Ocean City is a popular holiday destination on the coast of Maryland in the United States. Here you’ll find clean beaches, a lively boardwalk filled with shops and restaurants, amusement parks, and everything else you need for a perfect vacation. The destination is popular with families, couples, and friends looking for a themed weekend away.

No matter what your reason is for visiting Ocean City, here are a few affordable accommodation options for your stay.

Harrison Hall Hotel

Harrison Hall Hotel offers cozy rooms with basic amenities, but what sets it apart is the beautiful ocean views available from its 97 non-smoking rooms. The hotel offers a designated beach area with umbrella and chair rental – perfect for enjoying an afternoon in the sun. Those that prefer to spend the day hanging out by the pool will be happy to know that their Olympic-sized outdoor pool features a seasonal pool bar and sundeck. Room rates start at just $72/night.

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Paradise Plaza Inn

Paradise Plaza Inn is a great option for travelers looking for a more home-like atmosphere. Rooms at this hotel come in various sizes but are all equipped with a kitchenette with microwave and a refrigerator that allows for cooking in the room. The hotel also has an outdoor swimming pool that stays opened throughout the summer.

Rooms at the Paradise Plaza Inn start at just $89 a night.

Grand Hotel & Spa

Grand Hotel & Spa is a more premium option in Ocean City, offering rooms starting at $239. Rooms with an ocean view will cost more at $250-$279 per night. This hotel also caters to a business traveler, offering conference facilities and meeting space.

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Those visiting with families will enjoy the indoor pool and outdoor pool with pool bar on site. The hotel also has an arcade for the little ones and a full-service spa for the parents.

Tidelands Caribbean Hotel and Suites

At Tidelands Caribbean Hotel & Suites, your stay is all about relaxation. The hotel features not one, but two outdoor swimming pools as well as an en-suite jacuzzi. Relax at the rooftop pool and enjoy the convenience of a pool bar and the sundecks overlooking the beach and bay area.

Book in advance and you might be lucky enough to score a room at just $70/night, although during the high season rates can go up to $129/night.

Plim Plaza Hotel

Rooms are the Plim Plaza Hotel are some of the cheapest in the city. Starting at only $59/night, the rooms are decorated in a cute beach theme and offer quality bedding and all the standard amenities. On-site, you’ll also find an outdoor pool and three Jacuzzis along with an outdoor bar and restaurant.

If you want to enjoy the beach, you’ll be glad to know that the hotel also offers umbrella and chair rental.

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No matter what hotel you choose for your stay in Ocean City, try to stay close to the boardwalk to take advantage of the various restaurants, bars, and nightlife options in the area.