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“Family Weekend Getaway” 5 of 5 stars
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Sandy Beach Resort
201 S. Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach, SC 29577   |  
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Ranked #17 of 215 Hotels in Myrtle Beach
Raleigh, North Carolina
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Family Weekend Getaway”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2013

We love the Sandy Beach for our family Weekend Getaway. The kids love the pool and being oceanfront is excellent as well. Plenty of attractions within walking distance. The rooms were clean and love the Suite style where the kids can have their own bed and bath. Great value for the accomodations and ammenities that they offer. Will definitely make a trip back here in the future.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2013 via mobile

Great value, service and location! Upgraded to the 3 bedroom this time and was very impressed. Front desk is always very accommodating for any needs my wife and kids have. Pools and jacuzzis very clean. My kids loved the lazy river - especially since it was heated! Keep up the great work...

  • Stayed January 2013
    • 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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Vinton, Virginia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 hotel reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2013

I had a nice stay. The rooms look very nice (in the Palmetto tower). However, I could not get a good internet connection (despite being plugged into the wall). I also noticed several maintenance issues and wonder if things are being fixed or if it will just look worse next time I stay there. The hot tub was dirty all 5 days. Security always seemed to be on the computer in the business center.

Room Tip: the bathroom isn't connected to bedroom in one bedroom. Two bedroom is very roomy. Three bedro...
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  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Muscatine, Iowa
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2013

We have stayed at the Sandy Beach Resort twice, both times electing to stay in the newer units. These units are in the north tower with beautiful turquois tinted privacy windows. Both stays were enjoyable; helpful service was good, the units were beautiful, the early morning breakfast adequate, and the beach clean and inviting.

The property maintains a "drive-under" loading/unloading area, that is well-staffed with courteous personnel that are always smiling and eager to help with luggage transfer to the elevators.

Our one-bedroom unit consisted of a sleeping area, a living-dining area, full bath, and a lanai that affords breathtaking views. Cleaning services were provided on a daily basis, and their efforts make you want to leave a nice tip.

Parking at the immediate hotel is limited, and the hotel maintains a paved parking lot across the street from the hotel. This, I would say, is the only down side to this lovely property.

Room Tip: Units in the north tower are newer than other parts of the adjoined complex. This is the nicest, be...
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  • Stayed April 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 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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Catawba, North Carolina
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2013

We have stayed here for years and enjoy it everytime. It;s a good place for adults but maybe not for small children. Not all the waterparks and stuff to keep kids busy..It is straight across from the Family Kingdom and thats great. You can walk the new boardwalk to the pavallion and back.Easy and carefree walk.

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled with family
    • 3 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
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Madison, Virginia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2013

i'm sad to say the pot heads and smokers dont care one bit that this place is a smoke free resort. my wife and i & the kids stayed last year mothers day week and the smell of pot and cigarettes stank up our room/balcony to the point we could not sit and injoy are view from the balcony, we had to keep our door closed most of the time, the previous years stay was the best *this was before the bike week thing joined the week we stay* now they jacked the rate up $20+ per night in one days time as we were just looking at rates this 2nd week in jan, last year we booked in march and no rate change due to bike week??? i called the front desk after thinking we would just deal with the rule breakers and reserve our room for the week, the rep said that the rates are now higher due to it being closer to bike week and the smoking is what you get with the bikers ??? oh really so why did the rates stay the same last year as late as march??? what a joke if you ask me, we as a family that follow the rules have to pay higher rates at a so called family resort and suffer all the noise,rule breaking pot smokers/cigarette smokers, the lack of parking with all the bike trailers taklng up the better parking places and loust wi-fi. dont bother complaining to management about the smoking they dont care but they make you think they do SMH this was a great place to stay mothers day and the whole week after, that was before the biker bunch came back or it was in our case. the value was the best on the beach front but it looks like our MB days are over at sandy beach resort, now we are trying to find a new place far away from MB and the biker bunch ) : oh btw we checked out other places and the rates have not gone up as of yet, just saying.

Room Tip: the 10th floor 1 bedroom deluxe is just about right our needs
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  • Stayed May 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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Jonestown, Pennsylvania
Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
15 hotel reviews
Reviews in 35 cities Reviews in 35 cities
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2013

This is our 3rd year staying here and just love it. We stay in the newer part of the hotel but you cannot beat the price for what you get. The folks at the front desk were very helpful this year only wish the weather was a little warmer but still had a great vacation.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Sandy Beach Resort

Address: 201 S. Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
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Location: United States > South Carolina > Coastal South Carolina > Myrtle Beach
Amenities:
Beach Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#3 Best Value Hotel in Myrtle Beach
#12 On the Beach Hotel in Myrtle Beach
#13 Family Hotel in Myrtle Beach
#17 Business Hotel in Myrtle Beach
#23 Romantic Hotel in Myrtle Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 228
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
A New Modern Oceanfront Resort with one, two, and three bedroom units. Sandy Beach Resort now boasts a Children's Interactive Pool Area, Fitness Room, Meeting Room, and a comfortable Oceanfront Lobby. Come Stay at one of Myrtle Beach's newest and nicest Oceanfront Resorts! ... more   less 
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Sandy Beach Hotel Myrtle Beach
Sandy Beach Resort Myrtle Beach
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