This beachfront hotel in Ocean City, Maryland features an outdoor swimming pool with a diving board and rooms with panoramic ocean views. The Ocean City Pier Rides are 3 mi away.

Each room at the Castle in the Sand features a flat-screen cable TV and a refrigerator. Select rooms offer a balcony with ocean front views.

Coconuts Beach Bar and Grill provides full bar service, pub-style fare, and live music during the summer season. The Beach House Restaurant offers an extensive breakfast menu. Take a Dip Ice Cream Shop is also on site.

Beach equipment for rental is also available.

Jet-skiing and parasailing at Odyssea Watersports are 1 mi away while The Ocean City Factory Outlets are 3.8 mi from the hotel.

This is our guests' favorite part of Ocean City, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.1 for a two-person trip.

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Located in the best-rated area in Ocean City, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.1

Free private parking available at the hotel

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Max adults: 4. Max children: 3
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Max adults: 4. Max children: 3
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Max adults: 6. Max children: 4
Queen Room with Balcony and Ocean View
  • 1 sofa bed and
  • 2 queen beds
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Max adults: 6. Max children: 4
Studio
  • 2 queen beds
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Max adults: 6. Max children: 4
Queen Room with Two Queen Beds and Patio
  • 1 sofa bed and
  • 2 queen beds
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Max adults: 4. Max children: 3
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Max adults: 6. Max children: 4
One-Bedroom Suite with Two Queen Beds - Ground Floor
  • Bedroom 1: 2 queen beds
  • Living room: 1 sofa bed
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Max adults: 6. Max children: 4
Queen Suite with Balcony
  • Bedroom 1: 2 queen beds
  • Living room: 1 sofa bed
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Max adults: 4. Max children: 3
One Bedroom Cottage
  • 1 sofa bed and 1 queen bed
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Max adults: 4. Max children: 3
Queen Suite with Patio View
  • 1 sofa bed and 1 queen bed
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Max adults: 6. Max children: 4
Two Bedroom Condo
  • 2 twin beds and
  • 1 sofa bed and
  • 1 queen bed
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Two Bedroom Cottage
  • 2 twin beds and 1 sofa bed and 1 queen bed
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  • Is the couch a pull out bed?

    Hi, Yes, it is.


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    Asked about: Studio • Answered on June 8, 2020
  • Is there an oven?

    Hi, Yes, this room type has an efficiency kitchen which includes an efficiency size oven. Thanks!


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    Asked about: Queen Room with Balcony and Ocean View • Answered on October 22, 2019
  • Is there a pet allowed

    Hi, We do not accept pets at the Castle. Our sister property, The Barefoot Mailman, is located on 35th Street and is pet friendly. Thanks!


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    Asked about: Queen Room with Balcony and Ocean View • Answered on October 22, 2019
  • Does this hotel rent to high school seniors?

    Hi, Yes, we do! Thanks!


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    Answered on December 2, 2019
  • Is smoking allowed on balconies

    Hi, Yes, smoking is permitted on the balconies. Thanks!


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    Asked about: Queen Room with Balcony and Ocean View • Answered on October 22, 2019
  • Is your pool open?

    Hi, Yes, it is open in accordance with the Maryland reopening guidelines. Thanks!


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    Asked about: Queen Room with Balcony and Ocean View • Answered on June 17, 2020
  • Is this on the first floor?

    Hi, The cottage houses have 2 floors. There are stairs up to the second floor units. Please note if you have a preference for a first floor unit and we will do our best to honor your request. Thanks!


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    Asked about: One Bedroom Cottage • Answered on October 22, 2019
  • Does this room have an ocean view?

    Hi, Yes, this room type has an oceanfront balcony with a direct ocean view. Thanks!


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    Asked about: Queen Suite with Balcony • Answered on October 22, 2019
  • What floor is this room on?

    Hi, This room type is located on the 2nd or 3rd floor in Castle South. This building does not have an elevator. Thanks!


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    Asked about: Queen Suite with Ocean View • Answered on October 22, 2019
  • Can we park on site before our check in at 3pm?

    Hi, Yes. You can come into the office when you arrive and we will be happy to issue your parking permit. If your room happens to become available before the standard check in time the front desk will notify you. Thanks!


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    Answered on July 22, 2021
  • can you go outside on the balcony in the queen suite with ocean view

    Hi, Yes, you can.


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    Asked about: Queen Suite with Ocean View • Answered on April 20, 2021
  • In the cottage do you still have access to everything the hotel offers? Pool and those types of things.

    Hi, Yes, you have access to everything the hotel offers with a cottage rental. Thank you!


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    Asked about: One Bedroom Cottage • Answered on March 5, 2020
  • will the pools be opened in may

    Hi, We have one pool. It is an outdoor Olympic size pool and it will be open.


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    Answered on April 2, 2021
  • Do they have a gym ?

    There is no gym on site. There are local gyms in the area that offer day passes for fee.


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    Answered on July 5, 2021
  • what floor level?

    This room type is located on floors 2 through 5.


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    Asked about: Queen Room with Balcony and Ocean View • Answered on June 4, 2021
  • Is there a stove top in the kitchen?

    Hi, If you rent a room that comes equipped with a kitchenette or full kitchen it will have a stovetop. Thanks!


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    Answered on March 20, 2021
  • Does the couch pull out

    Hi, Yes, it does.


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    Asked about: Studio • Answered on May 29, 2020
  • Is this on the bottom floor and able to walk right outside to sand/beach

    Hi, Yes, that is correct! The view is obstructed by the sand dunes but you will be right next to the beach entrance. Thanks!


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    Asked about: Queen Room with Two Queen Beds and Patio • Answered on October 22, 2019
  • Is here a loundry room?

    Hi, We have coin operated machines in the lower level of the Waverley Castle.


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    Answered on May 21, 2021
  • Is the pool open

    Yes, it is.


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    Answered on August 19, 2020
Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Jolly Roger Amusement Park
    0.4 miles
  • Old Pro Golf
    0.6 miles
  • Seacrets
    0.7 miles
  • Bahia Marina
    1.1 miles
  • Sixtyfirst Street Park
    1.4 miles
  • Mallard Run Recreation Center
    1.4 miles
  • Advanced Marina
    1.7 miles
  • Ocean City Boardwalk
    1.8 miles
  • Ocean City Harbor
    1.9 miles
  • Midway Shopping Center
    1.9 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant On the Bay Seafood
    0.8 miles
Top attractions
  • Jolly Roger at the Pier
    2.6 miles
  • Ripley's Believe It or Not
    2.6 miles
  • Baja Amusements
    2.9 miles
  • Grand Prix Amusements
    3.3 miles
  • Assateague Island National Seashore
    4.4 miles
  • Northside Park
    4.8 miles
  • Casino at Ocean Downs
    5.4 miles
  • Thunder Lagoon Waterpark
    6.2 miles
  • Frontier Town Wild West Show & Western Theme Park
    6.6 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Ocean City Beach
    200 feet
  • Assateague Beach
    3 miles
  • Fenwick Island State Park Beach
    6 miles
Closest Airports
  • Salisbury-Ocean City Wicomico Regional Airport
    23.9 miles
How to get to Castle in the Sand from Salisbury-Ocean City Wicomico Regional Airport
    Taxi
    Free parking is available.
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2 Restaurants On Site

    The Beach House Restaurant

    Food: American

    Coconuts Beach Bar and Grill

    Food: American

Amenities of Castle in the Sand Great facilities! Review score, 8.0
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Beachfront
Activities
  • Live music/Performance
  • Happy hour Additional charge
  • Movie nights
  • Beach
Food & Drink
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kids' meals
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking