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Tides Folly Beach

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Only nine miles from historic downtown Charleston, Tides Folly Beach is located along one of south's most beautiful beaches, offering breathtaking views and a laid back vibe. Tides is the ideal destination for your next Charleston beach vacation, wedding or get-together with friends, family or business associates.
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Property amenities
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free Parking
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Heated pool
Meeting Rooms
Outdoor pool
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public Wifi
Wheelchair Access
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Room features
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Beautiful, clean, and comfortable facility! Our room and the surrounding property was immaculate and inviting. It's conveniently located right on the beach with many great restaurants and shops within walking distance. The history of the hotel is quite interesting also, as
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We have been here so many times in the past 20 years that this place seems like a second home. There were two wedding parties booked here during our stay so the place was really hopping. A gentleman ( I believe that his name was either Jim or Tim but after a 15 hour drive I’m
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Response from Pietro G, General Manager at Tides Folly Beach
Responded 24 Nov 2018
Dear Evelyn W, thank you so much for sharing such wonderful feedback, we couldn't be happier that you enjoyed your stay so much. I will be sharing your comments with Jay (the gentleman that helped you upon arrival, he's a true call act and hospitality professional. We look forward to your next visit. Best Regards, Pietro Giardini General Manager
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The hotel overall was awesome. Updated rooms, beautiful amenities, wonderful staff and I could go on and on! However, the one thing that stood out the most was Taylor in the Blu Restaurant. We had occasion to have breakfast there on two mornings. She is a huge asset to this
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If Jay doesn’t meet and greet you at the door, you’re missing a treat! He’ll do everything he can to make your visit enjoyable! The view from the rooms is magnificent. The location is outstanding and the staff is super friendly and helpful. The pool is heated, yes, we swam 13
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Stayed here for 3 nights at the beginning of February. The rooms were clean and the staff was awesome. The only concern I had was on Sunday morning when I was taking a shower the hot water was not very hot. I assume this was because of the number of guest that were trying to
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I believe you need to be 18 and have a valid credit card and ID but I would call to confirm. Enjoy!
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I would skip the hotel breakfast. It was okay and a bit overpriced. There are a lot of great places within a few minute walk. The Lost Dog is great for breakfast and Taco Boy is great for lunch or dinner. Enjoy!
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Very good question, I would call them.
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I hope so, but don’t know definitively.
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Tides has been completely renovated. I will say that a few years ago it wasn’t all that great, but it was the only option for a “hotel”. We stay there every year and this year was even better than last. My only complaint is that there are no suites, and there are only 2 elevators (which include staff). Only rooms with 2 beds or 1 king. I stand by my recommendation though. It’s awesome. Ask for Jay if you have any issues. He’s been there forever and will make sure you are completely satisfied!
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"Beachfront, lots of parking, conveniently located."
"Loved the view from up high!"
"Higher room would buffer the noise from Center St. crowds and bars"
"rooms near the elevators get a little noisy from the traffic in the hall"
"All rooms have a spectacular beach views,"
US$122 - US$380 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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United StatesSouth CarolinaCoastal South CarolinaFolly Beach
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