Posted by Travel Daddy, November 26, 2015
The New Bethany Beach Ocean Suites by Marriott: Stunning Beachfront Luxury, Outstanding Service, Serene Location
The fam and I wanted to make a weekend getaway to an awesome East Coast beachfront hotel, but we had a troika of conditions:
We wanted to stay in a laid back locale that was…
Outside of New Jersey (we live 12 miles west of NYC in the Garden State and we were pining for a non-Joisey shore destination), and…
We didn’t want to spend too much time driving to get there.
Looking at a map, the mid-Atlantic region of Delaware or Maryland met our travel math needs (less than a four hour journey), so I narrowed down the choices to Hilton Suites Ocean City (Ocean City, MD), Hyatt Dewey Beach (Dewey Beach, DE), Clarion Resort Ocean City (Ocean City, MD), and the newly built Bethany Beach Ocean Suites by Marriott (Bethany Beach, DE).
After surveying the websites of the first three properties on the list, the options were disappointing: the exteriors, lobbies, and rooms didn’t have much personality or warmth, and there was absolutely nothing distinctive or beach-y about them.
Bethany Beach Ocean Suites by Marriott (BBOS), on the other hand, showed potential. In fact, after a few clicks around the easily navigable site, it was obvious that the hotel was just what we were looking for, as well as a huge step up from the rest of the bunch.