Hotels Near the Airport in Myrtle Beach, SC

by Laura Latzko
Some hotels near the Myrtle Beach airport have ocean-view rooms.

Some hotels near the Myrtle Beach airport have ocean-view rooms.

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The Myrtle Beach International Airport is centrally located in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, and serves major carriers going to and coming from destinations such as Atlanta and Charlotte. Hotels near the airport are within 30 minutes of the city’s beaches, golf courses, amusement centers, theme parks, children’s museum, minor league baseball stadium, casinos, dinner theaters and concert venues. They also offer trip-planning and airport shuttle services, locations on or near the Atlantic Ocean, outdoor swimming pools and on-site restaurants.

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Hampton Inn and Suites Oceanfront Resort

The Hampton Inn and Suites Oceanfront Resort is located on the oceanfront, about 2.4 miles from the Myrtle Beach airport. This hotel provides a free shuttle service to and from the airport, and features a family-friendly atmosphere, with a playhouse and slide, and outdoor swimming pools with lazy rivers and mushroom-shaped sprayers. The children’s program offers movie nights and beach games. For adults, a day spa features mineral bath treatments and private couples’ suites. Guests enjoy a daily breakfast that includes French toast sticks or eggs; breakfast bags are available for those who cannot stay for breakfast, and include bottles of water, fruit, muffins and cereal bars. Most guest rooms and suites come with balconies overlooking the ocean. Suites have children's bedrooms with bunk beds, LCD-TVs in every room and kitchens with dishes and silverware.

Sun-N-Sand Resort

The Sun-N-Sand Resort is about 3.3 miles from the Myrtle Beach airport and about 10 minutes from the Family Kingdom amusement park and the Coastal Grand Mall. Located directly on the oceanfront, the hotel features a tropical atmosphere with palm trees that surround the exterior of the building and the outdoor swimming pool. The hotel also has an indoor swimming pool and a fitness center with weight-lifting equipment. Guest rooms and suites come with balconies with ocean views, LCD-TVs with DVD players, down comforters, plush sofas, ovens, stoves and wet bars. An on-site grill restaurant offers an outdoor patio overlooking the beach.

Springmaid Beach Resort

The Springmaid Beach Resort is about four miles from the airport and within 15 minutes of the Children’s Museum of South Carolina and Myrtle Beach State Park. The hotel sits directly on the oceanfront, where guests enjoy parasailing, boating, fishing and windsurfing activities. A fishing pier, outdoor pools with lazy rivers, children’s swimming pools with spraying stations and an on-site white sand beach enhance the hotel’s tropical ambiance. The pier offers an outdoor café with ocean views, ice cream treats and American-style food, as well as a tackle shop with bait, souvenirs and beach equipment. A game room features billiard tables and pinball machines, and the on-site miniature golf course is designed like a small fishing community. The hotel hosts planned activities such as arts and crafts sessions, beach baseball or soccer games, pool races, water aerobics classes, tie-dying sessions, scavenger hunts and bocce ball games. The hotel features three buildings with suites with one- to three bedrooms, balconies with beach views, dining room tables and refrigerators with freezers. Hotel packages include horseback riding sessions or tickets to shows at the Alabama Theater.

Courtyard Myrtle Beach Broadway

Courtyard Myrtle Beach sits about 4.3 miles from the airport and across the street from Broadway at the Beach, a waterfront area amusement park with a traditional-style carousel and a theater that presents Broadway shows and circus acts. A sparsely decorated lobby lounge adds to the understated yet comfortable atmosphere of the hotel. Guest rooms and suites come with oversized desks with rolling office chairs, down pillows and flat-screen LCD-TVs; some suites have two-person hot tubs. Hotel staff provides bottled water for an extra fee, and the market sells ice cream, beer, aspirin, laundry detergent and frozen burgers. An on-site restaurant offers daily breakfast buffet with grits, made-to-order eggs, waffles, sausage and bacon. The fitness center provides weight-lifting equipment and weights; the hotel provides passes to the American Athletic Club, a facility with personal trainers and spin, yoga and kickboxing classes. One hotel package includes champagne and chocolate-covered strawberries.

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