Springmaid Beach Resort
What We Love
- A newly renovated oceanfront resort with a private beach - includes discounts and moreThe recent renovation of the property, to become a DoubleTree by Hilton within months
- The resort’s 18-hole mini-golf course, six pools and sprawling fishing pier
- The Grand Strand’s bustling boardwalk, with water sports and theme parks galore
- The quarter mile of beach that’s reserved just for Springmaid guests
What To Know
- A nightly resort fee is payable to the hotel
- The hotel has undergone recent renovations
Get the most out of Myrtle Beach at the local resort with the most to do (or close). The newly renovated Springmaid Beach Resort, slated to be a DoubleTree by Hilton by June 2016, resides on 27 acres, with a quarter mile of beach and 1,068-foot pier. Everything here is super-sized, and that goes for the fun, too. Between the two lazy rivers, six pools and 18 holes of mini golf, you’ll barely think to set foot beyond the action-packed property’s bounds.
But something even bigger awaits outside: the Grand Strand, South Carolina’s surrounding 60-mile shoreline. It’s largely framed by a boardwalk and dotted with theme parks, restaurants and bars, promising beachy amusement on a whole new scale. Give surfing a try, hop aboard a swashbuckling pirate cruise, or watch the racecars at the Myrtle Beach Speedway. The sky’s the limit, so use Springmaid as your springboard, and see how far you can take your trip.
Good to know
Please note that a resort fee of $17.64 per room, per night is payable directly to the hotel. The resort fee includes parking; Wi-Fi; access to the indoor and outdoor pools, lazy rivers and inner tube access; grounds maintenance; access to the Springmaid Pier; on-site security; local, long-distance and 800 phone calls; fitness and business center access; concierge services; complimentary miniature golf; in-room bottled water; discounted fishing passes and rod rentals; and a 20% discount on beach rentals from the gift shop.
The accommodations at Springmaid number nearly 500, each an ocean-view abode in fresh colors and with tasteful furnishings and artwork. Each comes with its own private balcony, as well as a generous, full-size refrigerator and 32-in. flat-screen HDTV.
Springmaid is home to two eateries, convenient complements to the buzzing restaurant-and-bar scene beyond the property’s borders. Marlin’s Buffet is best known for its omelets, and BARnacles on Springmaid Pier, its fresh seafood; there’s also a seasonal pool bar, with fruity drinks to sip while you sunbathe.
The Grand Strand is a sprawling stretch of beach in South Carolina’s southeast, rich in boardwalk bars and boating and water-sporting operators. Hit up the Myrtle Beach Speedway for a race or the Pirates Voyage Dinner & Show to chow down on barbecue while watching pirates duke it out to the hits of Dolly Parton. (Yes, it’s a thing.) But don’t forget you’ve also got a sprawling resort to call your own, including 18 holes of mini golf, a quarter mile of beach and a fishing pier.
How to Get There
I attended a conference at the hotel. My wife came along for a few days at the beach. The area is great because it is away from the congestion of Myrtle Beach. It is very convenient to the airport. This is a bonus and a curse. Easy commute to and from the airport. The downside is that EVERY departing aircraft goes directly over the property at low altitude. When I arrived, i wondered why ear plugs were provided in the room. Now I know. The noise will rock you out of the bed early morning but overall it's not that annoying. The beach is clean and easily accessed. I would stay here again in the future.
The hotel has two towers but definitely do not stay at the one near the convention center. It’s horrible! Old and dirty.
The other tower is not as bad but for the money ???? you are paying to stay here you would get a much better place and service in other country, for example a beach resort in Mexico.
The only good thing about the second tower is the view.
If you want a chair and umbrella in the beach ???? you have to pay $40 additional.
Nice Hilton property on Myrtle Beach away from the busy hotel strip on the North. Only problem was that Market onlybopen from 7-4 pm and pool bar only serves food until 4 pm. I was offered a 50% off drinks, but it couldn’t be used at the pool bar. Still had a good stay.