While Francis Scott Key bills itself as a resort, the property is technically a motel. Almost all accommodations -- with the exception of the rooms at the Lodge -- are drive-up style (which comes in really handy when you have a lot of luggage to lug). Offering more than 250 rooms, Francis Scott Key has a great selection of different room styles to suit families of virtually all sizes, from one-bedroom digs that resemble your traditional hotel room to two-bedroom vacation homes that can house up to six people. There are also ranch-style rooms, which are first-floor motel-style that have private parking and sleeper sofas, and rooms with full kitchens (in the Florida building).
... read more Rooms are cheery and decorated with bright, beachy colors. Don't expect full-on luxury like plush down comforters or Jacuzzis -- the resort uses those ubiquitous stiff hotel bed spreads that tend to end up tossed on the floor at night, and the bathrooms are pretty standard. But the rooms are quite clean, and housekeeping service comes daily. All rooms have free WiFi, coffee makers, safes, and irons and ironing boards. TV's have cable, but there's no HBO (complimentary movie rentals are available at the front desk). Cribs are free to borrow upon request. ... read less