Tides Folly Beach

1 Center StreetFolly Beach29439USA
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About Tides Folly Beach

Looking for an oceanfront getaway? Why not anchor in at Tides Hotel? This property is situated on beautiful Folly Beach.

Visitors can choose from 132 rooms offering amenities such as free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, minifridges, coffemakers and patios or balconies.

Free parking is available on-site and family pets are welcome for a flat fee. Take advantage of the heated oceanfront swimming pool or work up a sweat in the 24-hour fitness center.

When it comes to dining, enjoy the view at the hotel's oceanfront restaurant, BLU, which specializes in fresh seafood concoctions made with local ingredients. Have lighter fare or a drink at BLU's outdoor beach bar, or enjoy a coffee at the hotel's coffeehouse, Roasted, located inside the building.

Tides Hotel is in close proximity to South Carolina Highway 171 and is a short walk away from the beach and fishing pier. It is nine miles away from downtown Charleston.


1 Center Street, Folly Beach, SC, 29439, USA
Telephone: +1 8435886464 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Beach / Sun umbrellas
  • Bell service
  • Business center
  • Computer with internet
  • Concierge
  • Conference rooms
  • Convenience store
  • Deck chairs / Lounge chairs
  • Direct beach access
  • Elevator
  • Express check-in / out
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Gym
  • Hotel bar
  • Hotel bar on the beach
  • Hotel safe
  • Laundry service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Parking garage
  • Pets allowed
  • Pool bar
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Terrace
  • Towels at the pool / beach
  • Washing machine
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Cable TV
  • Central heating
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Ironing board
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Room safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

Wellness / Spa

  • Beauty salon


  • Accessible parking
  • Wheelchair accessible

For children

  • Child / Baby crib

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 16:00
  • Check-out: 11:00

Positive Reviews

Outstanding and central location.

You will enjoy being close to all the action at this hotel. Tides is located near the beach, so it provides a relaxing getaway, but it is also in close proximity to downtown Charleston. Guests have said they appreciated being so close to all the area has to offer and love that the property is within walking distance to restaurants and nightlife.

Relaxing views.

During your stay, you will enjoy seeing the ocean and hearing the soothing sound of its waves. All guest rooms face the beach and the hotel provides visitors with easy access to the ocean.

Superb staff.

You can expect helpful and friendly staff members at Tides, willing to tell you where all the area's points of interest are located. Reception staff have been described as cheerful and welcoming, restaurant staff members also have been said to be helpful.

Negative Reviews

More luxuries for the price.

Several visitors have commented that room and hotel amenities could be better for the price of a night's stay. Some people have specifically mentioned the quality of bedding, towels and room furnishings, saying they were lacking. A few other guests were disappointed a complimentary breakfast was not included for the price they paid.

Room cleanliness may be an issue.

There have been a number of complaints about room cleanliness, especially mold in rooms and issues with dirty or sticky carpeting. There also have been complaints related to cockroach sightings.

Parking limited.

Several guests said they have had issues finding parking on the property.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 1571 reviews across the web
8 /10
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    8.2 /10
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    8.0 /10
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    7.9 /10
8 out of 10 based on 1571 reviews