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The Eastern Shore Hotels

The Lankford Hotel & Apartments


  • Good for groups
  • A genuine aura of classic seashore vacations
  • Weekly rates are available


  • Small in size
  • Little privacy from boardwalk and beachfront activity
  • No a/c in the lobby

Fodor's Review

Opened in 1924, the Lankford is still owned by the family of the original owners. Many combinations of rooms in the hotel and the adjacent lodge are available for small groups of friends and families. Bicycle storage and Ocean City Golf Course privileges are included in the rate. Lazing in a rickety rocking chair on the front porch off the small (un-air-conditioned) lobby, cooled by overhead fans, is a true throwback to quieter times. (All guest rooms are air-conditioned.)


Hotel Information


8th St. at boardwalk, Ocean City, Maryland, 21842-0420, United States


410-289–4041; 800-282–9709-late May–Sept.; 410-289–4667-Oct.–late May

Hotel Details:

  • No credit cards
  • Closed Columbus Day–Apr.
  • 23 rooms, 28 suites

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