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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2012
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2012

I read all of the previous reviews before booking and I have to wonder about the reviewer's impartiality in giving this hotel a poor review. I stayed on a Friday and Saturday night, and by Sunday at check out I felt like I was saying goodbye to my newest friends. Every encounter I had with any staff member was warm... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2012

We have stayed at the Tides MANY times - this will probably be the last. While the staff (for the most part) is FABULOUS, we find that it funny that Jay, Matt, Jordan, Jeff, Lisa,and others not in management welcomed us by name - management did not. Didn't really care - not impressed w/ management. The Tides has continued to... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2012

The Tides does service exceptionally well. I have never been to a hotel that had staff as friendly and helpful as the Tides. All of the staff seemed genuinely happy and they seemed to truly care if you were having a great time. They were very quick to help with anything you might need - even if that was just... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2012

I've read some of these reviews that talk about the condition of the rooms, yes they could use some upgrades in places thats for sure but I think it's very apparent that The Tides have chosen to do first things first and do it right! #1 the staff (Sara and Lisa you guys made our trip perfect). Its obvious that... More 

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Greensboro, Georgia
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2012

We chose the hotel based on waterfront location, advertisement that rooms recently renovated and close proximity to Charleston. However we were very disappointed with the $300/night room fee and the poor quality of room and would have checked out if it was not for the no cancellation policy. Ocean views were very nice but walls in room needed repainting- many... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2012

Wow, what a very friendly staff. From the minute we arrived people were doing everything they could to make sure our stay was pleasent. This place is right on the beach next to the peir. All the rooms face the ocean, it has a very nice bar outside next to the beach and pool. All of this just steps from... More 

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Edinburg, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2012

We loved the beach front location with really close access to local bars and restuarants and lots of parking, but in comparison, the room we stayed in at the Comfort Inn the night before was nicer. They have the lumpiest pillows we've ever felt and a poorly designed AC unit in the room that runs til the moment it hits... More 

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Tennessee
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2012

The hotel has the best location in Folly and the most helpful and kind staff of anywhere I have ever stayed! The decor in the lobby and check-in area is beautiful and has a clean beachy feel. We love staying at the Tides (formerly Holiday Inn). Our room (542) did need some updating and/or deep cleaning. The bedding and curtains... More 

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Ansonia, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2012

Old hotel with some updates. Lobby has alot of sitting areas, Bathrooms renovated sink, countertops, and tiled floor. Rooms new decor but had nasty smell to them. Standing room only on balconies. Staff members friendly. Back stairwell smelled so bad dog urine. Two elevators but one was not working why we always get room on fourth floor when we travel.... More 

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Bethesda, Maryland
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2012

We can only confirm what previous reviewers have been mentioning over and over again. The hotel is in a top location, on the beach. The rooms have great views of the ocean but it remains an old hotel which has been renovated in a very basic, superficial way. They gave the lobby a funky look and put some pastel colors... 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*
Number of rooms: 132
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Holiday Inn Folly Beach
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