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"I liked everything.. I came here for the view and my kids, so the room served its purpose. " More

By a verified traveler on Sun 15 Mar 2020

Hotel Description

Beach hotel near Barefoot Landing

Steps from the beach

Within a 10-minute walk of this Crescent Beach hotel, you'll find Crescent Beach and Professor Hacker's Lost Treasure Golf. Beachwood Golf Club and Azalea Sands Golf Club are also within 2 miles (3 km).

Outdoor pool, poolside drinks

This hotel features an outdoor pool and a lazy river. Relax with a drink at the poolside bar and enjoy perks like free self parking and free WiFi. Laundry facilities and concierge services are also provided.

Spa tubs, free WiFi

Boasting private spa tubs, the 48 guestrooms also offer free WiFi and kitchenettes. Flat-screen TVs come with cable channels, and other amenities include refrigerators and microwaves.

Standard Room, Sideview, 2 Queen Beds, Kitchenette

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max
$51* Per night/room Apr 19 - Apr 20

Oceanfront Deluxe, 2 Queen Beds, Kitchenette

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Castaway Beach Inn & Swim Up Bar ratings based on 20 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
3.2 out of 5 3.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 3.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 3.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 3.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Castaway Beach Inn & Swim Up Bar

Everyone (12) Couples (1) Family (4)
5 out of 5
I liked everything.. I came here for the view and my kids, so the room served its purpose.

Posted by on Mar 15, 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

Mar 16, 2020 by MANAGEMENT

THANK YOU FOR YOUR COMMENTS, COME AGAIN.

4 out of 5
The ocean view is nice from the 3rd floor the swim up bar was a little in the way of the middle view room we stayed in but overall this is a nice place to stay and also in a great area

Posted by on Oct 25, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Oct 28, 2019 by MANAGEMENT

THANK YOU FOR YOUR COMMENTS AND CONCERNS. COME AGAIN.

3 out of 5
The staff was very friendly. The room was very outdated and could have been cleaner.

Posted by on Aug 30, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Oct 8, 2019 by MANAGEMENT

SORRY FOR THE ISSUES YOU HAD DURING YOUR STAY, WE'LL WORK HARD TO FIX THEM. THANK YOU FOR COMMENTS.

2 out of 5
The shower has good water pressure and I could see the ocean. The room didn’t match the nice pics they have on their internet site. My room was nasty, the curtain looked to be from the 1960’s. It had something on it that look like feces and blood. The curtain was slanted, the wall above my heads board had brown streaks down the wall as if it was leaking or had leaked. The smoke alarm was covered and tapped with a grocery bag over it. The ceiling has spots where there were leaks. The entire place even walking up steps to second floor smelled of mildew and so did my room. I had planned to stay two nights but I couldn’t . When I arrived I wanted to leave immediately after seeing room, but me and my son had just drove five hours and was extremely tired, so we stayed that first night and checked out next morning. Castaway beach inn needs to be bull dozed down. I do not recommend this motel to anyone.

Posted by on Jun 12, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Jun 17, 2019 by MANAGEMENT

SORRY FOR THE ISSUES YOU ENCOUNTERED. WE'LL WORK HARD TO FIX THEM. THANK YOU FOR YOUR COMMENTS.

3 out of 5
Budget friendly! You get what you pay for. It's your average beach motel. When we got there the front desk person couldn't find our reservation. After look for about 10 minutes she was able to find it. We got to our room which as just ok. The bathroom door didn't close all the way, the shower curtain didn't say closed. The screws we're coming out of the shower curtain rod. The shower head dripped constantly. You couldn't take a bath because the lever that holds the water in the tub was broken. The water pressure was an issue also. The kitchenette was stocked with the basics, which was nice. The mini fridge didn't get all that cold and always had water on the bottom. The beds were comfy and the pillows actually had fluff to them, not like your regular motel flat pillows. The mattress were clean, no bed bugs! The kids really enjoys the lazy River and the pool. Being right on the ocean was a HUGE plus. The wifi was horrible. We couldn't connect for anything. The room was very dated and could use a make over. I wouldn't say don't stay here just know that it is your average beach motel.

Posted by on Apr 14, 2019

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4 out of 5

Old but clean and comfortable. Building needs work

Pros: It was clean, ocean front, and not terribly expensive.Pools were clean.The staff and other guests were friendly and courteous. Family owned and run.
Cons: The carpet in the room was old but appeared to be clean.Replacing it would significantly improve the room and perhaps eliminate the mild odor.
No other way to say it, this place is old. Think motor lodges of the 60s...? Having said that, it was clean and comfortable. It had a kitchenette with an apartment size refrigerator and stove, microwave, and full sized coffee maker. The kitchen cabinets were old but clean.There seemed to be enough dishes, pots and pans, and utensils to prepare simple meals. We had a small balcony (Large enough for 4 chairs) looking out over the dune to the ocean. The entrance to the beach is on the property,too. They have 2 pools which were both open and clean, There have been some updates such as there was a new one piece tub and shower surround and updated toilet and vanity. The mattresses and pillows seemed pretty new and were very comfortable. They have a pool side bar where everyone seemed to be hanging out the afternoon we arrived and having fun. (We had reservations for an event so we could not partake which was kind of sad) There was a slight musty smell to the room upon entering the first time but seemed to dissipate with the AC running. We opened the doors for a few minutes when we first arrived to let it air for about 5 minutes...I did the mandatory inspection for insects upon arrival and found none. I checked again when we returned to the room after dark with the same results. Overall it was a nice friendly little place (18 rooms in the building). The employees were courteous and helpful. We were only in town for the one night and it was last minute. I am glad we found this place

Posted by , from NORTH CAROLINA on Aug 25, 2018

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1 out of 5
We were unable to even stay the night. The room was right outside of the pool and bar, the music was loud and drinkers were louder. Parking was a joke, even with a parking pass, spaces were hard to come by because bar people parked without passed and guests had no where to park. I intend to dispute the charges with my credit card company. It was the absolutely worse place we ever booked. Luckily we found a cleaner, quieter place and were able to get a good night's rest. They were so kind to us and everything was great after the disaster of the Castaway. Also, there were no towels, they only had one dryer working and did t know when towels would be available. Never again.

Posted by on Jul 8, 2018

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4 out of 5

Great stay

Oceanfront room great view quiet and clean. Staff was very friendly and helpful. Arrived early and they had a room ready so allowed us to check in early which was wonderful. Pool and lazy river were very nice and acceptable. Downside were the hard beds and no elevator to make loading your belongings to the upper levels easier.

Posted by on Jun 10, 2018

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2 out of 5

The mgt was the best part about the stay....

HOWEVER....the room had dirty toilet paper in the floor upon our arrival. We rented one with a kitchenette. The stove was rusted... dishes for 2 people. Thankfully we brought or own. The bathroom door knob was on upside down and had troubles shutting. We had a family of 5. First day started out with 4 towels, 4 washcloths, 1 hand towel, 1 dish cloth and 1 dish towel. 3 towels the 2nd night no washcloths. Asked housekeeping for rags they claimed the would bring them. Never received. Attempted to call the front desk but the phone didn't work. Called from my cell and the girl said she only had towels and couldn't get any rags. She said all she could do was check people in. What linen we did get were stained. SMH. On to the shower. The knobs were loose making it difficult to even get the shower to turn on. Later decide to go get ice from their ice machine THAT DIDN'T WORK EITHER! I do not recommend Castaway Beach Inn and swim up bar. Nor do I recommend TRAVELOCITY.

Posted by on Jul 8, 2017

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4 out of 5

Very friendly staff, rooms are very nice.

Everyone was very friendly and helpful. The rooms are very nice. 2.4 miles from Walmart, a bar/food is downstairs by pool, and it's very conveniently located to lots of stuff.

Posted by , from WV on Jul 4, 2017

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About the Castaway Beach Inn & Swim Up Bar

Location 1717 S Ocean Blvd, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582

Renovations + Closures

The property is closed between November 01 and February 07.

Property Features

Castaway Beach Inn & Swim Up Bar offers its guests an outdoor pool, a lazy river, and a children's pool. WiFi is free in public spaces. You can enjoy a drink at the pool bar. Castaway Beach Inn & Swim Up Bar also features concierge services, laundry facilities, and beach/pool umbrellas. Free self parking is available. This North Myrtle Beach hotel is smoke free.

  • 48 guestrooms or units
  • Bar by the pool
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Self-service laundry
  • Concierge
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Outdoor pool
  • Children's pool
  • Lazy river
  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchenette
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Myrtle Beach, SC Airport (MYR) (29.6 km / 18.4 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Castaway Beach Inn & Swim Up Bar offers 48 air-conditioned accommodations with private spa tubs and complimentary toiletries. Kitchenettes offer refrigerators and microwaves. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Flat-screen televisions come with cable channels. Housekeeping is offered daily and hair dryers can be requested.

  • Private hot tub
  • In-room kitchenette
  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer available
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom

Nearby Activities

An outdoor pool and a children's pool are on site. Other recreational amenities include a lazy river.

  • Golfing nearby

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 10 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 21

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open during the following times:

  • Sunday - Thursday: 9 AM - 9 PM
  • Friday - Saturday: 9 AM - 10 PM
If you are planning to arrive after 9 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

This property's front desk is open during the following times:

  • Sunday - Thursday: 9 AM - 9 PM
  • Friday - Saturday: 9 AM - 10 PM
Guests arriving after 9 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11:00 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

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 may be 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

This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit

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 may be 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.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted. For guests' safety, the property includes a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Contactless check-out is available.

  • Service animals are allowed
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Protective clothing is not available to guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cribs (infant beds) available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually-wrapped food options are not available
  • No gap period between guest stays

Fees

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

  • Resort fee: USD 9.75 per accommodation, per night

The resort fee includes:

  • Pool access
  • Internet access
  • Parking

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

Hotel Names

  • Castaway Beach Inn & Swim Up Bar
  • Castaway Beach Swim Up Bar
  • Castaway Inn Swim Up Bar
  • Castaway Swim Up Bar
  • Castaway Beach Inn Swim Up Bar North Myrtle Beach
  • Castaway Beach Inn Swim Up Bar
  • Castaway Beach Swim Up Bar North Myrtle Beach
  • Castaway & Swim Up Bar Myrtle
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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.