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Castaway Beach Inn

1717 South Ocean Boulevard, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582 (Formerly By the Sea Motel)
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Ranked #44 of 53 Hotels in North Myrtle Beach
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Philly PA
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Had a wonderful time, staff couldn't have been any nicer. They are doing some great upgrades to this hotel. Was very nervous hearing some of the reviews, about construction going on but didn't encounter any problems at all. I had an efficiency overlooking the ocean, it was a great size room and was very comfortable and clean. This hotel not... More

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Cape May Court House, New Jersey
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent a week this summer and was a little worried because of the recent work that was going on that I read about. They are building a new Tiki bar and the place has just gone through a lot of renovations. Great staff and can't wait until next year when the bar is done. Can only get better. By the... More

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Bristol, Virginia
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was so disgusted. There were lots of construction workers staying there and sitting around drinking and beer bottles opened and unopened sitting around. It was located on the beach. The air conditioner worked very well but it was loud. All I can say is please read all the reviews. The people with good reviews must have stayed in the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After reading some reviews about this property I figured we would pay a low price and sacrifice some comfort for our impromptu mini vacation. I could not have been more wrong! We did encounter some hiccups but the staff was accommodating and provided solutions graciously and quickly. Our first problem was actually caused by bookings.com- a word to the wise... More

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Pottstown, Pennsylvania
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65 reviews 65 reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been coming to this nice place for almost 10 years. The only complaint we ever have are the people who bring their dogs or large families with lots of noisy children and this is why we vacation after the kids go back to school to avoid all the families with kids. Not once have we ever seen a... More

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2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The pictures are not what you will see when you arrive. There people hanging out drinking outside the rooms. The lazy river was very small and not working. The rooms are ancient and in need of updating. The curtain had stains. The place is a dump. Don't waste your time or money here. We checked in and then checked out... More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 via mobile

When we arrived they messed up our reservations which actually was a plus for us. I have never seen such a nasty hotel. It was filthy and stains were everywhere.. Beds, towels, even the ceiling was nasty.. Very poorly cleaned and maintained. The website is very deceiving do not waste your time unless you enjoy sleeping in filth.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

First ever trip to Myrtle and not a good experience with the place we stayed...One roach in the kitchen, one roach in the bathroom, shower faucets leaked when running and flooded the bathroom floor, (complained but no money back for us)... no swim up beach bar or cabana, curtain does not completely cover the window. location was good but that... More

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Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We rented three rooms for a family reunion. All three had a serious cockroach infestation. One room had a window in a bathroom that would not close. The bathroom became flooded when a summer storm came through. Nasty place. Location was fine, they gave us our money back for 2 of the 3 nights. I think they changed their name... More

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Rock Hill, South Carolina
3 reviews 3 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

The management was very helpful while we were dealing with a crisis. Upon arrival, the manager allowed us to check in 4 hours early due to the fact that we had to get our van repaired. They gave us the name of a local mechanic they often used and he came and got the van from the lot. They offered... More

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Address: 1717 South Ocean Boulevard, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582 (Formerly By the Sea Motel)
Location: United States > South Carolina > Coastal South Carolina > North Myrtle Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 48
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Also Known As:
By The Sea Hotel North Myrtle Beach

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