Escape to Paradise: A Weekend Getaway to the Port-O-Call Hotel

Heading Down the Shore

As we welcome the warm weather that marks the beginning of summer, it’s time to start planning a relaxing, fun trip to the beach! And what better place to visit than the Port-O-Call Hotel in Ocean City, New Jersey? 

When summertime rolls around and the chill of winter is long gone, you can practically hear the beach calling your name. Nestled right on Ocean City’s beautiful shoreline, Port-O-Call offers you the getaway of your dreams. With its own restaurant, wellness spa, incredible views, updated rooms, and ideal location, you won’t find a better hotel to suit your needs. 

A bench on the boardwalk facing a crowded, sandy beach
Avon by the Sea

The Port-O-Call Hotel

First opened in 1966, the Port-O-Call Hotel has been a facet of Ocean City life for over 60 years. The inside of the hotel has been beautifully modernized and updated while still holding onto its classic beach charm. 

For vacationers looking for a place to relax while also having access to the best shops and restaurants, Port-O-Call is the ideal spot. Since it’s located toward the south end of the Boardwalk, the hotel can feel like it’s your own quiet sanctuary. But when you want to shop, head to the beach, or partake in other fun activities, the Boardwalk is right there for you to enjoy.

The Port-O-Call hotel to the right of the boardwalk with the beach to the left

Your Room

The 98 hotel rooms at Port-O-Call offer an elevated coastal elegance to guests. Each room is fully appointed with a soothing décor featuring gentle tone-on-tone color palettes, subtle textures, shimmering finishes, and beautiful art to enhance the beachfront ambiance. 

Among the thoughtful in-room comforts, you will enjoy private balconies, Wi-Fi, plush bedding, flat-screen HDTV with premium channel, in-room safe, hair dryer, full-length mirror, ironing boards, newspaper delivery, the conveniences of a Keurig coffee brewer and built-in compact refrigerator. The bathroom décor continues a cottage theme with well-appointed finishes and plush towels. 

Whether you stay in a corner, coastline, ocean view, or bay view room, each balcony opens your room up to the beautiful sights and sounds of Ocean City.

A balcony facing the ocean, beach, and town. Blue sky and sun shining.

The Beach

Ocean City offers eight miles of well-kept white sand beaches. Complimentary beach tags are provided to hotel guests during their stay in season so no need to worry about purchasing a tag for your trip!

The beach is just steps outside the lobby of the Port-O-Call. You don’t need to go far to soak up the sun and go for a swim!

Dining at Adelene

One of the many great things about Port-O-Call is that you don’t need to go far to find fresh, delicious food that will suit anyone’s palette.  

Located within the hotel, the Adelene restaurant offers fresh local ingredients and casual dining. Within the extensive menu, you can find options that are gluten-free, vegetarian, and vegan so everyone can enjoy this unique dining opportunity.  

A black wrought iron sign that reads "Port-O-Call Adelene Oceanfront Dining" facing the boardwalk with the ocean, beach, and pier in the background

Each table at Adelene not only gets to enjoy wonderful food but also incredible sweeping views of the Atlantic Ocean.  

But what if you’re heading down to the beach and want to grab something quick? We’ve got you covered! You can stop by Adelene’s Cabana located next to the pool along the Boardwalk. Here, you can grab a quick salad, burger, sandwich, coffee, or even a fresh smoothie to take with you. 

Learn more about Adelene and view the menu. 

A table full of breakfast food, mocktails, and coffee. The beach and ocean can be seen through the windows behind it.

Exciting Amenities

We know that when you stay at a hotel, you’re looking for more than a nice room. You’re looking to let loose and to take advantage of a weekend free from responsibilities. That’s why the Port-O-Call Hotel offers so many exciting amenities. 

Outdoor Pool

When you want to relax somewhere quiet with your beach read, head to the Port-O-Call pool! Guests can enjoy access to our sparkling heated pool with spectacular ocean views. In addition to towel service, the outdoor pool features chaises and umbrellas.  The pool is open from 8 in the morning to 8 at night during the season.

A pool with several blue lounge chairs surrounding it. Outside the fence, you can see the beach and ocean.

Spa at Blue Garden Wellness

Feeling stressed? Relax and enjoy the soothing effects of massage therapy by Blue Garden Wellness located on the 6th floor of Port-O-Call. Indulging in a massage will allow you to truly unwind, recharge your batteries, and get you ready to enjoy the rest of your vacation feeling energized.

A white towel with greenery, white flowers, and white candles surrounding it.

Fitness Center

If you’re someone who is usually too busy to squeeze in a workout during the work week, you can take advantage of Port-O-Call’s fitness center located on the lower level. With cardio stations, treadmills, weight machines, and free weights, it’s the perfect place to flex a little muscle.

Someone walking on a treadmill in a fitness center.

The Boardwalk

Take just one step out of Port-O-Call and you’ll be hit with the mouthwatering smell of funnel cake, the beautiful view of the Atlantic, and the sound of waves crashing on the shore. There is nothing better than taking a stroll down the Boardwalk to take it all in. 

Boardwalk with shops to the left and the beach to the right.

There is no shortage of fun and exciting things to do on the Ocean City Boardwalk!

For an adrenaline rush, be sure to check out Playland’s Castaway Cove. Here, you can enjoy 32 exciting rides like the GaleForce Roller Coaster, Double Shot, Ferris Wheel, and more. If you’re not into rides, you can enjoy the arcade, go-karts, and pirate mini-golf.

The boardwalk facing Castaway Cove, an amusement park with a ferris wheel and several other rides.

The Boardwalk offers a complete shopping experience you won’t forget. You’ll find a wide variety of shops and retail stores, with the best Ocean City attire, jewelry, shore essentials, and unique specialty items. Whether you’re looking for delicious, handmade fudge or antique collectibles, shopping on the Boardwalk never gets old.

Want an ice-cold treat to cool your day down? You’re in luck – there are over a dozen ice cream shops in Ocean City!

Visit Ocean City’s business directory to find a full list of businesses on the Boardwalk.

Ready to Plan Your Getaway? 

Don’t let another summer slip away without experiencing the ultimate beach getaway at Port-O-Call Hotel. Our luxurious accommodations and Ocean City’s beautiful beaches are waiting for you.

Book your beach vacation today and get ready to bask in the sun, splash in the waves, and create lasting memories with your loved ones. With our exclusive summer packages and discounted rates, there’s no better time to treat yourself to the vacation of a lifetime. Lock in your dates and let the countdown to paradise begin! We can’t wait to welcome you to the Port-O-Call Hotel. Check our availability and book now!

Two bikes on the boardwalk propped up against a railing in front of the ocean and beach.