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Sea Crest Oceanfront Resort

This is a 4 star hotel in Myrtle Beach
803 South Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach, SC, U.S.A.
Photo 1 - Sea Crest Oceanfront Resort
Beachfront ocean resort, on-site waterpark, free Wi-Fi and free parking
  • Free parking and free Wi-Fi
  • Many guests described their rooms as clean
  • The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly service
  • Many guests appreciated the oceanfront location and direct access to the beach
  • Several reviewers enjoyed the on-site indoor and outdoor pool areas
  • Several guests described pleasant views of the ocean from their rooms
  • Several reviewers complained about noise disturbances from inside and outside the hotel
  • A few guests found the location of the parking facility to be inconvenient (across the street)
  • A couple of reviewers found their in-room appliances to be dated
  • A couple of guests thought that the in-room furniture and bathroom fixtures were dated
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Editor's Analysis

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Updated on May 24, 2013
This hotel is situated on the waterfront with direct access to Myrtle Beach. The Family Kingdom theme park is 7 minutes away on foot. Offering rooms with kitchenettes and an on-site waterpark, this property is well suited for guests travelling with children.

This hotel is 100% smoke free and all rooms include free Wi-Fi, a mini-fridge, a microwave, a private balcony, an iron and ironing board, a TV, a safe and a hair dryer. Rooms are furnished with two double beds. All suites also include a separate living area, a stove, a full fridge and a second TV, and feature a variety of bed types.

Free covered parking is available (one space per room) in a facility that is located across the street from the hotel. Pets are not permitted.

There are multiple on-site dining options. The Malibu Beach Bar and Oceanfront Snack Bar offer beverages, light meals and snacks as well as live entertainment. The Beach Java Cafe serves Starbucks coffee.

On-site recreational facilities include nine pools (including a children's activity pool, waterslide, two indoor hot tubs, an indoor pool, an outdoor pool, an indoor and outdoor lazy river and a baby pool), an exercise room, pier fishing, jet ski and catamaran rentals and tennis privileges at a nearby club. Other on-site amenities include a gift shop, concierge service and guest laundry facilities.

The Grand Strand Plaza Shopping Centre is a 13-minute walk 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 5- to 10-minute drive away, depending on traffic.

Broadway at the Beach, Pavilion Nostalgia Park and Ripley's Aquarium are all a 9-minute drive away. There are four golf courses, including Pine Lakes Country Club, within a 14-minute drive. Wild Water and Wheels, an amusement park, is about 15 minutes away by car. 

The Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR) is 8 minutes away by car. (All driving time estimates: Google Maps)

Verified by a front desk agent on May 17, 2013: Free covered parking is available across the street (one space per room) and pets are not permitted.
The Good
Many guests described overall enjoyable experiences at this property, among the reviews sourced for this analysis.

Many reviewers described their rooms as clean and several guests found their rooms to be generally comfortable. Several reviewers described pleasant views from their oceanfront rooms. A couple of guests found their rooms to be quiet, however, several other reviewers complained about noise disturbances (see below for more details).

The staff were frequently complimented and guests described the front desk agents as friendly and helpful.

Many guests found the location ideal for accessing the beach and convenient for walking to other beachfront attractions, restaurants and shopping.

Several reviewers enjoyed the on-site waterpark (waterslide, indoor and outdoor pools) and the ample activities for children.

The Bad
There were several common concerns found for this property, among the reviews sourced for this editorial, although most guests enjoyed their stays.

Several guests described noise disturbances at this hotel, including noise from neighbouring rooms, slamming doors in the halls, traffic noise and music from a neighbouring restaurant.

A few reviewers thought that the location of the parking facility, which is across the street from the hotel, was inconvenient.

Many reviewers felt their rooms were comfortable and clean, but a couple of guests found their in-room appliances to be dated and not in good working order. A couple of reviewers thought that the furniture and bathroom fixtures were dated. In addition, a couple of guests found their beds uncomfortable. gave this hotel an average score of 3.8 out of 5, with 83% of 1,161 guests recommending the property. ranked this hotel #35 out of 223 hotels in Myrtle Beach, with an average score of 4 out of 5, from 1,699 reviews.

The author called the hotel on May 17, 2013 to verify some information.

Guest Reviews

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88.87 USD - 0.00 USD Sea Crest Oceanfront Resort
Out of 195 hotels
Guest Rating Explained
Rating: 6.7 / 10

No. of guest ratings: 4
No. of guest comments: 4
Guest Recommended: Yes
Popularity Ranking Explained

Rating: #17 out of 195 hotels in Myrtle Beach ranked by guests.
Guest Recommendations
Verified Guest from Baltimore, MD US rated Sea Crest Oceanfront Resort 10 out of 10 on August 08, 2011
"ac was broke for 8 hours before being fixed, 95 degrees"
Joey from Hamlet, NC BS rated Sea Crest Oceanfront Resort 4 out of 10 on June 11, 2006
"It was very clean and at a great location for the price of the room."
Allison from Fredericksburg, VA US rated Sea Crest Oceanfront Resort 9 out of 10 on July 24, 2005
"If you have kids that love to swim, and you want a suite hotel, this cannot be beat. If you want a brand new hotel, this is not it. But it's great for family vacations."
Rebecca from Goldsboro, NC US rated Sea Crest Oceanfront Resort 10 out of 10 on December 31, 2004


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Sea Crest Oceanfront Resort

  • Business Center
  • Fitness Room/Gym
  • Parking
  • Swimming pool
  • Elevator / Lift
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Air Conditioned
  • Tennis Courts
  • Shops
  • Karaoke
  • Photocopier
  • Jacuzzi
  • Spa & Wellness Centre
  • Child Pool
  • Coffee Shop/Cafeteria
  • Souvenirs/Gift Shop
  • Vending Machines
  • Self Laundry

User Contributed Info

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Category Accommodation and Food Services
Listing Type Place
Place Activities Sleeping / Lodging (hotel, chalet, B&B, cabin...)
Postal Code 29577
Telephone (800) 845-1112

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