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Tides Folly Beach

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1 Center Street, PO Box 68, Folly Beach, SC 29439
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Oppius I Greenville SC
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Greenville SC
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30 reviews 30 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The room was clean, neat and just as advertised. The view was fabulous as every room faces the beach which is really just steps away from the back of the hotel. The Balconies are narrow but usable, you just cant set up chairs on them. The staff was REALLY good, they were FAST as well. We called down to get... More

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East Moline, IL
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I loved the Tides! The rooms are basic, nothing fancy but clean and comfortable. The pool area was comfortable, plenty of lounge chairs. The bar, located outside overlooking the ocean, was fun with good service. I ate breakfast at the restaurant and it was fantastic. Even my finicky husband enjoyed it. Parking is plentiful with employees waiting in the parking... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The rooms at Tides are small, beds are hard, and you can feel every movement made by the other person in the bed. The view is good if you like merky water. The service however is fantastic! The people were so helpful and caring! They have us great advice on where to go and where to eat! The pool is... More

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Detroit, Michigan
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The people at the parking entrance were extremely welcoming and helpful upon arrival. Parking was never an issue and was located in a very safe and nice area right next to the beach. We stayed in a very clean and quaint room that had a fantastic view of the beach. The management and all other workers were very friendly and... More

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Norman, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were recommended Tides by a friend in the Folly Beach area for our first visit to Charleston, NC. We had limited time and wanted to enjoy the ocean atmosphere, and this was a great choice. Folly Beach is a beach town with its own very unique, free-spirited vibe (similar I thought to something like Martha's Vineyard or Winnipesaukee, nearer... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I never write reviews but I wanted to come here and write a review about this hotel in my factual honest opinion. PROS : -the room we stayed in was updated -the lobby, restaurant, public bathrooms and all the common areas were all updated and nicely decorated. - The staff was excellent, very friendly and always asking if we needed... More

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Sumter, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a two night stay at Tides Folly Beach. First time here. From the moment we arrived everyone was pleasant and helpful no matter the request. The rooms were clean and housekeeping was very accommodating even during late night hours. There were two staff in particular that were extremely understanding, had a good sense of humor and were very... More

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Taylors, South Carolina
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great views of the ocean. You couldn't ask for a better location. It's right on the ocean and at the end of Center Street. You can walk to all of the restaurants and shops. Lobby is nice and clean. There is a coffee shop that serves Starbucks coffee. Room are average and clean.We enjoyed our stay.

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Salem, Virginia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

All you need for here is 2 days and then it's done with. Everything is that close together and within walking distance. The beach was very clean and beautiful and the food - expensive but good. The room fridges were very small and had no freezing capabilities so your food stays just above lukewarm, so beware of this. Cleaning service... More

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Marion, Indiana
19 reviews 19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great views of ocean! Right on beachfront. Just what I wanted! Front desk staff was very service oriented. Asked to move from second to fourth floor and they accommodated the next day. Would have liked for more seating/lounging area away from pool. Close to Charleston if you need to visit. Enjoyed my stay.

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Address: 1 Center Street, PO Box 68, Folly Beach, SC 29439
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Location: United States > South Carolina > Coastal South Carolina > Folly Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Tides Folly Beach 3*
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Also Known As:
Tides Folly Beach Hotel Folly Beach
Holiday Inn Folly Beach
Folly Beach Holiday Inn

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Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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As the only full service beachfront hotel in the Charleston area, Tides Folly Beach features 132 classically appointed oceanfront guest rooms, each with either one king-size bed or two double beds. Our Oceanfront Superior Rooms feature private Juliette balconies while our Beachfront Rooms feature semi-private patios with exclusive access to our pool and beach. Every guest of Tides Folly Beach is guaranteed a breathtaking view of the Atlantic Ocean. Our on-site restaurant, BLU, serves breakfast, lunch and dinner every day with a special room service menu and the outdoor oceanfront bar is the perfect spot for a cold afternoon beverage. Check out our brand new on-site coffee shop, Roasted, where We Proudly Serve Starbucks Coffee. The outdoor pool is heated year round. Guests of Tides Folly Beach may also take advantage of our off street parking, fitness center, business center and complimentary wireless internet. Come join us at Tides Folly Beach where every day is another day in paradise. ... more   less 
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