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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
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

To stay at this motel you must have a great sense of adventure. The best part of it is definitely the price. Do not come with any expectations. We jokingly called it Murder Motel all weekend. Upon arriving another guest came in while we were checking in to ask if they had an iron. The front desk employee looked and... More 

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Randleman, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've read all the reviews on here and was very confused as to what to expect when we arrived. So I want to present an honest review on this motel in regards to what I've read here. Our room was very clean and everything worked. Lights, refrigerator, microwave, and air conditioner. The WiFi was iffy, and did not work very... More 

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Raytown, Missouri
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Rooms were very smoky smelling, no non smoking rooms.Wifi never worked, staff kept rebooting but sill would not work. We even sat in lobby next to wifi and could not use. Lights in kitchen and bath room rarely worked and no one camed to fix them. Very noisey, right by where people came in from beach, water running alot where... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

We visit the diplomat every time we come to Myrtle Beach. The owner and staff are super friendly and will do anything to accommodate you. It is not a five star hotel with fancy things like the high dollar resorts, but it is CLEAN and feels like home. I'd much rather be here than anyone else. They don't rent to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Stayed at the Diplomat last summer and its great!! awesome price, ocean view (which i wanted) right near restaurants and lots of activities to do, needs newer furniture other than that will be staying there again this summer.

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Greeneville, Tennessee
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

This was the most horrible experience I have ever had at a motel. 1. There was a roach in the refrigerator upon arrival 2. The room smelled rancid 3. Outdated doesn't even begin to explain this place, the room key was a standard key with a metal key tag dangling from it, the bathroom fixtures were rusty, and the pepto... More 

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Daytona Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

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 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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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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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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