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“Noisy and Poorly Maintained” 2 of 5 stars
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The Breakers Resort
3.0 of 5 Resort   |   2006 N Ocean Blvd, Myrtle Beach, SC 29578   |  
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Ranked #20 of 215 Hotels in Myrtle Beach
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Florence, Kentucky
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“Noisy and Poorly Maintained”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2012

Our neighbors were slamming doors between 1am and 330am and it sounded like they were in the room with me. This is mid-December, so I can only imagine what is would be like at peak season. There wasn't a side of the room's door, in which light didn't shine through. Each time a door slammed in the hallway, it resonated through our door with such a rattle that I had to lodge luggage against it to quiet it enough to sleep. Maybe, it was just the room, so stay away from # 610. Oh yeah.......my pillow was filthy, too.........enjoy! Nice Starbucks, though.

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  • Stayed December 2012, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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BreakersGuestServ, Guest Relations Manager at The Breakers Resort, responded to this review, January 3, 2013
I am very sorry that there your visit with us was not up to your expectations. All of the rooms in the building that you stayed in are in the process of being updated with renovations already started. Should you visit myrtle Beach again, please keep us in mind as an option. Should you have any issues feel free to ask for me and I will be happy to assist you in any way. Bill Kilbourne.
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
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Vernon, New Jersey, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2012

The breakers is a great choice if you want to vacation in Myrtle Beach SC. The staff is exceptionally nice and they are more than accommodating and speedy in their work. The location is right near the beach and only a hop skip and a jump from the Main strip "broadway at the beach". if you would like to stay in myrtle at a great price with a great staff and resort the breakers is for you!

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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BreakersGuestServ, Guest Relations Manager at The Breakers Resort, responded to this review, January 3, 2013
We really appreciate you sharing your vacation experience with other travelers. Thanks!
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2012

We have stayed at a variety of properties in Myrtle Beach. When we arrived we were checked in by Dan at the front desk and he was a very nice guy. We went to our room and discovered that it was not what was intended at the time the internet reservation was made. Talked to Dan and he was able to move us to the correct type of room without a problem. We stayed in the building between the registration building and the building that had the pirate ship out front. The arrival and outside of the property was clean. The room itself looked and felt "old" and was beaten up. The bed spread and sheeting have what appeared to be red paint splattered on it. The indoor pool and both indoor hot tubs were cold when we arrived on Sunday night. Called Dan at the front desk and lodged a complaint and he advised that service would be arriving on Monday morning to fix the issue. By Monday night the issue was corrected and the water was hot. The parking garage was nice as I drive a Ford Superduty and was not able to fit in alot of parking garages in Myrtle Beach but this one I did. I liked that very mcuh so. Overall though the room needs to be "brought into the moden era" and cleaned and freshened up. We have wireless internet in our room and my wifes Apple Pad seemed to work really really good on the wifi. We are not sure if we would return or not.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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BreakersGuestServ, Guest Relations Manager at The Breakers Resort, responded to this review, December 12, 2012
Thank you for sharing your recent experience at our resort with other travelers! I was glad to ee that Dan was able to handle your request for a different room type promptly. The building you stayed is scheduled for renovation, including new carpet, painting, and more that I am sure our guests will enjoy...should be completely done by mid-February, 2013. We hope to see you again soon!
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2012

I've stayed here several times and every time it was very enjoyable! The rooms are very clean, the staff is very helpful, the ocean views are just great! Def recommend getting a room with balcony up high. Walking distance to many great attractions along the water. Broadway at the beach is a very short drive! highly recommend staying here! The lazy river and red parrot lounge are a blast too.

  • Stayed June 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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BreakersGuestServ, Guest Relations Manager at The Breakers Resort, responded to this review, December 12, 2012
I am really pleased that you enjoyed your stay so much! You are right, the Breakers location is great with so many other things to do in the area...Thanks again for choosing us and we look forward to seeing you on your next visit to Myrtle Beach..
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2012

Was meeting some friends, was a last minute decision & it was a great decision. The people & the resort was great. The suite was very homey, very clean, looked like it had never been used. Had an ocean view that was even better. The people were helpful and not pushy about timeshares and just across the street was Starbucks :o)
Already planning to go back Christmas & spring break.

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  • Stayed December 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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BreakersGuestServ, Guest Relations Manager at The Breakers Resort, responded to this review, December 12, 2012
So glad to hear that you had a great stay with us! Christmas and Spring Break time is not not far away - we have some GREAT special rates available. See you again soon!
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2012

Our golf group has been staying at the Breakers for the past 21 years. During that time, we have stayed in all their buildings and can say that for the price it is the best place to stay. We have always received tremendous service and look forward to our stay. Gloria Hums (Golf Director) has made the reservation process and choice of golf courses as easy as possible despite our yearly changes in number of group members (ranges from 12-24) and the last minute changes that always seem to happen. Thank you for making our trip so nice each year!

Room Tip: We prefer the rooms with the pulldown beds in the back room to allow the room mates their own rooms...
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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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BreakersGuestServ, Guest Relations Manager at The Breakers Resort, responded to this review, December 12, 2012
What great and appreciated comments from you! Gloria, our Golf Director, really is the best and we all enjoy having you and your group staying with us! Looking forward to your 22nd year and many more!
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Greensboro, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2012

Background-When my husband and I got married in December 2003, we came to Myrtle beach for our honeymoon. The hotel we chose first had horrible rooms and not much by way of decent indoor pools, etc. So we rode down Ocean Avenue and found The Breakers. He remembered he stayed there when he was much much younger, so we went in and got a room. They gave us a sweet deal because it was our honeymoon, complete with a gift certificate for a free dinner at Papa's :)

So, this is where we go when we vacation in Myrtle Beach every time, we just aren't satisfied when we see anything else. We went in August for our 3 year old's birthday, and after that we decided to take advantage of the good fall rates and spend Thanksgiving there as well in the Paradise Tower. We were thoroughly pleased with everything. We ate at the breakfast buffet twice, and the food is always good and my daughter loves the fresh waffles. In the evenings, it was very convenient for one of us to just walk down to the bar for a nightcap to bring back to the room. The room was very clean, beautiful view of the beach, and the staff was extremely friendly and helpful.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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BreakersGuestServ, Public Relations Manager at The Breakers Resort, responded to this review, December 12, 2012
What a great story and Thank You for sharing it with other travelers and us! The entire staff really enjoys hearing about our guests visits and are so happy to be able to help in any way...
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Address: 2006 N Ocean Blvd, Myrtle Beach, SC 29578
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Location: United States > South Carolina > Coastal South Carolina > Myrtle Beach
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#5 Top resorts Hotel in Myrtle Beach
#15 Romantic Hotel in Myrtle Beach
#17 Family Hotel in Myrtle Beach
#18 Business Hotel in Myrtle Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — The Breakers Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 648
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
With a perfect oceanfront location, convenient central location, long-standing tradition of having only the finest staff and service, ultra-modern and varied accommodations and super-fun activities right on the grounds, The Breakers Resort is the perfect location for a family or golf vacation. Planning a meeting or wedding? Our oceanfront location is the ideal spot for your special event. The resort is within walking distance of the the Myrtle Beach Convention Center and a variety of restaurants and shops. Voted 2009 Best of the Beach - Overall Hotel the Breakers Resort has been a visitors' favorite for over 70 years. ... more   less 
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