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Castaway Beach Inn

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Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed 16 May 2016

This place is pretty rough, but beggars can't be choosers and when you wait til the last minute to book, this is what happens. The location was great and the outdoor tiki bar was a big plus. Could not beat being so close to the beach. This place is in need of serious renovations but the sheets were clean and...

1Thank dawnwilkins
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Reviewed 16 May 2016

We had a pool front room that over looked the pool and tiki bar. wasn't noisy and beds were clean an relaxing. The staff was good and friendly. place was clean. would stay here again and would tell friends to stay here.

Thank Wm_Haws
Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

Staff is very pleasant and accommodating. Pool very clean. They have an awesome new tiki bar and the bartender Will is incredible!! Made us watermelon margaritas, mojitos etc that we enjoyed everyday! Thank you Will for the delightful conversation and making our stay 5 stars even in the rain!

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Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

I was really upset and offended by this Inn. Check in was easy, Michelle in the front desk is great, but our room... This place shouldn't even give their 208 room to customers even for $10. First, it smelled terrible!!! The doors are broken, looks like someone tried to forcefully open it. Second, BED BUGS!!! I tried to call the...

1Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Travelers Rest, South Carolina
Reviewed 26 April 2016

We were located on the third floor facing the ocean. We are a family of four with two small children. The room itself had a kitchenette with a full sized fridge, microwave, stove, and kitchen accessories. It had two beds, a couch, and a table set, and chairs on the balcony. There was wifi, a heated pool, a lazy river,...

1Thank Amanda V
Toccoa, Georgia
Reviewed 15 April 2016

Room was clean a pleasant. We had no complaints. We plan on coming back next year and make this a regular thing. Nice kitchenette and bathroom. Large sleeping room and lounge combination. We had to leave one day early due to medidal reasons and they gladly refunded the night we could not use. Any negative reviews are from those who...

1Thank DandNTubbs
Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

Decent hotel. Good for a budget. great location. Free coffee was nice. Our beds didn't get made daily which I prefer the privacy anyway so that was nice. The pool was great as it stayed heated. The walls were thin, we could hear the families beside us but the bed was okay comfortable and there was always hot water.

1Thank Traveler50511
Catasauqua, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 31 March 2016

Saw their listing on Expedia and thought I would book direct with them. Was told that it would be more booking directly. My real problem was this, I don't object to the additional price but they wouldn't do anything more than guarantee a room type, while I wanted to book a second or third floor room with an ocean view....

Thank Scott R
Reviewed 22 March 2016 via mobile

I came to town to visit my sick nephew and his family. I booked two nights but was unable to stay the second night (still working with trip advisor for a refund). This motel was moldy (I have allergies). It was dirty and smelly and very dated. I was woken by yelling and doors slams at 1am. It was so...

2Thank Jamie P
Grover, North Carolina
Reviewed 25 October 2015

We had a great time first trip to the beach in fifteen years staff was friendly and helpful great view of ocean will be back for sure next year good Lord willing was too loud our last night just a two minute walk to the beach

2Thank harley20062015

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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: $72 - $209 (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!”
 of 5 bubbles 3Smiths, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Beautiful ocean view.”
 of 5 bubbles drwes401956, 14 Oct 2016 | Read review
“cheap price, kitchenette in horrible condition.”
 of 5 bubbles sharonpQ4449YI, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Beach Side is Near the Bar”
 of 5 bubbles K6455MNamandas, 30 Jul 2016 | Read review
“3rd floor for the best view. Ground floor with make your balcony pool front and loud.”
 of 5 bubbles justing917, 19 Jul 2016 | Read review
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