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Avista Resort
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

We just stayed 6 nights at this hotel for the first time ever at Myrtle beach. From our experience we would pass on staying at this hotel a second time. I've stayed at nicer hotels for less. There are a few updates that could be done to make this hotel a better stay. CONS that we experienced were :
TV's were small and no HD. There were no USB ports in our room to plug in our devices.
Decor was a bit dated I'm talking about the furniture and fixtures in our room.
there was brown dirt/ dust spots on the white ceilings along the walls edge.
A shelf on our bathroom cabinet was broken in our room along with the spa tub didn't work either. The cover for the bathroom fan was broke and hanging down. The light above our kitchen table was burned out I brought it to the attention of the staff who asked how about say was going "twice" but nobody came to change it. A smoke or heat detector in our Kitchenette was hanging loose off it's mounting bass from the ceiling a bit. Looks like they did some work or replacement of the unit and couldn't get all the wires shoved back in far enough to remount it correctly.
Housekeeping services could of been better. We did get clean towels and supplies daily but they only ran the vacuum in our room once in six day stay. Bed Pillows were not good woke up with a stiff neck every morning. Also the bathroom towels were like drying off with sandpaper.

PROS: the ocean view was great from our balcony the pool areas were clean, small but adequate. The Avista staff we interacted with were nice folks. The Parking garage is nice to keep your ride out of the blazing sun but be warned it's a tight fit if your driving a SUV or truck. You will find yourself backing up at corners or pulling ahead and then backing up to let another car pass before you can make the turn to the floor above. SLOW DOWN and use the hanging mirrors provided and you will be fine I did it with a 4 door full-size pickup.
TIP back into the parking stalls it's easier to pull out then back out.

Stayed: August 2017, travelled with family
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Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

My family and I had a wonderful stay at the Avista Resort at Myrtle Beach, South Caroline. They made sure the rooms were clean every day and if we needed anything they made it happen! We can't wait until next year's family vacation!

Stayed: August 2017, travelled with family
1  Thank Bobby R
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JimEg, General Manager at Avista Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2017

So nice to see you found us and we are truly grateful your family will be returning. See you all next year!

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Reviewed 17 August 2017

My husband and I were looking for a reasonably priced place to stay on the beach for about 5 days for a quick vacation getaway from the Midwest (at the end of May to beginning of June). Overall, we had a good experience at Avista. Our room was very well-maintained and was very clean. The view from the balcony was great. The staff was friendly. We never went to the pool, but they seemed pretty small for how big the hotel is. However, coming to the beach is really more about the beach than the pool! We only have two complaints from our trip:

1. We arrived at Avista on the last day of Bike Week. When we arrived there were motorcycles everywhere and some pretty rough looking characters. There were rowdy kids all over the pool and parts of the hotel seemed pretty trashed from the bikers. My husband gave me a look when we arrived since I had booked the hotel, and he was wondering what I had got us into. Thankfully it was the last day of Bike Week, but I wish there had been signs up that clearly stated what was going on. We finally asked hotel staff and found out why things seemed so crazy. I can't imagine if we been at Avista during the entirety of Bike Week.

2. There was a woman in the hotel lobby named Charlotte Brown who called us over about a day into our visit to ask if we had gotten our welcome gifts. She told us she worked with the hotel concierge and wanted to know if we had planned any excursions for our vacation because she could try to get us a deal. We said we were possibly thinking about jet skiing, and she started going to work on her computer to put together a discounted package for us. At first, we thought this was a nice service that the hotel offered as she implied that she worked with the hotel to get customers deals. However, it quickly became apparent that she wanted us to attend a timeshare presentation for Wyndham. Ultimately, we decided to do it since we had never been to one before and my husband had gotten pretty sunburnt the day before so some time out of the sun sounded good and the $150 we were going to get was enticing. We went, and it was pretty much what we expected. Of course, we said no and especially had no problem doing so when we saw the ridiculous interest rates they wanted to charge for financing. It was very sad to see a lot of other people sucked into their high-pressured tactics though, and we were very surprised Avista would allow one of their slimy representatives to sit in the lobby and manipulate people into attending the presentation.

Aside from these two issues, we overall had a good experience and would recommend Avista to anyone looking for a well-maintained and clean budget-friendly getaway.

  • Stayed: June 2017, travelled as a couple
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JimEg, General Manager at Avista Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2017

Thank you for visiting with us and for sending us your feedback. We feel back you didn't have the experience you wanted an certainly understand where you are coming from but know it is up to the guest to decide if time shares are right for them. We do hope it does not keep you from coming back as our guest. Thank you and hope you will visit with us.

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Reviewed 17 August 2017

I loved the hotel and the staff was amazing. Steps from the beach and the views were great. The only thing I can say that was a little inconvenient, was that you had to park across the street and the parking spots were not numbered so if you don't like heights I probably wouldn't recommend staying here. There is a golf cart at the main building that will drive you to your car, so that makes it easier. We were on the 6th floor and it was quiet even though we were right across from the elevator bank. I would say that if you need an elevator around check in time they are a little hard to get and I would think staff should work out that one elevator should be ran by them to get people up and down that are checking in. Other than that stay on the beach or at the pool till after 5 and you are all set. Free DVD rental included in the stay and an activities center for the kids, really make this a great place for families to vacation.

  • Stayed: August 2017, travelled with family
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JimEg, General Manager at Avista Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2017

Thank you all for being our gust and for the information you have passed along. We know check in time can get busy and appreciate your patience with this process.

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Reviewed 16 August 2017

My family of 8 stayed in one of the two bedroom units and had an amazing time. We loved the view, the pools and the atmosphere. We were there the first weekend after Memorial Day, so it was crazy busy but we still managed to find seating around the pool. The worst part was the wait for the elevators. Also, the restaurant there is about a 3 out of 5 for quality and service. We enjoyed having a bar right beside the pool to get drinks and the short walk to the beach. I would recommend this place to anyone. Another awesome thing is the proximity to everything. There's a Kroger nearby that has great prices and lots of souvenir shops and restaurants. Go Visit!

  • Stayed: June 2017, travelled with family
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JimEg, General Manager at Avista Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2017

Thank you for visiting and taking the time to write. I want you to know we have a new Amazing Executive Chef, Chef Mike, and he has some mad skills and we hope you come back to give them a try. Looking forward to your return stay with us.

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Address: 300 North Ocean Boulevard, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582-2928
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Region: United States > South Carolina > Coastal South Carolina > North Myrtle Beach
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#3 On the Beach Hotel in North Myrtle Beach
#3 Family Hotel in North Myrtle Beach
#4 Business Hotel in North Myrtle Beach
#6 Romantic Hotel in North Myrtle Beach
Price Range: RM426 - RM1,379 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Avista Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 326
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
One of North Myrtle Beach's newest oceanfront condominium resorts. Extraordinary features and architectural beauty combine to offer visitors the ultimate vacation experience. A condo to suit your every need and provide the finest experience possible; this is what differentiates between an average resort and the Avista Resort. As one of the first guests to have the opportunity to enjoy the experience of our new resort it will be our pleasure to serve you. ... more   less 
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