Find out what made the list of the best Maryland beach hotels

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Maryland Beach Hotels

Maryland has miles of beaches that line the state’s lakes and riverbanks. The state has even more beaches on the shores of the Chesapeake Bay and the Atlantic Ocean. They range from free public beaches to remote beaches accessible only by boat. The Maryland Park Service maintains 15 park beaches.

If you’d like to go to a Maryland beach and are wondering where a great place to stay would be, you should consider the following hotels. They were the Maryland Beach Award Winners in the 2021 Best Loved Hotels by All of these hotels had a lot of excellent reviews and received the highest guest ratings. And you can use to find the best rates for your stay.


Cambridge was founded in 1684 on the banks of the Choptank River. This Chesapeake community blends maritime history and Eastern Shore traditions with all the luxury of a world class travel destination. Its maritime history – shipbuilding, sailing, fishing, catching crabs and oysters and waterfowling – is celebrated at the Richardson Maritime Museum.

Best Loved Beach Hotel

  • Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay

Ocean City

Maryland’s best known and most popular beach city is Ocean City. It’s located between the Atlantic Ocean and the Isle of Wight Bay. It features miles of sandy beach and a wooden boardwalk lined with restaurants, shops and hotels. Go swimming, sunning, fishing, kayaking and more. TripAdvisor named Ocean City as one of the “Top 10 Beaches in the United States.” The Travel Channel included it in the “Top Boardwalk Locations in the United States.”

Best Loved Beach Hotels

  • Dunes Manor Hotel & Dunes Suites
  • Country Inn & Suites by Radisson Ocean City, MD
  • Courtyard Ocean City Oceanfront
  • Holiday Inn & Suites Ocean City, an IHG Hotel
  • Princess Royale Oceanfront Resort
  • Residence Inn by Marriott Ocean City
  • Aloft Ocean City
  • Comfort Inn, Boardwalk
  • DoubleTree by Hilton Ocean City, Oceanfront
  • Hilton Ocean City Oceanfront Suites
  • Grand Hotel & Spa
  • Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel by Wyndham Ocean City Oceanfront
  • Castle in the Sand
  • The Spinnaker
  • Commander Hotel & Spa
  • Holiday Inn, Ocean City, an IHG Hotel


Oxford is surrounded by water on three sides with the Tred Avon River and the Town Creek. Stroll down brick sidewalks past restored 18th and 19th century homes. There are water views around every turn. Take in breathtaking sunrises and sunsets from all sides of the peninsula. Oxford is a boating paradise. Go sailing, boating, paddle boarding or take the Oxford-Bellevue Ferry.

Best Loved Beach Hotel

  • Robert Morris Inn