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The Breakers Resort
Ranked #28 of 217 Hotels in Myrtle Beach
Certificate of Excellence
Gainesville, Georgia
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45 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Great for a family.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2013 via mobile

We chose to reserve a two room suite because we travelled to SC for a cheer competition. We were booked at the North Boutique and the room worked out well. We were disappointed because the inside, heated pool is located at another Breakers property and we had to drive to get to it. It rained fairly hard during our stay and our sliding glass doors in our living area leaked horribly. We had a fantastic view of the beach in our room and it was nice to be able to awaken to the beautiful scenery. The free continental breakfast was a nice touch and perfect since we were on a tight. Schedule. I would recommend the Breakers resorts but do your homework and figure out which property has the amenities that you need.

Stayed March 2013, traveled with family
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013

We go to Myrtle Beach about 5 times a year and the Breakers is the only place we stay. Its centeraly located for everything we like to do.The staff is very helpful and have an answer for every question I have ever asked. We have never had a bad experience at the Breakers.Rooms are clean and nicely furnished.

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Manager2006, Guest Relations Manager at The Breakers Resort, responded to this review, March 28, 2013
Thank you for your review and your continued choice in choosing The Breakers Resort as your destination hotel in Myrtle Beach!
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Port Perry, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2013

Our family has stayed at this hotel for 2 years in a row now. We are from Canada and we stayed during our March Break. The drive to South Carolina from the GTA is about 16-17 hours. The staff at this hotel are all very professional and helpful. Aaron at the front desk was extra helpful at finding us an appropriate room when we had issues with our booking. The lazy river, pools and hot tubs are a lot of fun for younger children and parents. Be sure to take note of which building you are booked in as The Breakers have quite a few buildings along the strip as well as the North Tower up a few blocks and the larger pool complex is in the furthest building to the south.The Paradise Tower is best for families and you won't be disappointed with the views from the ocean front rooms in the upper floors of this tower.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled with family
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Manager2006, Guest Relations Manager at The Breakers Resort, responded to this review, March 28, 2013
We are happy to hear that The Breakers has been your hotel choice for the past two years. Thank you for taking the time to write a review. It is great to hear that about our staff as we work hard to ensure all guests are treated with great hospitality and any issues that may arise are taken care in a professional manner. We look forward to seeing you again.
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Spring Lake, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

Checked into the Hotel March 21, 2013 and to my surprise despite being told by their offsite 800 service all amenties (bar,indoor pool, lazy river, and resturant) were all within hotel this is not true. Breakers have several properties and we were sent off six blocks away to the north tower. Before departing I ask the short tempered young male co-working the desk whether the hotels were the same and said "Both hotels are identical." If you were guessing where this story is going, you're correct if you guessed down the drain. Check into North Tower: no indoor pool, no lazy river, no resturant, and no bar. So we had to hoof it six blocks in pouring rain for three days to enjoy any of the amenties. No shuttle provided. Friday, a self protrayed manager hears our tale at the main hotel parrot club bar. Tells us he'll work on fixing the problem and listening to 800 reservation tapes of our booking and perhaps get us some complimentatary greens fees provided we pay for cart or get us room changes. Sounded like a reasonable offer. But phase two of the ruse just took place as we never saw him again or heard from him until we were drying off in the lobby and he walked in only to do a military style about face when he saw us and did an "irish exit." Despite have mulitple rooms and being checked in a day or two before the hundreds of cheerleading families arrived we were provided one concession for being a vicitm of the hotel bait and switch..We we allowed an extra hour for check out for an additional $16 and change.

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  • Stayed March 2013, traveled with friends
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Faison, North Carolina
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2013

My husband and I always celebrate our anniversary each year Myrtle Beach. This year I chose Breakers Resort to stay in and when I got there I realize we had stayed there when our boys were younger. Everything was nice. Parking wasn't as bad as it sounded. We always parked across the street with no problems. What I am most impressed with is the fact that I had left my timberlands in the room when I left on Sunday. Did not think about it until Thursday and I called them immediately. Af first I thought it was too late and they are probably gone but they referred me to lost and found person and told me to call back in the morning. And I called back and she took all of my informantion and said she would call me back. And she did and they sent them to me. For that I give Breakers a A. Thank you Breakers Staff

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
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Manager2006, Guest Relations Manager at The Breakers Resort, responded to this review, March 25, 2013
First off, we hope you had a great anniversary! We are pleased to hear that you received your shoes back. We hope you will decide to return to the Breakers the next time you return to Myrtle Beach!
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Washington, DC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2013

Our family had a great time at The Breakers. We booked a 2-bedroom oceanfront suite in the Paradise Tower. We requested a high floor for better views, and ended up on the 19th floor in an end unit. It was great to not only have nice ocean views from our balcony, but also ocean and city views from the side of our living room through the floor-to-ceiling windows. We could even see the sunset out the side windows.
The room was very clean and comfortable. The living room/dining area was spacious, the full kitchen had most of what we needed as far as cookware and tableware, and the beds were comfortable. As it was off-season, it was a bit chilly, so our toddler really enjoyed the indoor pool area. We liked that it wasn't just one pool, but several pools, hot tubs, and a lazy river, all indoors, so we could enjoy no matter what the weather. The pool area was well-maintained, with staff constantly around picking up and refilling the towels.
Service was friendly and helpful. Parking is convenient in a garage right across the street. The location was very good, across from a Starbucks and Ben and Jerry's and walking distance to a lot of places. Prices were very reasonable, as it was off-season.
We would definitely return if we were in Myrtle Beach again.

Room Tip: We loved the Paradise Tower. It's convenient to the indoor pool complex.
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  • Stayed March 2013, traveled with family
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Manager2006, Guest Relations Manager at The Breakers Resort, responded to this review, March 25, 2013
Thank you for your review. We are pleased to hear that you and your family enjoyed yourselves. If you get to return to the beach, we hope it'll be warmer and you can take advantage of all our outdoor amenities.
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2013

We booked a week at The Breakers Resort and breakfast for all 7 mornings at Papa's across the street. We initially had the entire week in room 679 Paradise Tower, but were disappointed in the room. Firstly, our queen size bed clunked when anyone moved ( broken box spring), the sleeper sofa was well worn and the chair in the living area was not fit to sit in. We asked the front desk for a cover for the chair, which we never received. After 3 nights we asked the front desk if we could move rooms, as we were ready to ditch the hotel all together as we had 3 sleepless nights due to the clunky box spring. We were moved to room 544 Palms tower, although this unit is well dated ( 80's decor) it was clean, furnishings were in good conditon and it had an excellent view. The housekeeping was excellent. Breakfast was well worth the price at Papa's, if you prepay it is $8.00 pp.
We prepaid for the entire stay upon arrival, when asked if we were to leave early we were told that we would not receive any refund for nights not used. This is the first time we needed to prepay upon arrival, especially when I had already paid a deposit.
The Breakers is in an excellent location, though the rooms are really showing their age and wear.

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  • Stayed March 2013, traveled with family
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Manager2006, Guest Relations Manager at The Breakers Resort, responded to this review, March 25, 2013
Thank you for taking the time to write a review on your recent stay. Although we are disappointed that your stay started off a little rough, we are please that you were able to enjoy the rest of your stay in a different room. The Paradise unit has since been repaired. In the off-season, we continually update our rooms one building at a time. While the Palms building was renovated in 2008, it is slated for updating next off-season. We hope you will consider staying at the Breakers on your next trip to the beach.
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Property: The Breakers Resort
Address: 2006 N Ocean Blvd, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577-3222
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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 Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#9 Top resorts Hotel in Myrtle Beach
#16 Best Value Hotel in Myrtle Beach
#19 Romantic Hotel in Myrtle Beach
#21 Business Hotel in Myrtle Beach
#22 On the Beach Hotel in Myrtle Beach
#23 Family Hotel in Myrtle Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — The Breakers Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 648
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
With a perfect oceanfront location, convenient central location, long-standing tradition of having only the finest staff and service, ultra-modern and varied accommodations and super-fun activities right on the grounds, The Breakers Resort is the perfect location for a family or golf vacation. Planning a meeting or wedding? Our oceanfront location is the ideal spot for your special event. The resort is within walking distance of the the Myrtle Beach Convention Center and a variety of restaurants and shops. Voted 2009 Best of the Beach - Overall Hotel the Breakers Resort has been a visitors' favorite for over 70 years. ... more   less 
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