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“Absolutely disgusting hotel” 1 of 5 stars
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Sea Crest Oceanfront Resort
3.0 of 5 Resort   |   803 South Ocean Boulevard, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577   |  
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Ranked #24 of 215 Hotels in Myrtle Beach
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“Absolutely disgusting hotel”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013 via mobile

I'm currently staying here and the place is filthy. We had to change rooms because the first room smelled strongly of urine. This room smells sour of vomit. The kids are having fun (ages 2, 4) but I am afraid to touch anything. Yesterday we found a huge (dead) cockroach under the sofa. I wouldn't dare stay here again. The staff is nice but what can they do? Change the carpeting for us?! The place is so run down that a total renovation is the only way to improve things. To be fair, we were given free breakfast vouchers as a gesture by the woman at the front desk. The breakfast cafe doesn't have much to offer but it was nice to have fresh coffee in the morning.

  • Stayed September 2013
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013 via mobile

We booked this stay 6 months in advance and I called several times to remind them we wanted all of our rooms on the same floor and upon check in, of course they couldn't/wouldn't take care of it. The rooms are nice and clean, but the kitchen is not stocked with enough pots and pans to cook a meal. The pools and hit tubs were clean and there were always fresh towels avail. The beach was pretty dirty in front if the hotel, I'm not sure if its like that everywhere at myrtle beach but it was dirty where we were. You def got a lot for what you paid for and if we chose MB again I would stay again.

  • Stayed September 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Sevierville, Tennessee
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

This was our first stay at this resort. As a family of 6, the Oceanview Angle Junior Suite was perfect for our needs. Plenty of room, good size kitchen & was cleaner than most places we have stayed. Our visit was the last week of September, rates were excellent & the everyone we encountered on staff was very helpful & friendly (even happily accommodating our early check-in request). Great amenities, our kids always had plenty to do & a hard time deciding which pool to swim in! Housekeeping was very friendly & accommodated all of our requests in a timely & pleasant manner. Despite being a "family" resort, once inside our suite we never heard anything from any other rooms & we were on 9th floor. Extremely happy with our experience & will definitely return here on our next visit to Myrtle Beach!!

Room Tip: Angle Oceanview Junior Suite slept our family of 6 quite comfortably & even the Murphy bed was v...
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  • Stayed September 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
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

This was our first stay at the Sea Crest. The room was great with beautiful views. Staff very friendly and helpful. The hotel is a great atmosphere for family. Having eight pools was fantastic. We loved the kiddie pools. There is a pool for any age range you might have. We will definitely be back to the Sea Crest. It is a home away from home!

  • Stayed September 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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Covington, Georgia, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

the staff at sea crest was very nice, rooms were clean, pools were very clean housekeeping was great, would refer anyone to use seacrest . family friendly, plenty of pools for the kids. store right at motel.location is great. hotel was near family kingdom and was not far from the pavilion. will be coming back next year...............

  • Stayed September 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
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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North Massapequa, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

We can't say enough about the courteous help by the staff. This was our first stay and not our last. The staff helped us find our clay several times, the phone calls to the front desk for help was always answered and response time was fast to attend to our needs. Housekeeping went above and beyond to accommodate our needs for towels, soap, potholders, dishes, etc... Also, one day we left the breakfast dishes to go o the store, and to our surprise, we came back and the beds were done, towels refreshed, and the dishes were washed, dried and put away. Wow! The staff went beyond our expectations and we really were able to do what we came to do --- relax. Thank you for making our stay a memorable one. Also, the few was great, caught every sunrise.

  • Stayed September 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
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Nitro, West Virginia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

This was our fifth year staying at Sea Crest and will be back again for many years to come. Location is great and the staff is excellent. I look forward every year now to my stay at Sea Crest. This year my wife and I arrived a day early and Sea Crest was able to provide us with an extra day stay even though I did not call ahead to secure the room. They made sure we were happy as always and its why we keep coming back.

  • Stayed September 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
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Sea Crest Oceanfront Resort

Address: 803 South Ocean Boulevard, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
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Location: United States > South Carolina > Coastal South Carolina > Myrtle Beach
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#7 Top resorts Hotel in Myrtle Beach
#18 On the Beach Hotel in Myrtle Beach
#22 Romantic Hotel in Myrtle Beach
#34 Family Hotel in Myrtle Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Sea Crest Oceanfront Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 284
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Sea Crest Oceanfront Resort captures the best of Myrtle Beach. It will surprise and delight you with its beautiful beachfront location, many amenities, and competitive rates. ... more   less 
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