Ocean City, Maryland, is a popular tourist destination for plenty of reasons. The beautiful beaches attract people from all over the world, as does the vibrant nightlife, delicious restaurants, trendy shops and boutiques, and the abundance of watersports and activities in the area. The hotel and resort options available are seemingly endless, but here are some of the most popular as well as budget-friendly places to stay during your beach getaway.

Sea Bay Hotel

You’ll certainly stay comfortable during your stay at the Sea Bay Hotel. Your room will include a microwave, mini refrigerator, coffee and tea maker, cable TV, free Wi-Fi, and a balcony with stunning views of the bay. The hotel also offers two outdoor pools with a sundeck and plenty of lounge chairs, so just kick back and relax with a refreshing drink in hand. If you’re looking for things to do nearby, you’re in luck. Within a short distance, you’ll find the beach just one block away, as well as the Ocean City Convention Center, the Jolly Roger Amusement Park, and the Ocean City Boardwalk.

Seacrets Hotel

Seacrets Hotel will provide you with a fun-filled stay in Ocean City. This adults-only hotel provides one- or two-bedroom condominiums with fully-equipped kitchenettes and spacious living areas. If you’re looking for a party atmosphere, Seacrets is the place for you. Plenty of restaurants and bars are close to the hotel, so you’ll stay entertained throughout the day and into the evening.

Tidelands Caribbean Hotel

The Tidelands Caribbean Hotel offers convenience and comfort at an extremely affordable rate. Budget-conscious travelers will enjoy each room’s microwave, refrigerator, and coffeemaker. If you’re looking to cook your own meals during your stay, opt for a suite with a full-service kitchenette and cooking supplies. For a day of relaxation, take a dip in one of two outdoor swimming pools or just lounge around with a drink in hand. If you’re looking for things to do nearby, head to the Ocean City Boardwalk. There, you’ll find many restaurants, shops, and bars that will keep you entertained all day long.

Crystal Beach Hotel

Though Crystal Beach Hotel isn’t the most affordable option in Ocean City, it is well worth the money. Each room offers a balcony overlooking the ocean, cable TV, and a kitchenette with a microwave and fridge, and you can pay a little extra for a jetted Jacuzzi. Head to the beach for water sports such as parasailing, kayaking, swimming, snorkeling, and paddleboarding. If this doesn’t keep you busy, walk the short distance to the Ocean City Boardwalk.

Dunes Manor Hotel

Dunes Manor Hotel offers a simple yet cozy stay for anyone looking for a budget-friendly hotel in Ocean City. For an affordable price, you’ll be given access to comfortable rooms with oceanfront balconies, complimentary Wi-Fi, room service, a fitness center, and a heated pool and Jacuzzi. For meals, just walk downstairs to the onsite Zippy Lewis Lounge or Barefoot Beach Bar & Grill. Just one block away from Ocean City Boardwalk, you’ll find plenty of activities to keep you entertained during your stay.