Jerry Blackwelder

1. Myrtle Beach Seaside Resorts
300 N. Ocean Blvd., North Myrtle Beach, SC
Group Reservations: 1-877-624-6052

Myrtle Beach Seaside Resorts is a group of six beach front hotels that provide affordable accommodations for groups. Each resort is located minutes from golfing, dining and the beach.

2. Fairfield Inn Broadway at the Beach
3150 Oleander Drive, Myrtle Beach, SC, 843-444-8097

Fairfield Inn is within walking distance of Broadway at the Beach, Ripley’s Aquarium, restaurants and one mile from the beach. A complimentary breakfast is included with a group stay at this hotel.

3. Kingston Resorts
10000 Beach Club Drive, Myrtle Beach, SC
Groups of 10 rooms or more: 1-877-360-0799

Kingston Resort provides convenient locations to both Myrtle Beach and North Myrtle Beach attractions. The resort features nine pools, a water park, sports & health club, and several dining options.

4. DoubleTree Resort by Hilton
3200 South Ocean Bld., Myrtle Beach, SC, 843-315-7100

The former Springmaid Beach Resort is probably the most popular student and group hotel property on the Grand Strand. This renovated property will be ready this spring. Minature golf, a fishing pier and restaurant facilities are also available.

5. Dunes Village Resort
5200 North Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach, SC Group Reservations: 843-213-5115

Dunes Village Resort provides a great location for all of Myrtle Beach’s wonderful attractions. The students will be kept active thanks to an indoor waterpark, free arts & crafts, and magic shows.

6. Comfort Suites
710 Frontage Road East, Myrtle Beach, SC Group Reservations: 843-843-4884

Comfort Suites offers an easy access to Ripley’s Aquarium, the SkyWheel, Carolina Opry and Palace Theater. There is also a seasonal outdoor pool and free breakfast for guests.

7. Captain’s Quarters
901 S. Ocean Blvd. Myrtle Beach, SC, 800-291-6545

Captain’s Quarters is a one of a kind resort offering a 20 lane bowling alley and arcade on their sixth floor. They also have an indoor water park that features a pool and lazy river.

8. Landmark Resort
1501 S. Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach, SC, 888-974-8293

Located on the Grand Strand, the Landmark Resort offers 17 indoor and outdoor activities including pools, a waterpark and 9-hole mini-golf. The hotel is conveniently located to all that Myrtle Beach offers.

9. Hampton Inn Myrtle Beach Oceanfront Resort
1801 S. Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach, SC HamptonInn, 843-946-6400 Voted

#1 by TripAdvisor users, Hampton Inn Myrtle Beach Ocean Front Resort offers beachfront accommodations as well as free breakfast, seven pools, two lazy rivers, two Jacuzzis and a playground.

10. Crown Reef Beach Resort and Water Park
2913 South Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach, SC, 800-291-6598

The Crown Reef offers a year round water park and numerous amenities to delight students and their chaperones. Amenities include an arcade, several restaurants, an ice cream parlor and coffee shop.

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