Just Like New: Myrtle Beach Hotels with renovations you won’t want to miss!

By Marissa Polascak • May 16, 2016
The Town Center at Beach Cove Resort is a new addition featuring amenities such as the Winner's Circle Arcade.
The Town Center at Beach Cove Resort is a new addition featuring amenities such as the Winner's Circle Arcade.

Myrtle Beach is home to an array of hotels and resorts that see a huge amount of foot traffic each year. Time, along with the large number of vacationers who visit these Myrtle Beach properties, can often cause reason for property renovations. In addition, some hotels that have been open for a long time will go through renovations in order to spruce up their look.

Recently, some major Myrtle Beach hotels and resorts went through renovations to improve the overall experience for visitors. Check out this list to see what’s new at your favorite property:

Bay View Resort

Bay View Resort


504 North Ocean Blvd, Myrtle Beach South Carolina 29577

Located on the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk, Bay View Resort is a popular property among visitors to the Myrtle Beach area. Recently, this oceanfront property made some changes to improve vacation experience for their guests. Not only did they make outside changes such as resurfacing their Jacuzzi and lazy river, but Bay View Resort has also added new carpet and framed bathroom mirrors in each unit. In the near future, Bay View Resort has plans to refurbish all of the elevators on property.

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Beach Cove Resort

Beach Cove Resort


4800 S Ocean Blvd, North Myrtle Beach SC 29582

In September 2015, Beach Cove Resort announced the grand opening of their new Town Center. The oceanfront Town Center was designed as a family-friendly space to enhance the vacation experience at Beach Cove Resort. The Town Center is home to the Grab N’ Go Grill & Coffee Bar, Winner’s Circle Arcade, and the Tipsy Turtle Beach Bar. Beach Cove’s Town Center is open from 7 am until midnight daily, but these hours may vary depending on the season.

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The Breakers Resort Myrtle Beach

The Breakers Resort Myrtle Beach


2100 N. Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach SC 29577

Breakers Resort is an oceanfront property that boasts a variety of unit types and amenities. The accommodations at Breakers Resort include all of the in-suite amenities to make you feel right at home, and now they also feature brand new white linens. The Breakers Resort is home to several water features such as the kid's pirate ship, which will soon be renovated into a new interactive water feature with water cannons and water slides.

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Caribbean Resort & Villas

Caribbean Resort & Villas


3000 N. Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach SC 29577

The Caribbean Resort is making tons of changes for the 2016 season! If you're staying at Caribbean Resort this summer, you will find extensions to the front desk, new crown molding in the Dominican tower, and new kitchen backsplashes in the Cayman tower. In addition, the Caribbean resort has added new pavers in the water park, a new wooden pool deck, a new fire pit, and new outside furniture. And, this coming June, the property will be welcoming a new spa!

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Compass Cove Resort

Compass Cove Resort


2311 South Ocean Blvd, Myrtle Beach South Carolina 29577

Compass Cove Resort is an amenity-rich property that has made some changes recently. The resort has opened Compass Joe in the Pinnacle Building, which serves Starbucks Coffee. Also, Compass Cove has renovated their Harbor Gift Shop.

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Crown Reef Beach Resort & Waterpark

Crown Reef Beach Resort & Waterpark


2913 S Ocean Blvd, Myrtle Beach SC 29577

Crown Reef Beach Resort made a ton of changes to their property back in 2014. After Vacation Myrtle Beach acquired Crown Reef back in August of 2013, it was time for some renovations to happen. Crown Reef was given some Room Refreshing in the winter of 2013 into the early spring of 2014. After, the Town Center was opened, which is a lounge and community area that features Swirl Ice Cream and Sweet Shop, Loco Gecko Beach Shak Restaurant, Grab n’Go Grill and Coffee Bar, Game On! And Winner’s Circle.  On July 4, 2014, Crown Reef opened a new waterpark, too! Since those renovations, a new gift shop has been added, the pool bar has been renovated, a sun deck was opened, the lobby at the conference center was redone, and a new state-of-the-art fitness center was placed in Tower 2, along with a new laundry facility.

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Landmark Resort

Landmark Resort


1501 S Ocean Blvd, Myrtle Beach SC 29577

Landmark Resort recently decided to renovate their indoor and outdoor pool areas for guests to enjoy for the 2016 summer season. Changes to the outdoor pool area included the installation of an outdoor observation deck, which overlooks the ocean as well as the resort’s lazy river. In addition, the outdoor pool area was resurfaced with brick pavers, and new landscaping was added including new palm trees. New tiki huts were also installed in the outdoor pool area.

The indoor pool area was also overhauled at Landmark Resort. The floor of the pool area was retiled with brick pavers, adding a touch of modern style. Also, Landmark Resort also added more fountains along the back wall to create a more relaxing atmosphere. These new fountains work hand-in-hand with the gorgeous blue tiled fountain in the middle of the pool. The property also replaced the retractable pool cover, which now allows natural light to heat the pool area.

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Long Bay Resort

Long Bay Resort


7200 N. Ocean Blvd, Myrtle Beach SC 29577

Long Bay Resort is home to 286 oceanfront units which range in size and can accommodate different groups. Each year, Long Bay Resort attracts a large number of vacationers, and this year the property is making changes to make your vacation even better. For added fun, Long Bay has opened a new putt putt course on the 5th floor sun deck. As far as in-room changes are concerned, Long Bay Resort has repleaced mattresses and installed new lighting in the North and South buildings. In the Savoy building, they took down wall paper, knocked down walls, and replaced kitchens and bathrooms with new granite and vanities. Also, in the three-bedroom units, Long Bay took down wallpaper, knocked down walls, added new sofas, and flattened the ceilings.

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Ocean Reef Resort

Ocean Reef Resort


7100 N. Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach SC 29572

Ocean Reef Resort made a bunch of changes for the 2016 season. The property has renovated all of their oceanfront bathrooms and have made several changes to the pool area. The pool area renovations include a new towel hut in the outdoor pool area, oudoor bathrooms in the pool area, new pavers, and the resort has removed a concrete wall and metal fence to open up the pool area. In addition, Ocean Reef has removed the saunas in the banquet hall bathrooms to make room for more stalls.

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Paradise Resort

Paradise Resort


2201 South Ocean Boulevard, Myrtle Beach South Carolina 29577

Paradise Resort offers easy access to the best attraction in Myrtle Beach, which is the ocean! This property has made some changes to add to the benefits of staying here. Paradise Resort has added brand new carpet in each unit to make you feel more at home. In addition, the resort has built a new beach access, extended pavers on their pool deck, and resurfaced the lazy river.

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The Strand

The Strand


2700 N. Ocean Blvd, Myrtle Beach SC 29577

The Strand is a new boutique hotel that was formerly the Breakers Boutique Tower.  This newly renovated property opened its doors as The Strand in 2015. The rooms at The Strand were remodeled and renovated from the old Breakers Boutique Tower design to a more modern feel. This property also opened a new bar called The Strand Bar, where guests can relax and grab a cocktail. Guests who book their stay at The Strand can also now enjoy free daily continental breakfast.

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