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Budget Inn

501 5th Avenue N, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577 (Formerly Stardust Motel)
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    1.5 of 5 stars
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Just remodeled, Flat screen t.v, absolutely amazing and friendly front desk lady. Satisfied with price. Rooms are kinda small but very clean. Cross the street and you're on the boardwalk. WIll come back!

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

The motel is in a very good location to the beach and down town events,the rooms were strip down and remdeled from the ground up,still making out side changes,new electric,new plumbing ,new beds and matresses,the bathrooms were enlarged and all new bathtubs with shower,new tile floors in bathrooms,floating laminated wood floors,still ongoing outside work, putting in new stairs and walk... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Roaches in the rooms, lights work half the time, smoke alarm missing but smoke alarm bracket is there. Ride customer service, staff refuses to clean rooms while your checked in. Pool is filthy. Shower heads coming out wall. They advertise one price and tell you another price in the phone and then charge you a higher price than both the... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

The room was a fire hazard, no windows at all , none of the light fixtures had light covers, hardly any plug ins , the walls was rotting, there's molding in the bathroom , the lamp was hooked together with tape .

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Sumter, South Carolina
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Customer service was HORRIBLE very rude we Had the room for three nights fri until sun check out was Mon at 11 Left early sun because of experience we culd not have any visitors every time someone came we would get a call from front desk sayin they had to leave we felt like we was in prison and our... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

My husband and I stayed at Budget Inn 8-23/8-25-2013. We have a rather nice experience. Upon our arrival our room was freshly cleaned, managing staff allowed us to check in early, Pool was clean, No bugs in room, Staff very pleasant! I cant wait to stay here again! Definitely fits its name "Budget Inn" Not many places on the beach... More 

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Aberdeen, NC
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

I honestly can't believe that this hotel charged over $200 when it wasn't worth $2. The lock on the door didn't work, there was no phone, the mini refrigerator was dirty and rusty, the floor was disgusting, the bathroom wasn't clean, and there was feces on the shower curtain and comforter. I was shocked to see how disgusting that room... More 

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Lilburn, Georgia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

This is the worst hotel I have ever been in, where do I begin. We pay $499 for 3 night on a one bed room. In the shower there was a used towel and a use soap. And the shower is a 2ft by 2ft space. There was a dead roach all the time we where there. No one came... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2012

This motel should be shut down.We were caught in myrtle beach on the weekend with no reservations and after checking every available motel on the strip we came to this eye sore.The only choice between here and sleeping in the car , but after staying, would much rather have slept in the car. only double beds, so small the door... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2012

I've been around the world, and I must say this is actually the worst room I've ever stayed in, even worse than rooms I've gotten in Bangkok and the Philippines. It was very cramped, decrepit, and full of mosquitoes (until we turned on the air conditioner and they disappeared, hiding from the cold -- we smashed the stragglers). There was... More 

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