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South of the Border

I-95 at US 301/501, Dillon, SC 29547
+1 843-774-2411
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What a dump

Not worth stopping at except for fuel and maybe the bathroom with the ancient hand dryer that just... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
bobtops
,
Yonkers, New York
Kind of a Zoo

We stopped for gas and a bite to eat - very confusing. So much "stuff" just thrown into one place... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ocean-Traveler55
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Fernandina Beach, Florida
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  • Excellent15%
  • Very good24%
  • Average34%
  • Poor13%
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I-95 at US 301/501, Dillon, SC 29547
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Not worth stopping at except for fuel and maybe the bathroom with the ancient hand dryer that just about blows air at all. We stayed here for one night on our way back to Myrtle Beach to close on our new place. The out door...More

Thank bobtops
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped for gas and a bite to eat - very confusing. So much "stuff" just thrown into one place. Not well organized at all and very dirty. Not impressed.

Thank Ocean-Traveler55
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow, this place has sure grown since I was a kid. Still extremely cheesy but had to stop anyway. Used the truck stop restroom. Was clean but old. Only went into one store just to look around and get out of the car for a...More

Thank Beth M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is a mess. The workers are unfriendly, helpful and seem completely apathetic about their jobs. The place smells awful and there were lots of black flies hanging around the trash cans. We were going to eat there but rushed out of there as...More

Thank kim22041
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you're looking for a 5-star resort and entertainment complex, keep driving. That's not what SOB is about. SOB is a throwback to the 60s, with wholesome family entertainment and tacky gift shops. We are staying at the motel right now and while the grounds...More

2  Thank DeeJayGude
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Title says it. Did stop and take a look around. As someone else noted, no longer in its heyday, but, quirky nonetheless and, a nice break from the road. Skip eating at Pedro's, attempted dinner there and the food was dry and lacked flavor (burritos...More

1  Thank Karen H
Reviewed 9 October 2017

I suppose the first time I saw the billboards every half mile for at least 100 miles out, I should have stopped there. That was about 40 years ago, and every time I have driven on I-95 through this area I have always kept driving....More

1  Thank c5mjb
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

For those of us downsizing, you need not stop-lots of trinkets, fireworks, etc. We stopped because we went by it tons of times on I-95, and decided to check it out. We were going to stay at the campground, but reviews were terrible. So we...More

1  Thank Joannvan
Reviewed 5 October 2017

This place has been around since 1949. It's no longer in its heyday, but it is a piece of American history. The billboards used to be more creative, but still provide a fun countdown through the hideous stretch of 95 through the carolinas. The children's...More

1  Thank Horace2014
Reviewed 28 September 2017

It is every bit as tacky as it looks from the Interstate, BUT that also sort of added to the experience. It is very dated and campy, but for being what it is, it was a fun stop along the way. I had passed this...More

1  Thank Heath G
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SigTyr
20 August 2017|
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Response from Scott P | Reviewed this property |
There is plenty of truck parking
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lanirpt
14 August 2017|
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Response from NicoleMarieTeresa | Reviewed this property |
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Mayra G
9 August 2017|
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Response from timothyeruiz | Reviewed this property |
Yes! Just stop by and look around, get gas, eatat various restaurants, lodge for the night (payable), whatever you need.
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