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The Reef at South Beach

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   2101 South Ocean Boulevard, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
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Ranked #89 of 214 hotels in Myrtle Beach
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
cmousenc Greensboro, North Carolina
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

First off, the rate we received was very reasonable and fair and when we first arrived we were happy with our decision. Once we started unloading our bags from the car it took us quite a while to find a baggage cart. when we finally did and got to the elevators we had to wait forever it seemed. During our... More

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have to admit, I was a bit skeptical of this place due to the reviews. I'm so glad I didn't change my reservations. I didn't see any of the "black mold" that was reported by other guests. I had to change the dates of my reservations and the people at the front desk were very nice about it. The... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

There was 4 of us that stayed at The Reef on July 6th-10th and overall we were very pleased with our stay. I'm honestly glad we didn't listen to the negative reviews! Some people just look for anything to complain about. From the start the staff at The Reef were very friendly and helpful when we were booking this room.... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed here for a week, the rooms were no doubt cozy to say the least. And it is an older hotel but our room was very clean. Much akin to other reviews the elevator can indeed be very slow at peak times. The pools were very clean and there was easy access to the beach. The fold out couch... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

May not be the Ritz Carlton, but they don't advertise it to be. Our room was clean and the staff was very friendly. Great view of the beach. Mako's was a nice place to have a cocktail. Guest from other hotels would come to visit the bar.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Horrible! I could not believe the condition of this hotel and why is it still open. Paint peeling on walls, mold coming out of the vents, filthy worn out furniture and bedding, filthy carpets, door hinges falling off, and let's not forget bed bugs and out dated decor. Worst place I've ever slept!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I have stayed here at least 10 times since 1988...I first stayed here as a child when I was 12 and have continued to stay here as an adult with my husband and kids. We love the location , staff and customer service are very helpful...the dj and makos are a plus...I will continue to stay here every year that... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I stayed at this hotel 4 days and 3 nights. We stayed on the 9th floor. The PROS: The hotel is directly on the beach near just about everything. We paid about $130 at night for a "suite" (they call it a J style room). The room consists of a double queen size bed, 2 old school... More

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Reef2101, Manager at The Reef at South Beach, responded to this review

Dear movingforward3, Thank you for being a guest of the Reef and for mentioning our great location. Every room is direct oceanfront. We regret that the hotel cannot guarantee early check in. As noted before, the room must be thoroughly cleaned and inspected before it can be released to the front desk for the next guest's check-in. We value the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Overall our family enjoyed our stay here. The elevators are slow and lines can get long. The rooms are clean and comfortable. Have a great view of the beach. The pool area is very nice. They have a great DJ and activities by the pool. We did wish he was there a little longer. The staff is very friendly. We... More

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Reef2101, Manager at The Reef at South Beach, responded to this review

Dear Rob J, Many thanks for staying at the Reef and for writing a review of your experience. We hope to see y'all again, soon! More

Alpharetta, Georgia
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5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love this hotel!! Sure, it's not the Ritz, but who cares!! It is clean and the staff is amazing! I have stayed there 7 or 8 times and will be back for my Bday July 30th for 4 days! Cannot wait!!!!! And if you are hanging out in your room worried about a TV, then maybe you should stay... More

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Reef2101, Manager at The Reef at South Beach, responded to this review

Dear Princess29196, Thank you for being a repeat guest of the Reef! We appreciated your refer and value your feedback as a multiple stay guest. We look forward to seeing you later this month. Thank you for celebrating your birthday at the Reef! More

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Address: 2101 South Ocean Boulevard, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
Location: United States > South Carolina > Coastal South Carolina > Myrtle Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — The Reef at South Beach 2*
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Also Known As:
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Reef At South Beach Myrtle
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Amenities

Beach Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style
#36 Romantic Hotel in Myrtle Beach #56 On the Beach Hotel in Myrtle Beach
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
All our suites are oceanfront with a private balcony. Our comfortable well-equipped rooms have kitchens with microwaves, coffee makers and toasters. Our prime location along the grand strand of Myrtle Beach makes area attractions easily accessible. Award winning entertainment and dining surround you. You can shop at the nearby Coastal Grand Mall and newly built Market Commons. Amusement parks and incredible miniature golf courses thrill the young and the young at heart. It's easy to experience all the fun of Myrtle Beach while staying at The Reef. We also sell tickets to many area shows and attractions, packaging is also available! Oceanfront or indoors, The Reef provides a lot of water fun for everyone. Swim from our oceanfront pool to our indoor swimming area. There you will also want to indulge in one our two relaxing whirlpools. There are 1o swim attractions available to you, including a lazy river and large ocean front kiddie pools! Children will enjoy free daily activities during the summer months and their parents will appreciate a night out while the children are entertained by The Reef staff. ... more   less 
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