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“March Escape from Snow!” 4 of 5 stars
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2.5 of 5 Resort   |   2506 North Ocean Blvd, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577   |  
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Ranked #35 of 215 Hotels in Myrtle Beach
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6 hotel reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“March Escape from Snow!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2013

We spent the 2nd week of March, 2013 at the BW - Carolinian Plus - Having stayed their 3-4 times over the past few years we knew that the location / on the beach/ and the room (suite in tower building were very nice. Since the weather that week was below normal temperatures, the beach was only a walking tool for us and most people staying at this location. Overall, we have been very happy with this BW, but make sure you try to book around the spring breakers, as we had a very loud neighbor our last night staying here - awake at 3;15 - with doors slamming, and it was due to some late partying by the the younger crowd.
We would recommend making a stop at the "Broadway" shopping complex and the Grand Mall which are both close by and have a lot of shops and a variety of offerings. One of the best hidden gems close to the beach is "Market Commons" - we have made a point of it to go there for their shops, theatre and good eating spots. Also, if you like to walk - away from the beach - a nice lagoon type walking area. If you are very serious about looking to live in this area, they have numerous house building complexes going on and one can take a very low-pressure tour of the house - we like this area very much and might consider buying something here in the future.

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  • Stayed March 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 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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Livonia, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2013

This was my wife's and my first visit to Myrtle Beach, and we loved our room at the Carolinian. We were in an oceanfront standard room with a king bed. The view was beautiful, and the room was well appointed. Our experiences with staff members left us pleased; everyone we came in contact with was courteous and very helpful. We did have rude, noisy neighbors the first night of our stay, but did not have any noise complaints after that, and I don't blame the hotel for their guests' lack of courtesy. My only complaint about the hotel itself was about the showers: the water pressure was poor (at least on the 9th floor) and the water temperature was very inconsistent (from warm to cold to burning hot and back again in seconds). I would happily stay here again, though.

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  • Stayed March 2013, 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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Beaufort, South Carolina
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2013

The staff was very friiendly and courteous from the moment I stepped in the door. I had an ocean view room which they upgraded to an ocean fron,t just on my request and one was available. The accomodations were very nice and it had one of the most comfortable beds I've ever slept on in a hotel. The only problem i noticed was being able to regulate the water temp when taking a shower. Overall, it was a great stay.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled on business
    • 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
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Lake Lure, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2013

We had an oceanfront standard room, with a king bed, it was wonderful! The staff was very helpful and nice! We feel that this is the best room we have ever stayed in at the beach.
We plan to come here again soon!

  • Stayed March 2013, 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2013 via mobile

Staff was friendly and courteous . Room was clean and modern, beds were very comfortable. The weather was not great but enjoyed the indoor lazy river and exercise facility. Location was very very convenient to everything

  • Stayed March 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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Cobourg, Canada
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2013

This is the second year I've stayed at the Carolinian. Before , I have always found a reason for not returning.Staff were helpful, and suite was clean.Parking is a little inconvenient but that seems to be usual for this area.The carpet in our room is ready for renewal but was clean.I will very likely be returning in the future.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 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
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Morganton, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2013 via mobile

The room was so nice and clean the view was the best! The staff where so friendly and polite in helping us with everything we needed! Our view was the best right in the middle of the tower. Looking forward to staying there again!

  • Stayed March 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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Address: 2506 North Ocean Blvd, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
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Location: United States > South Carolina > Coastal South Carolina > Myrtle Beach
Amenities:
Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#11 Top resorts Hotel in Myrtle Beach
#26 On the Beach Hotel in Myrtle Beach
#27 Business Hotel in Myrtle Beach
#29 Romantic Hotel in Myrtle Beach
#39 Family Hotel in Myrtle Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — BEST WESTERN PLUS Carolinian Oceanfront Inn & Suites 2.5*
Number of rooms: 233
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Discover a great location, superb facilities and affordable rates at the Best Western Plus Carolinian Beach Resort, an award-winning hotel where children under 18 stay FREE with parents. Enjoy a Myrtle Beach hotel with a friendly atmosphere and smartly-appointed accommodations for families, couples and group getaways. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Best Western Plus Carolinian Oceanfront Hotel Myrtle Beach
Best Western Myrtle Beach
Best Western Carolinian Beach Resort
Myrtle Beach Best Western

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