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Driftwood at the Boardwalk

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Reviewed 18 February 2013

First let me say me and a friend of my researched hotels and after going to a few after arriving to myrtle beach all of the up scale hotels had the worst snotty staff but upon arriving at the driftwood the guys were nice and friendly me and me friend wanted a double room for her and her mate and...

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1Thank alleycat9856
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 17 January 2013

This was an off season visit after the New Year. We decided to stop by Myrtle Beach on our way home from Florida. We stopped at two other motels and my wife said that the rooms were musty smelling and would not stay in them. The came the Driftwood Lodge. Yes, it's an older facility, but it was clean, nice...

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3Thank Traveler T
Townville, SC
Reviewed 23 October 2012

Booked our room 6 months ahead, as I loved the location and quaintness of the hotel, but as it got closer to our trip I started reading all the bad reviews and I got scared because not only had I booked a room, so had many others in my family. Was nervous all the way down there but when we...

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4Thank Janice A
Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 18 October 2012

We headed out of the dreariness of Cleveland Ohio, January 2012, setting our destination point South for the winter!! After a 10 hour drive, we checked into another hotel, weary, hungry and sleepy and at 42 percent higher than The Driftwood Lodge... Rested, showered and morning coffee on the Beach, we walked the sunrise along the tide of The Atlantic~..so...

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2Thank Kristanroot
Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed 18 October 2012

The hotel is one of the older hotels on the strip but has been well maintained. It is very clean, no bugs and in a great location. You can walk to what is left of the Pavilion area. We stayed here for Fall Bike Week. Everyone was very nice and they are accomodating to bikers. There is place for trailer...

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1Thank purplepassion15
Asheville, North Carolina
Reviewed 28 September 2012

As usual, I recommend you do NOT believe the pictures they have online for this business. You will have to park across the street and haul your lugguage and your children across a very busy road. There are only two parking spaces to load/unload your luggage for over 200 rooms... you do the math. There is always a rude couple...

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Columbus, Ohio, United States
Reviewed 15 August 2012

The hotel is very outdated as everyone has said in previous reviews. I only took the elevator once when we first got there to carry my luggage. It's definietly broken down I'm surpise it doesn't get stuck. We had an oceanfront room which was nice room was pretty clean. The first morning there we went for a walk on the...

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1Thank Dawn B
Reviewed 8 August 2012

My husband had gotten permission to park next to building from night manager d/t no spots. Staff member Richard took it upon himself to to verbal intimidating and increasingly physically threating with my husband. Getting closer n closer trying to intimidate him. We had to go to another location to speak with the owner Mr Chapman, we r currently waiting...

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1Thank Traci26101
Wilson, North Carolina
Reviewed 7 August 2012

I hate that so many people have written bad things about this motel because it had me more worried the closer our vacation got! We took a girls' trip from Aug 3 to the 6th. We got there about an hour before check in and were able to get right in the room. It is an older motel, but the...

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1Thank crystalszym
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Reviewed 6 August 2012

Smells horrid, the elevator barely runs. Only good thing is the location. Comforters and rooms are very outdated. Needs major cleaning and renovation. Wouldn't stay here again. No amenities, no breakfast. Don't waste your money.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Driftwood at the Boardwalk

Address: Oceanfront at 16th Ave. N., Myrtle Beach, SC 29578-0485 (Formerly Driftwood Lodge Myrtle Beach)
Region: United States > South Carolina > Coastal South Carolina > Myrtle Beach
Price Range: €20 - €89 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Driftwood at the Boardwalk 2*
Number of rooms: 90
Also Known As:
Driftwood Lodge Myrtle Beach Hotel Myrtle Beach
Driftwood On The Oceanfront Hotel
Hotel Style:
#99 On the Beach Hotel in Myrtle Beach
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“Try to get a beachfront room in the south building if possible. Don't use the elevator!”
 of 5 bubbles zegalyon, 5 Aug 2016 | Read review
“There are no good rooms. Stay away.”
 of 5 bubbles TheRoamingGhost, 16 Sep 2015 | Read review
“south building”
 of 5 bubbles purplepassion15, 12 Aug 2015 | Read review
“If you have more than one bag, ask for a room in a building with an elevator.”
 of 5 bubbles lkbaker, 31 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Stay away! At best this is a $30 room!”
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