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Located 2 mi from the beach, this Ocean City hotel features both indoor and outdoor pools. An on-site fishing pond and picnic area are also featured. Each guest room at the Francis Scott Key Family Resort offers a refrigerator, private bathroom, and TV with DVD player. Select rooms have a fully equipped kitchen. Guests can relax in the hot tub after working out in the on-site fitness center. A games room is provided for entertainment. Assateague State Park is 8.9 mi from the Francis Scott Key Hotel. The Ocean City Factory Outlets are directly opposite the hotel.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.8 for a two-person trip.

Francis Scott Key Family Resort has been welcoming guests since May 16, 2012

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.9)

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Free Parking Available On Site


Fitness center

Golf course (within 2 miles)

Game room

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Room Type
2 full beds
1 sofa bed
1 full bed
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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
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  • Alicia
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    The staff was amazing and you couldn't beat the price of it. We had a full size kitchen and the water in the bathroom stayed hot ,great pressure!
  • Andrew
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Absolutely loved the indoor pool, my girls could have stayed and played volleyball for forever if I let them, my son was obsessed with the water slide! I loved the outdoor pool, it was beautiful! We are all pretty short but everyone could reach...
  • Debra
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    The staff was nice, the pools were great, the shuttle was awesome, and the kids got so excited for the movies every night.
  • Martha
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    15 family members stayed for a reunion first one in years. It's not fancy but it's perfect for family and kids. Laid back, accommodating, friendly. Lovely picnic area with grills and a pond. It was Bike Week and worked out great.. short ride...
  • Karen
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Everything. Comfort beds. Love the pool and the drinks
  • Phillips
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Pool area was very nice. Plenty of seating. Location from the boardwalk.
  • Savanna
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Our kids loved the pools and we loved the food and drinks right at the pool. Our room was super clean and comfy and we were surprised to find a full kitchen in our room
  • Kasey
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    The indoor pool was perfect for my kids and the location and shuttle services really cut down drive time during my stay room was clean and beds were comfortable
  • Kristen
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    This is my second year vacationing at this resort. I love the staff they are very polite and always willing to help. I think the property is beautiful. The scenery is amazing and it’s very quiet at night time. It’s a rather large establishment,...
  • Cassandra
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    The property was cleaned and well maintained, and they offer a lot of activities for the price you pay!

Property questions and answers
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  • Am I able to park a trailer on premise?

    We generally have plenty of space on property to park trailers. However there is an additional fee for trailer parking at certain times, such as duri..
    Answered on 18 September 2019
  • Will the outdoor pool be open September 27?

    The Outdoor pool will stay open in September if the weather cooperates.
    Answered on 9 June 2020
  • Is the water area open due to covid-19?

    Our pools are open.
    Answered on 23 June 2020
  • Are there Coffee Makers in the Rooms ?

    There are coffee makers in every room.
    Answered on 13 January 2020
  • How are you renting with the virus. Are there things to do. How far and can we visit the horses.

    The Governor's orders state are unable to rent to out of town guests & short term stays until the Stay at Home order is lifted.
    Answered on 24 April 2020
  • Looking to come and stay in Aug was wondering if all the things listed are included in the price or if you have to pay extra for the putt-putt and thi..

    Our amenities are included in the room rate. The shuttle bus has been put into service with limited capacity for now.
    Answered on 24 June 2020
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Resort Facilities at Francis Scott Key Family Resort
Great facilities! Review score, 8.1

Most popular amenities
  • 2 swimming pools
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Fitness center
  • Bar
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • BBQ facilities
  • Movie nights
  • Mini golf
  • Playground
  • Game room
  • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Shuttle service
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • ATM on site
  • Laundry
  • Business center
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Outdoor play equipment for kids
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • Safe
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Wheelchair accessible
2 swimming pools
Pool 1 – indoorFree!
  • Seasonal
  • All ages welcome
  • Heated pool
  • Shallow end
  • Waterslide
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Pool bar
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
Pool 2 – outdoorFree!
  • Seasonal
  • All ages welcome
  • Shallow end
  • Pool bar
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Fenced pool
  • Fitness
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Waterslide
  • Fitness center
Languages Spoken
  • English

Sustainability initiatives

This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules

Francis Scott Key Family Resort takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 4:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


Until 11:00 AM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 1 years
Extra bed upon request
$25 per child, per night
Crib upon request
2+ years
Extra bed upon request
$25 per person, per night

Prices for cribs and extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.


When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Mastercard Visa Discover American Express Cash is not accepted Francis Scott Key Family Resort accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note, guests must provide complete address including zip codes at the time of booking.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Shipwreck Cove: Closed from Tue, Dec 20, 2022 until Fri, May 26, 2023

Shipwreck Cove: Closed from Sun, Oct 01, 2023 until Fri, May 24, 2024

License number: 23676285

FAQs about Francis Scott Key Family Resort

  • Room options at Francis Scott Key Family Resort include:

    • Double

  • Francis Scott Key Family Resort offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Fitness center
    • Playground
    • Game room
    • Mini golf
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Swimming pool
    • Movie nights
    • Fitness

  • Yes, Francis Scott Key Family Resort is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Francis Scott Key Family Resort is 2 miles from the center of Ocean City. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Check-in at Francis Scott Key Family Resort is from 4:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • The prices at Francis Scott Key Family Resort may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.