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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 yesterday
Rachel1919 Madison, Florida
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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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    4 of 5 stars
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Madison, Florida
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Just came back from a vacation in Folly Beach at The Tides Hotel. I could pick apart this hotel, but I gotta give it some credit because overall, we had a great time here. The hotel was old and overpriced, but the staff was great, oceanview was perfect and the location can't be beat. The room was clean, spacious and... More

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New Jersey
16 reviews 16 reviews
15 hotel reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

While delivering our daughter to SC for college, we decided to make a vacation of it and hit Folly Beach. First of all, Folly is awesome. It is so NOT the typical golf resort beach you will find in South Carolina. We prefer a more laid back, funky atmosphere (leaning more to a Keys style than a Myrtle Beach style)... More

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed on the 7th floor and thoroughly enjoyed our visit. The staff was great, especially Jay. The hotel is a little long in the tooth but was well maintained. The view of the ocean and pier from the room was spectacular. I do wish the balconies were deeper, to accommodate chairs, but that's not easily fixable. Being able to... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I recently spent a few days at the Tides Folly Beach hotel, and had an excellent stay. The staff was excellent - so helpful and friendly, the location was perfectly located right on the beach, and the food at Blu was delicious! I look forward to going back!

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Carbondale, Illinois
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56 reviews 56 reviews
6 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

ALL of the staff were super helpful!! They even had someone posted at the parking lot to provide you with a free parking spot ticket. Have pool/beach towels on location. The restaurant BLU was very good with great atmosphere. Our rooms were on the 9th floor and overlooked the ocean. Pelicans and gulls flew gracefully past you on your own... More

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Aiken, South Carolina
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Very nice, updated accommodations right on the beach. Only steps away from the pier. The staff was very polite and helpful. Nice restaurant on site with good food and reasonably priced. I liked that it was pet friendly, although I left my dog at home. The pool was very small, but this is a very old hotel that has been... More

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Greenville, South Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel was extremely helpful with all of our needs, and the staff was wonderful. One of the best family vacations we've had. Plenty of action and activities all around the place. Love the proximity to the beach and area restaurants. We've been coming here for years and each time it gets better and better.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When we arrived we got a 2nd floor room. Seemed clean and nice. Took a nap woke up to a 2inch size palmetto bug in the bathroom. The staff came right up and helped out killing the bug! They sprayed the room and we left while they did it. Next day they moved us up to the 9th floor saying... More

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Pompano Beach, Florida, USA
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128 reviews 128 reviews
6 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided that this was a good half way point from South florida and NY. I drove with my daughter from south florida, my sis is flying from NY. So far so good. Beautiful view of the ocean. The staff is very nice. Great location from downtown and walking distance to many shops and restaurants.

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10 reviews 10 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What could have been a five star rating for a wonderful stay in the funky fun paradise called Folly Beach was lost in the ebb of The Tides. The lovely lobby became our home for over an hour as we arrived at 3 PM as instructed to find that check in would really be by 4:15 - guaranteed. Upon arriving... More

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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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