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Rod 'N' Reel Resort

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In-room safe, individually furnished, desk, laptop workspace
2 restaurants, breakfast, lunch, dinner served; seafood

Overview of Rod 'N' Reel Resort

Rod 'N' Reel Resort

3.0 star property
Waterfront hotel with 2 restaurants, near Chesapeake Beach Railway Museum
8.2 out of 10 Very Good
8.2/10 Very Good

860 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Air conditioning
  • Gym
4165 Mears Ave, Chesapeake Beach, MD, 20732
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Near the beach
  • 2 restaurants and bar/lounge
  • Full-service spa
  • Indoor pool
  • Breakfast available
  • Fitness center
  • Sauna
  • Room service
  • Coffee shop/cafe
  • Business center
  • 24-hour front desk
For families
  • Refrigerator
  • Private bathroom
  • Cable/satellite TV service
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • Coffee/tea maker

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • On the waterfront

Getting around

  • College Park, MD (CGS) - 49 min drive
  • Fort Meade, MD (FME-Tipton) - 56 min drive
  • Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) - 58 min drive
  • Easton, MD (ESN-Easton - Newnam) - 85 min drive


  • Scorpion Brewing - 11 min drive
  • Traders Seafood Steak & Ale - 9 min walk
  • 1936 Bar & Grill - 3 min walk
  • Plaza Mexico - 4 min drive
  • Rod & Reel Restaurant - 3 min walk

About this property

Rod 'N' Reel Resort

When visiting Chesapeake Beach, Rod 'N' Reel Resort is a great choice to consider. Guests can visit the spa to be pampered with hot stone massages, aromatherapy, or mani/pedis, and Rod N Reel Restaurant, one of 2 restaurants, serves seafood and is open for breakfast and dinner. An indoor pool, a bar/lounge, and a fitness center are other features. The helpful staff and bar get good marks from fellow travelers.


English, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)

Social distancing

Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 71 rooms
  • Arranged over 4 floors


  • Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM
  • Express check-out available
  • Minimum check-in age: 21
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions.

Special check-in instructions

  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in

Required at check-in

  • Credit card required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 21


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast (surcharge) each morning 7:00 AM–10:00 AM
  • 2 restaurants
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Room service
  • Snack bar/deli

What to do

  • Fishing
  • Beach nearby

Working away

  • Business center
  • Meeting room
  • Conference space (65908 square feet)


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Hair salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Porter/bellhop


  • ATM/banking
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Fitness center
  • An indoor pool
  • Full-service spa
  • Sauna


  • Elevator
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • IPod docking station
  • 43-inch TV
  • Cable TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning and heating
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Alarm clock
  • Bed sheets provided

What to enjoy

  • Individually furnished

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Hair dryer

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone

Food and drink

  • Refrigerator


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the hotel's full-service spa. Services include hot stone massages, facials, body wraps, and body scrubs. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy.


Rod N Reel Restaurant - This restaurant specializes in seafood and serves breakfast and dinner. Happy hour is offered.
Boardwalk Cafe - This beachfront restaurant specializes in American cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Fees & policies

Refundable deposits

  • Deposit: USD 25.00 per accommodation, per day

Mandatory fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at check-in or check-out:
  • Resort fee: USD 20.00 per accommodation, per night
  • Resort fee inclusions:
    • Business center/computer access
    • Concierge service
    • Fitness center access
    • Housekeeping
    • In-room bottled water
    • In-room coffee
    • Internet access (may be limited)
    • Laundry facilities
    • Phone calls (may be limited)
    • Pool access
    • Self parking

Optional extras

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast is offered for an extra charge of approximately USD 20.00–25.00 for adults, and USD 10.00–15.00 for children

Renovations and closures

The property will be renovating from May 15 2023 to October 31 2024 (completion date subject to change). The following areas are affected:
  • Swimming pool

Guests will have access to the following alternate facilities during the renovation:

  • Outdoor pool

During renovations, the hotel will make every effort to minimize noise and disturbance.

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA).


Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.
Onsite parties or group events are strictly prohibited.
This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ+ friendly).
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.
This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.
Guests traveling with a service animal must contact the property prior to arrival.

Also known as

Chesapeake Beach Hotel And Spa
Chesapeake Beach Hotel Chesapeake Beach
Rod 'N' Reel Resort Hotel
Rod 'N' Reel Resort Chesapeake Beach
Rod 'N' Reel Resort Hotel Chesapeake Beach

Frequently asked questions

Does Rod 'N' Reel Resort offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Rod 'N' Reel Resort does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Rod 'N' Reel Resort?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Rod 'N' Reel Resort?
Yes, there's an indoor pool.
Are pets allowed at Rod 'N' Reel Resort?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Rod 'N' Reel Resort?
You can check in starting at 4:00 PM. Check-out time is 11 AM. Express check-out is available.
What is there to do at Rod 'N' Reel Resort and nearby?
Have fun during the warmer months with activities such as fishing. Indulge in a treatment at the spa and enjoy a swim in the indoor pool. Rod 'N' Reel Resort also has a sauna and a fitness center.
Are there restaurants at or near Rod 'N' Reel Resort?
Yes, there are 2 onsite restaurants, featuring beachfront dining and seafood.
What's the area around Rod 'N' Reel Resort like?
Rod 'N' Reel Resort is located on the waterfront, a short 3-minute walk from Rod n Reel Charter Fishing and 7 minutes' walk from Chesapeake Beach Water Park. Travelers say this hotel is in a good location.



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10/10 Exceptional

susan, 1-night trip
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6/10 Good

WADE, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Melba, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

A Relaxing , Calming Atmosphere At Chesapeake Beac
I enjoy the atmosphere of the Rod & Reel Hotel & Resort the employees are friendly and pleasant and we feel relaxed in the environment.
Melba, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very Good

The place was wonderful. I enjoyed my room.
Aleta, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

A Chesapeake Beach Vacation!!
The Rod & Reel Hotel provides a calming resort experience. It's located on the Weather Shore of the Chesapeake Bay in a calming environment that is free of the hustle & bustle of the city. The Rod & Reel Hotel has an atmosphere that is Adult, Senior Citizen and Family friendly.There is adequate parking in the garage with handicap and valet parking. The Rod & Reel Resort provides well prepared food options in the Rod & Reel Restaurant.There are Gaming Rooms with many exciting games, Bingo in a room that I overlooks the Chesapeake Bay, Fishing Boats to practice the use of the rod & reel in the Chesapeake Bay. The atmosphere around the hotel is a pleasant place to walk and a Water Park for the young is nearby for warm Summer Days. During the Summer there is outdoor entertainment in a Concert Series.The Rod & Reel Hotel & Resort provides banquet services for special occasions for large & small groups. I give Rod & Reel Resort and Hotel a Thumbs Up!
Melba, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very Good

Beautiful Setting and Pleasant Stay
The resort is situated on the Chesapeake Bay and offers incredible water views. The staff was very friendly and check-in was super easy. The mattresses need to be replaced. They were way too soft. Housekeeping is offered daily which is a nice feature since most hotels no longer offer daily service. The hotel was fully booked and it was not loud in the hallways or in the room. I visited 2 restaurants on the property. They both offer a very good selection of reasonably priced delicious foods. The parking is free and the garage has ample spaces available. There is a little bit of a walk from the garage to the hotel; however, I believe the hotel offers shuttle service. The game room is open 24/7 and on Friday and Saturday nights there is a DJ that plays a good variety of music. Overall my stay was very enjoyable. I hope the mattresses are updated very soon.
Carlynn, 1-night business trip
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2/10 Poor

Stephen, 1-night trip
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4/10 Fair

Rod N Reel
Resort is going through major construction. Impacts hotel stay.
Mary, 3-night trip
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8/10 Very Good

Very friendly staff, very clean, only bumber is theor are basically no car services.
cassius, 2-night family trip
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