Top 10 Myrtle Beach Hotels - Overall Stay

By emerson • June 30, 2015
Forest Dunes ranked high among our survey correspondents for the location, rates, and great amenities.
Forest Dunes ranked high among our survey correspondents for the location, rates, and great amenities.

More than 1,000 of our loyal fans took the time to rate the resorts and hotels where they’ve spent their vacations in the categories of Clean Property/Rooms, Friendliness of Staff, Pool and Water Features, Kid-Friendly Amenities and Activities, Comfortable Beds, and Overall Stay.

The final category is pretty self-explanatory, so here are the Top 10 Overall properties according to our survey that included over 100 resorts and hotels around the area.

Marriott Resort & Spa at Grande Dunes

8500 Costa Verde Drive, Myrtle Beach SC 29572

AAA has designated this north end resort as a 4-Diamond property for years, so it’s not just our survey responders who think highly of the Marriott. Located within a residential community, the property features stylish rooms with deluxe bedding and bath products, several on-site dining options, concierge desk, fitness center, valet parking, and much more.

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Forest Dunes

5511 N. Ocean Blvd. , Myrtle Beach SC 29577

Located in the low-key Ocean Forest neighborhood, this oceanfront tower is conveniently situated a short drive from attractions like Broadway at the Beach, Pine Lakes Country Club, Coastal Grande Mall, and the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk. Amenities here include free wi-fi and parking, a seaside exercise trail, indoor and outdoor pools, and summer activities for the kids.

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Roxanne Towers

1604 N Ocean Blvd, Myrtle Beach SC 29577

This oceanfront resort continues to be one of downtown Myrtle Beach’s most popular year after year, featuring One and Two-Bedroom Suites as well as Studios. The location is definitely a selling point, with the SkyWheel, Boardwalk, and numerous restaurants and bars within walking distance. The resort also offers complimentary coffee in the morning, free wi-fi, fully-equipped kitchens, oceanfront pools, and a relaxing lazy river.

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Carolina Winds

200 76th Ave N, Myrtle Beach SC 29572

This amenity-rich property features on-site tennis, a game room, spacy oceanfront pool, lazy river and whirlpools, and free wi-fi on a quiet stretch of beach on the north end of Myrtle Beach. Carolina Winds also offers accommodations ranging from One-Bedroom Family Suites to Four-Bedroom Ocean View Penthouses.

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Aqua Beach Inn

1301 Withers Dr, Myrtle Beach SC 29577

There’s no doubt that being able to watch the SkyWheel’s new light show from your balcony at this resort factored in to this downtown Myrtle Beach property’s spot on the list. In addition to the Inn’s location, our survey responders probably also enjoyed modern décor like granite countertops, ceramic tile foyers, and full kitchens in every guest room.

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Hampton Inn & Suites Myrtle Beach Oceanfront

1801 South Ocean Boulevard, Myrtle Beach SC 29577

Located oceanfront on the up-and-coming south end of the Boulevard, the spacious rooms at this resort feature LCD TV’s, microwaves, refrigerators, free wi-fi, and the all-important Hampton bed with feather and down pillows. Amenities include seven pools, two lazy rivers, an on-site full-service spa, free breakfast, and a complimentary airport shuttle.

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Kingston Shores Myrtle Beach

9800 Queensway Blvd, Myrtle Beach SC 29572

A palm tree-lined drive impresses guests and welcomes them to a relaxing and luxurious oceanfront vacation. Options are plentiful when it comes to amenities and accommodations, with numerous on-site dining options, an 82,000 gallon pool complex that ranges from deep water to sand bottom with a connecting channel, and One, Two, and Three-Bedroom condos and suites for guests to choose from.

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Island Vista

6000 N Ocean Blvd, Myrtle Beach SC 29577

Another AAA 4-Diamond resort that was voted into the top 10 by our responders, Island Vista is located oceanfront in a quiet residential neighborhood and features 12 floors of luxurious suites. And with amenities like in-room (or cabana) massage services, a state-of-the-art fitness center, indoor and outdoor Jacuzzis, a tiki bar, and an upscale restaurant, it’s easy to see how Island Vista made the list.

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Springmaid Beach Resort

This 27-acre south end resort is almost like its own little island, complete with a fishing pier, 35,000 square-foot conference center, several restaurants, a miniature golf course, and a secluded atmosphere unlike the frenzy of downtown Myrtle Beach. Plus, Springmaid is located just a quick drive from The Market Common, Myrtle Beach State Park, and the Boardwalk.

Holiday Inn at the Pavilion

1200 N. Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach SC 29577

Those looking to be close to the action should consider a stay this oceanfront resort. The independently-owned Holiday Inn offers quick access to The SkyWheel and Pier 14, as well as rooms furnished with Serta Euro Top mattresses, mahogany tones, silk lampshades, designer tile, and granite countertops. Guests will also enjoy free breakfast, several indoor and outdoor pools, and an oceanfront tropical-themed bar.

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