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“ANNIVERSAY/BIRTHDAY FROM HELL....”

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South Seas Oceanfront Family Resort
Ranked #3 of 9 Myrtle Beach B&B and Inns
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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“ANNIVERSAY/BIRTHDAY FROM HELL....”
Reviewed July 11, 2011

We had a bad experience with Polynesian Beach Resort; therefore, we checked out before staying & came over to the South Seas Resort. We checked in, sprayed the beds for dust mites & left for dinner because July 11th was our 8th Anniversary....we returned about 10ish & came to our room, I was in the bathroom & saw a roach in the kitchen area....I called my husband to come & see if that was indeed what I was seeing...as he was killing that one I saw a baby roach in the tub....when he moved the shower curtain there was more of them in the tub....we Immediately loaded our stuff up to leave, my husband stopped in the office to let them know we needed a refund because the room had roaches and we were not going to spend $550+ to be there & could risk the chance of taking roaches home....the manager was obnoxious on the phone with my husband (because she was at the store with her children) & told him she'll be back on the property in 20 minutes....first thing out of her mouth was she'll refund us the money for the other days (we were scheduled to stay 7/11 -7/16); but, we wasn't getting anything back for the day we checked In...
I strongly suggest you overlook these two businesses if you need to stay for any reason in Myrtle Beach, SC...Both establishments have poor management!!

Room Tip: Do Not Stay Here
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  • Stayed July 2011, traveled with family
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed June 15, 2011

From the point of view of a travel agent , this hotel was standard. I would not send any of my clients here without proper notification of the facility. We left late at night due to my companions' schedules. We arrived in Myrtle Beach around 3 am and this was the only hotel that had availability and had an open office for check in. The staff was trying to leave, the doors were locked but they opened back up for us to be able to check in. The front desk staff was nice considering the wee morning hours I spoke with them. We had a room with two queen beds, a kitchenette, and a "oceanview" balcony. Keeping in mind that oceanview can mean, oceanview or it can mean a small sight of the ocean. Basically this was a lean over the railing and break your neck to see the ocean, view. The room was clean; it was a smoking room so the sheets had cigarette burns on them. Being a smoker the smell in the room didn't bother me however, a non-smoker would have probably been offended. The front desk staff also smoked in the lobby. Now for the downside of things-- Our kitchen had about one of each dish, 1 fork, 1 plate, 1 small pot, etc. There weren't enough dishes to actually cook a meal much less eat a take out meal. I was disapointed in the kitchen. It had everything we would need except dishes. If staying here, I would recommend bringing plasticware and some cookware. We also only had one towel in the bathroom with 3 adults in the room. We requested more several times and they finally brought them the morning we left. We ended up going to a Wings Beach store and purchasing towels to shower with. The staff took the one towel we had so we did not have one single towel for 3 full days from the hotel. They were at maximum capacity so I can understand that they were short on things of that nature but understand we didn't have towels! All in all it was a good stay, there were some small repairs and adjustments that needed to be made but the staff overall was friendly, the room was clean, and it was right on the beach for a reasonable price. I would stay here again but it is definitely more for the budget-moderately priced travler. Definitely not a resort, does have a pool but it isn't heated.

Thanks for your kindness on such a busy weekend, all in all a great trip.

Room Tip: avoid sideview or oceanview. always go oceanfront.
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  • Stayed June 2011, traveled with friends
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed April 17, 2011

me and my family went there this weekend and its was horriable. The floors were dirty they said they had a heated pool and it wasnt workn they didnt even have windows around the pool they didnt even have a telephone in the room what if it was an emergency we couldnt call anyone..... It was my family of 5 and my sis and brutha n law family of 4 the kids had 2 swim n the neighbors pool cause of false advertisment wit the pool we called and asked them about a refund they said it will be 14 days b4 we got our money back..... They use to be one of my favs....hunnie they can cancel that they will never get anymore of our money again..... Oooooh yea b4 i forget my sis pulled the bed bac to plug up her laptop and printer and found trash behind the bed that smelled like it has been there for yearrrrs they are nasty like i said never again i guess you get what u pay 4................TRASH!!!!!!!!!

  • Stayed April 2011
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  • Stayed August 2010, traveled with family
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  • Stayed July 2010, traveled with family
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Reviewed July 23, 2010

These people claimed when I made the reservation that I would get my $50 cash deposit back at the end of my stay if there was no damage to the room since I was only 18 years old and renting the room with another friend. There is no one at the hotel office that will give you a straight answer. No one answers the phone. I was told when I finally got someone on the phone that they will mail my deposit back to me and since that time I have only been lied to. No one seems to know who is in charge and what happened to my deposit. They were so rude that they hung up on my mother when she called to talk to someone. They do not return calls and they should be upfront and honest before making promises that they do not intend to keep. So if this is the customer service that I got from this hotel - What do you think you will receive?

  • Stayed June 2010
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8 Thank rrkeziah
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Columbia, South Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed July 20, 2010

I just read the comment of another person.I would like to say that we enjoyed our stay at the South Seas.Everyone was so nice to my family.We got a real good deal and it was very close to Family Kingdom.I think everyone went out their way to make sure thier guest were happy!!!I will tell all my friends to stay:)

  • Stayed July 2010, traveled with family
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Property: South Seas Oceanfront Family Resort
Address: 1007 S Ocean Blvd, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577-4441
Location: United States > South Carolina > Coastal South Carolina > Myrtle Beach
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Ranked #3 of 9 B&Bs / Inns in Myrtle Beach
Number of rooms: 73
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South Seas Oceanfront Family Hotel Myrtle Beach

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