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Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Located on the beach next to the pier, shopping and restaurants. Great onsite restaurant called Blue that's a bit pricey but good. The rooms are average but have great oceanfront view. Nice outdoor sitting area with fire pits.

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Riverton, Illinois
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Had a really great time at the Tides on Folly Beach we really got lucky at the time of year we visited no crowds had the beach practically to our self did a lot of sea shell hunting and got lucky one evening watching the dolphins playing in the surf from our balcony

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Tybee Island, Georgia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

All the rooms face the ocean. The hotel has been well kept and clean. Watch the sunrise and set from your porch. Front office staff very Friendly. Outside bar nice as well as heated pool. Beds very confortable.

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Asheville, North Carolina
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a cold week for us to come to the Tides at Folly Beach, in January. The staff is, as always, fantastic, helpful and friendly. The rooms are modern and very clean. The view of the pier and ocean is beautiful. Things to know, if real cold, the room heater had a difficult time keeping room comfortably warm. The...

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Matthews, North Carolina
Reviewed 1 week ago

Helpful, very nice staff at Christmas. Restaurant was open for dining, room was comfortable and clean. The beach is right there upon walking out, and it's also right next door to the Folly Beach Pier. Front entrance opens out to the main street, where restaurants and little shops abound. We didn't bring any pets, but this place is very dog-friendly....

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Matt_Zengerle, General Manager at Tides Folly Beach, responded to this review

Thank you for writing this great review and for making Tides Folly Beach your home away from home each time you come to Charleston! We are thrilled that you have such a fantastic time joining us for the Holidays. We look forward to servicing you again in the future. Best regards, Matt Zengerle, General Manager

Boulder, Colorado
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After our three days at the Tides the week before Christmas, this might be our new favorite off-season beach location in the southeast. An easy drive from Charleston, this full-service hotel is older (a Holiday Inn at one time in history) but redone in lobby areas in a vintage yet casual style without feeling self-conscious, too hipster, or too cute....

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Matt_Zengerle, General Manager at Tides Folly Beach, responded to this review

Thank you so much for joining us for your Christmas getaway! I am so happy to hear you loved the views, the patio and the staff! On behalf of our crew here on the Edge of America, we thank you. Best regards, Matt Zengerle, General Manager

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tides is the only hotel on Folly Beach and does have great views. We are a family of 4 that stayed for 4 nights because of a family wedding in Charleston. It was rather chilly but we still loved walking on the beach. The hotel is definitely older, but the lobby area seemed to be updated nicely. Our room was...

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Matt_Zengerle, General Manager at Tides Folly Beach, responded to this review

We appreciate you taking the time to write a review. Each year we look forward to upgrading the quality of our rooms and we have already begun to do so now. I am pleased you enjoyed the location and I look forward to seeing you again in warmer weather! Best regards, Matt Zengerle, General Manager

Rock Hill, South Carolina
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From check in to check out the the Tides was "spot on" . We stayed here for the News Years Eve celebration . We bought tickets to the Bash and the New Years Day Oyster Roast. The food was very good and the service was top notch . I was personally worried about appropriate attire but found that the vibe...

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Matt_Zengerle, General Manager at Tides Folly Beach, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a glowing review of Tides Folly Beach! It was a pleasure having the opportunity to serve you and we are happy that you joined us for both the New Years Eve Beach Bash as well as welcoming the New Year with our Oyster Roast! Thank you so much for your recommendation...

Nashville
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We give the team the highest praise in particular, one of the staff members-Ms. Davis. Our family has had the great fortune to stay at the Tides property several times. Our last stay, the week of Thanksgiving 2016 was our last stay. This last stay happened to coincide with our son’s graduation from the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center in...

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Detroit, Michigan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a wonderful property right on Folly Beach which is about 20 minutes from Charleston. The hotel is nicely decorated, clean, has a pool, coffee shop and restaurant. The downtown with restaurants and shops is right in front of the hotel. Everything you need for a beach getaway is at your fingertips. The front desk and support people were...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Only nine miles from historic downtown Charleston, Tides Folly Beach is located along one of south's most beautiful beaches, offering breathtaking views and a laid back vibe. Tides is the ideal destination for your next Charleston beach vacation, wedding or get-together with friends, family or business associates. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tides Folly Beach

Address: 1 Center Street, PO Box 68, Folly Beach, SC 29439
Region: United States > South Carolina > Coastal South Carolina > Folly Beach
Price Range: €113 - €287 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Tides Folly Beach 3*
Number of rooms: 132
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Tides Folly Beach Hotel Folly Beach
Holiday Inn Folly Beach
Folly Beach Holiday Inn
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“Top floors better view”
 of 5 bubbles frankk233, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Upper floors will probably have better views, but all rooms appear to have beach view.”
 of 5 bubbles illiane, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
“easy to book without seeing, because all rooms are oceanfront!”
 of 5 bubbles amycolorado, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The top floor, ocean view is the best.”
 of 5 bubbles emiliol2013, 31 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Top floor has best view, IMO.”
 of 5 bubbles kevinhP4150NN, 29 Dec 2016 | Read review
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