Myself, my wife 2 young daughters, mother in law and mentally handicapped aunt traveled up to my wifes other aunts wedding from NW Florida. The Bride to be had booked the motel for us online and paid the deposit because the pictures online looked very nice..needless to say the pics are VERY decieving. We drove up from northwest florida, a 12 hour drive expecting to arrive a nice descent motel. Upon entry to the lobby, you are greated with a horrendous smell of cigarette smoke,the tracking system is a dry erase bored for who has a room and who doesnt. After you recieve your key..yes i said key, they instruct you that you can park in one of two places. Parking lot one you are instructed to go out in the street and there is a tiny drive through...you drive through the ground level of the motel to a small parking lot...my guess holds about 16 vehicles, if your in a full size pickup or moderate size SUV its a squeeze and they instruct you to have a guide when pulling out due to its a blind driveway right out into the highway. The other parking lot is across the street in the grocery store parking lot. Once we got the parking lot situation handled we headed up to our rooms, had two of them and both were on the 3rd floor. My wife and i were fine, but the inlaws had a hard time going up and down the stairs, so I went and requested them a ground room, they got moved to the second floor. So they still had to go down 1 flight of stairs. I unlocked the door,althought it felt like i could put my shoulder into it and forced it open we got in the room.You have to remember to lock the door upon leaving cause they do not auto lock like most modern motels The entire room was damp, the carpet was flat out wet, and there was adjoining doors to the next room. i opened the door, to check and make sure the other door was secure and there was mold all the way around the door jam. I went down once again and complained about the mold and everything being wet, the man at the desk told me they didnt have another room and that it was south carolina and they have high humidity...humidity???? Im from NW florida where we have heat index of 115 with 100% humidity..common. So i went back to our room. The first night was horrible, the mattress felt like you were sleeping on a sheet thrown over springs, luckily we brought our pillows from home cause you might as well not had one. The website also fails to mention the fire station thats about 3 or 4 blocks away so sirens are going all night long. It also seemed like the creatures of the night came out after 9 pm. If I didnt have my CCW i wouldnt have felt secure having my family here. So the next morning we showered,which i feel was designed for a dwarf, Im 5'11 and the shower head was in my chest. After a day of visiting with the family,we came back and our room had not been cleaned and no fresh towels, which there was only two to begin with, i asked the lady for some towels and she informed me that the towels were not inteded for beach or pool use, I told her we had not been to niether and that there was four of us. My wife and i talked it over and were decided to stay somewhere else, however we had prepaid for the stay before checking the place out and they do not give refunds, so we were stuck. None of the rooms are furnished the same, ours did have a small kitchen with a stove microwave and fridge, but all of it was severely outdated. There are two pools on the premises, a large family pool and then a small one for the kiddies, both of them had half of the beach in them. The ONLY compliments i have is the place is cheap, but i guess you get what you pay for. The motel is RIGHT on the beach,but being from the emerald coast, that didnt impress us. The location is great, there is a nice grocery store and a great pizza joint accross the street. I understand the place is privately owned and operated, but its seen its better years, I wonder if its still standing after Irene. As a professional firefighter of 14 years i feel like this place is a fire trap and needs to be condemned. Take you money and stay somewhere else,if yiou insist on staying here try to check out a few rooms before you stay.