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"My family had a wonderful stay at Tides Hotel. It’s was a relaxing vacation and our kids had a blast. Everything was great. We will be coming back nex ... " More

By a verified traveler on Thu 28 Jun 2018

Hotel Description

3-star beachfront hotel with outdoor pool

On the beach

You'll be within half a mile (1 km) of Folly Beach Fishing Pier and 2 miles (3 km) of Folly Beach County Park with a stay here. College of Charleston and Charleston City Market are also within 12 miles (20 km).

Fun at the beach

This hotel features a restaurant, an outdoor pool, and a beach bar. Dine at the beachfront restaurant and relax with sun loungers. Enjoy the 24-hour fitness center and perks like free self parking and free WiFi.

Free WiFi, comfy beds

Featuring conveniences like refrigerators and coffee/tea makers, the 132 guestrooms also offer free WiFi and flat-screen TVs with cable channels. Other amenities include balconies, pillowtop beds, and MP3 docks.

Superior, Two Queen Beds, Ocean Front

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 5 Max
$119* Per night/room Nov 19 - Nov 20

Superior Room, 1 King Bed, Oceanfront

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Superior, One King Bed, Ocean Front

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Superior Room, 2 Queen Beds, Oceanfront

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Tides Folly Beach Hotel ratings based on 45 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.0 out of 5 4.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Tides Folly Beach Hotel

Everyone (17) Couples (5) Family (3)

Property Features

Enjoy the cabanas (surcharge) and sun loungers for a relaxing day at the beach. Summer fun is a breeze at Tides Folly Beach Hotel with activities like surfing/boogie boarding and volleyball. Along with a restaurant and a coffee shop/café, there's a snack bar/deli on site. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include a beach bar, a poolside bar, and a bar/lounge. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. This beach hotel also offers an outdoor pool, a 24-hour fitness center, and a terrace. Limited free parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 3-star Folly Beach hotel.

  • 1 building
  • 132 guestrooms or units
  • 9 levels
  • 4000 sq ft of conference space
  • 372 sq m of conference space
  • Built in 1985
  • Dining venue
  • Bar on the beach
  • Bar by the pool
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Deli
  • Cabanas on the beach (surcharge)
  • Beach lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Business center (24 hours)
  • Conference center
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Terrace
  • Gift shop
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • ATM
  • Onsite shopping
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking , Parking (limited spaces) , Free parking nearby

Transport

  • Airport: Charleston, SC (CHS-Charleston Intl.) (36.8 km / 22.9 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Tides Folly Beach Hotel offers 132 air-conditioned accommodations with MP3 docking stations and safes. Rooms open to balconies. Beds feature pillowtop mattresses. 32-inch flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels and pay movies. Refrigerators and coffee/tea makers are provided. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. This Folly Beach hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Housekeeping is offered daily and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.

  • Private balcony
  • Pillowtop beds
  • MP3 dock
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Movies for purchase
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee maker
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Cribs (free)
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy full breakfast daily from 7 AM to 11 AM.

BLU Restaurant and Bar - This beachfront restaurant specializes in seafood and serves light fare only. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available. Happy hour is offered.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool and a 24-hour fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Water skiing nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding on site
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Volleyball on site
  • Skydiving nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Boat tours nearby
  • Golf lessons available nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.

  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Braille or raised signage

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 4 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 6:00 AM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 21

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 10 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • Pets: USD 95 per stay
  • Only dogs and cats are allowed
  • Maximum 2 per room

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed. Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 21 years old. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 21 years old. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

  • Noise-free rooms not guaranteed
  • Debit cards

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Destination fee: USD 2.00 per accommodation, per night
  • Resort fee: USD 10 per accommodation, per night

The resort fee includes:

  • Pool access
  • Beach access
  • Health club access
  • Internet access
  • Parking

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 2 and USD 20 per person (approximately)
  • Pet fee: USD 95 per stay
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 10 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Folly Beach Hotel
  • Folly Beach Tides
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  • Hotel Tides
  • Tides Folly Beach
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  • Tides Hotel Folly Beach
  • Folly Beach Holiday Inn
  • Holiday Inn Folly Beach
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You should know

  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
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