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Lexington, Kentucky
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17 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a wonderful stay at the Tides in September. Even the one day was during the tropical storm still was nice atmosphere to hang out in for the day and just watch the storm from the hotel. I absolutely loved being able to enjoy the ocean from my room or from the beach or from the pool area. Staff was... More 

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Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania
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183 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Glad that we booked here, with the only oceanfront hotel on the island with all rooms facing the ocean it had great views. The staff was great and very courteous. The rooms were well kept and it was nice to only walk a few feet to put your toes in the sand. We hope to go back again some day... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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4 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Tides is an expensive beach hotel for what it is. Location is ideal I'll give them that, but the hotel needs updates to charge what they do. I won't list the things I found wrong, but the hotel and rooms (at least mine) need attention. The worst thing for me was house keeping. Garbage cans not emptied, late service (one... More 

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DARLINGTON
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18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

First impressions of Tides is good and it is very easy to find at the end of the main road into Foley Beach. There were lots of porters around and reception was manned by bright and happy staff who quickly checked our group in and sorted the room keys out. All rooms have a magnificent sea view and are clean... More 

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Albemarle, North Carolina
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our stay was during the off season and the price was over $800 for two nights. Now we decided to stay in the bottom level suite with the private terrace so from the online presentation it would be worth the money. Well imagine our surprise when we walk into a tiny room that has not been swept, has no handsoap,... More 

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Matthews, NC
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Things I love: Friendly staff/ Pet Friendliness/ View/Location/Lobby/Clean Beach/Restaurant/Comfortable Beds/Free wifi & parking Things that need improvement: Sheets/ Bedspreads/Blow Dryers.... all cheap and pitiful for this price point I'll just plan to bring my own dryer & bedspread next time. I love Folly Beach and as preciously mentioned...the staff is great.

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Springfield, Illinois
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14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As promoted by its website and staff, the Tides is the only oceanfront hotel on Folly beach. However, this isn't all good news. It’s great for the management, but there is a downside for guests. The hotel is disappointing on a number of levels: price, amenities, décor and service are just a few. It isn’t a bad hotel, but at... More 

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syracuse, new york
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The property that this hotel sits on is amazing. Beach is so clean, the pier so close. The hotel although clean; is very outdated and in need of a great deal of updating. THe nightly rates are so high that I would have expected plush linens, crisp fresh paint and beautiful bathrooms. Aside from the beach, you felt like you... More 

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Locust Grove, Virginia
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28 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A very nice family and pet friendly hotel on the beach on Folly Island. Every room has an ocean view, and not just a sliver of view .. Full view! The restaurant served very tasty breakfast, lunch and dinner. The beachside bar and patio are was a great place to hangout. My last day there we got to experience tropical... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Tides hotel is the only big hotel in Folly Beach. It is in an excellent location with great recreational amenities (for a cost obviously). Fun to be walking distance to almost all restaurants in downtown Folly Beach. Overall a fun experience. However, I would not give this hotel an A rating mostly due to their housekeeping. We were told... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Room Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Only nine miles from historic downtown Charleston, Tides Folly Beach is located along one of south's most beautiful beaches, offering breathtaking views and a laid back vibe. Tides is the ideal destination for your next Charleston beach vacation, wedding or get-together with friends, family or business associates. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tides Folly Beach

Address: 1 Center Street, PO Box 68, Folly Beach, SC 29439
Location: United States > South Carolina > Coastal South Carolina > Folly Beach
Price Range: $132 - $323 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Tides Folly Beach 3*
Number of rooms: 132
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Also Known As:
Tides Folly Beach Hotel Folly Beach
Holiday Inn Folly Beach
Folly Beach Holiday Inn
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