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Anderson Ocean Club and Spa 3.5

Central Myrtle Beach, Myrtle Beach, Coastal South Carolina

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  • Direct access to a long, sandy beach
  • Easy access to several golf courses, Ripley Aquarium, and restaurants
  • Good spa with an interesting menu (but expensive!)
  • All rooms have a full kitchen with washer and dryer
  • Family-friendly: Kids' program, mini-golf, lazy river
  • Indoor heated pool and two outdoor pools
  • Adequate fitness center with modern machines


  • No restaurant on-site, just a pool bar
  • Some rooms have poor views
  • The hotel is showing wear and tear
  • Dated decor
  • Carpeted floors that can get sandy

Bottom Line

This upper-middle-range property has a convenient location on the waterfront, with direct access to a great beach, and proximity to shopping, several golf courses, and downtown Myrtle Beach. The clean rooms are among the nicest in this price category in Myrtle Beach, though the decor style is a bit dated. The property also offers several pools and an adequate fitness center. It is very convenient for families traveling with kids: it has a lazy river, an 18-hole mini-golf course, a kid’s program, and full kitchens in every unit.

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On a sandy beach in the heart of Myrtle Beach

The Anderson is located directly on a sandy beach, along with dozens of other resorts, very close to the city center, and to chain restaurants. There are very few local stores in the area, but the huge Broadway At The Beach mega-mall and entertainment center is only a few minutes’ drive from the hotel.

Myrtle Beach's Downtown is the place to be in this seaside resort city, home to a bustling boardwalk, numerous all-American and international eateries, shops, and huge resorts. It also offers a number of water activities -- deep sea fishing, jet skiing, sunbathing, and those banana boat rides that will keep you from taking yourself too seriously. If you're hoping for a busy, entertaining vacation for the family, Downtown is your spot.

  • 12-minute drive to Myrtle Beach International Airport
  • 2-minute drive to Ripley’s Believe It or Not Museum
  • 3-minute drive to Myrtle Beach Convention Center
  • 4-minute drive to Family Kingdom Amusement Park
  • 5-minute drive to Ripley’s Aquarium
  • 5-minute drive to Broadway at the Beach Shopping Mall, complete with an IMAX theater
  • 7-minute drive to Pine Lakes Country Club
  • 9-minute drive to the Coastal Grand Shopping Mall, with dozens of stores a movie theater
  • 9-minute drive to Myrtlewood Golf Course
  • 11-minute drive to River Oaks Golf Course
  • 12-minute drive to Myrtle Beach State Park
  • 20-minute drive to Myrtle Beach National Golf Course

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2600 N. Ocean Blvd, Myrtle Beach, Coastal South Carolina 29577-3239, United States

Room Types

  • One Bedroom, Oceanfront
  • One Bedroom, Ocean View
  • Studio, Ocean View
  • Three Bedroom, Oceanfront
  • Two Bedroom, Oceanfront
  • Two Bedroom, Oceanfront (10 People)
  • Two Bedroom, Ocean View

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