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Gastonia, North Carolina
Reviewed 19 December 2015 via mobile

We stay at Crown Reef several timea a year.If we ever had an issue,it was always taken care of very quickly.There is so much to do,the pools,waterpark,gameroom and easy access to area attractions.And it's OCEAN FRONT!!!

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Chanda A, Manager at Crown Reef Beach Resort and Waterpark, responded to this review

Dear Robin E, Thank you so much for your recent review! We appreciate you being one of our loyal guests. It is an amazing feeling to know that we met your needs, while at our resort. We take pride in taking care of our guests and providing them the most enjoyable vacation, they could ever hope for. Hopefully, we will...

Frankford
Reviewed 18 December 2015

Our 1st time staying at this resort in October. We found all employees to be very helpful, courteous and willing to help. Check in was very smooth. We did have to request a room change due to the in room safe not working, this was handled quickly. Our housekeeper was amazing, she looked after our needs paying attention to every...

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Tess p, Front Office Manager at Crown Reef Beach Resort and Waterpark, responded to this review

Patsy, We appreciate your feedback in regards to your recent October vacation with us. Our employees strive on going above and beyond for our guests so we are glad you got to experience our staff. We apologize for the safe not working in your room but are thrilled that the front desk was able to change you and the switch...

Reviewed 17 December 2015

Now this is a truly fine family resort. Everything is right there, fun, food and the rooms are so modern. This is an excellent place to stay for a family vacation. The staff goes out of there way to accommodate any request. The game room has a lot of things to choose from to keep the fun level high. We...

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Chanda A, Manager at Crown Reef Beach Resort and Waterpark, responded to this review

Greetings Randy L, It was truly a pleasure to read your review and we want to offer our warmest appreciation for the time it took to write your review. I am so glad you and your family were able to enjoy the amenities located in our Town Center. The arcade is a big hit for people of all ages! Our...

Reviewed 17 December 2015

My family and I spent a week at this resort in October. The atmosphere was great for families of all ages. We spent quite a bit of time at the pool area which was clean and quite enjoyable. Our room was very nice also the beds were comfortable and clean. All interaction that we had with the staff was beyond...

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Chanda A, Manager at Crown Reef Beach Resort and Waterpark, responded to this review

Thank you Mr. David W. for your recent review! We are so glad to hear that your stay with us was enjoyable. It gives us great pleasure to be able to give our guests the most enjoyable, fun-filled and relaxing experience ever! We appreciate you and we hope to see you in the future! Have an awesome day! Chanda Almond...

Orillia, Canada
Reviewed 16 December 2015

The room was quiet and clean. It appeared to have been recently renovated which was nice. The bed was very comfortable. Maid service was exceptional. We would have liked to have had a washer and dryer as our clothes were soaked following a day of golfing in the rain. One lamp didn't work and the wall safe was broken which...

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Chanda A, Manager at Crown Reef Beach Resort and Waterpark, responded to this review

Hi Lesley Rice, We are so glad we were able to meet your needs, while you were at our resort. Thank you for your recent review and we appreciate your honesty. Our housekeeping department is exceptional and we are very fortunate to have them on our team! I do apologize that it was not communicated to you that we have...

Reviewed 16 December 2015

My family and I stayed at Crown Reef Resort for a short trip to the beach in December. The resort staff was helpful and friendly, the room was spacious and comfortable and the resort had awesome amenities for my family.

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Chanda A, Manager at Crown Reef Beach Resort and Waterpark, responded to this review

Thank you MNichols, You are truly amazing and we want to thank you for your kind words! It is our duty to provide exceptional service to all guests. Currently, we are in the process of making more improvements to our resort, which will make the Crown Reef Resort the best resort in Myrtle Beach! We look forward to your return...

Reviewed 13 December 2015 via mobile

I am a local here in Myrtle Beach. My husband and I spent the weekend at the Crown Reef for our company Christmas party. It was a fabulous experience! The staff was very attentive and friendly. The room was clean. The check-in process was quick and easy. The amenities were perfect for my family. We will staycation there again! Recommend...

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Tess p, Front Office Manager at Crown Reef Beach Resort and Waterpark, responded to this review

Kristi, We appreciate your feedback in regards to your recent experience with The Crown Reef. It thrills us to hear that your family had a great time and that the staff was very attentive. Our staff strives to exceed all guests expectations from the point of check in, to the food and even with check out. We would love to...

Kingston, Jamaica
Reviewed 10 December 2015

I stayed at Crown reef for one night and I must say my experience was wonderful. Though my stay was short I enjoyed the indoor pool and hot tubs. The room was very comfortable and cozy. The staff were excellent...service with a smile. I will definitely stay there again but for a longer period.

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Tess p, Front Office Manager at Crown Reef Beach Resort and Waterpark, responded to this review

Katrina, Thank you for taking the time to review our resort on your recent vacation with us. We are glad you got to enjoy the amenities we offer, and enjoy a cozy room. We look forward to an extended visit with you next time so you can enjoy yourself even more. If you need any assistance in booking your next...

Reviewed 9 December 2015 via mobile

We have stayed at crown reef for the last two years for our anniversary. October is a great time to visit myrtle beach cause the weather is perfect and the crowds are small. You can get around and see everything with out all the waiting. Crown reef has a great pool and a great arcade. Plan to stay year after...

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Chanda A, Manager at Crown Reef Beach Resort and Waterpark, responded to this review

Hello Mr. Leonard M, We are thrilled to hear that you and your wife have made the Crown Reef Resort your anniversary destination! Thank you so much for sharing your review. We are truly fortunate to be located in the perfect location. The traffic and crowds are minimal at the southern end of Ocean Blvd. and many guests prefer peace...

Reviewed 9 December 2015

Let me start off that I am a local and I even work in the same industry. I know what I was getting myself into and wanted to have a fun time with my children and not have my family be bothered with work questions. Check in was quick and fast, the front desk agent was professional and friendly and...

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Chanda A, Manager at Crown Reef Beach Resort and Waterpark, responded to this review

Greetings Notch08, I was delighted to read your recent post and would like to say thank you for taking the time to write such a detailed and honest review! I absolutely agree with your comment about how professional and friendly the front desk staff presents themselves. They work very hard to make sure they are consistent with providing outstanding customer...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Crown Reef Beach Resort and Waterpark is home to 514 newly refreshed guest rooms and suites as well as a year-round, four-story tall oceanfront waterpark featuring two 38-foot tall slides, a kiddie slide, silly sub and more. A true family vacation destination, Crown Reef features many additional water features including oceanfront pools, spas, fountains, and the longest oceanfront lazy river on the Grand Strand at 575 feet. Other amenities include Town Center, Loco Gecko Beach Shak, Grab n' Go Grill and Coffee Bar, Swirl Ice Cream and Sweet Shop, arcade, spacious conference center, free WiFi, summer activities and an on-site golf department. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Crown Reef Beach Resort and Waterpark

Address: 2918 S Ocean Blvd, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577-4854 (Formerly Crown Reef at South Beach Resort)
Region: United States > South Carolina > Coastal South Carolina > Myrtle Beach
Price Range: €96 - €331 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Crown Reef Beach Resort and Waterpark 3*
Number of rooms: 514
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Also Known As:
Crown Reef At South Beach Hotel Myrtle Beach
Myrtle Beach Crown Reef
The Crown Reef Hotel Myrtle Beach Sc
Crown Reef Resort South Carolina
Crown Reef Resort s Beach Myrtle Beach
Crown Reef s Beach Hotel
Hotel Style:
#25 Top resorts Hotel in Myrtle Beach
#55 On the Beach Hotel in Myrtle Beach
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“Each room has a view of ocean with a balcony. We were on 10 th floor and it was a beautiful view. There are3 towers with ample parking.”
 of 5 bubbles Sandra2066, 17 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Stay somewhere else.”
 of 5 bubbles jcb2091, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“These rooms need a remodel to upgrade to pay the fees that we paid during off season for the room we received was rediculous. ”
 of 5 bubbles mrswatts00, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“I always avoid elevator areas due to noise and activity”
 of 5 bubbles kenfour, 12 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Always go for oceanfront when going to the beach!!”
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