The Roland E. Powell Convention Center in Ocean City, Maryland offers 182,000 square feet of meeting space. Ocean City’s location makes it a popular choice for conventions. Hotels near the Convention Center range from the wallet-friendly to the luxurious. All are within walking distance of the beach, dining, shopping and Ocean City nightlife and entertainment.
Unwind at a beachfront hotel near the Powell Convention Center.
The Crystal Beach Hotel is 1.2 miles from the Convention Center. Rooms feature private balconies and kitchenettes. The hotel is within walking distance of several seafood restaurants, a pancake house, a coffee shop and shopping and entertainment on the Ocean City Boardwalk. As of March 2011, summer rates range from $169 to $199 per night.
The Fenwick Inn, located 5.4 miles from the Convention Center and one block from the beach, offers an indoor pool and hot tub, a game room and free parking. Dine at Jordan’s Rooftop Restaurant and Lounge, located on the top floor of the hotel, or walk to the two seafood restaurants within three blocks. Rooms at the Fenwick Inn feature microwaves, refrigerators and Internet access. Summer rates range from $169 to $229 per night.
The Princess Bayside Beach Hotel, located 0.5 miles from the Convention Center, has non-smoking with free wireless Internet access. Walk to nightclubs, fast-food restaurants and a coffee shop, or dine at the onsite Finnegan’s Pub and Eatery. Hotel amenities include an rooftop pool, a private bayside beach and a water sports center.
The Quality Inn and Suites is located six blocks from the Convention Center. Rooms offer a view of the Atlantic from a private balcony, a hot tub and kitchenettes. Walk to an amusement park, the boardwalk, several restaurants and bars, and a pizza parlor. The hotel offers an atrium with pool, whirlpool and sauna, an outdoor pool, and a fitness center. Eat breakfast at the onsite Beach Break Café.
The Castle in the Sand, located 0.6 miles from the Convention Center, offers a series of activities for children including live performances, puppet shows, pirate dress-up day, arts and crafts projects and face painting. Watch a free family movie every Tuesday night at the onsite Coconuts Bar and Grill; the restaurant offers a children’s menu. Families can play on the beach, swim in the Olympic-size pool, play games in the arcade or borrow DVDs from the front desk.
The Sea Bay Hotel, 1.5 miles from the Convention Center, is within walking distance of several kid-friendly eateries, including a pancake house, an ice cream parlor and a candy shop. Hotel amenities include an outdoor pool and a game room. The onsite restaurant serves breakfast and lunch and has a kids’ menu for children under age 10.
The Hilton Suites Ocean City Oceanfront is one mile from the Convention Center. All rooms include two flat-screen televisions, fully equipped kitchens with granite countertops, Jacuzzi tubs and ocean views from private balconies. The hotel has an outdoor pool with a swim-up bar and an atrium pool with waterslides, fountains and a lazy river. Dine at 32 Palm, which serves a fusion of Western Caribbean and Eastern Shore cuisine.
The Lighthouse Club Hotel, located on Fager’s Island, is 1.1 miles north of the Convention Center. The hotel has 23 suites with marble bathrooms, fireplaces, whirlpool tubs, wet bars and private decks with ocean views. Guests receive a continental breakfast, and lunch and dinner are served at the onsite Fager’s Island Restaurant.
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