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1903 S Ocean Blvd, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577-4635
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#179 of 201 in Myrtle Beach
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3.8
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2.5
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2.7
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2.8
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Free parking
Free internet
Wifi
Pool
Hot tub
Outdoor pool
Beach
Non-smoking hotel
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Air conditioning
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Coffee / tea maker
Microwave
Flatscreen TV
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MLC_n_BJC wrote a review Apr 2021
Savannah, Georgia17 contributions9 helpful votes
I booked a room for my parents for 2 nights through booking.com. The hotel confirmed their reservation and their check in time. My parents show up and there is nobody there. So they call the number for the hotel. Nobody answers. They call 7 times. No answer. They wait 45 and call me. So I call. No answer and no ability to leave a message (it just cycles you back to the beginning of the message). So I try to call booking.com but can't find a number. So I have to go through their online chat process which was a nightmare. They call the hotel and - big surprise - NO ANSWER. So by this point my parents have been there for over an hour and a half. Booking.com says "we emailed them and they have 30 minutes to contact you." So my parents are supposed to wait 2 hours? The hotel never contacted me or them. So they had to find another hotel. But after reading the reviews apparently that was a blessing in disguise... I didn't read the reviews before booking, but I was in a rush and it's clear the rooms are dirty and there are bugs. Yuck. No thank you. We better get our money back.
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Date of stay: April 2021
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Matthew wrote a review Jun 2020
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This is a double review for the property as well as booking.com. I highly recommend you avoid both at all costs. Previous reviews are correct and if I hadn't been in a hurry I would have never booked the room. Dirty property, representative couldn't open the door to the office when we got there, group of unkept people out front smoking and drinking beer is the staff. Left within 15 minutes after smelling the non-smoking room was just covered up by some type of weird fragrance that didn't work. The whole property smells like cigarette smoke. Myrtle Beach City Council, do us a favor and condemn this property!
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Date of stay: May 2020Trip type: Traveled
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Destiny S wrote a review May 2020
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It was disgusting. We asked for a refund because it was so NASTY we had to ask for housekeeping, mind you we were only in the room 20 minutes housekeeping brings a broom for us to clean it up(pile of dirt pictured). We took pictures and went to the front desk and the lady wouldn't even look at the photos. THEY REFUSED TO GIVE US A REFUND, and said there was no manager we could speak too. Meanwhile at the same time other people WHO WERE BOOKED IN THE ROOM BEFORE US(they left at 5 AM in the morning and nobody was in the office to handle there complaint) came back for a refund because they were only there not even an hour and FOUND BED BUGS ‼️‼️ They refused a refund to them also. They should be closed. And someone else came as we were on the phone with booking.com corporate and said there room was disgusting also. Oh yeah and no remote to the TV lolllll.theres a video of a bug crawling around but I can't post it. If I could do zero as a rating it would be it.
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Date of stay: May 2020Trip type: Traveled
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T LITTLE wrote a review Jul 2019
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This hotel is a fraud, absolute false advertising! Do NOT book a room here. They do not have a single room, not even the exterior photos of the property look anything like what is shown on the website. I reluctantly checked in, only to find my exterior room door was broken; the key pad was mangled and I only had to jiggle and push the door to get inside. Once inside, 2 men, not dressed in any sort of uniform, nothing to identify themselves, barged in stating they were going to fix the lock. From the moment arriving, there were people, who I found out were employees, loitering around, making lewd comments, commenting on my bag, smoking marijuana in the parking lot area and right outside of my door. I felt like I was being checked out, to see what valuables I had, and they all had access to my room. Inside the room it was disgustingly dirty, with both dead and alive bugs, thick dirt on the floor and all the baseboards, broken glass in the bathroom. The bedspreads looked like someone had just been sleeping on top of them. The sliding glass door was covered in what looked like spit and the whole place smelled of mildew. All in all it was completely unsafe, unsanitary, and I could not stay there. I requested a refund, to no avail, but my safety was worth more. I immediately checked out and found another property. I am still trying to get a refund from the property, booking agency and/or my credit card facility. Next time I will definitely go with a chain, where you have management that actually care, or at least you can go above their heads if need be. I understand that you get what you pay for, but I was charged approximately $300 per night for what I would say is less than a 1 star - a slummy crack-house/roach motel! I took pictures of everything to include the crawling bugs! Don't be fooled like I was! The negative reviews are absolutely true!
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Date of stay: July 2019
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theresa2000_2001 wrote a review Jul 2019
Welch, West Virginia22 contributions13 helpful votes
We checked in and got a room my the pool..The room stayed wet..They moved us to the 2nd floor and we couldnt get that door open..They moved us to the 3rd floor and it was just as worse..They refused to refund my money..PLEASE do NOT stay here! Nasty ROACHES!
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Date of stay: July 2019Trip type: Traveled
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tiredmama wrote a review Jul 2019
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We had reservations with a great resort Thurs-Mon. We decided to surprise our 2 kids & leave out Wed after work & drive (7 hours) straight to the beach - or as far as we could make it before getting too tired to safely drive. We didn't know how far we'd make it before having to stop so we didn't make a reservation before leaving, we just decided to 'wing it' so we could give the kids (& us!!) an extra day at the beach. Right around midnight we were about 30-40 minutes away & since we just needed a place to crash long enough to rest, get a quick shower, find breakfast then go play on the beach/in the ocean until we could check into our ACTUAL reservations I went online to a hotel booking site to get a name & address of any place with a 24 hr. desk that didn't cost an arm & a leg. It didn't have to be fancy as the only things we required were a couple of beds & a shower but it did need a 24 hour front desk since it was so late. I only chose this motel because honestly it was the cheapest one that popped up that was right on the beach (I thought it'd be nice to let the girls get their feet in the ocean for a few minutes when we got there before we fell asleep that way they'd be even more excited for the next morning of getting to spend the whole day on the beach a day early). I plugged the address in the gps & drove straight there to see if they had a vacancy-didn't book online because I didn't want to chance the reservation not confirming before getting there since it was so late & then end up having to paying twice. "Luckily" (not really luck) their sign said 'vacancy' so my husband stayed in the car with the kids to wake them up & I went in & paid for 1 night. Staff was nice enough for 1am. They gave me a key to a room on the 3rd floor & we drove on down the lot to find a parking spot. The only open spot was along the side/back near the pool, & it just so happened there were cops there with lights flashing, dragging someone off the beach in handcuffs...not really a promising omen...not exactly what I wanted my girls waking up to. Anyway, after they left we were almost too afraid to walk to the ocean but we hoped they'd cleared out all the rif-raf & it'd be safe enough so we chanced it, besides, we believe in the 2nd Amendment plus my husband is a body builder. After about 15 minutes of giggles & splashing around we let the girls get their blankets from the car, we got everyone's toothbrushes out & left everything else for morning & went to the room. There's no elevators but it's only 3 floors so no big deal. The stairways & balconies look dingy & dirty but I kept telling myself "it's just a few hours & it's cheap". My husband finally gets our very stuck door unstuck & opened & I immediately saw a bug scurry across the floor. I was close enough to stomp it, couldn't tell what it was afterwards but I'd hoped it was just something that came in when the door opened. I immediately noticed one bed looked fine while the closest bed looked broke & very obviously sagging in the middle like a hammock, I’m talking the middle touching the floor like a cartoon bed. We were too tired to argue with the office about wanting another room or another bed or a refund to try to find another vacancy at this hour so we toughed it out & didn't say anything although in hind sight we should have. I went to check out the cleanliness of the bathroom before having the girls brush their teeth before bed - it was as expected for this price. Turn back towards the beds, another bug, this one very obviously came from under the good bed. Squish it too & hope there's no more all while still chanting "it's just a few hours & it's cheap" to no one in particular. I thoroughly check the beds for bedbugs just in case since there seems to be other bugs & didn't see any thankfully but did squish a 3rd & 4th bug while walking from checking the broke bed for bed bugs to go check the good bed…. “It’s just a few hours & it’s cheap”….The girls were too freaked out at the thought of bugs crawling everywhere to even pull back their sheets so they each turned their blanket into a sleeping bag & slept on top of the bedding. The sheets & pillows were comfy enough but that broke hammock bed - sheesh! I thought I was tired enough to sleep through just about anything but I was wrong. It was a fitful night of uncomfortableness from sleeping in the shape of a banana & constantly waking worrying about bugs, feeling like they're crawling all over me (I had no bites the next day so I don't think they did but still...). The next morning I'm the 1st awake - since I hardly slept - & I squish 2 more bugs 1st thing. At this point I'm fairly certain they were roaches but I'm no expert & I'm not exactly experienced in bug identifying so who knows. I fight with getting the stuck door open then closed again as quietly as I can to keep from waking everyone else. I go to the car & get everyone a change of clothes & a few toiletries – there’s no way I’m bringing our actual luggage in this room & chance carrying out a creepy little hitchhiker. I get back to the room, fight with the door again to get in, everyone’s still asleep somehow. I’m in the shower & my youngest wakes up & comes in the bathroom. She declares she sees another bug. I peek my head out of the shower & see a black speck on the towel/rug thing. On closer inspection it is most definitely a dead bed bug. I’m hoping since I didn’t see any on either bed last night that maybe it’s an old one stuck to the fabric still from laundry from an old infestation or something. My daughter then informs me it’s dead because she killed it. Yikes! I never did see any more in the room or any other bugs after that but at that point I didn’t have much time to. I cut my shower short, woke the others up & had everyone go ahead & change to the clean clothes I brought up (they can shower at the next place!!). I found a large bag to put the girls’ blankets & all the dirty clothes in & sealed it tight & we checked out. I was hoping during checkout they’d ask “how was your stay” but I guess she could tell by the dark circles under my eyes, my wet hair & my eagerness to get out of there how it was. After all of that we went & found a great place to eat breakfast to try to forget our bad night then checked in early at our resort. They have laundry facilities so we went ahead & washed anything that had been in that room in water as hot as it would allow a couple times to kill anything that could have migrated on to our things. The theme here is "it's just a few hours & it's cheap". I don’t care if a place is free, I expect there to be no infestation of bugs inside the rooms & the furniture shouldn’t be broken either, especially a main piece like a bed. And maybe I’m being overly picky about the “cons”, I guess it just depends on what you’re used to. There were bugs, yes, but we didn’t get any bites and I didn’t see any bedbugs on the beds. At 1st glance the rooms actually look freshly painted and esthetic. And like I said, the linens were pretty nice. I never sat or laid on the good bed so I can’t say how the normal beds would sleep, it looked average enough though but the broke one was AWFUL. I’m sure the other rooms probably have 2 good beds like they’re supposed to. The location of this place is good (aside from vagrants being arrested on the beach which may not be the norm). Also it does have a pool but I never saw it in daylight to say how good it is and it is directly on the beach. The staff I spoke to during check-in/check-out was pleasant. The morning we left when I went to the car to get some clothes there was a maintenance worker I passed that looked at me like she’d rather shoot me than smile at me…but it was pretty early, maybe she hadn’t had her coffee yet?? The price was very cheap. Would I ever stay here again? Heck no!! But for someone who really wanted a beach vacation but couldn’t afford better, as long as they didn’t have high expectations & realize you get what you pay for this may not be too bad…just bring bug spray I guess & double check the room BEFORE paying to make sure everything worked and wasn’t broke. Had there been no bugs and TWO functional beds it’d have been well worth the price.
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Date of stay: June 2019
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Elizabeth Patrick wrote a review Jun 2019
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As someone who works in the tourism and hospitality industry, mainly through a corporate setting- i will tell you that myself and my husband were pleasantly surprised by the updates in the Ocean front rooms on this property. I cannot speak to any issues they may have encountered in the past, what i can tell you - is we have been here for 2 weeks . The staff, housekeeping and office, have been amazing(professional, courteous and overall hospitable)- the room kept clean and the location of property is convenient. If you are looking for value,a place to sleep and be able to walk directly to the water ...in a updated room..you should be fine here. I have stayed all over the East coast.
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Date of stay: June 2019Trip type: Traveled
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tabcurryladyt67 wrote a review Sep 2018
Hiram, Georgia2 contributions3 helpful votes
Weekend trip. RUN DO NOT STAY HERE!!! CRACKHEAD HOTEL ROACH MOTEL. I would love to post my pictures these pictures are deceiving. Blood on curtains, bed was broke, didn't get what I paid for which was ocean view. I was put in a small double bed room. Roach crawling 2 towels bathroom nasty mold or something on the wall. When they came and replace the bed, they messed up the door and it would not close or lock told us can't do nothing about till morning, the banister rails are loose just to touch and you will fall to the pavement. Most roaches came out after replacing bed. Finally late night the last night I got moved because of the door to what I had paid. I have been calling and emailing them since and no one will answer, I think I should be compensated for staying there. I will be sending my pics to the local newspaper and the board of health department. It is terrible. Attendant arguing with clients and has boyfriend to come up and sit with a gun, the attendant shared with us. All other hotels were booked. Several hours away from home and they had already taken my money. Not a place for your family and if I can figure out how to post my pictures and video I took I will. WORD OF ADVICE PLEASE DON'T STAY THERE PLEASE RUN LIKE HELL, HELL THIS PLACE IS HELL.
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Date of stay: August 2018
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Diane T wrote a review Aug 2018
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Just three words...DON'T STAY HERE!!!!!! This has to be the dirtiest and most run down hotel I've ever seen. We didn't even end up staying here because of the filth and not feeling safe. They would not refund our money even after multiple attempts to reach and agreement.
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Date of stay: July 2018
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jessiepoohluvsu wrote a review Jul 2018
Richmond, Virginia1 contribution4 helpful votes
WARNING!!!! The photos online are completely deceiving! I thought I was getting a great deal on a nice cheap hotel on the beach but i was WRONG! I was in such a hurry to book something I never checked the reviews.. When we first got there it was run down on the outside, but whatever. The office lady seemed like she hated life as well as her job. We got the keys and went to the room... 409 to be exact... And when we opened the door it smelled like sour socks. The floor was oily and dirty. The bed sheets had stains all over them and were no longer even white.. The tub was dirty the mirror and sink had tooth paste all over them and there was hair all in the shower... Guess they forgot to clean... I was displeased and grossed out but figured oh well, we are here and it's nonrefundable so ill have to deal with it... I was ok sucking it up but then roaches were EVERYWHERE!!! I couldnt deal with it.. I went back to the front office and she had the never to tell me shes never gotten a complaint before and they exterminate weekly.. That was BS, lol... Just look at the other reviews... She did offer another room that we moved.. Again.. The room was dirty and the blankets were stained to hell and back... What are you washing with?? Septic water? Or did the linen come fro. A yard sale.? Hell i think yard sale linen is probably cleaner. Anyways... Needless to say I was freaked out but we sucked it up and stayed so we werent out all of our money... On the day of checkout, lol... I take all the sheets and stuff off the beds and tied them up so i know they change the sheets... And low and behold the dirty mattress with blood stains.. Never in my freaking life. How gross can you be? Not to mention the pool was green, filled with sand, and solo cups... And the jacuzzy was filled with mulch.. Please do yourself a favor and pick another place to stay. Oh yea.... And the people smoking dope and throwing trash all over the place...
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Date of stay: July 2018Trip type: Traveled
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$58 - $407 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
a summer wind hotel myrtle beach, hotel a summer wind
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
A Summer Wind Motel
LOCATION
United StatesSouth CarolinaCoastal South CarolinaMyrtle Beach
NUMBER OF ROOMS
42
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Frequently Asked Questions about Rodeway Inn
Which popular attractions are close to Rodeway Inn?
Nearby attractions include Nostalgia City and Museum (0.3 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Rodeway Inn?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a pool, free parking, and a hot tub.
Is parking available at Rodeway Inn?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Rodeway Inn?
Conveniently located restaurants include E-Noodle & Co., Spring Garden Pancake House, and Scooby's Ice Cream Bar & Grill.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Rodeway Inn?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Are there any historical sites close to Rodeway Inn?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Myrtle Beach Colored School Museum (2.3 miles) and Charlie's Place (2.8 miles).