Moonlight Bay Inn and Marina

6002 Lawton Avenue, Rock Hall, Maryland 21661
Innkeeper(s): Rob & Jeffery Santangelo
  • Introduction

    Moonlight Bay Inn and Marina, front view

    Moonlight Bay Inn, located in Rock Hall, Maryland, hugs the shore of the beautiful Chesapeake Bay.

    As you enjoy the park-like setting, the bay breezes and the sea birds surround you. Whether you are watching the ever-changing scenes on the bay or meditating in the English Garden, each view is a painter's paradise. Your hosts Dorothy and Robert Santangelo have created an ambiance of luxury and beauty harmonized with a warm and friendly atmosphere.

    Come by car, or come by boat!

    Boating and sailing are Rock Hall's specialty - the town is known as the yachting capitol of the Eastern Shore of the northern Chesapeake Bay - and there's great fishing, crabbing, walking, wildlife preserve visiting, bird-watching, and bicycling. Rock Hall is also a budding center of the arts with many fine shops featuring work of local artists and artisans, while the many luxurious restaurants and cafes will make your dining experience something to remember!

    Moonlight Bay Inn and Marina - Rock Hall, Maryland

    Our guests are invited to join us for a full, complimentary Moonlight Bay Breakfast from 8 to 9:30 am; and an afternoon High Tea from 4:30 to 5:30 pm

  • Moonlight Bay has Plenty of Dockage

    Moonlight Bay Inn and Marina, sunset

    50 boat slips on 2 well-lit docks; individual 30 amp service; water connections; bathrooms and showers; picnic area with barbecues; lounges and screened gazebo

    Seasonal and transient dockage: per day rates - $1 per foot - $3 for electric

    If you are a guest at the Inn for 2 nights or more - there is no charge for docking.

    Six 10,000# boat lifts available for out-of-the-water storage.

    Safe, convenient and worry-free. Eliminate bottom scraping and painting, as well as trailering and storage problems!

    Come by car - come by boat

  • How To Find Us

    Moonlight Bay Inn and Marina, map

    From Baltimore and Washington, DC

    1. Cross Mid-Bay Bridge - you are on Rtes 50 and 301
    2. Drive straight until Rt 50 and 301 fork
    3. Take left fork (Rt 301N)
    4. Drive to first overpass (Rt213)
    5. Take 213 north
    6. Drive approx 12 miles and cross the Chester River Bridge into Chestertown
    7. Drive through Chestertown to the traffic light at Rt 291
    8. Turn left onto Rt 291
    9. Drive 1/4 mile to the dead end at Rt 20
    10. Take Rt 20 to the end (approx 13 miles, dead ending at the Bay in Rock Hall)
    11. Just before the Bay, turn right onto Lawton Ave
    12. Moonlight Bay is the 6th property on the left

    From Wilmington/Philadelphia/New York

    1. After crossing the Delaware Memorial Bridge, stay on Delaware Turnpike towards Baltimore to Exit 1 (Rt 896S) Take 896S
    2. At the traffic light (approx 12 miles on 896S) at Boyd's Corner continue straight
    3. You are now on Rt 301S. Drive approximately 13 miles to exit 290 (the Chestertown/Galena exit)
    4. At bottom of exit ramp, turn right
    5. Drive to first traffic light. Go straight through. You are now on Rt 213S
    6. At the intersection of Rt 298 (Vonnie's Motel on right), turn right onto 298 and drive to the end at the radio tower
    7. At the intersection, turn right onto Rt 20 Take Rt 20 to the end (approx 8 miles, dead ending at the Bay in Rock Hall)
    8. Just before the Bay, turn right onto Lawton Ave
    9. Moonlight Bay is the 6th property on the left