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Forest Dunes Resort

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5511 North Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

the room was nice but the staff was very unhelpful had to constantly ask to have our room serviced and one night had to park on the street because parking garage was full!!the beach was very far away (across the street)and waiting for an elevator took forever. I was very unhappy and would not go back or recommend it to... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great Great Location!! Quiet end of the beach. Plenty space, not crowded and lots of beautiful sand. Great view's from oceanview room. Stayed on 5th floor and it was still nice. Friendly staff though out facility. Nice bar & grill for a quick snack and drink. Entertainment in pool area most days. Apartment a little dated on the furniture side... More 

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Tullahoma, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

All in all this was an awesome place to stay. We stayed in room 1501. Room had a great view of the ocean. Staff was friendly and helpful the only problem we encountered was that check in time had changed to 4 pm instead of 3. We was not notified of this change until I received an email the day... More 

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North Carolina
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The only reason I gave the score rating of 1 is because there's no score lower. The website pictures are decieving, the beach is across the street from the resort, the room was flithy and a total disappointment. Please read cancellation policy careful because you can't get a refund but they do have extra rooms to move you into, a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located within driving distance to the strip on the northern. We have stayed multiple times and have always enjoyed it. Everyone we ever brought with us ends up returning as well. Apartment style units, a one bedroom can comfortable sleep between 1-8 people. Clean rooms & nice staff. Nice kitchens with all the utensils and things you need (just add... More 

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Carey B, General Manager at Forest Dunes Resort, responded to this review

Dear Jessica G, Thank you very much for the kind words and continued support and patronage of Forest Dunes Resort. We are thrilled to see that you have had another fantastic time and look forward to hosting you and yours for your next stay with us soon. Best Wishes, Carey Batchelor More 

Hicksville, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed with friends the weekend of June 26th. Our condo, unit 1802, was absolutely gorgeous---even better than the pictures. Embarrassed to find out from another guest that unit 1803 was not as good, and they were asked to move from 1802 upon our arrival. The owner had warned us new management left things a bit disorganized. Hits: walk across to... More 

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Carey B, General Manager at Forest Dunes Resort, responded to this review

Dear Kristine S, Thank you for taking the time to post a review of your recent stay with us, and letting us know how your visit had gone. I am happy to see that you did have a great time overall and I want to assure you that the issues you faced are certainly not typical of a stay with... More 

Wilmington, Delaware
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My Mom and I vacationed here the weekend of June 26th (2015). The woman who checked us treated us as if we had run over her cat. We were nice to her anyway, figuring that maybe she was having a bad day. As soon as we checked into the room we noticed the sliding balcony door was broken (it wouldn't... More 

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Carey B, General Manager at Forest Dunes Resort, responded to this review

Dear Ellie S, I am extremely disappointed to hear about the level of customer service that you faced during your recent visit to our resort. I can assure you that this is not a normal occurrence here because we strive to give every guest the best experience possible. I will make sure that the front desk manager is aware of... More 

Lyman, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We love staying at Forest Dunes! We are regulars and always enjoy our stay. We enjoyed the DJ out at the pool. The only complaint we had during this stay was the manager at the front desk could have cared less about the lack of clean towels that were available for the guest. Also, Our room was very clean when... More 

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Carey B, General Manager at Forest Dunes Resort, responded to this review

Dear EmmieKatesMom, We can't thank you enough for your continued support of Forest Dunes Resort. We certainly love seeing our repeat guests again for another visit to the area and having a chance to become your home away from home. I apologize for some of the bumps in the road this trip and can assure you that we are quickly... More 

Austin, Texas, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had the one bedroom deluxe ocean front view. Room was clean. Views were indeed breathtaking with the glass surrounding two sides of the living room and we enjoyed sitting on the two balconies. Loved waking up to the view of the ocean each morning. The best part was having a kitchen to be able to cook our own meals... More 

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Carey B, General Manager at Forest Dunes Resort, responded to this review

Dear Shirley N, Thank you for taking a moment to give us some feedback on how we can improve our guest experience. We are so happy to hear that overall you had the relaxing vacation that you deserve and were able to take advantage of our amazing views, spacious condos and all of the wonderful in suite amenities that we... More 

Towaco, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Forest Dunes is a little gem tucked away in a more quiet section of Myrtle Beach. What makes it stand out to me is the view! If you can, opt for a corner unit. We were in a 3 bedroom on the 17th floor. The ocean front side has a balcony to die for. It runs the whole length of... More 

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Carey B, General Manager at Forest Dunes Resort, responded to this review

Dear Patti C, Thank you for choosing Forest Dunes Resort for your recent trip. We are glad to see that you had a great time and enjoyed one of our spacious 3 bedroom corner condos and the priceless view that they do provide. We look forward to seeing you again in the future and hope you make us your home... More 

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