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124th Annual Convention and Conference

June 18-24, 2016

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June 17-23, 2017

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2016 Ocean City Convention and Conference Primary Lodging Options

The following hotels have agreed to offer our members discounted rates.
They will make a $10 per night contribution to our Convention fund if you book using the Reservation Request Form provided.
Weekend rates quoted are for weekend of June 17th thru 19th.
Weekday rates quoted are for weekdays from June 20th to June 24th   
 
Hotel
Location
Rates from…
Holiday Inn Oceanfront
67th St. & Oceanfront
Weekday $199
Weekend $254
4 night package Saturday arrival    $851.00
3 night package Sunday arrival      $597.00
Weekly $1503.00 Friday to Friday
Holiday Inn Suites
17th St. & Boardwalk
Weekday $339
Weekend $369- including Sunday
4 night package Saturday arrival    $1416.00
3 night package Sunday arrival      $1047.00
Weekly $2463.00 Friday to Friday
Quality Inn Oceanfront
54th St. & Oceanfront
Atrium View:
Weekday $164
Weekend $214
4 night package Saturday arrival    $706.00
3 night package Sunday arrival      $492.00
Weekly $1248.00 Friday to Friday
 
Oceanfront View:
Weekday $179
Weekend $229
4 night package Saturday arrival    $766.00
3 night package Sunday arrival      $537.00
Weekly $1353.00 Friday to Friday
Hilton Suites
32nd St. & Oceanfront
Weekday $299
Weekend $439-including Sunday
4 night package Saturday arrival    $1476.00
3 night package Sunday arrival      $1037.00
Weekly $2513.00 Friday to Friday
Flagship Oceanfront Hotel
26th St. & Boardwalk
Weekday $124
Weekend $184
4 night package Saturday arrival    $556.00
3 night package Sunday arrival      $372.00
Weekly $988.00 Friday to Friday
Plim Plaza Hotel
2nd St. & Boardwalk
Weekday $104
Weekend $124-including Sunday
4 night package Saturday arrival    $456.00
3 night package Sunday arrival      $332.00
Weekly $788.00 Friday to Friday
Harrison Hall Hotel
14th St. & Boardwalk
Weekday $139
Weekend $179
4 night package Saturday arrival    $596.00
3 night package Sunday arrival      $417.00
Weekly $1053.00 Friday to Friday
Oceanic Motel
On the Inlet
Patio Room – 1 Double Bed
Weekday $89
Weekend $139
4 night package Saturday arrival    $406.00
3 night package Sunday arrival      $267.00
Weekly $723.00 Friday to Friday
 
Bay View Room – 1 Queen Bed
Weekday $99
Weekend $159
4 night package Saturday arrival    $456.00
3 night package Sunday arrival      $297.00
Weekly $813.00 Friday to Friday
Quality Inn Boardwalk
 
17th St and Boardwalk
Weekday $209
Weekend $229
4 night package Saturday arrival    $856.00
3 night package Sunday arrival      $627.00
Weekly $1503.00 Friday to Friday
 
*** Rates are subject to a 10.5% sales and occupancy tax. Length of stay restrictions apply at some properties. Availability is limited so please book early.
 
Harrison Group Resort Hotels do not guarantee specific room type availability. Requests will be accommodated to the best of the Hotel’s ability. Hotel check-in time is after 3:00PM on the day of arrival.  Check-out time is before 11:00AM on the day of departure.
 
All rates are subject to the prevailing city and state taxes. Currently, hotel taxes total 10.5% and are subject to change
 
METHOD OF RESERVATION
CUT-OFF DATE
Reservations: Reservation Form
Reservations must be guaranteed by a Master Account, credit card, or advance deposit received 30 days prior to arrival.  Reservations will automatically be billed for one night.
Reservations received after May 8th, 2016 will be provided on a space available basis at prevailing rates.
 
PLEASE ADVISE ATTENDEES TO UTILIZE THE PROVIDED RESERVATION FORM AND FAX OR EMAIL AS INSTRUCTED TO MAKE THEIR RESERVATION.
Please contact Kim Mueller by email at kmueller@harrisongp.com or call her at 410-723-1968 with any questions or for assistance with reservations.
 
A $10 per night contribution to the MSFA Convention fund is made when you book on this site or through Kim.

2016 Ocean City Convention Harrison Group Reservation Request Form


2016 Ocean City Convention Additional Lodging Options

The MSFA Convention Committee has worked with the Ocean City Hotel, Motel and Restaurant Association along with the Chamber of Commerce to negotiate special rates at each of these facilities for use by our membership.  While we are using the Harrison Group Properties as our first band of housing opportunities, we understand that a greater choice of venues must be made available to ensure that everyone who wants to attend the convention can. Please note that rates do not include tax unless noted, most rates are based on two people, and hotels may charge extra per adult or per child. Contact hotels directly at numbers listed for all details.
 
Hotel Location Rates and Policies

Clarion Resort Fontainebleau Hotel

10100 Coastal Hwy
Ocean City, MD 21842 US

Double/Double Room - $189
Executive King Room - $209
Studio King Room - $219
Poolside Cabana - $239

Marigot Beach Suites

10002 Coastal Highway
Ocean City, Maryland 21842
800-638-2100
One Bedroom Oceanfront Condo Suite - $219
Two Bedroom Oceanfront Condo Suite - $289
Three Bedroom Oceanfront Condo Suite - $359 (weekly only)

Outlined aboveare the room rates the Clarion Resort Fontainebleau Hotel and the Marigot Beach Suites will be offering June 18, 2016 through June 25, 2016 for the Maryland State Firemen’s Association Annual Convention in Ocean City, Maryland.   Both the Clarion Resort Fontainebleau Hotel and the Marigot Beach Suites will rebate to MSFA $10.00 per room per night following the Convention.  All rates are subject to 10.5% state & local tax unless the entity paying for the accommodations is tax exempt and supplies the Hotel with a current tax exempt certificate.

 
5501 Coastal Highway (55th Street)
Phone: 443-664-4001 or 866-664-4004
Fax: 410-524-5888


 
June 19 – 22, 2016
Room Type    Weekday Rate    Weekend Rate
Standard – Queen/Queen/Sofa    $119.95    10% Disc.
Suite – Queen/Queen/Sofa    $139.95    10% Disc.
The BEST WESTERN Ocean City Hotel & Suites is conveniently located in midtown Ocean City, MD, only 500 feet from the beach, within walking distance to popular restaurants, night spots, and area attractions, and less than one mile from a free continental breakfast daily, an exercise facility, business center, and free parking (one space/room). *All room rates are per night plus 10.5% tax. Rates are based on 1-2 adults per room. Each additional adult is $10 extra per night. Maximum occupancy is 6 guests. Check-in is guaranteed after 3 PM. Check-out is prior to 11 AM. Minimum nights may apply.
Deposits & Payments - Each person should call the hotel directly at 866-664-4004 and ask for the Maryland State Firemen’s Association rate. First night room and tax is due at the time of booking and balance must be paid upon arrival.
Hotel Cancellation Policy - Individual room cancellation is 72 hours prior to arrival.
Sea Bay Hotel 6007 Coastal Highway (60th Street)
Phone: 410-524-6100 or 800-888-2229
Fax: 410-524-1619

 

June 19 – 22, 2016
Room Type                 Weekday Rate    Weekend Rate
Double/Double/Sofa    $109.95    $179.95

The Sea Bay Hotel is centrally located in midtown Ocean City, MD, close to many area attractions, surrounded by restaurants and nightlife entertainment, and just 500 feet from the beach. We offer large oversized rooms fully equipped with a microwave, refrigerator, coffee maker, private balcony, and much more! Bayfront rooms are available! Hotel amenities include two (seasonal) outdoor pools, meeting room, business center, laundry facilities, and Free Wi-Fi and parking (one space/room). We also have an on-site restaurant, the Sea Bay Café, open daily for breakfast and lunch. We are open year round and only one mile from the Roland E. Powell Convention Center.
 *All room rates are per night plus 10.5% tax. Rates are based on 1-2 adults per room. Each additional adult is $10 extra per night. Maximum occupancy is 6 guests. Check-in is guaranteed after 3 PM. Check-out is prior to 11 AM. Minimum nights may apply.
 Deposits & Payments
Each person should call the hotel directly at 800-888-2229 and ask for the Maryland State Firemen’s Association rate. First night room and tax is due at the time of booking and balance must be paid upon arrival.
 Hotel Cancellation Policy - Individual room cancellation is 72 hours prior to arrival
LaQuinta Inns and Suites 106 32nd Street

Ocean City, Maryland
1-410-289-5762

10% discount on rooms 6/18/2016 to 6/24/2016
 

 

Comfort Inn Gold Coast & Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites
11201 Coastal Hwy, Ocean City, MD 21842
410.524.301 fx 410.524.7600

The Comfort Inn Gold Coast is happy to provide a group rate for attendees of the 2016 Maryland State Firemen’s Association Convention June 18 – June 24, 2016.  The rate for your group would $119.00 per night plus 10.5% sales tax, Sunday – Thursday, for our standard rooms.  Guests may upgrade to a bay view room for an additional $10 per night or a king room for $15 additional per night. Guests can extend their stay through the weekend (Friday & Saturday) for $169.00 per night plus tax. We do require a 2 night minimum stay for the weekend.  These prices are based on quad occupancy.  The Comfort Inn offers double bed accommodations with refrigerator, microwave, iron and board, coffee makers, and hair dryers in all rooms We also have a 24- hour convenience store, laundry facilities, fitness room, FREE WI-FI & HBO, and an indoor pool and whirlpool.  The group discount is based on availability and will be honored until June 1, 2016  
 The Comfort Inn Gold Coast is located on 112th Street and Coastal Highway next to the Gold Coast Mall, roughly a 5-7 minute car ride to the Convention Center.  Connected to the hotel is Denny’s Restaurant, opened 24/7.  There is also a movie theatre, pharmacy, Peebles Department Store, Family Dollar and a few great restaurants adjacent to the property.  Check in is guaranteed by 4:00pm on day of arrival and check out is 11:00am.
Guests may contact our reservations desk 24 hours a day at 410/524-3000 and request the Maryland Firemen’s Group block to reserve their room.

Princess Royale Oceanfront Hotel and Conference Center
 
91st Street Oceanfront
1-800-4-ROYALE

$197.00 per night for weekdays
$259.00 per night for weekends

Reservations:
1-800-476-9253
Mention group name MD State Firemen’s Association or booking ID # 4327

Carousel Oceanfront Hotel & Condominiums 118th Street – Ocean Front
 
Deluxe Standard (non-oceanfront):    $269.00 Fri & Sat / $169.00 weekday (Sleeps 4)
Deluxe Bay view (non-oceanfront):    $319.00 Fri & Sat / $199.00 weekday (Sleeps 6)
Direct Oceanfront Rooms:            $339.00 Fri & Sat / $219.00 weekday (Sleeps 6)
* 2 Bedroom Oceanfront Condo:        $1,795.00 weekly from Saturday to Saturday
* 3 Bedroom Oceanfront Condo:        $2,395.00 weekly from Saturday to Saturday

*Our Two & Three Bedroom Oceanfront Condominiums feature a king size bed in the master bedroom, two double beds in the second & third bedroom, queen sleep sofa in the oceanfront living room, a fully equipped kitchen, washer and dryer, and two full bathrooms.  We supply all bed linens and towels.  Daily maid service, however, is NOT included, unless it is a 6th floor condo.  There is a one time $35.00, non refundable, processing fee for condo bookings.

Call 1-800-641-0011 by 5/3/2016 and mention MD State Firemen’s Association to make reservations  The Carousel Group rates are per night do not include state and local taxes currently totaling 10.5%.

Coastal Palms Inn & Suites

121st Street – Ocean Block
120th St. Coastal Highway,
Ocean City, MD 21842

Suite: $229.00 Fri & Sat / $119.00 weekday (Sleeps 6)
Double Queen, Street View:        $229.00 Fri & Sat / $119.00 weekday (Sleeps 6)
Double Queen, Ocean View:        $239.00 Fri & Sat / $139.00 weekday (Sleeps 6)

Call 1-800-641-0011 by 5/3/2016 and mention MD State Firemen’s Association to make reservations

Atlantic Oceanfront Inn 45th Street – Ocean Front
4501 Atlantic Avenue
Ocean City, Maryland 21842

800-641-0011
reservations@carouseloceanfronthotel.com
Double Queen, Ocean View:        $339.00 Fri & Sat / $189.00 weekday (Sleeps 6)    
    Double Queen, Oceanfront:        $369.00 Fri & Sat / $229.00 weekday (Sleeps 6)

Call 1-800-641-0011 by 5/3/2016 and mention MD State Firemen’s Association to make reservations
Bonita Beach Hotel 81st Street – Ocean Block
8100 Coastal Hwy, Ocean City, Md 21842

King, Standard View: $239.00 Fri & Sat / $149.00 weekday (Sleeps 4)
Double Queen, Standard View: $239.00 Fri & Sat / $149.00 weekday (Sleeps 6)

King, Premium View: $249.00 Fri & Sat / $169.00 weekday (Sleeps 4)
Double Queen, Premium View:$249.00 Fri & Sat / $169.00 weekday (Sleeps 6)

Call 1-800-641-0011 by 5/3/2016 and mention MD State Firemen’s Association to make reservations

Crystal Beach Hotel 25th & the Boardwalk  - Ocean Front
(410) 289-7165
Double Queen, Standard View:        $229.00 Fri & Sat / $139.00 weekday (Sleeps 4)
Double Queen, Ocean View:        $269.00 Fri & Sat / $169.00 weekday (Sleeps 4)
Double Queen, Oceanfront:        $289.00 Fri & Sat / $219.00 weekday (Sleeps 4)

Call 1-800-641-0011 by 5/3/2016 and mention MD State Firemen’s Association to make reservations

Tidelands Caribbean Hotel & Suites 5th & the Boardwalk – Ocean Front
5th St on the Boardwalk, Ocean City, MD 21842
1-800-641-0011

Double Queen, Ocean View: $339.00 Fri (6/17) & Sat (6/18) (Sleeps 4) $189.00 weekday (Sleeps 4) 
$259.00 Fri (6/24) & Sat (6/25) (Sleeps 4)
Double King Suite: $359.00 Fri (6/17) & Sat (6/18) (Sleeps 6) $219.00 weekday (Sleeps 6)
$259.00 Fri (6/24) & Sat (6/25) (Sleeps 6)
Double Queen, Oceanfront:  $359.00 Fri & Sat (Sleeps 6)   $229.00 weekday (Sleeps 6) $269.00 Fri (6/24) & Sat (6/25) (Sleeps 6)

Call 1-800-641-0011 by 5/3/2016 and mention MD State Firemen’s Association to make reservations

Princess Bayside Beach Hotel

48th Street Bayside
Ocean City, Maryland

1-888-622-9743

 

June 17 – 23, 2016
Special Rate
Standard Rooms
$109.00/Night + Tax (Weekdays) - $149.00/Night + Tax (Friday & Saturday)
        Deluxe Efficiency Rooms
$139.00/Night + Tax (Weekdays) - $189.00/Night + Tax (Friday & Saturday)
Bayfront  Efficiency  Rooms
$149.00/Night + Tax (Weekdays) - $199.00/Night + Tax (Friday & Saturday)

 
     
     
     
     

 

 

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