A 17-story atrium lobby features two tall cabanas draped in blue-and-white fabric, potted plants, palm trees, and teak lounges with thick, colorful cushions. The relaxed, nautical ambience of the hotel attracts families, golfers, and business travelers attending meetings at a conference center in the 145-acre Kingston Plantation resort community, of which the hotel is a part.
Guests have a myriad of water recreation choices, including a beachfront pool, toddlers’ pool, and spa tub. Hotel guests can also enjoy facilities at Embassy Suites, 400 yards away by boardwalk, including an outdoor water playground, a 350-foot lazy river, and spa tubs. Indoor swimming is available a half-mile from the hotel at a health club’s lap pool. The 50,000-square-foot health club offers a fitness center, exercise classes, and racquetball courts.
A fishing pier with a restaurant is just a half-mile south of the hotel.
10000 Beach Club Drive
Myrtle Beach, SC 29572
Nearest major airport:
Myrtle Beach, SC (MYR-Myrtle Beach Jetport)
Café Amalfi – Ocean-view, mezzanine-level, air-conditioned restaurant with ceiling fans, windows with white drapes, blond wood, blue- , yellow- , and red-striped linens. Buffet and à la carte breakfast. Lunch/dinner choices such as lobster ravioli, Cajun-fried oysters, Maryland crab cakes, hickory-baked salmon, stuffed jumbo shrimp, prime rib, steaks, burgers, and sandwiches.
Beachcombers – Casual, open-air, ocean-view bar and café open afternoons during warm-weather months. Pizza, burgers, sandwiches, salads.
Veranda Bar- Mezzanine-level lounge open evenings. Big-screen television. Upholstered seating.
Wet Whistle – Pool bar open in summer for tropical drinks.
The Bakery – Located off lobby. Starbucks coffee, pastries. Open early morning to mid-afternoon.
Theme park(s) nearby
NEARBY POINTS OF INTEREST
Restaurant Row – 1 mile
Tanger Outlet Center – 1 mile
Colonial Mall – 1.5 miles
The Carolina Opry – 2 miles
Dolly Parton’s Dixie Stampede (dinner show) – 2 miles
Alabama Theatre – 3 miles
Grand Prix Family Thrill Park – 3.5 miles
Barefoot Landing (shopping, dining, entertainment) – 7 miles
Coastal Grand mall (shopping, dining) – 12.5 miles
Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR): Approximate driving time is 30 minutes and distance is 13 miles.
Driving directions from Myrtle Beach International Airport: Depart airport to US-17 north. Proceed approximately 11 miles to Lake Arrowhead Rd and turn right. At first light, turn left onto Kings Rd. Follow signs to Hilton Myrtle Beach Resort on right.
Getting there: Taxis ($16-$25) are available at the airport. Prices subject to change. Car rentals are available online.
Getting around: Complimentary on-demand shuttle vans transport guests around the 145-acre resort, to the golf course, and to attractions within a 1.5-mile radius.
HHonors points or related frequent traveler miles are not honored on guestrooms sold via this Web site.
Extra person charges may apply depending on hotel policy.
There are no room charges for children 17 and younger occupying the same room as their parents.
Rollaways and cribs may be available and should be requested at the time of booking; fees may apply.
Photo identification and credit card or cash deposit are required upon check-in for incidental charges.
All special requests are subject to availability upon check-in.
Pets not allowed
Check-in time is 4 PM
Check-out time is 11 AM
On site, a series of unfinished wooden decks and staircases leads to a swimming pool with a children’s section, a separate toddler’s pool, and a nine-person spa tub–all flanked by garden-terrace sundecks. Other amenities comprise three racquetball courts, a massage room, a free-weight room, an expansive room containing cardio and weight machines, and an exercise room offering aerobics, yoga, and Pilates classes (surcharges). Resort guests also have access to the 50,000-square-foot Kingston Plantation’s Sport & Health Club, which is a half-mile from the hotel and includes a 65-foot, four-lane lap pool, an eight-person spa tub, and a sauna.
During summer months, complimentary supervised children’s activities are available, with surcharges for certain arts and crafts and evening sessions. Adult and family activities are also offered in summer. A spacious, air-conditioned, ocean-view room contains coin-operated video games and game tables. A lobby computer offers a high-speed Internet connection (surcharge). A gift shop sells resort wear, beachwear, and sundries as well as gifts.
Complimentary on-demand shuttle vans transport guests around the 145-acre resort, to the golf course, and to attractions within a 1.5-mile radius.
See a list of property amenities
24-hour front desk
Internet access – wireless
Number of floors: 17
Pool table on site
Room service (limited hours)
Swimming pool – children’s
Air-conditioned public areas
Dry cleaning service
Gift shops or newsstand
Internet access in public areas – high speed
Meeting rooms (small groups)
Number of rooms: 385
Restaurant(s) in hotel
Safe-deposit box – front desk
Supervised child care/activities
Swimming pool – outdoor
Just above the beach, a wooden deck furnished with thickly cushioned lounge chairs features a 45-by-45-foot pool divided into children’s and adult sections and a separate toddlers’ pool. Isolated on the opposite side of a pool bar (open in summer) is another sundeck with a nine-person spa tub next to a sand volleyball court. A wooden staircase leads from the pool deck to the beach.
A 400-yard beachfront boardwalk connects the hotel to a companion property, Embassy Suites, where guests enjoy access to an extensive water playground featuring slides, spouts, jet sprays, and a six-foot bucket that dumps water down a sloped roof onto children below. Adjacent to the playground is a 350-foot lazy river with tubes. Nearby there’s also an outdoor stage for live entertainment. (The water playground and stage are closed in winter; open Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays in spring; and open daily in summer and early autumn, depending on weather.)
Also open to hotel guests are Embassy Suites’ other outdoor water attractions, comprising an irregularly shaped 50-foot-long pool, a 50-foot-long freeform children’s pool, a toddlers’ pool, and three nine-person spa tubs, as well as a pool bar and open-air café. Winter swimming is available a half-mile from the hotel at the Kingston Plantation’s Sport & Health Club, which includes an indoor, 65-foot, four-lane lap pool and an eight-person spa tub.
Just outside the hotel’s entrance are four, lighted, hard-surface tennis courts (complimentary). Adjacent to the Sport & Health Club is a tennis center with five hard-surface courts and four clay courts–all lighted (surcharges for play). Instruction and clinics are available (surcharges). The Sport & Health Club also offers three racquetball courts (surcharges) and aerobics, Pilates, and yoga classes (surcharges).
Across the street from the Kingston Plantation Resort, one-half mile from the hotel lies Arcadian Shores Golf Club with an 18-hole championship course, a driving range, a practice green, and a golf academy for instruction. Hotel guests receive preferred tee times. The hotel’s golf concierge can also book tee times at the Myrtle Beach area’s other 120 courses.
Four miles north of the hotel, an independent water sports center on the beach rents kayaks and sailboats and books parasailing flights and banana-boat rides
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.
Golfing on site
Golf – miniature nearby
Surfing/boogie boarding on site
Racquetball/squash on site
Volleyball on site
Pilates classes/instruction on site
Hiking/biking trails on site
Bird watching nearby
Golf – driving range on site
Jet skiing nearby
Swimming on site
Running track/path on site
Aerobics on site
Yoga classes/instruction on site
Internet access – high speed
Internet access – surcharge
Internet access – dial-up
Massage – available in room
Complimentary newspaper (M-F)
Internet access – TV
Free local calls
Iron/ironing board (on request)
Cribs (infant beds) available
The hotel offers 385 guestrooms in a 17-story, pale-yellow building with blue trim. Rooms feature balconies offering angled views of the ocean. Decor provides a contemporary ambience of yellow walls, a blue accent wall, and brightly colored bedspreads and art prints. Beds are triple sheeted. Bathrobes provide lounging comfort. Microwave ovens and compact refrigerators offer convenience.
Dark-colored wood furniture includes work desks with swivel chairs. On the desks are high-speed Internet connections (surcharges). The 27-inch TVs provide Internet access with wireless keyboards (surcharges), as well as pay movies.