About Us

Fresh, Affordable Style at our Ocean City, Maryland Hotel

Everything you love about Fenwick Inn has been revamped in all of the best ways to make your stay in Ocean City, Maryland one you’ll want to relive year after year!

Now with the indoor pool and hot tub, you’ll find a pirate-themed splash pad, perfect for children of any age. All rooms have been fully renovated, making them the ideal place to relax after a long day on the beach only a block away!

For those traveling with furry family members, we are still proud to be one of Ocean City’s few pet-friendly hotels!*

*Limited availability. Please call to book a pet-friendly room.

Call 800-641-0011 to make a reservation or for more information!

Meet the team

Chris Taylor

Chief Engineer

Born and raised on Maryland's Eastern Shore, Christopher Taylor is an engineer based in Ocean City, Maryland. He has over 20 years of maintenance experience, including mechanical, electrical, HVACR & industrial engineering. When not at work, Christopher enjoys cooking, photography, and computer technology, and is also an avid fan and student of art, movies, and music. Christopher is dedicated to maintaining a safe and comfortable environment for all our guests and is always seeking to improve and innovate in his work.

Tanyelle Bowen

Executive Housekeeper

She is born in Savannah, Georgia. Tanyelle brings over 15 years of housekeeping experience to the table. A hard worker, who started her career at a competitor hotel, she has called Fenwick Inn home for the last 12 years. She is an extremely valuable member of our team. She assisted heavily in the 2021 Fenwick Inn Renovations. In her free time, Tanyelle loves spending days thrifting with her 2 teenage daughters, as well as cheering on her New England Patriots. You can also find her mingling with friends at the local happy hour. If you happen to see her, do not hesitate to strike up a conversation!

Madison James

Front Office Manager

Madison is a seasoned professional in the hotel industry, having honed her skills over a decade of dedicated service. Born and raised on the Eastern shore, Madison's love for travel has taken her to numerous countries, giving her a unique perspective and understanding of cultural nuances that contribute to exceptional customer experiences. Despite her jet-setting lifestyle, Madison remains deeply connected to her roots and is very close to her family. She takes pride in her Eastern shore heritage and strives to bring the warmth and hospitality of her hometown to every interaction she has. In her free time, Madison enjoys taking long walks with her loyal dog Molly and planning her next adventure abroad. She is committed to personal growth and is always seeking new opportunities to expand her knowledge and expertise in the hotel industry.

Jon Strickler

General Manager

Jon Strickler has over eight years of experience in hospitality management, all right here in Ocean City, Maryland. Jon is originally from the western shore but moved here to study Marketing at Salisbury University. While at SU, Jon met his future wife and has lived on the eastern shore ever since. Jon is committed to delivering exceptional service and experiences to guests while fostering a positive and supportive work environment for employees. He strives to provide the best possible service and constantly seeks ways to improve the guest experience. Outside work, he enjoys fresh and saltwater fishing, watching TV shows and movies, spending time with his newlywed wife, hanging out with friends and family, and doing anything that lets him spend time on the bay or in the ocean.