened porch. King bed. Spotless bath. Very steep stairs! Dehumidifier hum. Minifridge. Bay window.”
 of 5 bubbles stifft2016, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Rooms facing west provide spectacular sunsets.”
 of 5 bubbles L4520NUpaulw, 9 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The rooms with the view are worth the additional cost”
 of 5 bubbles dolores_dorsainvil, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
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