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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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Ranked #1 of 1 hotels in Folly Beach
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
sonrisesonset Charleston, WV
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Charleston, WV
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Hotel, especially stairwell dirty, steps dangerous, as metal edges are tearing away. Have stayed here 4 times in past, this trip was horrible. One day housekeeping very late. Another day came in at 4:35, no housekeeping. Spoke with front desk, towels and 1 washcloth brought, no toiletries. Went to dinner, returned at 10:00 PM. Still no housekeeping. Went to front... More

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Red Wing, MN
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The pictures don't do this location justice. The hotel was much nicer than expected. The staff was kind and incredibly helpful, Pool was great, beach was nice, tiki bar and gas fire pits rocked!! Everyone there was friendly and treated us well. Folly Beach is this great little village, easy going, laid back fabulous location. We walked along main street... More

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Greenville, South Carolina
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71 reviews 71 reviews
15 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I am generally not hard to please, but this place has taken its share of wear and tear. A plus is that it is pet friendly like most of Folly which I like although we left our fido at home. The rooms have the strangest flushing toilets as one reviewer mentioned. The ceilings at the seams all need desperate painting.... More

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed at the Tides on Folly Beach, SC during my kids spring break April 2014. The hotel was in the perfect location - next to the pier and directly on the beach. The inside and outside of the hotel were clean and the staff was friendly & helpful. However, our room was simply a standard hotel room with two double... More

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Alpharetta, Georgia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Excellent and friendly staff. .................... Excellent bar, pool, and beach access. Okay food service and food ............... Crummy room - definitely not worth the $. ...............Find a condo.

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New Hudson, Michigan
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

For $227/night, not worth the money. Unfortunately we stayed 2 nights. Black mold in bathroom, toilet would flush randomly, towels were stained, pillows were like sleeping on a brick, sheets were also disgustingly stained, flooring was dirty, walls were thin AND room was not made up the next day. However, beautiful ocean view, easy access to beach, lunch on patio... More

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michigan
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

You can't beat the location at Tides. If you are planning on staying on Folly Beach for a few days all you need to do is park your car, drop your bags in the room and enjoy. You can walk to pretty much every restaurant, bar, or spot on the island from the Tides, and the Folly Beach pier is... More

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Bethel, Connecticut
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Small, boring rooms. Not much to do except go to bars. Food was expensive (spent more than budget). Staff was either down-to-Earth or hated their job. Made the best of a trip for a bunch of college kids, but spent more time in the room than expected

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

Folly Beach offers a plethora of activities for people of all ages and interests including, but not limited to kayaking, paddle boarding, fishing, surf lessons, historic tours, lighthouse boat tours, charter fishing, scooter and bike rentals, historic homes tours, art galleries, dolphin excursions, live music, swimming, a county park, and much more. I’m disappointed to read that the author of... More

Asheville, North Carolina
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took advantage of the recent Travel Zoo rate of $99/night. If I had paid the standard $275/night I would have been in tears. We took our kids out of school for 2 days to go enjoy a couple days away at Folly. We love Folly and go done a couple times a year. The 2 reasons we chose Tides... More

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

Thank you for taking advantage of our spring special and choosing to stay with us at Tides Folly Beach. For your compliments of our staff and how they handled the issues expressed in the body of your review, I thank you. It is very unfortunate that so many maintenance-related issues occurred during one visit. The problems mentioned in this review... More

Quincy, Florida
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed only one night in March with family. The staff was extremely helpful, and the view from the balcony on the 9th floor was beautiful. I understand that all rooms have a view of the beach, but the more expansive views are on the upper floors. There are small balconies and a sliding door that you can open to... 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 Folly Beach this past March and for not only contributing this glowing review, but for sharing valuable travel advice as well! Thank you for your compliments of our staff and we look forward to being your hotel of choice on future visits to the Lowcountry. More

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Additional Information about Tides Folly Beach

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
Amenities:
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
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 1 hotels in Folly Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Tides Folly Beach 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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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Tides Folly Beach Hotel Folly Beach
Holiday Inn Folly Beach
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