Tidelands Caribbean Hotel and Suites

409 Atlantic Avenue, Ocean City, Maryland, 21842, United States | 2 star hotel
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This 2 star hotel, located on 409 Atlantic Avenue, Ocean City, is near Boardwalk, Trimper's Rides and Amusement Park, Ripleys Believe it or Not!, and Ripley's Believe it or Not!.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsTidelands Caribbean Hotel and Suites Ocean City

    Reviewed by joec404

    A great place to stay.

    Reviewed Sep 1, 2014
    by (9 reviews) Whereever we happen to be , United States Flag of United States

    Under new owners. The rules are relaxed, the grounds kept up beautifully, the facilities were OK. I think they have a bunch of improvements planned for the future.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    Historical Traveler Reviews Tidelands Caribbean Hotel and Suites Ocean City

    Mixed bag

    from

    The beachfront location is lovely and very near many of our favorite boardwalk locations. The hotel staff make "daily deals" depending on the occupancy, so if you book and guarantee the room for the number of days you want, you can save. Conversely, you can end up paying more per night than the daily quote to a new occupant. One night someone set off a fire alarm in the middle of the night and everyone had to stand on the beach for hours while it was checked. Last summer the hotel had no ice for 2-3 days (in July).

    Loved it

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    We stayed for one night and it doesn't even sound like the same hotel that is getting bad reviews. The rooms were very clean and spacious as well as the rest of the hotel. Maybe it depends what kind of room you stay in. We were in a 2 king sweet. I also thought the staff was very nice. They let us check out the room before commiting to it. I would go there again. The only reason I'm not giving it an excellent rating is because i was only there one night.

    Agree, Stay away!!

    from

    we stayed in the "suites"- keep in mind, they are

    only 2 years old, 2003 and 2004- they look as if

    they are 30 years old inside!!!

    i agree with all the others about management-

    THERE IS NONE!! just young kids. they have NO

    rules to whom they rent to- definitely NOT for

    families.

    and for prime season, with taxes, $300. a night

    - take off the zero's and that's about what it is

    worth!!

    All workers are foreign as well, their definition of

    clean and mine are two very different things!!

    Tidelands - would recommend

    from

    I was mortified to check into this hotel after I read the reviews, however, our trip was already booked so we took the chance. The rooms were clean, and roomy. The pool area was nice and the staff was very pleasant. The only problem we encountered was one night out of the three nights we stayed there the people next door were in their room being very loud and woke us up (it was 3:00 a.m.), I contacted the front desk and they took care of it. We stayed on the 5th floor oceanview and the view was great. I would recommend it - we had no bad experience with it and would actually not hesitate to stay there again.

    BAD< BAD< BAD Stay away

    from

    Hotel management horrible. The mananger is very cocky becauce it is obvious they are no good rooms are dirty they claimed they were cleaned and they swipped my card twice. BAD experience

    These same people run the crap hole The Ambassador just as bad if not worse.

    Not Worth A Dime!

    from

    Would not recommend this hotel to anyone.... Upon arrival, room was not fully cleaned. No blankets/pillows on beds. Mildew all over bathroom and room celings. Room was extremely rundown. We had to make numerous requests to front desk. Many of Deck chairs at pool area were broken. We had to check out early and they refused to refunds any $$. Definitely not worth the money they charge!

    Terrible customer service

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    we initially made a reservation for this hotel online and after reading the terrible reviews canceled our reservation and were told we would recieve a refund within 10 days on our credit card. 45 days later and a million phone calls and the "manager" who is the only one who apparantly can refund the $$ is no where to be found. no one is helpful, knows anything or can do anything about it. we are still short $305 and are now scrambling to come up with the remainder of the money for our vacation plans. this hotel is a ripoff, and i would recommend never staying here as i have since found out from personal references that everything negative found on the website is absolutely true.

    NEVER, NEVER, NEVER AGAIN !!

    from

    The only reason I give this hole-tel one "star" is that there is no option for none. This is the absolute worst place I have ever stayed anywhere. The staff is rude, the rooms are dirty, there is no place to park, and these are the good points. You have to pay for your room, IN CASH and IN ADVANCE before you can get your room key. The air conditioner in the room had two speeds, on and off. The balcony hasn't been cleaned since Nixon was President, the rooms stink both literally and figuratively, there is sand on the floor and in the beds, and you can hear any converstions (and other activities) in the rooms on either side, above and below. Stay FAR, FAR away from this place.

    YUCK

    from

    Upon arriving, the room was absolutely filthy...wanted to sit on the balcony but porch furniture was covered in bird poop,,had to move chairs from the room outside..after dinner that night, arrived back at the place and not a parking spot to be found..the desk clerk was totally confused and told us just to park right under the check in awning...my husband took a walk around the lot and found many cars without parking permits and cars were even parked in the fire lanes!! We finally called the police to report this violation...finally got a spot about 2 hours later after much complaining...the desk clerk said the fire lanes are used every night for parking so if the place catches fire, good luck! I was paying about $200.00 a night and no place to park...go figure..the manager was extremely nasty...BEWARE of this place unless you have money to burn!!! (Pun intended)

    Avoid this place!

    from

    Stayed here on 6/19/04. Animal House! Teenage guests partying out of control! We checked OUT at midnight. Managed after hours by teen staff (who seemed helpless to react to their out-of-control guests). The hotel's receipt (upon check-in) clearly marked ALL SALES FINAL, ABSOLUTELY NO REFUNDS. Called Hotel Manager the next morning... he refused to issue a refund (but offered a "credit" valid for a future visit). He was quick to point out the noisy guests were evicted at 2:30 AM.

    We back HOME by that time! "Happy Father's Day, pal." Avoid this place!

    TripAdvisor Reviews Tidelands Caribbean Hotel and Suites Ocean City

    2.50 of 5 stars Fair
     

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