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Clarion Resort Fontainebleau

Ocean City, MD, US (OXB)

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Clarion Resort Fontainebleau
10100 Coastal Hwy, Ocean City, MD US 21842

Make yourself at home in one of the 250 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators and microwaves. Your pillowtop bed comes with down comforters, and all rooms are furnished with double sofa beds. 37-inch LCD televisions with cable programming provide entertainment, while complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers.

Rec, Spa, Premium Amenities
Take advantage of recreational opportunities offered, including a nightclub, a health club, and an indoor pool. Additional features include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and an arcade/game room.

Satisfy your appetite at the hotel's restaurant, which serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner, or stay in and take advantage of room service (during limited hours). Relax with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge or a beach bar.

Business, Other Amenities
Featured amenities include a 24-hour business center, a computer station, and express check-out. Planning an event in Ocean City? This hotel has 40,000 square feet (3716 square meters) of space consisting of a conference center, conference space, and meeting rooms. Free self parking is available onsite.

Take advantage of the hotel's room service (during limited hours). Relax with a refreshing drink at a beach bar, a poolside bar, or one of 3 bars/lounges.

An indoor pool, a seasonal outdoor pool, and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a health club, a sauna, and a steam room.

Children under 16 years old are not allowed in the health club or fitness facility without adult supervision. Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa tub.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

The preferred airport for Clarion Resort Fontainebleau is Salisbury, MD (SBY-Salisbury - Ocean City Wicomico Regional) - 40.8 km / 25.4 mi.

Distances are calculated in a straight line from the property's location to the point of interest or airport and may not reflect actual travel distance.

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 km and mile.

Know Before You Go

  • The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.
  • Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section).


The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Pet fee: USD 39.00 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 20.00 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Based on 801 reviews
Submitted on 29-05-2016
If you want to share your pool with outsiders and have no parking then stay here otherwise don't! Poorly managed hotel! Not worth the money. You are paying for an outdoor pool that anyone can use. People off the street are walking in the hotel washing in the lobby bathrooms. Very disappointed in this hotel!
Submitted on 30-05-2016
Only 2 things hold me back from a 5 star review and that's the parking and the fact that the staff do not have their own elevator for their cleaning carts etc. We actually lucked out and got a spot in the hotel parking lot the first night because someone left. If you miss one in the lot you have to park across the Coastal Highway. So, we decided to bus it all day, so we wouldn't lose our spot. The hotel itself is great! Both pools (indoor and out) have their own bar and food which the kids and u... Read more
from blacksburg
Submitted on 30-05-2016
I spent one night here for a conference onsite. Pros: outside wall has huge window and room had a great view of the ocean from one direction and the bay from the other, hotel is on the ocean, room is huge. Cons: hotel seemed over-priced. Granted all of OC was more expensive than I expected for off-season in early May, too cold to be outside, boardwalk closed when I went there, and town seemed to be a bit of a ghost town except for those at conference. Furnishings were in nice shape, but dated. ... Read more
from Phila, PA
Submitted on 01-06-2016
The Clarion could use a facelift in some common areas. However it has a great beach vibe with its beach bar, pool area and terrace. There's even drink service on the beach and good menu outdoors. During Memorial Day weekend the outdoor bar closed at 9 and activity moved inside. I wasn't so crazy about the hotel nightlife - skewed to senior citizens definitely. That said the afternoon and early evening outdoor crowd was younger and fun. You step right out on the beach which is a nice plus o... Read more
from New York City, New York
Submitted on 03-06-2016
Recently stayed there for Memorial day weekend. The hotel needs updating. The lobby, the rooms and especially the restaraunt. I thought I was stuck in the 1970's. I actually saw two young couples walk out of the main restaraunt and smile and say to me. " Wow, this is not for us...from the decor to the vibe, etc". The rooms are musty and old. The bar area was nice and the beach. The outdoor pool was tooooo small and the indoor pool was better but had a funny smell. The maid for room #704 ... Read more
from Ridgeley, WV
Submitted on 08-06-2016
I'm a very picky traveler, so I was pleased that I was not at all disappointed in my stay here. The staff was efficient and friendly, from the front desk to the servers in the banquet hall. The room was clean, the bed was comfortable, and the linens and towels were of good quality. The towels were nice and fluffy and a decent size - it's definitely the little things that make the stay nice. I was there on business for a conference, which included 3 meals. The food was outstanding in every way -... Read more
from Leesburg, Virginia
Submitted on 08-06-2016
I recently stayed at the Clarion for a wedding over memorial weekend. My experience was fine with regards to the accommodations. I accidently left a very expensive pair of earings in the room when I checked out and did not realize it until the next day. I was happy to find that housekeeping had found the earings and had quickly locked them in the hotel safe. They were very responsive in finding them for me and sending them to me FedEx. I can't thank the honest staff enough. We have always l... Read more
from Baltimore
Submitted on 09-06-2016
We have just returned from our 4th Baltimore Raven's Beach Bash at the Clarion Resort and cannot wait until next year. Each year, this event gets better and better. Valerie does an awesome job planning and organizing the weekend. The bar staff and restaurant staff do a fantastic job and they always smiling. Two who stick out were Nate and Cassie; the outside bar where they were working, got busier and busier and they made everyone feel comfortable, relaxed and kept us well hydrated. The band tha... Read more
from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Submitted on 20-06-2016
I stayed here for a work conference. Overall the facility was very nice. My only issue was that it was not widely advertised that they are a pet friendly hotel which is great for anyone who loves pets but horrible for someone who is allergic to cats and dogs like myself. I was not aware that there were pets in the facility until after I checked out and saw several dogs roaming freely in the lobby. By the 2nd day of my stay, my allergies were so bad I lost my voice. I just wish there were si... Read more
from Rockville, Maryland
Submitted on 24-06-2016
The Clarion has a very nice staff. The problem is the rooms and lobby need a total update. If this ever happens, engineered hardwood in the guest rooms would be great along with sleeker more modern furnishings that would be brighter and lighter. The hallway area by my room had the unmistakable scent of animal urine (I did not have a pet) In addition, against the hallway wall near the elevators were dirty dishes that were not removed. I noticed the dishes at 4:20 PM. At 10:30 PM, the dishes w... Read more
Submitted on 26-06-2016
The staff are amazing, but the hotel needs a major face-lift. I realize that beach hotels take a lot of abuse, but for the price you pay at this hotel you would expect more. It is pet friendly (which is awesome), however the entire hotel has dark thick carpet throughout and I cannot only imagine the pet waste that may be soiling those fibers (which is not so awesome). A few suggestions that would be nice to see in a remodel... manufactured hardwood-great for sand cleanup and animal accident... Read more
Submitted on 27-06-2016
Have stayed here numerous times for an annual professional conference. Service/housekeeping is spotty though taken care of if brought to management 's attention. Catered meals were excellent. Even with discounted conference rate rooms were pricey.
from Camden, Delaware
Submitted on 02-07-2016
I requested an ocean front room and was told all the rooms were. This isn't true as the hotel sits perpendicular to the beach. If you step out on the very small balcony (to small for even a chair) and look to the side you can see the ocean. On our floor, our room was the furthest from the ocean. This resulted in a view of the busy 6 lane highway that bisects OC. The location of the hotel is in North OC. There is very little within walking distance as most of OC's attractions are in South OC. Th... Read more
Submitted on 02-07-2016
Excellent Food, service and accommodations were excellent. Location was great in the middle of everything. Easy excess to the beach Hotel provided food service on the beach from the beach bar Entertainment each night Numerous activities for the kids Pet friendly
from Key West, Florida
Submitted on 02-07-2016
I went there on business. The room was very comfortable. I was there for a conference. The location could have been slightly better. If you wanted to go outside and find some shops or a different restaurant you would have to walk a bit further than I would want. Other than that the staff was nice, the restaurant appeared to be nice. The gift shop was good too.
from Washington DC, District of Columbia
Submitted on 05-07-2016
I stayed here 3 days for a work conference. The rooms are decent, the staff was pleasant and it's located away from the busy strip. Mini micro fridges in the room. Direct access to the beach w/ food options close by as well. If you don't mind walking, leave the car parked and see what the area has to offer. I would stay again.
Submitted on 08-07-2016
Nice staff. Check in is at 4pm. I was allowed to check in at 12:30pm. I actually came at 9am. I was allowed to park in the lot and also use all of the amenities. I had no problem getting a parking space in the lot right in front of the hotel and it was 4th of July! Check out is at 11am. When I checked out, I was still able to stay parked and also use all of the amenities! They give you a card to use the spa room that has showers and dressing rooms. So we were able to check out, go to th... Read more
from Baltimore, Maryland
Submitted on 09-07-2016
This is the 2nd time I have stayed at the Clarion, and it was a mostly enjoyable stay! This time I was only here for one night during the middle of the week. I was able to checkin a little earlier than the posted checkin time, which was very nice. Rooms/beds are comfortable and have a microwave & mini fridge/freezer which is very useful. The lighting is pretty dim, but not the worst. It was nice to have the sliding door with the tiny balcony to get some fresh air & gauge the temperature, but it'... Read more
from Greensburg, Pennsylvania
Submitted on 09-07-2016
We only stayed one night en route to our final destination. Upon checking out I asked why my AAA discount (10%) didn't show on the bill. I was accused of not mentioning it before checking in and told there was no way to apply the discount. I overheard several other guests arguing for their points or discounts to be applied. Eventually, the manager refunded my room & recharged it with the discount. When I complained about her very rude clerk, she completely ignored me. The building is old, but ... Read more
from East Meadow, New York
Submitted on 14-07-2016
This was a nice place to stay. We arrived before 11am and were able to check in which was awesome. Lenny's Beach Bar was great. We had lunch and drinks there several times.The bar tenders and waitresses were very attentive. There was a band during happy hour which was fun. The pool was over crowded at times. The Tv was out for about 24 hours, but we really didn't miss it. The breakfast buffet was excellent!!! The price was extremely resonable. There was a bus stop in front of the hotel which ... Read more
from New York City, New York
Submitted on 16-07-2016
Great location on the Ocean City beach convenient to dining and water sports however given the multitude of hotels and condos along the beach, I would choose to stay elsewhere if I were to visit Ocean City again. The room was an ample size. The decor is dated and the rugs appear to be really old. While it seems every room has a terrace from where both the bay and ocean can be seen, the terrace is only large enough to accommodate two people while standing, as there is not enough room to place ev... Read more
from Danbury, Connecticut
Submitted on 17-07-2016
Room service was great. The deserved the 20% tip. The room was like new, towels & bed were perfect. Cons: -Not a great location. -Not for couples!! -Terrible WIFI. -The front desk was not helpful, at all. the hotel Comcast cable TV was out for a whole day & night, the front desk explained the whole building & neighborhood was out. I went down to the inside bar and the TV's were working fine, bartender said he wasn't aware of the Comcast being out. -All food and drinks on the property are wa... Read more
from Myrtle Beach, S.C.
Submitted on 20-07-2016
I chose this hotel because it portrays this property as a resort, it was on the beach, and I brought my tiny dog with me. Check in was easy. The woman charged me for 5 days. I walk away, go to get my car and she is frantic looking for me because she didn't charge for my pet. $39.00 more dollars for a tiny 6 lb dog that is no problem what so ever. But that is their policy and I was annoyed. I thought the price they quoted included the pet fee.The lobby is very out dated. The room on the 5th floor... Read more
from East Brunswick, New Jersey
Submitted on 22-07-2016
Loved it. So family friendly, a lot of activities and services available, nice atmosphere, beautiful beach. However, the outdoor pool was very small and packed with a lot of children. Someone even pooped in the pool once and everyone had to get out. I'm not saying it's the hotel's fault or anything but hear things just affect your overall experience. The rooms were also not very comfy. But overall; it was fun.
from Fort Belvoir, Virginia
Submitted on 25-07-2016
From start to finish we absolutely loved this hotel! My husband called the hotel after booking and explained that this is my first vacation since being healed from breast cancer and asked them to make sure we got a great room. They said they would, and wow, was it amazing! The view was so beautiful. This hotel doesn't have direct ocean view rooms, it is at an angle. But the room we got was clean and comfortable. The maids did a wonderful job cleaning up after us and I'm sure it wasn't an easy jo... Read more
from Salisbury, Maryland
Submitted on 25-07-2016
They fail to tell you that they have rooms without balconies and with obstructive views which are roofs that apparently collect beer bottles, cans, cigarette butts, trash and even dirty towels. The Clarion claims to be a 3-4 star hotel but clearly are not demonstrating it in Ocean City MD. This hotel is not even a 2 star. Stay away from their false advertisements.
from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Submitted on 26-07-2016
The hotel is on the beach which is great and the outdoor bars was nice. The Hotel itself is a little outdated for the prices they charge, Only 3 elevators and they are slow, I felt like half of my day was waiting for a elevator. The outdoor pool is very small for such a big hotel. If I was to stay here again I would have to be on a lower level. They also seemed to be much nicer on the phone than they were when we were there. The location is fine but you really cannot walk anywhere. You can't mov... Read more
from Clementon, New Jersey
Submitted on 26-07-2016
Just returned home from Ocean City, Md. This hotel has all the amenities you want while vacationing for just one night or a week, or more. But, it is just not the hotel on the beach that is the draw. My husband and I have been going to OC for more than 25 years. I have tried almost every restaurant in town. None surpass Horizons, with upscale food, with the best steaks and seafood, including a enjoyable evening buffet and delicious weekend brunch. Breakers Pub reminds you of a hometown bar... Read more
from Greensburg, Pennsylvania
Submitted on 26-07-2016
For a short beach trip vacation we took a trip to Ocean City, Maryland. Our room is in one of the cabanas as they call them here at the Clarion. It is a two floor hotel room with them main floor consisting of a powder room, kitchenette, sitting area with a sleeper sofa, and a desk. The spiral stair case takes you to,the second floor with is a loft bedroom with a king bed, a walkin closet and full bathroom. The room has ample storage for all the necessary beach items and extras. There is a w... Read more
Submitted on 28-07-2016
The hotel itself is not bad, but the maintenance needs serious improvement. I travelled here with my puppy and we were placed on a pet floor. I did not mind this other than the fact that you could smell all of the previous pets in the room. It seems like they never thoroughly clean the room. In addition to this, there were flies everywhere. Again, it is not a bad hotel, but it is simply run and down and frankly quite gross. My most recent time staying was not my first, but it was my last.
Submitted on 29-07-2016
We have a condo next to the clarion. Every time we are down we always go there for either dinner or drinks. We always sit at the bar because we really like the service Ellen gives us. She is always pleasant and goes out of her way to make sure everything is perfect. It is always great to see her.
Submitted on 29-07-2016
I was nervous because of the mixed reviews but, I must say that I was impressed. The room was nice, the staff was excellent, my children loved the magic show. The buffet was excellent. The housekeeper named Gloria was excellent. We had an ocean view room and it was almost like ocean front. Yes, it is a standing balcony but, we were still able to see the ocean from the couch and bed in the room. I guess it depends on the room that you have because our room was nearest to the ocean. One minor prob... Read more
from Dunkirk, Maryland
Submitted on 29-07-2016
"Top Notch" staff at this hotel. We have been coming here for the last 10+ years to attend courses. Stayed on the Pet friendly floor. Telphia( front desk.& Linda , Jessica. AJ. etc) all so friendly and courteous. Also, they are extremely knowledgeable about the numerous restaurants, medial facilities(if needed) and give excellent directions. In addition, we had a "special" situation and Gloria(housekeeping), Jason, John, & Melvin(Security) were so attentive and kind. Certainly going above and ... Read more
from Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
Submitted on 29-07-2016
I recently stayed at the Clarion from July 18-22. I have stayed at this hotel for 10+ years and I have never been disappointed. The staff was very friendly and made a point to ask you how you were and how your stay was going. I also have to comment on the maid service. I stayed on the 16th floor and let me just say our room was not the cleanest when we left to enjoy the beach. When we returned to the room, the room was spotless and was looking as good as new. I was not expecting the room to look... Read more
from Olney, Maryland
Submitted on 31-07-2016
Fantastic vacation spot! We had a 3 bedroom condo at adjoining Marigot condos--so many amenities for everyone! Guests who stay at the Marigo condos can utilize all the amenities of the Clarion Hotel. Waiter service with food and cocktails delivered right ON THE BEACH!, outdoor band every night, dancing, outdoor movies, indoor and outdoor pools, kid activities including clowns, mermaids at the pool, arts and crafts, body boarding lessons, volleyball net, yoga and pilates on the beach, fantastic g... Read more
from Florida
Submitted on 31-07-2016
Some thoughts: - Small, expensive rooms. We paid an outrageous price for a 1 bedroom that was actually a studio w a couch - A third of the floor was wet from motel style air conditioner - Elevators were extremely slow and overcrowded. - No bellman but you can use a luggage cart. Good luck trying to squeeze it into an elevator at 11a - Very little parking. Just save yourself some stress and accept that you have to park across the street - Breakfast buffet was decent but felt dirty. Service... Read more
Submitted on 31-07-2016
I have been staying at this property now for 3 years and every single time my family stays we find a new reason to LOVE it! I returned home and started raving about the experience to all of my work mates because there is no other property in O.C. like it. We can literally go to the Clarion and not have to leave. There is so much to do from arts and crafts for the kids, the pools, yoga on the beach, the bar, the live music every night. I cannot even do this place justice with words. Of cours... Read more
from Westbury, New York
Submitted on 31-07-2016
staff was nice. prices to high, bathroom overflowed twice for no reason. moved to another room and the tub did not drain while you were showering. waited a ridiculous amount of time for elevators. would not recommend. The breakfast buffet was great as was the dinner buffet.
Submitted on 02-08-2016
The Clarion definitely is a resort - there are multiple bars on multiple levels of the place and almost everything is open air so you can see the ocean and feel the breeze. The inside bar feels like a pub, slightly dingy though. The bar by the pool is fun - you can get rum buckets etc and they have a decent menu of bar/beach food available. The chicken fingers, mozz sticks, turkey wraps, were all good. We didn't order the clams or anything like that, so I can't speak to that. The service at both... Read more
Submitted on 05-08-2016
We stayed here recently and were very disappointed with the room. It was a room by the indoor pool and it reeked. The stench smelled like a sewer , unreal. The AC in the room did not cool the room down no matter how low we put the thermostat. The toilets were old and rust stained ; the whole room definitely needed a remodel. The rest of the facilities like the pools,bars, game room and restaurant were ok. I agree with the other reviews that the staff was good.( pleasant and helpful). ... Read more
Submitted on 05-08-2016
I absolutely love this property!! Rooms are very clean and the service is impeccable.. We visit every year and each time I enjoy it more. Walking distance to the beach and a number of excellent restaurants.
from West Nyack, New York, United States
Submitted on 07-08-2016
Came to ocean city for a long weekend and baseball tourney. Many families here fromThe team. The cost was a bit steep for my budget but being oceanfront and with the team we were in. The room was adequate with 2 queen beds plenty of pillows ,a dressed pull out couch,mini fridge microwave and safe tv and usual table and chairs. The walk out balcony is just that but the 180 view of ocean to bay was phenomenal Lovely to open up to in the morning. The indoor and outdoor pools were a great amenity ... Read more
Submitted on 08-08-2016
What a great hotel. We stayed here after one night in a not so nice hotel and the difference was amazing. Everything was clean, the staff were friendly and inviting and the hotel was just fantastic. Our favorite part was the outdoor pool with waitress service. How much better can it get sitting by the pool, sipping a cool drink and eating some good food. The kids loved the beach access and playing in the sand. We did notice that the waves at the beach were considerably strong at this end o... Read more
from Pennsylvania, USA
Submitted on 10-08-2016
Booked this hotel less than a week from my stay, we got in town early to beat traffic. Upon arrival I did a pre-check in, where they gave us a key to the spa to change for the beach and obtained a parking pass. Around noon we received a call telling us that our room was ready. Great customer service! The hotel is directly on the beach with easy access to it. Within walking distance to allot of restaurants, we didn't move our vehicle once until we were ready to leave. The outdoor pool was s... Read more
from Freeport, New York
Submitted on 10-08-2016
The positive is that it is an oceanfront hotel and the staff was very nice. We arrived at 11:30am and were given a key to the gym so we could change into our bathing suits and use the beach until our room was ready. At 12:30 they called and we were able to check in early. The bad was that the rooms are dated and the elevator took forever. Also the pool was tiny for the amount of rooms in the hotel and not very clean. I would try another hotel next visit to ocean city.
Submitted on 11-08-2016
All the things we heard are true! And we couldn't have been more pleased with our stay! The food, the staff, the atmosphere - 100% all around. Thank you for a wonderful beach trip! Don't miss out on the breakfast buffet in the morning and the all you can eat seafood buffet in the evenings! I can't say enough good things about it!!
from Baltimore, Maryland
Submitted on 13-08-2016
We had a great time. Our room was wonderful and so pristine clean, the food and drinks were fantastic. We all loved the breakfast buffet. The entertainment was excellent. What a FUN time! All of the staff made us feel so VERY welcome. Our stay was to the 10s! There was something for everyone! My husband and I had some couples time before our Daughter and her family joined us. Fun at the outside Tiki Bar, Relaxing on the beach, Drinks and lunch served to us on the beach, A romantic dinner! Ou... Read more
from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Submitted on 13-08-2016
We stayed at the Clarion in July 2016. We found the hotel to be disgusting. Our room was not ready at 4 PM for check-in. The pools were packed and dirty. The grounds were littered with beer bottles, half eaten food and rubbish. We left early and will NEVER RETURN.
Submitted on 14-08-2016
I've never wanted to leave a hotel faster. We stayed here while attending a baseball tournament. 1. Parking is horrible. Not enough spots and if you drive up to the lobby when checking in you better have a compact car when it's time to pull out or you risk damaging your car trying to maneuver out the other side. 2. Staff - I found all the staff members to be uninterested in working at the hotel or providing any level of customer service. I waited at the front desk on line along with 2 ... Read more
Submitted on 15-08-2016
Very nice facility with full service amenities; indoor and outdoor pools several bar areas and music after 4 PM. Rooms are very clean Great breakfast buffet available, Overall a great value on the OC beach
Submitted on 16-08-2016
I am used to staying in better hotels for far less than this cost per night. This hotel is dirty from parking lot to lobby to hall ways to room. Our room overlooked the "pet lot" a dried out, worn patch of fenced in grass, a a service roof where they collected yellow water dripping out of vents. The place smelled like cooking grease inside and out. 100% non-smoking is a joke. We had an outside buffet and I saw a server filling the bowl of rolls with her bare hands in the parking lot next to ... Read more
Submitted on 16-08-2016
I family and I arrived at the hotel early. We were given a room on the ninth floor. There are no oceanfront rooms in this hotel but this room had a very nice view. One hour after unpacking all of our stuff we get a phone call from the front desk telling us they had made a mistake and we need to move to another floor because we have dogs. The whole reason that we picked his hotel was it allowed pets. I understand that there are certain floors that they put pets on and I totally except that. How... Read more
from Rochester, New York
Submitted on 31-08-2016
We stayed at the Clarion because the hotel was able to accommodate everyone in our group between the condos and the hotel. The condos were clean and had great views. The hotel on the other hand... The lobby was very clean but smelled as if carpet fresh was used to mask the smell of pet odor. The front desk staff was very kind and friendly. Actually the entire staff that we came in contact with during our week stay was very friendly and went above and beyond. The housekeeper on the 9th floor who ... Read more
from New York City, New York
Submitted on 01-09-2016
Had a large group that stayed at this hotel August 25 - 28 and our stay was quite enjoyable. The staff was extremely helpful, rooms are spacious and food quite delectable. In addition there is a live band on the outdoor deck in the afternoons and at nights the restaurant turns into a night club with a live band. This is my third visit and I have never been disappointed.
Submitted on 05-09-2016
The service was outstanding starting with Shannon in the main dining room, one of the best servers we've ever had. Friendly, made sure we had everything we needed...drinks were full and the plates were cleared! The buffet was out of this world...fresh seafood of all kinds, prime rib cooked to perfection, yummy desserts too! Moving to the inside bars,look for Ellen, best Bloddy Mary's on the beach and great service and conversation! The most fun was Lenny's beach bar, with On The Edge played al... Read more
Submitted on 07-09-2016
from the moment we walked in , we fell in love with this place , staff was super friendly , the place was beautiful , we didn't need to leave this property at all , has everything you need ..when came upon this place due to our normal hole in the wall didn't have any rooms left , so we arrived here .
Submitted on 07-09-2016
A nice, affordable (by Ocean City standards) resort. The sofa sleeper in the room made things a little more comfortable for our family and the microwave and refrigerator saved us some money on dining! Being 30 minutes by bus from the boardwalk is a drag, but accommodations closer were a lot pricier. The service was outstanding. We arrived a little early and they told us our room wasn't ready yet. They gave us a key to the spa locker room so we could change for the pool/beach if needed. Wasn't ne... Read more
from Cherry Hill, New Jersey
Submitted on 10-09-2016
The rooms were nice and clean. The best part of the hotel is the beach bar. The beach is clean and the staff was very nice. If we go back I wouldn't have a problem staying at this hotel again. The only thing that I would complain about is the elevators. They are very slow when a lot of people are staying at the hotel.
from Potomac, Maryland
Submitted on 11-09-2016
We came for a convention, the hotel part of package, it is ocean front but far away from the boardwalk! Rooms are clean but old! The air conditioner is noisy and if you are on the 16th floor the wind blowing thru the mechanical stuff on the roof will keep you up at night! Overall there are better choices in this city!
from Akron, Ohio
Submitted on 13-09-2016
Since I had never been to ocean city before, I had no idea where to stay. I wanted to be where the action was. Once i got there, I found the streets are numbered 1 to 100's. The boardwalk (where all the action is) goes from 1 to 27th street and is about 2 1/4 miles long. The fontainebleau hotel is located at 101 street. It was quite a distance to the boardwalk. Nevertheless, the hotel was nice. It was expensive since i made the reservations only a few weeks before arrival. It did hav... Read more
from Centreville, Virginia
Submitted on 14-09-2016
Checked in the day after Labor Day. The rates were cheaper and the weather was still sunny and in the 90's. Some parts of the hotel could use a face lift. Other parts were more modern. I really enjoyed my stay here. It had everything I needed for a 4 day beach vacation. Check in is at 4 Check out at 11 We ate 2 meals outside of the hotel. If your looking for a ocean view hotel here's the hidden secret behind it. Every room within the hotel has an ocean view because the hotel is sideways looking ... Read more
from Centreville, Maryland
Submitted on 15-09-2016
I have been using this Hotel for many years, the Service and Staff are always accommodating and if there is an issue willing to make it right. I was helped by the front desk staff, Telphia, on check in and check out, He was very polite, nice and happy to help. Thanks again, I will be back!
from Baltimore, Maryland
Submitted on 18-09-2016
My room was the worst. 3 ac units just outside the room, was my view. Not the Ocean. Fun listening to that all night. The bathroom was dirty from previous guest including shaver hair - you don't want to know. One bed was made but suspect the sheets were not changed. I kept my socks on since the floor/carpet was filthy! Animals were the surprised visitors. No wonder the place was so dirty!!!! Will never stay again.
Submitted on 18-09-2016
Stayed here as part of a conference springtime week. Location was fairly well north of the action but an easy Uber ride up and down the strip. Facility was old but clean and the staff was friendly. Balconies didn't offer direct on views of the ocean and weren't very large, but it was nice weather to open the patio door.
Submitted on 19-09-2016
This place has alittle bit of everything! Right on the beach, great drinks, a wonderful and reasonably-priced breakfast buffet, indoor and outdoor pool, gym, sauna, steam room and whirlpool! They also play great music in the restaurant and hallway/elevator!
Submitted on 20-09-2016
Very nice place. Staff was friendly and helpful. Let us use the pool and sauna room until our room was ready. I will definitely stay there again if I go back to ocean city. Price was not bad either. Room was clean and comfortable. Close to ocean also.
from Lewistown, Pennsylvania
Submitted on 22-09-2016
Stayed here last week, coinciding with Bikefest. first time here and overall thought it was a pretty nice place. Obviously older but kept up nice. Room was clean except for some random long black hairs on the bathroom wall. Not a big fan of the small balcony but our room had a nice view of the ocean and bay. Glad we went north as it was very loud with motorcycles the further south you went. Didn't realize it was Bikefest until after we planned and booked the trip. Had drinks in the bar tw... Read more
from Cochranton, Pennsylvania
Submitted on 26-09-2016
It was a surprise to arrive and find it was Biker Week! The staff including the maids, were friendly and helpful. it's right on the beach. We had a very small balcony. We paid a conference rate of $170 per night. NOT WORTH IT. The room was clean except for the A/C. Everything is dated, the bathroom only had one set of outlets and the top one didn't work. The grid work on the dropped ceiling in the bathroom was quite rusted. Water pressure in bathtub was low. Screen door on the glass ... Read more
from Manchester, New Hampshire
Submitted on 27-09-2016
Property was run down, needs renovations, looks better online, Buffet was over priced and not good. Cold stale food. Outdoor bar not open. Not worth 250 dollars a night. Balconies do not directly face ocean and and only large enough to stand out on or just use one chair
Submitted on 27-09-2016
We had a wonderful time. Room was clean and comfortable. Had side view of ocean from small balcony but enough to know you were at the ocean. Everyone was very helpful. I would stay here again. They loved my Cuddles.( 5 lb Maltese.)
from Clarksville, United States
Submitted on 27-09-2016
Every time I come, I eat at Horizons' buffet. They have the BEST chefs! The snow crab legs were HUGE and their prime rib melts in your mouth. I had prearranged for snacks to be in my room upon arrival: great champagne and huge strawberries coated in DELICIOUS chocolate were waiting in our room. The FOOD and room CLEANLINESS far outweigh the outdated decor by leaps and bounds! I HIGHLY recommend Clarion Fountainebleau!
from Mertztown, Pennsylvania
Submitted on 28-09-2016
First, front desk staff was not friendly at all. Next, we got up to our room (which was not quite as described) and the AC did not turn on at all. Had to call and have maintenance fix it. The "balcony" was one of the saddest I've even seen. You could not even get a chair out there. The showers were not hot at all - not even lukewarm - had to be one of the worst showers I have ever taken. Plumbing was not good either. The toilet clogged and overflowed after my 8 year old went to the bathro... Read more
from Frederick, MD
Submitted on 03-10-2016
After an extremely rough night we arrived at the Clarion Resort in Ocean City, MD. Not only were we warmly welcomed and made to feel comfortable but the entire staff did the same for our service dogs. The room was extremely comfortable and spacious with a fridge and microwave and the view of the beach is gorgeous and calming. It is not oceanfront but fully visible without standing on one toe and leaning left on the balcony. The dog park is safe and our dogs were comfortable using it. We took... Read more
from Tafton, Pennsylvania
Submitted on 07-10-2016
Beds and pillows were very comfortable. Rooms were clean. Nice side view of the ocean from the small balcony. Restaurant was a little expensive. Food was good. Service was good. I will be going back on another business trip next year, and I would go back for a personal trip too.
Submitted on 12-10-2016
I stay here frequently due to the conference facilities. I have to say my last experience was poor. However, the front deck manager, Gerri, has restored my confidence. My company neglected to complete my reservation and Gerri went out of her way to make my reservation and experience and less stressful as possible. She even ensured that my credit card was not double charged due to our booking error. She was very patient with us and extremely kind. We will be back, Gerri! Thank you from the SHRM ... Read more
from Ellicott City, Maryland
Submitted on 15-10-2016
Medium sized hotel that has been here a while. And though the decor in the main areas is dated, the place is clean and the staff is friendly. Rooms are normal size and updated, with the bath rooms a little on the small size. Double Beds are not queens size and may be tight to fit two adults. Most rooms do have a view of the ocean and have an outdoor ledge to stand on but not sit. There is Direct access to the beach and ample parking. Nice indoor and smaller outdoor pool. If you plan to spend m... Read more
Submitted on 16-10-2016
Carpets in hallways must have been cleaned since summer. great front service. Sandpaper towels in pool area. Above average dinning. Bar drinks very pricey. Very small balcony. Lots of parking. Great maintance department. bathrooms a bit dated, but good pillows average beds
from Cape Charles, Virginia, United States
Submitted on 17-10-2016
Stayed here for my 50th high school reunion. Rooms weren't very clean. Prices in lounges were high as hell! $19.45 for one drink and one beer, because there was a 3rd rate local band playing. Food is not very good. No covered parking (which was nice with a hurricane passing through. Room prices were high for being the off season (October).
Submitted on 17-10-2016
I stayed a few days at the clarion for a car show and was a little disappointed with the so called free wifi. It took forever to get it to work, through no help from the service desk. When I finally got connected my speed was 0.06 Mbps, I believe dial up was quicker than that. It kept timing out when I was using it so it was useless. I called the desk and was told there was nothing that could be done. My other problem was the in room safe. It would not open, a security guy came in said the batte... Read more
from Columbia, Maryland
Submitted on 17-10-2016
This hotel could uses a little TLC. Staff is great but I have been going to this hotel every year in Oct for an event and it never changes. The restaurant for sure needs updating on the breakfast buffet. It is pricey and blah.