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South of the Border

I-95 at US 301/501, Dillon, SC 29547
+1 843-774-2411
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A novelty to see

I was surprised to see how large South of the Border has become as it's been a few years since my... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
audiobabe
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Scotch Plains, New Jersey
Met family here

Stayed at the motel as it was advertised as being recently remodeled. What a let down. The AC... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bchcomber49
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Hawthorne, Florida, United States
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I-95 at US 301/501, Dillon, SC 29547
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+1 843-774-2411
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"stretch your legs"
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"roadside attraction"
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"reptile exhibit"
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"souvenir shop"
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"road trip"
in 22 reviews
"fun place to stop"
in 10 reviews
"t shirts"
in 18 reviews
"road side"
in 8 reviews
"mini golf"
in 16 reviews
"worth a stop"
in 14 reviews
"bumper stickers"
in 11 reviews
"motor inn"
in 12 reviews
"tamales"
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"sombrero"
in 74 reviews
"statues"
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"neon"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was surprised to see how large South of the Border has become as it's been a few years since my last visit. However, I was extremely disappointed to see how dirty the restrooms were at 2 different stores early on a Sunday morning. The...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at the motel as it was advertised as being recently remodeled. What a let down. The AC didn't work, set on 50 but was 80 in the room. I had driven all night and was too tired to ask for another room. The room...More

3  Thank Bchcomber49
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is pretty neat. Typical tourist area but a cool place to check and take a whiz. I do recommend the reptile place. It was pretty darn cool! Plenty of alligators and snakes!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband loves the trinkets he can find at South of the Boarder. This time, we decided to take our one year old in to see the reptiles. It was $8 per adult and our little guy was free. It was much better then I...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I were on the last night of our 9-day roadtrip, and stopped here. We had a fun time checking out all of the sights of the world-famous South of the Border, and then got a room at the attached motor inn. The...More

Thank Steve T
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

South of The Border... I had heard the stories, but truly didn't think it was as crazy as everyone had told me it was. It is janky, but in all the best ways possible! You know when something is so bad, its good? Or its...More

1  Thank yourreviewlady
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place reminds me of the tourist traps that dotted Route 66 going to California back in the early 60's. Everyone had a "theme" & was filled with the same trinket junk.Shot glasses,coffee mugs of all sizes,hats & shirts all with the place's name on...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had fun walking around. Ate and slept at campground. Had fun looking in souvenir shop. Campground was immaculate and what a deal!!

Thank feezdah
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Through the years we stopped here multiple times. Many times to shop for fireworks or trinkets. A couple of times - to eat. Eating here may satisfy your hunger but food is always less than average with rather poor presentation and in venues with questionable...More

3  Thank podrozniczka60
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was traveling up and down on I-95 for vacation and took a stop here. Not everything is open all the time so if you're interested in something in particular, you need to check the hours. It's definitely a tourist trap with activities / things to...More

2  Thank Eva C
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David P
24 June 2018|
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Response from debbie w | Property representative |
Hello David, In regards to your question about the rides. We are in the process of trying to get them open now. We are hoping that they will be up and running by fourth of July 2018. Thank you.
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auditoriii
17 April 2018|
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Response from Leo B | Reviewed this property |
They have a bar on their resort property, there are also several bars within a mile to 2 miles of the hotel.
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Lani H
14 December 2017|
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Response from copperdragon66 | Reviewed this property |
Looking around, it's clear that at one time they had more. There's a dilapidated area with amusement rides for instance, but it looks like the rides haven't operated in a while. The restaurants were mostly closed (in the... More
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