This hotel is situated on Myrtle Beach, north of the boardwalk area. Offering multiple on-site restaurants and an on-site spa, this property is well suited for guests looking for a relaxing beach vacation.
This property is 100% smoke free and all 385 rooms include a private balcony, a 32" flat screen TV, a desk and ergonomic chair, black-out curtains, a safe, a coffeemaker, an iron and ironing board, a mini-fridge, a hair dryer and individual climate control. Rooms are furnished with two double beds or one king bed. Wheelchair-accessible rooms are available.
Suites also include a separate sitting area with a sofabed, a wet bar and deluxe bathroom amenities. Suites are furnished with one king bed. Select rooms and suites offer partial or full ocean views.
Wi-Fi is available throughout the property for an additional fee of $9.95 per 24 hours. Free Internet access is available at the on-site business centre. Self-parking is available on site for an additional fee of $9.71 per night, while valet parking is available for an additional fee of $15 per night.
There are multiple on-site dining options. Café Amalfi, an oceanfront restaurant open daily, serves breakfast, lunch and dinner, while the poolside restaurant, Beachcombers, serves lunch and dinner (open seasonally). The Bakery serves fresh baked goods and Starbucks coffee daily from 6:30 am to 10 pm. There are also two on-site bars, The Veranda Bar and the Wet Whistle (open seasonally). In-room dining is also available daily from 6:30 am to 11 pm.
The on-site Royale Day Spa offers massage, body treatments, facials, manicures and pedicures. On-site recreational facilities include a fitness centre, an outdoor pool and a walking track.
Other on-site amenities include a business centre (including mail, fax, copy, printing and notary services), an ATM, baggage storage, concierge desk, a gift shop, a news stand and safe deposit boxes. Service animals are welcome but pets are not allowed.
Tanger Outlet Mall is 6 minutes away by car. Broadway at the Beach, Pavilion Nostalgia Park and Ripley's Aquarium are all a 17-minute drive away. Pier 14 Restaurant and Bar (on the beach) and Myrtle Beach Sky Wheel, as well as various restaurants and boutiques, are located along the boardwalk, which is a 20-minute drive away. There are four golf courses, including the Azalea Sands Golf Course, within a 20-minute drive. Wild Water and Wheels, an amusement park, is about 35 minutes away by car.
The Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR) is 30 minutes away by car. (All driving time estimates: Google Maps)
Verified by a front desk agent on May 13, 2013: Wi-Fi service availability and fee.
Guests described generally satisfactory stays at this property, among the reviews used for this analysis. Many reviewers seemed impressed with the beachfront location and a couple of guests agreed that this area of the beach was quiet and less crowded than the boardwalk area. A couple of reviewers appreciated that the Tanger Outlets were close by (a 6-minute drive away).
Several guests described their rooms as clean, while a few reviewers thought that their rooms were well appointed. A couple of guests specifically mentioned that their beds were comfortable, while several reviewers praised the pleasant ocean views from their rooms. However, there were also several complaints about rooms (see below).
The staff were complimented by several guests for their friendly and responsive service. A couple of guests enjoyed the outdoor pool.
Although guests were generally satisfied, there were several common complaints found for this property, among the reviews sourced for this editorial.
Several guests were disappointed about paying additional fees for parking ($9.71 for self-parking and $15 for valet parking, per night) and Wi-Fi ($9.95 per 24 hours). A couple of guests thought that the room rates were expensive and that the hotel did not offer good value for the money they spent.
A couple of guests complained about expensive prices at the on-site restaurants, while a couple of reviewers thought that the food at the restaurants was poor.
Several reviewers found their rooms to be somewhat dated and a few guests agreed that the quality of the rooms at this property did not seem consistent with other Hilton properties. A couple of guests thought that their bathrooms were too small.
gave this hotel an average score of 3.9 out of 5, with 79% of 203 guests recommending the property.
ranked this hotel #94 out of 223 hotels in Myrtle Beach, with an average score of 3.5 out of 5, from 582 reviews.
The author called the hotel on May 13, 2013 to verify some information.