$51 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Apr 26, 2015 Check-out: Apr 29, 2015

Crown Reef Resort

3 stars
View map of 2913 South Ocean Blvd, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

Hotel Overview

Reviewer score
2.7
out of 5
206 reviews
Awesome!

It was our first time at this Hotel. The indoor WATERPARK was somewhat heated and that was great... See full review

  • christopher B.
  • Mar 18, 2015
Tatalicious Crew

This hotel was the best it was clean the staff was very helpful and informative the location was... See full review

  • TATALICIOUS
  • Sep 8, 2014
Oceanfront in Myrtle Beach with a four-story tall waterpark, pools, dining and more

Relax with a private balcony facing the Atlantic Ocean in one of more than 500 newly renovated units at Crown Reef Resort and Waterpark in Myrtle Beach, SC. Featuring a new, four-story tall waterpark with two giant slides, a silly sub, water play area and kiddie slide, Crown Reef Resort and Waterpark provides hours of year-round fun. Enjoy time on the beach or have a fun afternoon at the ultimate oceanfront playground -- as well as the hotel itself, where in addition to the waterpark, the pool deck features pools, hot tubs and lounge chairs. Meander down the longest oceanfront lazy river in Myrtle Beach at 575 feet, unwind with a cocktail at the Pool Bar and Grill, work out in the fitness center, experience dining at several restaurants and cafes on-site, or chill out in the video arcade. 

Highlights
  • Four-story tall waterpark featuring a body slide, tube slide, kiddie slide and more, which is free for resort guests and open year-round
  • Countless on-site pools, including a 575-foot-long lazy river
  • Several on-site dining and cocktail destinations, or efficiencies and suites with newly remodeled kitchens for home cooking

Location

Crown Reef Resort and Waterpark sits on the beachfront just south of the center of Myrtle Beach. Walk to Myrtle Beach State Park, or head up to the Boardwalk, less than three miles away.

Rooms

Each of the 514 smoke-free rooms and suites at Crown Reef are newly renovated and feature a private balcony. Each is tailored to provide the comforts of home -- with selected suites offering a Jacuzzi. Rooms feature a mini refrigerator, a hair-dryer, TV, a coffee-maker and more. Some rooms also feature kitchen facilities, including a stove and utensils.

Features

The hotel adds extra fun to its beachfront location with more than 20 oceanfront swimming pools, hot tubs and fountains. The main event is the new $2 million oceanfront waterpark. The hotel also features the Town Center Dining, Entertainment and Fun Zone, plus an activity program for kids in summer.

Dining

Crown Reef Resort makes dining easy with several restaurants and cafes to choose from. Located on the lobby level in the Town Center, Loco Gecko Beach Shak offers lunch, dinner and late-night with breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean and a casual beach style, while Swirl Ice Cream and Sweet Shop offers guest cold treats and candy options. Guests can also catch breakfast, a light afternoon snack or a cup of coffee at Grab n' Go Grill and Coffee Bar, also located at the Town Center, with oceanfront views. For outdoor seasonal dining, the Pool Bar and Grill pairs burgers and more with great drinks just steps away from the oceanfront pools. Dining is plentiful at Crown Reef Resort and Waterpark!

Transportation


  • Myrtle Beach International Airport (2.4 mi/3.9 km)
  • Hotel offers free airport shuttle service

Attractions

  • Myrtle Beach State Park (0.7 mi/1.1 km)
  • Myrtle Beach Boardwalk (2.4 mi/3.8 km)
  • Myrtle Beach Skywheel (3.2 mi/5.1 km)
  • Myrtle Beach Convention Center (4.2 mi/6.8 km)
  • Broadway at the Beach (5 mi/8.1 km)

Business
  • Offers 11,500 square feet of meeting space for up to 1,200 guests (fees apply)
  • Catering services and personalized menus (fees apply)
Policies and fees

  • Guests booking must be 21 years of age and older to rent a room.

This is not a comprehensive list of fees. Any amounts listed above may not include taxes and are subject to change.

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Crown Reef Resort Rooms

Oceanfront King Efficiency
Sleeps 4 Max, 1 king bed, 1 sleeper sofa, fully equipped kitchen.
Oceanfront Queen Deluxe Suite
Sleeps 8 Max, 2 Queen beds, 1 Murphy bed, 1 Sleeper Sofa, 2 TV's. Fully equipped kitchen.
Oceanfron King Jacuzzi Suite
Sleeps 6 Max. 1 King bed, 1 Murphy bed, 1 Sleeper Sofa, 2 TV's. Fully equipped kitchen, garden tub with jets.
Oceanfront Queen Jacuzzi Suite
Oceanfront Queen jacuzzi Suite. Sleeps 8 Max. 2 Queen beds, 1 Murphy bed, 1 Sleeper sofa, 2 TV's. Fully equipped kitchen, garden tub with jets.
Oceanfront Deluxe Queen
Oceanfront Room Sleeps Max 4, 2 queen beds, compact refrigerator.
Oceanfront Efficiency Room
Oceanfront Room w/ Private Balcony - two queen beds, stove, refrigerator, microwave, toaster, coffee maker, iron, ironing board, hairdryer, safe, and TV w/ free HBO.

Amenities

  • Free internet
  • Free airport shuttle
  • Free parking
  • Indoor pool
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
No smoking rooms/facilities
Elevators
Activities
Indoor pool
Game room
Dining
Bar/Lounge
Restaurant
Room service
Services
In-Room Safe
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Conference facilities
Internet
Free internet
Transportation
Free airport shuttle
Parking
Free parking
Accessibility
Handicapped rooms/facilities
Handicapped parking

Nearby points of interest

  • Springmaid Pier: 0.3 mi
  • Franklin G. Burroughs - Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum: 0.3 mi
  • Myrtle Beach State Park: 1.3 mi
  • Family Kingdom Amusement Park: 2 mi
  • Myrtle Beach Boardwalk: 2.7 mi
  • Ripley's Believe It of Not: 3 mi
  • Myrtle Beach Sky Wheel: 3.1 mi
  • Myrtle Beach Convention Center: 3.8 mi
  • The Children's Museum of South Carolina: 3.9 mi
  • Ticketreturn.com Field: 4 mi
  • Palace Theater: 4.1 mi
  • Le Grande Cirque: 4.2 mi
  • MagiQuest: 4.2 mi
  • WonderWorks: 4.2 mi
  • Ripley's Aquarium: 4.4 mi
  • Springmaid Pier: 0.3 mi
  • Franklin G. Burroughs - Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum: 0.3 mi
  • Myrtle Beach State Park: 1.3 mi
  • Family Kingdom Amusement Park: 2 mi
  • Myrtle Beach Boardwalk: 2.7 mi
  • Ripley's Believe It of Not: 3 mi
  • Myrtle Beach Sky Wheel: 3.1 mi
  • Myrtle Beach Convention Center: 3.8 mi
  • The Children's Museum of South Carolina: 3.9 mi
  • Ticketreturn.com Field: 4 mi
  • Palace Theater: 4.1 mi
  • Le Grande Cirque: 4.2 mi
  • MagiQuest: 4.2 mi
  • WonderWorks: 4.2 mi
  • Ripley's Aquarium: 4.4 mi
  • Legends in Concert: 4.6 mi
  • Nascar SpeedPark Myrtle Beach: 6.2 mi
  • Waccatee Zoo: 7.8 mi
  • King's North at Myrtle Beach National: 9.4 mi
  • The Carolina Opry: 9.4 mi
  • Good Vibrations: 9.4 mi

Meeting facilities

Meeting Info
The Conference Center has over 12,000 square feet of meeting space, which includes an executive boardroom and ample prefunction space. Groups of up to 1200 can convene in this facility. The ballroom can divide into eight sections providing the opportunity to have breakout rooms in addition to general sessions. The meeting rooms can accommodate a variety of seating configurations for any event. The resort and conference center are equipped with high-speed Internet access and complimentary parking is available for conference guests. Host a party poolside or an oceanfront luau under the stars! The popular oceanfront gazebo and spacious pool deck is available for small group events and weddings. The Crown Reef is home to the most dedicated Sales and Catering team on the Grand Strand, who will assist with planning your event and will customize any menu to meet your needs.

Dining

Crown Cafe
The Crown Cafe is a full service restaurant offering breakfast. For those who prefer to eat in the comfort of their oceanfront room, room service is available. Open Seasonally.
Loco Gecko Beach Shak
Loco Gecko Beach Shak is located oceanfront in the Town Center. Serving up burgers, salads, pizzas and wraps, it is a popular dining option for lunch, dinner and late-night.
Swirl Ice Cream & Sweet Shop
Located at the Town Center, Swirl Ice Cream & Sweet Shop is a place where you can grab an ice cream cone, have a shake made or get a bag of candy to enjoy.
Grab n' Go Grill & Coffee Bar
The Grab n' Go Grill & Coffee Bar is located at the Town Center. Featuring light breakfast and grill items as well as coffee, it is open throughout the day for your quick dining needs.
Pool Bar & Grill
The Pool Bar & Grill is located on the pooldeck offering cold drink options for a hot day as well as items off the grill.

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
4:00 PM
Check-out:
11:00 AM

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

Ratings and reviews for Crown Reef Resort

Overall score

2.7 / 5
5.01.0
206 out of 206
Amenities:
2.9
Cleanliness:
2.9
Hotel staff:
3.3
Comfort:
2.9
Location:
3.7
Value:
2.8

56% would recommend to a friend.

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Reviewer score

1
5.01.0
Savannah L.
Business
Spartanburg
Apr 9, 2015

Keep looking, better hotels.

Made the mistake of trying to check in at the hotel instead of across the street at guest services. Waited in line for 30 minutes only to be told my room still wasn't ready. The hotel is partially renovated, like they ran out of money half way through. Inside pools were filthy and crowded. The waterpark section was the only remotely good thing about this hotel. I would advise looking elsewhere to stay, there are far better options for the money than this place.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
1
Comfort:
3
Location:
3
Value:
1
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Nickolas S.
Business
N/A
Mar 22, 2015

Good deal for the price

Was not as clean as expected, overall good for the money.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
christopher B.
Business
Maxton
Mar 18, 2015

Awesome!

It was our first time at this Hotel. The indoor WATERPARK was somewhat heated and that was great considering this time of year. My two little kids had a blast and didn't want to come home. Staff was awesome from the check in to check out. My son got sick late one night and I called Housekeeping for more bed lien, no questions asked brought them up to us quickly with a smile.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Crown Reef Resort

Reviewer score

1
5.01.0
sunnycat
Business
myrtle beach,sc
Sep 22, 2014

Nightmare resort at MB

this hotel was not even close to a remodel we have stayed in Myrtle Beach for years at different locations and I think over all this was the worst. The room was not really redone it had closet doors and no mirrors except in bathroom no pictures on the wall and horrible mustard color wall an old table with non matching chairs looked worse than a flea market find and no clock radio or clock except one on stove kitchen was new but walls were not redone and nothing matched up carpet was the old carpet and very dirty there holes in carpet at closet where door should have been it was very gloomy who wants to go the beach and see that old gloomy room! elevators where worse filthy! they finally hung up moving blankets with ties they had so many complaints! the water slides were fun but pool areas had lots of mold on the edges not very maintained they had lots of tiles missing and you could see all the pumps etc while riding the lazy river and there were wires exposed in several areas I am surprised OSHA had not written them up for that! I was very disappointed as they had sent information that it was completely redone and had spent million at least but nothing was finished I think they mislead a lot of people as I talked to other quest they also had all the same problems and concerns and disappointed as we were! I also had ask for so dish soap after 4 days there and a clean dish towel (they only gave you a half bottle of a sample size) they threw away the note and left nothing! also we ask for a wake up call to go on shelling excursion and no wake call!! the phone in the room was the 60's not all the parts were there finally got it working just needed to call the desk but what a nightmare this place turned out to be the worst we ever had at Myrtle Beach!!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Cleanliness:
1
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
1
Location:
4
Value:
2
Trip purpose:

Business

Entertainment tip: Short drive from hotel

rover lighthouse and shelling excursion great time and very reasonable pricing guide and captain were great!

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Dacia Mysteriata
Business
Concord, NC
Sep 15, 2014

Great value. affordable price

I really enjoyed my stay at this hotel. The room was very clean and comfortable. The staff was courteous and helpful. I loved the mini-water park on the grounds of the hotel. The Crown Reef is a short drive from most of the attractions and restaurants at Myrtle Beach. I will definitely be coming back to this hotel in the future!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Vieda Wedding Attendant
Business
North Carolina
Sep 15, 2014

Lacking that resort status special something

Staff very friendly but unable to assist with purchasing attraction tickets. Sent us elsewhere to purchase tickets. Once there, the ticket office's computer was down. Air condition unit seemed to be malfunctioning, either too cold or too warm. Coffee pot in rooms was dirty. Room and bathroom was clean. Comfortable beds. The cafe was under par charging $4.00 for two cups of coffee. Pool area and water slide affords lots of fun. Family friendly. Did not expect ocean view to be behind water slide tubs. Lol.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Daemon's really nice menu. Great meal. Hotel close to many shopping and common-need stores. Very quiet at night. Family friendly.

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
crazy haired lady
Business
nc
Sep 15, 2014

had fun

Our family had a blast... we went 2 weekends in a row...

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
TATALICIOUS
Business
PHILADELPHIA
Sep 8, 2014

Tatalicious Crew

This hotel was the best it was clean the staff was very helpful and informative the location was great everywhere we visit was no longer than a half an hour away this hotel had more pools than anywhere I've ever stayed.It was an excellent choice.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Entertainment tip: Short drive from hotel

I recommend a rent a car its alot to do on the beach but with a car your not limited good restaurants, outlets, and nightlife is only about a 20 min. drive away from the hotel.

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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Sweet Mama
Business
Hampton, VA
Aug 5, 2014

Great Weekend Vacay!!!

Our room was clean and spacious. The staff was very polite and accommodating. Lots of dining, shopping and entertainment near hotel. Being right on the beach was a plus, even though it rained.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
2
Trip purpose:

Business

Entertainment tip: Short drive from hotel

Broadway

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Missing beach already
Business
Griffin, Georgia
Jun 8, 2014

Fantastic Beach Getaway

We had a wonderful time at the resort. Room was clean and comfy. Pool and lazy river area was fun with many activities (music and kid activities). Staff was friendly and helpful. Will for sure return for another stay!!!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
5
Location:
3
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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