Last minute decision on President's Day weekend. Reservations were few and far between.
30 minutes on hold gave up and tried again, 20 minutes on hold and filled out the online request to have them call me back. That never happened. Took a chance and made the reservation online. Only room available was 4 bedroom Ocean View, $169 night.
Check in went smoothly and quickly, seems that Alex is the 1 man band, day on stay on. Thank you Alex for a good job.
Parking is ample and easy, 4 floors worth with 4 fast elevators. Seems like there were ample luggage carts too.
Room was spacious and very clean. The 4 bedroom(suite 1001) is on the east side so it has
some ocean view.Fairly large deck for a high rise condo. Master suite was nice with spacious bath. Kitchen was roomy and clean though it would be nice if someone would fasten the dishwater in so that it wouldn't tip out on the floor?
Nice sized dining area and living room. Other bedrooms were of decent size though it was only 2 of us in the 4 bedroom suite.
Pools were average. There is a kiddie pool if you have small children. The larger pool is generally just a 3' deep square that needs some good vacuuming and cleaning. There's a large hot tub also. The chlorine level in the pool was so high it left the both of us bright red and
itching/burning. Pool bathrooms are located one floor up from pool which makes me worry about kids, or adults, taking the easy way out rather than make the trip.
There are some decent restaurants close by within walking distance. Overall the resort is ok but after making the reservations I saw the NO MOTORCYCLES policy that prohibits motorcycles of any kind on the property. I understand that what generally prompted this policy adoption but don't agree with it. My wife and I our in our 50's and tour America on our Harley's
though we never hit Myrtle Beach during the bike weeks for same reason, stupid behavior by
stupid people on bikes. The ironic thing is that they adopted this discriminatory policy against all bike riders, year long, but the bikes still go up and down the street out front. What does the
There are so many wonderful resorts in Myrtle Beach that welcome us on our bikes that it isn't likely that we will return.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- As a one-of-a-kind AAA Four Diamond accommodation in North Myrtle Beach, the luxurious Mar Vista Grande is everything you could want for your next beach vacation. This is the perfect beach resort for relaxing and soaking up the sun in a quiet beach atmosphere. Our comfortably spacious 3 and 4 bedroom condos are decorated with all the comforts of home perfect the for full family experience. With a host of thoughtful amenities, this makes Mar Vista Grande the ideal choice among beach vacation rentals. Such amenities include free wireless internet, free covered parking garage, indoor and outdoor pool, oceanfront tiki bar, fully equipped fitness center and much more. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Mar Vista Grande Hotel North Myrtle Beach