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Tides Folly Beach

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1 Center Street, PO Box 68, Folly Beach, SC 29439
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Baldwinsville, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

You can't go wrong here. All rooms have ocean view. You can walk to practically everything in town. The pier is right in front of Tides and it is clean and safe. Food and entertainment all very good. They do movies on the beach on Wednesdays. Book this place.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The hotel is located in the perfect place on the beach and close to plenty of restaurants and shops. Everything is within walking distance. The hotel staff was absolutely fantastic. All were very nice and helpful. The hotel is old but they have done a pretty good update to everything. Great place for couples to get away and eat good... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I went to South Carolina with my daughter to visit a local college. The hotel was beautiful and the area was a laid back beach town. So glad we stayed here and can't wait to come back with my husband!

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Camillus, NY
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43 reviews 43 reviews
21 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We arrived here just after noon on a Sunday, mid- April. Check- in is not until 4 pm, but the front desk was very helpful. The learned we were celebrating our anniversary/ birthday and offered to up- grade our room ( Chelsea, you rock!). We waited a very short time and we were extremely happy with our room. It was... More 

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Brian_D_Ross-TFB, Manager at Tides Folly Beach, responded to this review

Happy Anniversary/Birthday from all of us here at Tides! Thank you for choosing to celebrate this occasion with us and for sharing your experience on TripAdvisor. Thank you for all your compliments, especially of our staff. I’ve passed along your shout outs to Chelsea, Matt, Hunter and Jay and they send their gratitude. We all look forward to the opportunity... More 

Mint Hill, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The coffee pot was dirty, cleaning of one bedside table appeared to have been skipped for several days, the carpet was filthy and covered with dog hairs. A call was made to front desk describing above, and shortly a "housekeeping supervisor" arrived with a basket of instant coffee(??). Showed supervisor our complaints and she assured us it would be handled.... More 

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Brian_D_Ross-TFB, Manager at Tides Folly Beach, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience here on TripAdvisor and for communicating your concerns while on property. Please accept our sincerest apologies for the conditions you encountered during your visit, as this is certainly not the standard guests have come to expect of Tides Folly Beach. Unfortunately, it appears we had some breakdowns in communication and failed to live up... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I came here on a choir trip with my school, and was happy from the moment I stepped in the door! The hotel decor is extremely nice. When you walk in, you feel underwater. It's a really cool feeling. There's a tank with fish, mellow lighting, and a nice common area. Comfortable chairs, feels very nice and welcoming. The rooms... More 

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Brian_D_Ross-TFB, Manager at Tides Folly Beach, responded to this review

It was a pleasure hosting your group during your choir tour and I thank you for sharing your experience here on TripAdvisor. Thank you for your compliments of our location, facilities, food, and especially the service you received from our staff! I am happy to read that your impression of Tides was, overall, positive and we hope to have the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

No complaints for this hotel/resort, every room has a sliding glass door that opens to a view of the beach, the restaurants is the best on Folly Beach and the staff couldn't be more courteous and genuine.

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Brian_D_Ross-TFB, Manager at Tides Folly Beach, responded to this review

Short, sweet and to the point. Very nice! Thank you for staying with us. Thanks for the compliments. We hope to see you again soon. More 

Lewisberry, Pennsylvania, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Overall this hotel met all of our needs. The room was worn but clean. We had an oversized king bed on the 8th floor. We got coffee each morning from the shop and ate dinner in the restaurant one night. The pool had bar/food service which was great. They did the stupid sign in for towels (taking your name, room... More 

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Greenville, SC
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our third stay at The Tides and once again had a great get away. The hotel staff is friendly and efficient. The location is perfect for those who want to walk to restaurants. No problems at all. I do recommend requesting a room on the third floor or higher. The rooms on the second floor do not have... More 

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Brian_D_Ross-TFB, Manager at Tides Folly Beach, responded to this review

Thank you for continuing to make Tides your home-away-from-home when visiting the Charleston area! As always, it is a pleasure serving you during your visit. Thank you for your compliments of our staff and we’re already looking forward to visit #4. More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Forget packing up all your beach gear and driving around everywhere to find a spot. With the pool, pier, bar, restaurant, coffee shop, and being right on the beach you barely have to walk any direction. Not many beach condos or houses have all that. Our car stayed in the hotel parking lot as we walked center street and took... More 

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Brian_D_Ross-TFB, Manager at Tides Folly Beach, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay with us at Tides for your family vacation and for sharing your experience here on TripAdvisor! I am happy to read that you all enjoyed your time with us and were able to get out and experience the town of Folly Beach as well. I believe those reading your review will find the tips... More 

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