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BEST WESTERN PLUS Grand Strand Inn & Suites

1804 S Ocean Boulevard, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577-4634
Phone: 843/448-1461   |   Fax: 843-626-2242   |   118 Rooms
Check Out Time: 11:00 AM   |   Check In: 3:00 PM   |   Online Reservations

Welcome to BEST WESTERN PLUS Grand Strand Inn & Suites!

Our Myrtle Beach hotel comes complete with clean, high-quality rooms, excellent customer service, and a competitive price. We have two buildings- one oceanfront and the other across the street from the ocean- that include single, doubles, suites, and penthouses. This hotel on S. Ocean Blvd also features private beach homes and cottages that will quickly become your "home away from home."

If you're looking for a Myrtle Beach oceanfront hotel, our oceanfront rooms are perfect for a romantic escape or family fun, featuring private balconies with rocking chairs for a great ocean view, and a quiet atmosphere. Our building on the other side of S. Ocean Blvd (across the street from the ocean) features room types designed to accommodate any party's needs, with easy access to both the outdoor pool and a short walk to the beach. Guests at this Myrtle Beach hotel simply slip on their flip flops and stroll to the golden sands for a truly rejuvenating vacation.

The BEST WESTERN PLUS Grand Strand Inn & Suites features top-notch amenities for the convenience of guests. Our Myrtle Beach hotel is eco-friendly for green-minded travelers, completely non-smoking for your comfort, and consistently ranked as one of the best hotels in Myrtle Beach. All rooms come with access to our two pool facilities, including an outdoor pool, hot tub, and lazy river, and a heated indoor pool and hot tub. Guests also enjoy free Internet access, a brand-new business and fitness center, and 24-hour coffee & tea. To top it all off, we offer a free hot deluxe continental breakfast, complete with a waffle station, biscuits with gravy, egg and sausage patties, a selection of fruits and pastries, and 100% Arabica coffee. A hearty breakfast is a must for a day of surf, long walks on the beach, or shopping at nearby boutiques.

Myrtle Beach is a favorite destination for travelers looking for a true southern coastal escape. The nearby Market Commons is a hot spot for concerts, special events, shopping and dining. We're also only one mile from the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk, the home of the famous Sky Wheel, and Family Kingdom Amusement Park. Our close proximity to all Myrtle Beach has to offer will provide guests with a fantastic getaway.

Additionally, the Myrtle Beach bike and motorcycle rallies always draw a crowd, and enjoying a ride along the beach is the ultimate way to enjoy those summer months. Cruisin' the Coast, the beloved Harley Davidson Spring Rally, is the perfect way to welcome the warm weather. The Ride, the Harley Davidson Fall Rally, bookends the biker culture with a party to ring in the autumn. From the Myrtle Beach Marathon to the bevy of other outdoor activities, there's always something exciting happening near our Myrtle Beach hotel.

Reserve your quiet, cool room at BEST WESTERN PLUS Grand Strand Inn & Suites for a relaxing holiday!

Please note: Management reserves the right to refuse to provide accommodation to persons less than the age of 21 unless accompanied by a parent. Proof of legal age may be required at check-in.

 

Hotel Amenities & Services

  • Exercise facilities
  • 100% smoke free hotel
  • Complimentary deluxe continental breakfast, choice of breads, cereal, fruit, eggs, yogurt, juice, coffee, and hot items.includes hot waffles.
  • Outdoor pool, heated, seasonal, 30-foot by 60-foot, with sundeck and 125-foot lazy river ride
  • Hot tubs, outdoor seasonal and indoor is open year round
  • Fitness center 24 Hour
  • Elevator, wheelchair accessible
  • Indoor pool, heated, located in beachfront building available to all guests with showers and changing facility.
  • Ice/vending machines
  • Free parking
  • Business center
  • Fax services
  • Photocopy services
  • Interior/Exterior corridor
  • Sun deck
  • Dry cleaning
  • Universal gym
  • Stair stepper
  • Stationary bike
  • Treadmill
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Cable or satellite television
  • Dataports
  • Mail services
  • Theater ticket desk Tickets to selected attractions sold at front desk
  • Convenience store/Sundry
  • Air-conditioning
  • Elevator access in oceanfront building and to most of the main building.
  • Barbeque grills for guests
  • 24-hour security guard

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Conveniently located, the best western plus grand strand inn & suites in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina is shown on the map. Detailed driving directions from popular points or nearby cities are listed below. For those with GPS, here you go:

Longitude: 33.671875  /  Latitude: -78.903755

 

Driving Directions to Hotel

 

From: All directions. The BEST WESTERN PLUS Grand Strand Inn & Suites is across the street from the ocean on Ocean Boulevard, only two miles south of Myrtle Beach Pavilion at U.S. Highway 501 and Ocean Boulevard.

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We care about the quality of your stay with us. Below are nearby attractions, shopping and restaurants that are popular with our guests. Listed locations are nearby with approximate distance listed where available.

Most Popular Area Attractions

Alabama Theatre

Located in North Myrtle Beach along South Carolina’s Atlantic coast, the Alabama Theatre is known as one of the more popular entertainment venues in the region. Opened in 1993, the venue frequently hosts nationally renowned country music artists, as well as many others genres.

Past shows at the Alabama Theatre include the Lettermen, Kenny Rogers, Bill Cosby, Josh Turner, and so much more. Speaking to the venue’s prominence and popularity, it was recently nominated for the Country Music Association’s Venue of the Year Award, and was even featured in a question on the popular television show, Jeopardy.

Broadway at the Beach

Covering 350 acres, Broadway at the Beach is a shopping district located in Myrtle Beach on the South Carolina coast. Set on Lake Broadway, Broadway yields over 20 restaurants, more than 150 shops, plus kid’s attractions and nightclubs.

This Broadway at the Beach entertainment district is home to Ripley's Aquarium, WonderWorks, the Vault Laser Maze, and much more. Opened in 1996, Broadway also features thrill rides, live converts, and a movie theater.

Brookgreen Gardens

Set on the Murrells Inlet, Brookgreen Gardens is both a zoological park and sculpture garden located on Pawleys Island. Found just south of Myrtle Beach on the South Carolina Coast, the gardens cover over 9,000 acres.

Established in 1932, Brookgreen Gardens is a U.S. National Historic Landmark District listed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places. The site features nearly 1,500 stunning sculptures, the Lowcountry Zoo and center, boat tours, and much more.

Carolina Opry

Founded by Calvin Gilmore, the Carolina Opry is a performing arts venue set in Myrtle Beach on the South Carolina Coast. Established in 1986, the Carolina Opry is a two-hour show of rock and country music, plus comedy, dancing, and all around fun.

Awarded with the Governor’s Cup, the Carolina Opry is a combination of the former of the original theater in Surfside Beach, and the Dixie Jubilee theater in North Myrtle Beach. Other shows include Good Vibrations, and Carolina Opry Christmas Special – the Christmas Show of the South.

Children's Museum of South Carolina

Established in 1994, Children's Museum of South Carolina is located in Myrtle Beach on the South Carolina Coast. Open throughout the year, CMSC features dozens of interactive exhibits, plus the Digitalis Planetarium.

Displays at the Children's Museum of South Carolina include local exhibits like the South Carolina Fossil Hunt and Discover South Carolina. Other interactive showcases include Recycling Center, Gem Mining, Flora's Farmers Market, and Express Yourself Art Center.

Family Kingdom Amusement Park

Free to the public, the Family Kingdom Amusement Park is a South Carolina coast theme park located in Myrtle Beach. Open from Good Friday to Labor Day, the Family Kingdom park boasts 37 rides on 13 acres.

Family Kingdom Amusement Park features the Swamp Fox wooden coaster, the O.D. Hopkins Log Flume, and the Family Kingdom's Giant Wheel. Home to Splashes Oceanfront Water Park, FKAP also offers kiddie rides, food, and games.

Georgetown County Museum

Located along South Carolina’s Atlantic coast, the Georgetown County Museum presents a great deal of history and culture near Myrtle Beach. Guests are invited to visit the museum and discover some of the state’s vast history with exhibits like Native American Collection, Sport Fishing Collection, Military Room, and so much more.

Depending on when you visit the Georgetown County Museum, the museum just might be hosting an informative and fun-filled event. Don’t miss frequent oral history lectures as well as guided tours to get the most of your visit. 

Hammock Shops Village

Featuring a wealth of history and comfort, the Hammock Shops Village in Georgetown attracts visitors year-round to South Carolina’s scenic coast. Just south of Myrtle Beach, the hammock village opened in 1938, and offers visitors more than just hammocks.

Today, guests visit the village for the surrounding nature, unique shopping, dining, and even catching a glimpse of how the iconic lounge chair is crafted. The formula may have changed since Captain Joshua John Ward made the first hammock in 1889, but that hasn’t kept Hammock Shops Village from being a must-see destination.

Hampton Plantation State Historic Site

Constructed in 1735, the Hampton Plantation State Historic Site was selected to the National Register of Historic Places in 1970 and has been enlightening tourists ever since. Visit the South Carolina coast and be sure to explore the 275 acres of land and the 12 room mansion – both chock full of South Carolinian history.

Conveniently located along the coast, near North Charleston and Myrtle Beach, the Hampton Plantation is more than a historic mansion. It also serves as an outdoor recreational area for vacationers. In the surrounding area, visitors enjoy fishing in nearby Wambaw Creek, hiking the two mile loop trail that traverses the property, and bird watching – the red-cockaded woodpecker and swallow-tail kite. Both are endangered and call the park home.

Hopsewee Plantation

Located along South Carolina’s Atlantic coast, the Hopsewee Plantation is a National Historic Landmark just outside of Myrtle Beach in Georgetown. The house was built nearly 40 years before the Revolutionary War, and houses plenty of South Carolina history.

Although the house is still a private residence, visitors frequently enjoy viewing the historic home’s surrounding scenery, featuring hanging moss-trees along the Golden River. View original décor, take tours of the home, and be sure to visit during one of the plantation’s many elegant events.

Huntington Beach State Park

Huntington Beach State Park is located along the South Carolina coast, twelve miles from Myrtle Beach. Park visitors enjoy programs in the Environmental Education Center and the opportunity to view loggerhead turtles up close. Bring your camera to snap a shot of an alligator in the freshwater lake or bring your binoculars to look for some of the 300 species of birds.

Those ready for a behind-the-scenes-look at the park can participate in the Coastal Exploration program. During the program, visitors join the park staff to view alligators and explore the nature trails and marshes. Drive along Ocean Highway to find convenient and comfortable lodging with Best Western hotels. Enjoy the ocean breeze in the Palmetto State.

Kaminski House Museum

Located along South Carolina’s Atlantic coast, the Kaminski House Museum is a delightful destination near Myrtle Beach in Georgetown. Visitors frequently enjoying taking in the architecture, antiques, and outstanding history present on the plantation’s expansive grounds.

During your visit, take a guided tour and sample some of the history and life in the 18th century, as told by knowledgeable curators. Moreover, the Kaminski House Museum hosts a variety of informative events throughout the year as well.

Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament

Set on Fantasy Way, the Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament is located in Myrtle Beach on the South Carolina coast. Take a break from the Atlantic Ocean and head to Myrtle Beach Castle – you can’t miss it.

Found at the entrance to Free Style MusicPark, the Medieval Times' Myrtle Beach Castle offers medieval-style live entertainment, hearty fare for dinner, and full bar service.

Myrtle Beach International Airport

A public-use airpark, Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR) is located at the Myrtle Beach Air Force Base – set in Myrtle Beach on the South Carolina Coastal Region. Formerly Myrtle Beach Jetport, MYR is owned and operated by Horry County,

A focus city for Spirit Airlines, MYR is served by major airlines like Allegiant, Delta, Porter, Spirit, United, US Airways, and WestJet. MYR covers 3,795 acres encompassing one runway and the Dr. W.L. Harrelson Terminal – housing seven gates.

Myrtle Beach SkyWheel

Completed in 2011, the Myrtle Beach SkyWheel stands at 187 feet – making it North America’s second tallest Ferris wheel. Located in Myrtle Beach on the South Carolina coast, the SkyWheel is found on Oceanfront Boardwalk & Promenade.

The Myrtle Beach SkyWheel yields incredible views of the Atlantic Ocean shore, plus lunch at LandShark Bar & Grill and shopping SurfShack and the rest of the 1.2-mile Oceanfront Boardwalk.

Myrtle Beach Speedway

Located in Myrtle Beach, along South Carolina’s scenic coastline, the Myrtle Beach Speedway delights NASCAR and other race fans year round. The track was built in 1958, and still hosts some of the big-name race events in the region.

Some past race events held at Myrtle Beach Speedway include renowned races like the Busch Series 2000, now known as the Nationwide Series. Currently the track hosts the Myrtle Beach 400, NASCAR Racing Experience, and many others.

Myrtle Beach State Park

Myrtle Beach State Park offers a reprieve from city-life in the form of about three miles of South Carolina coastline in the heart of Myrtle Beach. Families visiting Myrtle Beach will enjoy a long list of outdoor recreational activities with a great view of the Atlantic Ocean.

Enjoy world-class fishing from both the pier or surf fishing and crabbing. Active vacationers also enjoy the hiking and mountain biking trails traversing the park grounds. Swimming is permitted on the beach as well, complete with Horry County lifeguards. Equestrian travelers, don't forget to utilize the equestrian trails for horseback riding.

Myrtle Waves

Open May through September, Myrtle Waves Water Park is located in Myrtle Beach on the South Carolina coast. Take a chlorinated break from the Atlantic Ocean and hit the Ocean In Motion Wave Pool, LayZee River, and the Bubble Bay.

Thrill seekers, head to Myrtle Waves for the 10-story Turbo Twisters, the 20-foot Super Chute, plus Snake Mountain, Thunderbolts, and Night Flight. Kids love the Caribbean-themed Saturation Station, while eateries include Island Café and Sharkey’s Snack Shack.

NASCAR SpeedPark Myrtle Beach

Open from March to December, the NASCAR SpeedPark Myrtle Beach is a family-friendly amusement park set in Myrtle Beach near the South Carolina coast. The Speedpark features seven go-kart racetracks.

NASCAR SpeedPark tracks include the Family 500, the Intimidator, and Thunder Road – plus thrill jaunts like the Skycoaster, and kiddie rides like Sparkie's Express. More than 50 games of simulated excitement is found in the SpeedDome arcade, while two Nascar-themed mini golf courses features a total of 36 racy holes.

Palace Theatre Myrtle Beach

Encompassing 6,400 square feet, the Palace Theatre is located in Myrtle Beach on the South Carolina Coast coast within the Broadway at the Beach facility. PT is topped by the iconic golden dome – though it's more of a green.

Palace consists of the 140-seat King’s Theatre, and the 2,600-seat Main Auditorium – the box office for which is open daily at 9 a.m. All together spread over 20 acres, the Palace Theatre offers music, comedy, dance, and plays – plus is available for private bookings.

Pirates Voyage Dinner Attraction

A Dolly Parton Company, Pirates Voyage is a dinner and live entertainment attraction in Myrtle Beach – ideal for dinner and show on the South Carolina coast.

Pirates Voyage Dinner Attraction features weekend shows, plus Friday and Wednesday night performances. PV offers the Four-Course Pirate Feast while a large stage showcases Myrtle Beach’s pirated past.

Rice Museum

Located along South Carolina’s Atlantic coast, the Rice Museum, known locally as the “Town Clock”, features a wealth of delightful, southern charm and history near Myrtle Beach in Georgetown. Peruse the museum and get a good glimpse of the plentiful dioramas, maps, artifacts, and more, all circa 18th century.

This museum houses plenty of exhibits and galleries catering to specific trades and historic eras.  Be sure to check out the Agricultural Society, the Rice in Georgetown County exhibit, and the Old Market and Kaminski Hardware Buildings – among many others.

Ripley's Aquarium

Ripley's Aquarium is a favored Myrtle Beach attraction, located in Broadway-at-the-Beach. This impressive 85,000 square foot aquarium contains a wonderful variety of exhibits and displays. The new "Jaw-some" exhibit, "Sharks - Perfect Predators" features more than 12 shark species and 30 hands-on interactive displays. Take your time strolling through Rio Amazon, Dangerous Reef, Stingray Bay, Systems Control, Living Gallery, Touch-A-Ray Bay, Rainbow Rock and Discovery Center.

Have fun exploring it all. Stop in the Cargo Hold Gift Shop to shop for a remembrance of your visit or grab a snack in the Feeding Frenzy Eatery. This coastal aquarium also offers educational classes, marine camps, swimming with sting rays and sleep-overs with the sharks. Enjoy your own down-time in a Best Western guest room, while traveling in Myrtle Beach.

Second Avenue Pier

Located off of the shores of Myrtle Beach along South Carolina’s coastal region, the Second Avenue Pier offers endless amounts of maritime fun for the entire family. Aside from unbeatable views of the Atlantic Ocean, the pier also offers anglers a great place to reel in flounder, king mackerel, and barracuda.

If you don’t plan on catching your own lunch or dinner, stop by the 2nd Avenue Restaurant and Bar or Pier House Restaurant for delicious dining and casual atmosphere. The Open Air Bar, also on the pier, offers an unmatched combination of good times and dazzling views of the sunset.

South Carolina Maritime Museum

Located along South Carolina’s Atlantic coast, the South Carolina Maritime Museum acts as an informative and charming stop near Myrtle Beach in Georgetown. The facility houses plenty of displays and exhibits, some of which include actual vessels from the early 1700s and beyond.

Moreover, the South Carolina Maritime Museum features the Browns Ferry Vessel, the oldest vessel on exhibit in the country. Also, be sure and explore the Georgetown Lighthouse, the oldest remaining active lighthouse in South Carolina.

Stewart-Parker House

Located along South Carolina’s Atlantic coast, the Stewart-Park House gives visitors an up-close and personal view into South Carolina’s historic past. The house is located in Georgetown, which is just south of Myrtle Beach.

The house was built around 1740, and features accurate reproductions of the original furnishings. The first floor of the home is available for weddings, meetings, and events. Today, the home is owned and operated by the National Society of the Colonial Dames of America.

TicketReturn.com Field

Also known as Pelicans Ballpark, TicketretuRn.com Field is a 6,600-seat baseball stadium located in Myrtle Beach on the South Carolina Coast. Open in 1999, the ballpark is home to the Myrtle Beach Pelicans minor league baseball team.

Owned by the City of Myrtle Beach – and managed by the Myrtle Beach Professional Baseball Club – Pelicans Ballpark also hosts the Bi-Lo Myrtle Beach Marathon finish line, and tournaments like the Baseball At The Beach event.

TicketReturn.com Field was also the filming site for the third season of Eastbound & Down.

True Blue Plantation

True Blue Plantation remains one of "America's 100 Greatest Public Courses" as noted by Golf Digest. The fairways along the rolling terrain of this par-72 championship course, were built upon the historic rice and indigo plantation. Practice your best swing on the 18-acre practice facility, visit the learning center or stroll through the pro shop to browse the selection of items.

Settle in for a restful night's sleep as a guest of Best Western hotels in Myrtle Beach. Listen to the ocean's waves as they reach the coast while enjoying excellent guest amenities. Whether you relax on the beach, play golf, dine on seafood or go shopping, there is much to do along the popular South Carolina coast.

WonderWorks Myrtle Beach

A family-friendly spot, WonderWorks Myrtle Beach is located in Myrtle Beach on the South Carolina coast. Found within the Broadway at the Beach shopping district, WonderWorks is a highly interactive science museum and theme park.

WonderWorks Myrtle Beach simulates natural disasters, deep space, and science labs with exhibits like the Hurricane Shack, Tesla Coil, Space Zone, Mind Ball and more.

More Area Attractions & Services

  • 0.10 mile(s) from Atlantic Ocean
  • 0.10 mile(s) from Grand Strand Beach with fishing
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Myrtle Beach State Park
  • 3.50 mile(s) from Myrtle Beach Convention Center
  • 4.00 mile(s) from Ripley's Aquarium
  • 4.00 mile(s) from Broadway at the Beach
  • 4.00 mile(s) from Coastal Federal Field, home to the Myrtle Beach Pelicans, minor league baseball team
  • 8.00 mile(s) from Waccatee Zoological Farm
  • 15.00 mile(s) from Brookgreen Gardens
  • 15.00 mile(s) from Carolina Opry
  • 10.00 mile(s) from Myrtle Beach Outlet Stores

Distances to Popular Points of Interest

  • 10.00 mile(s) from Conway
  • 25.00 mile(s) from Georgetown
  • 50.00 mile(s) from Florence
  • 50.00 mile(s) from Wilmington
  • 10.00 mile(s) from Coastal Carolina University

Local Area Recreation Opportunities

  • 0.50 mile(s) from tennis in Myrtle Beach
  • 1.00 mile(s) from golf in Myrtle Beach
  • 1.00 mile(s) from boating, jet skiing and surfing
  • 1.00 mile(s) from volleyball
  • 1.50 mile(s) from Family Kingdom Amusement Park
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Myrtle Beach Pavillion Amusement Park
  • 3.00 mile(s) from scuba diving
  • 4.00 mile(s) from Broadway 16 Cinemas

Nearby Restaurants

  • 0.10 mile(s) from Spring Garden Restaurant, open from 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
  • 0.40 mile(s) from K & W Cafeteria, open from 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  • 0.40 mile(s) from Angelo's Steak & Pasta, open from 4:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
  • 0.40 mile(s) from Arby's, open from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
  • 0.70 mile(s) from Wendy's, open from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
  • 1.20 mile(s) from Damon's The Place For Ribs, open from 4:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

BEST WESTERN PLUS Grand Strand Inn & Suites

Enjoy your stay with us even more by checking out some of the most popular area points of interest and local area events happening in or near Myrtle Beach. Chase the links to explore the local region even more.

Local Events Worth Considering:

November 2014

November 8 - December 31, 2014
Holiday Festival of Lights Over two million lights fill James Island County Park during this unique festival. Drive through this wonderland in the evenings. Times vary.
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