This downtown Ocean City hotel is 1 block from the beach and boardwalk along the Atlantic Ocean. It features simple rooms with free Wi-Fi and serves free coffee/ tea in the lobby. A microwave and refrigerator are standard in every air-conditioned room at the King Charles Hotel. All rooms include a cable TV, private bathroom and carpeted floors. Guests of Hotel King Charles can relax in the common seating area or enjoy a beverage from the wicker chairs on the porch. Parking is free on- site. Jolly Roger Amusement Park is 1.5 miles from the hotel. White Marlin Mall and Eagle’s Landing Golf Course are both a 10-minute drive away.

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

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.8 for a two-person trip.

King Charles Hotel has been welcoming guests since Aug 12, 2011

Property Highlights

Located in the heart of Ocean City, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.7

Free private parking


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Room Type
2 full beds
1 queen bed
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Travel Sustainable Level 2
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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for Ocean City
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  • D
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Excellent staff/ customer service!!! Cozy room. Spotless / Clean! Excellent staff/ customer service!!!
  • Tracy
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    The facility was very clean, staff was polite and kind. The homemade cookies were delicious! Exit to outside directly from the floor was very convenient. I enjoyed drinking my coffee on the front porch in the morning
  • Sean
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Very close to the beach, about a 2-minute walk. The room was very clean. Parking onsite with a pass. Walk to the $ 4-a-day trolley to see all of Ocean City. The boardwalk and shops are about a 10-minute walk south. Plenty of food nearby. ...
  • Joni
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    They accommodated my inability to walk up stairs and put me on the first floor. They were also very accommodating when a family member had a medical emergency.
  • Shimia
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Marie at the desk is very nice. She seemed to get a kick out of my son ringing the service bell😄 Great place to stay!
  • Robin
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Nice basic accommodations and quick walk to the beach. The staff were very pleasant and helpful.
  • Mila
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Clean, well maintained, front porch to hang out on, location, parking on property
  • Karen
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Very Friendly workers. Very clean. You can definitely tell they take pride in the entire property. And they try their hardest to make you comfortable.
  • Aggarwal
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    The location was great. Both room and the bathroom were very clean. The staff was super accommodating for any needs we had. They had extras of everything in the reception area for us in case we forgot something (beach towels, paper plates,...
  • Sandy
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Close to everything and the staff was very nice and friendly.

Property questions and answers
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  • hi - is there a way for me to speak to someone on the phone regarding the King Charles Hotel. thank you, Steve

    Uncertain when this message was sent to me. I am always available 8am to 10pm
    Answered on 26 July 2020
  • Hi I have two amazing small dogs that never leave our side and will always leave with us where ever we go I am looking for a place in ocean city to co..

    I am sorry but we are not a pet friendly hotel THank you for considering us. Marie-Noelle
    Answered on 21 August 2020
  • is there a bathroom in each room?

    yes each room has a bathroom
    Answered on 4 September 2021
  • are the balcony rooms available for any weeks left in July or til mid August?

    No availablity. These rooms are not listed on Booking as a room type as they sell very quickly.
    Answered on 10 July 2021
  • Is there a crosswalk to get across the street to the beach easily? I have a 7 year old and would be toting a fair bit of things, is parking an issue?

    Yes there is a crosswalk
    Answered on 5 August 2022
  • I have a seven year old- how far of a walk is this from activities/ food on boardwalk?

    1/2 block. From the hotel you walk to the light cross over Baltimore Avenue and it puts you on the Boardwalk and beach at 12th street.
    Answered on 5 August 2022
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Amenities of King Charles Hotel
Great facilities! Review score, 9.3

Most popular amenities
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Family rooms
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Telephone
  • TV
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
  • Accessible parking
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Baggage storage
  • Wake-up service
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
  • Board games/puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • 24-hour security
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Carpeted
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French

House rules

King Charles Hotel takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 3:00 PM to 10:00 PM

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


From 6:00 AM to 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.

Children 12 and above are considered adults at this property.

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

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 21


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Discover American Express Cash is not accepted King Charles Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Upon check-in photo identification and credit card is required. All special requests are subject to availability upon check-in. Special requests cannot be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

Guests under the age of 21 are only allowed to check in with a parent or official guardian.

Please note, guests must check in before 22:00.

Please note that parking is limited to 1 space per room.

Please note that an elevator is not available at this property. Rooms are only accessible by stairs in a 3 level walkup..

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.

Please inform King Charles Hotel of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

Guests under the age of 18 can only check in with a parent or official guardian.

License number: 21-00031155

FAQs about King Charles Hotel

  • King Charles Hotel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • The prices at King Charles Hotel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

    • The nearest beach is 650 feet from King Charles Hotel. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • King Charles Hotel is 3.1 miles from the center of Ocean City. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • Check-in at King Charles Hotel is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

    • Room options at King Charles Hotel include:

      • Family
      • Double