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Viking Ocean Front Motel

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I stayed at Viking because it was one of the most affordable places online at the time. It's kind of dirty and a old, but I never had high standards in the first place. What I regret is booking the room online because when I arrived I realized I could have just booked a hotel when I arrived at a... More 

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Thank Robert G
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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13 reviews
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Reviewed 3 October 2016

The desk clerk was really nice. We checked in at 2.00pm. The desk clerk could tell my husband was disabled, so she helped us get to our room early. It is inexpensive ,no frills. It has analog tv. It is right on the beach front and it has rooms large enough for families with kids, that otherwise could not afford... More 

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Burlington, North Carolina
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Reviewed 30 September 2016

We just returned from a mini vacation at the Viking. I was pleasantly surprised with my room. We had a 2nd floor ocean front suite and it was nice and clean. I saw no bugs, and no smells in the hall or elevator. My furbaby loved it ! He had plenty of room to bask in the sun on the... More 

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Thank Betty858
South Carolina
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Reviewed 22 September 2016

Had a great 3ft-9ft pool and 1ft kiddie pool Room was nice, no complaints. Kids had separate area with 2 beds and tv. Also had their own A/C Nice private oceanfront balcony Not much parking at hotel, but plenty across the street Clean, no bugs Plenty of towels

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Thank heatherlakeside2015
San Antonio, Texas
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Reviewed 15 September 2016

Myrtle Beach motel located on the beach. inexpensive, no frills, but right on the beach for under $45.00 a night total. Walking distance to beach dive bars, expensive hotels, cheap eats, etc. What more do you want?

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Buffalo, NY
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Reviewed 1 September 2016

If you don't mind a bit of sand and some self housekeeping, this place is good for the price. Nothing fancy, doable. Once you you realize it is not a 5 star establishment you can go on to enjoy the pool, the balconies and access to the beach. This place is always full. The staff are nice, and yes, it... More 

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Greenville, South Carolina
2 reviews
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Although I was extremely skeptical, I was pleasantly surprised! The front desk personnel were friendly and helpful. The room was very clean with PLENTY of towels, the bed was soft, so were the sheets and fluffy pillows. For as little as I paid, I was well satisfied with what I received!

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Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

I booked this hotel because we were on a budget also because we got our fourth night free. We also got a pet friendly hotel but ended up not bringing our dog. We have a baby and a toddler. I was nervous about this hotel because I have read some terrible reviews. Upon checking in both the woman at the... More 

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Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

The hotel is old and bad. I paid for a big room and the front desk gave me a small and rusted room with bathroom cracked. Enclosed is the photo of the bathroom. When they gave me the small room they didn't gave me the money back instead they charged me another $36.00 for 3 nights in taxes.

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Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Our room was run down every old TV and needs alot of repair and remodeling the air conditioner was very loud the pool was ok but was always full of people pool was supposed to be open till ten pm but people stayed in pool till 3 am you call front desk and they never did anything about it won't... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Viking Ocean Front Motel

Address: 1811 S Ocean Blvd, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577-4633
Region: United States > South Carolina > Coastal South Carolina > Myrtle Beach
Price Range: $70 - $158 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Viking Ocean Front Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 75
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Also Known As:
Viking Ocean Front Hotel Myrtle Beach
Hotel Viking Ocean Front
Viking Hotel Myrtle Beach
The Oceanfront Viking Motel
Hotel Style:
#93 On the Beach Hotel in Myrtle Beach
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“The best view ocean front. Larger rooms on the 1st. floor.”
 of 5 bubbles charlottec536, 2 Oct 2016 | Read review
“If you want ocean front with a private balcony I would reserve this directly with the motel.”
 of 5 bubbles Betty858, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
“On the Beach. Small and inexpensive.”
 of 5 bubbles chrisoanderson, 14 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Expect to do a lot on your own.”
 of 5 bubbles ChrysBuffalo_NY, 31 Aug 2016 | Read review
“I had a second floor poolside room and slept very well.”
 of 5 bubbles Jill614, 29 Aug 2016 | Read review
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