Located across the street from Broadway at the Beach and about a 5-minute drive from the beach, the Holiday Inn Express Broadway Myrtle Beach is geared towards travellers who require a centrally located hotel with a free breakfast, easy beach access and an outdoor pool.
This non-smoking hotel has 114 air-conditioned guest rooms and suites, each offering one king or two queen beds, free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a coffeemaker, a desk, an iron and ironing board and a hair dryer. Rooms with a mini-fridge, a microwave and a seating area with a sofabed are also available, as are wheelchair-accessible rooms.
The hotel also offers an outdoor pool, a hot tub, a fitness room, a 24-hour business centre, meeting/banquet facilities, a bar, guest laundry, free parking and a free continental breakfast. Pets are permitted for an additional $10 per day, per pet.
Planet Hollywood is a 3-minute walk west of the hotel, while Myrtle Beach's city centre is roughly a 10-minute drive south. Ripley's Aquarium can be found 6 minutes away on foot, and Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR) is roughly a 15-minute drive southwestward. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)
Verified with a front desk agent: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, pets permitted for $10/pet/night, wheelchair accessible. (Call Date: June 23, 2013)
The majority of the reviews sourced for this analysis were positive, with much praise going to the hotel's location, staff and breakfast.
Many reviewers enjoyed the hotel's location. They found it to be close to restaurants, attractions, shopping, the beach and Broadway at the Beach.
Numerous guests offered compliments to the hotel's staff, characterizing them as accommodating, professional and helpful with dinner tips and directions.
The hotel's breakfast was praised by several patrons. They described it as outstanding, great, plentiful and delicious, with a large variety of hot and cold items.
While the majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were a few complaints about noise transfer and the rooms.
A few reviewers complained of noise transfer during their stay. They reported being bothered by noise from the pool area at night, as well as loud guests in adjacent rooms and noisy in-room air-conditioning units.
While the majority of guest enjoyed their clean rooms and comfortable beds, a few lodgers had complaints about their accommodations. They reported worn carpets and decor and small bathrooms.
guest reviews ranked the hotel #97 out of 223 Myrtle Beach hotels with a 3.5 out of 5 average rating from 96 reviews.
Hotels.com guest reviews rated the hotel 4.2 out of 5 from 65 reviews.
Booking.com guest reviews rated the hotel 8.6 out of 10 from 12 reviews.
The author called the hotel on June 23, 2013 to verify some information.