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Marriott's OceanWatch Villas at Grande Dunes

3.0 of 5 8500 Costa Verde Drive, Myrtle Beach, SC 29572
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    5 of 5 stars
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San Jose, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I think not many timeshare resorts are better than this one. Excellent facilities with lots of amenities, lots of activities if you are into that, as well as great service by each and every employee. The villas are first class too. Only negative would be that there are not many restaurants in walking distance around the area, so a car... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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68 reviews 68 reviews
25 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stayed here while traveling on business and was sad that I didn't have my family along. The units are spacious, clean and well amenitized. My only complaint would be that the resort seemed fairly empty. I would have thought they would have upgraded me to an ocean front unit, if for no other reason than to try to sell... More 

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Denver, North Carolina, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was our first trip to Myrtle Beach despite living less than 4 hours away for 4+ years. That said, we got a peach of a deal from a friend of ours who couldn't use his full timeshare week. I couldn't imagine a better place to stay, and we'll be back during the summer when there a few more guests... More 

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MarriottVacationClub, Corporate Customer Care at Marriott's OceanWatch Villas at Grande Dunes, responded to this review

Hi John. Thank you for the five-star feedback on your recent getaway! It is terrific to know you found Marriott's OceanWatch Villas at Grande Dunes a hard act to follow because of the spacious, yet well-appointed villa in addition to the fitness center. We thank you for the recommendation and look forward to your return when back in Myrtle Beach,... More 

Charleston, South Carolina
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here this weekend. I was disappointed in the oceanfront-ness of the room I reserved. The three oceanfront buildings are arranged in a "U" shape. The problem is that only the side buildings have what I would consider true oceanfront rooms. By that I mean, you walk out on the balcony and have 180 degree views of the ocean.... More 

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MarriottVacationClub, Corporate Customer Care at Marriott's OceanWatch Villas at Grande Dunes, responded to this review

Hi Nonya. Thank you for the feedback on your stay. We are sorry to find you were disappointed in your recent visit due to the view-type classification and apologize for the inconvenience. Your comments on the view have been shared with the resort leadership and we thank you for your input. We hope to have the opportunity to host you... More 

South Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I live in South Carolina and I come to Myrtle Beach often. We had family in town and decided to stay here. The decor was a little dated and needs some love, but other than that we loved it. One room has a king bed and the other room has 2 queen beds. It was very clean. Our washer/dryer unti... More 

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MarriottVacationClub, Corporate Customer Care at Marriott's OceanWatch Villas at Grande Dunes, responded to this review

Hi Aisha! Thank you for the TripAdvisor review on your family stay! We are happy to hear you loved your stay due to the villa overall, however we are sorry to hear the decor failed to meet expectations. Your input on the decor has been shared with the management of the resort and we thank you for your comments. We... More 

Baltimore, Maryland
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at this time share in early January, 2015. The setting is lovely. We could see the ocean from our balcony. The weather was cold, so we could not go into the ocean, but it was so nice to see it anyway. We used the indoor pool and the daily exercises that were held in the pool. The classes... More 

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MarriottVacationClub, Corporate Customer Care at Marriott's OceanWatch Villas at Grande Dunes, responded to this review

Thank you for the five-star TripAdvisor review of your recent getaway with friends to Marriott's OceanWatch Villas at Grande Dunes! It is fantastic to read you found your stay classy due to the overall accommodations and friendly staff. We look forward to welcoming everyone back for more fun in the sun here in Myrtle Beach! More 

Greenville, United States
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Oceanwatch is still a good resort. We have often visited throughout all seasons. My kids have always enjoyed the heated swimming pools even during winter. It was very disappointing to arrive and see that all larger and kid pools are "cold plunge pools" now! The Marriott website still shows various pics (Woodsy pool) suggesting "heat year round". But the website... More 

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Lyndhurst, Virginia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the second time we have stayed here, both times off season the end of December. Loved it both times! First time we did oceanfront, this time oceanside. Not disappointed with either view. No buildings to the north side of our villa in the Scallop building to block a great view of the beach. Love the villa amenities: fully... More 

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MarriottVacationClub, Corporate Customer Care at Marriott's OceanWatch Villas at Grande Dunes, responded to this review

We appreciate the five-star feedback on your recent family vacation to Myrtle Beach, SC! We are thrilled to know you had a blast during your visit, mentioning the well-appointed villa, pool areas and friendly service from associates as standouts. We look forward to exceeding expectations again on your 3rd visit! More 

Woodstock, Virginia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This to be one of the best places to be at, great amenities and facilities, i was all around impressed. I stayed up on the 16th floor in the penthouse villas, very nice and clean, very inviting and comfortable. Im also big on the quality of beds in the places i stay at, the secondary bedroom had to big beds... More 

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MarriottVacationClub, Corporate Customer Care at Marriott's OceanWatch Villas at Grande Dunes, responded to this review

Thank you for the five-star TripAdvisor review on your recent week at Marriott's OceanWatch Villas! It is fabulous to learn you were impressed with your overall experience as you found the villa both inviting and comfortable. Our team hopes to have the pleasure of serving your family again soon! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

you might as well do it here. I dont love the whole crazy crowded beach experience and therefore never thought I would do Myrtle Beach. However, now with kids and family all up and down the East Coast this became the destination for us. We have stayed at a lot of the Marriott Vacation club sites and this is the... More 

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MarriottVacationClub, Corporate Customer Care at Marriott's OceanWatch Villas at Grande Dunes, responded to this review

Hey Keith! Thank you for the five-star TripAdvisor feedback on Marriott's OceanWatch Villas at Grande Dunes. It is terrific to read your expectations are exceeded each visit as a result of the associates, cleanliness and overall experience. We look forward to your next family visit! More 

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Additional Information about Marriott's OceanWatch Villas at Grande Dunes

Address: 8500 Costa Verde Drive, Myrtle Beach, SC 29572
Location: United States > South Carolina > Coastal South Carolina > Myrtle Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Marriott's OceanWatch Villas at Grande Dunes 3*
Number of rooms: 374
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Also Known As:
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Marriotts Myrtle Beach
Marriotts Oceanwatch Hotel
Marriott Myrtle Beach
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#1 On the Beach Hotel in Myrtle Beach
#3 Family Hotel in Myrtle Beach
#4 Romantic Hotel in Myrtle Beach
#28 Business Hotel in Myrtle Beach

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