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Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

The location and the price was unbeatable. The place is old and rundown and moldy. Its biggwr than i expected with a full kitchen and dishes. So for being right on the water for that price ill book again.

Thank Oren R
Elkin, North Carolina
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Overall this was a good motel. Room was clean, outside of motel was a little run down. Only really problem that I had with the motel was the housekeeping ladies. They would yell, fuss, fight, talk about each other. Didn't matter who was around.

1Thank Jennifer B
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

The bar is not a swim up bar but is right next to the pool. Very friendly bartenders and yummy food. The rooms are a little scary as this place is older but the staff is very accommodating. It's in a good location to do touristy things such as Barefoot Landing.

1Thank Lisa U
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

First time visitors. We stayed on the 3rd floor. Awesome view of the ocean from our balcony. Room was dated but very clean and roomy. Full sized fridge, microwave and stove. Staff was very friendly and helpful. Pool and bar area are updated and very nice. Loved the fact that it wasn't as busy on the beach as in Myrtle...

1Thank Emily H
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Very old hotel however our room was clean the side view was just about useless. Very nice people working there. I will not stay again as people smoking all over belcony very dirty outside of room, cigarette butts and smached roaches everywhere. I will say it was quiet at night.Price was high 150.00 per night for this hotel however it...

Thank Carrie C
Reviewed 30 July 2016

(7/30/2016) I would give this place 0 stars if I could. When we called ahead we were told the rooms were renovated (not true). How disappointing for our family who has saved for this trip. I only wish I could post pictures of our room. No covers on the outlets, hole in the wall, old/ dirty blinds, a wrestling sticker...

1Thank Amanda S
Reviewed 26 July 2016

I booked a room for the 20-24th of July . I checked the website repeatedly trying to make sure this was the right place for my family's first vacation. I have a 10 month old and brought my mom with my fiance and I. The pictures on the website are apparently from a strict show room that no one ever...

5Thank markita a
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

To begin with the front desk receptionist, Michelle, was extremely nice and accommodating. She made or stay comfortable and special. Our room was so clean and prepared wonderfully. I stayed in room 203 which had a wonderful ocean view. The pool area was fun with a bar and restaurant area right next to it. If you have kids just know...

5Thank Dannielle K
Durham, North Carolina
Reviewed 19 July 2016

We stayed here for 3 nights last week. We were on the 3rd floor and had a good view of the ocean and the pool. Our room was clean with no bugs as other reviews stated. The fridge was large for a hotel and very clean. Our cleaning lady was very nice (Sam I believe) and always asked if we...

Asheville, North Carolina, United States
Reviewed 18 July 2016

After a week at a condo in Garden City we decided to stay one night at the Castaway before heading home. We weren't ready to leave. Well, nothing will make you ready to leave your vacation like booking a sub-par place to stay at the end. The hotel is right on the beach (though we could only see the pool...

1Thank Courtney D

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Castaway Beach Inn

Address: 1717 S Ocean Blvd, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582 (Formerly By the Sea Motel)
Region: United States > South Carolina > Coastal South Carolina > North Myrtle Beach
Price Range: $74 - $214 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Castaway Beach Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 48
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Also Known As:
By The Sea Hotel North Myrtle Beach
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#14 On the Beach Hotel in North Myrtle Beach
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“309 was perfect, on the end of the building, no obstructions, and at the stairs!”
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