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Holiday Inn at the Pavilion
Ranked #13 of 209 Hotels in Myrtle Beach
Certificate of Excellence
Alabama
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40 reviews
11 hotel reviews
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“Stay Here For the Location”
Reviewed July 10, 2013 via mobile

We stayed here during the week of the 4th of July. The location is excellent. So nice to be able to walk right out on the boardwalk.
The parking is a nightmare! They give you a parking pass, what good that does, because it seems the public uses their parking lots more than the guests at the motel. The parking lots are not monitored so the public can use the lots without any problem. There are signs posted that the parking lots are for holiday inn guests an that your vehicle will be towed if you don't display a parking pass. But since they don't have security monitoring the parking lot, the posted signs are a joke!
On arrival at the holiday inn, check in time is at 3p.m. We were there at this time. We were told our room was not ready but it was guaranteed to be ready by 3:30.
3:30 rolled around an our room was still not ready. By 4:00 it was ready. Due to the inconvenience, the front desk gave us a coupon for two free drinks from the beach bar.
The continental breakfast is not very appealing. Unless you like junk food for breakfast. Mini muffins, mini bagels, small waffles. The fruit cocktail poured into a big bowl, I have never seen that before at a continental breakfast. The most nutritious thing being served was raisin bran and Cheerios cereal.
The holiday inn was very clean and the staff very friendly. They do need better security for the parking lots. Plus we witnessed a episode at the pool where people were using the pool that weren't guests at the motel.The bartender at the beach bar realized what was going on and ran them off. These things are unfair for the
paying guests.

  • Stayed July 2013
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Schwenksville, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed July 9, 2013

We stayed in the King Suite for 4 nights. It was great to have two separate rooms because in our group were two adults and two teenagers. The teens loved the bed that was in the wall. They had their own AC and TV and we had our own AC and TV in the bedroom. We flew in so we loved the full size lounge chairs in front of the hotel. Loved the pool bar, especially Carolina Crush drinks. We visited Broadway at the Beach and the person manning the information desk was so friendly and helpful. She told us where to go and gave us discount coupons to retailers there. We took a cab from the airport to the hotel and he let us stop at Walmart for food. We also took a cab to the Broadway place and it was about $20 round trip. Location of hotel is fantastic to be in walking distance of the activity - especially for teens to go off by themselves. There is THE BEST restaurant across from the hotel called Beach House. The food was great and it's a neat place. Nice to have a small convenience store as well next to the hotel. Everyone at the front desk was very pleasant and really helpful. The service staff were always happy to help us too. The front desk immediately offered to arrange our cab service back to the airport. Room was spacious. Door did stick but it was fine. View from top floor balcony on the corner was awesome. We actually felt like we had two balconies since the front of the hotel also has a balcony. Overall a very nice visit. Thanks!

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled with friends
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Reviewed July 9, 2013

My family had a great time, and hope to return. Everything was close to the building. Rooms were very clean, and the staff was excellent. Wish my stay could have been longer. Next year we plan on staying in the same place or one of their other places. I have heard great things about them as well.

  • Stayed July 2013
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Easley, South Carolina
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Reviewed July 7, 2013

We paid the average, top dollar price that all the hotels were asking during our stay. The parking is terrible. We had to park 3blocks away several times. Those parking lots are in dark, sketchy areas. First of all, the door was so hard to open and shut. You had to really push to open it and when you closed it from the inside you had to use your foot to slam it. Two lights didn't work and we had to ask for bulbs. The phone, phone cord, night stand, and area around all that was so nasty, sticky. The pool area was average. Seemed clean enough. The breakfast was pretty weak. Two kinds of cereal, milk, apple juice, bread, bagels, apples, fruit cocktail, oatmeal. It had a toaster and microwave. The area to eat only had 6 tables. It was packed. Usually in a hotel I don't worry too much about wearing my shoes the whole time...but here I did. Overall it was okay, but it didn't seem that great to me. It seemed more like roach coach quality for more money. I've added it to the list of places NOT to stay for me.

Room Tip: Don't get any in building that is separate from the main building. It does not have an elevator.
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  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with family
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North Carolina
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Reviewed July 7, 2013

We like staying there . The house keeping weren't as friendly as in the past but overall enjoy staying there always . The breakfast we like too. For us the location is great . And we like staying on the higher floors so we can see town and the beach .

  • Stayed July 2013
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Moseley, Virginia
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Reviewed July 7, 2013

Just stayed here with my wife and 3 children ages 5' 4 & 3. Room is about what you would expect for a hotel of this age. Clean and maintained but in need of renovations. Floors sagging in our unit but everything was clean and worked well. No lack of hot water at this place. Breakfast buffet was donuts, waffles, pastries, cereal with juices and coffee. We actually did it 5 mornings. Perfect for my children. Indoor pool got crowded in afternoons when everyone came in off the beach. Nice to have a large indoor and outdoor pool though. Baby pool and lazy river also. Nice cabana that serves drinks outdoors. Front desk answered phone quickly and maid service was good. Within easy walking distance of pier 14 and plyler park as well as what is left of the old pavilion amusement park. We didn't hear to much noise but you do hear some noise from the cruisers in north ocean boulevard. Overall, I cannot complain as we had a great oceanfront view. When they get around to redoing the carpets and bedding, the place will be much better than average. Worth a hard look but remember it is old.

  • Stayed July 2013
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Sparta
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Reviewed July 6, 2013

We had a great time. The staff was amazing. Thank you all so much ! We would like to thank the owner of the Fear Knot for the free cruse, Captain Ron & Zack were great to answer all of our questions. WE want to thank Wilma @ the hotel for going above and beyond to help use. Thanks to all We look forward to coming next year Thank You; The Smith"s .

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  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
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Property: Holiday Inn at the Pavilion
Address: 1200 N Ocean Blvd, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577-3757
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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 Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#4 Top resorts Hotel in Myrtle Beach
#9 On the Beach Hotel in Myrtle Beach
#10 Romantic Hotel in Myrtle Beach
#10 Family Hotel in Myrtle Beach
#11 Business Hotel in Myrtle Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn at the Pavilion 3*
Number of rooms: 138
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Holiday Inn at the Pavilion has it all. It is a direct Oceanfront Resort and offers newly remodeled rooms, efficiencies and suites.Enjoy our Free daily continental breakfast and our 5 Indoor and outdoor pools, as well as one of the best locations in the Myrtle Beach area. The only AAA 3 diamond Resort Located directly on the new downtown area Boardwalk's prestigious North End, with Restaurants, Night Life, Broadway at the Beach and the Convention center are all minutes from your door. Directly adjacent to the new 12 Million Sky Wheel, featuring the largest wheel east of the Mississippi, a Jimmy Buffett Land Shark Bar & GrilL and all the Free Daily Hot Summer Nights events offered during June, July & August next door at Plyler Park. ... more   less 
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