good hotel in Annapolis, MD

Mar 6th, 2008, 07:15 AM
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good hotel in Annapolis, MD

hi folks!

going to be spending one friday night in early april in annapolis. we do have a baby, he'll be about 5 months then.
we're meeting some friends for dinner and then staying over. really just looking for solid accomodations at a good price, in walking distance of the waterfront and shops/restaurants.

restaurant recommendations are also welcome.

thanks in advance!
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Mar 6th, 2008, 12:26 PM
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The Waterfront Marriott is the only hotel located on the Annapolis waterfront. You will probably have to pay $300+ for a room. The other accommodations near the waterfront area are small inns and B&Bs - mostly historic buildings with lots of antiques and period furnishings. I don't know how comfortable you would be with a small baby at some of them, although The State House Inn, Gibson's Lodgings, and Historic Inns of Annapolis all advertise that they welcome families. I can tell you that some of the rooms in the Maryland Inn are very small. Ask if there is enough room for a crib.

Loews and O'Callahans are traditional hotels about a mile from the waterfront.

If you decide to stay in a hotel that is not within walking distance, there are a couple of parking garages near the historic waterfront area where you shouldn't have any trouble find a parking space in the evening.
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Mar 6th, 2008, 01:02 PM
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You can walk to the waterfront from the Loew's hotel. I do it all the time. The Marriott is the best location, but probably the most expensive.
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If you like historic inns, try The Maryland Inn est. 1776. It's a quick walk down to the water and has a 4star restaurant (Treaty of Paris) inside the hotel which is reeeeeally good.
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Mar 7th, 2008, 03:13 AM
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Loews and O'Callahan are definitely walkable to the waterfront. (Loews is actually only .7 miles.) You'll pass lots of interesting buildings, stores, and restaurants along the way.
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Mar 7th, 2008, 10:04 AM
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thanks for the responses!

one the one hand, i really just need an inexpensive room. on the other, even though we only live an hour and half away, we never go to Annapolis, so i wouldn't mind staying somewhere interesting. saw a "$177 room for $100" on Hotwire, but obviously i dont know the name/location without purchasing....

i'll look into the hotels mentioned, thanks!
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