The Grand Hotel in Ocean City, Maryland is a classic hotel located on the famous beach boardwalk. The hotel rooms come with a great balcony view of the Atlantic Ocean, and the hotel is just 20 blocks from the Roland Powell Convention Center. There are 251 oceanfront and oceanview guest rooms, and a few king whirlpool rooms. On site is a 24 hour coffee house, so you will never go without a cup of delicious brew when staying at the Grand Hotel. There is also a game room and fitness center on the premises. Ample parking is available in the hotel's six story garage.
The hotel's Lobby Lounge offers martinis, frozen drinks, and lighter fare. It is open year round, so regardless of when you are in town, you can enjoy a bite to eat and the luxury of a beach cocktail, even if there are snow flurries outside. Other dining options include The Pool Bar, located on the 2nd floor, poolside. They offer signature frozen drinks and beer, all served pool side in the relaxing, resort setting. For something more substantial, try the Grand Terrace Restaurant. Located on the 6th floor, this dining establishment offers impressive views of the Chesapeake Bay, a breakfast buffet, and an a la carte menu. There is also a carry-out menu available. The restaurant is only open for breakfast, so unless you are an early riser, plan on the Grand Terrace being booked for private functions in the afternoon and evenings.
One of the unique features of the Grand Hotel is the on-site salon. While a salon or spa experience is something one might expect in other resort towns, Ocean City is more family oriented, and there are not too many hotels offering this feature. The salon at the hotel offers hair styling, facials, and manicure and pedicure treatments. There are also trained, licensed massage therapists available, and guests can choose Swedish or deep tissue massage ranging in length from 30 to 90 minutes. Imagine how great a professional massage would feel after a long day swimming in the Atlantic, or a morning that included 18 holes of golf. Book your services early because the salon tends to fill up quickly.
The hotel offers a variety of package deals including a BFF (best friends forever) Getaway that includes a room with two queen size beds, two breakfast coupons, a $40 gift card to the salon, and a coupon book for the Tanger Outlet Center. Spend the weekend down the ocean with your best girlfriend enjoying the sights and sounds, and shopping together. Gift certificates to the hotel are available, so you can encourage friends and family members to take advantage of the package deal.
For those looking to host a large event, the hotel offers 8,200 square feet of meeting and banquet space. This includes a terrace with an outdoor deck, and a conference room for smaller meetings. The Grand Hotel in Ocean City is a well-known, well-respected establishment, and offers a variety of unique features.