Myrtle Beach, South Carolina is a true gem in the southeast. If you love hitting the beach, lounging under the sun on golden sand, and eating fresh seafood, this world famous vacation destination will have you coming back year after year. In addition to its great outdoor sites, nightlife, and attractions, the hotels in the area encompass a wide range of fabulous resorts.
Here are our picks on ten of the top hotels in Myrtle Beach.
1. Hilton Garden Inn Myrtle Beach
This three star property is one of the finest among Myrtle Beach hotels and is located just seven miles away from Myrtle Beach State Park and five miles from the Myrtle Beach Convention Center. Hilton Garden Inn Myrtle Beach has a restaurant on site that serves American fare, a bar, and a convenience store that's open 24 hours a day. Other amenities include a fully equipped fitness center, outdoor pool that's open most of the year, and an indoor pool that's open year round.
The rooms there have exclusively designed beds, attractive contemporary decor, cable channels, and large flat screen televisions. Microwaves, minifridges, and complementary Wifi come standard with the rooms. Hilton Garden Inn Myrtle Beach also has larger suites with spa tubs and separate living areas.
Starting nightly rate: $109
2. Ocean 22
Ocean 22 is a modern high rise hotel that's situated less than 15 minutes from an abundance of bars, restaurants, shops, and entertainment on Myrtle Beach's Boardwalk. The rooms have a contemporary style and on-site is a fully equipped gym, indoor and outdoor pools, a lounge and bar area, deli, and poolside bar. Standard rooms are available as well as larger suites with full kitchens, washers, dryers, private balconies, and living rooms.
Starting nightly rate: $139
3. Hampton Inn Myrtle Beach - Broadway at the Beach
This is one of the Myrtle Beach hotels that's apart of the famed Broadway at the Beach complex. The property sports contemporary decor and excellent amenities. During the weekday guests on the go can enjoy breakfast bags, and hot breakfast is served each day of the week. The resort also has a fitness center, indoor pool, outdoor pool, meeting space, and 24 hour business center. The rooms have HD channels, plush beds, mini fridges, and coffeemakers. Upgraded suites have the addition of living rooms and spa tubs.
Starting nightly rate: $119
4. Island Vista Resort
Island Vista Resort is a beachfront property that's less than four miles from Ripley's Aquarium and Pine Lakes Country Club. Spacious rooms and suites are available, with the latter having separate living areas, kitchens, spa tubs, and en suite laundry facilities. The pools on this property are great, and Island Vista Resort also has a tanning lawn and spacious hot tub. Each day activities are scheduled for children between the ages of 5 and 12, and there's also a fitness center. Dining options include a casual restaurant with an ocean view, tiki bar beside one of the pools, and house made pizza.
Starting nightly rate: $129
5. Breakers Myrtle Beach Resort
A short walk away from World Tour Golf Links and the Myrtle Beach Convention Center is Breakers Myrtle Beach Resort. The rooms are attractive and have minifridges, microwaves, and other convenient amenities. Guests can enjoy free tickets to certain local attractions as well as complimentary DVD rentals. In addition, Breakers Myrtle Beach Resort has its own water park with a lazy river, kids' club, sauna, fitness center, Starbucks cafe, and a full service restaurant.
Starting nightly rate: $79
6. Caribbean Resort and Villas
Less than six miles from Myrtle Beach airport and Family Kingdom Amusement Park is Caribbean Resort and Villas, a high rise oceanfront property with well appointed rooms and great service. All of the rooms have balconies, minifridges, and en suite bathrooms, and upgraded suites have living areas with sofa beds, HD TVs, and galley kitchens. Elsewhere at Caribbean Resort and Villas is a selection of indoor and outdoor pools, fun water park, workout room, kid's club, authentic tiki bar, casual eatery, and laundry facilities. Wifi and parking are complimentary.
Starting nightly rate: $74
7. Marina Inn at Grande Dunes
If you're looking to stay in one of the more upscale Myrtle Beach hotels, consider Marina Inn at Grande Dunes. The rooms there are plush with custom linens, large bathrooms, and private terraces. Two excellent golf courses are on-site, and turn-down service is offered. Marina Inn at Grande Dunes' property contains several outdoor pools, an indoor pool, full gym that's open 24/7, and a clubhouse with several restaurants, a private beach, and top entertainment.
Starting nightly rate: $139
8. Anderson Ocean Club And Spa
Anderson Ocean Club And Spa is one of the most renowned Myrtle Beach hotels and is located less than three miles from Pine Lakes Country Club. The interior decor is traditional in style and the hotel offers a wide variety of amenities. A luxe spa is on-site that offers world class services, and guests can also partake in the free mini golf course, fitness center, Wifi internet, and indoor and outdoor pools. A business center is available to guests, and parking is complementary. The rooms contain flat screen televisions, kitchens, dining areas, washers, and dryers.
Starting nightly rate: $146
9. Sheraton Broadway Plantation Resort Villas
Located less than four miles from Family Kingdom Amusement Park and less than two miles from a bevy of boutiques and attractions is Sheraton Broadway Plantation Resort Villas. It's one of many Myrtle Beach hotels with a poolside bar and grill that serves seasonal American cuisine. It also has a fitness center that's open 24/7, sports courts, a business center, and several outdoor pools.
The one bedroom villas at Sheraton Broadway Plantation Resort have kitchenettes, two flat screen televisions, living rooms with sofa beds, and access to complimentary Wifi and parking. Upgraded one and two bedroom villas are also available that have spa tubs, private patios, and private balconies.
Starting nightly rate: $87
10. Kingston Plantation Condos
This spacious beachfront resort property contains 145 acres of gorgeous land. Kingston Plantation Condos is less than ten miles from Myrtle Beach's Boardwalk and Promenade and just over four miles from the Alabama Theater. The resort has nine pools and a water park on site, tennis and sports courts, a full gym, and a business center with 70,000 square feet of space. Kingston Plantation Condos has two restaurants on site, and free shuttle service is available to guests within the area.
The rooms at this hotel have airy and relaxing decor with beautiful ocean views from the balconies. Guests staying in standard rooms get to enjoy free Wifi, televisions, minifridges, coffee makers, and microwaves. The suites at Kingston Plantation Condos have washers, dryers, and full kitchens. Luxurious private houses are also available for reservation.
Starting nightly rate: $174
Written by Garrett Parker
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