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Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed yesterday NEW

My boyfriend and I arrived in NMB for a planned stay at a friend's beach house, but because of a mix up with a contractor doing work on the house the key was not in it's hiding place and the contractor could not be reached. I immediately started looking for a place that was oceanfront or located close enough to...

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Goldsboro, North Carolina
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We waited to reserve our room too late for the Easter weekend and ended up staying here. The cost was very low for a place on the beach. Pros: The woman behind the counter who checked us in was very polite and professional. The room was just a stone throw from the beach. There was an outside bar. Cons: Not...

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Thank iccjoe
Reviewed 28 February 2017

The motel was a mom and pop location. Had a bar and grill/food on the premises. Food was good and reasonably priced. Room leaked from bathroom above us. Staff did everything to correct the problem. Motel was right on the beach. Would stay again. Could hear through the walls though.

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Thank 563suep
Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Nice place. A little dated but still a good place. Entertainment by the pool bar was good. Pool was nice and warm. Only thing that was not good was the bugs in my room that had been attracted to the spilled ice cream outside my patio by the pool. That hadn't been cleaned up. Also beds were a bit uncomfortable....

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Midlothian, Virginia
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Tired, worn out and would not recommend. Great location but not very clean and the pool was really cloudy. Rust on appliances and the kitchenette was not stocked adequately. Bathroom tub had standing water in it. You could basicly see through the bed sheets they were so old.

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Virginia
Reviewed 25 October 2016

I read alot of reviews before I booked this place and it had a 50/50 chance of my approval; so I did. First, it is an old and outdated building however; it was clean and the staff was friendly and fun. When it is just me and my husband we want clean, bug free, friendly staff and location. This place...

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Thank 3Smiths
Orangeburg, South Carolina
Reviewed 14 October 2016

I highly recommend the Castaway Inn. The staff was SUPER. They immediately notified me that they were evacuating and closing due to Hurricane Matthew. The location is directly on the ocean front.I will stay again but NOT during a hurricane.

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Thank drwes401956
Reviewed 4 October 2016

cheap price right on the beach, but in sad condition. Staff was excellent had hard working. Kitchenette was in awful condition. The only think we used in it was the refrig. If lookiing for cheap, no frill, this will work.

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Lenoir, North Carolina
Reviewed 30 September 2016

The best part of this place is that it is located directly on the ocean. That is where is ends. We arrived on Thursday and we were greeted by the hotel check in staff and went up to our room on the second floor. The paint was peeling. The electric outlets did not have covers. The circuit breaker box was...

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1Thank Kimmie R
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Clean place,great bar and grill,only 40 steps to the beach! We will stay here again! The staff was friendly and easy to work with! We have a nice ocean view and have booked a room for next year. Can't wait!

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Castaway Beach Inn

Address: 1717 S Ocean Blvd, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582 (Formerly By the Sea Motel)
Region: United States > South Carolina > Coastal South Carolina > North Myrtle Beach
Price Range: $90 - $242 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Castaway Beach Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 48
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Also Known As:
By The Sea Hotel North Myrtle Beach
Hotel Style:
#13 On the Beach Hotel in North Myrtle Beach
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Concord, North Carolina
DavidScholl
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Philly PA
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“309 was perfect, on the end of the building, no obstructions, and at the stairs!”
3Smiths, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Beautiful ocean view.”
drwes401956, 14 Oct 2016 | Read review
“cheap price, kitchenette in horrible condition.”
sharonpQ4449YI, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Beach Side is Near the Bar”
K6455MNamandas, 30 Jul 2016 | Read review
“3rd floor for the best view. Ground floor with make your balcony pool front and loud.”
justing917, 19 Jul 2016 | Read review
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