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“Beyond fantastic!” 4 of 5 stars
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Ocean Drive Beach and Golf Resort
3.0 of 5 Resort   |   98 North Ocean Boulevard, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582   |  
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Ranked #21 of 53 hotels in North Myrtle Beach
Lebanon, Pa
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Beyond fantastic!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

This hotel was wonderful. We stayed in an oceanfront room & the view was breathtaking. The room had a coffeemaker, microwave, toaster, & small refrigerator. The front desk staff was very helpful, but the housekeeping staff was lacking (hence the 4 stars instead of 5). The location is excellent, plenty of places to dine nearby and the beach & ocean mere steps away. The pool, lazy river & hot tub are amazing & stay open from 7am - midnight. I fell in love with North Myrtle Beach, SC because of this hotel.

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  • Stayed June 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Rutherford, New Jersey
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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 hotel reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

Had a great stay for 4th of July week! The location is perfect - first of all - right on the beach, but also walking to bars, entertainment, beach stores, ice cream shops, restaurants. Everything you need is right there! We had four days of rain and found the hot tub is a great place to hang out in bad weather. LOVED floating around that lazy river - beer in hand. They claim to have a tiki bar... what they really have is I guess more of a poolside bar, but still not bad to grab a cocktail and lunch off the beach. Staff was friendly enough, not really above and beyond, but nothing to complain about. Pretty clean rooms, good shower. Nice view off the balcony, for sure. Just booked again for Labor Day weekend.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with friends
    • 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
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

First time in north myrtle and booked a resort. No frills run by limited staff and it shows. The guy who I booked with was the greeter, phone operator and fix it man. Room needs tons of updates, mattress hard and uncomfortable and bathroom dirty from moment arrived and lacked true cleanliness each day. Complained and never was there an apology. Towels are thin and the pool looked like never treated for it had cloudy water throughout the 5 days spent there. The music club was smelly as you walked in and always empty with reason. Great location on the beach with beach front view but it lacked being a resort. They charge your whole stay from the minute you get there and if you lose there card keys or pool wristbands they charge you $5. No concierge, ice maker on only 3 designated floors, tiled bedroom no rugs, old fashion tv, clogged bathroom sinks, broken toilet paper holder, and supplied soap only 2 times, no do not disturb signs provided and though smoke free, saw many smoking in the resort. Not resort quality and would not stay there again.

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  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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Wapakoneta, Ohio, United States
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

Enjoyed our stay. Great location. Friendly staff. The Tikki Bar food was good. The rooms were clean. Although not modern..still nice. We stayed from June 29th thru July 3rd. A very busy time for a vacation so the hotel was full. We were on the 4th floor and had no noise problems. I would go back again!

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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McTown Texas
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74 reviews 74 reviews
14 hotel reviews
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

I stayed with a large group at Ocean Drive Resort. We had rooms for 3 nights. The rooms are good-sized and beds are comfortable. The beach-view rooms have a great balcony but the hallways are a bit damp and not very updated. Guest services is not particularly friendly compared to other resorts where I have stayed. Food was good but not great. Bar was really tired and not crowded, surprisingly.

  • Stayed June 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Greenville, South Carolina
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

We arrived Friday afternoon, went to the pool area and found a local "transient" lounging in the
hot tub. He proceeded to peel off his sun burnt skin into the hot tub!!!! Needless to say, we were not the only couples who got to witness this. He came back later to freshen up in the hot tub, again. Only after paying customers complained, they sent him away. I don't foresee us returning!

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Parkersburg, West Virginia
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013 via mobile

For the money this resort is a good value. It was clean and the location is perfect. You can even walk to a few restaurants and shops. The pool area needed some attention, but overall the resort is acceptable.

  • Stayed June 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Ocean Drive Beach and Golf Resort

Address: 98 North Ocean Boulevard, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582
Location: United States > South Carolina > Coastal South Carolina > North 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 Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#6 Top resorts Hotel in North Myrtle Beach
#15 On the Beach Hotel in North Myrtle Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Ocean Drive Beach and Golf Resort 3*
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Also Known As:
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