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A guide to hotels in the Myrtle Beach area for those who aren’t yet 21

So you’re headed to Myrtle Beach for Spring Break, and you’re not yet

old enough to make alcohol-induced bad decisions. Game over, right?  Wrong.

We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again; Myrtle Beach has something for everyone, and that includes those of you who are 18 and need a place to crash between foam parties.

Below we have compiled a list of all the hotels willing to trust you, the youth of America, not to throw furniture from your balcony on the 21st floor.  Seriously, your parents watch the news. Consider that.

Without further adieu, check out these 13 hotels, willing to provide you, our guests with shelter from those sweltering Myrtle Beach nights.


The Boardwalk Beach Resort sits on the ocean in the heart of Myrtle Beach, SC, close to a vast array of attractions, restaurants, and shops, including Broadway at the Beach, Field at Pelicans Ballpark, Broadway Grand Prix, the Pavilion Nostalgia Amusement Park and the Convention Center.

The resort offers an array of amenities ranging from deluxe oceanfront jacuzzi suites to casual seaside rooms and efficiencies. Whatever your taste and budget, the Boardwalk Beach Resort has something for you.

Boardwalk Beach Resort

2301 N Ocean Blvd

Myrtle Beach, SC 29577



  • A few of Boardwalk’s amenities include a 250 ft. Lazy River, oceanfront jacuzzi suites, 700 feet of oceanfront beach, an indoor heated pool, three outdoor pools, a kiddie pool, jacuzzi rooms, indoor/outdoor jacuzzis, elevators, guest laundry, oceanfront lawn chairs and umbrellas, exercise facility, daily housekeeping, free parking and a parking deck.

The Carolina TarHeel Motel is a small, family-owned motel in the heart of Myrtle Beach, SC. The motel has free wireless internet access and is a short distance from several Myrtle Beach attractions such as the Myrtle Beach BoardwalkBroadway at the Beach, Field at Pelicans Ballpark, Broadway Grand Prix, the Pavilion Nostalgia Amusement Park and the Convention Center.

Carolina TarHeel Motel

1801 Withers Dr.

Myrtle Beach, SC 29577



  • The Carolina TarHeel’s amenities include free WiFi, on site laundry facilities, parking, an outdoor pool, refrigerator, microwave, and a coffee/tea maker.

Conveniently located on Main Street in the historic Ocean Drive section of North Myrtle Beach, Coastal Condos specializes in providing the highest quality customer service to its guests.

The North Myrtle Beach area has always been known for its family-friendly atmosphere, providing extensive activities for everyone. The Ocean Boulevard area is known throughout as the “Shag” dancing capital of the world.

North Myrtle Beach and the surrounding area offer many features for visitors of all types. From the pristine beaches to the vast array of shopping, dining and entertainment, you can find it all here.

Coastal Condos

305 Main St.

North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582



  • Coastal Condos’ amenities include fully equipped spacious kitchens, a washer/dryer unit, microwave, a covered oceanfront swimming pool, oceanfront balconies, telephone/TV/DVD/VCR in each unit, and free high speed WiFi internet access.

Embassy Suites by Hilton™ Myrtle Beach Oceanfront Resort offers 255 two-room suites just steps away from the ocean. The relaxed atmosphere and array of on-site amenities include tennis courts, a waterpark and a Sports & Health Club, sure to give you the vacation you’ve been looking for.

Embassy’s spacious suites are the perfect base for your vacation. Each two-room suite features a private balcony, a separate bedroom with one king-sized or two double beds, living room with sleeper sofa, and a dining area with a mini fridge, microwave and coffee maker. Embassy also offers a Complimentary Breakfast and Evening Reception daily, exclusive for Embassy Suites guests only.

Embassy Suites Oceanfront Hotel

at Kingston Resorts

9800 Queensway Blvd.

Myrtle Beach, SC 29577



  • Embassy’s amenities include resort shuttle service to areas within a one mile loop of the resort, daily housekeeping, an outdoor pool, poolside cabana rentals, free WiFi, cashless charging privileges on resort property, a 24-hour on-site engineering staff, and 24-hour security.

Whether you’re seeking seaside fun or a convenient workplace, you’ll find it at the Holiday Inn Express® Myrtle Beach – Broadway at the Beach.

The hotel sits just down the street from the ocean, and this pet-friendly hotel’s proximity to the Myrtle Beach, SC airport means less travel time and more vacation time.

The Holiday Inn Express is just across the street from the beloved Broadway at the Beach entertainment complex, and a short drive to the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk and the Second Avenue Pier. The beach offers something for everyone, including parasailing and deep sea fishing for the more adventurous, and you can see amazing celebrity impersonators at Legends in Concert, located next to the hotel.

Holiday Inn Express

Broadway at the Beach

3100 Oleander Dr.

Myrtle Beach, SC 29577



  • Holiday Inn Express’s amenities include a heated outdoor pool, an outdoor whirlpool, fitness area with the latest equipment, daily housekeeping, and on-site laundry facilities.

You’ll love Ocean Plaza’s convenient central location, close to all of Myrtle Beach’s famous family attractions and over 130 golf courses. Located on South Ocean Boulevard, the Ocean Plaza provides convenient access to Grand Strand area attractions.

Whether you’re in town for a golf trip, sampling the exciting nightlife and star-studded shows, or just relaxing on the spectacular white-sandy beach, the Ocean Plaza is close to it all.

In addition to the beach, Ocean Plaza on-site resort amenities include an outdoor oceanfront pool, an indoor pool and two indoor whirlpools. The hotel offers a variety of affordable, clean accommodations including hotel rooms and efficiencies with a full kitchen and private balcony.

Ocean Plaza is close to the airport and Coastal Grand Mall, the largest mall in South Carolina.

Ocean Plaza

1005 S Ocean Blvd

Myrtle Beach, SC 29577



  • Ocean Plaza’s amenities include oceanfront balconies, phones, color cable televisions, microwaves, refrigerators, an indoor pool, oceanfront pool and sun deck, two hot tubs, and beach access.

The Polynesian Ocean Front Hotel is the ideal setting for your carefree vacation enjoyment in Myrtle Beach.

Rooms feature individual air conditioning and heat, refrigerators, cable TV, phones, daily maid service, and private balconies in most units.

The terrific list of amenities includes two large pools (one indoor), a kiddie pool, a hot tub, a coin laundromat and a parking garage. The Polynesian also offers golf and show packages for great savings on the Grand Strand’s most popular golf courses, shows, and family attractions.

The Polynesian is close to everything fun in Myrtle Beach, including more than 100 championship golf courses, star-studded shows, and exciting family attractions.

Polynesian Ocean Front Hotel

1001 S. Ocean Blvd.



  • The Polynesian’s amenities include an oceanfront outdoor pool, a kiddie pool, an indoor pool, an indoor hot tub, daily housekeeping, elevators, a parking garage, and free WiFi.

The Sandcastle at the Pavilion is one of the oldest accommodation providers in Myrtle Beach and offers clean, affordable accommodations for its guests.

Located just 9 blocks away from the downtown Myrtle Beach area, the Sandcastle is very centralized, with most attractions located just a short walk away. The hotel is also near Broadway at the Beach, featuring Hard Rock Cafe, Ripley’s Aquarium and many other vacation highlights.

For many years the Sandcastle at the Pavilion has earned the reputation of “the place to be” in Myrtle Beach. Not only is the hotel within easy walking distance of most attractions, they also feature excellent facilities to enjoy at the hotel. Relax around the winding endless river or splash in their large oceanfront pool and kiddie pool. On the rare rainy days, Sandcastle offers an indoor pool and a huge whirlpool. Enjoy the nice view from their oceanfront lawn area.

Sandcastle at the Pavilion

1802 N Ocean Blvd

Myrtle Beach, SC 29577



  • The Sandcastle’s amenities include an indoor pool, an oceanfront pool, an endless river, a kiddie pool, a whirlpool and a seasonal poolside cabana bar.

Located in Myrtle Beach’s most desired section along the boulevard, the Sea Dip Oceanfront Resort is a family friendly property that offers a variety of amenities and affordable rates to make your next vacation the best ever.

The hotel features oceanfront and indoor water amenities, a sundeck, ample parking and a central location near the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk, Broadway at the Beach, dining, nightlife and championship golf.

Sea Dip’s wonderful array of amenities includes a lazy river, two oceanfront pools, a seasonal indoor pool, two whirlpools, a sundeck, a kiddie pool, room phones, an elevator, ample parking and laundry. Sea Dip is centrally located near Broadway at the Beach and only four blocks from the convention center.

Sea Dip Oceanfront Resort

2608 N Ocean Blvd

Myrtle Beach, SC 29577



  • Sea Dip’s amenities include free WiFi in all rooms, a lazy river, two oceanfront pools, a seasonal indoor pool, two whirlpools, a sundeck, a kiddie pool, room phones, elevators, ample parking, guest laundry, a picnic area and charcoal grills and a children’s play area.

Sea Park Motel places you within a 5-minute walk of the downtown Myrtle Beach area, home of the Sling Shot and the SkyWheel. This 43-room motel welcomes guests with conveniences like free in-room WiFi, free self parking, microwaves, refrigerators, and a seasonal outdoor pool. The Myrtle Beach boulevard and the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk are a short walk away.

Sea Park Motel

1501 N Ocean Blvd

Myrtle Beach, SC 29577



  • Sea Dip offers amenities such as parking, free WiFi and a seasonal outdoor pool. 

Experience the warmth and beauty of Myrtle Beach from the perfect setting at the Sheraton Myrtle Beach Convention Center Hotel.

Whether you’re visiting for business or pleasure, the Sheraton’s full-service hotel brings the best of Myrtle Beach right to your doorstep, from the adjacent Myrtle Beach Convention Center to Broadway at the Beach, Myrtle Waves Water Park, Tanger Factory Outlets and world-class golf courses. Settle in and relax in one of 400 contemporary rooms and suites equipped with the Sheraton Signature bed and free Internet. Stay connected with complimentary Link@Sheraton Internet-equipped workstations. Let their 250,000 square feet of function space set the stage for an impressive business gathering or social occasion.

Sheraton Myrtle Beach Convention Center

2101 N. Oak St.

Myrtle Beach, SC 29577



  • The Sheraton Myrtle Beach Convention Center’s amenities include a club lounge, a fitness center, a dining room, an indoor heated pool, an internet cafe, parking services, concierge services, laundry/valet service, guest laundromat available on property, completely smoke-free facilities, luggage storage, disability accessible facilities, car rental service, massage treatments, golf courses and beaches nearby, free wireless high-speed internet access, safe deposit boxes, cash machines (ATM), a sun deck, and a gift shop.

Grand Strand visitors who’d rather spend the bulk of their money on shopping sprees or golf outings rather than on their accommodations can consider a stay at the budget-friendly yet Super 8 North Myrtle Beach Barefoot Landing. Located in the heart of the North Myrtle Beach area, and close to all the cool attractions that regular vacationers love, this hotel option allows visitors to enjoy the best of the bustling coast without breaking the bank.

The Super 8 North Myrtle Beach Barefoot Landing is conveniently located just off of US Highway 17 in the center of town, and as a result, is just a few minutes away from the sprawling oceanfront beaches, the renowned area shopping centers, (including Barefoot Landing itself), and dozens of favorite golf courses, as well as a nice collection of restaurants and beach shops right in the neighborhood.

The rooms are straightforward but comfortable, with free WiFi, TV and coffee makers, and the hotel itself offers complimentary daily breakfast as well as an on-site restaurant and seasonal outdoor pool. There’s also laundry facilities and a business center at the hotel, as well as plenty of free parking for added convenience. Boasting all the essentials, the Super 8 North Myrtle Beach Barefoot Landing can serve as a fully-equipped and efficient home base for any Grand Strand stay.

Super 8 Barefoot Landing

3801 Hwy 17 S

North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582



  • A few of Boardwalk’s amenities include a 250 ft. Lazy River, oceanfront jacuzzi suites, 700 feet of oceanfront beach, an indoor heated pool, three outdoor pools, a kiddie pool, jacuzzi rooms, indoor/outdoor jacuzzis, elevators, guest laundry, oceanfront lawn chairs and umbrellas, exercise facility, daily housekeeping, free parking and a parking deck.

The Towers Motel is a family owned hotel, located on ocean boulevard just steps from the ocean and walking distance to the downtown Myrtle Beach area.

The motel offers a very laid back atmosphere and each room features a refrigerator, a stove and a microwave.

For those hot Myrtle Beach days, the Towers Motel also features a pool on site.

Towers Motel

1805 N Ocean Blvd

Myrtle Beach, SC 29577



  • The Towers Motel amenities include free WiFi and free parking, an outdoor pool, and  beach access.