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The Diplomat Motel

608 North Ocean Boulevard, Myrtle Beach, SC 29578
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Daytona Beach, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Checked out several motels near the Boardwalk and the Diplomat was the closest and most reasonably priced. Rooms a little dated but clean and great balcony overlooking the ocean. My room overlooks the walking path on the boardwalk and several restaurants are 2 minutes away. Second time here and will come back again as pre - Memorial Day prices are... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

I've stayed at the Diplomat since 1992, all but 2007, due to knee surgery 2 weeks before my stay. I have known the owner since the first year and have talked to him many times. There have been a few companies who have leased it over the years but the owner is back running it with his family. They, including... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

We knew it was not a five star but cheap and ocean front was what we wanted. BUT it was nasty, every surface in the room had stains, walls, carpet, covers in bed. And, be sure you ask for the room with balcony, not just with views. Our first night, the room was oceanfront, but no balcony at all. We... More 

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Gaffney, South Carolina
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015 via mobile

We had recently stayed at a very fancy motel chain up th ed road. We decided that we wanted on the Beach with a balcony but we didnt have reservations. I had heard good . Things about the Diplomat, so we turned around and decided to stop there. They had a great efficiency room with an oceanfront balcony! It was... More 

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Carolina Beach, North Carolina, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

I only gave this place a two because it was close in proximity to the places we needed to walk to. As for the room, very run down. I tried to use the phone to call the office and the phone didn't work. The front desk told me that none of the phones worked in the rooms and to use... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

I didn't stay ten minutes. Dont let the view of the ocean fool you into staying. Labor Day Weekend 2014 I payed for two nights was there ten minutes, disgusting place. At first I walked to the balcony & sit there the view was pretty but minutes later I walked in & upon inspecting the bed well thats all it... More 

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Asheville, North Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

stayed four night's and had a blast. Great location, didn't get in the car once. Very clean and very friendly staff.The pool was great for my granddaughter. Beach front so didn't have to cross the road. For the price of the rooms it is an excellent hotel.

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Long Island, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

The Diplomat is beyond dirty. They do not offer non-smoking accommodations. The walls and ceilings are nicotine stained and filthy. The bathroom ceiling is mildew and falling. The furniture, bedding and carpets are filthy and smell awful.

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Worcester, Massachusetts
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

I am shocked to have seen that this motel got a 53% rating, the place was disgusting! We found trash under the bed, broken chair for the table inside, rusty ceiling tracks for drop ceiling, tub didn't drain, at times bathroom light didn't want to go on, stained towels, stains on room darkening shades, bug on bed and in bathroom... More 

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Florida
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

We were first given a room that looked like a cell from hell on the bottom floor. Dark,dirty, gloomy, old and covered in mold.After complaining; we were given a ocean front room, which was better , but very run down and outdated. What furniture was in the room was falling apart. The bathroom faucets had mold all over them.The elevator... More 

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